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Sprint Rolling out KitKat 4.4.3 update to Nexus 5

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A new update is out today for the Nexus 5 on Sprint.  This update version (KTU84F) brings about various bug fixes, and also enables the device to work on Sprint’s Spark LTE bands 26 and 41.  Sprint’s update page states that the update will be released over-the-air in stages and may take several days for delivery.

This update is expected to fix several issues including the bug  [Read More...]

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Are you a Sprint customer? Do you enjoy listening to Spotify? Then a new partnership between the two may be about to be announced which could see the similar AT&T and Beats partnership rivalled.

According to Re/code, a package deal could be offered to those on a Sprint family plan. Some other Sprint customers may also be eligible for the deal, including free trials and  [Read More...]

Spotify and Sprint may be about to announce a partnership wherein customers of both will be entitled to receive exclusive deals. According to re/code, the proposed partnership will offer a similar product to the AT&T/Beats Music partnership, offering a package deal to customers on Sprint’s Framily Plan.

Some other Sprint customers may also be eligible for discounts on Spotify subscriptions, as well as free trials and the ability to pay using carrier billing. Carrier billing on  [Read More...]

Verizon had the retail store lock down on the new HTC One M8 since the initial release, but now those of you with AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint can get in on the brick-and-mortar sales fun as well. T-Mobile’s availability kicks off tomorrow. The HTC One M8 is now available for purchase in carriers stores that aren’t sporting a big red checkmark.

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Only T-Mobile in the U.S. offering the Wifi and 4G LTE combined download tool

One of the many features Samsung crowed about when launching the Galaxy S5 in Barcelona was Download Booster. A hybrid of your Wifi and 4G LTE data connection, it’s there to help you download large files faster. The good news if you’re a T-Mobile customer is that you’ll be able to use it. The bad news for folks on AT&T, Verizon and  [Read More...]

No word on update for original Galaxy S4 on the carrier

The tri-band Galaxy S4 (that’s the one with Sprint Spark capabilities) is the latest Sprint device to get the recently-introduced Wifi Calling feature. This means after the update you’ll be able to make completely free calls when connected to Wifi without the potential of using up your minutes if you don’t have an unlimited talk plan.

Best of all the service itself is free, with  [Read More...]

Sprint shutting down WiMAX by end of 2015

Sprint’s WiMAX network isn’t long for this world. The first “4G” network to launch in the United States, WiMAX was hampered by Sprint’s available spectrum and shamed by the speeds brought on by the launch of LTE on Verizon and AT&T. Having thrown in the towel on WiMAX and rushed to launch their own LTE network, Sprint is now paving the way to shut down their old WiMAX network by the end of next year.

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If you’ve been on the fence about switching to Sprint and trying out their new Framily Plans then this next bit of news might tip you over the edge.

Starting today and running through May 8, Sprint will give you up to $ 650 to join a Framily Plan. Customers can earn up to $ 300  [Read More...]

Sprint is getting a little “uncarrier” themselves with a new promotion that offers to pay your early termination fees if you’re willing to switch to them. You can get up to $ 350 for every line terminated when making the switch; just snap a picture of your last bill, send it to Sprint, and they’ll send you a Visa card with the cash on it. There are a few terms and conditions here and there, but  [Read More...]

KitKat rolling out for LG G2 on Sprint

Congratulations, LG G2 owners on Sprint, it’s a KitKat. Today Sprint is pushing an update for the G2 smartphone that brings the handset up to Android 4.4. We don’t have a changelog yet, but we can expect the update to bring several under-the-hood improvements as well as support for Google Cloud Printing. Or at least that’s what happened when KitKat was pushed out earlier this week for the LG G2 in Canada. LG G2 owners, if  [Read More...]