Dialed In Podcast 97: What's a femtocell?

This week on Dialed In, we discuss AT&T's new 3G MicroCell product and check out Sprint's first Google Android phone, the HTC Hero.

You may have heard the term "femtocell" being tossed around lately, but what exactly is it? In this week on Dialed In, we discuss how femtocell products can help to improve your cell phone signal and list some of the devices available on the market today. We also check out the Sprint HTC Hero and a Bluetooth headset from Sound ID that has environmental awareness. Wait, what?

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Bonnie Cha was a former chief correspondent for CNET Crave, covering every kind of tech toy imaginable (with a special obsession for robots and Star Wars-related stuff). When she's not scoping out stories, you can find her checking out live music or surfing in the chilly waters of Northern California.

 

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