And Now Sprint Caves in to HD Streams and Tethering With “Best Unlimited HD Plan Ever” For 1 Year

In reaction to T-Mobile’s reaction to Verizon’s reaction to the unlimited craze that has once again swept the wireless industry in the US, Sprint has another new unlimited plan to share with you today. This one is dubbed “Best Unlimited HD Plan Ever” and includes the same style of unlimited plan that Verizon introduced on Monday, which T-Mobile already had to match. It includes HD streaming and tethering without the extra up-charge.  (more…)

Watch Sprint’s Super Bowl Commercial, Contemplate Choice Between Faking Death or Switching to Sprint

It’s Super Bowl commercial season, the time of year where Americans put aside their petty differences and decide which company releases the best TV spot during the big game. Man, I love America!

Well, Sprint is throwing its hat into the ring this year, basing this somewhat morbid commercial on the claim we’ve all heard via the “Can You Hear Me Now?” guy, that its network reliability is just 1% under Verizon’s. Insert extremely small text here that indicates these findings are based on 3rd-party research of voice and data in the top 106 markets.  (more…)

HTC Introduces the Bolt, a Confusing Sprint Exclusive Mixed Bag of Old and New

HTC has a new phone out today on Sprint (yes, it’s an exclusive) called Bolt. It has leaked a bunch, so if you follow the smartphone world, it probably won’t be all that new. If you don’t, well, let’s talk about what the HTC Bolt is.

HTC is calling it “Sprint’s fastest smartphone ever,” likely because it connects to Sprint’s LTE Plus network. It also features a 5.5-inch Quad HD Super LCD 3 display, 16MP rear camera (f/2.0, OIS), 8MP front camera, 32GB storage (with microSD slot), 3GB RAM, fingerprint reader, HTC BoomSound audio, USB Type-C port, 3200mAh battery (with Quick Charge 2.0), and last year’s Snapdragon 810 processor from Qualcomm wrapped in a metal body that is rated IP57 for dust and water resistance. It also runs Android 7.0 Nougat with HTC’s Sense on top.  (more…)