Jerry Hildenbrand

Jerry is Mobile Nation's resident nerd and proud of it. There's nothing he can't take apart, but many things he can't reassemble. You'll find him across the Mobile Nations network and you can hit him up on Twitter if you want to say hey.

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Sprint introduces Sprint ID -- may spell doom for future Sense, Touchwiz UIs

Sprint introduces Sprint ID -- may spell doom for future Sense, Touchwiz UIs

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Sprint, in partnership with big names like Notre Dame, Oprah and MTV, announced its Sprint ID service for Android today at the carrier's CTIA press event (see the liveblog here).  Sprint ID takes the idea of HTC's scenes to the next level, giving the user an "ID Pack" for different scenarios. But what exactly is Sprint ID? Customers can download and store up to five IDs -- filled with...

Sprint Premier customers, order your Sanyo Zio or Samsung Transform today

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Sprint Premier customers, if you're eligible you can order your Sanyo Zio or Samsung Transform today online.  Most Android users on Sprint will qualify for the Premier customer status, and everyone is familiar with the awesome perk of yearly upgrades that comes with it.  Quite often Sprint also throws a bone and gives early access to new phones as well, and this is one of those times. ...

Open Feint enabled games hit top download spots in just 72 hours; more coming

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When OpenFeint announced it was going cross platform last month, everyone figured it would have an effect on the state of gaming in the Android Market.  But I don't think anyone could have guess just how much.  Within 72 hours of launch, both the number one and number two spot for the most downloaded paid games were using OpenFeint.  Of course we're talking about Fruit Ninja and Mini...

Samsung Vibrant update available on Kies, but T-Mobile says don't install it

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While getting everything ready to write up the obligatory How To manually update your Samsung Vibrant post, we stumbled across the above.  We're not exactly sure what these known issues may be, but T-Mobile is warning users NOT to do the manual update through the Samsung Kies program, but to patiently wait for the OTA. If you haven't already updated, don't.  Carriers don't have to help...