Latest Samsung Instinct Stories

2008-06-20 06:00:03

By Jason Gertzen, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jun. 20--Sprint Nextel on Thursday dodged a potentially crippling blow as federal officials granted more time for a massive project to eliminate interference with public safety radios. The Federal Communications Commission issued an order granting additional months -- and in some cases years -- for Sprint, hundreds of public safety agencies and other radio-wave license holders to complete a multibillion-dollar upgrade initiative. Sprint was...

2008-06-19 09:00:11

By Jason Gertzen, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jun. 19--Sprint Nextel is moving to upstage the masterful marketers at Apple with a cheaper touch screen phone it touts as a rival to the iPhone. Apple CEO Steve Jobs crowed last week that his new iPhones were twice as fast for half the price of the original. One new iPhone model, with 8 gigabytes of memory, will be available for $199 when the new iPhones go on sale in July. The 16-gigabyte model will be priced at $299. These are far below...

2008-06-19 09:00:11

Customers of Sprint (NYSE:S) can soon get mobile access to their corporate email accounts on select non-PDA Sprint phones such as the new Instinct by Samsung. Easy access to Microsoft Exchange Server and IBM Lotus Notes accounts will be available through Sprint Mobile Email Work, as an extension of Sprint Mobile Email's existing access to personal email accounts from popular Web-based providers such as AOL, Gmail, Windows Live and Yahoo! Mail. Sprint Mobile Email Work will allow users of the...

2008-06-19 03:00:04

Sprint Nextel Corp. will be taking on the iPhone with a lower price for its own touch-screen smart phone, the Samsung Instinct. The carrier said Wednesday that the Instinct will cost $129.99 when released on Friday. That compares with $199 for the cheapest model of the new iPhone, which goes on sale July 11 with AT&T Inc. as the carrier. The Instinct shares many features with the new iPhone, including access to a fast wireless data network and a GPS receiver. Sprint was unusually...

2008-06-18 18:00:09

By PETER SVENSSON AP Technology Writer NEW YORK - This is a review of the 3G iPhone. No, not the one Apple announced on Monday. The other one. You know - the one from Sprint and Samsung? Amid the buzz surrounding Apple Inc.'s new iPhone model, coming out July 11, it has been easy to miss the news that Sprint Nextel Corp. is bringing out a phone on June 20 that is the closest thing so far to an iPhone made by someone else. The Samsung Instinct is, like the real iPhone, a slab with a...

2008-06-18 09:00:13

Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced pricing for Instinct, a new wireless device that offers consumers an industry-leading user experience by combining full touch-screen functionality with the fast speeds available on the largest national mobile broadband network. When the device launches on June 20, it will cost just $129.99 with a two-year contract after a $100 mail-in rebate. Customers will be able to purchase Instinct through Sprint retail stores, Web (www.sprint.com) and telesales...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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