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Sprint gives free products to a million low income students

Sprint and the Sprint Foundation partners with the 1Million Project to give free mobile devices and free high-speed wireless internet to one million low income high school students in the United States. “Education is the foundation for our society to prosper, and the internet is an incredibly powerful tool for learning. But it’s a huge

Sprint user? You can now exchange your replacement Note 7 for a different phone

If you have not yet heard, the Note 7’s that Samsung has been issuing as ‘replacement devices’ don’t exactly appear to be safe. A replacement Note 7, with a battery deemed as “safe” by Samsung, exploded on Wednesday, on-board a Southwest Airlines flight. The device did not cause any serious damage, but casts doubt on the safety of the

Sprint to offer exchange program for Note 7 buyers with concerns over safety issues

Because of recent news of a replacement Galaxy Note 7 causing evacuation of a Southwest plane during boarding, Sprint is allowing customers with a Note 7 the opportunity to replace it with any other phone they offer according to Recode.

The incident early Wednesday has shined the spotlight back on the Note 7, as it’s a case of a verified replacement device experiencing a battery failure severe enough to potentially cause harm. It’s important to remember that so far this  [Read More…]

T-Mobile to resume Galaxy Note 7 sales on Oct 5, joining Verizon and Sprint

It’s even easier to get a new Note 7 this week.

Though Verizon and Sprint have been selling new safe Galaxy Note 7s for a couple of weeks now, T-Mobile has announced it will start selling fresh Note 7s starting October 5. This comes after a pretty hefty number of original defective Note 7s have been exchanged, though reserving new stock only for exchanges rather than new sales really was the responsible thing to do.

That  [Read More…]

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