Sprint LG Optimus G Jelly Bean Update Officially Rolling Out

The Sprint Optimus G is now on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

At the end of February, it appeared that the Sprint LG Optimus G Jelly Bean update was rolling out to owners. Today, Sprint finally officially confirmed what we already knew though the confirmation of the Optimus G Jelly Bean roll out means that those who haven’t received the update should see it roll out within […]

Sprint Makes iPhone 5 Available for Low-Cost MVNO Customers

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Update: It looks like the iPhone 5 won’t be part of the BYOSD program from Sprint. The Now Network had reached out to us to let us know that the iPhone 5 will not be part of this program, though select Android handsets will be part of BYOSD.  Through a new Bring Your Own Sprint […]

Lured by Competition, Sprint Begins Trialing Shared Data

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Sprint, a long-time U.S. proponent of unlimited data, has announced that it will begin offering shared data plans to customers in limited channels. The carrier will continue singing about the merits of unlimited, un-throttled data to customers in the consumer market, but Sprint is now offering a limited-time trial of shared data plans for small […]

Sprint Passes on BlackBerry Z10 to Focus on Keyboards

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Sprint has announced that it will not offer the touchscreen-only BlackBerry Z10 smartphone. Instead, the U.S. carrier says that it is looking to offer the BlackBerry Q10, which bears a more traditional BlackBerry form factor with a square touchscreen display just above a QWERTY keyboard in a style similar to the currently available BlackBerry Bold […]

Sprint Optimus G Jelly Bean Update Rolling Out Slowly

This could be the start of the Sprint LG Optimus G Jelly Bean roll out.

The Sprint LG Optimus G Jelly Bean update seems to be rolling out to users today though it’s unclear if the update is a part of a full on roll out, if it’s a mistake or if it’s part of a soak test that is intended to ensure the update is up to par before […]

First 4G LTE Phones Come To Virgin and Boost Mobile

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Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile will soon carry smartphones that take advantage of Sprint’s 4G LTE network: the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE, HTC One SV and Boost Force. The Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE is available today on Virgin Mobile, and sells for $299.99 with no contract. The Galaxy Victory 4G LTE has a […]

How to Watch NASCAR on iPhone and Android

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As the NASCAR season kicks off with the Daytona 500, NASCAR and Sprint are teaming up again to bring the NASCAR Mobile 13 app and the NASCAR RaceView Mobile 13 app, to serious NASCAR enthusiasts. The pair of NASCAR apps let users watch NASCAR on the iPhone and Android, and follow their favorite drivers. Sprint Data customers will […]

Bear Grylls Approved Rugged Kyocera Torque Coming To Sprint March 8

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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 […]

Sprint Force Leaked With LTE

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It looks like Sprint may be launching a new Force Android smartphone by ZTE come March if a product sheet for the phone is accurate. The Force would be a Sprint-branded handset, which Engadget is postulating will be a re-branded version of the ZTE Force. While much of the handset’s specs fall under the mid-range category, […]

5 Exciting Windows Phones for 2013

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The new year is rife with smartphone rumors and launches. Already, we’ve see two high end devices in the Sony Xperia Z and the HTC One launch and in the months ahead we should see some more of what 2013 has to offer including the iPhone 5S and the Samsung Galaxy S4. Those all in […]

HTC One: AT&T vs. Sprint vs. T-Mobile

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The HTC One is HTC’s new flagship smartphone which the company will be putting on the market to compete with the likes of the iPhone 5, the Samsung Galaxy S4 and quite possibly the iPhone 5S if and when it arrives. Those looking for a new smartphone will surely be looking at the HTC One […]

Sprint 4G LTE Live in Parts of New York City and San Francisco

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Sprint’s 4G LTE network is now live in parts of New York City, San Francisco and Washington D.C. The carrier’s 4G LTE network is also live in other sections of New York state and a few cities in Florida, including Jacksonville, Miami and Tampa. None of these markets are fully covered by Sprint’s new 4G […]

Sprint 4G LTE Goes Live in a New Market

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In late October, Sprint promised new 4G LTE markets in the months ahead. One of those markets was Joplin, Missouri and it looks like service has gone live there for some people in that city today as we’ve heard that Sprint’s 4G LTE network is now active. Read: HTC M7 (HTC One) U.S. Release Date […]

Sprint Latest to Consider An End to Phone Subsidies

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Following T-Mobile‘s lead in the industry of ending subsidies on smartphone purchases with a two-year contract, Sprint is the latest to consider such a move after rival Verizon Wireless said it would observe how the market reacts to T-Mobile USA’s plans. Sprint Nextel CEO Dan Hesse said that Sprint would wait and see before making […]

The 5 Best Sprint Smartphones [February, 2013]

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Like AT&T and Verizon, Sprint is likely to see a host of new devices launch throughout the course of 2013 including the iPhone 5S, Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC M7. However, not all consumers will want to, or can wait for those devices to arrive on shelves. Fortunately, like AT&T and Verizon, Sprint too has […]

Sprint Sold 2.2 Million iPhones Last Quarter, Still Posted A Loss

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During its earnings report today Sprint announced that it sold 2.2 million iPhones last quarter, but still posted a loss of $1.32 billion. During the quarter Sprint sold its highest number of iPhones ever, though it’s 2.2 million iPhones is still less than the number of units both AT&T and Verizon sold during the same […]

FreedomPop LTE Clip To Bring 4G LTE To Wi-Fi Tablets

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FreedomPop will soon release a new device called the LTE Clip to bring free 4G LTE to Wi-Fi only tablets according to a Forbes report. As the name implies, the FreedomPop LTE Clip will clip on most tablets to give them access to 4G LTE. Like other FreedomPop devices, the LTE Clip will offer users 500MB of […]

RadioShack Offers $25 Off iPhone 5 Deal

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Today RadioShack announced it will offer a $25 discount on the iPhone 5 for AT&T and Sprint for the next two weeks. From today until February 14 RadioShack will instantly take $25 off the subsidized price of the iPhone 5 for AT&T and Sprint. The discount applies to all storage capacities of the iPhone 5, […]

Verizon Galaxy Nexus Android 4.2 Update: Silence Reigns

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Today, the Sprint Galaxy Nexus Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update officially beat the Verizon Galaxy Nexus Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update to public release leaving unsurprised Verizon owners wondering when they might see their update. Unsurprisingly, there are no answers as the companies involved remain silent on the software’s release. Read: Sprint Galaxy Nexus Android […]