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HTC One V Heading to Virgin Mobile

By Mark Hearn | On Mar 20th, 2012 7:47am PST - 4 Comments »

The last time we saw a high-end prepaid smartphone was when Motorola introduced the Triumph. But if a report from Pocket Now holds true, Motorola’s prepaid kingpin may be getting some competition this spring. Citing an unnamed source, they’re claiming that the recently announced HTC One V is on its way to Virgin Mobile and is expected to sale for under $200, we’re thinking. 

Which is More Important for Next-Gen Smartphones, Data Speeds or Battery Life?

By Mark Hearn | On Mar 20th, 2012 6:08am PST - 13 Comments »

With the strong emergence of LTE, it seems that the entire wireless industry is obsessing over data speeds. As awesome as having a mobile internet connection that is comparable to something you’d find at someone’s house, there’s one thing that seems to be overlooked in the quest for the next best smartphone and that’s battery life! As awesome as having a 20Mbps download. 

Total Equipment Protection Coming to iPhone?

By Mark Hearn | On Mar 20th, 2012 5:03am PST - 4 Comments »

Are you a new iPhone owner that opted to bypass AppleCare+, but are now wishing that you had some form of protective coverage on your iOS device? Well, it appears that you may be given a second chance sooner than later. We’ve received word that Sprint is in the process of bringing their Total Equipment Protection (TEP) coverage to the iPhone, which would finally provide customers with. 

Sprint Introducing App to Bring Direct Connect to Select Android Devices?

By Mark Hearn | On Mar 19th, 2012 5:41pm PST - 7 Comments »

A report from Phone News is claiming that Sprint is planning on deploying a new Android app that will allow select devices to utilize push-to-talk technology giving their smartphone walkie-talkie capabilities. The application will be known as Sprint DirectConnect Now and is said to launch next month on the Samsung Transform Ultra. If this software is all that its cracked up to be, this. 

Sprint Developing LTE Windows Phone With Fall Release in Mind

By Mark Hearn | On Mar 19th, 2012 3:37pm PST - 20 Comments »

If you’re a Sprint customer that’s been holding out for a new Windows Phone, there’s a taste of good news and not so good news coming down the pipeline. Let’s start with a taste of the good stuff. Sources familiar with Sprint’s LTE game plan have advised that the company has plans to begin development on a new LTE Windows Phone powered device. This lines up. 

[Rumor] Sprint LTE Roadmap Outs Galaxy Nexus, LG Viper and New EVO Release Details

By Mark Hearn | On Mar 19th, 2012 9:02am PST - 18 Comments »

As the general public at large continues to wonder when will Sprint crank out some new hardware, it appears that we may finally have an answer. An undocumented source has advised S4GRU that the Now Network’s first LTE smartphone will be released in less than a month, April 15th to be exact. But the spillage doesn’t dry here, as their report also claims that Google’s purebred. 

FEED REWIND March 12th – 18th

By Mark Hearn | On Mar 18th, 2012 8:41pm PST - No Comments »

Another great week of Sprint action is officially in the books and we’re taking a look back at a few of our favorite stories. If you some how missed out on this week’s coverage, these will definitely make for a good starting point as you play your game of catch up. Sit back and rest a spell, here comes the REWIND.  

Have You Seen the Samsung Galaxy S III? Neither Have We

By Mark Hearn | On Mar 18th, 2012 9:32am PST - 4 Comments »

From left to right, here are two of recent images making their rounds across the web claiming to be Samsung’s third Galaxy S superphone. There’s likely more than an 85% chance that both of these are bogus, but even if one of them is somehow real we’d be looking at a GSM-world version of Samsung’s next flagship, which should  have a major Sprint-branded facelift upon. 

Weekly Retail Sales March 18th – 24th

By Mark Hearn | On Mar 18th, 2012 7:44am PST - No Comments »

Here’s a list of current Sprint sales for various retailers. If you’d like us to add a retailer, please submit your request via our contact form. This list will update weekly and will continue to grow. Sales and product availability may vary by location. Please be sure to click the icon for your retailer of choice.  

Which Would You Prefer to See on Sprint’s LTE, iPad or Nexus Tablet?

By Mark Hearn | On Mar 17th, 2012 11:04am PST - 10 Comments »

Throughout the great smartphone boom, Sprint has managed to crank out some decent handsets. But when it comes to recent tablet boom, many are saying that they’ve missed their mark. After inking an agreement with Apple, many believed that Sprint’s dry run to the tablet well would come to an end and that they would eventually release a network connected iPad. But here we are one.