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Sprint admit to accidentally tripling HTC EVO 4G sales figures

Sprint admit to accidentally tripling HTC EVO 4G sales figures

Looks like someone at Sprint needs to re-oil their abacus, as the carrier has admitted to "accidentally" over-estimating their launch day sales figures for the HTC EVO 4G.  Sprint originally claimed to have sold "three times the number of Samsung Instinct and Palm Pre devices sold over their first three days on the market combined"; now, they're saying EVO 4G sales were "in line with the number of Samsung Instinct and Palm Pre devices sold over their first three days on the market combined."

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Clearwire’s Thoughts on Unlimited Data Plans and Tiered Pricing

Clearwire’s Thoughts on Unlimited Data Plans and Tiered Pricing

As we move into the fourth generation of mobile data speeds, and we welcome with open arms the sights of WiMAX and LTE, there's some harsh realities that we need to face when it comes to the wireless carriers that provide us with these faster speeds. Clearwire, the largest provider of 4G in the United States, has some room to talk when it comes to the fourth generation technology, and we imagine that when they do, people should listen. We were lucky enough to get a comment about unlimited data plans and tiered pricing dropped into our inbox from Clearwire, and we felt like it was important enough to share with you. Check it out after the break.

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Yota is first to transition from WiMax to LTE

Yota is first to transition from WiMax to LTE

Not too long ago we started to hear that Clear Wire and Sprint were making movies that gave them more flexilbity. Part of the flexibility was making it easier for the companies to move from WiMax to LTE for 4G coverage if they desire. WiMax is still the most widely used 4G service around the world and there are a number of 4G networks in use in cities across the globe as the image below shows.

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HTC EVO 4G Review

HTC EVO 4G Review

Long anticipated, hugely specified and just plain huge: there's a lot to like about the HTC EVO 4G. The first WiMAX phone in the US brings with it the promise of DSL-like mobile data access along with the flexibility of Google's Android OS, complete with HTC's now-legendary hardware quality and flexible Sense UI. On the flip side it's nowhere near cheap and WiMAX coverage is marginal. Is this new superphone faster than a speeding bullet, or is that just how quickly it drains its battery? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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HTC EVO 4G first-impressions [unboxing video]

HTC EVO 4G first-impressions [unboxing video]

The HTC EVO 4G has landed, and considering it's one of the most eagerly anticipated Android smartphones of the year, it has a lot to live up to.  Packing a 4.3-inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen, like its HTC HD2 cousin, together with Android 2.1 with HTC Sense, an 8-megapixel camera with dual LED flash, both 3G EVDO Rev.A and WiMAX, and 720p HD video recording with an HDMI port, even the spec sheet is enough to prompt uncontrollable drooling.  First-impressions count with a smartphone like this, so check out our unboxing and hands-on feedback after the cut.

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