Tonight on AGTN!

This week on AGTN, our host Ray Walters is back from vacation and back in the saddle, and he has the usual motley crew of Android Geeks and Dweebs with him to talk about our favorite green Android! Topics we will be covering tonight: 1.  We will be talking with Todd from Bloom Worlds about... ...

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What T-mobile should do about “4G”

Ever since HSPA+ was announced, there have been whispers of T-Mobile calling the upgrade  an enhancement to 4G service. After the network was deployed, and handsets started being released, the whispers grew into unreleased marketing material. Now that there is a phone in which multiple meanings ...

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Sprint Dangles $50,000 and More in ‘4G App Challenge’

Sprint has partnered with Wired, Reddit and Ars Technica to put up $50,000 and some killer prizes in an effort to spur 4G app development. The contest, called the Sprint 4G App Challenge, pits apps against each other in five categories accepting - entertainment, gaming, productivity, social ...

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Rumored Tip: Sprint 4G Turned on in Ft. Lauderdale

We had a tip come in from one of readers named Brian, saying that he is seeing a marked increase in download speeds on his Sprint phone.  He resides in the Ft. Lauderdale area, which was slated for having 4G turned on this summer sometime.  If you live that area, let us know in the... Read More

Best Buy’s Rocketfish Tablet Expected to Run Android

Best Buy recently announced a strategic relationship with Clearwire, which should see the retail giant providing 4G mobile broadband service under the Best Buy Connect brand. As part of the deal, Best Buy will offer a one stop shop and support for mobile broadband devices to take advantage of ...

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T-Mobile’s HSPA+ Network Expands to Nearly 50 Markets

Call it what you want, 3G, 3G+, or 4G.  Right now it doesn’t matter to T-Mobile.  Slap whatever name on it you want, they’re more concerned with building it out.  And they aren’t taking their time.  The HSPA+ network has now expanded to nearly fifty markets, reaching about 85 ...

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The Samsung Epic Is Sprint’s Second 4G Handset

Sprint and Samsung have officially announced the Samsung Epic, which will stand alongside the HTC EVO 4G in Sprint’s quickly-growing 4G line-up. The Samsung Epic, which Samsung is describing as a “Galaxy S smartphone”, is a monster on paper. The Epic is 14.2 millimeters thick ...

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Samsung Galaxy S Pro Details Coming Together

The fellas over at Android Central were passed a list of details for the all-but-official Samsung Galaxy S Pro.  The 4G -capable handset which is headed for Sprint looks like a standard Galaxy S but with a sliding QWERTY but what’s really under the hood?    

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Picture of Sprint’s Galaxy S Pro Surfaces, Confirms Sliding QWERTY

The first picture of Sprint’s version of the Galaxy S handset made its way into the hands of Android Community today.  Called the Galaxy S Pro, it looks every bit of a standard Galaxy S save for the sliding 5-row QWERTY hiding below.  This confirms the news we broke just over a month ...

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HTC EVO 4G Afflicted by Framerate Issue?

Reports are surfacing from XDA-Developers and the Google Code forums that the HTC EVO 4G has major framerate issues.  It seems that the device is some how locked at 30 frames per second both in 2D (Canvas) and 3D (openGL) modes. Interestingly, the HTC Hero hits 54fps on average and has smoother ...

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First Look at Sprint Ad Campaign for EVO [VIDEO]

Sprint’s first commercial for the EVO 4G has made its way online but it doesn’t do much to sell people on Android or the phone… yet.  Consider it more of a teaser or lead-up to an actual campaign.  We barely get a glimpse of the phone and then it ends!  We get the sense ...

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Walmart to Offer Sprint EVO 4G for $199 Without Mail-In Rebate

It appears Walmart is officially joining the EVO 4G party.  That’s right, Walmart, no doubt wanting a share of the EVO sales has joined both Best Buy and Radio Shack in offering the EVO 4G for $199 even.  There is no mail-in rebate required. I am betting Radio Shack and Best Buy will be ...

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EVO 4G FAQs

We’re starting to see a significant number of emails and questions coming our way about the latest Sprint handset.  Rather than trying to answer them all over and over again, we thought we’d put together a quick list of FAQs to help you out.  We may be adding to the list as time ...

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Clearwire Expecting WiMAX-capable Samsung Phone in 2010

At one point during Clearwire’s first quarter earnings call yesterday the topic of WiMAX-capable phones came up. It was mentioned that both Samsung and HTC were expected to release handsets capable of supporting the new 4G service.     

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18 More Cities to Get Sprint 4G This Summer

Sprint has been hard at work rolling out the U.S.’s first 4G wireless network. The new network, based on WiMAX technology, is currently available in a select number of markets, with many more on the way. On that note, Clear, who is Sprint’s partner in crime, has put out a press ...

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