Fernando Chavez

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Sprint raising its Unlimited Plan price to $70

Truly unlimited plans are a very rare breed in today’s USA cellphone market. One of the very few carriers still offering unlimited calls, messages and “high speed” data is Sprint. The network also happens to offer one of the best deals at $60 per month, but now we are learning that’s a price that …

What Languages Are the Hardest to Learn?

There's a reason why most American students start with French or Spanish as a second language. These romance languages are somewhat similar to …

Language

Samsung Gear S2 to be carried by all four major U.S. carriers

Samsung’s Gear S2 smartwatch, previously referred to as Project Orbis or the Gear A, has finally been formally announced. Two main models will be released, the Gear S2 and the Gear S2 Classic to allow consumers more choice in what they wear. There will also be cellular models that can make use of …

Long-awaited Samsung Gear S2 is finally here

Samsung has finally unveiled the Gear S2 and details surrounding the smartwatch. It will be available in many countries around the world in the …

5 Habits That Will Attract More Positivity Into Your Life

One year ago, I was at a point in my life when everything seemed negative. I had just lost my job after nearly a decade. I was facing the prospect of a career change in my mid-40s, or doing the same type of work that had been making me miserable for past several years.<p>I'd been neglecting my health …

Happiness

Samsung offering iPhone owners a Galaxy Note 5 to 'Test Drive' for 30 days [update]

<b>Update:</b> Due to "overwhelming" demand, Samsung has run out of Test Drive phones to loan out. The company is now working to have more available for …

Sprint officially kills two-year contracts, no one mourns

Sprint announced in August 2015 that it would kill the contract. No longer would the carrier offer customers two-year contracts when it comes to …

Mobile

Sprint to Drop Two-Year Contracts, Following T-Mobile and Verizon

Sprint is abandoning two-year smartphone contracts -- and the subsidies that make device purchases cheaper.<p>By the end of the year, customers of the No. 4 wireless company will have to pay full price for their phones or spread the payments out by leasing the device. Sprint introduced that plan as an …

Study: Verizon top wireless network, Sprint third

It appears Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure will have something to brag about in his ongoing Twitter feud with T-Mobile CEO John Legere.<p>The wireless carrier maintained a grip on third place among the four wireless carriers, according to National Mobile Network Performance Rankings compiled by RootMetrics. …

Galaxy Note 4 Android 5.1.1 update now available for download

Galaxy Note 4 owners have had to patiently wait for the Android 5.1.1 update to arrive and the wait has finally come to an end for them today, …

Galaxy Note

Sprint's traveling installers come to Boston, Philly and Atlanta

One of the ways that Sprint is hoping to revive its fortunes is with Direct 2 You, a service where door-to-door salespeople set up your phone from inside your home. The offering has added a fair few locations since its launch in April, and now the company is rolling it out to Atlanta, Boston, …

CEOs

Sprint challenges T-Mobile's international plans with 'Open World'

If these carriers were characters fighting game, then Sprint is back with a special move designed to take on one of T-Mobile's. The Now Network is challenging T-Mo's "Mobile without Borders" offering by launching "Open World" -- an add-on that gives subscribers free calls and texts to Canada and …

Sprint debuts four-line, 10GB family plan for $100

Sprint wants more families on its network in a bad way.<p>Announced Wednesday and available July 31, the Sprint Family Share Pack is a limited-time, $100 offer that gives you 10GB of data for up to four lines.<p>For $20 more, the $120 plan quadruples the data allowance from 10GB to 40GB per month.<p>Both of …

Mobile

This Ghostwriter Takes Us Inside Hip-Hop's Secret Society

When Meek Mill accused Drake of enlisting writers to help pen his rhymes this week, the Philly MC left hip-hop fans with more questions than answers. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Considering an Apple Watch? Pebble’s original timepiece might be a better buy for iOS users

Now that all the Apple Watch details are laid out for consumers, there is a big choice to be made for those interested in purchasing a timepiece with smart functionality. The Apple Watch will start at $349, with most of our readers electing for a $400 model, although early adoption levels seem to …

GadgetellSolutions Media

18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

Nexus 6 may have inbound call problem for Sprint customers

It has generally been viewed as a positive development that the Nexus 6 is available on all major U.S. carriers and a simple swap of a SIM card is …

It Pays to Be Emotionally Intelligent

Reading people is a handy skill to have, and according to a new paper in the <i>Journal of Organizational Behavior</i>, if you’re good at discerning other …

Sprint's offering a serious discount on an iPhone 6 for loyal customers

A 16GB iPhone 6 or Samsung Galaxy S5 for just $5 a month and $0 down; normally they're both $20 monthly (that's $360 off over the 2-year course of …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Tech Moves: Sprint shakes up management; Nintex hires Russ Mann; McAfee VP joins IID; and more

<b>— Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure</b> is now making his mark on the leadership team after cutting 2,000 jobs just weeks ago.<p>As part of the high-level shake-up,</b> …

Sprint adds more value to its Family Share Pack Plans

The holidays are coming and it is easily the busiest time for carriers. There are promotional offers to be found everywhere to encourage new lines …

LG’s perfectly round G Watch R arrives at T-Mobile on November 19

LG’s second Android Wear smartwatch, the G Watch R, is ready to go on sale. Revealed at the beginning of September, we’ve finally received news of …

T-Mobile

AT&T and Sprint spill the beans on Nexus 6 pricing

If you've been wondering just how much a Nexus 6 will set you back if you'd rather <i>not</i> pay Google $649 up front, your wait is over. Following early T-Mobile info, both AT&T and Sprint have divulged launch details for Android 5.0 Lollipop's poster child. AT&T's pre-orders start on November 12th, when …

Sprint's Family Share Pack plans get a bit cheaper for the holidays

LG G3 will get Android Lollipop upgrade this coming week

Last year, LG made the flagship Nexus device for Google while Motorola was first out of the gate with the latest Android update for its own phones. This year, the roles have reversed as Moto is responsible for the Nexus 6 and LG has announced itself as the first global smartphone manufacturer to …

Samsung's first TV ad for the Gear S smartwatch gets straight to the facts

Remember those cool commercials from last year promoting the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch as the realization of all of our sci-fi fantasies? Well, …

LG G Watch R arriving at Sprint November 14th

If you're a Sprint customer and looking to pick up the LG G Watch R, you'll be able to do just that next week. LG's latest wearable will be arriving …

Samsung Gear S now landing on US carriers

Samsung’s Tizen-powered Gear S smartwatch is now hitting US carriers with pricing for both the watch and the plans revealed. The Gear S is Samsung’s …

Former Google exec Nikesh Arora joins Sprint's board

Sprint announced that former Google executive Nikesh Arora has joined the company's board of directors. In addition to having served as an executive …

Sprint will lease you a Samsung Galaxy S5 for $20 a month

Right now Sprint already offers contract-plans, the ability to buy outright and an “easy pay” installment plan, but for those looking for more options — you can now add leasing to the list. Well, at least if you want a Samsung Galaxy S5.<p>Sprint’s new lease program for the S5 or S5 Sport lets you …