Sprint Shares Galaxy S3 Love With Prepaid Boost, Virgin Mobile

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At the CTIA trade show, wireless carrier Sprint had announced that it will be offering the Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone to its wholly-owned prepaid brands Virgin Mobile USA and Boost Mobile. The arrival of the Galaxy S3 on these prepaid networks would make the phone the most high-end and fully featured device to launch on […]

Boost Mobile Wallet App May Be the Most Useful Digital Wallet Yet

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Sprint-owned prepaid Boost Mobile may be launching the most useful digital wallet thus far for its customers. Leveraging the wireless industry CTIA Spring show, Boost is showing that it understands its customers with the launch of a digital wallet app, that unlike Google Wallet or ISIS, will work with online merchants rather than physical brick-and-mortar […]

Zact: MVNO With Truly Personalized Plans and Integrated Parental Controls

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Zact is an MVNO that’s leveraging Sprint’s mobile network, but the startup will be differentiating its offerings from competitors with truly personalized calling and data plans as well as deeply integrated parental controls to help keep kids safe on the mobile Internet. Though the personalized calling plans are great–and are designed to save consumers some […]

The 5 Best Sprint Smartphones [May, 2013]

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While the start of the new year was relatively quiet in terms of new releases for Sprint and other carriers in the United States, the past couple of weeks have been kind and those looking to pick up a new smartphone on the Now Network are in luck as the carrier has added some new […]

LG Optimus G2 With Snapdragon 800 Possibly Pops Up On Sprint Website

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An unnamed LG smartphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 recently showed up in the code for a Sprint web page, could hint at the rumored LG Optimus G2. Android Police first spotted the page with references to the phone as well as the phone’s filings with Bluetooth SIG. The phone uses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 800, which […]

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

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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 […]

Best Buy Plans to Fill Many Sprint Galaxy S4 Pre-Orders By Friday

Best Buy plans to fill many Sprint Galaxy S4 pre-orders by Friday.

While Best Buy initially told those who pre-ordered the Sprint Samsung Galaxy S4 that it would not be able to fulfill pre-orders until at least May 9th, the retailer has now informed Gotta Be Mobile that it now expects to receive inventory this week, enabling it to deliver many pre-orders by Friday, May 3rd. Last […]

Confirmed: Sprint Galaxy S4 Ships with Unlocked Bootloader

Sprint tells Gotta Be Mobile that its Galaxy S4 ships with an unlocked bootloader.

It appears that while the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 bootloader will be locked up tight, not all carriers will be following a similar path as Sprint confirmed to Gotta Be Mobile today that its Galaxy S4 is shipping with its bootloader unlocked. Earlier today, we heard that the Samsung Galaxy S4 for AT&T would be […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 U.S. Release Hits Another Snag

The Verizon Galaxy S4 has arrived. For some.

It looks like the issues with the Samsung Galaxy S4 release in the U.S. have continued as some of those who pre-ordered a Sprint Galaxy S4 through Best Buy are now being told that their device has been delayed at least until May 9th with some orders potentially not arriving until May 20th. The Samsung […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Update Arrives for Sprint

The Sprint Galaxy S4 is a mystery.

Following its first weekend of availability, users of the Samsung Galaxy S4 on Sprint now have their first update. Since there’s no actual changelog, users are left to speculate on what, if any, changes the update might bring. Read: Samsung Galaxy S4 Review   PhoneArena believes that since the update changed the device’s build ID […]

iPhone Coming to Boost Mobile This Fall?

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Sprint-owned Boost Mobile is speculated to be offering Apple’s iPhone come this fall, becoming the fourth prepaid carrier in the U.S. to offer the smartphone. The iPhone is already supported on Sprint’s other pre-paid network, Virgin Mobile USA, and the arrival of the iPhone on Boost may come as little surprise given that Sprint is […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Deals Hit Amazon

The Verizon Galaxy S4 will likely come to Amazon as well.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is finally on sale in the United States through several carriers and despite being on shelves for just a few days, the highly anticipated device has already seen its price slashed at retailers like Amazon where the device is being offered with fairly deep discounts. We’ve already seen the Samsung Galaxy […]

Sprint Samsung Galaxy S4 Now Available In Stores

The Sprint Galaxy S4 is now in at least some retail locations.

The Sprint Samsung Galaxy S4, which saw its in-store release date postponed indefinitely earlier this month, has begun arriving in stores with the carrier telling Gotta Be Mobile that the device should now be available in retail locations, a few days after it landed through its online store. Earlier this month, Sprint became one of […]

Antennagate Plagues HTC One (Video)

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HTC’s conscious decision to focus on premium design for its HTC One flagship may come with an unintended consequenc: reception problem if the phone is held a certain way. Though we haven’t been able to confirm if the problem affects all global and U.S. releases of the HTC One, we have found–and are able to […]

Verizon vs. Sprint 4G LTE In New York City

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Verizon undeniably has the largest 4G LTE network in the U.S. while other carriers like Sprint are doing their best to rollout their networks, but the question is how fast are the speeds where LTE is available? Using a Verizon iPhone 5 and a Sprint HTC One review unit we were able to test Sprint’s […]

Sprint HTC One LTE Connectivity Issue in Select Markets?

The HTC One is having some trouble pulling in a 4G LTE signal in pre-launch Sprint LTE markets, like in San Francisco, California.

It looks like the Sprint HTC One may have some troubles connecting to 4G LTE signal in areas where Sprint has not officially announced LTE rollout. I’ve read through several forums where users are having problems across the country in pre-release Sprint 4G LTE markets. I have been able to confirm that this may also […]

Speedtests: LTE Speeds to Expect for Your Galaxy S4 and HTC One

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We had extensively reviewed Samsung’s hot Galaxy S4 and the HTC One flagship smartphones, and those devices are the ones to beat for 2013 so far. Now, we’re going to examine how the Galaxy S4 and the HTC One will perform, at least in the San Francisco Bay Area, with the leading 4G LTE networks […]

Sprint HTC One Arrives in New Color

The HTC One Nexus will hit Google Play in June.

The Sprint HTC One, which arrived earlier this month on the carrier’s 4G LTE network, has now arrived in a new color today as the carrier confirmed that the anticipated black version of the HTC One is now available to order alongside the silver version of HTC’s most current smartphone. Read: Black AT&T HTC One […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 U.S. Release: Delays, Confusion & More

Even with improvements, Android launches may never be perfect.

The two biggest Android smartphones of the year have both gotten off to rocky starts in the United States. The first, the HTC One, saw its launch delayed from March until April, finally arriving on shelves a few days ago. The other, the Samsung Galaxy S4, is still in the midst of a crazy, confusing […]

Sprint Delays Samsung Galaxy S4 Release

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Sprint announced it has to delay the release of the Samsung Galaxy S4 on its network, though it plans to make the phone available online this Saturday, April 27. The delay of the phone is due to “unexpected inventory challenges from Samsung.” It seems Samsung had trouble producing enough units for to carrier, which caused […]