New Game Alert: Risky Pix is Now on Nextplus

Posted on January 19th, 2016 by erikt | Comments

Nextplus just got risky! 😉  The latest version of Nextplus now includes “Risky Pix,” an exciting new game where you can swap random pics from each other’s phones. Think of it as a Russian roulette with photos  -- you don’t know which picture from your album is sent until it’s been revealed. Don’t worry,  pictures […]

‘Twas the Season to Call Family and Friends!

Posted on January 12th, 2016 by erikt | Comments

64% of people said Christmas is the holiday they’re most likely to text or call their loved ones Sleigh bells weren’t the only thing jingling this past holiday season – so were our phones! We’re hardly ever without them, but during Christmastime, our phones play an even more important role in keeping us connected with […]

Earn Credits to Increase Your Talk Time This Holiday Season!

Posted on December 16th, 2015 by erikt | Comments

The temperatures are dropping and peppermint hot chocolate is the only cure. You know what that means: we are now squarely in the holiday season -- ‘the most wonderful time of year’ to catch up with family and friends. But calling your parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and closest pals doesn’t always come cheap. […]

Survey Says: “WiFi Coverage Reins Supreme!”

Posted on August 4th, 2015 by erikt | Comments

Looks like we aren’t the only ones in favor of not paying expensive phone bills! We recently checked in with 70+ million of our closest pals, our users, to understand where they stand on carriers, WiFi use and communication in general. Thanks to your participation, we walked away with insight into what mobile users under […]

9 Awesome Internet-Inspired Tattoos

Posted on November 18th, 2013 by shein | Comments

Are you obsessed with the Internet? We mean emphatically and unabashedly obsessed? If so, you better scope out the competition. We spotted a new demographic of folks who have taken their enthusiasm for the Internet to the next level – skin level. Yes, we’re talking about Internet tattoos. They’re bold, permanent, and destined to be […]

This Week on Reddit

Posted on November 15th, 2013 by shein | Comments

Reddit is a truly magical place – one filled with guys like Scumbag Steve, evil Colonel Sanders, and everyone’s favorite dressed-up pug. It’s also the place where memes and viral Internet sensations are born, making Reddit an invaluable place to visit for staying up-to-date on emerging trends, videos, and unforgettable Internet history in the making. […]

7 Ways to Welcome Fall Onto Your Smartphone

Posted on November 13th, 2013 by shein | Comments

It’s that time of year again when leaves are raked up into piles, coats and wool sweaters emerge from closets, and hot chocolate sounds like the ultimate drink choice. The Autumnal Equinox was September 23 this year, but we still have a month until winter officially arrives. So celebrate fall (and the dearth of snow) […]

textPlus Donates Free Calling to the Philippines so Families and Friends Affected Can Stay Connected

Posted on November 12th, 2013 by shein | Comments

In response to the unimaginable destruction and loss of life caused by Typhoon Haiyan, textPlus announces that users trying to call the Philippines can do so for free starting today. Technology is meant to help during emergencies like this, and textPlus is hopeful our service can reconnect families and friends affected by this disaster. Calling […]

7 Great Chains for Free WiFi

Posted on November 12th, 2013 by shein | Comments

As far as inventions go, wireless internet ranks right up there with running water, electricity, and yes; the toilet. In 2013, access to the Internet is incredibly essential. Whether you’re applying for a job, trying to stay up-to-date on the news, or trying to connect with friends and family: the Internet should be easily accessible […]