Apple to Blame For Slow iPhone 5 Internet Speeds


It’s easy to blame your–sometimes not favorite–carrier when Internet data speeds on your favorite iPhone smartphone is slow, but it appears that the culprit behind the throttling is Apple and not the carrier. Recently discovered code in the iOS operating system suggests that Apple is limiting the true speed potential of your iPhone when connected […]

iDEN Push-to-Talk Riding Off Into the Sprint Sunset at End of June


Users who are on the Sprint Nextel network and are using the iDEN side of things for push-to-talk will have until the end of June to migrate their service as Sprint will be shutting down the iDEN network on June 30th. iDEN’s push-to-talk had been a strong selling point for Nextel and new owner Sprint […]

Verizon Now Targeting Frugalistas With $35 Prepaid Option


Verizon Wireless has, as a result of its large network, good service, and widespread LTE coverage, competed mostly in the premium tier where cell phone plans and networks are concerned. However, in an industry where consumers are becoming more price sensitive and prepaid subscriber base is growing at a faster rate than post-paid subscriptions, Verizon […]

Samsung Galaxy S III Review: Editors’ Choice


The Galaxy S III is Samsung’s best Android smartphone to date and the company’s successor to the Galaxy S II device that was launched last year as the Galaxy S II on AT&T and T-Mobile and the Epic 4G Touch on Sprint. The touchscreen-only smartphone will compete against the HTC One X series as well […]

Photos of Sprint-Bound LG Snapshot Leaked


It looks like LG is planning yet another smartphone for Sprint’s Now Network as the latest leaked device from the Life is Good manufacturer is the LG Snapshot, which has appeared on a blurry photo. The Snapshot has not yet been announced by Sprint nor LG and follows a string of leaked LG devices for the […]

HTC EVO 4G LTE Packs Secret 3G Feature


Today is the day that at least some HTC EVO 4G LTE owners will be getting their devices and they’ll be happy to know that their new device, unlike the EVOs of old, supports simultaneous voice and data over Sprint’s 3G network. Amongst all of the HTC EVO 4G LTE’s features, this is one that […]

Kyocera Hydro Smartphone Gaining Regulatory Approval


It looks like the Kyocera Hydro smartphone that was announced recently at the CTIA trade show is now headed to the FCC for regulatory approval in the U.S. It’s still unclear which carrier will support the Hydo, but the FCC approval shows CDMA band 1900 MHz as well as WiFi support. The Hydro is considered […]

Sprint to Carry 3G LG Windows Phone?


Filings at the FCC may have revealed a potential new 3G smartphone for Sprint running Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system and made by LG/. The LG LS831 model supports CDMA in the EMSR band, which is used exclusively by Sprint in the U.S. market and the phone is accompanied by a document known as the […]

Sprint Brings Enhanced 3G to Atlanta for Faster Download Speeds


Atlanta users on Sprint’s 3G Now Network will be able to experience faster mobile broadband speeds as Sprint has now turned on enhanced 3G support for that metropolitan area. Sprint, which had been one of the earlier carriers to lead the campaign for 3G speeds with commercials aimed and targeted at comparing its faster speeds […]

Sprint to Introduce Budget-Friendly 7-Inch Tablet


A leaked document reveals that Sprint is planning to launch a budget-friendly 7-inch Android tablet for just under $100 on the 3G Now Network. News of the tablet comes just on the heels of Sprint placing the HTC EVO View 4G, which at the time of launch was and is a high-end 7-inch slate, on […]

I Am Now On Android Again! Why?


Well, you know I was doing the Android to Windows Phone 7 conversion a couple of weeks ago, right? It went well and I found that Windows Phone could be used as my “Daily Driver”. I decided to go with a swapping back and forth between the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket and the HTC […]

Picture for Sprint’s ZTE Android Honeycomb Tablet Leaks


A new leaked image shows what Sprint’s forthcoming tablet collaboration with ZTE may look like. Unfortunately, details of the Android Honeycomb device are relatively unknown still at this point, but the image does show what the device would look like if and when Sprint does announce the slate. The tablet was first revealed back in […]

Sprint HTC EVO Design 4G Review (Video)


The HTC EVO Design 4G goes back to basic black with a stunning design, great user experience through Android 2.3 Gingerbread and the latest HTC Sense 3.0. Priced at a modest $99 on a two-year contract, the EVO Design will not only compete for pocket space of those looking for mid-range smartphone, but also for […]

Why a World Phone iPhone 4S Matters, But May Still Not Make Much Impact

Apple had announced the iPhone 4S as a singular model that would work on both GSM and CDMA networks around the world. This allows Apple to simplify it’s product line so that it doesn’t need to offer a separate CDMA model for CDMA networks–like those of Sprint and Verizon Wireless in the U.S.–and also give […]

Dual-Mode CDMA/GSM iPhone 5 Now Being Tested by Apple?


It appears that either Apple engineers or executives, or carrier executives, are beginning to test an iPhone 5 device with dual-mode CDMA and GSM radios, which would make the next-generation iPhone a world-phone model. By offering a multi-mode GSM and CDMA device, Apple could offer 1 device for either AT&T or Verizon Wireless, with the […]

4 New Smartphones Launched This Weekend on AT&T, Sprint


A total of four new smartphones launched this past weekend for consumer purchase on both Ma Bell and the Now Network in the U.S. Users interested in 3G and 4G devices now have a few more options from both BlackBerry and Android camps on Sprint and AT&T, with the former launching 3 new devices while […]