Sprint to offer $200 Optimus G on November 9

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Sprint, coming just hours after AT&T and their Optimus G announcement, have come out with pricing and a launch date for the quad-core smartphone.  Look for their version to arrive on November 9 with the same $199.99 price tag, with a two-year service agreement.  The handset, which features ...

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Sprint to become New Sprint in wake of SoftBank transaction

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Sprint has issued a formal press announcement pertaining to the details of the Softbank deal that was just finalized over the last few days.  Details are still coming in and the carrier is in the midst of spelling things out however the general stuff is already known.  

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In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Oct 14)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, videos,and other Android-related tidbits which, for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys.  These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner.  Consider it a grab-bag of Android ...

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CNBC: Japanese carrier SoftBank to acquire 70 percent stake in Sprint

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Japanese carrier SoftBank is expected to announce a $20 billion deal on Monday which will see them controlling a 70% stake in Sprint.  CNBC is reporting that the deal is all but wrapped up and comes hot on the heels of rumors that surfaced just last week.  Well, hardly rumors, when you consider ...

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This Day in Android: Sprint begins selling HTC Hero (2009)

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It was exactly three years ago today that Sprint began offering its first Android smartphone, the HTC Hero. Monumental in more than a few ways, this was also the first time U.S. consumers were able to get their hands on device with Sense UI. Priced only $179.99 with a two-year service agreement ...

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Sprint adds Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and LG Mach to growing 4G LTE lineup

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Sprint today announced that they’ve got a number of new Android-powered devices coming soon, officially confirming the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and an LG Mach.  Pricing and exact timing will be revealed in time, however it stands to reason that things are unfolding quickly.  Also getting a bit ...

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Sprint calls on StarStarMe for vanity dialing service

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Face it, you can’t remember the phone numbers to half of your contacts.  Now that you have a smartphone and can dial or text by name, you’ve stopped caring about 10-digit numbers.  Sprint is today introducing something new to their subscribers which lets them use a name in place of ...

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Samsung says Android 4.1 update for U.S. Galaxy S III models “coming soon”

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Samsung has put together a quick and simple list of U.S. smartphones which are either getting or are expected to receive their Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update.  As of right now it basically acts as a placeholder or jumping off point for a number of Galaxy S III models and a trio of Nexus ...

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Sprint to offer Galaxy S III for $50 on Black Friday

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And just like that we have our first leaked Black Friday ad of 2012. According to the guys at Engadget, Sprint will be offering the Samsung Galaxy S III for a cool $50 come Friday, November 23, 2012. At a savings of $150 off the normal price, it’s absolutely worth every penny. If you ...

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Sprint expands 4G LTE to parts of Kansas, Illinois and Massachusetts

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Sprint continuing with its promise of delivering 100 markets with 4G LTE connectivity over the remaining months of 2012, has added another few areas to its map.  If you live in Lawrence, Kan.; Topeka, Kan.; Wichita, Kan.; Waukegan-Lake County, Ill.; and Barnstable-Hyannis/Mid-Cape, Mass. then ...

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Sprint announces 1 million sales of 4G LTE devices

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While they might not have the same footprint as some of the other players, Sprint’s 4G LTE network is growing pretty quickly.  To that end, the carrier has been bolstering its lineup of 4G LTE -ready devices.  So well in fact, that they have officially announced 1 million 4G LTE devices ...

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Galaxy Note II announced for AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, and U.S. Cellular

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Samsung today announced that the Galaxy Note II will, in fact, be coming to the United States to all four major carriers.  That means you’ll soon see the 5.5-inch phone and tablet hybrid device at AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon.  What’s more, U.S. Cellular is already ...

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Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE gallery

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Sprint announces Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE

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Sprint announces $99 Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE for September 16

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Sprint today announced its next Android handset, the “powerful yet affordable” Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE.  Priced at $99 (after $50 mail-in rebate) with a two-year service agreement, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich handset features a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 4-inch ...

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Samsung Galaxy S III review (Sponsored Post)

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What we liked: The Samsung Galaxy S III is heavy on hardware, but even heavier on experience. The leading-edge specs easily put it at the top of the Android mountain, however its the personal touches that will see this phone selling like hotcakes. Room for improvement: A little slipperier than ...

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