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AT&T’s HTC Inspire 4G leaks with Verizon HTC Thunderbolt

AT&T’s HTC Inspire 4G leaks with Verizon HTC Thunderbolt

AT&T's first 4G-branded smartphone has leaked, though the carrier is believed to be following in T-Mobile USA's footsteps and labelling its HSPA+ network as 4G. The HTC Inspire 4G was spotted in an advert in Rolling Stone magazine by Android Central, alongside the also unannounced HTC Thunderbolt LTE smartphone for Verizon.

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T-Mobile to Unveil 4G Plans at CES 2011

T-Mobile to Unveil 4G Plans at CES 2011

4G is going to be a hot ticket at CES 2011, no doubt about that. With HTC confirming that they'll be showing off an 4G LTE-based handset on January 6th, it's T-Mobile's turn to announce that they've got plenty of 4G related news ready to go for the big show. While they'll be taking some time to talk about overall speeds, they'll also be sure to talk about what everyone else wants to hear: devices.

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T-Mobile HSPA+ 4G mobile hotspot due Feb 2011

T-Mobile HSPA+ 4G mobile hotspot due Feb 2011

T-Mobile USA is readying its first mobile hotspot, and the debut device will apparently support the high-speed HSPA+ 4G service offered by the network. One of two MiFi-style devices for the first half of 2011, the first model - codenamed "Lil Wayne" - is expected to arrive in February 2011 according to TmoNews' sources and support up to 21Mbps downloads.

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T-Mobile eye Long Term HSPA Evolution for 650Mbps 4G networks

T-Mobile eye Long Term HSPA Evolution for 650Mbps 4G networks

T-Mobile USA may have thrown in with HSPA+ as their push for next-gen mobile networks, but that doesn't mean they'll always be trailing Verizon's LTE. The carrier has just announced a partnership with Nokia Siemens Networks to drive Long Term HSPA Evolution (LTHE), a development of HSPA with theoretical peak data rates in excess of 650 Mbps.

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LG VL600 LTE Modem hands-on and unboxing

LG VL600 LTE Modem hands-on and unboxing

There are arguments as to whether Verizon's LTE network - as with Sprint and T-Mobile's - is true 4G. Having been trying one of the carrier's first 4G USB modems today, that discussion hardly seems relevant: this is undoubtedly the fastest mobile broadband experience we've had in the US to date. After the cut, first impressions and speed tests galore.

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Bell DC HSPA+ network launches Nov 23: up to 42Mbps with Novatel Ovation MC547 modem

Bell DC HSPA+ network launches Nov 23: up to 42Mbps with Novatel Ovation MC547 modem

HSPA+ is all well and good, but Bell Mobility and Novatel Wireless are more interested in what speeds you can manage if you pair a couple of cells together. Together they've announced the Ovation MC547 USB modem for Bell Mobility's freshly unveiled Dual-Cell HSPA+ (DC HSPA+) network, which will be theoretically capable of up to 42 Mbps downloads and 11 Mbps uploads.

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myTouch 4G Review

myTouch 4G Review

T-Mobile took on Sprint's HTC EVO 4G in recent months with a 4G phone of their own, the QWERTY-toting G2, and taking advantage of the carrier's spreading HSPA+ network. Now comes the second part of that attack, the T-Mobile myTouch 4G, a full touchscreen candybar with a 1GHz CPU and twin cameras for photography and video calls. Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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The Daily Slash: November 3 2010

The Daily Slash: November 3 2010

Release dates in front of release dates, release dates in back of and on top of release dates, so many release dates you wont know what to do with yourself. So many phones, so many devices, one gigantic WAR and a review of the fabulous T-Mobile G2. And that's just the start, oh my goodness, that's just on Android Community and SlashPhone! There's another whole batch of strange and excellent releases on SlashGear plus an odd event at Facebook headquarters with coupons, us sitting up front, and an excited yet slightly aggravated Mark Zuckerberg.

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$200 myTouch 4G up for sale at T-Mobile

$200 myTouch 4G up for sale at T-Mobile

The HSPA+ capable T-Mobile myTouch 4G has gone on sale in the US, priced at $199.99 with a new contract.  Four color versions are on offer - black, white, red or plum - with the contract-free handset coming in at $449.99.

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myTouch 4G hands-on

myTouch 4G hands-on

T-Mobile USA has just made the myTouch 4G official, their latest Android smartphone and another new device to take advantage of the carrier's high-speed HSPA+ network, and we're at the NYC launch event. Made by HTC, the 3.8-inch 4G smartphone slots in-between the more typical 3.7-inch and 4.3-inch devices from the company; check out our first impressions after the cut.

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Huawei IDEOS X6 smartphone: 4.1″, HDMI and HSPA+

Huawei IDEOS X6 smartphone: 4.1″, HDMI and HSPA+

Who says Motorola and HTC should have all the big-screen Android fun?  Huawei aren't especially known for their alluring smartphones, but the new IDEOS X6 could change all that.  Packing a 4.1-inch WVGA touchscreen, 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and HDMI output, the IDEOS X6 runs Android 2.2 Froyo and, if they can manage to bring it over to Europe or North America, deserves some attention.

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AT&T USBConnect modems refreshed: HSPA+ and pre-pay options

AT&T USBConnect modems refreshed: HSPA+ and pre-pay options

AT&T has outed its latest range of USB modems, and while the carrier doesn't actually have an active HSPA+ network at the moment, two out of the three new models will support the high-speed connectivity when service goes live in early 2011.  The AT&T USBConnect Shockwave and USBConnect Adrenaline each offer HSPA+, while the AT&T USBConnect 900 lacks the higher-speed support but will be sold contract-free.

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