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 [...]
iPhone deals are odd at this time of year, and that’s mainly because Apple is not open to discounting anything. It’s common to see this happen close to an iPhone announcement, but we don’t expect the next-generation iPhone to launch until June. The cool thing is that there are companies out there that don’t mind daring Apple’s mentality every now and then, and there are some sweet iPhone deals from Virgin Mobile today.
Right now you can get the 16GB iPhone 5s for $385, the 32GB model for $455, and the 64GB model for $525, which is insane, and [...]
Ever since the launch of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c we’ve seen every US carrier fight a hard battle in offering the best deals possible to gain new iPhone customers. From gift cards, to discounts, to additional incentives, we’ve seen aggressive things can get. Still, if you thought the holiday discounts were good, there’s a new one that’s just unbeatable.
Virgin Mobile has just announced that it’s slashing the unsubsidized price of the 16GB iPhone 5s to $459.99, which is down from the usual $649.99 that you’ll see everywhere else. In the case [...]