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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Best Buy knocking $99 off HTC smartphones on December 4

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Best Buy will be holding a one-day sale tomorrow, December 4, where the retailer will discount HTC smartphones. The promotion, which you likely know from the headline, will be $99 off HTC smartphones. Among those getting the discount treatment are popular models such as the One X (AT&T), ...

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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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Miss Black Friday? Check out these penny deals at Amazon!

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Ten Android smartphones for only one penny each for both new users and existing subscribers.

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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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RadioShack now offering discounted Galaxy S III with $50 Google Play credit

RadioShack began offering the Samsung Galaxy S III at discounted rates yesterday, November 18, which are pretty darn appealing if you ask us. For a limited time you can pick one of these 16GB models up from AT&T or Verizon for $99.99 with a two-year service agreement. What’s more, the ...

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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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