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Sights from CTIA Fall 2010

CNET takes you inside the fall CTIA show in San Francisco.

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Kent was a senior managing editor at CNET News. A veteran of CNET since 2003, he reviewed the first iPhone and worked in both the London and San Francisco offices. When not working, he's planning his next vacation, walking his dog or watching planes land at the airport (yes, really).
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Welcome to CTIA

CTIA visits San Francisco's Moscone Convention Center for the last time. The show ran for three days from October 6 to 8.
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All about Android

With a dozen new phones introduced at the show, Android was a big theme at CTIA. And Motorola had one of the biggest presences of all.
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On the show floor

The actual show floor was fairly small and crowded. AT&T had a prime booth spot just at the entrance.
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More about 4G

Verizon President and COO Lowell McAdam speaks at the opening day keynote about the carrier's 4G LTE plans.
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A car phone show?

At the last CTIA keynote Derrick Kuzak, Ford's vice president of global product development, talked about his company's new in-car wireless solutions.
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Hello, Samsung

Per its usual custom, Samsung had one of the biggest and most active booths at the show.
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Tablet time

And the company's new Galaxy Tab was a big draw.
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More from Moto

In its booth, Motorola showed off its new phones like the Flipside, Bravo, Citrus, and Droid Pro.
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On to PCD

PCD also displayed its newest products at its booth.
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Have you driven a Ford lately?

Ford showed several connected cars at CTIA including this Ford Explorer. In the background is the very room where Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduces new iPhones at Apple's periodic press events.
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What's hot and what's not

CTIA's Hot for the Holidays showcase displayed some of the latest cell phones and wireless gadgets on the market.
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Seeing green

At Sprint's event to announce the Samsung Transform and Sanyo Zio, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse (left) and Atsushi Kodera, Kyocera's vice president of sales, pose with a familiar little green guy.
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Power to the people

It wouldn't be San Francisco without a protest and CTIA did not disappoint. This group was protesting CTIA's lawsuit against a recent San Francisco law that forces cell phone retailers to display the radiation level of handsets at the point of sale.
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A new kind of bridge

Motorola had a Golden Gate Bridge constructed out of cell phones at its press event.

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