Android 4.2 update for Sprint Galaxy Nexus now live

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If you’ve got a Sprint Galaxy Nexus, then listen up. Google is now hosting the Android 4.2 update (JOP40D) on their servers, and it’s ready to be downloaded. The update won’t be coming through OTA, but you can snag it from Google and install it yourself. The update weights in ...

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Kyocera E6710 Torque passes through FCC en route to Sprint

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A Kyocera E6710 ‘Torque’ recently passed through the FCC, tipping  one of Sprint’s next 4G LTE smartphones. Details thus far are somewhat scarce, but are reported to include NFC, a pair of cameras, and an overall rugged design. Looking at the photo, the Torque appears to run ...

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Sprint to include local FM stations on some smartphones in 2013

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Is it ground-breaking? Hardly. Nonetheless, Sprint has announced that they will start introducing FM radio capability, thanks to a partnership with the American radio industry. The feature comes via what Sprint is calling “NextRadio”, which will feature a slew of interactive ...

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Sprint reportedly to offer branded prepaid service in late January

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Sprint will begin offering its own branded prepaid service in late January, according to a new Android Police report. Set to go live on January 25, ‘Sprint as You Go’ will launch with a pair of basic phones and a pair of smartphones ( LG Optimus Elite and Samsung Victory). Pricing ...

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Sprint expands LTE coverage to six new markets

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Sprint has an early Christmas gift for customers living in a half dozen markets in the United States and Puerto Rico. Effective immediately those in the following areas will have access to the carrier’s growing 4G LTE network. Some of you may have already noticed faster data speeds ...

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Amazon offering Galaxy S III for a penny, Galaxy Note II for $99 (Sprint)

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  Here’s a quick note to let you prospective Sprint customers know that Amazon is holding a limited time sale on some of the top devices of the season. If you’re thinking of jumping to the Now Network then NOW would be the time to do so. There’s no indication as to how ...

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Sprint announces Clearwire acquisition

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Sprint today announced that it has officially entered into an agreement to acquire the roughly 50 percent stake in Clearwire that it currently does not own. At a rate of $2.97 per share, the price comes in at 128 percent value as compared to the closing price of shares on the day before the ...

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Sprint announces Android 4.1 for HTC EVO 4G LTE

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It’s Jelly Bean day! Following Verizon’s lead, Sprint today announced that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update is available for the HTC EVO 4G LTE. Rolling out in stages over the next few weeks, it can also be downloaded via manual installation. Details include the standard fare of ...

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Sprint bids $2.1 billion for Clearwire buyout

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Sprint has formally offered $2.1 billion for the remaining 48.3 percent of Clearwire stake, according to Reuters. Pending acceptance and regulatory approval, Sprint will end up paying $2.90 per share for the deal, a slight premium over the closing price from yesterday. The transaction is ...

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Sprint to acquire remaining Clearwire stake, reports indicate

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Sprint is nearing a deal which will see the carrier purchasing the remaining stake of Clearwire, according to new reports. Said to be close to wrapping up by the end of the year, Sprint could acquire the 49% of the company (~488 million shares) owned by the public. Reportedly, Sprint has been ...

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Sprint adds another 11 cities to growing LTE network

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Sprint today announced that it has added 11 new cities to its growing 4G LTE roster, bringing the total number to 43 markets. While it might pale in comparison to others such as Verizon, it’s worth reminding that the network only started its official build out in July 2012. If you would ...

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Sprint extends Samsung deals through December 3

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Sprint just dropped us a line to advise the Black Friday-Cyber Monday deal will continue on for at least a few more days. As of now, it looks to run through December 3. What’s the fuss, you ask? Oh nothing, just free Galaxy S II and Galaxy Nexus handsets with two-year service agreements, ...

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Sprint offering sales before and after Black Friday

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Sprint, like T-Mobile, doesn’t think you should have to wait until November 23 to get in on some smartphone savings. The nation’s third largest carrier today announced that it will be hosting some pre-Black Friday deals on November 22 (Thanksgiving). While stores might be closed ...

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Sprint quietly intros $129 ZTE Flash

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Sprint has quietly started offering a new smartphone, the Flash,  an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich experience from ZTE. Dubbed the Sprint Flash, it features a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, 1GB RAM 4.5-inch 720p HD display, and 4G LTE connectivity. Additional specifications for the $129.99 ...

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Sprint 4G LTE coming to nine markets over next few months

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Sprint today announced that it will be flipping on the power to its 4G LTE in nine new markets over the coming months.  A press release on the carrier’s blog tells us that there’s no specific territory in mind and that the markets are spread across multiple states. While some users ...

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