Metro ServiceThere are many ways to conserve mobile data usage on an everyday basis. ■ Metro Service / Contributed Anyone with a smartphone is familiar with data plans. In fact, data may be more important to consumers than their phone minutes, as making phone calls has taken a backseat to various other smartphone capabilities. Deciphering data plans has become complicated. As major mobile carriers frequently jockey for position, the prices of plans change depending on various factors, including data. Short-term offers to lure in new customers can also complicate matters, as can deciding just how much data one person needs. Consumer Reports has done the research and offers their comparison on
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