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FreedomPop Now Offering Absolutely Free Phone Service

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FreedomPop is certainly going to create problems for traditional carriers with its first full-featured free mobile service.

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Free Home Internet from FreedomPop Officially Launches

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There are a couple of pretty huge differences, though. First, instead of the tiny Photon 4G, you'll need to invest in the $89 Hub Burst, a unit that combines a router and modem in one. It plugs into the wall like how most routers would, but you don't need to run a cable into it.

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FreedomPop Photon 4G Mobile Hotspot Review

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The kicker here is that I don't have to pay a dime; FreedomPop gives out 4G wireless Internet for free, including providing you with a mobile hotspot. To give them a try, I ordered the FreedomPop Photon 4G mobile hotspot and here are my impressions.

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Sprint to Kill WiMAX in Favor of 4G LTE

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Right around that same time frame, Sprint will start rolling out its 4G LTE coverage. The deployment will start around the middle of next year and will be "largely completed" by 2013.

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Samsung Nexus S 4G Offers Pure Google Experience to Sprint

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The official Google phone is now rocking some 4G connectivity... depending on your exact definition of what it means to have 4G. The Google Nexus S has been available since December of last year, but the American version only played friendly with T-Mobile's bands. That's changed, since Sprint has picked up its own version in the form of the Samsung Nexus S 4G.

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Sprint to unveil CDMA iPad with WiMAX on February 7?

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Yes, I am absolutely getting a little ahead of myself here and you should most certainly take my personal conjecture with a huge bucket of salt. Even so, Sprint has really put out an announcement that they'll be hosting an event on February 7, offering "yet another industry first."

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Expect dual-core smartphones and tablets from Samsung at Mobile World Congress 2011

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With CES ending Samsung seems to be packing up and getting ready for the next big event: Mobile World Congress 2011 in Barcelona Spain.

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Enspert Identity tablets with Android, WiMAX, affordability

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Just because you want to join in on the all the tablet fun doesn't mean you need to break the bank. I've never heard of Enspert before, but the company's new line of Android tablets just might catch your eye.

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First look at Sprint 3G/4G MiFi 4082 from Novatel

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Having a mobile hotspot is pretty useful when you're traveling across the country with your laptop (and iPad) in tow. Having a mobile hotspot capable of latching onto the 4G WiMAX network from Sprint is even better, and that seems to be happening with the Novatel-sourced Sprint 3G/4G MiFi 4082 pictured here.

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HTC EVO Shift 4G for Sprint gets slide-out QWERTY keyboard

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Maybe you're digging the higher speeds afforded by Sprint's WiMAX network. Maybe you want to get ino on the action with a QWERTY-equipped smartphone and the Samsung Epic 4G isn't exactly your cup of tea. If that's the case, it looks like you'll soon be in luck with the HTC EVO Shift 4G.

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Sprint 4G tablet being placed for 2011

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The idea from Sprint, it seems, is to start luring "traveling enterprise users away from notebooks." By tempting them with tablets, Sprint has another way to cash in on their wireless data needs. In reference to tablets, Sprint president of business markets group Paget Alves did say that he couldn't "think of anything that's moved this quickly."

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Sprint 4G WiMAX goes live in five more major markets

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Are you rocking one of those cool Samsung Epic 4G smartphones with hardly any 4G coverage in sight? If you happen to be among the five new markets announced today, that has now changed. Sprint has rolled out its WiMAX network to Los Angeles, Miami, Washington DC, Cleveland, and Columbus. Go ahead. Enjoy the faster speeds.

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First LTE smartphone from HTC scheduled for 2011 release

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We have a couple of juicy tidbits for all the HTC smartphone enthusiasts in the audience. First, HTC has indeed confirmed that it has an LTE smartphone in the works, but it seems that this device will be slightly delayed in its launch. For now, the timetable is calling for a launch "some time in 2011."

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Clearwire iSpot enables WiMax hotspots from an iPhone, iPod and iPad

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This handy little MiFi-esque device can latch onto that super speedy 4G WiMAX network (if your area has it) and translate that connection into a Wi-Fi hotspot for up to eight devices for 4-5 hours. In effect, you can have an iPhone 4G and not just an iPhone 4, so to speak.

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Sprint 4G goes into Overdrive

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So, you're on a Spring Break trip, perhaps with the iPad you managed to snag or your tried, true, trusty netbook, but you can't seem to find a Wi-Fi hotspot anywhere. You're desperately looking for a place to connect but there's nothing there. Sprint and Sierra Wireless have you covered, literally.One of the newest devices to hit the shelves is the Overdrive 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot by Sierra Wireless. Made available through Sprint, this credit card-sized device takes 3G and 4G connections and converts them into a usable Wi-Fi hotspot for up to five Wi-Fi supported gadgets.

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