All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Sprint’

Sprint Ad Skewers AT&T and Verizon Shared Plans

When Verizon and AT&T switched their subscriptions to shared data plans, many customers were upset. The new plans offer a small “shared” pool of data that a variety of devices can use. Of course, subscribers have to pay a monthly fee for each device they want the privilege of using with the plan, making the shared plans more expensive for …

Read More

Sprint Rolls Out 4G LTE in Four Markets

Though Sprint is far behind other mobile carriers in their 4G LTE network implementation, the company has begun making strides. And with less expensive, truly unlimited data plans, customers are generally getting what they pay for. Today Sprint announced that it has rolled out its 4G LTE service to four new cities. Subscribers in Baltimore, Maryland; Gainesville, Georgia; Manhattan/Junciton City, …

Read More

Severe Weather Alerts To Be Sent Via Text Soon

A little over a week ago we brought you news that the iOS 6 beta included the option to turn certain kinds of government issued alerts on and off. There were two basic kinds of alerts that you could receive: AMBER Alerts, and more generalized emergency alerts (which presumably include things like severe weather). Of course, not all phones – …

Read More

Samsung Galaxy S III U.S. Launch is a Confusing Mess

No doubt Samsung would have loved to have launch it’s new flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S III, globally in a single day. The realities of cellular service in different countries, however, make this impossible. The next best plan is to release it in Europe and Asia first, then roll it out to the U.S. Samsung scored big when it …

Read More

Galaxy S III U.S. Release Date Pushed Back

Earlier this month we brought you news that both AT&T and Verizon had made Samsung’s new Galaxy S III available for pre-order through their websites, following closely on the heels of Sprint and T-Mobile. Three of the four carriers – all but Verizon – were projecting shipping dates of this week. AT&T promised they would begin shipping the phones on …

Read More

iPhone 4S Coming To Virgin Mobile?

The announcement that Apple’s iPhone 4S is coming Cricket Wireless slated for later this month has set off a storm of speculation about the possibility of other prepaid carriers getting the iPhone as well. Last week saw rumors that Boost Mobile would be next, though Boost all but denied it. Now it looks like the other prepaid wireless carrier owned …

Read More

HTC and Sprint Launch New Ad Campaign for the Evo 4G [Video]

With the news today of the Samsung Galaxy S III’s impending U.S. release, it would be easy for HTC to take the day off and let Samsung enjoy the hype surrounding its new flagship Android device. However, HTC has its own cutting-edge Android smartphone, one that it thinks is just as good, if not better, than Samsung’s. To show off …

Read More

Galaxy S III on Sprint Gets Pricing and Release Date

Soon after Samsung announced that the Galaxy S III would be launching on all major U.S. carriers before the end of June, those carriers began announcing details of the launch on their networks and began trying to differentiate themselves. Sprint is the latest carrier to woo Android fans to their network using Samsung’s flagship Android smartphone, and the only carrier …

Read More

Sprint Offers $100 Trade-In On Other Carriers’ iPhones

In a bid to bring more iPhone customers into the fold, Sprint has started offering $100 credit towards the purchase of a new iPhone when you trade in an old iPhone from either of its competing carriers. The program began on Friday and runs through early July. There are a number of ways to take advantage of the deal. You …

Read More

Sprint’s LTE Network To Be Slower But More Consistent Than Verizon, AT&T

As you may have noticed, LTE is all the rage these days. Everyone, it seems, is in the process of building a 4G LTE cell phone network. Verizon already has a fairly sizable one up and running, and AT&T isn’t all that far behind. Sprint is set to roll out their network later this year, and even T-Mobile is getting …

Read More

AT&T To Offer Family Data Plan Soon

Ralph de la Vega, CEO of AT&T mobility, has revealed that his company will soon be offering shared family data plans. These plans will allow users to pay for a single data plan that covers multiple devices – smartphones and tablets, namely. Under the current system a family with, say, two iPhones and a 4G iPad have to pay separate …

Read More

iPhone Accounts For Two-Thirds Of Smartphone Sales

In the wake of the most recent round of quarterly earnings reports, there’s been quite a bit of discussion over just who the leader of the pack is when it comes to the smartphone market. While Samsung passed Nokia to become the world’s biggest overall cell phone vendor, two conflicting analyses led to some uncertainty as to whether they had …

Read More

Page 5 of 11« First...«34567»10...Last »