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HTC EVO 4G Coming to Sprint June 4th; Bringing Simultaneous Voice and Data

HTC EVO 4G Coming to Sprint June 4th; Bringing Simultaneous Voice and Data

We could say that this is probably one of the biggest device launches in Sprint's recent memory, but that would probably be considered an understatement. Announced a little over a month and a half ago, the EVO 4G is finally here in all of its official glory, and it has a release date, pricing, and a list of verified features that people all over the place will drool at.

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T-Mobile Clarifies Their HSPA+ Network and the Devices That Take Advantage of it

T-Mobile Clarifies Their HSPA+ Network and the Devices That Take Advantage of it

There seems to be a lot of chatter about 4G today. For good reason, of course. As we get further and further into 2010, wireless carriers are focusing more and more on the fact that 4G is becoming a very, very real feature that people want. Then there's no surprise that we got an email from T-Mobile today, telling us that their HSPA+ network is out there, working, and there's already devices out there that take advantage of it, with more to come.

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Sprint Will Stick to WiMAX for Now but is Still Considering LTE for the Future

Sprint Will Stick to WiMAX for Now but is Still Considering LTE for the Future

Sprint's 4G endeavors are far from secret. They really do enjoy their big lead in the 4G race, and so far they don't look like they're slowing down any time soon. Their decision to go with WiMax may have not made everyone in the United States the happiest, and it may have even confused a few others, but for Sprint it made all the sense in the world. WiMax was a trusted way to get their 4G footprint implanted, and considering they wanted to be the first out the gate with any kind of 4G strength, they had to go with WiMax. But, that's not stopping Dan Hesse from looking to the future, and other technologies.

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The Daily Slash: May 10th 2010

The Daily Slash: May 10th 2010

Welcome to the beginning of the week! Sure enough, right on schedule, here's another edition of the Daily Slash. We're glad you could make it. Hopefully you managed to survive your holiday in tact. Enough to be here, and that's all that matters, really. So, tonight. We've got the Best of R3 first. It looks like the Droid Eris is set to get updated tomorrow, there's a review up, and a regional carrier keeps getting Android. And then in the Dredge 'Net, we hear from Clearwire's CEO about 4G, how Arizona's immigration law is affecting game developers, and Apple's iPhone exclusivity deal gets figured out.

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Clearwire will “keep evolving”, perhaps to LTE support

Clearwire will “keep evolving”, perhaps to LTE support

Only the other day, Clearwire were happily trumpeting their latest WiMAX roll-outs; now there's talk that they may be considering sidling away from the technology altogether.  While their financial results press release talked about Clear-branded Samsung and HTC multi-mode handsets, during the company's investors call CFO Erik E. Prusch dropped hints that Clearwire were considering converting to LTE.

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The Daily Slash: May 5th 2010

The Daily Slash: May 5th 2010

It's the middle of the week again, and here we are with another edition of the Daily Slash. Tonight's is packed full with interesting pieces of information, that we're sure will fill your heart with delight. First up, in the Best of R3, we've got some more tablet news that's not related to Apple, an iPad case review, and some more rumors about the Hero's update to Android 2.1. And then in the Dredge 'Net, we've got Clearwire promising some very interesting things, space tourism for the (rich) every man, and AT&T thinks it doesn't have dropped calls.

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4G WiMAX spreads in preparation for HTC EVO 4G debut

4G WiMAX spreads in preparation for HTC EVO 4G debut

4G is spreading, and Sprint/Clearwire have both announced new WiMAX coverage in Central Pennsylvania.  The extended network - which promises data speeds of 3-6mbps - now covers Harrisburg, Reading, Lancaster and York, and service will be available both from Sprint and Clearwire.  That's good news if you live there and have been eyeing the upcoming Sprint HTC EVO 4G, the WiMAX-toting Android smartphone due later this year.

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The Daily Slash: April 27th 2010

The Daily Slash: April 27th 2010

Does it feel like this week is going by pretty slow to you, too? We could've sworn this was a Wednesday, but thankfully we've got a daily tally, so we figured out the error of our ways pretty quickly. So, welcome to the Tuesday edition of the Daily Slash. Tonight, in the Best of R3 Media, we've got an unknown HTC Android device, Facebook changing up video formats, and a lesser version of the Samsung Galaxy S. And then in the Dredge 'Net, it seems that LTE will have more sustainability than WiMAX, a new PlayStation 3 firmware update to add a nice feature, and then finally the Zune HD gets some new games added to the library, along with a new app.

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The Daily Slash: April 26th 2010

The Daily Slash: April 26th 2010

It's the beginning of another week, and it's already turned into a crazy roller-coaster. That's sure to make the rest of the week just as entertaining, and we're eagerly looking forward to it. As for tonight's edition of the Daily Slash, in the Best of R3 we've got the EVO 4G getting a price, the iPad won't just be sold in Apple Stores come the end of the month, and the HTC Triumph exists. As for the Dredge 'Net, we've got the coolest post-it note dispenser ever, benchmarks for the MacBook Pro Core i7, and finally HTC is getting sued.

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Intel CTL 2go Convertible Classmate NL2 tablet gets official

Intel CTL 2go Convertible Classmate NL2 tablet gets official

Intel have launched their latest Classmate PC design, the CTL 2go Convertible Classmate PC NL2, and to be honest we're wondering why kids get to play with this and we don't.  Based on Intel's Atom N450 1.66GHz processor, paired with 1GB of RAM and a choice of up to 32GB of flash or a 2.5-inch HDD, the NL2 gets a 10.1-inch 1024 x 600 resistive touchscreen, water-resistant keyboard and touchpad, and optional WiMAX, 3G or GPS.

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