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Sprint Q3 results still reflect hard times for number three provider

October 29th, 2009

Sprint seems to keep bleeding, keep, keep, bleeding subscribers. After losing 801,000 post-paid subscribers, which is slightly better than the 870,000 that analysts expected, Sprint might need to really change its game to do more than just stay afloat. Consequently, Sprint’s losses for the quarter are a whopping $478 million compared to $326 million YoY. …

Verizon's HTC Droid Eris makes another appearance

October 29th, 2009

Who’s up for one more shot of the HTC Droid Eris? One of our connects wrote us in and dropped this photo on us. They also said, “Overall the same as the Sprint Hero but for some reason it seems faster, slightly thinner and taller.” Otherwise it “seems the same” and is running Android 1.5. …

HTC Hero to get Android 2.0

October 29th, 2009

The Android 2.0 news keeps on a comin’! According to HTC via Twitter, the Hero will be blessed with an Eclair software update although an exact release date has yet to be determined. All signs indicate HTC will forgo the 1.6 update and focus on getting the Sense UI tweaked for 2.0 and kicking on …

TELUS’ initial HSPA offering to be smartphone rich

October 9th, 2009

With employee HSPA training well under way, one of our TELUS connects hit us up late last night to let us know just what smartphone hungry Canadians can expect once its HSPA network overlay goes live next month. Apart from the obvious ones — iPhone 3G and 3GS — TELUS will be dishing out the BlackBerry …

Sprint telesales offering the HTC Hero a couple days early?

October 8th, 2009

Your mileage may vary, but it appears that Sprint’s telesales has begun offering up the HTC Hero a few days ahead of schedule. We called telesales ourselves to check out the matter and were told that we could order up some Android goodness tonight for $279.99 on a 2-year before a $100 MIR. We’ve already …

Sprint HTC Hero thoughts

October 7th, 2009

While Sprint’s HTC Hero is housed in a different and arguably less sexy shell than the standard HTC version, the internals are the same. That’s a 5 megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and a whole lot more running on Sprint’s CDMA voice and data network. We’ve put together a bunch of things we loved as …

What Verizon Android device is Eric Schmidt holding?

October 6th, 2009

We don’t even know where to begin with this one… The man on the left is Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google. What’s in his hands? A Verizon-branded HTC Android device. Why is this interesting? You know, the fact that it’s not announced? Also could that be a Motorola Sholes in the photo on the right? …