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Google Nexus S 4G hits Sprint this spring

Google Nexus S 4G hits Sprint this spring

The Sprint Nexus S 4G has been made official this morning, the first Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone with 4G WiMAX support, and the first to bring the new Integrated Google Voice Experience to Sprint Android devices. The same Nexus S handset as we've seen from Google before, only with the added benefit of WiMAX connectivity, the Nexus S 4G will allow existing Sprint subscribers to use their current number as their Google Voice number, without having to pay to port it over.

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Sprint slates AT&T acquisition plans as T-Mo goes on down-low

Sprint slates AT&T acquisition plans as T-Mo goes on down-low

Sprint has demanded US regulators look closely at the proposed AT&T takeover of T-Mobile USA, warning that the deal would "alter dramatically the structure of the communications industry" and lead to a negative impact on "innovation and robust competition." If approved, Sprint says, the combined carrier would be three times its own size, and have hitherto unseen control over backhaul and other access systems. Meanwhile, T-Mobile has pulled out from an upcoming CTIA 2011 panel, pushing out a FAQ in which it attempts to placate customers confused by the acquisition news.

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Sprint tease Nexus S 4G with WiMAX and “fully integrated” Google Voice

Sprint tease Nexus S 4G with WiMAX and “fully integrated” Google Voice

The WiMAX version of the Google Nexus S has been confirmed, with a mention briefly spotted on Sprint's site. Caught by an Engadget tipster (and then promptly yanked by the carrier) the Nexus S 4G will apparently be "the first smartphone with fully integrated Google Voice." That means "the same number for all your calls and get cool features like voicemail transcription, web calling and more."

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Sprint HTC EVO 3D and EVO View 4G tablet get fully detailed

Sprint HTC EVO 3D and EVO View 4G tablet get fully detailed

Hardware specs on two of HTC's other devices for CTIA 2011 have emerged, with the guts of the HTC EVO 3D and HTC EVO View 4G both apparently leaked. According to BGR, Sprint will be officially announcing the EVO 3D with a 4.3-inch qHD 960 x 540 autostereoscopic 3D display, a 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon 8660 processor, twin 5-megapixel cameras on the back for shooting 3D photos and video, and an HDMI port for outputting 1080p HD regular video and 720p HD 3D video.

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Sprint To Restart Android 2.2 Froyo Update For Samsung Epic 4G

Sprint To Restart Android 2.2 Froyo Update For Samsung Epic 4G

Samsung Epic 4G owners have been stuck without the Android 2.2 Froyo update that was promised but halted almost a month ago. But now it appears that Sprint and Samsung have worked things out and the OTA updates will resume starting Monday.

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Sprint Motorola XOOM spotted: 4G WiMAX inside?

Sprint Motorola XOOM spotted: 4G WiMAX inside?

Motorola's XOOM has been caught in the wild apparently wearing Sprint branding, more indication that the carrier expects to launch its own version of the Android 3.0 Honeycomb slate. Leaked by SprintUsers' r0fl, the slate has no 3G or 4G branding; however, rumors yesterday suggested that Sprint was readying both a WiMAX-equipped XOOM and a WiMAX version of the Motorola ATRIX 4G.

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Sprint Overdrive Pro 3G/4G hotspot due March 20

Sprint Overdrive Pro 3G/4G hotspot due March 20

Sprint has updated its portable WiMAX hotspot, in the shape of the Sprint Overdrive Pro. Offering both 3G and 4G connectivity, the Overdrive Pro boosts the number of simultaneous supported clients to eight (up from five on the original Overdrive) as well as coming in at a lower price.

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Sprint’s plans for the future unveiled

Sprint’s plans for the future unveiled

We all know that Sprint is looking at anything and everything to get its network back in to the fight with AT&T and Verizon as it continues to lose ground to the two largest networks. Some of Sprints plans for the future have surfaced and these will reportedly be implemented over the next three of our years. Whether they will happen and if they will help remains to be seen.

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Sprint To Launch Direct Connect For More Data And Push-To-Talk Coverage

Sprint To Launch Direct Connect For More Data And Push-To-Talk Coverage

Sprint announced today that they will expand their push-to-talk coverage, increase their data capabilities, and add some new features as they roll out their Network Vision overhaul. The improved services will be launched under the branding Sprint Direct Connect, and will come with a new offering of handsets packed with next-gen push-to-talk features.

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Sprint Kyocera Echo To Arrive April 17 For $199

Sprint Kyocera Echo To Arrive April 17 For $199

Early last month, Sprint and Kyocera jointly unveiled the world's first dual-touchscreen Android phone, the Kyocera Echo, in an event opened with an appearance by magician David Blaine. The device, however, turned out to be less magical but interesting nonetheless. And now its confirmed to ship this April 17 for $199 with a Sprint two-year contract.

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Sprint And T-Mobile Waive Fees For Japan Donation Text Messages

Sprint And T-Mobile Waive Fees For Japan Donation Text Messages

To help with the relief efforts after the devastating Japanese earthquake and tsunamis, all the major carriers are jumping in to help. Following the announcements by AT&T and Verizon of free calls and texts to Japan, Sprint and T-Mobile have both confirmed their own program to help.

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Clearwire CEO and two execs exit WiMAX carrier

Clearwire CEO and two execs exit WiMAX carrier

Clearwire has lost three top executives including CEO Bill Morrow, who has resigned for "personal reasons." The news comes shortly after a lawsuit was filed against the company, alleging Clearwire throttled home WiMAX connections and did not provide the high-speed internet service that it had promised.

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