The merchants listed in Dealerscope’s registry of the Top 101 CE retailers in the United States and Canada sold $227.7 billion in consumer electronics in 2014, a modest 3.35 percent increase over the $220.32 billion earned the previous year. Relatively static sales, however, are not indicative of a static marketplace.
Sprint has announced that it will begin offering the LG G Flex 2 on March 13th. People with their hearts set on this curved poster child will be able to place a pre-order starting tomorrow, February 20th. The phone will go for twenty-four payments of $12 or $504 altogether, and it will be available in Platinum Silver or Volcano Red (a Sprint exclusive).
RadioShack, the 94-year-old consumer electronic store company, today officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Today saw updates to Android 5.0 Lollipop for both the Sprint HTC One M7 and Samsung Galaxy S5, but other phones in Sprint's stable are set to get their own Material Design updates in the near future. Namely, the HTC One M8 is scheduled for February 13th, while the LG G3 is penciled in for February 16th.
Google is planning to sell wireless phone service directly to consumers using the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile, according to reports published Wednesday.