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China Mobile lures 5 million new iPhone users with Wi-Fi, rebates

November 1st, 2011

China Mobile has yet to convince Apple to partner on an iPhone that supports its proprietary TD-SCDMA 3G network, but that hasn’t stopped the carrier from attracting customers to the device. In fact, China Mobile added 5 million new iPhone users in just four months, and it now serves a total of 9.5 million iPhone users, Bloomberg …

Sprint may reintroduce mail-in rebates on July 24th

July 14th, 2011

It was fun while it lasted. BGR exclusively reported back in May that Sprint was doing away with mail-in rebates for an unspecified period of time. According to a purported leaked document obtained by Sprint news site SprintFeed, the limited-time promotion will come to an end later this month. “Duuude, where’s my rebate?” the dealer …

HP offering $50 rebate to TouchPad early adopters

June 30th, 2011

If you’ve been waiting for HP’s highly anticipated TouchPad tablet, the company just sweetened the deal a bit more for you. HP recently announced that anyone who purchases the 32GB TouchPad before July 31st will get a $50 mail-in rebate off of the purchase price. The catch? You’ll have to prove that you already own …

Sprint to ditch mail-in rebates starting March 27th

March 23rd, 2011

BGR has learned that Sprint will be getting rid of mail-in rebates on its phones and other devices beginning March 27th, and we have confirmed with Sprint that mail-in rebates will be a thing of the past — at least for a limited time. A Sprint spokesperson confirmed to BGR that “Sprint will temporarily replace …

New Verizon Wireless rebate sheet reaffirms policy change

January 29th, 2011

We reported on Friday that Verizon Wireless would be doing away with mail-in rebates on its high-end devices. Instead the carrier will begin applying instant rebates to all smartphones priced at $150 and above. This means a customer will pay the final subsidized price when purchasing a high-end smartphone instead of paying an extra $50 …

Verizon Wireless may eliminate rebates on smartphones $150 and up

January 28th, 2011

According to a new report from Android enthusiast blog Android Central, Verizon Wireless will eliminate rebates on all smartphones priced $150 and higher. Smartphones priced at $149.99 and lower will still have associated rebates, which are typically $50 and require proof of purchase to be mailed into a processing center. Rebates will now be applied …

AT&T extends olive branch to recent iPhone 3GS purchasers

June 10th, 2010

The crew over at modmyi.com got their hands on some AT&T collateral that explains just how Ma’ Bell plans on handling those who purchased an iPhone 3GS days and weeks before Monday’s announcement. AT&T plans on offering those who purchased a 3GS, from a local AT&T dealer, from May 7th to June 7th two options. …

Palm Pre available for $79.99 at Walmart through tomorrow

September 27th, 2009

Following news that Amazon chopped pricing on the Palm Pre to an attractive $99.99, Walmart has swooped in to undercut the massive online retailer — albeit just for the long weekend. Truth be told however, we’re not sure what an extra $20 is going to do if the jump from $200 to $100 wasn’t enough …