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Virgin Mobile throws a $79.99 Kyocera Event for the prepaid crowd

Virgin Mobile today announced the next Android smartphone to join its roster, kicking off the Kyocera Event. Priced at only $79.99, the no-contract handset, runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

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MetroPCS calls on $200 LG Spirit for latest smartphone

MetroPCS today announced the carrier’s latest smartphone, the Android-powered LG Spirit, is now available. Among other details, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich handset features a 4.5-inch display, 1.2GHz dual-core

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Sprint reportedly to offer branded prepaid service in late January

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

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AT&T intros new prepaid smartphone plan, $99 Fusion 2 Android handset

AT&T today unveiled a new GoPhone smartphone plan set to take effect on October 7 which saves $10 per month over the previous option.  Called the Monthly Unlimited Plan with

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Cricket Wireless adds ZTE Engage to Android roster

Cricket Wireless today announced that they will soon be offering their second Android 4.0 smartphone in the form of the ZTE Engage. Set to arrive on October 2, the handset

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Consumer Cellular bows $100 Huawei 8652 for your grandparents

Consumer Cellular today announced that they have released their latest Android smartphone, the Huawei 8652.  Powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread, the handset features a 3.5-inch display, 600MHz processor, 3.2-megapixel camera,

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RadioShack outlines branded no-contract service plans

RadioShack has confirmed the recent whispers that they will be offering their brand of wireless service by today announcing new prepaid plans. Piggybacking off of Leap Wireless’s network (Sprint), the

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T-Mobile, Walmart now offering discounted Galaxy S II without contract

T-Mobile and Walmart today announced that they will be offering the Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone to customers in a more affordable no-contract option.  Priced at only $299.00, the Android

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FCC brings MetroPCS’s ZTE N910 to light

The FCC has helped to reveal an upcoming MetroPCS smartphone out of Chinese handset maker ZTE.  According to PhoneScoop, the N910 will be feature a large display, Qualcomm MSM8660 processor, 5-megapixel

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Virgin Mobile debuts new “Happy Accidents” campaign [VIDEO]

Aww man, you just got that phone?  That’s too bad, because Virgin Mobile has a really great plan and an increasingly better selection of Android devices.  Dude, that sucks. Virgin

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POLL: Would you consider a prepaid Android smartphone?

The last 24 ours have seen a number of prepaid smartphone announcements from a handful of carriers.  If you are a T-Mobile, Virgin, or Boost Mobile subscriber then you’ll have

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T-Mobile Concord joins carrier’s prepaid roster

T-Mobile today announced that they’ve added another Android-based smartphone to their prepaid lineup.  Called the T-Mobile Concord, it’s a manufactured by ZTE and features 3G connectivity.  We’re not sure the

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Boost adds Samsung Galaxy S II 4G, Galaxy Rush to lineup

Boost Mobile has announced a pair of Android-powered smartphones from Samsung, both of which are due in September.  Each is a little different from the next and offers something unique

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Virgin Mobile debuts Samsung Galaxy Reverb for September

Virgin Mobile has added another Android smartphone to their no-contract roster, announcing the Samsung Galaxy Reverb.  Due in September, the handset is a mid-range model with a somewhat reasonable $250

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U.S. Cellular bows trio of new prepaid options

U.S. Cellular today announced three new prepaid voice, text, and data plans for subscribers which go into effect immediately.  Available for a select number of Android models, the no-contract options