Android 4.4.3 KitKat Update Will Roll Out Slowly

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The mysterious KTU84F Sprint Nexus 5 Android update that appeared over the weekend is, according to a Sprint representative, the Nexus 5 Android 4.4.3 KitKat update that has been rumored for weeks. And thanks to Sprint, we now know that this new Nexus 5 update is going to be pushing out slowly. Several weeks ago, Google’s […]

5 Best Sprint Smartphones [April, 2014]

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As we move deeper into the new year, carriers like Sprint are starting refresh their smartphone lineups with brand new devices. And while this means more choice, it also means that those in the hunt for a new smartphone could have a harder time narrowing down their options. With that in mind, we want to […]

Galaxy Note 3 Android 4.4 Update Missing as Updates Continue

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The Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has received two major updates before Verizon has been able to deliver one big one (Android 4.4 KitKat) to its version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. All the way back in January, Samsung started pushing out the Galaxy Note 3 Android 4.4 KitKat update to users. In typical […]

5 Best Cheap Smartphones [March, 2014]

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Buyers looking for the best cheap smartphone in March aren’t in search of the latest and greatest smartphone, but don’t want to lock in to a contract with a budget smartphone that doesn’t deliver a good user experience. While we routinely talk about the best smartphones overall, there are a small collection of cheap smartphones […]

Sprint Galaxy S5 Price, Pre-order, and Release Date Details Arrive

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 release date in the United States across all major carriers is slowly being revealed, with AT&T going first and now today Sprint confirming all the details. This afternoon Sprint announced its pricing and pre-order details and availability for its Galaxy S5, and users will be able to secure their own smartphone […]

Sprint Prepaid Leaps On to the Low-Cost Bandwagon with $45 Plan

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Sprint, the United States’ third-largest wireless company, will now compete directly with T-Mobile in the suddenly burgeoning world of contract-free prepaid wireless use. Sprint formally announced its latest effort to move into the prepaid world this afternoon, saying that its new Sprint Prepaid service would allow users to purchase some of the most popular smartphones […]

5 Best Sprint Smartphones [March, 2014]

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Consumers in the hunt for a brand new Sprint smartphone this month are going to run into a ton of options and many people are going to have a difficult time narrowing those options down. Here, we do the narrowing down for you and take a look at the devices that we think make up […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 U.S. Release Date Moves Closer

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 release date in the United States inched closer today as the device has been spotted passing through the Bluetooth certification process ahead of its April release dates. Yesterday, Samsung announced the Galaxy S5, a brand new Galaxy S smartphone that will be coming to replace the Galaxy S4 as the company’s […]

LG G2 Android 4.4 KitKat Update Confirmed for U.S.

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LG and its carrier partners in the United States still aren’t talking about the Android 4.4 KitKat update but that doesn’t mean that it’s not coming. In fact, thanks to UA Profile on Sprint’s website, we know that at least one carrier is working on getting the LG G2 Android 4.4 KitKat update ready for […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 U.S. Details Surface in Bizarre Leak

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It appears that the Samsung Galaxy S5, or at least a device with a model number thought to be the Sprint Galaxy S5, has surfaced on Sprint’s website in a User Agent Profile string. The UA Prof points to a number of rumored Galaxy S5 features including a full HD display and Android 4.4.2 KitKat […]

5 Best Sprint Smartphones [February, 2014]

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Those looking for a new smartphone on Sprint during the month of February probably won’t find the likes of the HTC M8 or the Samsung Galaxy S5 but they will find an extremely solid smartphone lineup that is backed by a growing 4G LTE network and those unlimited data plans that the Now Network loves […]

HTC One Android 4.4 KitKat Update Hits U.S.

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The Sprint HTC One Android 4.4 KitKat update is the first HTC One Android 4.4 KitKat update to hit the United States, available right now for those that want to upgrade from Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and Sense 5 to KitKat and the brand new Sense 5.5. Earlier this week, HTC admitted that it was […]

5 Best Sprint Smartphones [January, 2014]

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Those looking to snag a new smartphone on the Now Network aren’t going to find a shortage of options. Instead, those seeking to buy a new smartphone on Sprint during the month of January are going to find a loaded lineup that provides a ton of solid options as we head deeper into the new […]

Leaked Docs Point to Wi-Fi Calling Coming to Sprint Users

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Placing wireless calls could be getting cheaper for Sprint’s wireless users very soon. According to reports, the carrier is preparing to launch Wi-Fi calling on two of Samsung’s Android based devices. Reportedly, documents sent to Android Central confirm that Sprint’s preparing to introduce Wi-Fi calling. The documents, which the outlet says are actually training materials […]

Sprint Could Go Into $50 Billion of Debt to Gain T-Mobile US

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Sprint, now a majority-owned subsidiary of Japanese carrier Softbank, may have just secured $50 billion of financing to potentially acquire rival T-Mobile U.S., which is owned by German’s Deutsche Telekom. According to a report on the Wall Street Journal, Sprint was approached by two banks on financing, so this deal could become reality if all goes […]

LG G Flex Launching in US on January 31 for $299

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We found out last week at CES that the LG G Flex curved smartphone would be hitting the US, with Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile on board. Today, Sprint has announced that it will launch the new handset on January 31 for $299 on-contract with pre-orders starting today. The phone will be available to purchase on […]

Sprint Easy Pay is Uncarrier With Carrier Catches [Updated]

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Just a week after it cancelled One Up, the smartphone upgrade program that allowed users to upgrade their devices on their own schedule, Sprint has announced that it will still allow users to upgrade their smartphone in a way that doesn’t involve a tradtional two-year service agreement – with a catch. Announced today, Sprint says […]

Sprint Dials Back on the Innovation, Cans Sprint One Up Upgrades

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Sprint One Up, the program that allowed users to upgrade devices yearly by what amounted to paying Sprint more per month, has officially been discontinued. Though Sprint has yet to announce the cancellation of the program publicly, the company’s already updated its online FAQ section, saying “Sprint One Up was a program that retired on […]

No Wonder Sprint Continues To Fail

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Sprint at times reminds me of The Little Engine that Could. The only problem is Sprint is more like the little engine that can’t seem to get its act together. Yes, this is a rant. So there you have the context. It’s not easy being an also ran in a field that can out spend […]

Sprint Framily Plan Encourages You to Befriend Strangers to Save Money

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Sprint’s newly announced Framily Plan at the Consumer Electronics Show is an interesting concept that mixes the best ideas from personal plans and family plans. Unlike traditional family plans, each member of the Framily plan–up to ten customers are allowed total on a single plan–would be responsible for their own bill, which is sort of […]