Sprint 4G WiMAX goes live in five more major markets

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Are you rocking one of those cool Samsung Epic 4G smartphones with hardly any 4G coverage in sight? If you happen to be among the five new markets announced today, that has now changed. Sprint has rolled out its WiMAX network to Los Angeles, Miami, Washington DC, Cleveland, and Columbus. Go ahead. Enjoy the faster speeds.

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Sprint goes ablazing with Samsung Epic 4G (Galaxy S)

Samsung Epic 4G Galaxy S arrives on Sprint

Digging the idea of going 4G on your mobile phone, but you’d prefer something a little different from the Taiwan-sourced HTC EVO 4G? The wait is almost over. You will soon get a Korean alternative from Sprint when it launches the much anticipated Samsung Epic 4G.

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Sprint Battery Boost portable power pack doubles as a card reader

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Technocel has just unveiled a new portable charger and micro-SD card reader for almost any device that uses a micro USB port. The Sprint Battery Boost is a little dongle that can fit on to your keychain, backpack, or purse, giving you access to a quick 1 hour of extra talk time just when you need it most.

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Sprint push-to-talk Motorola i1 Android phone coming Sunday

Motorola i1 headed for Sprint

There are a few reasons why this phone is rather important. First, it’s enterprise-minded with its military-grade rugged resistance to dust, shock, vibration, and rain. However, unlike so many other rugged numbers, the Motorola i1 runs on Android 1.5. Tapping out the software suite are the avaialble business tracking and job workflow applications, as well as the “tough” touchscreen for use in the toughest of work environments. Other specs include Bluetooth 2.0, 3.1″ HVGA display, WiFi, 5MP camera, and Nextel Direct Connect.

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First look: Samsung Intercept Android 2.1 phone for Sprint

Samsung Intercept Android 2.1 smartphone for Sprint

You know, I’m starting to get the feeling that Samsung is turning into the next HTC. They release a series of great looking phones, just to be sure of there place in the world, but many of them are starting to look really similar to one another, despite having different product names. The latest in this line is the Samsung Intercept. Affectionately known as the Samsung Moment 2 to those in the know, the Samsung Intercept has been leaked (or “intercepted” if you prefer) and looks pretty good from here. For starters, this handset will reportedly launch with Android 2.1. That’s not quite 2.2 Froyo or 2.3 Gingerbread, but it’s pretty good.

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Sprint launches Samsung Restore “green phone”

Sprint Samsung Restore partly recycled cell phone

Sprint’s latest green cell phone dubbed the Samsung Restore, is now available from the US carrier. Using 77% recycled materials inside, a 27% recycled plastic outer shell, the Restore aims to minimize our footprint on the environment so long as we don’t throw out our old phones to get this one. The inexpensive handset with a slider QWERTY keyboard, fashionably colored green or midnight blue, meets the Sprint Device Eco Critera.

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Sprint rumored to get iPhone HD in a matter of weeks

Sprint rumored to get next-generation iPhone

Over the last year or so rumors have been running rampant over the release of a Verizon iPhone. AT&T’s exclusivity contract with Apple is ending, several carriers are looking to get the world’s most popular smartphone in their stores and on their network. While Verizon is still most likely to get the iPhone 4G (4th generation), another popular carrier also looks promising; Sprint. This comes from a series of emails between a Best Buy Employee and The Tech Update. The email states that Best Buy will be carrying a Sprint iPhone beginning in June. The source or store that the employee works at will obviously not reveal themselves, as they probably don’t want to end up losing their job and getting their house raided by big bro..er Apple.

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Sprint set to launch HTC EVO 4G on June 4

HTC Evo 4G from Sprint

Remember when there was such a big deal about the launch of nationwide 3G networks and how it promised all sorts of crazy wireless data speeds? We’re in the middle of a similar revolution, because America’s first 4G phone will be made available to the masses early next month. The HTC EVO 4G stays true to its name for Sprint, bring super fast 4G connectivity in the form of a touchscreen smartphone. We’ve seen 4G data devices, but this is the first phone for the US with 4G ready to go.

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Samsung Restore phone continues green leadership with Sprint

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Just because you want to have the latest in gadgetry doesn’t mean that Mother Nature has to take a backseat. Sprint and Samsung are both dedicated to green leadership. In celebration of Earth Day, the two firms are announcing the Samsung Restore cell phone.

This is the second “green” device resulting in this environmentally-friendly partnership. Available this summer for $49.99 with a two-year contract and $50 mail-in rebate, the Samsung Restore follows up on the Samsung Reclaim, a device made from 80 percent recyclable materials.

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