Nintendo Posts Earnings, Brings 3DS Down To $169 Instead Of $249


So if you’ve been waiting to get your hands on a 3DS but didn’t have the cash to do it (or just thought it wasn’t worth it, like I did), then you have another reason to buy it: it will cost $169 —
starting on August 12th. Also, for gamers who already got a 3DS, Nintendo is giving you a little gift: 10 free NES virtual console games on September 1st, plus 10 more Game Boy Advance virtual console games — the latter of which will be available later this year. Via: Nintendo Q1 Earnings

Sprint Will Be Moving From WiMAX To LTE Using LightSquared


Looks like another network will see the light with its 4G services and move to the true version of the technology: LTE, or Long Term Evolution. Part of the deal Sprint has made with LightSquared is $9 billion over 15 years to deploy a 4G LTE network compatible with smartphones, tablets, and the like. Sprint and LightSquared aim to cover 260 million Americans with the new 4G LTE service by 2015, and better yet for Sprint, they will be given $4.5 billion in credits towards the LTE and satellite service. Full press release after the break.

myTouch 4G Slide Review: Great Android Slider, “4G” HSPA+ Not A Marvel

T-Mobile will be releasing the myTouch 4G Slide as of publish tomorrow. It has the specs of a champion smartphone: a 1.2GHz dual-core Tegra 2 processor, 8 megapixel camera (which is wide-angled, has rapid fire shooting, HDR, low-light shooting, and finally a wide-aperture lens capable of f2.2), VGA front-facing camera, 3.7-inch Super LCD display, and finally an amazing slide-out QWERTY keyboard. It is also incredibly cool-looking, and despite not being the slimmest QWERTY smartphone on the market, it still is the perfect size. Check out the review after the break; you know you want to!

LG Thrill 4G/HSPA+ Launching For $99 In The Coming Weeks


The LG Thrill 4G will launch in the coming weeks, and for the specs, is worth every penny of the $99 it will cost on a 2-year agreement with AT&T, using their HSPA/4G network with enhanced-backhaul. Oh, and the specs: a dual-core Texas Instruments 1GHz processor, 4.3-inch glasses-free 3D TFT LCD screen at 800X480 pixels, Android 2.2 with the LG skin (upgradeable to Android 2.3 by the end of the year), 512MB RAM, 8GB of internal storage (microSD card support up to 32GB), dual 5 megapixel cameras for recording in 1080p HD in 2D and 720pHD in 3D. There’s also a front-facing VGA camera for video chats and the common FM radio/GPS/WiFi/HDMI-out/DLNA and more. Via: AT&T