In a footnote to its big new product reveal, Apple announced a new iPhone Upgrade Program that looks very enticing. Extra emphasis on the word “looks” because some basic math reveals that the Apple’s new deal is not necessarily all that good.
Did you hear there’s a new version of Windows in town? If your Windows 8-toting friends ask you exactly what you can do with the new Windows 10 that they can’t do on their own machines, here’s what to tell them. These are some of the best new features and functions Microsoft has added to its all-encompassing operating…
We’ve known for a while that when Windows 10 comes out, it will be a free upgrade to most users. What if you’re using the preview version, though? Yep, you’re included. So if you’re on an old version of Windows that isn’t eligible for the upgrade (like XP or Vista), installing the Preview can get you in the door.
All around the world, Windows users are discovering a new icon in their notification trays—an offer to reserve a free copy of Windows 10. Sounds too good to be true, yes? Except Windows 10 actually is a free upgrade, and this really does appear to be the way you’ll get it.
Good news and bad news for serial phone-flippers: Starting on the 23rd, T-Mobile's Jump plan will let you upgrade your phone any time you want, not just twice a year. But! You'll have to have paid off half the value of your current phone in order to swap to the newest thing, a limitation that wasn't originally there. [
Today, AT&T introduced "Next," a new payment and upgrade plan that lets you pay for your phone in installments and upgrade once a year. The new plan comes less than a week after T-Mobile announced "Jump," its own frequent upgrade plan. But what's a trigger-happy gadget nerd to choose? We did the math for you.
Droid Life got their hands on internal Verizon slides that reveal that Verizon has plans to let its customers upgrade their phones more often. Yeah, kind of like T-Mobile's Jump plan. The 'VZ Edge' plan will supposedly let Big Red customers upgrade to a new phone once they have paid off 50% of their phone. Upgrade…
People who keep up on the latest smartphones (that's you) have a problem: You wait and wait until the best new phone comes out, then you drop your money on that new hotness. But what happens? Six months later the newer hotterness is out, but you've got another year and a half before your next upgrade. T-Mobile is…
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Phones, tablets, e-readers, cameras, laptops, TVs, headphones, routers, etc.—there are a lot of gadgets to buy these days. But when you buy a gadget, it'll inevitably get old. So how often do you update an old gadget? Which devices get updated first?
Usually, an upgrade brings you more power, more functionality, and a generally more useful machine. But, sometimes, the thing we love most about a gadget—say, its ability to play a certain game—gets outmoded, the game fading away into MS-DOS obscurity. Like it never existed.
Earlier this week, a Microsoft spokesman announced that all Windows Phone 7 devices would be getting the upgrade to Windows Phone 8. Today developer evangelist Nino Silva acknowledged that he, uh, misspoke. Apparently he was confusing application compatibility with device upgrades and cleared things up on his blog…
If your phone is running Windows Phone 7, you'll be able to upgrade to Windows Phone 8 when it comes out. Yes, even if your handset was among the first to market. Hey Android, are you listening? That's how you do upgrades.
Sprints seems to be having a bit of trouble keeping its customers from jumping ship to AT&T or Verizon. The carrier is apparently so anxious to hold on to those it deems "at a high risk of leaving" that it's offering them up to $100 off their next phone upgrade.
There are all sorts of goodies coming out of the iCloud developer build that arrived this weekend, the first being news that MobileMe customers transitioning to the service will receive 25GB of storage space once the service launches.
There's been a lot of speculation about all three of these products, but Apple is putting some of them to rest by making with the upgrades. That's right; Apple finally bumped Time Capsule to 3TB. How much longer until cheaper Airport Extremes and Sandy Bridges MBAs?
We've gotten complacent with many of our technological needs, simply putting up with what we have available now, even if it's horribly dated.