Sprint officially launches 4G LTE in 15 cities

Sprint officially launches 4G LTE in 15 cities
Sprint has joined the 4G LTE party, but it has a long way to go in catching up with competitors Verizon and AT&T, which already have a big lead over the provider. Read this blog post by Marguerite Reardon on Mobile.

Sprint launches 4G LTE in 15 cities
Sprint launched its 4G LTE network in 15 cities, mainly in areas surrounding the major markets of Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City and San Antonio. ... Now Sprint's four LTE smartphone can use the faster speeds. By Matt Hamblen. July 16, 2012 01 ...

Sprint Launches 4G LTE Network in 15 Cities
PC Magazine
The company plans to launch additional 4G LTE markets in the second half of 2012, which will be announced at a later date. By the end of 2013, Sprint hopes to have completed most of the built-out of its "Network Vision" project, which deploys multi ...

Unlocked Sony Xperia NXT smartphone now on sale in US
The three Android 2.3 smartphones -- the Xperia S, Xperia P and Xperia U -- all work over HSPA and GSM networks, meaning they will function over AT&T and T-Mobile USA network channels. Sony said all three phones are upgradeable to Android 4.0, ...

Sprint 4G LTE Launch Extends to 15 Cities Throughout Portions of Georgia ...
MarketWatch (press release)
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jul 16, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sprint (NYSE:S) , the first national wireless carrier to introduce 4G service in 2008, today announced that it is delivering the speed and power of an all-new 4G LTE network to 15 cities surrounding ...

Poll: Samsung widens smartphone lead over Apple, Nokia in second quarter
San Jose Mercury News
Samsung and Apple have been neck-and-neck for several quarters in the battle to be the largestsmartphone vendor, but the May launch of the new Samsung model created a clear gap between the two, the poll of 41 analysts showed. Samsung is expected to ...

Motorola Atrix HD review
More Info Motorola Atrix HD coming to AT&T July 15, priced at $99 Motorola Atrix 2 reviewMotorola ICS UI review When it comes to. ... It began as the Atrix 4G, entering the market with a splashy press conference at CES 2011, earning our respect as a ...

Android Apps Need Universal Encryption
Unauthorized app copying is a problem for both iOS and Android developers, but it's particularly acute in the Android ecosystem due to the relative openness of Android devices and a customer base that appears to be more prone than iOS customers to see ...

Galaxy S III Helps Samsung Widen Smartphone Lead Over Apple
PC Magazine
The launch of the Galaxy S III helped establish Samsung as the world's smartphone leader over Apple and Nokia. ... Sponsored By T-Mobile® America's Largest 4G Network®. Experience 4G at the speed of T-Mobile® · See what happens when medicine ...

Samsung widens lead over Apple, says survey
Washington Post (blog)
Samsung's sales are helping Google's Android operating system push further ahead of Apple's iOSoperating system in overall smartphone sales. Android phones make up 51.8 percent of all smartphones in the United States compared with Apple iOS ...

HTC EVO 4G LTE Review - Walk Through w/video
The HTC EVO 4G LTE is the next smartphone in, what is becoming, a long line of EVO coming from Sprint. Of course it has the legendary kickstand that is well known to the EVO community. I have the black version with the red kickstand, but you should...


Engadget Giveaway: win a Motorola Atrix HD!
Intrigued by Motorola's new flagship device on AT&T? If you read our review on the Atrix HD you'll know the smartphone is a solid choice in the $99 price range, but today and tomorrow is your time to try grabbing one for the especially awesome cost of ...

Galaxy S3 bumps Samsung's lead over Apple, say analysts
Samsung's lead in the smartphone arena widened in the second quarter, according to a Reuters poll of analysts. Read this blog post by Lance Whitney on Internet & Media.

Sprint 4G LTE launches… with 3G speeds
Yesterday, Sprint formally switched on 4G LTE in 12 cities. With the launch of LTE in these 12 cities, Sprint LTE devices will finally be worth the money used to purchase them… Or will they? Unlike a normal launch, Sprint chose to make a video to ...

Review: Google's Nexus Sets Standard for Smaller Android Tablets
Wall Street Journal (blog)
That may also explain why this is a Wi-Fi only device. Enough of the negatives. What is good about it? This is the first device to run Jelly Bean, the latest version of Android. While it isn't a huge leap ahead of its predecessor, Ice Cream Sandwich ...

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Motorola Launches Atrix HD With AT&T
DALLAS – Motorola will launch its third-generation Atrixsmartphone on July 15 though AT&T, adding4G LTE, Android4.0, HD display, and faster CPU. ... The Atrix HD is the first Motorola phone equipped with Motorola's Circle Widget on the home screen.

