Sprint Pushing ID Update to Epic 4G and Tab
Sprint today said that it is pushing a system update to both the Samsung Epic 4G and Galaxy Tab. The update will enable Sprint ID on these devices, which lets customers download themed ID packs, containing apps, widgets, ringtones, wallpapers, and shortcuts.
Samsung Reveals Price Points for Gear Sport Watch and Icon X Headphones
Samsung today said its Gear Sport smartwatch and Icon X 2018 headphones will be available for pre-order starting October 13, with general retail availability to follow October 27. The Gear Sport, a fitness-focused smartwatch that runs Samsung's Tizen platform, costs $299.99.
Sprint's Galaxy Note 4 Earns Its Lollipop Update
Sprint said it is pushing the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. In addition to the new operating system, the update improves Sprint's WiFi calling service.
Sprint Gave Its Galaxy S8 a Speed Boost
Sprint has pushed a firmware update to its variant of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and in so doing improved the phone's LTE download speeds by about 20%. According to PCMag, the update resolves a software bug that prevented the S8 from properly connecting to Sprint's Band 41 LTE.
Samsung Galaxy S7, Myriad Others On Deck for Android 7
Samsung has detailed which handsets will receive the Android 7 Nougat operating system update. Some of the core changes to the platform include a refreshed Quick Settings panel, OS-level support for split screen multitasking, four new performance modes, and Samsung Pass, which allows people to secure various aspects of their Samsung account with a fingerprint.
So glad I got rid of my Epic
The beauty of Android is the ability to customize your phone how you want. Have the Applications you want, and not the ones you dont... Sprint ID takes away from that and basically turns your phone into a mobile advertisement platform for whatever company your Sprint ID is on.
They all have crapware and bloatware.
You can still root and remove it though. I'm on 2.3 already with no crapware with my Epic.
All existing Samsung Epic 4G and Samsung Galaxy Tab owners will be prompted this week to accept an over-the-air software update for Sprint ID, and Epic users will also receive an update for the Android 2.2 (Froyo)...