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 […]

Bear Grylls Approved Rugged Kyocera Torque Coming To Sprint March 8

Video thumbnail for youtube video Rugged Kyocera Torque Coming To Spring March 8 for $99.99

Today Sprint announced the Kyocera Torque, its first rugged mid-range Android phone with 4G LTE capabilities. The new Sprint Kyocera Torque is built to Military Standard 810G, which means it can withstand dust, shocks, vibrations, solar radiation, humidity, blowing rain, salt fog and extreme temperatures. The phone is also fits IP67 standards: full immersion in […]

Kyocera Torque Becomes First Rugged LTE Smartphone, Headed for Sprint


The Kyocera Torque is a rare breed as it’s both a ruggedized Android smartphone and one that packs 4G LTE network connectivity on Sprint’s U.S. network. Though Sprint has announced the Torque will be coming to its network this Spring, pricing and specific availability is still not known about the device at this time. The […]

Kyocera Torque Gets an FCC Layover On Way to Sprint’s 4G LTE Network


It looks like the rugged Kyocera Torque is now sitting at the FCC for U.S. regulatory approval before it heads over to Sprint’s network. The Torque may be among the first ruggedized 4G LTE smartphones as previous rugged efforts–like Verizon’s G’zOne Commando–have been focused at 3G networks reserving 4G LTE for more premium flagship offerings. […]