Apple Halves iPhone Return Window, Now 14 Days
Apple recently cut the trial period during which consumers can return an iPhone with no financial penalty. Apple used to offer a generous 30 days, but cut that down to 14 days effective today. The 14-day window mirrors that offered by wireless network operators to sample new devices and service before they are locked in.
Apple Says iPhone 7 Plus Sold Out for Launch Day
Consumers hoping to walk into an Apple Store on Friday and pick up an iPhone 7 Plus will come away disappointed. Apple says launch day supply for the larger iPhone is sold out.
Apple Debuts Its Own iPhone Upgrade Program
Apple will let consumers lease an iPhone directly from Apple itself in a change that reflects the current dynamics in the U.S. wireless market.
Sprint Revives 30-Day Risk-Free Trial
Sprint today said customers will once again be able to test drive its network and services for a period of 30 days with no risk. The move appears to be a response to T-Mobile's recently announced one-week trial, which lets potential customers try an Apple iPhone 5s on T-Mobile's network for one week for free.
Apple Extends iPhone Upgrade Program to Online Sales
Apple is now offering consumers the option to select its iPhone Upgrade Program when purchasing an iPhone via the Apple web site. Apple first rolled out the program last year with the debut of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus.
T-Mobile to Let Customers Test Drive Network for Free
T-Mobile today announced a new program called Test Drive that will allow potential customers to use its network for seven days at no cost. Customers will be able to sign up beginning June 23, and will receive an Apple iPhone 5s in the mail with unlimited T-Mobile service for a period of seven days.
Except in California?