August Launch of Verizon Galaxy S II May Lack 4G LTE


Based on Motorola’s conference call, Droid-Life is deducing that if the Sasmung-made Galaxy S II is launched in August, that device would lack 4G LTE. The reasoning behind this is due to Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha stating that the Droid Bionic launching in September would be the first phone in the world to feature both […]

iOS 5 Reveals Clues About GPS-Enabled 3G iPod Touch?


Today’s iPod Touch is the lesser sibling of the iPhone, eschewing the more expensive device’s cellular radios and GPS functionality, but iOS 5 reveals clues that the iPod Touch will come with a cellular radio and GPS toggle switches. Rumors of a 3G-enabled iPod Touch without voice capabilities, like the 3G-enabled iPad, have been going […]

Dell Rolls Out Update to Fix Venue Pro WiFi Issues


Dell is now starting to roll out a software update for its debut Windows Phone 7 Venue Pro smartphone to fix WiFi issues on that handset. Dell says that the update will first hit the T-Mobile USA edition of the Venue Pro, followed by other markets. At this time, though, Dell isn’t saying anything about […]

Apple and AT&T Still Facing Charges on iPad Data Bait & Switch

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If you can remember all the way back to early 2010 when the iPad 1 first launched, you may remember a certain unlimited data plan that went along with the 3G model of Apple’s tablet. It didn’t take long for the iPad to make history, but it also didn’t take that unlimited data plan long […]

The Best VoIP Apps for iPhone, iPod Touch, & iPad

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As our smartphones continue to become more “smart” and less “phone,” we all still need to make calls sometimes. However, the carriers’ rates for voice minutes can be a little overwhelming (especially when added to data and texting plans). With today’s data speeds, VoIP is a legit option for many people who want to avoid […]

Is Ad-Supported 3G Kindle a Preview of What’s to Come?

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While Amazon fans wait for word of their upcoming Android tablet, those content to simply read books on an e-ink device can now save some money on a 3G version: AT&T will be sponsoring an ad-supported 3G Kindle that will sell for $139. Would the retailer take the same approach with their tablet? Kindle 3G […]

Our 3G iPod Touch Concept is Thinner & Better for Skype

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Within the last week the tech blogs have been abuzz about a rumor that the next generation’s iPod touch might support 3G data. Naturally,¬†artists’ concepts started popping up to give readers an idea of what it may look like. We always appreciate visual interpretations of new gadgets, but we thought we could do one better […]

Why a 3G iPod Touch Would Rock the World

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Though based entirely on “sources” from a Dutch blog, the whispers that Apple could be preparing to launch a 3G-capable iPod touch this Fall are worth listening to. If true, this could have the potential to shift the smartphone landscape and pave the way for the data-only offerings that many customers have been waiting for. […]

Will The Next iPod Touch Have 3G Connectivity?

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According to a report from Dutch blog called, Apple’s next iPod touch might have new antennas and 3G connectivity if and when it arrives at some point in the future. As you may know, the current iPod touch is essentially an iPhone without the phone. It allows you to connect to the App Store […]

5 Things You Should Know About Verizon’s New Tiered Data Plans


As you might have heard, Verizon has a big change coming tomorrow in the form of new tiered data plans that will kill off unlimited data, introduce a new data structure and more than likely, confuse the heck out of consumers. And while we already ran down most of the details here, we wanted to […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Inches Closer to Launch

Galaxy Tab 8.9

At CTIA 2011, Samsung showed us not one but two different tablets. One of those tablets, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 was recently released to the market and a 4G LTE version for Verizon is currently up for pre-order. The other, the smaller Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9, has been virtually silent since we went hands-on. […]

Verizon Trounces Competition in ‘Fastest Mobile Networks’ Testing

Verizon Tests

PCMag has run its annual “Fastest Mobile Networks” testing and Verizon’s 4G LTE network (surprise, surprise) ran away with the overall award for fastest network in the United States. The publication’s tests stretched across 21 cities and featured more than 140,000 tests. The results have produced winners in various categories and we’ll run those down […]

Verizon’s New Tiered Data Plans Get Fully Detailed

Verizon Data Plans

It’s taken a couple of days but all of the pieces are in place for Verizon’s new tiered data plans and we wanted to run down all of the intel that’s been gathered in one, quick and painless post. Before we get into it though, there is something that you should know. None of this […]

The 5 Best Android Smartphones [June, 2011]

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It’s that time again where we bring you what we think are the five best Android smartphones for your money. June’s list is a complete overhaul as every single phone that was May’s list has been replaced by new hardware. Summer has generally been an extremely fruitful season for new Android phones and the summer […]

Verizon to Introduce Tiered Data Plans on July 7th? (Updated)


We have known that July 6th is the day that the free 4G LTE mobile hotspot promotion will end. We have also heard that July 7th is the rumored release date of the Motorola Droid 3. Well, you can add another possible big release to the 7th as a report from Droid-Life indicates that tiered […]

Is Verizon’s 4G LTE Network Down?


It’s unclear if Verizon’s 4G LTE network is down, but at least in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, various 4G devices–MiFi mobile hotspot routers, a few 4G LTE Android smartphones, and a USB modem–refused to connect to Verizon’s 4G LTE network, indicating that there may be network issues at least in the San Francisco […]