Update: Boost Mobile has announced that it will be selling the K7 as the Tribute 5 sometime this quarter. No details on specs, pricing nor availability. (Via)
You want to see something other than refrigerators? We bet you do. How about some smartphones from LG? They’re not exactly class-leading machines, though, but at least these phones invigorate the company’s mid-range lineup with some refined design and decent core specs. But will these two K-series phones catch eyes in the budget market?
That’s what LG is hoping for as it introduces the K7 and K10. [...]
When it comes to selling the iPhone 6s, it seems like we’ve entered into the Old McDonald’s farm: here a deal, there a deal, everywhere a deal-deal. In the US, it’s not just first-tier carriers in the action — prepaid carriers are now beginning to stock the iPhone 6s, too. Virgin Mobile USA, a Sprint subsidiary, is listing only the gold-colored 16GB model at $549.99. It hasn’t opened up orders yet, though.
Meantime, sister subsidiary Boost Mobile is letting you buy the gray 16GB model at the same price right now. In addition to the $100 chop from [...]
Adam Doud propped some major points against buying a new phone with your carrier in this weekend’s debate post. If you haven’t taken a look at his post, please do so to grab some context.
But at this point, I think it’s time for some B sides to this discussion. Not only a counterargument, but a hybrid proposal that could break your perception of the usefulness of a contract.No contract, but no credit
Even though our “big four” carriers in the US are striding away from the model ever so slowly, in this day and age, we’re really [...]