Manufacturers and service providers are really kicking it up a notch this week! AT&T will hit us with a big dose of speed on Sunday, Microsoft had a slew of mixed/delicious news for us at Build, and HTC's got its hands in a liiiiiitttttle bit of everything, from releases to maybe OS acquisitions. We'll lay it all out for you here, with an added touch of Volpe to round things out, on the Engadget Mobile Podcast.

Host: Myriam Joire (tnkgrl), Brad Molen
Guest: Joseph Volpe
Producer: Trent Wolbe
Music: Daestro - Light Powered (Ghostly International)

00:01:19 - Samsung Epic 4G Touch review
00:22:48 - AT&T to officially deploy its LTE network September 18th
00:27:18 - AT&T announces Windows Phone Mango lineup coming this fall, existing devices to be updated
00:30:28 - RIM's Q2 earnings report: $329 million in net income, not enough to fend off critics
00:40:17 - HTC Bliss to be called the Rhyme, launching September 20?
00:45:39 - HTC Runnymede and Bliss details sneak out from leak-town
00:57:58 - HTC chairwoman Cher Wang: we might buy a mobile OS, if it feels right
01:05:20 - Motorola Admiral outed as mystery Sprint Direct Connect device, strikes a pose for the camera
01:09:55 - Motorola Electrify coming to US Cellular this month as a rebranded Photon 4G
01:10:50 - LG Marquee for Sprint hands-on (video)
01:13:39 - Sprint axes Premier program, no more annual upgrades for Gold customers
01:20:50 - Ballmer: Windows Phones aren't selling very well, but we're not worried
01:29:00 - Listener questions


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