Virgin Mobile Launches Android Music App
Virgin Mobile USA today announced the availability its new social networking-laced Virgin Mobile Live 2.0 music application. The app, which is available to Virgin subscribers and non-Virgin subscribers, will let users stream music and video content from Virgin Mobile Live. The music stream is being deejayed by Abbey Braden, and the first video content that will be posted comes from Virgin's recent music events. The application will also offer blog posts from Braden, and allow users to check in at Virgin-sponsored events, such as Lady Gaga concerts, to earn "treats." Virgin Mobile Live 2.0 is available from the Android market to all Android devices.
Boost and Virgin Mobile Outline Galaxy S7 Launch
Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile today both confirmed plans to offer the Samsung Galaxy S7 to their prepaid customers. Boost will kick off sales of the flagship handset on March 11, with Virgin to follow March 18.
Virgin Mobile USA Relaunches As An iPhone-Only Carrier
Virgin Mobile USA, which is owned and operated by Sprint, transformed itself today into new provider much more closely aligned with the Virgin brand. Significantly, Virgin Mobile USA is now an iPhone-only carrier, meaning Apple's iPhones are the only phones Virgin will sell moving forward.
Virgin Mobile to Sell iPhone X Starting November 10
Virgin Mobile USA today said it will offer customers the Apple iPhone X starting November 10. The company will accept preorders beginning November 3, which happens to be the same day the handset reaches Apple retail stores and those of Virgin's owner, Sprint.
Virgin Announces Samsung Galaxy Core Prime
Virgin Mobile today announced the pending availability of the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime smartphone. The device, which was approved by the FCC in late December and is the same as Boost Mobile's Galaxy Prevail 2, features a 4.5-inch screen, Snapdragon 410 processor, 5-megapixel camera, and Android 4.4 KitKat.