Sprint 4G LTE launches in 15 new cities
But as VentureBeat's Sean Ludwig previously reported, troubles with WiMAX provider Clearwire stalled its launch in imporant markets, and all the while, No. 1 carrier Verizon and No. 2 carrier AT&T were launching their own 4G LTE offerings. Now Sprint ...


Android 4.1 Jelly Bean: Complete List of All New Features
CIO (blog)
Google's brand new version of Android, v4.1 "Jelly Bean," is only available on a select few devices, but the new mobile OS will hit a variety of handhelds and tablets in the coming months. ... currently only officially available for two devices, the ...

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Hey Sprint LTE phone owners: Carrier now has a 4G network for some of you
Network World
Sprint 4G LTE wireless network turned on in Georgia, Texas, Kansas, Missouri. ... Sprint, which has been building up its LTE smartphone lineup this year, Monday finally turned on a 4G LTE network in 15 cities to support those devices. LTE SPECTRUM: How ...

Apple takes steps to block iOS in-app purchase hack
Apple Insider
The hack, which entails installing forged digital certificates onto an iOS device and connecting to a unique DNS server, was first publicized < ahref="http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/12/07/13/hack_allows_free_acces_to_in_app_ios_purchases.html ...

Sprint launches LTE, promises average speeds of 6-8 Mbps
Sprint Nextel officially launched its LTE network Sunday, becoming the third Tier 1 carrier to offerLTE service and beginning its efforts to catch up with larger rivals Verizon Wireless and AT&T Mobility in LTE device selection and coverage. ... far ...

Sony Brings NXT Smartphone Series to U.S.
All Things Digital
While they are upgradable to Ice Cream Sandwich, Android fanatics will likely turn their focus toward even-newer devices that run Google's Jelly Bean 4.1. Also, none of these smartphones are 4G/LTE compatible. The Sony Xperia Ion smartphone, which my ...

All Things Digital

Nokia slashes US price of flagship smartphone Lumia 900
Washington Post
HELSINKI — Nokia has halved the price of the Lumia 900 in the United States in an effort to boost sales of its flagship Windows smartphone, the cellphone manufacturer announced on Monday.

Lumia 900 Windows smartphone slashed in price from $99.99 to $49.99 by AT&T
For anyone who has played with the idea of switching to a Windows powered phone but held back from doing so, AT&T just made the decision easier by slashing the price of Nokia's Lumia 900 smartphone from $99.99 to $49.99. Fire sale prices. Nokia's ...


Legal Battles Cloud Samsung Tablet, Smartphone Plans
NEW YORK – Analysts don't expect abig impact on Samsung's U.S. marketshare if Apple wins its patent-infringementcases against the Galaxy Tab 10.1or the Galaxy Nexus smartphone.

Sprint Expands LTE Launch to 15 Cities
Wireless Week
Sprint has turned its five-market LTE launch on Sunday into a 15-market debut as it works to catch up with its larger competitors. ... Sprint has been offering mobile broadband service over Clearwire'sWiMAX network since 2008, but its 15-market LTE ...

Smart Deal: AT&T Motorola Atrix HD selling for $49 at Best Buy
Mobile & Apps
... decent for a high-end smartphone, especially at its release time. However, in case you are looking for a bargain, Best Buy is offering the smartphone with a similar contract for $49. ... The smartphone runs on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS ...

Mobile & Apps

Sprint's 4G LTE hits KC — for some phones, areas
Download speeds for the 4G LTE network are expected to range from 6 to 8 megabits a second. Current 4G download speeds are 3 to 6 megabits a second. Sprint is keeping its current 3G and 4Gnetworks using WiMAX technology and will continue to sell ...

Telstra's 4G hotspot goes prepaid
ZDNet (blog)
Summary: Telstra will offer its 4G Wi-Fi hotspot tomorrow to the Australian public as a prepaid device. ... Telstra will tomorrow begin offering its long-term evolution (LTE) "4G"Wi-Fi hotspot device to Australian consumers on a prepaid basis ...

ZDNet (blog)

Interactive map shows Sprint's new LTE coverage in KC
Kansas City Star
Sprint's LTE customers can now check any location's access to the faster 4G service on an interactive map at the company's website. ... They also can check coverage for a particular mobile device.</p><p> <a href ="http://www.sprint.com/coverage" target ...

