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Jay-Z’s New Album 4:44 to Be Released Exclusively Through Tidal

Jay-Z’s New Album 4:44 to Be Released Exclusively Through Tidal

Jay-Z is set to release a new album later this month.  This will be his first album since Magna Carta Holy Grail in 2013.  Which seems like a long time for an artist to go without an album.  But this is Jay-Z and he has a ton of other projects on the go.  Including:  launching a venture capital fund to invest in start-ups, producing films and documentary series, and sold part of Tidal to Sprint.  In addition, Jay-Z released a song last year titled “Spiritual” which was in response to police brutality.  He’s also appeared on several tracks in the last few months.  Not to mention the recent addition to his family.  I don’t want to downplay all that he’s done over the last couple of years, but I do want to focus on his new album.

First of all, the album is set to be released on June 30.  What’s interesting about this is that the album will be exclusively released through Tidal.  Why?  Well, with Jay-Z as the owner of the company, it kind of makes sense, doesn’t it?  But this isn’t a new concept for Jay-Z.  In 2013, his album was released to one million Galaxy owners as part of a deal with Samsung.  What is even more interesting is that this release will be a first for his new partner Sprint.  Sprint acquired 33% of Tidal earlier this year.

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All of this is really interesting, yes, but let’s talk about the album itself.  … Read the rest

Sprint offers 30-day “You’ll Love Our Network” Guarantee

Sprint offers 30-day “You’ll Love Our Network” Guarantee

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Sprint has lost countless customers to T-Mobile in the last few years. One of the last companies with unlimited data it hopes you will come to it and stay. Turns out Sprint more than hopes, it guarantees it. Well sort of. Sprint offers 30-day “You’ll Love Our Network” Guarantee wish pretty much assumes you will love them. That is right Sprint is so sure you’ll love their network that it will refund you the cost of the smartphone and service if you’re not completely satisfied.

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Sounds to me like they are asking for trouble but that do I know. I’ve only been customer for years who only remains for the unlimited data not the horrible service and spotty coverage. Act fast people the guarantee is only available for a limited time only. The guarantee is only for new customer accounts, eligible businesses who activate a line or current customer that add a new line of service. On top of giving you your money back Sprint will also give $650 to cover the cost of switching for a competitor network. Well ok, then. Is this desperation or genius?

 

Sprint offering a free year of Amazon Prime

Sprint offering a free year of Amazon Prime

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Right now through the end of November, Sprint is giving away a Amazon Prime membership. What’s the catch? You only get that wonderful perk if you purchase a qualifying Samsung smartphone such as a Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+ or Galaxy Note 5. Surprisingly the promotion is good for existing as well as new Sprint subscribers. The promotion is not just for those folks getting a two-year contract either.

Sprint Offers iPhone 6s For $1/Month

Sprint Offers iPhone 6s For $1/Month

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Beginning Friday morning in Sprint stores, Sprint will offer the iPhone 6s 16GB for $1/month and the iPhone 6s Plus for $5/month

 This new offer is crazy. Why don’t airlines have these price wars anymore? Keep in mind this is a lease and you don’t actually own the phone. Just like when you lease a car, you don’t actually own it. You are just renting it for awhile. That said, it is hard to turn down a new iPhone for just a buck a month. To get this deal you have to join Sprint’s iPhone Forever program. You have to trade in your old smartphone or be upgrade-eligible if you’re a current Sprint customer. The old deal was $15 a month.
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Higher memory configurations of the iPhone 6s are $5.77/month for the 64GB and $10.53 for the 128GB. For the 6s Plus, higher memory configurations cost $9.77/month for the 64GB and $14.53 for the 128GB. Which are both very good deals if you want to lease your phone and plan on staying with Sprint for the next few years.

“Once again it is clear that the best place to get the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus is Sprint. New and existing customers who trade in their current iPhone 6 can now get a device for only $1/month, making it the best way to get the iPhone – and a yearly upgrade is included in this charge. We are certain that more people will continue to switch to Sprint because of the great service and value we offer.” ~Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure

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How to Pre-order Apple’s new iPhone 6s & iPhone 6s Plus

How to Pre-order Apple’s new iPhone 6s & iPhone 6s Plus

Sprint’s new iPhone 6s upgrade plan is the cheapest. You trade your smartphones and get a new iPhone 6s for just $15 per month.

Only a few hours left until the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus pre-order. How to get it is going to take some work. Are you going to get it online or the store? You can’t have the phone in your hands until September 25 but until then you’ll be able to pre-order it at 12:01 a.m. PT / 3:01 a.m. ET this Saturday, September 12. Here are all the ways you can place a reservation. You can pre-check your eligibility right on Apple’s company’s website. It then stores this information for pre-ordering time. Do you want the iPhone mailed to you or fight the crowd in the morning. The fastest way to order online is to use the The Apple Store app.

With the Apple Store App there is no stalling. I would avoid using the website. This is the best method because it is fast, easy to use and you can even use Apple Pay. Ironically you will be using your old iPhone to buy your new iPhone.  If you don’t already have the app. You can download it now. However if you no choice but to use the website make sure you have the order page up and ready to go. You can review all the carrier financing options and Apple’s iPhone Upgrade Plan via the Apple website.… Read the rest

T-Mobile Leaps Over Sprint To Become The #3 US Carrier

T-Mobile Leaps Over Sprint To Become The #3 US Carrier

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T-Mobile has been on a roll for a long time. CEO John Legere said it would take over Sprint and now it has. T-Mobile Leaps Over Sprint To Become The #3 US Carrier. The wireless un-carrier has done this in terms of the number of its customers. Now that T-Mobile is the third biggest wireless carrier in the US what are they going to do to move up to 2nd? CEO Legere didn’t let us know at T-Mobile’s quarterly conference call to analysts but we are sure they have something in mind. T-Mobile added 2.1 million new customers in the quarter and added 8.3 million new customers for the entire year. According to Legere, Sprint’s customer base has stayed the same for the past two years with 55 million customers, while T-Mobile has experienced a massive amount of customer growth. He also said that Sprint is cooking the books by using some inactive MVNO customers when reporting on its customer base. T-Mobile’s lead over Sprint should become clearer by the next quarter or two.

T-Mobile had 33 million customers. We merged with MetroPCS and went to 42 million customers and we’ve since added 13 million customers to get up to, guess what, 55 million customers. ~  CEO of T-Mobile

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The Cellphone Unlocking Bill is Freedom to Jailbreak

The Cellphone Unlocking Bill is Freedom to Jailbreak

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Freedom to Jailbreak you iPhone is on its way. Unlocking your in the states was not totally legal even though we all did it. Some jailbreak for new tweaks but many more jailbreak so they can move their devices to a new phone carrier. Before T-Mobile worked out a deal with Apple, jailbreaking was the only way to an iPhone on the service. Soon you wont have to worry about the long arm of the law stopping you from enjoying the device you paid for on another provider. The cellphone unlocking bill made it through the House. President Barack Obama is sure to sign it to law soon as it hits his desk. said he’s looking forward to signing it into law.

This is something that Americans have been asking for and I am pleased that we were able to work together to ensure the swift passage of legislation restoring the exemption that allowed consumers to unlock their cell phones. ~Bob Goodlatte House Judiciary Committee Chairman

The Library of Congress Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) gave phone owners an exemption to unlock their phones in 2006 but changed their minds in 2013. Right now if you want to unlock your phone you have to jump through some very serious hoops. Not to mention that unlocking a a phone without a carrier’s help could get you in trouble, and even jail, under current law. Last December, the major carriers and the FCC agreed to make life easier for phone subscribers to unlock their handsets.… Read the rest