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Tether on Android

How to turn your Android phone into a hotspot without rooting

Your carrier may frown on using your unlimited data as a hotspot, but there are a number of app-based ways to get your devices online.

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Sprint taps into its spectrum for fast LTE, with room to grow

Sprint is talking up a high-speed service it calls Sprint Spark, which offers current peak speeds of 50-60Mbps and has the potential to top 1GBps.

Verizon and AT&T should face a bigger mobile rival, Sprint CFO says

Sprint's CFO says it's a problem that Sprint and T-Mobile US are so much smaller than the top two carriers.

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One Up vs. the world: How does Sprint's new annual upgrade plan stack up?

Sprint announced a new annual upgrade plan just in time for the new iPhones, and it's one of the best deals around.

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How to upgrade to an iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c

Depending on where you are in your upgrade cycle, getting one of the new iPhones could mean ditching your contract or paying extra money.

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HTC One Blue 2

New 'vivid blue' HTC One comes to Best Buy as an exclusive

The sadder phone will be a Best Buy exclusive through the end of the year.

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Sprint reports $1.6B net loss as it shuts down Nextel platform

Sprint Nextel made a net loss of $1.6 billion for the second quarter, swollen by the cost of shutting down its Nextel wireless network, but the company is more optimistic about future profitability.

Is AT&T, Sprint, or Verizon the largest U.S. mobile phone carrier? It may not matter

Size matters but it's not everything. Analysts say today’s complex mobile industry may need new ways to define success.

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privacy

Church, advocacy groups sue NSA over surveillance

A variety of organizations sues the U.S. National Security Agency over its surveillance program that targets U.S. residents' phone records.