Cricket Wireless has announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung GALAXY S 4. The handset will be available beginning on June 7th and will be providing another option for those[...]
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Up next in our "Get crap off Phil's Desk" content is the Nexus 4 wireless charger. This is the one that's about the size of a tennis ball, only it's black and charges a smartphone. This one is new and still in the box and completely free of dust and dog hair. (If ya'll want, I'll throw in a second charging orb, only this one might have that dust and dog hair stuff I mentioned.)
To enter, just leave a comment on this post and we'll get this charger to a good home.
Earlier in the month Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam touched on the subject of doing away with long term agreements. McAdam had said Verizon would consider such a move if it was something that customers began asking for. Basically, he didn’t give much more than an acknowledgment.
Needless to say, since then it looks like a Change.org petition has launched on that very subject. The petition was started by Mike Beauchamp and is simply asking Verizon to “get rid of contracts for wireless service.” The petition launched about 11 days after those comments from Lowell McAdam. Since it has launched, the petition has attracted a little more than 60,000 signatures.
While that seems to be a decent number in such a short time frame, we suspect it will need to grow significantly before a carrier (the size...Read More
A short while back we learned that Verizon Wireless would consider dropping the two-year agreements. This comment came by way of Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam. While this initially sounded like good news, it was really nothing more than the carrier saying this was something they would consider — should it become something the customers began asking for. Well, flashing forward till today and it looks like we have a bit of follow up.
The latest is coming by way of a leaked memo and while it doesn’t specifically address the contracts, it does address the item that would be the biggest side effect of not having a two-year agreement. By that we mean you will be losing the device subsidy and have to pay the full retail pricing...Read More