Tag "sprint"

News and Rumors

Sprint intros new tablet rate plans for November 11

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,

News and Rumors

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

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

News and Rumors

Sprint adds another 32 markets to growing LTE network

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

News and Rumors

Google Play carrier billing coming soon to Verizon Wireless

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

News and Rumors

Sprint introduces Active Senior ID pack for Android handsets

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

News and Rumors

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

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

News and Rumors

Sprint to offer $200 Optimus G on November 9

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

News and Rumors

Sprint to become New Sprint in wake of SoftBank transaction

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

News and Rumors

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

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

News and Rumors

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

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

News and Rumors

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

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

Featured

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

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

News and Rumors

Sprint calls on StarStarMe for vanity dialing service

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

News and Rumors

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

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

News and Rumors

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

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