Category: Carriers

  • Your Next Phone Upgrade?

    With the holiday season approaching fast, lots of people are looking for their next phone upgrade, either for themselves or for their family or friends. We’ve had some announcements of phones coming out, or ones that have been released recently. There’s a variety of operating systems to choose from, along with carriers. Let’s start a discussion about each aspect of a phone upgrade. Read more…

  • Sprint says goodbye WiMAX and hello LTE

    The end of WiMAX, the first 4G technology in America launched by Sprint and Clearwire in 2008, looks to be two years away. At the “Sprint Network Vision Strategy Update” in New York, Sprint executives announced the aggressive rollout of a 4G LTE network to the end of 2013, the fastest 4G standard available in […]

  • Samsung Galaxy S II -vs- iPhone 4S

    Samsung waisted no time in going after Apple and the release of the iPhone 4S. Just a few hours after the announcement the director of PR sent out a helpful comparison chart showing how the iPhone 4S stacks up against the company’s newest flagship phones, the Galaxy S II.  The company also announced that they’re […]

  • Samsung seeks to block iPhone 4S sales with two new patent complaints

        Samsung has filed two separate motions for preliminary injunctions in Paris, France and Milan, Italy on October 5th seeking to block the sale of Apple’s upcoming iPhone 4S in each respective market. The company posted the complaints on its corporate blog on Wednesday, just one day following the unveiling of Apple’s next-generation iPhone 4S […]

  • Sprint finally gets the iPhone

     For Sprint iPhone enthusiast yesterday was a day of good news, it was finally confirmed the third largest carrier in the U.S. would now carry the iPhone. As promised, Apple shows off its latest iPhone Tuesday at “Let’s Talk iPhone Event”, and although the new handset was packed with new features and hardware like a […]

  • Sprint Gags Its Employees About…

    Sprint has issued a gag order on anything to do with the iPhone. Sprint sent out a gag order to their employees stating “If asked about the iPhone coming to Sprint, please just say you have no comment, no answer, and to direct them to the Sprint Newsroom.

  • [UPDATE] iPhone 5 going to Sprint!?!? T-Mobile Too!!

    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Sprint will indeed be offering the long awaited and heavily rumored iPhone 5, packed with a dual-core A5 processor and supposed Retina Display 4″ screen powered by iOS5. Sprint blamed a Q2 contract decline on  “competitive head winds,” most prominently, “the first full quarter both major competitors offered […]

  • Verizon Fall Roadmap….sneak peak anyone?

    How about an early Christmas present? We have a sneak peak of the fall lineup from Verizon, and it looks sweet!!! A couple surprises, some next gen and even a couple new players in the deck for us to pick from!

  • Wholesale 4g – From Sprint?!

    Another industry first comes out of Overland park Kansas; where Sprint has announced that it will offer wholesale 4G sales. What does this mean exactly? Well it just means that it will allow other ISP or cable companies to use their system to offer 4G services. they will be providing the HTC Detail 3G/4G handset […]

  • Clearwire Adding 120Mbps “LTE-Advanced” to it’s Holdings

    Well what a shocker we have here today! We all knew that Clearwire has been struggling to keep WiMax working properly; and we also knew that they were testing LTE technology at one point in Arizona. But what we did not expect to see was this! Clearwire says that this fall they are going to be releasing LTE-Advanced

  • Sprint Leaks Samsung and Blackberry Devices!

    WOOONELLY! Looks like the Cell Phone Gods have blessed Sprint customers! This document says it was last updated on July 22nd, so if that is true then this should give all you Sprint (and not Sprint) customers something to look forward too! It is always changing so please take this with a grain of salt but it looks to be a lot of phones! We are going to list them all out for you in a lovely bullet list…. Why? Because I want to and I like to break it all down for you!

  • ATT Promises Gingerbread Updates For All Post-Paid Customers This Year

    If you’re an At&t Android user, today is a happy day for you. They have announced that all of their postpaid Android users will get an upgrade to Gingerbread sometime this year. The Motorola Atrix 4G is first on the list, getting their update within the next few weeks. The HTC Inspire 4G will get their’s sometime next month. Read more…

  • Consumers Sue AT&T – Are You One Of Them?

    AT&T very own customers have been suing the company for what appears to be their way of showing how disapproved they are about the T-Mobile take over. They say they are suing to voice that this merger will hurt consumers by squashing the competition.

  • Droid 3 Shows Up At FCC In GSM Fashion

    Once again some new FCC papers have us wondering. As a GSM version of the Motorola Droid 3 showed itself to the FCC yesterday, with full support for bands used by AT&T and Bell in Canada. I’m sure those of you who have AT&T as their carrier would like to see this phone come their way. However, I would say don’t hold your breath though stranger things have happened. There’s a better chance this device is the one that was mentioned by Mobile Syrup last week discussing the Motorola XT860 (Milestone 3) heading to Bell on August the 14th.

  • Verizon Wireless Wants To Help You Go Wireless

    Starting today, Verizon has made more inductive wireless charging battery covers available for a list of some of their top devices including the already released cover for the HTC Thunderbolt. Hit up the link for the list of devices and more about wireless charging.