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Jun 13, 2011, 5:27 PM

Motorola XPRT

How is the keyboard on this phone? Are the buttons really small? I want to get rid of my touch only for a keyboard.
3 replies

Jun 13, 2011, 4:57 PM

Optimus Slider

Anyone have any information on the LG Optimus Slider? Will it be 3G?

I cannot get a 4G phone due to plan restrictions and there is no 4G in my area so I am not paying the fee when I cannot even get the service.
6 replies

Jun 3, 2011, 11:24 AM

I can't choose between the HTC Evo Shift and the Samsung Epic


I'm going to be switching to Sprint soon, and I can't choose between the EVO Shift and the Epic. I love having a physical keyboard, and from looking at all their phones I've narrowed it down to those two. What should I do? What should I pick? Is there something else I should hold out for?

My contract with US Cellular runs out June 28th, so that's when I'd switch.

Any and all help is appreciated!

18 replies

May 19, 2011, 6:30 PM

iPhone 4s on Sprint

I realize nothing has been confirmed by Apple nor Sprint, but the rumor of the iPhone coming to Sprint makes me very happy. I cannot wait to have an iPhone and have my Sprint service drive it.
16 replies

Jun 5, 2011, 7:27 AM

Phone like the G2X/Sensation for Sprint (Upcoming phones)

While I live in Auckland, NZ I still travel to the USA quite a bit for work. Currently I have a G2X with T-Mobile (unlocked, rooted running CM7 nightly) that I connect to a Sprint MiFi hotspot for data purposes.

My TMO coverage is suspect at best whereas my Sprint MiFi is incredible and because of that I usually have my G2X connected to the Mifi with Wifi calling enabled. Since I can get some fairly heavy discounts with Sprint through my client (23% monthly discount with $200 hardware credit per annum on approved devices) I'm thinking about just dropping TMO and going solely with Sprint.

What I need help with is that the current Android lineup for Sprint is underwhelming when compared to my G2X which is one of the best phones I ever ...
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Jun 6, 2011, 7:02 AM

Evo 3D Finally Confimed for June 24th

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Jun 9, 2011, 3:45 PM

Proof Sprint is going LTE

Job posted on sprints website.

Job Description As a Technology Development Strategist III, you will be a subject matter expert in 4G Advanced technologies (WiMAX, LTE, LTE-Advanced, 802.16m, etc.) as it is defined today and as it is expected to evolve over the next several years. With this expertise, you will develop technical strategies to direct network architecture and implementation and guide device, network and product development teams to produce a coordinated evolution of Sprint’s wireless service.

· Expertise in 4G (LTE and WiMAX) Air Interface technologies

· Global understanding of technology ecosystem for both 3G and 4G tec...

Mar 24, 2011, 3:30 PM

Get 15%-23% off your Sprint bill

Hey here's a sweet deal I found.

You can get 15%-23% off your monthly bill, a $50 service credit, $25 rebate, $100 Mail in rebate, and free car charger

Here's a link to the site I found it on
http://bit.ly/fpXYgb »
22 replies

May 30, 2011, 10:38 AM

anyone know when sprint is releasing the bold touch?

when is the release date for the bold touch?
3 replies

Jun 3, 2011, 1:11 PM

EVO 2.3 Update question

On my rooted EVO i use a 2.2 rom. Is it safe to do the official 2.3 update? Or will it screw everything up?
Android Ace

May 6, 2011, 7:28 PM

Urgent Sprint issue from a store rep...

I work at a 3rd party Sprint store (United Cellular).

An couple entered my store today and expressed their desire to terminate one of the lines on their account which was still in contract (ETF $180) and immediately add a new line with a Data 450 plan and an HTC Evo. I was happy to add a new line for them and thoroughly went over all the ramifications of terminating a line. They understood and asked me to set it up.

