Screen shortages hold back Sprint 4G plans

Component shortages are holding back supplies of the HTC Evo, hampering Sprint's efforts to attract users to its 4G network.

Virgin Mobile brings out pay-as-you-go MiFi

If you've ever wanted to have a backup Internet connection that you don't have to pay a monthly fee for, Virgin Mobile has just the thing you've been looking for.

Uhh...whoops! HTC Evo update accidentally breaks some phones

Some of the early adopters who picked up the country's first 4G phone now have an unusable phone, just because they accepted a prompt to start a software update.

Another Sprint 4G phone is already on the way

Just one month after Sprint's launch of the Evo 4G, the wireless carrier has announced its second 4G phone, the Epic, which will likely come out later this year.

Sprint went a bit too far with Evo launch numbers

Sprint "inadvertently" exaggerated the first-day sales of the HTC Evo 4G phone that went on sale last Friday, but it did still eclipse its own internal record for the most phones sold on launch day.

HTC Evo 4G goes platinum

The HTC Evo 4G - which hit the steamy summer streets on Friday - has already gone platinum with temporary shortages reported across the US.

Evo 4G launch hits snag with newly discovered glitch

HTC's Evo 4G phone will officially launch this weekend, bringing with it an introduction to 4G data, exclusive HD video applications...and the inability to save anything to the packed-in MicroSD card.

Rooted HTC Evo 4G spotted in the wild

Three hackers have managed to successfully root the HTC Evo 4G 11 days before the smartphone's official release date.

Apple v. Sprint's HTC Evo 4G: Innovation smackdown

Steve Jobs can't innovate everything. Okay, maybe he can, but that would make him a deity. Only Oprah has that kind of power.

25% of US households have a cell phone but no landline

One-fourth of American homes now has no traditional landline even though they do have mobile phone service, while only 15% have a landline with no cell phone.

HTC Evo 4G coming June 4 for $199

At an event in New York City tonight, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse confirmed the price and release date for the HTC Evo, the very first phone to run on a 4G mobile data network.

Sprint on Nexus One: No thanks

Sprint today crashed any hopes of a CDMA version of the Nexus One in the US. Following the same decision as Verizon, Sprint will not be offering service to its own version of Google's in-house-developed phone.

Android captures second place in mobile OS race

Google's Android has trounced Apple's iPhone OS by capturing the coveted number-two position among smartphone operating systems.

Verizon tops in customer service, AT&T dead last

Customers are twice as happy with Verizon service than AT&T, and only report one-third the amount of dropped calls. Is there a map for that?

RIM refreshes Blackberry lineup

RIM has introduced two new Blackberry smartphones: the classic Bold 9650 and compact Pearl 3G.



Whoa! Verizon iPhone coming out in just a few months?

Hold the presses - the undisputed smartphone sales leader is finally branching out to another wireless carrier in the US, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.

MetroPCS also plans 4G/LTE rollout

As a further sign that next-gen mobile infrastructure is getting wide adoption, secondary player MetroPCS has announced that it will have a Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in place by the end of the year.

Mobile activity in numbers: billions and trillions

91% of Americans now have a mobile phone subscription, over 1 trillion minutes of talk time was logged over wireless networks in the second half of 2009, and cell phone revenue climbed into the dozens of billions of dollars.

World's first 4G Android phone due this summer

Android is blazing through to the next generation of mobile technology, as Sprint and HTC today announced the first 4G handset that will be built on Google's mobile operating system.

iPhone and Blackberry take their deadly toll on Palm

Shares of Palm plummeted on Friday as the mobile phone manufacturer warned revenue for the current quarter would total far less than Wall Street had originally expected.