4G Captures One-Third of Q4 2011 Smartphone Sales


According to a new research finding by NPD, 33 percent of all smartphones sold in the U.S. during the fourth quarter of 2011 had 4G connectivity. 4G connectivity is broadly defined to include devices with either WiMax, HSPA+ or LTE connectivity, the latter of which offers the fastest real-world data performance currently. This number compares […]

Sprint Laying Down BlackBerry PlayBook, HTC EVO View 4G, EVO 4G to Rest


It looks like Sprint is gearing up to retire some older smartphone and tablet models in an attempt to make room on its retail shelves for newer upcoming models with 4G LTE on-board. The models being retired and placed on Sprint’s EOL, or End-of-Life, list include the WiFi-only version of Research in Motion’s BlackBerry PlayBook, […]

Sprint Will Stop Announcing New WiMax Smartphones and Focus on 4G LTE


Sprint will stop announcing new smartphones, tablets, mobile hotspots, and other consumer embedded solutions that utilize’s the network’s 4G WiMax connectivity and instead choose to focus on building out its 4G LTE network and releasing new devices that run on LTE. While Sprint was the first carrier to launch a 4G service through WiMax technology […]

Motorola Photon 4G Price Falling to $100 Soon

Motorola Photon 4G

For those of you looking to get a solid smartphone for a solid price, especially those of you who do a lot of traveling, you’ll be delighted to know that Sprint is preparing to drop the price of the global capable Motorola Photon 4G down to a mere $100 once January 15 rolls around. For […]

Sprint Announces 3 New 4G LTE Devices as Part of Network Vision


Sprint announced three new 4G LTE devices as CES kicks off. The carrier, which has in the past operated on rival 4G WiMax technology, is now beginning its transition to LTE technology as part of its Network Vision strategy to offer customers more robust and faster mobile broadband speeds, which will allow faster downloads and […]

Sprint to Begin Honeycomb Roll-Out for HTC EVO View 4G Tablet


Sprint is beginning to roll out its Android Honeycomb update for the carrier’s debut tablet, the HTC Flyer, which is the first tablet that Sprint had supported on its Network with embedded 3G CDMA and 4G WiMax radios. The 7-inch tablet is a variant of the HTC Flyer and comes with an active digitizer for […]

Sprint’s White Epic 4G Touch Galaxy S II Gets Leaked


It looks like Sprint will be joining its Galaxy S II carrier rivals AT&T and T-Mobile in offering Samsung’s flagship smartphone in white. Sprint’s variant, known as the Epic 4G Touch Galaxy S II, comes with a 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, a dual-core Exynos processor, and zippy performance. It’s still unclear when Sprint will […]

7-Inch HTC EVO View 4G Tablet for Sprint On Sale for $240 Sans Contract


Those looking for a 7-inch slate, which offers a great compromise between portability and usability on a display that’s larger than that of your smartphone, are in for a treat. In addition to the latest sub-$300 offerings with dual-core processing and custom UIs from Barnes & Noble and Amazon, HTC’s unibody piece with built-in wireless […]

Sprint Speculated to End Unlimited Data with 4G LTE Build Out


Now that Sprint, the nation’s third largest carrier, has announced a timeline and blueprint for its LTE rollout as it migrates from rival 4G WiMax technology to the faster LTE protocol, it is speculated that when that does happen, Sprint may have to stop offering its unlimited data plans. Sprint is the lone carrier out […]

Sprint Express is an Inexpensive Mobile Broadband Hotspot for Sprint


Joining the MiFi from Novatel and Overdrive franchise from Sierra Wireless, Sprint is launching its own branded mobile hotspot router on its 3G/4G WiMax network in the form of the Sprint Express. The device was leaked before and was thought, at the time, to be a smartphone, but it is a compact mobile hotspot router […]

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 […]

Consumers Say 4G Is an Important Feature, But What Exactly Is It?


In a recent InStat survey of 1,208 respondents, 75% of those polled say that 4G is an important feature when considering their next smartphone, but those same respondents also do not truly understand what 4G really is. The idea of 4G has been blundered by the marketing departments of various U.S. carriers that the definition […]

LTE Advanced Deployment in 2013 Will Help Accelerate Sprint’s 4G Network


Sprint, the nation’s third largest carrier, will be making its transition from its 4G WiMax technology to the broadly used LTE network for 4G mobile broadband in 2013. LTE has been adopted by Sprint’s larger rivals, Verizon Wireless and AT&T, but Sprint’s employment of LTE Advanced, rather than LTE, should help the Now Network achieve […]

CTIA: Lapdock 100 Hands-On for Sprint Photon 4G, Coming 10/21 (Video)

Photon rubber

At the CTIA trade show in San Diego, California, Sprint had a Lapdock 100 on display that’s compatible with the Webtop-enabled Motorola Photon 4G Android smartphone. The Lapdock, when connected to the Photon 4G’s micro USB and HDMI ports, brings out the Webtop environment, allowing users to experience their smartphones on a larger, laptop-like display, […]

Sprint Bets Big on iPhone: Rumor Roundup


Ever since the the Wall Street Journal broke the news about Sprint possibly finally getting a piece of the iPhone action, evidence backing up the report has started leaking to the surface almost on a daily basis. We’ve seen a number of policy changes that Sprint has presumably undertaken in order to take on the […]

Sprint Launching 4G LTE Network in Early 2012?


According to a report from CNET, Sprint is gearing up to launch its own 4G LTE network and it will apparently be getting the network up at some point during the early part of next year. The carrier has apparently begun setting up LTE equipment for use with testing and if all goes according to […]

Samsung Nexus Prime Rumored to Have 4G WiMax, Global Launch


Just yesterday we learned from a tipster that Verizon’s version of the Nexus Prime, the Droid Prime/Galaxy Nexus, might launch on November 3rd. Well, today, that tipster has revealed some new information that seems to point to a Samsung Nexus Prime release on AT&T’s GSM network and additionally, a launch on Sprint’s 4G WiMax network. […]

HTC EVO 3D Stars in Flash Mob Video in Golden Gate Park


San Francisco, California residents were treated to a surprising ‘art’ flash mob curated by the Now Network where Sprint’s HTC EVO 3D was the star! Highlighting bubbles, family, and the park, the flash mob video takes a twist on some of the more popular recent flash mob videos that we’ve seen recently on YouTube. The […]