How much does Sprint have invested in the iPhone? How about everything. They’ve officially signed on the dotted line that requires them to purchase $20 billion worth of iPhones, which amounts to about $30.5 million individual units. That’s an incredibly risky deal for a company that only has 27 million subscribers. Is the iPhone popular enough to win over the majority of their user base? Will their new perks, including an unlimited data plan, steal AT&T and Verizon iPhone users? This will be the deal that saves Sprint or breaks it. Grab some popcorn.
Pinterest is an invite-only, beta social network that currently has 1.5 million users, so it’s doing something right. It bills itself as a “virtual pinboard”, letting you post and collect images in any way you choose, whether it be professionally or personally. It looks ready to explode into something big, so make sure you jump on now so you can say you were there before everyone else!
Japan is beating us, guys. They have not one, but two smartphone-exclusive television stations, the latest of which is called Nottv. What places this new arrival above the competition? You can post and share responses to what you’re watching with other viewers. Hey, Obama, forget about the economy. Use that executive power of yours to bring smartphone television to these shores!