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HTC Desire 510

HTC Desire 510 hitting Sprint for free Sept. 19, Boost and Virgin next week

Following an announcement a few weeks ago, we've got release dates for the HTC Desire 510 on Sprint, Boost Mobile, and Virgin Mobile. Sprint is getting it on September 19 for $0 down on contract ($199.99 without a contract) or $8.34 monthly on Easy Pay. Boost will have the Desire 510 starting...
Sprint's Prepaid service revamps with new tiered data plans

Sprint's Prepaid service revamps with new tiered data plans

The Sprint Prepaid brand will now have three new monthly plans, all of which offer its customers unlimited talk and text. The cheapest is now priced at $35 a month with 1 GB of data, followed by $45 a month with 3 GB of data and $55 a month for 6 GB of data. Those new plans, which the company...
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Sprint offers its own smartphone trade-in program that will 'meet or beat' competitors

Sprint has fired back at T-Mobile with its own smartphone buyback program, claiming that "it will meet or beat all competitors' pricing to ensure the best trade-in values." That includes instant store credit and up to $300 towards a new phone purchase or account credit. In their press release...
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Android 4.4.4 KitKat update rolling out to Sprint Galaxy Note 3

Owners of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on Sprint's network should be prepared to download a new update for the smartphone, which will include upgrading its OS to Android 4.4.4 KitKat. Here's the change log from Samsung's support site: Android 4.4.4 HD voice Icon support International Wi-Fi...
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Sprint launching LTE-enabled Galaxy Tab S 10.5 next week

Holding out for the LTE variant of the Galaxy Tab S 10.5? Your wait is about to come to an end, as Sprint has announced that it will be offering the LTE-enabled Galaxy Tab S 10.5 from September 12. The LTE version of the tablet features Qualcomm's 2.3 GHz Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974) SoC in lieu...
Boost Mobile boosts plans with double data and lower prices

Boost Mobile boosts plans with double data and lower prices

Sprint prepaid subsidiary Boost Mobile is running a promotion from September 3 to November 3 that will give customers discounted plans with double the usual data. As long as customers sign up during this period and keep their accounts active, then they can keep their promotional plan. Now, with a...
You can now get the HTC One E8 from Sprint

HTC One E8 makes US debut on Sprint

If the HTC One M8 is too rich for your blood on Sprint, its plastic-bodied sibling with half the storage is now available from the pin drop network. Meant for Asia and Eastern Europe, the HTC One E8 is now available in the USA, but just through Sprint. The E8 brings nearly the same specs and...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 with Sprint Spark adds international Wi-Fi calling

Sprint has started rolling out a new over-the-air update to its Samsung Galaxy S4 devices that support Sprint Spark, enabling them to use international Wi-Fi calling features for the first time. Sprint states: "This new feature allows those traveling abroad with Wi-Fi Calling enabled...
htc desire 510

Sprint, Cricket, Virgin Mobile USA and Boost Mobile sign up to sell HTC Desire 510 [Canada too]

HTC has just announced that the Desire 510 will be coming soon to Sprint, Cricket, Virgin Mobile USA and Boost Mobile. The LTE-enabled HTC Desire 510 was announced yesterday as a new mid-range smartphone. The device was announced with worldwide availability, but HTC didn't specify which carriers...
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Sprint Motorola Moto X Android 4.4.4 update begins its rollout

Sprint has begun rolling out the Android KitKat 4.4.4 over-the-air update for its Motorola Moto X owners, which also offers owners of the smartphone some additional features. The new version number for the phone is 212.44.28.en.US. In addition to the 4.4.4 Android KitKat update, Moto X users...
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Mini review: The Sprint Galaxy S5 Sport

A fitness-focused fraternal twin to AT&T's Galaxy S5 Active, the Galaxy S5 Sport is a welcome addition to Sprint's lineup Think Samsung has gotten its money's worth out of the Galaxy S5 yet? Think again. Just when you thought the company tapped all of its flagship's marketing potential,...
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Sprint fires back at T-Mobile's prices with new $60 Unlimited Plan

Sprint's not leaving the single-line users out of the party — they're offering a new $60/month unlimited talk, text, and data plan. There's just one catch: You have to bring your own device, pay for one up front, or sign up for Sprint's Easy Pay monthly payments and upgrade plan. That said, if...
Sharp Aquos Crystal

We go hands-on with the Sharp Aquos Crystal

Sprint has recently announced the Sharp Aquos Crystal and we were very eager to see it in person. Tonight, at an event in New York City, Sprint has shown off this device with stunningly-slim bezels. It's heading to the carrier Sprint and its prepaid Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile brands....
Sprint's reworked Framily plans bring more data for less through 2015

Sprint's reworked Framily plans bring more data for less through 2015

Sprint has announced its new Family Share Pack plans that replaces the company's Framily plans, and the new plans offer more data for less starting on August 22. According to the Now Network carrier, Sprint's plans will offer customers as much as twice the amount of data to comparable plans from...
Sharp Aquos Crystal

The Sharp Aquos Crystal is stunning and U.S.-bound

Sharp and Softbank have announced a pair of new Android phones initially confirmed for Japan that quite literally have to be seen to be believed. If you like the idea of no side and top bezels on your phone, then this is the one for you. The Aquos Crystal follows a more TV-like design with all...
HTC One E8 headed for Sprint

HTC One E8 headed for Sprint

It looks like the HTC One E8 is coming to Sprint. The video above was found on Sprint's YouTube page and highlights various aspects of the E8, such as its design, size, and speakers. However, the video did not show a release date for the E8. The One E8 was originally launched back in June,...
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New Sprint CEO says plan price drops come first, then network improvements

Sprint's new CEO Marcelo Claure has only been on the job four days now, but has already called an all-hands meeting to lay out his first initiatives at the head of the carrier. The new Chief Executive, who was previously on the Sprint board and running his company Brightstar (which is also owned...
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A perfect storm is letting T-Mobile overtake Sprint, never look back

These two lines may never cross again When Sprint finally put an end to its pursuit of T-Mobile last week, and subsequently fired long-time CEO Dan Hesse, the resulting stock market reaction exemplified the pileup of mistakes that the carrier has made. It also showed how Sprint now differs as an...
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Sprint reportedly naming new CEO this week [update: confirmed]

Update: The appointment has now been confirmed, see the full press release at the bottom of this post. Original story:According to a new report, Sprint looks set to announce a new CEO this week. Marcelo Claure, a board member and founder of Brightstar, is to be named as replacement for current...
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Sprint said to be halting talks of T-Mobile merger

Sprint feels a deal that meets regulatory approval would be impossible According to sources at the Wall Street Journal, Sprint is said to be abandoning any plans for a proposed T-Mobile merger or buyout. According to these sources at Sprint, the regulatory challenges are too steep to further the...

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