Tag Archives: Upgrade

(Update) The Verge Confirms T-Mobile “Upgrading Upgrades,” Part Of T-Mobile Event Today

Update: See Tweet below. In a move that confirms our intel that T-Mobile “upgrade upgrades” at their media event taking place later this afternoon, The Verge has confirmed that intel via a newly leaked image. An earlier report by CNET had suggested that T-Mobile might want a monthly fee or a survey that went out to customers suggesting the company would consider requiring customers to trade-in their existing handsets. Ultimately any such program … [read full article]

Will Wednesday’s Big Event See The Unveiling Of T-Mobile’s Upgrade Club, Major LTE Rollouts?

With yesterday’s image of a newspaper ad that ran over the weekend taking pot shots at AT&T’s lengthy upgrade period, a thought occurred to me. If we can take ourselves back in time to March 26th, T-Mobile hinted to CNET that they were considering a “club” that would allow for “anytime upgrades.” The club, which would require a “very small” … [read full article]

What We Missed Last Weekend: AT&T Buried Changes To Their Upgrade Period

Nothing says major press event like a buried change “company y” hopes will go unnoticed. This is exactly what AT&T tried (and mostly failed) this past weekend with the internal announcement of some changes to their upgrade period. In the buzz leading up to Apple’s big press event, perhaps AT&T hoped these changes would go unnoticed by the world at large…instead chalk up one more reason not to be a AT&T customer and … [read full article]

T-Mobile Considering “Anytime Upgrade” Club Allowing Two Upgrades Per year

For those of us who love to grab the next best thing in the smartphone world, T-Mobile dropped a hint to CNET that the company is considering a “club” allowing for “anytime upgrades.” The club, which would require a “very small” membership fee would allow for a maximum of two upgrades per year, though it’s unclear if any membership fee would be annual or monthly. In exchange for this fee, customers would receive … [read full article]

T-Mobile Making Changes To Migration Fee Requirements For Value Plan Converts

Good news for those of you looking to make the switch over to T-Mobile’s Value Plans as some future changes beginning August 19th might help reduce the cost of the migration fee. As it stands now, migration fees are calculated based on the time in contract tenure and it will soon move to the timeframe since the last handset subsidy. Given that you may have signed a new contract upon switching rate plans without … [read full article]

Motorola Cliq 2 Will Receive Android Gingerbread Update…No, This Isn’t A Joke

Oh how I wish it was April Fools but sadly, that’s not the case which makes this article all the more interesting as Motorola announces a Gingerbread software update for the Cliq 2. Seriously, this isn’t a joke as Motorola updated the Cliq 2 forum on their Community website indicating they are looking for 1000 customers to “test and provide feedback on the Gingerbread software upgrade for the Motorola Cliq 2, before … [read full article]

New Upgrade Policy Coming July 1st

Beginning July 1st, customers that upgrade through T-Mobile Customer Care will be required to pay for their handset upgrades at the time of purchase by credit or debit card instead of billing the charges to their T-Mobile account. EIP customers will be required to pay the first installment only in addition to the Upgrade fee and shipping costs. As for non-EIP customers, T-Mobile will require you to pay the full payment. Customers who … [read full article]

T-Mobile Confirms Existence Of The MyTouch 1.2

Remember back in early January, when we were the first to inform you about the myTouch 1.2 and its release date which our sources claimed to be February 10th? Now, thanks to one of our trusty tipsters, T-Mobile has confirmed the existence of the myTouch 1.2 via their internal systems. Additionally, T-Mobile also states the reason as to why the myTouch 3G (Black) and myTouch Fender LE were removed from the Care Upgrade Program. … [read full article]