Review: HTC Freestyle
The Freestyle has a number of music-related applications on board. First, there's the AT&T Radio application. This app streams music over a data connection. It's not very good. Second, there's AT&T Music. This software allows you to browse for and purchase music tracks, as well as stream music stations and listen to your own music. It's not a best-of-kind piece of software. There's also the FM radio, which was my favorite. Why? It's free to use. You can also sideload your own non-copy-protected content.
On the video side of the equation, there are three choices on the Freestyle. First, there's MobiTV. This is a known entity. It offers streaming video content and generally works well. The Freestyle also packs AT&T Video, which is a different streaming service that offers shorter, snack-sized video clips rather than entire shows. Last, there's Music Videos, which is run by MobiTV, but is focused on only music videos. You cannot sideload your own video content.
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