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Celebrate Freedom With HTC’s DROID Incredible 4G LTE On July 5 Celebrate Freedom With HTC’s DROID Incredible 4G LTE On July 5

What’s the most patriotic holiday of the year? If you’re American, you’re going to say July 4 or Thanksgiving since both let us partake in the American tradition of eating way too much. While a product launch wouldn’t work on …

Samsung Galaxy S III U.S. Launch is a Confusing Mess Samsung Galaxy S III U.S. Launch is a Confusing Mess

No doubt Samsung would have loved to have launch it’s new flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S III, globally in a single day. The realities of cellular service in different countries, however, make this impossible. The next best plan is …

Galaxy S III U.S. Release Date Pushed Back Galaxy S III U.S. Release Date Pushed Back

Earlier this month we brought you news that both AT&T and Verizon had made Samsung’s new Galaxy S III available for pre-order through their websites, following closely on the heels of Sprint and T-Mobile. Three of the four carriers – …

Verizon Data Breach Report Available as a Free iBook Verizon Data Breach Report Available as a Free iBook

Verizon’s 2012 Data Breach Investigations Report was released as a PDF back in March, but now those interested in the world of digital espionage can kick back and read the report on their iPad, as Verizon is releasing the entire …

Verizon Spokesperson Unable to Explain Data Plan Changes Verizon Spokesperson Unable to Explain Data Plan Changes
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Verizon’s shift to tiered data plans and its killing off of its unlimited data plans has upset many subscribers, but it wasn’t unexpected. The major wireless providers in the U.S. have been shifting away from the unlimited data plans of …

Verizon 4G LTE Launching In More Cities This Month Verizon 4G LTE Launching In More Cities This Month

Who has the better 4G LTE coverage – Verizon or AT&T? Both companies will tell you a different story and sling mud at their competitors. At the end of the day, it all comes down to the fact that a …

Verizon Wants to Put 4G in Your Car Verizon Wants to Put 4G in Your Car

With 4G coverage growing throughout the U.S., it makes sense that carriers are now pushing harder than ever for subscribers. The problem is, smartphones still remain the major source of subscriptions to 4G networks. Sure, there are tablets and a …

Galaxy S III Available For Pre-Order On AT&T, Verizon Galaxy S III Available For Pre-Order On AT&T, Verizon

If you’re one of the countless Android users who has been eagerly awaiting the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S III, it looks like your day will be arriving very soon indeed. Both AT&T and Verizon have opened up pre-orders …

New Netflix App Runs on Wi-Fi to Avoid Wireless Data Caps New Netflix App Runs on Wi-Fi to Avoid Wireless Data Caps
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Many carriers are doing away with their unlimited data plans, putting caps on everything. This has all but eliminated any chance of streaming video becoming popular among smartphone users and putting a damper any money being made by streaming video …

Verizon’s Viewdini Android App Tells You What’s On Netflix Verizon’s Viewdini Android App Tells You What’s On Netflix
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Mobile video is awesome, right? It’s great to be able to watch Netflix, YouTube and everything else all from the comfort of your mobile phone. You know what would be even better though? An app that just puts all of …

Ice Cream Sandwich Update For Verizon Galaxy Nexus Rolling Out Now Ice Cream Sandwich Update For Verizon Galaxy Nexus Rolling Out Now
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In December of last year, the much-anticipated Samsung Galaxy Nexus became available on Verizon’s network. It was Google’s flagship Android device, the first phone to run the new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. Within just hours of release, …

Verizon Doubles FiOS Speeds to 300 Mbps Verizon Doubles FiOS Speeds to 300 Mbps

Verizon today announced that next month it will double the speeds for its FiOS broadband service. The company will be introducing a 300 Mbps connection as its highest-tier option. As Ars Technica points out, this is faster than most single-band …

Verizon to Raise FiOS Rates Verizon to Raise FiOS Rates

It was recently reported that Verizon will be ending tiered data plans, and to further upset its customer base, it will likewise be raising it’s FiOS bundled internet access, telephone and television service rates. Verizon CFO Fran Shammo states, “Look, …

Sprint Offers $100 Trade-In On Other Carriers’ iPhones Sprint Offers $100 Trade-In On Other Carriers’ iPhones

In a bid to bring more iPhone customers into the fold, Sprint has started offering $100 credit towards the purchase of a new iPhone when you trade in an old iPhone from either of its competing carriers. The program began …

New Prometheus Clip Indirectly Ties Into Verizon Services

What looks like another promotional piece for the upcoming Prometheus actually serves two roles. Not only is it virally promoting Ridley Scott’s next trip into the universe apparently ruled by the Weyland Corporation, it’s also an exercise in viral product …

Verizon Ending Unlimited Data Plans Verizon Ending Unlimited Data Plans
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Around the time Verizon began to carry the Apple iPhone last year, instead of incorporating tiered data plans, the provider stated that it would merely expand its network to accomodate the bump in data use: Verizon Wireless has been beefing …

Verizon Follows Twitter’s Example And Joins Friends Of The Internet Club Verizon Follows Twitter’s Example And Joins Friends Of The Internet Club
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Twitter impressed all of us this week when they laid the legal smackdown on the state of New York over their attempt to subpoena Tweets from a member of the Occupy movement. It showed that some companies in the tech …

Sprint’s LTE Network To Be Slower But More Consistent Than Verizon, AT&T Sprint’s LTE Network To Be Slower But More Consistent Than Verizon, AT&T
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As you may have noticed, LTE is all the rage these days. Everyone, it seems, is in the process of building a 4G LTE cell phone network. Verizon already has a fairly sizable one up and running, and AT&T isn’t …

AT&T To Offer Family Data Plan Soon AT&T To Offer Family Data Plan Soon
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Ralph de la Vega, CEO of AT&T mobility, has revealed that his company will soon be offering shared family data plans. These plans will allow users to pay for a single data plan that covers multiple devices – smartphones and …

Color Enables Live Audio – For Verizon Subscribers Color Enables Live Audio – For Verizon Subscribers

Color, the mobile broadcasting app startup, has announced a deal with Verizon Wireless to enable audio for live video broadcasts over their 4G network. The feature will not be enabled for subscribers of any other wireless provider. The deal was …

iPhone Accounts For Two-Thirds Of Smartphone Sales iPhone Accounts For Two-Thirds Of Smartphone Sales
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In the wake of the most recent round of quarterly earnings reports, there’s been quite a bit of discussion over just who the leader of the pack is when it comes to the smartphone market. While Samsung passed Nokia to …