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  • Rumor: Google to acquire Sprint, a bad case of dandruff, some flatware

    Hrmmm… so they’re saying that Google will buy Sprint. While this is as likely as the Pope buying up a chain of dry cleaners in Wisconsin, there might just be some truth to this wild, inaccurate rumor. Some guy who covers the space says: So do I think Google will make such an acquisition? Maybe. If the search leader is going to bid on wireless spectrum it may make more sense to just… Read More

  • Today's Fun Google Will Acquire ______ Quiz Question. Answer Starts With S And Ends In T

    Rich Tehrani over at TMCNet is reporting that Google may be looking at buying mobile phone network operator Sprint. Although it would be easy to scoff at the rumor (and it’s still very much in the unlikely bracket) as we know Google’s ambitions have no bounds. America’s 5th largest company is already trying to buy mobile spectrum in the United States, and is considering a… Read More

  • Sprint to Clearwire: 'Dear Baby, Welcome to Dumpsville. Population, You.'

    Sprint is supposed to roll out its WiMax network in Chicago and Washington, DC by the end of the year and it says it’ll still do that despite news today that it met for dinner with Clearwire, said “it’s not you, it’s me,” and split. Read More

  • Sprint.com accounts down until November 9th? What?!

    Got a Sprint account? Go ahead and try to log in at Sprint.com and see what happens. This is what happens when you get locked into something for two years and there’s no incentive to provide you with adequate service until you try to leave. “We’re migrating your account to our new billing system. During this time, you won’t be able to sign on to sprint.com or… Read More

  • Another expensive way to get the internet in your car

    I have a friend who spent the better part of the last three years of his life driving all over the country teaching people about bearings. Whether or not I actually completely understand what that means is irrelevant but what amazes me most is that he didn’t have satellite radio or some sort of in-car computer to keep himself entertained. Read More

  • WiMax news plus a ridiculous, huge advertisement

    The above image has nothing to do with the forthcoming news about Sprint’s WiMax network but I’d just like to point out the gigantic ad that made an unnecessary amount of noise and then stayed on the page I was on until I closed it manually. I wasn’t too hot on Symantec before but now it’s officially over between us. Anyhoo, more news about Sprint’s impending… Read More

  • Leaked BIS plan for Sprint is super cheap

    If this doesn’t make Sprint the best CDMA network in the nation then I’m not sure what will other than the fantastic new phones they have coming. Pretty sure $30 is cheap for a BIS plan that includes unlimted BIS e-mail, IM, Web, Data and text messaging on top of the Sprint services. Yeah, it doesn’t include tethering, but that’s only an extra $15, which is still… Read More

  • Google Tries To Land Mobile Phone Deals With Sprint, Verizon . . . Anyone

    If things go well, we might finally see that Gphone by the middle of next year. Google is in heated talks with wireless carriers in the U.S., including Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile, (and Vodafone internationally) to carry the Gphone, reports the WSJ. Google already competes (and cooperates) with some of these carriers. It recently fought with Verizon, for instance, over the rules of… Read More

  • Sprint's HTC Touch review [update]

    The Touch by HTC, which will be offered by Sprint on November 4, is hands down one of the best devices I’ve used in the past two years. That says a lot considering the number of devices that roll through the CrunchGear offices. But to each his own, I say. The Touch has been an integral part of my stay in the Bay Area and has saved me on more than one occasion. When I first saw the… Read More

  • Sprint shares unlock codes

    At any point in time between Aug. 28, 1999, and July 16, 2007 were you a Sprint customer? You were? That’s fantastic. By happenstance do you still have your phone and want to get it unlocked because you’re with Verizon or Alltel? Awesome. After being accused of throwing up a barrier to competition Sprint will now share unlocking codes to all current and former customers once… Read More

  • Hands on with Sprint's LG Rumor

    Here’s a sneak peek at the Rumor, which I’m told arrived yesterday to the folks at Sprint. We’ll have a full review in the coming weeks. It’s tiny, feels so good in my hands and has a great keyboard. Nice job, LG. Read More

  • Windows Mobile: How I loathe thee [Update]

    Yes, it’s no secret that I dislike Windows Mobile, but I have before me two WinMo devices from HTC; the Touch from Sprint and the Tilt from AT&T. I’m excited at the prospect of tinkering with both and yet I can’t help but wonder if I’ll accept WinMo with open arms and keep an objective view on the OS without my utter hatred clouding my judgement. Can the WinMo users… Read More

  • Sprint to launch WiMAX network this Spring

    Let’s talk about WiMAX, friends. WiMAX, the Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access, is a fairly new wireless standard currently being used by companies like Clearwire to provide internet access “wirelessly”. It can also be used as a fourth-gen standard for cellphones, and we know that Sprint is rolling out its 4G WiMAX network right now. What’s we’ve… Read More

  • Hands on with the Sprint HTC Touch

    I know you’ve already heard about the Touch from Vince, but I arrived in San Francisco today and waiting for me was the Sprint Touch, which goes on sale November 4th. I haven’t slept in, I don’t even know how long, so we’ll leave this to an unboxing. A full review of the Touch on Sprint’s network coming at you…soon…probably next week…maybe this weekend. Read More

  • Sprint selling 'HTC Touch' starting November 4th

    Hey, have you been patiently waiting for the HTC Touch to be released as part of Sprint’s Q4 offerings? Well, it’ll be here pretty soon. The phone "will be priced at $249.99 with a two-year subscriber agreement and a $100 mail-in rebate." I’m pretty sure that means that it’ll cost $250 after rebate but these slick-willy PR people have made an ass of me plenty… Read More

  • Palm's Centro: First Impressions, Unboxing

    We don’t know why you love unboxings, but you do. Here we have the first Centro from Palm, running on Sprint’s Power Vision Super Extreme Mega network. For those of you who might not know, the Centro is Palm’s follow-up to the popular Treo line of smartphones. Features-wise, it’s pretty similar. The Centro takes the Treo’s aged form-factor up to a more modern level. Read More

  • Black Palm Centro on Sprint.com, red one coming soon

    Just a heads up that Palm’s new Centro phone is now available for purchase on Sprint’s website for $99 with a new contract, $399 without. The black version is the only one available for now, but the red version will be available on November 4th. Sprint.com via Brighthand Read More

  • Latest Sprint cellphone rumor is a Rumor cellphone

    The Rumor is the latest “social networking” phone, or SNP*, to hit the market. It joins the Sidekick series from T-Mobile, the enV from Verizon, and the Ocean from Helio. These phones aren’t full-on smartphones; they tend to lack Office integration and installable apps, but they’re more than standard phones and feature enhanced connectivity, with browsing and email… Read More

  • Exclusive B'phone news: Special edition Beyonce Upstage launched on Sprint [Upstage]

    Need a burgundy and gold Samsung Upstage to match your lovingly dyed landing strip? You’d better get down to Sprint on November 4 because they’re launching a special edition Beyonce Upstage with a sexy start-up screen, exclusive pix and vidz, and a song sung by the ‘yonce when she was 10. Don’t particularly care about Beyonce? You can always pretend that the girl on… Read More