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Jun 8, 2017, 2:12 PM
in the Article: Review: HTC U11 forum

Was hoping to hear how the screen looks in comparison to the S8/S8+ and G6. The Sprint Bolt screen left a lot to be desired. Especially with people having issues with half the screen going black.

Jun 2, 2017, 9:36 AM
in the Article: Verizon Rehashes Prepaid Plans forum

iPhone 8? I'm guessing that's a typo.

Re: No sound improvement?
Apr 20, 2017, 12:26 PM
in the Samsung Galaxy S8 forum

You'll be happy to know since Samsung bought Harman International, they are including a premium headset from AKG in the box with the phone. In addition, I'll be happy to sell you a portable JBL or Harman Kardon speaker to go with your new S8. lol.

Feb 9, 2017, 10:37 AM
in the Article: Verizon Wireless Offering Same-Day Screen Repairs forum

This service is most likely being run by Asurion. They just took over the Service and Repair business in Sprint full service corporate locations.

Re: Whoo Hoo!
Feb 4, 2017, 1:44 PM
in the Article: Sprint Flips On 3-Channel Carrier Aggregation for iPhones and Galaxies forum

That's funny. But seriously, I live in an area where a majority of the Sprint towers have been 3CA compatible since August. And I live about 1 and a half hours away from a major city.

Re: So sprint lied?
Jul 9, 2016, 10:26 AM
in the Article: Sprint Drops 'Galaxy Forever' Leasing Program forum

No. People who have the Galaxy Forever program can still upgrade to the new phone at their 12 month point. Any Sprint customer leasing or purchasing any new phone can now add on the ability to upgrade after 12 months for $5 extra per month.

Re: Thanks
Jun 29, 2016, 2:13 PM
in the Article: Facebook Says It Will Prioritize Posts from Friends forum

Oh, they are still there. FB isn't going to miss an opportunity to increase shareholder value.

Jun 29, 2016, 11:33 AM
in the Article: Facebook Says It Will Prioritize Posts from Friends forum

for forgetting there are some of us who don't have time to look at our newsfeed every single minute of the day and would love to see things in chronological order so when we do have time, we get to see all the posts on our newsfeed, not just the ones you think are important.

Hope they
May 27, 2016, 11:01 AM
in the Article: ZTE Taps BMW to Help Design the Axon 7 Flagship forum

didn't pay the folks at BMW too much to copy the HTC ONE M8/M9 design.

ETF payoffs?
Apr 19, 2016, 12:58 PM
in the Article: Verizon to Kick Off HTC 10 Preorders April 29 forum

Didn't Verizon just cancel their ETF payoff promo the other day?

that's strange.
Mar 8, 2016, 1:34 PM
in the Article: HTC Says One A9 Won't Gain Support for Verizon's Network forum

Sprint has been selling a CDMA/LTE A9 since November.

Re: Focus on one thing at a time
Oct 29, 2014, 6:22 PM
in the Article: Sprint Lights Up 17 More Spark Markets forum

They are! Spark is part of the LTE rollout.

Re: They need to
Sep 26, 2014, 5:08 PM
in the Article: RadioShack May Gain Second Life Thanks to Shareholders forum

How does offering more subsidizing on phone help RS? It's usually those same lower income folks who end up havint issues paying their wireless bills, thus hurting RS' relationship with the carriers. Back in 2003-2004 Sprint experimented with offering credit challenged customers 2 lines of service with only a $25 deposit. A majority of those customers defaulted on their contracts by not paying their bills after several months.

Re: How many different models can they call One?
Aug 31, 2014, 6:47 PM
in the Article: Sprint Selling the HTC One (E8) forum

Probably the same number of models Apple can call iPod, iPhone or iPad! :lol:

reminds me a lot
Aug 20, 2014, 2:00 PM
in the Article: Hands-On: Sharp Aquos Crystal for Sprint forum

of the design of the old Sanyo Zio, also carried by Sprint several years ago.

Re: Includes $70 Unlimited Data
Aug 14, 2014, 7:10 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile to Squelch Data Speeds of Terms Violators forum

And just how many sales reps over the last decade or so have informed their customers that this was possible? If I'd have to guess, 0. But I'm also guessing, they had no problem telling the customer many times during the transaction that the data was "unlimited".

auction should be
Jul 9, 2014, 7:10 PM
in the Article: Dish Says It Will Bid On 600MHz Spectrum forum

limited to companies that actually actively use their spectrum holdings.

Jun 11, 2014, 5:10 PM
in the Article: Nation's LTE Networks Ranked, Verizon Tops Competition forum

This article says Sprint's network is slow and has poor coverage. Yet the article below says the fastest LTE speeds were recorded on phones with Sprint Spark and Verizon XLTE. So how can Sprint's network be "slow" if it tied for the fastest speed.

Re: Really?
Apr 24, 2014, 6:30 PM
in the Article: FreedomPop Now Lets Customers Bring Their Own Phone forum

Where the heck did you get that price? Sprint is charging $649.99 for the Galaxy S5 ($0 down + $27.09 a month for 24 months). A 4-year old phone with a single core processor, 512MB Ram and WiMAX is not worth $120.00

Apr 24, 2014, 12:56 PM
in the Article: FreedomPop Now Lets Customers Bring Their Own Phone forum

They JUST added a phone that came out in June 2010 to their lineup. Nice!

