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Sprint now rolling out Android 4.4 KitKat for LG G Flex

Sprint now rolling out Android 4.4 KitKat for LG G Flex

Sprint customers rocking an LG G Flex will be happy to hear that an Android 4.4 KitKat update is rolling out presently. Just remember that there are some significant changes about how SD cards work in this update, though there are plenty of other features. How many of you on Sprint have got the...
Samsung Galaxy S5

Sprint Samsung Galaxy S5 update squashes bugs and drops Google from S Finder

Sprint has issued a software update for the Samsung Galaxy S5 with a few tweaks and fixes, but the most notable one is that it makes it so S Finder doesn't offer up Google search results anymore. The update also intends to fix resonsiveness with the S View Cover, let you take pictures during a...
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Sprint plans to make their Android smartphones SIM unlockable in February 2015

American carriers are making progress in being more open and customer-friendly — particularly T-Mobile — but Sprint is preparing to take a significant step forward by ensuring that the devices they sell to customers are able to be SIM unlocked. Eventually. In 2015. In an FAQ on Sprint's unlocking...
Nexus 5

Sprint: New Nexus 5 update rolling out today

Android 4.4.3 landing imminently? Sprint says a new firmware update will begin rolling out for the Nexus 5 from today. The carrier says this update will enable Sprint Spark on Bands 26 and 41, along with providing "miscellaneous Android updates." The Android build number to watch out for is...
Spotify

Spotify teaming up with Sprint to offer exclusive deals, reports say

Spotify and Sprint may be about to announce a partnership wherein customers of both will be entitled to receive exclusive deals. According to re/code, the proposed partnership will offer a similar product to the AT&T/Beats Music partnership, offering a package deal to customers on Sprint's...
HTC One M8

HTC One M8 is now available at retail from AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon

Verizon had the retail store lock down on the new HTC One M8 since the initial release, but now those of you with AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint can get in on the brick-and-mortar sales fun as well. T-Mobile's availability kicks off tomorrow. The HTC One M8 is now available for purchase in...
Samsung Galaxy S4

Tri-band variant of Sprint Galaxy S4 receiving update to enable Wifi Calling

No word on update for original Galaxy S4 on the carrier The tri-band Galaxy S4 (that's the one with Sprint Spark capabilities) is the latest Sprint device to get the recently-introduced Wifi Calling feature. This means after the update you'll be able to make completely free calls when connected...
Sprint's HTC One M8 updated, gains Extreme Power Saving Mode

Sprint's HTC One M8 updated, gains Extreme Power Saving Mode

If you've got an HTC One M8 on Sprint, be on the lookout this morning for a system update. Sprint's rolling out software version 1.54.651.8. And while the changelog is for whatever reason vague — stability and call performance improvements, is all it says — you'll also see you now have the...
Sprint shutting down WiMAX by end of 2015

Sprint shutting down WiMAX by end of 2015

Sprint's WiMAX network isn't long for this world. The first "4G" network to launch in the United States, WiMAX was hampered by Sprint's available spectrum and shamed by the speeds brought on by the launch of LTE on Verizon and AT&T. Having thrown in the towel on WiMAX and rushed to launch...
Sprint will pay rivals' termination fees when you sign up for a Framily plan

Sprint will pay rivals' termination fees when you sign up for a Framily plan

Sprint is getting a little “uncarrier” themselves with a new promotion that offers to pay your early termination fees if you’re willing to switch to them. You can get up to $350 for every line terminated when making the switch; just snap a picture of your last bill, send it to Sprint, and they’ll...
Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Sprint update to Samsung Galaxy Note 3 adds Wi-Fi calling

Sprint is rolling out Wi-Fi calling on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. The Note 3 follows the Samsung Galaxy Mega and Galaxy S4 Mini which both received the feature back in February. Sprint says that the over-the-air software update that is needed to use Wi-Fi calling, will be released in stages, and...
G2 Mini

LG G2 Mini supposedly headed to Sprint

According to habitual leaker and knower of things unknown @evleaks, the LG G2 Mini will be headed to Sprint as the LG LS885. While most of us reading here at Android Central will give the Mini — and it's decidedly low-end specs — a pass, it should be a nice addition to Sprint's entry-level line-...
KitKat rolling out for LG G2 on Sprint

KitKat rolling out for LG G2 on Sprint

Congratulations, LG G2 owners on Sprint, it's a KitKat. Today Sprint is pushing an update for the G2 smartphone that brings the handset up to Android 4.4. We don't have a changelog yet, but we can expect the update to bring several under-the-hood improvements as well as support for Google Cloud...
Sprint's HTC One Max gets Android 4.4.2 KitKat

Sprint's HTC One Max gets Android 4.4.2 KitKat

According to our inbox and folks in our HTC One Max forums, Sprint today has started pushing out its Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for the HTC One Max. The changelog for software version 2.09.651.1 — which weighs in at 344MB — notes the new OS, security enhancements and cloud printing capabilities...
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HTC One (M8) available in the U.S., Canada, and U.K. from today

1.p.m ET: retail launch on Verizon, online launch on AT&T, Sprint; available in the U.K. from 4 p.m. GMT The all-new HTC One (M8) has been officially announced, and we're now able to bring you details of retail and online availability for the device in the U.S., Canada, and U.K. As...
Samsung Gear 2 Neo

Sprint selling Samsung Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit from April 11

Alongside its Galaxy S5 pre-order news today, Sprint has revealed that it'll stock Samsung's new Tizen-powered wearables from the same date, April 11. Sprint's pricing for all three devices closely match what we've seen from other carriers — the Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit are $199.99, while the...
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Sprint cutting over 1850 jobs, shutting down under-performing stores

Service and repair times not expected to change dramatically It's no secret that Sprint has been coming up short in terms of earnings for several quarters now, and following its buyout by SoftBank the carrier is starting to make some cuts to help that bottom line. The nation's third-place...
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Sprint lights up 20 new LTE markets

Sprint today announced 20 more markets that can now take advantage of 4G LTE data speeds. They are: Bakersfield, Calif. Bridgeport/Stamford/Norwalk, Conn. El Centro, Calif. Hot Springs, Ark. Kenosha, Wis. Lancaster, Pa. Mason City, Iowa Myrtle Beach, S.C. Nogales, Ariz. Ocean City, N.J. Omaha,...
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Sprint launches own-branded prepaid plans, offers 2.5GB high-speed data for $60

Plans currently limited to just four approved Sprint devices, and it's a terrible deal Sprint is working to expand its plan options for those looking to save a little money by launching own-branded prepaid offerings. After previously pushing prepaid customers to its lower brands Boost and Virgin...
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Sprint chairman claims carrier will start 'massive price war' if T-Mobile buyout allowed to go through

What isn't clear right now is why Sprint needs to buy its closest competitor to start the war It's not much of a secret that Sprint intends to make a bid for smaller rival T-Mobile, but SoftBank CEO and Sprint chairman Masayoshi Son is making big claims about what the combined companies would do...

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