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Telus Announces Essential Phone Availability for Canada

The founder of the Android Operating System, Andy Rubin, has been making plenty of headlines in the past few weeks with his latest ventures, which come in the form of the company Essential Products, which set up operations back in November of 2015. The company is releasing a couple of new products, with their main...

Sprint will be the Exclusive U.S. Carrier of the Essential Phone

Andy Rubin's Essential Phone is available for reservation directly from the company's website, with the product shipping sometime later this month. In addition, the company has just announced that American wireless carrier Sprint will be the exclusive U.S. carrier if you plan to get the phone on contract. Sprint is not the largest carrier in the U.S....

New Report Breaks Down App and Data Usage From AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon

We're starting to see a shift in how people are using their smartphones on their wireless carriers in the United States these days. Granted, there was an initial shift back when the smartphone was first introduced as carriers started to see their customers using more cellular data than ever before. But now that U.S. carriers...

Google Pushes for RCS Messaging with “Android Messages”, New Partners and Business Integration

The adoption of the Rich Communications Services standard is an initiative in the mobile industry that aims to upgrade the outdated SMS experience, the one that fails to take advantage of a modern smartphone's capabilities. Current user needs rely more on media sharing and features like enhanced read receipts and group conversations, which is why...

Sprint, Virgin Mobile, and Boost Mobile to Launch the Galaxy J3 Emerge Next Month

The 2016 Samsung Galaxy J3 was a budget smartphone the South Korean conglomerate launched way back in January of this year. This smartphone launched with a 5" 720p display, Exynos 3475 SoC (while some had the Spreadtrum SC9830), and 1.5GB of RAM. Samsung has reportedly updated a few of the internal components of this device and will re-brand...

RCS Messaging Support on Google’s Messenger App Rolling Out on Sprint

SMS once was a very integral part of communication, but the service no longer holds the same charm as it once did. With the advent of Internet-based IM apps on our smartphones, the reliance on SMS as a primary means of communication has been phased out. A lot of this does have to do with the...

HTC Bolt Spotted in the Wild Sans a Headphone Jack

Even though Google's Pixel duo are made by HTC, Google has retained the branding of the devices while HTC has to remain in the shadows for these phones. But that does not mean that HTC will sit on the sidelines for the rest of the year, as the company is preparing to release its next...

Sprint Hinting at Deals Tomorrow – Here Are the Details!

https://twitter.com/sprint/status/746447815249887233 It's clear that as part of that #SprintSaysThanks campaign they intend to do something big. And thanks to David Vaughan, the corporate account manager for the day job, we were clued into a few special deals tomorrow as what is being internally called a "Blow The Roof Off" campaign. We were also told that these...

LG G4 Marshmallow (officially) Hits US with Sprint Update

In October we saw LG begin the release of Android 6.0, codenamed marshmallow, for its global version of the G4. Since then it was widely expected that a US release would come soon, despite  little being officially known. Two weeks ago we got a hint that it was coming when an anonymous donation of a 6.0 build...

Galaxy S6 US Pricing & Availability Roundup

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will be available for sale across the "big four" US carriers on April 10th, but most pre-orders start tomorrow, March 27th. Which network is the right choice for your new phone? That's a question whose answer received a new wrinkle today as announcements about pricing and bundled perks...

Enable Software Buttons on Any Galaxy S III Running CM10

While they don't offer any additional functionality over capacitive buttons, the software buttons that first appeared in Honeycomb and continued to Jelly Bean have become rather popular. They're not only a modifiable novelty, but with screens as large as they are, giving up a little screen real estate for the software buttons isn't exactly a...

Take a Sneak Peak at Sprint’s LTE and Improved 3G Speed

Sprint customers have been listening to rumors of 4g LTE from as early as last Spring. The rumor turned into announcement just a few short months ago via Dan Hesse himself, announced for Q2 of 2012. Now, there are definite signs of life as customers can now see Sprint LTE being used in the wild. Thanks...
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