Since I'm not able to cancel a line in store (not sure if even a corporate location can do that) I called account services and told the rep what the customers wanted. He asked to speak to the customers. He apparently told them that it would actually be cheaper to buy the phone at retail cost (485.00) and that if they did t...
10 replies

May 17, 2011, 9:14 AM

Quick ? Nexus s

How do you do ##786# on the Nexus? Ive tried it and it doesn't work like it does on other phones.
3 replies

May 17, 2011, 8:10 AM

Sprint's continued turn around

In big turnaround, Sprint matches Verizon for customer satisfaction as AT&T, T-Mobile drop
Associated Press Newswires 17 May 2011 -- By PETER SVENSSON

NEW YORK (AP) - Sprint Nextel Corp., once dead last in customer satisfaction among the Big 4 national wireless carriers, now has the happiest subscribers, along with long-time leader Verizon Wireless, according to a survey released Tuesday.

The American Customer Satisfaction Index also shows tentative declines in customer satisfaction at the other two big carriers, AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile USA. That comes as AT&T has agreed to buy T-Mobile USA for $39 billion in a deal that could close next year.

The acquisition could make AT&T and T-Mobile customers even less happy. Claes Fornell...

May 17, 2011, 6:23 AM

blackberry bold touch?

when is the release date for the blackberry bold touch on sprints network? anyone have a clue?

Feb 17, 2007, 11:51 AM

What was Sprint thinking???

You all tell me, what in the world was sprint thinking in aquiring a company that has nothing in common with their technology?

CDMA vs. iDEN?

All it has done is force numerous Nextel customers, who didnt realize how chitty of a network they were on to do some research and switch to a superior carrier like Cingular, and as much as it pains me to say it even Verizon.

Although with all the progression cingular has been making and is looking to make, in about two years the capability of cingular's network will be unparalleled.

when they start offering download speeds of 28 Mbps and 11 Mbps UPLOADS!!!!! your local cable companies and DSL providers wont be able to compete....

Why don't you all jump off of your network and bring i...
41 replies

May 13, 2011, 12:15 PM

Nexus S 4g from Asurion

Why is it only $50 to replace the NEXUS s 4g through asurion when the epic and the evo cost 100?? That does not make any sense! I had to replace mine because it was stolen and it the deductible was onl $50!!
3 replies

May 12, 2011, 10:44 AM

Sprint drops strongest LTE hints yet

U.S. mobile operator says announcements to be made soon; aims to reuse 800-MHz iDEN spectrum.
Sprint has given the strongest indications to date about adopting LTE to power its high-speed mobile network.

"There is a high likelihood that LTE is in our future in one flavour or another," said Geoff Martin, who heads up the U.S. operator's M2M collaboration centre in Silicon Valley, on Monday.

"Announcements will be made soon," he declared, without giving a specific date.

Sprint has until now used WiMAX technology as the basis for its next-generation mobile network, but with LTE adoption more prevalent among the world's mobile operators the ecosystem for WiMAX is likely to be limited by comparison.

"We don't want to be
4 replies

Apr 19, 2011, 6:09 PM

best 4g phone for a new smartphone user

Hello all, I am unsure which phone: epic, evo, or nexus s, is an appropriate phone for someone new to smartphones. I have heard the nexus s is better if you want to void your warranty and do crazy things to your phone. It has some interesting features but is it better than the Epic and still ok for a new user? Or is the Evo still a better phone?

I just need the basic email, games, social networking etc. The cameras are not so important to me and a QWERTY keyboard isn't necessary. Bottom line: it should run smoothly without crashing and provide good battery life.

Thanks for your input!
11 replies

Apr 29, 2011, 8:08 PM

Sprint reports Q1 2011 results, adds 1.1 million subscribers

http://www.engadget.com/2011/04/29/sprint-reports-q1 ... »

This seemed relevant to me and as I am cheering for Sprint to stick around it is certainly good news in my eyes.
18 replies

May 5, 2011, 3:44 PM

Clear question

So now that Clear is selling wholesale to Sprint, does that mean soon I will have 4G on my phone, if I live in a area that is currently served by Clear, but not Sprint WIMAX?
4 replies
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