Sprint extends push-to-talk feature to new Android devices with app

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Sprint today announced the recent availability of a new app (Sprint Direct Connect Now) that adds push-to-talk features to Android smartphones such as the Kyocera Rise and forthcoming LG Optimus Elite.  Available as a free app, it basically adds the same PTT service that comes with Direct ...

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Sprint adds another 32 markets to growing LTE network

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The carrier's 4G LTE network should see another 115 markets in the coming months.

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Sprint introduces Active Senior ID pack for Android handsets

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Sprint, in an attempt to get an Android in the hands of every grandparent in the country, has released a new ID Pack aimed at seniors.  OK, so maybe it’s not part of some massively ambitious initiative, but it’s still a great way of putting relevant and helpful apps and services in ...

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Sprint to offer Galaxy Note II at $299 starting October 25

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Sprint today confirmed the pricing and release date for the Samsung Galaxy Note II.  Outside of U.S. Cellular, this is the only carrier to step forward with a cost for the smartphone/tablet experience.  That said, look for the Samsung Galaxy Note II to arrive on October 25 with a $299.99 price ...

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Sprint to offer $200 Optimus G on November 9

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Sprint, coming just hours after AT&T and their Optimus G announcement, have come out with pricing and a launch date for the quad-core smartphone.  Look for their version to arrive on November 9 with the same $199.99 price tag, with a two-year service agreement.  The handset, which features ...

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Sprint to become New Sprint in wake of SoftBank transaction

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Sprint has issued a formal press announcement pertaining to the details of the Softbank deal that was just finalized over the last few days.  Details are still coming in and the carrier is in the midst of spelling things out however the general stuff is already known.  

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CNBC: Japanese carrier SoftBank to acquire 70 percent stake in Sprint

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Japanese carrier SoftBank is expected to announce a $20 billion deal on Monday which will see them controlling a 70% stake in Sprint.  CNBC is reporting that the deal is all but wrapped up and comes hot on the heels of rumors that surfaced just last week.  Well, hardly rumors, when you consider ...

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This Day in Android: Sprint begins selling HTC Hero (2009)

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It was exactly three years ago today that Sprint began offering its first Android smartphone, the HTC Hero. Monumental in more than a few ways, this was also the first time U.S. consumers were able to get their hands on device with Sense UI. Priced only $179.99 with a two-year service agreement ...

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Sprint adds Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and LG Mach to growing 4G LTE lineup

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Sprint today announced that they’ve got a number of new Android-powered devices coming soon, officially confirming the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and an LG Mach.  Pricing and exact timing will be revealed in time, however it stands to reason that things are unfolding quickly.  Also getting a bit ...

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Sprint calls on StarStarMe for vanity dialing service

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Face it, you can’t remember the phone numbers to half of your contacts.  Now that you have a smartphone and can dial or text by name, you’ve stopped caring about 10-digit numbers.  Sprint is today introducing something new to their subscribers which lets them use a name in place of ...

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LG Optimus G headed to AT&T, Sprint

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LG today announced that the Optimus G will be soon arriving at AT&T and Sprint stores around the country. Pricing and exact timing are not yet clear however we certainly expect something in the next few weeks. Sprint and AT&T will be among the first wireless service providers in the ...

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Sprint to offer Galaxy S III for $50 on Black Friday

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And just like that we have our first leaked Black Friday ad of 2012. According to the guys at Engadget, Sprint will be offering the Samsung Galaxy S III for a cool $50 come Friday, November 23, 2012. At a savings of $150 off the normal price, it’s absolutely worth every penny. If you ...

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Sprint expands 4G LTE to parts of Kansas, Illinois and Massachusetts

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Sprint continuing with its promise of delivering 100 markets with 4G LTE connectivity over the remaining months of 2012, has added another few areas to its map.  If you live in Lawrence, Kan.; Topeka, Kan.; Wichita, Kan.; Waukegan-Lake County, Ill.; and Barnstable-Hyannis/Mid-Cape, Mass. then ...

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Sprint announces 1 million sales of 4G LTE devices

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While they might not have the same footprint as some of the other players, Sprint’s 4G LTE network is growing pretty quickly.  To that end, the carrier has been bolstering its lineup of 4G LTE -ready devices.  So well in fact, that they have officially announced 1 million 4G LTE devices ...

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Galaxy Note II announced for AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, and U.S. Cellular

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Samsung today announced that the Galaxy Note II will, in fact, be coming to the United States to all four major carriers.  That means you’ll soon see the 5.5-inch phone and tablet hybrid device at AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon.  What’s more, U.S. Cellular is already ...

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