Maybe it's a little early to be getting in line for these gadgets, but they are coming.
The Vybe is a competitively priced device that'll please messaging enthusiasts and smartphone neophytes who don't want high-end features.
The T-Mobile 768 is a good option for those with modest needs and budgets, but don't expect anything more than making calls.
Customers who were on an AT&T contract as of Jan. 18 or before are eligible to upgrade their device through AT&T Next after only six months.
If you're looking for a $150-$250 on-ear headphone, the well-built V-Moda XS should be on your short list.
The PlayStation 4's beautiful graphics, blazing interface, near-perfect controller, and lower price give it a slight edge on the Xbox One -- for now.
T-Mobile says its Jump program is materially different than early upgrade programs its larger rivals offer and it wants to educate the customer.
In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon takes an in-depth look at AT&T's, T-Mobile's, and Verizon Wireless' new early upgrade programs to tell you which one offers the most bang for the buck.
Following T-Mobile's announcement from last week, AT&T Next offers the option for customers to pay for their smartphones in monthly installments, as well as upgrade once a year.
Edge is Verizon's answer to T-Mobile's Jump and AT&T's Next. But like the other plans, the privilege of upgrading early will cost you.
Following the lead of T-Mobile's Jump and AT&T's Next, Verizon offers a combination of no-contract plans and early upgrades. As with the other programs, it's costly.