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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Sprint quietly intros $129 ZTE Flash

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Sprint has quietly started offering a new smartphone, the Flash,  an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich experience from ZTE. Dubbed the Sprint Flash, it features a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, 1GB RAM 4.5-inch 720p HD display, and 4G LTE connectivity. Additional specifications for the $129.99 ...

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Sprint 4G LTE coming to nine markets over next few months

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Sprint today announced that it will be flipping on the power to its 4G LTE in nine new markets over the coming months.  A press release on the carrier’s blog tells us that there’s no specific territory in mind and that the markets are spread across multiple states. While some users ...

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Best Buy posts Black Friday deals online

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Best Buy, instead of letting their Black Friday ad get leaked online, went ahead and released it on their blog.  If you were curious to see what sort of Android-based products would be on sale come November 23, here’s a quick list.  You’ll find smartphones and tablets, some deals ...

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Sprint acquiring spectrum, subscribers from U.S. Cellular

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Sprint has entered into a deal with U.S. Cellular which will see them acquiring both PCS spectrum and customers across a number of states.  As part of the $480 million venture, Sprint will gain 20MHz of spectrum in the 1900MHz band in Midwest markets plus about 585,000 subscribers.    

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RadioShack’s Black Friday ad leaks with multiple Android savings, freebies

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RadioShack’s Black Friday ad has found its way online and, as is usually the case, is full of Android savings.  While some might be for devices from larger companies such as Samsung and HTC, there’s also an offering from outfits such as DiGiX.  Nevertheless, if you’re heading ...

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Sprint launching ZTE Flash on Nov. 11?

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Sprint is without any doubt one of the leading networks in the USA, and they also love Android a lot. Back in July, we got some first details about the ZTE Flash, an Android powered device destined to Sprint. Now after 3 months, ZTE Flash is back in the limelight and this time with some... Read More