Sprint to Deliver First Wave of EVO 4G LTEs May 24
Sprint today took to its community forums to announce that some shipments of the HTC EVO 4G LTE have cleared customs and will be delivered to those who preordered the device on or about May 24. Sprint said that it will provide more details about a national retail launch as soon as it can. The device was delayed last week due to a U.S. International Trade Commission exclusion order, which required that the devices be examined for compliance with the order.
Android Messages with RCS to Reach More Phones On More Carriers
Google says its Android Messages app is on the upswing thanks to new RCS-based tools and growing support from phone makers and wireless network operators. To start, brands now have more power to interact with consumers thanks to RCS business messaging.
HTC to Sell the Bolt As the 10 Evo Overseas
HTC today announced the 10 evo, an international variant of the Bolt that will be sold in markets outside the U.S. The only significant difference between the Bolt and 10 evo is the latter's lesser support for LTE.
Essential Says Black PH-1 Shipping Within A Week, White PH-1 Not Ready Yet
Essential Products today began emailing customers who preordered the PH-1 smartphone with news of the device's imminent arrival. "Great news, your phone has been built!
Sprint Offering $200 In Credit for Trade-Ins
Sprint today is kicking off a limited promotion that will reward new and existing customers with $200 in credit towards a new device when they trade in a working smartphone. The credit can be applied to the Samsung Galaxy S6 or Galaxy Note 5.