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Boost Mobile starts selling the iPhone 5s, 5c and 4s

Sprint subsidiary Boost Mobile is now selling the iPhone for the first time in the carrier's history. Starting today, customers can choose from the iPhone 4s, the iPhone 5c or the iPhone 5s. The iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c will be able to connect to Sprint's 4G LTE network. Price-wise, the high-end...

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Sprint sold 1.4 million iPhones last quarter

After Verizon divulged its quarterly earnings earlier this month, it is now Sprint's turn to step up to the plate and announce its quarterly earnings for Q3 2013. It was a tough quarter for Sprint, with strong wireless service revenue offset by mounting operating losses and falling postpaid...

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Sprint offering free iPhone 5c to carrier switchers

Now that the latest iPhones have debuted, it's time for the most wonderful time of the year. No, not Christmas -- it's cellular providers undercutting each other for market share! Sprint is the first one out of the gate, with a new promotion launching September 20 with the iPhone 5c. Customers who...

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iPhone 5c preorders begin Friday at 12:01 AM PT, 3 AM ET

Verizon and Sprint have both announced that pre-orders for the new iPhone 5c will begin at 12:01 AM PT / 3 AM ET on Friday, September 13. On its launch, Apple announced the iPhone 5c would begin pre-order sales on the 13th, but it has yet to announce at what time those pre-orders will begin. With...

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Apple lists model numbers, carriers for new iPhones

Apple has posted a web page showing the various worldwide model numbers and LTE carriers for the new iPhone 5c and 5s. The list shows something fascinating for the the four major mobile carriers in the US -- now AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile will all use the same devices thanks to the new radio...

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T-Mobile to reportedly have new iPhone at launch

Here's a first -- as Apple launches the expected two new iPhone models tomorrow, all four US carriers are expected to have the new devices as soon as they are available at retail. That includes T-Mobile, which has lagged behind AT&T, Verizon and Sprint at having rapid access to the latest...

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Sprint sold 1.4M iPhones in Q2 2013

Sprint must be happy with its decision to start selling the iPhone. The company reports that 1.4 million iPhones were sold in the second fiscal quarter of 2013. Even better, 41 percent of those phones went to new Sprint customers. The carrier didn't sell as many iPhones in the last quarter as it...

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Sprint's LTE rollout in NYC begins

Sprint is finally rolling out LTE service for parts of New York City, including the Bronx and Brooklyn. Sprint says it will flip the switch for those areas on July 30. Sprint has been way behind AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile in rolling out high-speed LTE services. There is currently some...

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Sprint to offer Caption Calling for iOS devices

Sprint has announced a new partnership with Raketu to bring their Wireless CapTel service to iOS devices on the network. The app allows users to read conversations in real time with word-for-word captions that appear on their wireless phone. For people who live with hearing loss, the move will open...

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Sprint launches unlimited plans with lifetime guarantee

Earlier this week T-Mobile announced the Jump subscription plan that allows subscribers to trade in their old equipment -- including iPhones -- twice a year. Following that, Sprint announced that it is now offering new unlimited plans with lifetime guarantees. Called The Sprint Unlimited...

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Daily Update for February 7, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player...

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Sprint sold best-ever 2.2M iPhones in holiday quarter

Sprint has announced its fourth-quarter earnings for 2012, which included the sale of 2.2 million iPhones. A full 38 percent of those went to new customers. Overall, Sprint sold 6.6 million iPhones in 2012, which isn't too shabby. That 38 percent new-customer acquisition number is good news for...

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Sprint to offer Total Equipment Protection for iPhone starting January 25

If you're a Sprint customer with an iPhone, it appears as though you'll soon get the opportunity to insure your device using the company's Total Equipment Protection program. Engadget reports that an anonymous tipster has provided internal documentation pointing to a January 25 launch date for the...

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iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad available in Sprint stores today (Update: AT&T and Verizon, too)

Update: Verizon Wireless and AT&T also announced that the iPad mini and the fourth-generation iPad will be available starting today. Sprint announced today that the cellular versions of the iPad mini and the fourth-generation iPad will go on sale in select retail stores. The carrier will...

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Sprint announces 4G LTE for 9 new cities

While Verizon and AT&T are busy locking horns in the battle over network supremacy, Sprint is doing its best to keep up. PC Magazine reports the third-largest wireless carrier revealed today that it has begun work on its 4G LTE network in nine new cities. The new markets...

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