When Apple announced the iPhone 6s in early September, the company also introduced a new payment system called the iPhone Upgrade Program. Apple’s iPhone financing scheme is similar to what many carriers are already offering, with pricing starting at around $32 per month for the 16GB iPhone 6s. Show More Summary
Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program appears to be leading U.S. phone buyers away from AT&T and Verizon toward carriers with cheaper fees such as T-Mobile and Sprint, a report said on Monday.
With Turbo 2, Motorola and Verizon hope to compete against iPhones and Samsung’s Galaxys.
Motorola has been one of Verizon's Android device partners for many years now. Before Verizon had the iPhone, Motorola's DROID smartphones provided several alternatives for users who didn't want to leave Verizon, or who wanted the features or differentiation provided by Android smartphones. Show More Summary
WiFi calling – the iPhone feature Apple introduced in iOS 9 – is a really handy feature, routing phone calls over WiFi when the mobile signal is poor or non-existent. There’s just one problem: it’s illegal for U.S. carriers to support the feature because it breaks the TTY text-chat protocol used by some hearing-impaired users. AT&T asked the […]
Apple's selling so many, it could end up warping the used-phone market, a Verizon exec says.
Apple's influence on China is so powerful that it could soon skew the market there for used cell phones — with a ripple effect for the rest of the cellular industry. There are now so many iPhones being sold in China, Verizon chief financial officer Fran Shammo told investors Tuesday, that it may wind up affecting the […]
The U.S. wireless market has been contending with increasing saturation and that competition likely mounted during Q3, with the increasing promotional activity surrounding the launch of Apple‘s new iPhone 6S, as well as growing signs of subscriber stabilization at Sprint, which had been a source of new subscribers for larger carriers in the past. Show More Summary
Verizon Wireless updated its Verizon Message+ app for iPhones, adding the ability to make phone calls over WiFi. In order for WiFi calling to work, Verizon iPhone owners will need to switch on the advanced calling function of their phone. Show More Summary
Verizon iPhone users still clinging on to their grandfathered unlimited data plans will shortly face a $20 price hike. The wireless carrier confirmed to CNET that it plans to raise the price of its old unlimited plan, meaning grandfathered customers will face a monthly data plan charge of $49. The price increase will take place once each individual contract […]
Despite not knowing what Sony’s plans are regarding the launch of the Sony Xperia Z5 here in the states (they recently cancelled the launch of the Verizon Xperia Z4v), the device still has us intrigued. Not only does it look great, but the phone recently received top honors in DxOMark’s list of best smartphone cameras.
Thanks to its big, beautiful screen, fast performance, and excellent optical image stabilization for video capture, the Apple iPhone 6s Plus is the ultimate phablet on Verizon.
The Apple iPhone 6s is one of the fastest phones on Verizon, with improved camera quality and network performance over its predecessor.
There’s never been a more confusing time to buy an iPhone. If you’re looking for the best deal on a new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus, you have tons of options. From Apple to AT&T, Verizon to T-Mobile, carriers and retailers have expanded their options for buying a new iPhone. That, plus an upheaval in […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Do you tend to skip a generation or two before getting a new iPhone? If you’re a Verizon subscriber, you may not want to — or have to — thanks to the carrier’s new plan. “If you purchase either the iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus with Verizon’s Device Payment option,” the carrier said ahead […]
Competition can be a beautiful thing. Verizon this week announced a new iPhone upgrade program that will allow users to pay off their new iPhone in monthly installments. Under the new program, Verizon subscribers will be able to upgrade...Show More Summary
I picked up a new iPhone today. I tried to get the iPhone 6S Plus but the two Verizon stores in my area didn’t receive a single phone in the larger screen size despite the color and storage..zero, nada. I will be happy overall with this considering my docks and such will fit with the […]
It's another sign of the tremendous changes facing the wireless industry these days.
This year is the first iPhone upgrade cycle after all major carriers have eliminated or de-emphasized device subsidies, and carriers are apparently anxious to scoop up new customers: especially the big spenders of the phone world, people who simply must have the newest phone model every year. Verizon WIreless apparently thinks that it’s above the price war, but is happy …
Verizon is rolling out a new payment plan for the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, one that finally brings it into line with what other wireless carriers are offering. The company will now let you trade in your old iPhone for a new one every single year. That's a major improvement over its previous stance, […]