As we pack our bags to leave Las Vegas, It's time to reflect on the CTIA that was. After a sleeper of a show last year, 2010 was quite eventful. The show floor was busier, the announcements were bigger, and there was more of a buzz permeating the Las Vegas Convention Center. It can be hard to keep track of it all, so here's a summary of what we saw.
Sprint and HTC grabbed most of the spotlight when they announced their new . The Evo is more than just hype; it's slick and powerful and Sprint has a growing WiMax network (it might , however). Indeed, we liked it so much that we named it the . Yet, Sprint was not alone in pushing 4G; MetroPCS and Samsung for Las Vegas and other markets later this year. Read Maggie Reardon's for a great perspective on how the technology could develop. T-Mobile tried to counter the 4G news by and AT&T execs .
Just like at CES and Mobile World Congress, Android went big at CTIA this year. We saw , , a , and the promising . Oh, and did we mention that the Evo 4G runs Android 2.1? Nice.
LG announced an eco-friendly phone for Sprint, the , and a basic handset for Verizon Wireless, the . Nicole Lee visited LG to handle both phones and she took a closer look at the , the , and both the . AT&T its new at the show. It had the and the . If you're looking for a user-friendly phone for the senior set, try the , and if you like the , see the Kempler & Strauss .
Accessories and service
Last, but not least, there was quite a bit of accessory and service news. Nicole delved into Bluetoothland with the , the , and the . AT&T , HTC for its phones and accessories, and Verizon Wireless said . And from Download.com, Jessica Dolcourt covered Opera's , the new , , , and PayPal's "bump" feature for .
That wraps it up from Sin City. See you next year CTIA, in Orlando.