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Verizon, Sprint start selling new Galaxy Note 7 as recall continues

Well it turns out those new Note 7s aren’t just for exchanges; they’re also for new sales.

Right on the heels of the announcement that 500,000 brand new Galaxy Note 7s have arrived in the U.S. for customer exchanges, Verizon and Sprint have started offering up the new phones for sale. Verizon’s page places a larage notice on the product page indicating that these are new “safe” units, while Sprint simply picked up where it left off with no  [Read More…]

Sprint and Boost Mobile announce the all new LG X power for just $130 (4100mAh battery)

We’ve been asking for longer lasting smartphones for years, and finally manufacturers in the US are answering the call. Sprint and Boost Mobile added a brand new and ultra powerful new smartphone to their lineups, the LG X power. The X power smartphone gets its name from its massive 4100mAh battery which was made to keep up

How to return your recalled Galaxy Note 7 to Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile or Sprint

Samsung has initiated a recall for the Note 7, but all you care about is your interaction with your carrier.

Since a majority of us in the U.S. still buy our phones from the big four carriers, we don’t really care about the process of returning our still-new recalled Galaxy Note 7 elsewhere — we want to know how to get it done here. Well, it turns out that one of the benefits of buying your  [Read More…]

Sprint adds unlimited high-def video streaming with Unlimited Freedom Premium plan

Sprint on Friday debuted a variation on its recently introduced Unlimited Freedom rate plan. Priced at $ 80 per month, the new Unlimited Freedom Premium option gives customers unlimited calls, messages, and data, including high-definition video streaming. The move likely comes as a direct result of customers who liked the idea of the Unlimited Freedom’s all-inclusive rate

Sprint may make second attempt to kill off 2-year price offerings

It has been a busy week in mobile carrier news. We had AT&T announce a new data structure, which was then changed immediately following T-Mobile’s Uncarrier 12 announcement. Sprint, caught up in all the T-Mobile fervor, also announced an unremarkable unlimited plan yesterday. While Uncarrier 12 is interesting for many reasons, we want to make

Sprint steps up its game, unveils “Unlimited Freedom”

After a short hiatus of dwindling unlimited plans by Sprint, they today announced the return of the popular package that allows users an almost unlimited amount of data, text and calls. Beginning tomorrow, 19 August 2016, subscribers can sign up for the deal in-store. A single line costs a respectable $ 60, while $ 100 will get

Rumor roundup: Sprint trying to merge with T-Mobile again, new Nokia devices and ASUS’ incredible annoucment

Welcome back to another edition of our Rumor roundup. The weekend is fast approaching, and I don’t know about you but I need a few days off! We haven’t seen a ton of leaks and rumors so far this week but today brings us some interesting news. Sprint has us saying “What year is it?!”

Sprint reports higher post-paid subscriber additions but still hit with net loss

Sprint has reported its latest financial numbers for the first quarter of fiscal year 2016. While the wireless carrier stated it had the highest post-paid subscriber additions for the quarter in nine years, it still had a net loss of $ 302 million, which was bigger than the $ 20 million it lost from the same period a year ago. The company recorded operating revenues of $ 8 billion during the quarter.

Sprint stated that its  [Read More…]

Sprint testing new unlimited data plans for $60/month

Unlimited data is a big topic of interest these days, particularly today, since Verizon announced that it will be deactivating unlimited data customers who use more than 100GB/month. While Verizon may not be such a fan, other carriers are competing to offer the best value to customers.

Sprint, T-Mobile and AT&T all offer unlimited data plans, but Sprint has begun testing a new plan that undercuts its already low prices. Sprint’s latest plan is dubbed the Unlimited Freedom Plan and  [Read More…]

Sprint is offering lures and free charging stations for Pokémon Go players at its stores

Sprint is getting in on the Pokémon Go action by placing lures at its stores. Sprint and Boost Mobile stores will offer free charging stations should you need a quick top-up before heading out on your hunt. Sprint will also have “Pokémon Go experts” on-site that can provide assistance with nearby PokéStops.

You can find your closest Sprint store here, and your Boost Mobile store here.

Press release follows:

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – July 14, 2016  [Read More…]