— Verizon’s LTE devices: As the carrier laid out plans for its nationwide LTE footprint earlier this month, it said it would give more details about its LTE service at CES in January. That is leading to guessing games about what devices will debut on the carrier’s 4G network. MacDailyNews gives a thorough rundown — from a source familiar with the matter — of details related to an upcoming LTE-capable iPhone for Verizon. Meanwhile, Verizon Wireless’s COO John Stratton (via WSJ) said that there would be a Motorola (NYSE: MOT) device on the network, without elaborating whether there will be others debuting, too.
— PlayStation Phone: More unconfirmed details leaking out about the Sony (NYSE: SNE) Ericsson (NSDQ: ERIC) PlayStation handset. It will debut in February at the Mobile World Congress, and will go on sale in April (via Pocket-lint). And based on a recent trademark registered by Sony Ericsson, some believe the device will be called the Xperia Play (via Gadget Venue).
— Motorola, Palm (NSDQ: PALM) tablets: CES in Las Vegas looks like it will be all about competitors to the iPad. Two of the latest we’ve heard about are Motorola’s Android Honeycomb tablet, which has released a tantalising video that doesn’t say very much about the actual device; and the PalmPad from HP (NYSE: HPQ), which will reportedly come in three variants and run on the newest version of Palm’s WebOS