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AT&T Announces HTC Freestyle Brew MP Phone

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One of the more overlooked announcement at AT&T’s CES event this morning was the HTC Freestyle, a lower-end feature phone running Brew MP. Although it’s not technically a smartphone, it runs Sense and AT&T is aiming to provide apps for the platform. Whatever it takes to get ‘em using data, right AT&T? The Freestyle has…

HTC Inspire 4G Announced for AT&T, Runs Android

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The HTC Inspire 4G has been announced at AT&T’s CES event today, running Android with the usual Sense customizations, though HTC’s CEO remained sketchy about hard specs. The Inspire 4G includes a new feature called Fastboot which turns the phone on in a mere second or two. It also brings for the first time to…

Nuance Launches Android Keyboard with Gestures and Audio

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Nuance, a big name in voice recognition, has launched a custom keyboard for Android called FlexT9, which comes with four different modes of input. First, it has the traditional tap-to-type keyboard that we’re all pretty familiar with. Secondly, it has a distinctly Swype-esque gesture-based input where you trace lines between the keys you want to…

LG Announces M2M LTE Chipsets for Verizon

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At CES today, LG announced two LTE products that work on Verizon’s new 4G network. The WM300 and L2000 aren’t broadband dongles, but rather chipsets that work for machine-to-machine connectivity. That means these modules will mostly be used for fixed enterprise assets that require high-speed wireless connectivity. Any businesses that have been really hurting for…

T-Mobile swings for fences with HSPA+

The nation’s fourth-largest carrier may have dragged its feet with 3G in the past but it is trying to make up for it. T-Mobile said it plans to cover 185 million people in its HSPA+ network, and it says this will be better and faster than 4G networks. This super fast data network is already…

BlackBerry 8910 Accidentally Shown at CES

Not that you haven’t seen it before, but the BlackBerry 8910 Curve (a.k.a Atlas, Dakota) made an unexpected appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show a few weeks back at the Case-Mate booth. Youch. There’s nothing really new to report aside from the picture – I would have been curious to see the device itself running…

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