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  • CTIA 2010 Wrap-up: Android, Android, Android

    Bags have been packed, poker chips have been cashed, and planes have been boarded – and with that, the mobile-focused CTIA 2010 convention in Las Vegas has come to a close. Each time an event like this blows through town, tech heads do their best to distract themselves from their hangovers by writing monstrous posts on which platform or technology “won” the show. When it… Read More

  • AT&T to begin 3G MicroCell rollout in mid-April, MicroCell unit to cost $150

    The news out of CTIA just won’t stop. AT&T has just announced their roll out plans for their cell-tower-in-a-box, signal-boostin’ 3G MicroCell service, which they’ve had in testing since September. Not sure what the MicroCell is? Don’t sweat it – it’s a bit of a weird concept. If you’re in an area where signal is spotty, you can pick up one of… Read More

  • Hands-on with the Sprint EVO 4G (with video!)

    We just got back from the Sprint EVO 4G announcement, where ol’ Yeller just happened to have a few devices on hand. I spent a few minutes getting to know the device (far less than I wanted to, trust me) — read on for my first impressions and a quick demo video. Read More

  • The HTC EVO 4G is Sprint's first 4G superphone

    Just like we thought, Sprint has just announced what we were previously calling the HTC Supersonic. The official name however is EVO 4G, and it’s both supersonic and evolutionary. Really: This boy is stacked. Underneath the 480 x 800 4.3-inch TFT LCD is a QSD8650 1GHz Snapdragon CPU, 1GB of storage, and 512MB of RAM. The rest is your standard superphone specs with an affair of… Read More

  • Live from Sprint's Experience4G (HTC Supersonic?) event at CTIA

    We’re live from Sprint’s press announcement at CTIA in Las Vegas, which is scheduled to begin in just a few minutes. What ever might they be announcing? All signs are pointing at the HTC Supersonic, a brand new touchscreen smartphone packing a massive display and support for Sprint’s 4G WiMax network. Follow along with our live notes below, won’t you? Read More

  • Hands on with the Samsung Galaxy S [Updated!]


    We literally just had our hands on with the just announced Samsung Galaxy S — and boy, was it a beauty. Read on for our first impressions. Read More

  • Samsung outs the Galaxy S Android smartphone

    We knew Samsung had something coming today at CTIA. The gigantic banner outside the main hall kind of told us that. So here it is: the Android-powered Galaxy S. There’s a 4-inch Super AMOLED screen up front with an unspecified 1GHz CPU chilling inside. The Android release has been modified and uses Sammy’s ‘Social Hub’ always-on social networking features. Swype, DLNA… Read More

  • CTIA 2010: Sprint announces 7 more cities that will get WiMax by the end of 2010

    Good news, everyone in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Los Angeles, Miami, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City and St. Louis! You’re getting Sprint’s 4G network by the end of 2010! With Sprint expected to debut their first 4G handset at CTIA this week, this news probably couldn’t be timed much better. This brings the total number of cities getting WiMax in 2010 up to 15, with Boston… Read More

  • CTIA 2010: Kyocera Zio brings high-resolution Android goodness without breaking the bank

    Look at you, Kyocera! After essentially shuttering your smartphone division for years, you’ve jumped back in with a bit of a splash. Today at CTIA, the low-to-mid-range handset manufacturer announced the Zio, an Android-powered touchscreen phone. What makes the Zio special isn’t its specs — it’s the price it brings the specs in at. For somewhere between $169 and $220… Read More

  • CTIA banners begin to unfurl; Samsung finally learns to keep the cat in the bag

    Oh, Samsung. For as long as I can remember, your banners have flown on the outer walls of the Las Vegas Convention Center during CTIA. And for as long as I can remember, your banners have given away mammoth chunks of what you were announcing at the show, days before said announcement actually happened. Not this year. Read More

  • BlueAnt launches their text-message-to-speech Android application

    Remember last week, when we mentioned that Bluetooth headset manufacturer BlueAnt would be launching their first Android app at CTIA? The one that would read your incoming text messages aloud over your Bluetooth headset? Well, we just touched down in Vegas for CTIA 2010, and sure enough: they’ve just launched the application. Read More

  • Confirmed: HTC will announce at least one device next week at CTIA

    The stars are all starting to align around the launch of the HTC Supersonic happening at CTIA. If yesterday’s report from the Wall Street Journal wasn’t enough for you, check out this line pulled directly from CTIA press materials: Read More

  • Verizon to launch the HTC Incredible within 2 weeks?

    Oh, HTC Incredible, you just can’t stay off the Internet, can you? We’ve seen you in not one, but two series of spy shots, we’ve seen you leak out in alternative color schemes — hell, we’ve even spotted you roaming around Verizon’s inventory system. We sure are seeing a lot of you — and you know what? We don’t mind one bit. According to the… Read More

  • HTC Supersonic to be announced next week?

    There isn’t much to say about the HTC Supersonic that hasn’t been said already. It’s big (in a 4.3-inch-display sort of way). It’s beautiful. It’s Android-powered, and runs on Sprint’s 4G WiMax network. It’s just not.. you know, official in any way. According to the Wall Street Journal, that’s about to change. Read More

  • BlueAnt to launch a text-message-to-speech Android App next week

    Bluetooth headsets are great for keeping your eyes on the road while you’re driving — until you get a text message. “I wonder who that’s from? I’ll just take a peek!” you think, reaching for your phone… and BAM! Your car’s front end is now playing twister with another car’s rear end. Bluetooth headset manufacturer BlueAnt is looking to cut… Read More