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iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c now available from Virgin Mobile

iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c now available from Virgin Mobile

Virgin Mobile made it known late last month that it would be offering the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c on October 1, and a quick look at the carrier's website shows that everything has gone according to schedule. Pricing wasn't described at the time, however, leaving the topic open for speculation based on how the company priced the iPhone 5. Because of the lack of contract subsidization, buyers will be forking over a fair bit of cash, but less than Apple is charging.

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Virgin Mobile iPhone 5s and 5c prepaid sales launch detailed

Virgin Mobile iPhone 5s and 5c prepaid sales launch detailed

Virgin Mobile will offer the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c from October 1, the carrier has confirmed, one of the few opportunities to pick up Apple's newest smartphones with service but without an ongoing contract. Both handsets - along with the existing iPhone 4S - will be offered with Virgin Mobile's "unlimited data & messaging" plans, starting from $35 per month (or $30 if you opt for automatic payments); however, the big question is exactly how much freedom from a two-year agreement will cost in terms of the upfront iPhone price.

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Virgin Mobile uses webcam to change YouTube ads every time you blink

Virgin Mobile uses webcam to change YouTube ads every time you blink

Virgin Mobile has introduced what it called "BlinkWashing," an advertisement system of sorts that -- with permission -- uses your webcam to track your eyes while watching a YouTube video, causing the advertisement to change every time you blink. The company is showing off the feature on its YouTube page, where anyone with a webcam can try it out.

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ZTE Supreme hits Virgin Mobile packing 5-inch screen,13MP camera, and Android 4.1

ZTE Supreme hits Virgin Mobile packing 5-inch screen,13MP camera, and Android 4.1

Virgin Mobile has announced that it has a new smartphone coming that will work with its Beyond Talk plans starting at only $35 per month. The device is called the ZTE Supreme and it is an Android smartphone. The device runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for the operating system.

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LG Optimus F3 heads to Virgin Mobile with 4G LTE

LG Optimus F3 heads to Virgin Mobile with 4G LTE

This week the folks at Virgin Mobile have let it be known that they're bringing the LG Optimus F3 to their ranks, complete with the full 2013 LG suite of software features. Inside there's a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and up above a 4-inch IPS LCD display, covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 2 for reinforced scratch resistance.

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Virgin Mobile iPhone 5 release detailed (but will people pay off-contract prices?)

Virgin Mobile iPhone 5 release detailed (but will people pay off-contract prices?)

All eyes may be on the "iPhone 5S" but that hasn't stopped Apple's iPhone 5 from spreading, with Virgin Mobile USA the latest network to add it to its range. The iOS smartphone will hit the no-contract carrier on Friday, June 28, priced from $549.99; while that might seem considerably more than you'd pay at, say, AT&T or Verizon for the 16GB iPhone 5, the difference is that there's no agreement to be signed.

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Virgin Mobile offering $100 rebate for T-Mobile subscribers willing to switch

Virgin Mobile offering $100 rebate for T-Mobile subscribers willing to switch

Virgin Mobile, the prepaid carrier with a name that makes teenagers giggle and price tags attractive to anyone on a budget, has rolled out a $100 rebate aimed at T-Mobile customers willing to convert and have their brain "retrained." The rebate only applies to those who are switching over from a T-Mobile account, with the $100 being credit towards an Unlimited plan.

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Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE hits Virgin Mobile

Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE hits Virgin Mobile

Back in September of 2012 Samsung unveiled its new mid-range smartphone called the Galaxy Victory 4G LTE. If you're the sort of smartphone user that likes the idea of a mid-range Android device that's not incredibly expensive on a carrier that doesn't require a contract, the Galaxy Victory is now available on Virgin Mobile. On the contract free pre-paid carrier the phone will sell for $299.99.

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Kyocera Event hits Virgin Mobile prepaid

Kyocera Event hits Virgin Mobile prepaid

Virgin Mobile has added a new prepaid Android smartphone to its lineup of devices. The new Android device is called the Kyocera Event and it is available for $79.99. The new smartphone has a 3.5-inch HVGA IPS touchscreen display that has wide viewing angles and adjustable brightness.

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Virgin Mobile and Bell now unlocking iPhones for a hefty fee

Virgin Mobile and Bell now unlocking iPhones for a hefty fee

Bell and Virgin Mobile will unlock the iPhone for those willing to pay a fairly high fee and who meet a couple of stipulations. The offer is for Canadian iPhone users, and was confirmed via two leaked memos that found their way to the tech site Mobile Syrup. The program started today, but will be "launched in a phased approach."

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Virgin Mobile now offering the Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone

Virgin Mobile now offering the Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone

Virgin Mobile has announced that its customers can now get their hands on the Galaxy S II 4G, the predecessor to the wildly popular Galaxy S III smartphone. With this new addition, users can finally get 4G access on the Virgin Mobile network starting at $35 per month. This comes after repeat requests from users who asked for better phone options, as well as 4G.

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Virgin Mobile aims at entry-level with $79.99 PCD Chaser

Virgin Mobile aims at entry-level with $79.99 PCD Chaser

If you're still rocking a flip phone and want to make the jump to a smarter category, then Virgin Mobile might have the inexpensive phone that'll help ease the transition. It today announced the PCD Chaser, costing just $79.99 without a contract commitment that can be used on the network’s unlimited $35 a month plans. The Chaser comes with a 3.2-inch screen, 800Mhz processor, and a 3-megapixel camera, all running on Android 2.3, Gingerbread.

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