Worries about EVO, wonders of Sprint service

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So, today I have noticed a small “bulge” on my EVO, right where the volume buttons are. Seems that the side of the case at that point is either ungluing itself or something inside of the phone expanded beyond the accommodation of the chassis.
Or I could be just one of those hypochondriacs that always finds all possible problems/worries/illnesses whether they are present or not (including prenatal fever in males). So, I guess I will monitor it for a few more days before deciding if it warrants trip to the local Sprint store.
Which I already visited, as a test, and so far I’ve been impressed. Swift and accurate responses, polite personnel, overall pleasant experience.
Add to that a few other wonders of Sprint service:
1. As coverage at the office is way-way poor (building management is still fighting with some company that’s supposed to install repeaters) I expected complete inability to place and receive calls at my desk. At least with AT&T it was that way, as phone would continuously flip between 1 to 2 bars, periodically switching from 3G to 2G. Here EVO shows 0 to 1 bars, but still has Sprint badge on the screen. And most surprising — I can call people and I receive calls. And everything sounds great. I was shocked, as I’m used to the idea that less than 2 bars of signal means no voice calls.
2. Sprint knows how to send SMS to landlines. I discovered it by accident — as phone sucked in all possible contacts, most people I call/text suddenly sprouted extra phone numbers, including landline ones. Given that I almost never remember the actual numbers (that’s why cellphone has an address book), I wasn’t sure which one of two similar numbers were actually “home” and which were “mobile”, so I poked whichever one happened to catch my eye, thinking “well, what’s the worst that could happen? System will complain that the number is not a cell number and that’s it”. Well, no. I immediately got back SMS informing that I have sent a message to the land line. Then a few minutes later that message couldn’t be delivered because nobody picked up the phone (person was away).
That was a surprise. Later I tried the same trick with my home number, and it worked. Robot called my home phone, announced that this was a message from Sprint customer, asked to press 1 to hear it, read it (have you ever tried to send foreign language SMS phonetically-spelled in English? Hilarious), and even offered to respond. And best of all? There’s no extra charge for it.
Here’s the page with explanation of Text 2 Landline.
So far pleasant surprises…

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