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Don’t give yourself a hard time if you missed all the smartphones that Sprint paraded during its Black Friday promotion, because there’s more seasonal offer from the carrier heading your way. While the information hasn’t been officially released yet, we’re hearing that Sprint is readying a BOGO offer for some of the hottest Galaxy phones.

galaxy nexus jelly bean

After we saw a glimpse of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on the Nexus 7 in June, it only took a few weeks for the jelly treat to arrive on the HSPA+ Galaxy Nexus. The same update didn’t come to Sprint’s variant until September 6 and Verizon’s much later in the month. We’re sure we’re not the only one wondering when the newer Jelly Bean will make it to the two CDMA variants.

softbank

Remember when the Japanese operator SoftBank announced that they were going to buy 70% of Sprint? Everyone in the office scratched their heads because we frankly didn’t know how to react to the deal. Now, thanks to an exhaustively researched piece on The Wall Street Journal about Masayoshi Son, SoftBank’s CEO, we not only know a lot more the Japanese company, but we’re also filled with excitement.

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The Optimus G is LG’s new flagship phone and marks the company’s break into the top-tier smartphone market. With an incredible quad-core Snapdragon processor, a 13-megapixel camera, and a high quality screen all packaged into a sleek build, does the Optimus G mean trouble for the other top dogs in the Android game? Read on and watch the video review to find out how this version from Sprint fares.

Republic Wireless

When we first started talking about Republic Wireless last year, the service was in beta. When we last talked about it a few days ago, it was still in beta. Now, the moment some of you may have been waiting for is at hand: Republic Wireless is officially open to everyone.