The ‘Un-Carrier’ Era May Impact Android the Most


In the U.S., T-Mobile is believed to be announcing a new era this month that will mark the end for smartphone subsidies. Though the nation’s fourth largest carrier may be doing away with subsidies, it will allow customers to finance their handsets over installment payments, making it more affordable to walk out the door with […]

Microsoft Launches $99 Xbox 360 Kinect Bundle

Microsoft Launches $99 Xbox 360 Kinect Bundle

As expected, Microsoft has begun selling a $99 Xbox 360 with Kinect bundle, offering through its retail stores to customers willing to sign up for a two year Xbox LIVE Gold Contract priced at $14.99 per month. The offer is currently only available in Microsoft retail stores and those hoping to take advantage of it […]

$99 Xbox 360 Kinect Bundle Reportedly Launching Next Week

$99 Xbox 360 Kindle Bundle Reportedly Launching Next Week

In a move that could shake the video game industry to its core, Microsoft is apparently set to launch a $99 Xbox 360 + Kinect bundle next week. The company supposedly will offer the price to those willing to sign a two-year agreement for a $15 per month service package. The Verge reports that Microsoft […]

It’s Time To End or Change the Subsidy Business Model

Recently Kevin Tofel of jkOnTheRun posted that he was looking for a data only plan from T-Mobile an he was disappointed that the options he was discovering all came with a 2 year contract. Other options do exist (if you read the comments to Kevin’s post you can see some suggestions.) But that’s not the […]

Maximize your phone subsidy and savings


Warner let us know he’s tired of the games the phone companies play with us on subsidies and pricing. Can’t blame him for that, however, I have only started playing. My first phone was not from a big carrier, and I switched to my iPhone 3G just last year. Thus, I’m still up for playing […]