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.
Most US Galaxy Note8 Owners Receiving Android 8 Oreo
Samsung's U.S. carrier partners are rolling out Android 8 Oreo to the Galaxy Note8 handset.
Oreo Hitting Most US Versions of Samsung Galaxy S8
People in the U.S. who own the Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ can expect to see Android 8 Oreo reach their phone over the coming days.
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)...