Sprint Activation System had issues Sunday

Sprint’s activation system took a dirt nap on Sunday as the launch of the HTC EVO 4G looked to be a success. There were not really any reported long lines at stores which fulfilled pre-orders of the HTC EVO 4G, but Sprint has a different strategy than Apple’s funneling of customers through one building as… Continue reading Sprint Activation System had issues Sunday

Sprint and HTC announce world’s 1st 4G smartphone, EVO 4G

We normally try to feature gadgets that are available right now, but this upcoming gizmo, a doozy of a smartphone is sure to make a huge impression this summer. It also helps makes the case for a Sprint that is not dead yet. Sprint recently announced (at CTIA) its latest Android smartphone, the HTC EVO… Continue reading Sprint and HTC announce world’s 1st 4G smartphone, EVO 4G

Sprint to launch 1st 4G smartphone this summer

You may already be immune to those Sprint commercials that keep using the term “4G”, but the reality is that they may have a 4G WiMax network in a lot of cities, but no phones! Well that’s about to change this summer with the introduction of a new 4G smartphone. There’s a good chance too… Continue reading Sprint to launch 1st 4G smartphone this summer

Verizon Rolling Out Unlimited Plans, New Pricing

Verizon is overhauling their voice, text and family cell phone plans and throwing in a couple of unlimited talk plans starting at $70/mo, although their pricing, when you include data, doesn’t seem as competitive as Sprint or T-Mobile. You be the judge, but remember that price alone doesn’t make a happy mobile customer – witness… Continue reading Verizon Rolling Out Unlimited Plans, New Pricing

CES 2010: Sprint’s Overdrive Mobile Hotspot Gives you 3G/4G Internet Connectivity in a Palm-Sized Device

Sprint just announced the Overdrive – a 3G/4G mobile hotspot gadget. It connects to SPrint’s WiMax network, and allows up to 5 WiFi devices to connect. If the 4G conn (available right now in 27 cities [coverage]) drops, it switches to the nationwide 3G (EVDO) network. Overdrive will be available in 2 days at Best… Continue reading CES 2010: Sprint’s Overdrive Mobile Hotspot Gives you 3G/4G Internet Connectivity in a Palm-Sized Device

Novatel MiFi 2200 – Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot modem (for Sprint or Verizon)

I really like the idea of the Novatel Mi-Fi devices – a mobile Wi-Fi modem that lets you create your very own Wi-Fi hotspot anywhere there is Verizon or Sprint cell coverage. Sure, you have to have one of their broadband service plans, but the device is free (well, $0.01) when you purchase a subscription.… Continue reading Novatel MiFi 2200 – Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot modem (for Sprint or Verizon)

T-Mobile may snap up Sprint-Nextel

T-Mobile may put in a bid to acquire Sprint-Nextel in the next few weeks according to a UK source. I don’t see the point of this other than to be able to tout huge numbers of customers. Sprint is still losing money, particularly after their purchase of Nextel. As far as technologies go, integration will… Continue reading T-Mobile may snap up Sprint-Nextel

Palm Pre’s little sister, the Pixi, to appear around holidays

Palm has just announced the next phone with their new webOS, the Palm Pixi. The most noticeable difference is that the Pixi is a candybar phone with its full QWERTY keyboard fully visible, unlike the Pre’s slide out keyboard. The Pixi is amazingly thin (0.43 inches) with a slightly smaller touchscreen (320 x 400) than… Continue reading Palm Pre’s little sister, the Pixi, to appear around holidays