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New Verizon Subscribers Can Receive $200 Toward iPhone Upgrade

New Verizon Subscribers Can Receive $200 Toward iPhone Upgrade

Did you recently purchase a new buy a new Verizon phone and badly want the iPhone?  If so, Verizon is now offering a program that gives recently new subscribers the ability to purchase the iPhone without paying full retail price, which can be as much as $750. (via Verizon)

I just purchased a new smartphone during the holiday season, but if I knew that iPhone 4 was going to be available soon I would have waited. What are […]

Jan 19th, 2011Comments Off on New Verizon Subscribers Can Receive $200 Toward iPhone Upgrade
Microsoft Kinect Sales Exceed 8 Million

Microsoft Kinect Sales Exceed 8 Million

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft’s CEO, delivered news that Kinect sales had exceeded initial sales projections at his keynote today.  They sold over 8 million Kinect units within 60 days of the release date, making the product a huge hit.

Jan 5th, 2011Comments Off on Microsoft Kinect Sales Exceed 8 Million

2010 Holiday Preparations

According to the Google Retail Team, it’s now time to begin preparing for the upcoming holiday season. Below are highlights from 2009 insights. (via Google)

1. 44% of shoppers already started their shopping and researching as of August last year.
2. Searches for ‘promo codes’ increased by 55% year-over-year.
3. Searches rose 20% year-over-year as consumers go online
4. Two of the top three days for online purchases were Mondays
5. Half of all new internet connections will come from mobile phones.
6. […]

Jun 15th, 2010Comments Off on 2010 Holiday Preparations