Apr 3, 2014, 6:38 PM
in the Article: Sprint's Spark Phones Don't Support Simultaneous Voice/Data forum

This is a very easy problem to solve. More and more people are buying tablets these days and carrying them in addition to their phones everywhere they go. Use you phone for making phone calls and your tablet for Google Maps. Problem solved.

Re: management
Mar 7, 2014, 7:27 PM
in the Article: Sprint Shakes Up Network Team forum

Easier said than done. They were already using the 3 top network vendors, Ericcson, Alcatel-Lucent, and Samsung. If those top companies couldn't meet Sprint's timetable, image what would have happened if they changed mid-build. They'd still probably be stuck in mid-build until 2015.

Re: "can't compete" nonsense
Mar 4, 2014, 5:17 PM
in the Article: SoftBank May Appeal to U.S. Public for T-Mobile Support forum

Ah, but that's exactly the same strategy Verizon and At&T used to get so big in the first place. Anyone remember Bell Atlantic Mobile or GTE? How about SNET wireless? McCaw Cellular Communications? BellSouth?

the only way
Feb 28, 2014, 7:01 PM
in the Article: FCC's H Block Spectrum Ends with $1.56B in Bids forum

Dish Network should win the auction is if there is a condition tacked on that they actually have to use the spectrum, not just warehouse it forever without using it (like they are doing with the spectrum they already have).

Feb 11, 2014, 7:13 PM
in the Article: AT&T Looking to Buy AWS Spectrum from Stelera forum

While Verizon and at&t continue to gobble up spectrum from smaller and/or now defunct regional players with the full blessing of the FCC, the possible Sprint/T-Mobile merger is getting the cold shoulder. Seems to point to the possibility the FCC would rather only have a duopoly instead of 4 carriers, doesn't it?

Jan 10, 2014, 7:20 PM
in the Article: Samsung Unlikely to Bring Tizen Devices to U.S. forum

I thought Sprint was part of the Tizen consortium.

Nov 19, 2013, 6:21 PM
in the Article: FreedomPop Expands Compatibility to More Sprint Phones forum

$99 for a phone that was released way back in June 2010? 8O

Re: Still Angry
Oct 24, 2013, 12:22 PM
in the Article: HP Shopping WebOS Patents forum

Maybe this is why HP didn't mind that Apple COPIED the multi-tasking cards with swipe up to close feature from WebOS into their new iOS 7.

How many
Oct 23, 2013, 4:14 PM
in the Article: AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, U.S. Cellular to Sell Galaxy S4 Mini forum

Galaxy options does one need? By this time next month, Sprint's lineup will look like this Victory, S3, S4, S4 mini, Note 2, Note 3, Mega. I fear the HTC One, Moto X and LG G2 will get lost in the shuffle.

Good Luck
Oct 18, 2013, 7:08 PM
in the Article: U.S. Cellular Lands the iPhone 5s/5c November 8 forum

at getting any inventory of the 5S!

While this may
Oct 17, 2013, 1:01 PM
in the Article: Moto Maker Will Import iPhone Contact Data to Moto X forum

seem like a great idea from a sales perspective it's also yet another way companies can access your information. The whole point of creating an anonymous user ID and secure password is to prevent anyone from accessing your information. Would you be as trusting if Motorola was asking for your debit card PIN? Probably not. So why trust them with access to an account that might be linked to that same debit card for iTunes and App Store ...

Oct 3, 2013, 7:09 PM
in the Article: BlackBerry Updates Twitter for BB10 Phones forum

Crickets. :lol:

Then it's
Sep 30, 2013, 6:18 PM
in the Article: TracFone Comes Straight on StraightTalk Throttling forum

not really "Unlimited" now is it. The Federal Government should go after their advertising department just like they are going after T-mobile's over the ad wording of their Jump program. :evil:

And where
Sep 27, 2013, 7:11 PM
in the Article: Virgin Mobile to Sell iPhone 5s and 5c October 1 forum

are they getting the 5S inventory from? Thanks, Sprint, for shooting yourself in the foot, again.

Re: So?
Aug 24, 2013, 3:54 PM
in the Article: Apple Not a Fan of FCC's 700MHz Interoperability Plan forum

And with the piles of cash at Apple's disposal, this shouldn't be an issue!

Re: Verizon
Aug 24, 2013, 3:45 PM
in the Article: Motorola Says Custom Moto X Orders May Not Arrive in 4 Days forum

Apple? I guess someone has forgotten the iPhone was only available on at&t's network for a majority of it's US release history. Also since Motorola is hurting and exclusivity comes with a price, it's probably not all that disadvantageous.

Well, it did
Aug 14, 2013, 11:43 AM
in the Article: Apple Buys forum

help people find video content from different sources. But since Apple bought it, shut it down and purged it's customer data, it no loner does anything. :evil:

Jul 10, 2013, 9:02 AM
in the Article: Apple Seeks Stay on iPhone and iPad Import Ban forum

they had no problem when they were asking the court to do the same for HTC and Samsung's products. "What's good for the goose is good for the gander!" :evil:

Jun 27, 2013, 2:21 PM
in the Article: FCC to Require Carriers to Protect Customer Device Data forum

the request comes from the NSA. :evil:

I wonder if
Jun 26, 2013, 6:08 PM
in the Article: Dish Gives Up On Clearwire forum

Dish is going to cite spending money on purchasing and dismembering Blockbuster Video, as well as their pursuit of Sprint/Clearwire as "roadblocks".

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