Daily Video: Sprint Offers Verizon, AT&T Customers Half-Price Deal

By eWEEK Staff  |  Posted 2014-12-04 Print this article Print

Sprint offers Verizon, AT&T customers half-price wireless deal; Rumors surface for Apple iPhone 6S, iPhone 7 in 2015; Microsoft Releases Dynamics GP 2015 ERP for SMBs looking to the Cloud; and more.

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While Apple's iPhone 6 models just arrived in September and are proving quite popular among consumers, that's not forestalling rumors about the introduction of an iPhone 6S and iPhone 7 during 2015.

According to The Stabley Times, Apple will introduce iPhone 6S and iPhone 7 models in the spring and the fall of the 2015, respectively. The smartphone introductions are thought to be part of a six-month smartphone upgrade timetable that Apple will follow during the year.

Sprint is rolling out a new offer that will cut existing Verizon or AT&T wireless bills in half for customers who move their service to Sprint's network.

The "Cut Your Bill in Half Event," which begins Dec. 5, will also match a customer's data plan caps at half of their existing rates for new customers who transfer their service. According to the company, the new offer is not set to expire but will be Sprint's lure for new customers into the future.

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015, the company's enterprise resource planning software for small and midsized businesses, is now generally available.

Gordon Macdonald, head of global outbound marketing for Microsoft's Dynamics ERP SMB segment, said the Dynamics GP updates include an expanded set of workflows in an effort to streamline financial, purchasing, sales, payroll, and project expense related approvals.

Hewlett-Packard officials are unveiling Superdome and NonStop servers powered by high-end Intel Xeon processors.

Until now, HP has standardized its Integrity line of high-end computers on Intel's Itanium line of processors, which only HP builds into its systems and runs the tech vendor's HP-UX variant of the Unix operating system.

The company announced the Integrity Superdome X and NonStop X systems for Linux-based business-critical workloads at the HP Discover 2014 show Dec. 2. The servers are powered by Xeon E7 processors.


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