Sprint officially flips the switch on 4G LTE in 15 cities spanning ...
By Kevin Krause
New update in testing for Motorola XOOM WiFi, timing hi... Did you ... Carbon for Android may become the best Twitter client, . ... If you count yourself among the many Sprint users who purchased a 4G LTE handset in advance of the high-speed network's official launch, today you can realize the full potential of your device. Sprint ... Sprint has a history of innovation, as it was the first national wireless carrier to offer 4G service with the launch of the Sprint 4G (WiMAX) network in 2008.
Android Phone Fans

Android Community Weekly: July 15th, 2012 | Android Community
By Cory Gunther
In hardware news we got some hands-on time to unbox the new Motorola Atrix HD, the DROID RAZR HD appeared in some more benchmarks, and even a budget-friendly RAZR was spotted. That isn't all in hardware either. HTC appears to be making a new quad-core Android tablet, and an unknown HTC device for AT&T was spotted with a 1.7 GHz quad-core processor and 4G LTE — which could already be a successor to the HTC One X. AT&T's Galaxy S II Skyrocket got Ice Cream ...
Android Community

White space broadband as a white knight for rural America - GigaOM
By Craig Settles, Gigabit Nation
The discussion of wired and wireless broadband often takes on the righteous aura of a holy war. Devotees of one camp or the other are adamant that theirs is the only true religion in the national effort to get broadband everywhere it needs to ...

Upcoming Motorola Xoom soak test suggests that Android 4.1 Jelly ...
By Tyler Lee
It wasn't too long ago that the Motorola Xoom Android tablet received its Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update and it looks like the Xoom tablet is set to receive the next major Android update –Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. [...] ... Google did promise that the Xoom would be the first device to receiveAndroid 4.1, which we guess isn't all too surprising given that Google does own Motorola Mobilitynow. According to ... Android 4.0 dates for Motorola XOOM 3G/4G, HTC Rezound revealed?

Fujifilm sues Motorola Mobility over patent ... - Android Authority
By Bogdan Petrovan
Fujifilm, the Japanese photography giant, has apparently decided that it's time to join the Androidpatent bash-fest with a legal action of its own. The target is Motorola, now a Google subsidiary, and the weapon is a package of four patents that ...
Android Authority

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean hacked onto the HTC HD2 | The Verge
By Nathan Ingraham
HTC's chameleon-like HD2 just refuses to die. The phone was introduced back in late 2009 (around the same time as the original Motorola Droid and Android 2.0, for reference) and ran the now-dead...
The Verge - All Posts

New 'Justice League' Game Coming to iOS | Touch Arcade
By Jared Nelson
New 'Justice League' Game Coming to iOS:If you headed out to Comic-Con in San Diego last weekend, or if you were following along from home, and are sad to see it coming to an end, developer Netmarble Mobile is looking to give you your ...
Touch Arcade

[DEAL ALERT] Grab an Atrix HD 4G, for only $50 at Best Buy ...
By Will Gill
1.5GHz dual-core processor; 4.5″ HD 720p display; 4G LTE capability; And yummy Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. This is yet another solid deal by Best Buy. A spectacular phone, for a rocking price. The only downside is that you need to ...

Soak test starting for U.S. Motorola XOOM WiFi, Jelly Bean incoming ...
By Robert Nazarian
We already knew that the Motorola XOOM will be receiving Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean sooner rather than later so it's no surprise soak testing is about to begin. Motorola just sent out emails to Motorolaforum members that own the XOOM WiFI ...
Android News, Rumours, and Updates

Tiny quad-core ARM Linux/Android computer delivers serious power ...
By Dean Takahashi
Grab the popcorn: Popular media player XBMC heads to Android. 1 day ago Grab the popcorn: Popular media player XBMC heads to Android · Why email won't be replaced anytime soon. 1 day ago Why email won't be replaced anytime soon ...

Motorola Xoom Owners Get Invitation To Test new ... - Geeky Gadgets
By Roland Hutchinson
If you are not using a U.S. Wi-Fi Xoom, please excuse and ignore this message. Of course Motorolahas not confirmed that the software to be tested on the Xoom is actually Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, although we suspect it is, as soon as we get ...

dailywireless.org » Sprint Launches LTE
By Sam Churchill
Sprint turned on its all-new LTE network in 15 cities over the weekend. Sprint is using their PCS spectrum (1.9 GHz) for FD-LTE and has five devices that can use it, the HTC EVO 4G LTE($199.99); LG Viper 4G LTE ($99.99); Samsung Galaxy ...

Sprint officially launches its LTE network
By Cody Lee
Believe it or not, this is actually Sprint's second attempt at launching a 4G network. Back in 2008, the carrier took a gamble on WiMAX technology. But obviously, that didn't quite work out… LTE, however, is expected to put Sprint back on the ...

These 15 Cities Have Sprint LTE Service Right Now
By Mario Aguilar
These 15 Cities Have Sprint LTE Service Right Now If you live in Texas, Georgia, or the greater Kansas City metropolitan area, you might have woken up to suddenly zippier wireless data speeds. Sprint has now switched on 4G LTE service in ...

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