According to one developer, an antiquated password policy on Virgin Mobile USA's website makes it far too easy for malicious individuals to hack into users' accounts.
The Kyocera Rise Android 4.0 smartphone is available at Virgin Mobile starting today for $99.99.
Virgin Mobile will begin offering the Galaxy Reverb, which we caught a glimpse of last month. Details are still thin, but the rumored specs included a 4-inch WVGA display, a 1.4GHz MSM8655 processor, 756MB of RAM, and both a front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera and a rear-facing 5-megapixel camera.
New data from NPD shows that while sales of smartphones on traditional postpaid plans were flat year-over-year, sales of prepaid phones increased 91 percent. Taken cumulatively, the huge growth in prepaid pushed total smartphone sales growth to 9 percent year over year.
Virgin Mobile has just announced it will launch its first "4G" phone, the HTC Evo V 4G for $299.99 on May 31st. The Evo V 4G will run on Sprint's WiMax network and Virgin Mobile will offer a $35 plan with unlimited data and messaging to go along with its new smartphone.