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Best Buy's Black Friday sale has Samsung Stratosphere in white (and others), free with contract

Best Buy's Black Friday sale has Samsung Stratosphere in white (and others), free with contract

Jerry Hildenbrand 10

Black Friday looks to be full of free Android phones at Best Buy, including the Samsung Stratosphere in white.  While a store offering "free" phones after you sign a two-year contract is nothing new, this years selection at Best Buy looks like some great hardware if you're not the kind who has to have the latest new and shiny Android phone.  Sprint customers can get a EVO Shift 4G free...

BlackBerry DevCon begins tomorrow, calls Android developers to have their apps ported for the BlackBerry PlayBook

BlackBerry DevCon begins tomorrow, calls Android developers to have their apps ported for the BlackBerry PlayBook

Jared DiPane 14

Tomorrow marks -- among other things -- the start of BlackBerry DevCon, the BlackBerry Developers Convention of the year, and this year they will be doing something a bit different. We all know that the BlackBerry PlayBook will have an Android player, and while we are unsure of when it will release to the public, we are seeing that RIM wants to be prepared with plenty of ported...

RIM sponsoring 50 meetups nationwide to woo Android devs to BlackBerry Playbook

RIM sponsoring 50 meetups nationwide to woo Android devs to BlackBerry Playbook

Phil Nickinson 12

What's all this, then? Research in Motion -- aka BlackBerry-maker RIM -- is sponsoring 50 meetups nationwide to help woo Android developers in to making their apps available on the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. The PlayBook, as you'll recall, has some sort of witchery that allows Android apps to run sandboxed within the QNX OS.Going to developers directly is a must for RIM in this case....

Sprint Playbook shows us a new device, policy changes, new rewards program, gives AT&T HTC Holiday a September release

Sprint Playbook shows us a new device, policy changes, new rewards program, gives AT&T HTC Holiday a September release

Jerry Hildenbrand 40

The latest Sprint Playbook is out, and while the majority of the news is a re-hash of the Sprint Epic 4G Touch news we saw last night in New York, there ares some other interesting tidbits nestled between the pages.  A new device, HTC Holiday rumors, policy changes, and a new customer rewards program are all afoot, hit the jump and check them out. Thanks, Anon! Kyocera Milano coming...

Leaked Sprint playbook shows HTC EVO 3D to get updated Aug 23, Conquer 4G on Aug 21

Leaked Sprint playbook shows HTC EVO 3D to get updated Aug 23, Conquer 4G on Aug 21

Jerry Hildenbrand 52

Good news if your rocking an HTC EVO 3D or planning on picking up a Samsung Conquer 4G -- both are soon to see some updates according to a page from the latest Sprint playbook.  We're pouring through it, and this one caught our eye.The EVO 3D is scheduled to have an update to version 2.08.651.2 sitting and waiting for users to go get on Aug 18, and will begin being pushed on Aug 23. ...