Verizon adds Push to Talk Plus feature to select smartphones

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If you think it’s been too long since you’ve used a walkie talkie, you may be in luck. Verizon Wireless, America’s most loved/hated carrier, is adding “push to talk” functionality to some of their smartphones. They’re calling it Push To Talk Plus, and it ...

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Sprint adds more devices to PTT list

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Sprint has expanded the number of devices with Direct Connect push-to-talk service, adding multiple Android handsets into the fold. Effective immediately, those with the following smartphones can take advantage of the Direct Connect Now application. Samsung Galaxy S4 Samsung Galaxy Note 3, LG ...

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Sprint slated to take down 9,600 iDEN towers by October

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Sprint has recently announced more plans to decommission their iDEN network. They have now said that they have selected vendors throughout the country to remove Sprint’s equipment from cell towers and base stations fro recycling and re-use. Sprint has also said that they plan to ...

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Push-to-Talk Motorola i940 Found at FCC

A new Motorola phone has been found in FCC documents, giving us a decent look at a push-to-talk handset on the horizon. According to the information in the listing, this i940 features iDEN push-to-talk technology. Things look to be ready for production as evidenced by the two user manuals and ...

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Sprint Releases Overview Video for Motorola Admiral, Forgets to Announce Phone

Sprint has tossed a video online this afternoon which provides a walk-through of the features for the Motorola Admiral.  That’s awesome and all, but there’s no Admiral announcement to go with the video.  Considering that the Android-powered phone has yet to be unveiled we are ...

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Blackberry-Esque Sprint Handset Identified as Motorola Pax

The Motorola handset with a Blackberry-like form factor that leaked online a few weeks back has been identified.  According to This Is My Next, what we’re looking at is called the Motorola Pax and it’s not a generic business phone by any stretch of the imagination. Specifications ...

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Motorola Titanium Set to Debut at Sprint on July 24

It has been a little over two months since Sprint and Motorola announced their rugged, business-minded handset, the Titanium, but things look to be moving forward again.  According to SprintFeed, the Android 2.1-powered smart phone is set to arrive on July 24th with a $150 price tag attached. ...

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Sprint Announces Rugged, Push-to-Talk Motorola Titanium

Sprint and Motorola have just announced the successor to the last year’s push-to-talk i1 with the Android 2.1-powered Titanium.  Built with the same military-grade specifications as its predecessor, the Titanium features a full QWERTY keyboard, a 3.1-inch touch screen, and 5-megapixel ...

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Rumor: Moto Making Rugged, PTT, CDMA Andy For Sprint

A little birdie (not of the “Angry” type)  has informed us that some Sprint managers have been receiving emails from Motorola regarding an upcoming phone launch that will require an in-store advocate. Since Motorola makes nearly all of the Sprint/Nextel iDEN phones, this ...

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Sprint Adds Rugged Motorola i886 to Android Lineup

Sprint quietly dropped another Android-powered handset in the lineup yesterday with the rugged Motorola i886. Running an unknown version of Android, the phone is the first to feature a side-sliding QWERTY keyboard with Nextel Direct Connect.

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Motorola i1 – First Android Phone with Push-to-Talk Available via Sprint Online

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Sprint has released the first Touchscreen Android phone with integrated push-to-talk. The Motorola i1 is now available online through Sprint’s website.  The headline feature is the integrated push-to-talk, a first for touchscreen Android phones. Using Nextel’s Direct Connect and ...

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Sprint Announces Motorola i1 for July 25 at $149.99

Sprint announced today that they will be bringing the push-to-talk Motorola i1 to their customers later this month for $149.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate.  Available next Sunday, July 25th, the ruggedized i1 features a 5 megapixel camera, a 3.1-inch HVGA screen, and a strong lineup of preloaded ...

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Boost Mobile Officially Announces Motorola i1 for June 20

Rumored and whispered no more, Boost Mobile has just announced that they will be offering Motorola’s push-to-talk i1 handset on June 20th.  As mentioned last week, this marks the first prepaid Android handset to arrive on the market.  The phone is expected to be offered at Boost Mobile ...

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Boost Mobile to Offer First Android Phone Without a Contract

Much has been made recently over the Motorola i1, it being the first push-to-talk Android device of course.  Today sees an announcement for the phone that I feel has even bigger implications.  The i1 is set to become the first Android phone offered without a contract.  Starting June 20th, ...

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Sprint Dropping Motorola i1 and Samsung Intercept (Moment 2) July 11

Sprint customers looking beyond this week’s EVO 4G release are advised to mark their calendar for July 11th.  If the latest leak holds up, this will be the day Sprint releases both the Motorola i1 and Samsung Intercept.  Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? It's insane!

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