Google Wallet Rolls Out to All Sprint Nexus S 4G Phones; Visa, Discover and AmEx Climb Aboard

As expected, Google Wallet has begun its nationwide rollout today, expanding to all Nexus S 4G (Sprint) phones. As most of you know, the Wallet service lets users pay for products in the real world simply by tapping their NFC-enabled Android handset against a compatible card reader. Those of ...

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to World Domination

Google purchased the Android, Inc. company back in 2005, then announced the Open Handset Alliance in, 2007.  Then in the Fall of 2008, the lowly T-Mobile G1 was open to the public.  But the initial business model that Google put forth may have gone awry in the time since up to now. In the ...

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Samsung Releases Source Code to Epic 4G Touch

That didn’t take very long, did it?  Samsung has already released the source code to their brand spankin’ new Epic 4G Touch (Sprint), giving anxious hackers a fresh set of tools to play with.  If you’re the type who likes to create custom kernels, then you’ll need to ...

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Motorola Admiral to Sport Sprint’s Direct Connect

Here’s a phone we’ve had almost no information on until now. We first saw a picture of the mysterious device back in July. Then in August, we saw its name leaked. But it wasn’t until today that the two would come together to form an identity which is: The Motorola Admiral. ...

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Sprint Announces $99 LG Marquee for October 2

Sprint and LG have announced their next collaboration, the Marquee, and Android 2.3 Gingerbread handset that marries both style and substance.  Making its debut smack dab in the middle of New York Fashion Week, the $99 handset features a 4″ NOVA Display, 1GHz processor, 5-megapixel ...

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Optimus Black Coming to Sprint as ‘LG Marquee’

As some of you may have heard, a recent RadioShack YouTube video inadvertently outted a new LG handset for Sprint.  Showing up as a cameo in a clip designed to promote the white Evo 3D, the only thing we had to go on was a name “LG Marquee” and a frontal shot of the phone.  Here ...

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Sprint Debuts ‘Sprint Drive First’ App to Alleviate Distracted Driving

Sprint announced a new application for their subscribers today which is designed to lessen distracted driving.  Called Sprint Drive First, it automatically locks a phone once it’s found to be going faster than 10 miles per hour.  The app will disable nearly all functions, directing calls ...

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Walmart Offering the Samsung Epic 4G Touch for $99 With new 2-Year Contract

The highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S II is starting to hit the US market and while Sprint’s Epic 4G Touch was supposed to be the first subsidized Galaxy S II, it was beat to the punch by Alaska’s GCI. Since most of us don’t have the pleasure of residing in “The Last ...

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Sprint Unveils $50 Kyocera Milano for September 9th

Verizon isn’t the only carrier announcing an Android handset with one day’s notice this week. Sprint has unveiled the Kyocera Milano, a low-cost Gingerbread handset with a sliding QWERTY keyboard. Due tomorrow, September 9th, the phone will cost customers only $50 with a two-year ...

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Wirefly Taking Pre-Orders for $149.99 Epic 4G Touch

Looking to get your hands on the Galaxy S II series Epic 4G Touch from Sprint?  We can’t blame you, that thing is a beast.  The phone goes on sale September 16th for $199.99 if you decide to go through the carrier.  If you’re one of those people who doesn’t care where it comes ...

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AndroidGuys Weekly Wrap-Up: Free T-Mobile Phones, Samsung Galaxy Note, and More!

Let’s take a look back at some of the bigger, more newsworthy items from last week, shall we? There was plenty to talk about in the world of Android, but we’ve narrowed it down to a few items. Hit the video after the break and join our own Phil Esposito as he runs through some of... ...

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Sprint’s “Rewards Me Plus” Program is for Employees Only

Yesterday saw a Sprint Playbook leaked online which shows what the carrier will be doing over the next few months. Among the details in the playbook were notes of new devices, policy changes, and a rewards program. Called “Rewards Me Plus” it was described as a new phone at full ...

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Budget-Friendly Kyocera Milano on its Way to Sprint

Kyocera has announced their newest Android device: the Milano. It’s not very flashy, with a 3-inch display, Android 2.3, 512MB of RAM, and an 800MHz processor, but we didn’t expect much from a low-end device. The Milano is set to hit Sprint on September 9th for just %50 on a new ...

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Sprint Confirms ETF Rising to $350 for ‘Advanced Devices’

Sprint confirmed with PhoneScoop today that the early termination fee for Android phones and tablets will soon rise from $200 to $350. According to an official statement emailed to the mobile tech blog, the new pro-rated policy will take effect on September 9th and will apply to ‘advanced ...

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Galaxy S II Announced for Sprint, T-Mobile, and AT&T

The wait is over and the Galaxy S II has been finally announced for U.S carriers.  Sprint will be the first provider to offer the device to its customers, making it available for $199 on September 16th.  AT&T and T-Mobile have their own versions coming however neither carrier is ready to ...

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