Tag Archives: iPhone 5

Best Buy Joins Walmart With Prepaid iPhone 5 Sales On T-Mobile

With the news that Walmart has begun carrying the iPhone 5 on T-Mobile for prepaid customers, it should come as little surprise that Best Buy has also put the smartphone up for sale. Ultimately, Walmart remains the better deal at $629 against Best Buy’s $649 price tag. So much be being the “Best Buy” huh? Still, regardless of which direction you take, the offer is still similar to Apple’s own store pricing which … [read full article]

Walmart Now Selling T-Mobile iPhone 5…For Prepaid Customers

Some good news for prepaid fans as Walmart stores have begun carrying the iPhone 5 for T-Mobile. The caveat is that T-Mobile’s sale of the iPhone 5 is only good for T-Mobile’s prepaid accounts and it’ll set you back a cool $629 dollars to do so. The offer is good for any of T-Mobile’s current prepaid plans and Walmart does offer in-store financing plans — which are completely separate from T-Mobile’s Simple … [read full article]

T-Mobile Rolls Out Carrier Update 14.2 For iOS Devices, Changes Unknown

T-Mobile iPhone owners take note as carrier update 14.2 has begun rolling out. The carrier settings are automatically updated and at least a few members of MacRumors forums have noticed slightly faster LTE speeds as a result. As it stands now, there’s no material on T-Mobile’s support site about the carrier update but we know that it exists and is now rolling out. Feel free to drop word below if you … [read full article]

T-Mobile Father’s Day Sale Offers iPhone 5 For $0 Down

T-Mobile’s Father’s Day sale will mark the last chance to grab the iPhone 5 for $0 down. The offer, first announced back on April 10th is the same promotion T-Mobile highlighted this past Mother’s Day. The offer, which lasts through June 16th allows well-qualified customers to bring in their iPhone 4S or iPhone 4 devices to get the iPhone 5 for $0 down plus monthly payments. Depending on the value … [read full article]

Apple Introduces A Completely Redesigned iOS 7 At Developer Conference

Any complaints about iOS being stale and in desparate need of a revamp got their wish today and in some ways, it’s truly Apple and something else entirely. First and foremost is the completley revamped design and I do mean everything…from the fonts, to the color schemes, to the icons themselves, it’s all very different. There’s no question this is a brand new iOS, for better or worse the moment you load this up on … [read full article]

T-Mobile CFO Says iPhone Price Drop Planned All Along, Las Vegas Market First To Join MetroPCS Spectrum

Speaking at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom conference earlier this morning, T-Mobile’s CFO Braxton Carter touched on the company’s new iPhone 5 pricing. In fact, according to Carter this was T-Mobile’s plan all along. “When we look at the overall landscape, there’s no need to continue with the initial promotional pricing we had with the iPhone…it was a planned promotion for a very limited of time to create momentum.” … [read full article]

T-Mobile Increases iPhone 5 Down Payment Price To $149 As Promotional Pricing Ends

Ah T-Mobile, I knew your introductory pricing of $99 down payment wasn’t going to last. As of today, T-Mobile will ask well-qualified customers to drop $149 as their down payment instead of $99 as has been the case since the April 12th launch. I don’t recall anyone or anywhere telling me the $99 price was only good for one month, but in hindsight … [read full article]

(Updated X2) Hacked T-Mobile Carrier Update Boosts Speed For iPhone 5 1900MHz Refarmed Users

Updated X2: The guide has been updated to fix some of the instructions.  As the iPhone 5 launched on T-Mobile’s network, existing AT&T unlocked iPhone 5 customers received a carrier update to enable the LTE signal. As it turns out, in some cases the carrier update added something good with LTE, but negatively affected the signal and speeds achieved on the company’s refarmed PCS 1900MHz network. Well, there’s some good news thanks to … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Mother’s Day Advertising Features Existing “$0 Down” iPhone 5 Trade-In Offer

T-Mobile’s advertising for Mother’s Day weekend will focus heavily on the iPhone 5 and the trade-in promotion that has been ongoing since April 12th. That advertising itself will see three national newspaper insertions as well as papers in the top 20 markets. The offer allows both new and existing qualified customers to trade-in an iPhone 4 or 4S and receive a trade-in amount that helps wipe out the down payment on the iPhone 5. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Reports First Positive Quarterly Results Since 2009, Sells 500,000 iPhones In First Month

With T-Mobile releasing preliminary numbers during the first few days of April, we had a pretty good idea of what their first quarter results would show. As the official numbers released early this morning, the news is mostly positive, though there is still plenty of work to be done before we can officially call anything a complete “turnaround.” The first bit of bad news is that its revenue dipped 7% year-over-year … [read full article]