Running Firefox OS mobile software, the Geeksphone Peak+ offers a memory upgrade and truly open Web-based platform, untethered from iOS and Android.
Firm launches paid "Unlimited Everything" plan, adds LTE phones to offerings to mark its move to Sprint's LTE network.
The bill was designed to curb NSA surveillance. But many groups withdrew their support after it was "watered down."
FreedomPop will allow customers to use the iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, or iPhone 5 on its network for free.
The new $189 "Privacy Phone" comes with VPN, 128-bit encryption, and other tricks aimed at keeping you safe and anonymous.
Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt says he's wary that Russia is on a path toward Internet filtering like that in China.
In addition to the high-speed hot spot, you get free monthly data, a 2GB bonus, and one year of Premier service.
The free mobile phone service includes 500MB of data, 500 text messages, and 200 voice minutes every month.
The Freedom Spot MiFi 5580 hotspot is the company's first LTE device, but it plans to launch more devices and smartphones via Sprint's LTE network later this year.
In an interview with Charlie Rose, the president maintains that the top-secret NSA spying programs were within the bounds of the law and were intended to protect U.S. citizens.