If you've been dragging your feet about taking advantage of T-Mobile's "no money down" plan for the iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S, you'd better act now. At the close of business tomorrow, the carrier will end its practice of letting new iPhone users pay for the device in installments of $27 per month with no money down.
Android's meteoric success over the last couple of years has had a lot to do with its availability to almost every phone carrier, and now it looks as though Apple's finally taking that lesson to heart. Good thing, too. According to the data Kantar Worldpanel released this morning, Apple's increasingly more open attitude toward carrier availability has resulted in a 3.5 percent bump in sales since May of last year.
Closer and closer we get to the rumored release date of the next generation of iPhones. And, true to form, the rumor mill stories are all starting to get more and more overlapping and similar. October 4th is almost universally agreed as the Go-Date and things are starting to gear toward a two model release. Well, then, what else is going down?
O2, one of the iPhone carriers in the United Kingdom, announced today that the iPhone 4 will be in limited supply perhaps until August. A note on its website confirms that only existing O2 customers will be able to receive the iPhone 4 at launch, and existing customers will have priority until the end of July.