By Humberto Saabedra on September 30, 2012
Sprint rolls out its long-awaited Direct Connect Android app on Google Play, with some extensive initial limitations.
By Humberto Saabedra on August 15, 2012
Sprint and Kyocera announce the Rise Android smartphone, the first sub-$100 Android smartphone with Ice Cream Sandwich
By Humberto Saabedra on July 18, 2012
Boost Mobile announces its first Android smartphone manufactured by Sprint stalwart manufacturer Kyocera in the Hydro
By Humberto Saabedra on January 31, 2012
Sprint has announced the forthcoming launch of the Kyocera DuraPlus DirectConnect phone. The phone is the third in Kyocera’s line of rugged push to talk handsets with an M810G certified bodyshell for resistance to dust, shock, vibration, temperature extremes, humidity, blowing rain and water immersion for up to 30 minutes in up to 1 meter […]
By Humberto Saabedra on September 8, 2011
Sprint has announced the forthcoming launch of two new phones from Kyocera in the Milano and Brio. Both will be launched tomorrow, with the Milano going for $49.99 after new agreement and rebate, while the Brio will be offered for free after the same terms.
By Humberto Saabedra on August 11, 2011
Following its near immediate removal due to reports of the update bricking handsets, Sprint has resumed the Android Gingerbread update rollout for the Kyocera Echo, with the update being conducted during the next few weeks. The update was meant to upgrade the device toÂ AndroidÂ Gingerbread as well as add an Eco Mode app that controls battery […]
By Humberto Saabedra on August 2, 2011
Following the rollout of the Kyocera Echo Android Gingerbread update early yesterday, users that attempted to apply the over the air update found that it bricked devices to the point of non functioning, leading to multiple reports warning against applying the update. Sprint has acknowledged the update issue and has pulled the update with no […]
By Humberto Saabedra on July 29, 2011
According to a slide from the latest internal playbook, Sprint will be rolling out Android Gingerbread for the Kyocera Echo dual screen Android smartphone beginning on Monday. The upfdate will include improvements to power management, security patches, EAS improvements, Swype 3.0, improved text input, new download manager and other fixes.
By Humberto Saabedra on July 25, 2011
Sprint has officially announced its first two second generation Sprint Direct Connect phones in the Kyocera DuraMax and Dura Core clamshells. The phones feature a mil-spec 810G bodyshell and are encased in a rubber “Dura-Grip” guard for increased durability. Additionally, the phones will support Land Mobile Radio (LMR) interoperability for long-range off-network usage, simultaneous data […]
By Humberto Saabedra on March 21, 2011
Making good on its previous statement, Kyocera has opened up its development program for the forthcoming Kyocera Echo dual-screen Android smartphone. The Echo Development program features a dedicated portal where interested developers can download all of the tools necessary to develop applications that take advantage of the smartphoneâ€™s dual displays and simultaneous multi-tasking as well […]