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Phil Nickinson

Phil is the father of two beautiful girls and is the Dad behind Modern Dad. Before that he spent seven years at the helm of Android Central. Before that he spent a decade in a newsroom of a two-time Pulitzer Prize-finalist newspaper. Before that — well, we don't talk much about those days. Subscribe to the Modern Dad newsletter!

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It's true: Sprint shakes up its pricing plans; call any phone on any carrier for free

It's true: Sprint shakes up its pricing plans; call any phone on any carrier for free

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Sure enough, folks, the major change in Sprint plans we just alluded to came through this morning. You now can call any mobile phone, on any carrier, without burning your minutes.That gives Sprint some of the hottest phones around — starting with the Touch Pro 2, natch, and including the Palm Pre and Android-powered HTC Hero — paired with data plans that are tough to beat. Let's hope...

Sprint Launching 'Any Mobile' Today: Unlimited calls to any mobile phone, on any carrier?

Sprint Launching 'Any Mobile' Today: Unlimited calls to any mobile phone, on any carrier?

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We're getting late breaking news here at WMExperts that Sprint is poised to launch a "revolution" today (Thursday) for their Sprint Premier, Sprint Everything Data and select business plans.So what is ‘Sprint Any Mobile’?Reportedly, Sprint is going to allow you to call any domestic mobile number, regardless of carrier, any time for free.  Now most Sprint customers already have the free...

WinMo 6.5 upgrade to be available Oct. 6 for HTC Touch Pro 2, Touch Diamond 2, Snap

WinMo 6.5 upgrade to be available Oct. 6 for HTC Touch Pro 2, Touch Diamond 2, Snap

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That the HTC Touch Pro 2 and Touch Diamond 2 will be upgraded to Windows Mobile 6.5 isn't really news. HTC CEO Peter Chou spilled the beans on that one before WinMo 6.5 was even announced. But we are learning that the Snap also will be graced with the upgrade, and HTC will make the upgrades available for all three phones on the Oct. 6 Super Duper Windows Mobile 6.5 launch day.That said...