Sprint’s Samsung Galaxy S II Passes FCC with WiMax on Board

Galaxy S II FCC

A short time ago we learned that Verizon’s variant of the Samsung Galaxy S II might be coming with 4G LTE and now, we have definitive proof that Sprint’s version is definitely going to be of the 4G flavor as it has passed through the FCC with WiMax on board. The filing, which was discovered […]

Nexus S 4G Android 2.3.5 Update Rolling Out on July 25th

Nexus S 4G

If you own a Nexus S 4G on Sprint, you’re in for a little treat starting next Monday on July 25th. Sprint has just announced that Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread  is going to be rolling out that day and it appears that it’s going to bring some pretty awesome improvements along with it. What updates exactly? […]

Sprint Hanging On to Unlimited Data Plans for As Long As Possible


With larger rivals AT&T and Verizon Wireless having already moved onto metered data plans, Sprint is looking to maintain its unlimited data offering for smartphones for as long as possible. In an interview with Engadget at Sprint’s Overland Park, Kansas headquarters, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse says that he wants to offer something simple, and that […]

What 4G News Will Sprint Announce This Fall?


Sprint CEO Dan Hesse told Engadget that the third largest U.S. carrier will have an exciting 4G story to announce come this Fall, but remained vague on details. Hesse says, “We’re going to come out with a great story this fall around 4G, and it’ll all become clear.” There are a few possibilities of what […]

The 5 Best Android Smartphones [July, 2011]


The middle of summer is upon us dear GBM readers and you know what that means? We have a plethora of new Android phones out on the market, enough to make your head swivel around and your hair turn gray. Well, it’s our job to make buying a new smartphone as easy as possible and […]

HTC Kingdom to Revive Sprint’s HTC Hero Branding


In addition to flagship HTC EVO 4G Android smartphone, Sprint may be looking to HTC to create an equally impressive, yet more affordable, Android variant under the HTC Hero branding. Leaked reports suggest that the codenamed HTC Kingdom may debut on the Now Network as the HTC Hero 4G. While the Hero 4G may be […]

Motorola Photon 4G Set to Battle the HTC EVO 3D Starting July 31st

Motorola Photon 4G

Sprint has finally made the release date and pricing of the upcoming Motorola Photon 4G official announcing that the dual-core, WiMax powered device will be available on July 31st for a grand total of $199 on a new two year contract. It’s been just over a month since Sprint announced the Photon 4G alongside the […]

Dazed & Confused: 1/3 of iPhone Users Think They Have 4G

4G iPhone confusion

While many fans of Apple products are some of the most well-informed, tech-savvy ‘geeks’ you’ll come across, there are other segments of the iOS user base who are coming from a very different place in terms of product knowledge. Perhaps the most telling statistic about iUser misguidance is this statistic: according to Retrevo, 34% of […]

Sprint Nexus S 4G to be Updated July 11 for Google Wallet?


It looks like the Google Nexus S 4G Android Gingerbread smartphone for Sprint will be getting an OTA software update come this July 11th that will bring with it some new features, one of which is NFC support. The update, called GRJ90, will add these features to the 4G WiMax smartphone: Enables the NFC Secure […]

Samsung Conquer 4G Coming to Sam’s Club July 24?

Samsung Conquer at Sam's Club

Samsung’s mid-range Conquer 4G for Sprint’s Now Network may debut as early as July 24th according to the latest leaked screenshot for the Sam’s Club warehouse stores. The device will be the first mid-range device on Sprint’s network to offer 4G WiMax support for fast mobile broadband data speeds. The Samsung Conquer will feature a […]

Sprint HTC EVO 3D Burning Up?


Hot sales of the HTC EVO 3D isn’t Sprint’s only problem as the carrier is trying to keep its store shelves stocked with the wildly popular smartphone successor to the original HTC EVO 4G. Owners of the Sprint HTC EVO 3D on various forums are reporting overheating issues related to the latest dual-core Snapdragon smartphone. […]

Motorola Photon 4G Moves Closer to Launch

Photon 4G Launch Coming Soon?

When Motorola and Sprint first announced the Motorola Photon 4G back in June, they neglected to give us a firm release date opting to throw out the old summer release window instead. And while we still don’t have the specific launch date, some evidence has surfaced today that indicates that the Photon 4G has moved […]

The EVO 3D Has Been Rooted


When popular new Android devices are released, it rarely takes the development community very long to gain root access. We now see that this is no different with the EVO 3D, as the developers at Team Win have announced that they have rooted the phone. Dev agrabren tweeted the news today, declaring “I CAN HAZ […]

T-Mobile to Get HTC EVO 3D with 4G AWS Radio?


A version of the Sprint HTC EVO 3D, a 4G smartphone with dual-core 1.2 GHz CPU and a glasses-free qHD 3D display, was spotted going through the FCC as a GSM variant. The 3G CDMA/4G WiMax radio of the Sprint edition has been gutted for a GSM/HSPA+ radio that is compatible with T-Mobile’s 4G network […]

Samsung Conquers Mid-Range 4G on Sprint with Conquer 4G Android Phone


Smasung is hoping to conquer the mid-range Android smartphone segment, and the company has just announced the Android-powered Conquer 4G WiMax smartphone for Sprint. The more compact-size–and hopefully more affordable nature of the mid-range target–should position the Samsung handset competitively against the smaller HTC EVO Shift 4G, though the latter has a sliding keyboard. The […]

From Now to Next, How Sprint is Evolving to Make the World ‘Smart’

Sprint's Human Kiosk allows users to video conference in an expert, great for medical or retail applications where experts are needed in the field.

With the rise of smartphones, tablets, Internet-connected and 3G-ready netbooks and notebooks, and MiFis and USB modems taking up space at Sprint and other carrier retail stores, it’s hard to not become myopic on the potential and possibility of mobile broadband data beyond computing, phones, and tablets. Fortunately for us, Sprint and its partners have […]

HTC EVO 3D Price Already Drops at Amazon


If you need a new smartphone and you’ve been thinking about pulling the trigger on Sprint’s latest release, the HTC EVO 3D, then you probably will be happy to know that Amazon is currently selling it for $150 on a new two-year contract. The change in price is a $30 drop from yesterday’s price. Amazon’s […]

HTC EVO 3D Now Available on Sprint, Are You Getting One?


Today is a glorious day for Sprint and its customers as a new EVO smartphone, the HTC EVO 3D, has officially gone on sale after what has seemed like an eternity. The phone, originally announced at CTIA, is now available through multiple retail channels and can also be found at several retailers online for $199 […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Coming to Sprint on June 24th

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Just in case you wanted to buy your Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 from Sprint, the carrier has announced that it will start carrying the recently released tablet online starting June 24th. It will then be available in actual Sprint stores a month later on July 24th. Both purchase options are going to cost you $499 […]

Sprint Reaches Deal to Deploy 4G LTE Network with LightSquared


According to a report from Bloomberg, Sprint has reached a deal with Billionaire Philip Falcone’s LightSquared Inc to work together to deploy and operate LightSquared’s 4G LTE network in the United States. The deal is apparently worth $20 billion dollars and will span over the course of 15 years. It also calls for the companies […]