Sprint said this morning that it’s opening day sales of the the HTC EVO 4G broke the previous records set by the Palm Pre and Samsung Instinct.  The carrier also said that the 3 day sales total... for the EVO were triple those put forth by the Instinct and Pre.  So it seems that in spite of the lack of WiMAX coverage in most of the country, people just can’t resist that massive 4.3-inch to...

Over at All Things Digital, Walter Mossberg has recently spent 2 weeks with the HTC EVO 4G. Mossberg used the HTC EVO 4G in both Baltimore and DC. Most of his review focusses on the 4G capabilities... of the device, as he rightly claims, this is what Sprint are marketing the device around. He does mention the HDMI and the 4.3-inch screen, but doesn’t really comment on their performance or ea...

Sprint and HTC have released the Android 2.1 update for the HTC Hero. Like the update that recently went out for the HTC DROID Eris for Verizon, this Hero firmware update must be downloaded and applied... from a personal computer.

Sprint notes that applying this update will delete your personal data. The following is the official warning:

Important Note: Installing the 2.27.651.5 update will...

Sprint has finally released the Android 2.1 update for its Samsung Moment Android powered smartphone.  We’ve heard no official announcement yet, but the update file is now available on Sprint’s... website.

The update promises the following upgrades:

2.1 Android update (Éclair). Keypad backlight optimization. Bulk Bluetooth contact push. Various Bluetooth fixes. Increased speed and performa...

Yesterday Sprint confirmed to us that the CDMA version of the Nexus One would not become available on its network ever. It was only a little over a week ago that the “coming soon” Verizon... version of the device was removed from Google’s Google.com/phone page, where it sells the versions for T-Mobile USA and AT&T.  The Verizon link on Google’s site now points to the HTC D...

In an interview with CNET, Clearwire’s CEO, Bill Morrow, mentioned that both the upcoming Samsung and HTC 4G smartphones that his company will offer later this year will be Android based. In its... earnings release last week, only the Samsung device was specified as being Android-based. From the CNET interview:

Q: There’s been some talk about a 4G phone for Clearwire’s network...

Clearwire, who are pretty much owned by Sprint, are expecting to release two new 4G ready devices in the future… this year in fact. At least one of which will be running Android. Furthermore,... one of the devices will be manufactured by HTC while the other device will be by Samsung.

The word is that the Samsung device will be “an Android-based 3G/4G/WiFi device optimized for heavy v...

I guess this is both official and a rumor at the same time. Darrin Morton from ozcarguide took a stop by his local Best Buy after the chain-store giant decided to get involved with the HTC Evo 4G.

A... Best Buy rep, from the Geek Squad, had advised that they will be selling the HTC Evo 4G on a $199 Sprint contract plan. He had no further information other than this but we can deduce it must be the 2 year p...

Itching to get your mitts on one of the hot new HTC Evo 4G Android smartphones for Sprint? Do I really have to ask that question?

Then you should head to this page and enter Sprint’s contest. ... You’ll need to write a 150 word (max) essay on something you can do really fast (such as enter a contest, perhaps) and then fill in a few other details to enter.  Entries must be in by May 9th.

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After our recent update that the Samsung Galaxy S appears to be landing with T-Mobile, Forbes is suggesting that the Samsung Galaxy S will actually end up on all four major US carrier this year. These... include AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon. Mark McKechnie, an analyst from Broadpoint.AmTech, believes that the Samsung Galaxy S will hit Verizon “sometime later in the year.”

Mc...