Now this is cool. An iPod Touch case with an integrated 3G router, and it's going by the name ZTE Peel. The Peel just cleared the FCC, and you can clearly see from the branding that it is headed to Sprint. Now, we don't yet have a release date. And sadly, the Peel is not WiMax-capable (not sure why). At least you'll now be able to take your iPod Touch on the go without worrying about finding a WiFi hotspot. And the form factor looks pretty slick, if you ask me.
This isn't the first time an Apple device has been targeted by Sprint. Back in March, Sprint showed that its Overdrive hotspot device could in fact get an iPhone 3Gs on Sprint's 3G network. And in April, a Sprint 3G case for the iPad was released. The ZTE Peel is running on a Qualcomm CDMA2000, if that means anything to you. But again, no WiMax, and of course the case doesn't provide any calling capabilities. But still very cool in its own right. Anyone plan to pick up a ZTE Peel when it hits the market?
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