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September 21, 2015 • News

Now You Can Walk Out of Your Local Sprint Store with an Apple Watch

Mobile service provider Sprint announced today that it will begin selling the Apple Watch in their stores starting this Friday, September 25.

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April 11, 2015 • News

Thanks to iOS 8.3, Sprint Customers Can Make Calls Over WiFi

Thanks to the most recent iOS 8.3 update pushed by Apple earlier in the week, if you have an iPhone on the Sprint Network, you’ll be able to actually make calls over Wi-Fi, for free.

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March 13, 2015 • News

Latest in Cellular Price Wars: Sprint Offers to Pay Off Your ETF and Phone Loan!

It  seemed that cellular phone price wars had started to ease; then along comes Sprint, who today announced they will not only pay your early termination fee (ETF), but they will also pick up the remaining balance on your phone installment plan!

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January 23, 2015 • Editorials

Samsung Gear S and Why You’ll Want (or Not Want) One

During CES 2015 I picked up a Withings Activité Pop; it hasn’t been off my wrist since. It is the anti-smartwatch, and it doesn’t try to do too much. At the other end of the spectrum is the Samsung Gear S; it tries to do it all, and thanks to Sprint, that even means replacing your smartphone!

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December 16, 2014 • Rants and Raves

NASCAR to Part Ways with Sprint in 2016: Who’s Next?

In 2003, NASCAR entered into a sponsorship with Nextel, which then merged with Sprint. This was well before smartphones were all the rage.  Today NASCAR has announced that Sprint will be ending its relationship at the end of 2015, severing Sprint’s exclusive rights to apps covering the sport which is a good thing.  

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March 6, 2014 • Gear Bits

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio First Look

We posted news about the new harman kardon Onyx Studio Bluetooth wireless speaker last week. The Onyx Studio is available exclusively through Sprint for just under $400. It is an impressive speaker, and my first few days with it have already made me a fan. We’ll have a detailed review soon, but here is a …

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February 28, 2014 • Gear Bits

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio Wireless Speaker System a Sprint Exclusive

We’re huge fans of Harman Kardon’s audio offerings. From headphones to speakers we’ve been impressed with both the style and sound they offer. Now Harman Kardon and Sprint are joining forces to help Spring break into the premium audio scene. The Onyx Studio not only looks amazing but it promises fantastic sound and a great …

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November 13, 2013 • Gear Bits

HTC One Max Arrives at Sprint this Friday

If you love the HTC One as much as Judie, but always wished it had a bigger screen, then you are in luck. HTC One max has a 5.9” full HD1080p display, UltraPixel camera, large 3300mAh battery, and quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor. Sprint will launch HTC One max this Friday, Nov. 15 for $249.99 on …

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February 20, 2013 • News

FCC Cellular Signal Boosters Certification Specifications Adopted Today

I’ve made no secret of the fact that if it weren’t for the Wilson Electronics AG Pro 75 Celluar Signal Booster, mobile phone service at my house would be pitiful; we would have likely had to incur the (possibly substantial) expense of putting in a landline. I live outside a rural community and in the middle …

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November 1, 2012 • Gear Bits

In Defense of Landlines

This week had a rough start here in New Jersey. Something like 80% of the state lost power, and we were no exception in our household. While we don’t have a landline, we do have cell phones, and were extremely grateful to never lose signal, even as cable and then electricity dropped. Our neighbor across …

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September 19, 2012 • News

Sprint Readies the Samsung Galaxy Note II for Release This Fall, Reports 1 Million 4G Devices Sold!

As noted before, this morning we heard from Samsung that they have coordinated with all five major U.S. carriers to bring the massive Samsung Galaxy Note II to market; now Sprint has followed up and announced that they will be launching the 16GB version of the device later this fall on their ‘Truly Unlimited’ network! …

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April 4, 2012 • Events

Sprint HTC EVO 4G LTE Event

I had the pleasure tonight of attending Sprint’s EVO 4G launch, their newest flagship phone. It runs Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) with a huge 4.7in screen and all the usual bells and whistles we have come to expect from a high-end Android phone (1.5ghz Qualcomm processor, 1GB of RAM, NFC, a 2000mAh battery!) But …

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March 15, 2012 • Reviews

The Wilson Electronics AG Pro 75 Was Worth the Upgrade

It’s no secret that if you live or work in an area that isn’t in the middle of a strong cellular coverage zone, your mobile phone signal is going to suffer. That’s one of the things I knew I would have to deal with when I moved to the ranch, but I wasn’t about to let …

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December 19, 2011 • Reviews

HTC EVO Design 4G for Sprint Review

As smartphones continue their march into the mainstream the challenge of choosing the right phone for you grows ever-more challenging. This challenge is compounded by the fact that so many of HTC’s phones seems to be a slight variation on the same theme over and over and over again. (The same holds true for Samsung’s …

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October 19, 2011 • News

Sprint Will Have the New HTC EVO Design 4G on October 23, and So Can You!

If you have been wondering when the next member of the EVO family would make itself known, the wait is over, as the fifth member of the HTC EVO family — the EVO Design 4G — is about to be available from Sprint. The HTC EVO Design 4G builds on the wildly popular EVO line, but …

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December 7, 2010 • Reviews

Tethering Data with Your Phone; How Much Is It Worth to You?

To tether or not to tether, what to do? There has been a long-standing debate and rather good argument over whether tethering your phone is legal, ethical, or financially worth it. Most platforms today have programs available that allow you to tether a wired or wireless device to you phone without buying another data plan. …

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September 23, 2010 • News

Sprint SERO Plans Adding Support for Newer Phones

Before the advent of “Simply Everything” there was an even cheaper way to get Sprint service. All you needed was the email address of a Sprint employee, and you’d qualify for a special plan called “Sprint Employee Referral Offer” or SERO. Basically it was deeply discounted service, and the people lucky enough to sign up …

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August 3, 2010 • News

Just In Case You Missed It: Sprint & HTC Bring Froyo to the EVO 4G

If you’ve got a Sprint HTC EVO 4G, then today you have yet another reason to feel vastly superior to all other Android Device users … Today HTC marked yet another “first” in its long history of bringing innovation to the mobile arena. Ahead of the pack, Sprint has started to make available the latest …

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May 13, 2010 • Editorials

Some Thoughts on the Sprint EVO 4G … From an iPhone User

I had the opportunity to spend the last evening at Sprint’s special EVO event in Manhattan. The event formally introduced Sprint’s new powerhouse smartphone the EVO 4G. I also had a chance to get a good close look at the phone, play with it for a little while, and see some of their marketing people …

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December 13, 2009 • News

Don’t Buy That Sprint Pixi!

Unless you really hate Verizon. Engadget broke the news that the Pixi has been cleared by the FCC for Verizon, and it includes WiFi!

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November 5, 2009 • Reviews

HTC’s Sprint Hero Review

To watch the commercials for the Verizon Droid, being released tomorrow morning, one might get the impression that this is the very first android handset to be released. It certainly has garnered more attention and excitement and previous devices, but there are already a number of android handsets on the market that are actually quite …

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