Comparing Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile’s New Upgrade Plans

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The newest fad in the wireless industry has quickly become upgrade plans. After Verizon and AT&T both extended upgrade periods out to 24 months, we have since seen T-Mobile and AT&T officially announce new options to upgrade, but all signs point to Big Red joining them in August. T-Mobile’s is called JUMP!, AT&T’s is called “Next,” and Verizon’s will be called “VZ Edge.”

It’s pretty obvious that carriers have realized that upgrades are simply another way for them to rake in cash, by implementing fees or locking customers into payment plans that will keep them on their network. So to try to help explain all three of these new plans, I’ve attempted to break down some basic examples below. It’s a long one, so strap in.  (more…)

Verizon to Introduce “VZ Edge” Upgrade Plan, Upgrade to New Phones Once 50% of Previous is Paid Off

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Back in April, after extending upgrade periods to a full 24 months, Verizon introduced a new device payment that would allow customers to upgrade phones by purchasing them at full prices with the payments spread out over a 12-month period. According to sources of ours, Verizon will introduce a new upgrade initiative on August 25 called “VZ Edge” that will allow customers to upgrade their phones much more frequently to “stay on the leading edge of technology.”  (more…)

EDGE is a Beautiful, Addictive, and Quite Challenging Game for Android

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Over the weekend, I was introduced to a game called EDGE. I played it for about 10 minutes and knew I would be here on Monday sharing it with you all. In the game, you are a cube whose color continuously changes throughout the course of each level, which adds to the over all brilliant look the game gives off. Using either on-screen or tilt controls, you make your way through each level that is basically a puzzle of sorts.  (more…)