When is my carrier getting the Galaxy Note II?

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There’s been a lot of chatter these past few weeks about the Samsung Galaxy Note II, and deservedly so. It’s a badass device that all major carriers are expected to carry this fall. So, now you’ve been convinced that it’s the handset for you and you’re looking to ...

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Sprint first U.S. provider to offer Jelly Bean to Galaxy S III

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Sprint is the first wireless carrier in the United States to offer an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the Samsung Galaxy S III.  A press release (below) tells us that the update began this morning and can be downloaded over the air.  Like other Android 4.1 updates, this one brings awesome ...

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Sprint intros new tablet rate plans for November 11

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Sprint has a number of new rate plans coming for tablet users, some of which are post-paid and some of which are no-contract.  Set to begin on November 11, 2012, these are touted as “aggressively priced” and will offer consumers up to 20 more data than what AT&T or Verizon offer ...

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Sprint extends push-to-talk feature to new Android devices with app

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Sprint today announced the recent availability of a new app (Sprint Direct Connect Now) that adds push-to-talk features to Android smartphones such as the Kyocera Rise and forthcoming LG Optimus Elite.  Available as a free app, it basically adds the same PTT service that comes with Direct ...

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Sprint adds another 32 markets to growing LTE network

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The carrier's 4G LTE network should see another 115 markets in the coming months.

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Google Play carrier billing coming soon to Verizon Wireless

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Google Play Store offers a lot of goodies for Android users, like there is music, movies, books, magazines, and Android applications. Back in May, Sprint enabled the carrier billing for all the Google Play content, which means Sprint users can pay for the purchased content from the Google Play ...

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Sprint introduces Active Senior ID pack for Android handsets

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Sprint, in an attempt to get an Android in the hands of every grandparent in the country, has released a new ID Pack aimed at seniors.  OK, so maybe it’s not part of some massively ambitious initiative, but it’s still a great way of putting relevant and helpful apps and services in ...

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Sprint to offer Galaxy Note II at $299 starting October 25

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Sprint today confirmed the pricing and release date for the Samsung Galaxy Note II.  Outside of U.S. Cellular, this is the only carrier to step forward with a cost for the smartphone/tablet experience.  That said, look for the Samsung Galaxy Note II to arrive on October 25 with a $299.99 price ...

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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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