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Sprint adds 4G coverage to three more cities

September 1st, 2010

Today, Sprint officially announced the additions of Boston, MA; Daytona Beach, FL; and Providence, RI to their list of cities officially blanketed in 4G covered. There isn’t really much else to say about it. Here is a quick statement from Sprint: “We are proud to be the leader in the race to 4G. Sprint is the …

Samsung Epic 4G disassembled by the FCC

September 1st, 2010

Ususally we see photographs like these from ifixit or iSuppli, however the source of the above image is none other than the FCC. Now that the Samsung Epic 4G is “street legal” the FCC has released images of the innards of the WiMax capable handset. If you’re interested to know exactly where the Hummingbird processor is located in …

Happy Epic 4G day!

August 31st, 2010

If you are up bright and early, trying to score yourself a Samsung Epic 4G, your friends here at BGR want to wish you good luck. We’ve already posted some initial impressions, a full review, and a way for new customers to save $50 on Sprint’s latest 4G handset… now we want to hear from …

Wirefly selling HTC EVO 4G tomorrow via Facebook

August 30th, 2010

These days, trying to score an HTC EVO 4G is like trying to photograph a giant squid; you know that both exist, and it should technically be possible, but they are nearly impossible to find. Well, Wirefly has just dropped us a note to say that they have taken shipment of some EVOs and will …

Samsung Epic 4G on Amazon for $199

August 30th, 2010

If you’re moving to Sprint to get yourself the Epic 4G — and have more patience than we do — you can save yourself about $50. Amazon has the Epic 4G listed on its website for $199 for new contract signers. If you’ve been debating whether to get the EVO or the Epic, and the …

Clearwire enters prepaid cellular data market with Rover service

August 30th, 2010

Just a quick follow-up to a story we published on Friday. Clearwire has officially announced “the nation’s first pay-as-you-go 4G mobile broadband service for tech-savvy Gen Y customers.” The new, prepaid, cellular-data service offers customers daily, weekly, and monthly access rates; priced at $5, $20, and $50 respectively. Clearwire will provide this service on two …

Sprint Samsung Epic 4G Review

August 30th, 2010

The Samsung Epic 4G is Sprint’s second 3G/4G hybrid Android device. Although its form does not resemble that of the Captivate, Fascinate, or Vibrant, it has been adopted into the Galaxy S family of handsets. Physical appearance aside, the device comes complete with the standard set of Galaxy S equipment — TouchWiz 3.0 interface, 1 …

Sprint Samsung Epic 4G user guide live

August 27th, 2010

If you’re thinking about picking up an Epic 4G from Sprint on the 31st, and want to know exactly what you’re getting into, Samsung has got you covered. The company was kind enough to post the user guide for the unreleased handset on its website late yesterday. There aren’t really any surprises in the document, …

Sprint's EVO 4G rooted… again

August 27th, 2010

We are a little late on reporting this one, as it got lost in the DROID Incredible melee that happened yesterday afternoon, however the Sprint EVO 4G — running Android 2.2 — has been rooted. The good people over at xda-developers have the write-up ready to go, although there is this warning: My advice would …

Sprint Epic 4G video sit down in NYC

August 18th, 2010

We were invited to sit down with Sprint to talk about the new Epic 4G, and we fielded some questions from you guys! Here’s the segment we did with David Owens, VP of Consumer marketing. So, HTC EVO 4G or the Epic 4G? Which one is it going to be? P.S. Hopefully next time the …