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Here’s A Look At The Cost Of An iPhone 5s Around The World

Here in the U.S., you can purchase a 16 GB iPhone 5S for $649 unlocked and without a carrier contract. The rest of the world typically buys their phones this way; that is, devoid from lengthy, restrictive contracts. There’s no such thing as an “upgrade” with a subsidized handset. We’ve seen T-Mobile go that way [...]

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Chart: The Cost Of Owning An iPhone 5 On Each Of The Four Carriers

Now that T-Mobile has joined the other three national carriers in its ability to offer the iPhone, I thought I’d do some quick math to figure out the cost of owning an iPhone 5 (for two years) for each of them. What you’ll see below probably won’t come as a surprise to you if you [...]

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Will the iPad Mini cost $299?

There is little doubt that Apple will be announcing a smaller more compact iPad. The 7.85-inch tablet will likely be announced at the iTunes event in October a few weeks after the iPhone event. There has been speculation about the cost of the iPad to manufacture. Tech-thoughts.net has reviewed the parts necessary to build an [...]