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ICS available for Sony Tablet S

Sony sent out an email letting us know that ICS (Ice Cream Sandwich, Android 4.0) is now out for the Tablet S.  If you have one today is a glorious day for you!  The Sony Tablet S will prompt users to do a system update next time they connect to Wi-Fi. Once users click OK to download, they will be ready to go on Android 4.0 in minutes.

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HTC One X GAINS One Click ROOT (AT&T/Rogers/Others) (Win/Mac/Linux)

The Android community has come through once again to bring down the oppressive walls of the big name carriers. While the AT&T HTC One X will not accept tokens, that didn’t stop the awesome developers over at XDA-Developers.  We all knew it could be done, just a matter of how fast. I don’t know about you but 3 days is freakin awesome!

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T-Mobile USA Reports First Quarter 2012 Operating Results

T-Mobile USA, Inc. today reported first quarter 2012 results and provided an update on its 2011 annual assessment of indefinite-lived assets.  In the first quarter of 2012, T-Mobile USA reported adjusted OIBDA of $1.27 billion, up 7.2% from $1.19 billion reported in the first quarter of 2011 and branded contract ARPU in the first quarter of 2012 of $58, up from $56 in the first quarter of 2011.  Additionally, net customer additions were 187,000 in the first quarter of 2012, compared to 99,000 net customer losses in the first quarter of 2011.

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Sprint CEO Dan Hesse to Speak May 16 at J.P. Morgan Technology, Media and Telecom Conference; Live Audio Webcast Available

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), May 09, 2012 – Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) Chief Executive Officer Dan Hesse will participate in a “fireside chat” in Boston, Massachusetts on May 16, 2012 at 11:20 a.m. ET.

A live audio webcast of this session may be accessed at www.sprint.com/investors. The replay of the presentation will be available shortly after the actual presentation time.

About Sprint Nextel

Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Sprint Nextel served more than 56 million customers at the end of the first quarter of 2012 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; offering industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Newsweek ranked Sprint No. 3 in its 2011 Green Rankings, listing it as one of the nation’s greenest companies, the highest of any telecommunications company. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint andwww.twitter.com/sprint.

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Deutsche Telekom AG is discussing a merger of its T-Mobile USA unit with MetroPCS Communications Inc.

This is an interesting thought.  MetroPCS is a CDMA company while T-Mobile is GSM.  When AT&T was going after T-Mobile is was a very strategic move.  Since the DOJ put a halt to that, why would T-Mobile want MetroPCS?  The answer is very simple, remember back when AT&T was trying to merge it was because T-Mobile had money and no spectrum while AT&T had spectrum and no money.  With this new move T-Mobile who still has no spectrum can use MetroPCS’s huge LTE footprint to boost their size.  The question remains will regulatory restrictions make this fail also?

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Sierra Wireless 4G LTE

Sierra Wireless 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot, Nation’s First to Support 4G LTE, 4G WiMAX and 3G, Available May 18 Exclusively from Sprint

This is an addition press release to the original Sierra Wireless 4G Hotspot.

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Sierra Wireless 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot

Ok, this thing is pretty sweet.  It’s the first mobile hotspot to include 4G over LTE and WiMax in one unit with ability for 3G outside of 4G areas.  It also had a SDCard slot to basically create your own cloud storage for a team and acts as a digital media server.  This device is made through Sierra Wireless and was officially announced today in a press release.

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Sprint Debuts HTC EVO 4G LTE on May 18 for $199.99 [Press Release]

We knew the date, we new it was on pre-order, we knew it was coming.  Sprint now makes it concrete with today’s press release.  May 18th is the date they are giving it.  Granted we have all seen date be pushed back for one reason or another but Sprint is pretty good at keeping dates.

HTC EVO 4G LTE is built on Android™ 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, integrated with HTC Sense™ 4. It focuses on exceptional improvements in camera technology, audio and voice quality on both the network and device.

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Samsung Proclaim now showing on Net10 site

I knew it wouldn’t be long until this happened. Net10 is now showing the Proclaim too.  Right now it is still pre-order and will ship in 1-2 weeks.   The price tag is from $180 to $245 depending on just the phone or if you bundle it with minutes.

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Boost Mobile Pairs the Speed of 4G and Android Monthly Unlimited for as Low as $40 with HTC EVO Design 4G [Press Release]

This will be the first device that pairs the speed of 4G with the value of Boost Mobile’s award-winning, no-contract $55 Android Monthly Unlimited plan with Shrinking Payments. For every six on-time payments, the cost of Boost Mobile’s Monthly Unlimited plan shrinks by $5, eventually getting down to as low as $40 a month for unlimited nationwide talk, text messaging, Web, email and calls to 411. Payments do not need to be consecutive to qualify for the next savings milestone.

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