C Spire Wireless has become the latest carrier to unveil an upgrade program. In this case the program will be called PERCS and it is one the carrier is touting as allowing for "device upgrades that are simple, sooner and sensibly priced." To that point, the PERCS program will cost $20 per month (above your regular monthly service) and allow for a new phone every 12 months.
Moto X, but actually changing the battery size, add a newer faster processor or more RAM and storage, or a better camera as technology improves. That's exactly what the Phonebloks smartphone wants to do. Getting it done is another task entirely. It's almost a smartphone made out of legos. Check it out below.
announced their JUMP plan. Allowing customers 2 upgrades a year. Verizon has Edge, and even AT&T Next offers something similar. Now it looks like the folks in the UK want to do the same, and EE is first to the punch with their new "Swap" option.
Verizon announced the Edge upgrade program back in July and it looks like it has officially arrived. A quick visit to the Verizon Wireless website shows the handsets being listed with the additional pricing. Basically, those browsing will now see a two-year agreement price, full-retail price and the Edge pricing. Perhaps more important though, Verizon has also offered an FAQ answering quite a few questions.
Verizon Wireless confirmed the VZ Edge upgrade program yesterday. That news had many comparing the Edge program to the other recent announcements from AT&T and T-Mobile. Those carriers announced similar programs called Next and Jump. The problem with the Edge program though, many have said it will simply be a way for those looking to upgrade frequently to spend more money.
JUMP, AT&T announce Next and now Verizon has confirmed Edge. Big Red is touting Edge as being an option for those who "want to stay on top of the latest technology."
AT&T may have recently increased the upgrade eligibility from 20 months to 24 months, however they are now offering customers the option to upgrade every 12 months. This latest offer is arriving as AT&T Next and it looks like it has been designed to compete against what T-Mobile has going with JUMP. Not to mention, what Verizon is expected to offer with VZ Edge.
T-Mobile revealed a few pretty awesome changes to their plans moving forward, and one we're excited about is JUMP. Both new options from the carrier are available starting today, and you'll want to sign up for them right away so you can get prepared to make a jump to a new smartphone in just 6 months. More details on both new options can be found after the break.
T-Mobile was going to unveil their "anytime upgrade" club today and they have done just that. The catch here, this is actually called T-Mobile JUMP and the details are a bit different as compared to what we had been seeing in the rumors. That said, the details of the JUMP upgrade club have come by way of the T-Mobile event from where the carrier had promised to announce their "boldest moves yet."