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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘upgrades’

T-Mobile’s Jump Being Changed For The Better [Report]

In its quest to shake up the mobile industry, T-Mobile revealed Jump last year as a way to allow consumers to upgrade their devices twice a year. It also instigated a six month waiting period between signing up and being able to upgrade. All of that may be gone by next week. TmoNews reports that T-Mobile will be introducing a …

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Sprint to Unveil Its Unsubsidized Pricing Plan

Back in July, T-Mobile introduced its “Jump!” pricing plan. The mobile provider’s new plan, instead of subsidizing the cost of new smartphones, allows customers to pay for their devices on a monthly basis. In addition, customers on the plan can upgrade to newer smartphones on a yearly basis instead of being locked into a two-year contract. Within days of T-Mobile’s …

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No Contract, Flexible Upgrade “Verizon Edge” Plans Announced

Though T-Mobile got the ball rolling with its “Jump!” plan that allows customers to upgrade their phones twice every year, AT&T soon followed suit with its similar “Next” pricing plans, which allow customers to upgrade after making payments on a device for one year. The announcements seem to have put pressure on Verizon, which earlier this week was rumored to …

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AT&T Next Lets You Upgrade Your Phone Every Year At No Extra Cost

For years, wireless carriers made it all but impossible to upgrade your smartphone. Sure, you could pay the full price of the phone, but you could only get those wonderful upgrade subsidizations every two years. Now the wireless carriers are beginning to wise up and offer better upgrade options. AT&T announced AT&T Next today – a new plan that allows …

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T-Mobile Announces Jump, Allows You To Upgrade Twice A Year

T-Mobile made headlines earlier when it ditched contracts, and became the “uncarrier.” Now it’s ditching another much maligned carrier practice – the two-year upgrade cycle. T-Mobile just announced Jump today at its press event. The new service, which costs $10 a month, allows those on T-Mobile to upgrade their smartphone twice every year. Even better, Jump treats you like a …

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Windows 8 Upgrade: Should You Make The Jump?

Windows 8 upgrades will be coming to current Windows users on October 26. The question now is whether or not you should take Microsoft up on their fantastic offer to upgrade to the new OS for only $39.99. Some doomsayers claim that Windows 8 will be bad for everyone, but it’s true value will be determined by what you use …

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Microsoft Is Insane: Offers Windows 8 Upgrades From XP Onward For Only $40

I never upgrade to the newest version of Windows until I get a new computer. There’s a reason for that. I don’t feel like spending $120 on the newest version of Windows unless I’m going to get some hardware with it. Microsoft has never really made it cost effective to upgrade to the next version of Windows until now. In …

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New Ustream Interface Focuses On Exploration

Live video streaming site Ustream has announced that some pretty big changes to the site are on the way. It’s “rebuilt from the ground up,” they say, and its goal is to “provide a simplified experience for viewers and broadcasters.” The new interface is being called Ustream Explore, as it “reflects the increased focus on allowing you to quickly explore …

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