Sprint ID Brings Branded Themes and App Packs to Android
Oct 6, 2010, 4:10 PM by Philip Berne
Sprint today unveiled its new Sprint ID software. Sprint ID slightly tweaks the basic Android interface, though changes are not as extensive as HTC's Sense or Motorola's Motoblur interface designs. Sprint ID packs let users swap applications, wallpapers, ringtones and more. Downloading a new pack also downloads accompanying applications, though applications can still be downloaded or removed at will, separate from the ID Packs. Sprint ID users can store up to 6 different ID Packs on their Android phones, and Sprint offers software to let users choose and download new packs and swap among the 6 packs stored on the device. Packs include branded options from Electronic Arts and Yahoo, and will soon include packs from Oprah and MTV networks. Sprint ID will not be available on all Android devices, instead Sprint is aiming for mid-level phones, like the three new Android devices Sprint announced today.