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As expected, Google has formally announced project Fi, their own mobile carrier. Many of the rumored details of the device are true, while others are not. First, Google says that for now, only the Nexus 6 is supported for Project Fi. You may either purchase a new Nexus 6 from Google or receive a special SIM card that you can use with your own Nexus 6 that you already have purchased. Also as expected, Google is running this service off a combination of Sprint, T-Mobile, and Wi-Fi. Instead of being on one network at a time, you will be...

The Sprint Spark variant of the Galaxy S4 is a special version of that device. Arriving 8 months after the original version, this limits Lollipop’s rollout only to people who bought the Galaxy S4 after a specific amount of time. However, with the Spark variant getting Lollipop, there’s a very high chance of the original Galaxy S4 getting Lollipop as well. For the Spark, the build number is L720TVPUCOD1. Sprint doesn’t say how big the update is, but it’s probably large, so make sure to be on Wifi. You can check...

In a move that’s clearly aimed at T-Mobile customers, Sprint has launched a new international roaming plan. Starting today, all customers can sign up to have free unlimited 2G data when roaming out of the country. However unlike T-Mobile’s plan, Sprint is limiting this offer to only a few countries. The countries where this is available are: Argentina Brazil Chile Costa Rica El Salvador Germany Guatemala Japan Mexico Nicaragua Panama Russia South Korea Spain The United Kingdom So if you’re traveling to one of these...

Sprint has officially started the rollout of Android 5.0 for its variant of the Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy Note Edge today. The Galaxy Note 3 will run the build number N900PVPUEOC5 after the update while the Galaxy Note Edge will receive the build N915PVPU0AOC8 post the update. The updates are available over the air and should be rolling out right away, so you should get a notification anytime now. Users can expect familiar Android 5.0 related changes with this update bundled with the new TouchWiz features that we saw on the Galaxy...

It all looks like a no-brainer. Essentially each and every Android power user in the market for a new “handheld PC” seems to be after Samsung’s Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge. The LG G3 is dated, although not by much, the G Flex 2 continues to keep an inexplicably low profile, while Sony’s Xperia Z3 started out obsolete last fall. No wonder carriers are already nixing it. But what about HTC’s One M9? Sure, the S6 pair prevailed in our head-to-head specs comparison, yet the all-aluminum, “dual-toned” HTC had a few things going for...

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone from Sprint should arrive on the customers’ doorsteps over the coming days as the carrier is believed to have begun pre-orders for the handset already. This comes after AT&T and T-Mobile were also expected to be shipping out the smartphones to customers ahead of schedule. With the handsets shipping out today, customers can expect to have it by Wednesday or perhaps even tomorrow, depending on their location. Interestingly, the carrier is shipping out both variants of...

With the regular Galaxy S5 having gotten Lollipop on hundreds of carriers worldwide, now the smaller variants are getting their updates. Starting today, the Galaxy S5 Sport on Sprint is now getting Lollipop OTA. This is version 5.0 of Lollipop, with a build number of G860PVPU1BOC5. You of course get all the Lollipop improvements, being revamped notifications and the Material Design UI. Also included with the update is Samsung’s new Reactivation Lock feature. With this feature, before you reset your device to factory settings,...

You’ve seen them pitted against HTC’s new hero device, a handy comparison highlighted the huge gap and copious upgrades operated on the disappointing Galaxy S5, and albeit it was an apple to orange correlation for the most part, we tried our best to match them up to the Note 4 and Note Edge for your convenience.   Meanwhile, although the embargo is probably not entirely lifted, a number of reputable tech publications broadcasted their near-comprehensive Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge reviews already, concluding these are hands down the...