Since we can't actively cover every news article that breaks (as much as we would love to), PhoneDog compiles various announcements and press releases that have been published throughout the week and places them in one easy to read article. Enjoy!
(Formerly known as "Weekly News In Review")
Sprint offers $100 service credit for new Pre customers, changes mind
Color me amazed with this one. What seemed to be a great deal for Sprint customers turned out to be a "gotcha" on Sprint's end. In a new offer, the carrier decided to offer a $100 service credit to new Palm Pre buyers. According to the deal, all you had to do was activate a new line with a Palm Pre, and within three months, a $100 credit would be applied to the account. Sprint was quick to issue the following statement: ?After further internal review today, the offer of a port-in service credit of $100 to new customers who buy the Palm Pre has been pulled, because it was put into the system in error.? No comment there. Via BGR
BlackBerry Onyx (Bold) 9700 slips into T-Mobile marketing shot
When an upcoming device begins to land in corporate marketing shots, you know that the launch can't be too far off. The BlackBerry "Onyx" (Bold) 9700 has been spotted in a T-Mobile marketing picture, and BlackBerry fans, it sure looks good. 3G, UMA, and more - the device is going to be a great replacement to the Bold. Via CrackBerry
Sprint launches Samsung M240
Coming in at $19.99 with a two-year agreement, the Samsung M240 sports large keys and Sprint's OneClick user interface. Marketed as a "stylish compact flip" and "web browsing capable," the M240 is a decent entry-level device.