Verizon Offers Secret Monthly Payment Plan for Tablets

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Verizon no longer subsidizes the price for tablets, but the carrier does offer a rarely mentioned payment plan for tablets, including the iPad. The Verizon tablet installment plan matches up nicely with the cheap $10 a month cost to add a tablet to the Verizon Share Everything plans, which share a pool of data between […]

Americans Paying More for 4G LTE Connectivity Than Europeans

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According to a report commissioned by the GSM Association (GSMA), the consortium of GSM carriers that’s also responsible for shows like Mobile World Congress, Americans are paying much more for 4G LTE service than Europeans do. Citing reasons as lack of competition and how service is packaged in the States as reasons, the GSMA finds […]

Sprint Bringing 4G LTE to San Francisco And 21 Other Cities Soon

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Today Sprint announced that it will bring 4G LTE coverage to another collection of cities including San Francisco in the coming months. Sprint doesn’t give exact dates for the 4G LTE rollout, only that the build out of 4G LTE in a number of new cities is currently underway. San Francisco and the other 21 […]

Why I Bought the Verizon iPhone 5

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Thanks to 4G LTE, picking the Verizon iPhone 5 was an easy choice. The iPhone 5 launched on September 21st on Sprint, AT&T and Verizon, but there is only one iPhone 5 carrier that makes sense for my use. For users like myself, living outside of major cities, Verizon remains the best 4G LTE option. […]

iPad Mini Rumors: Latest on Release Date, Name, Specs

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Over the past few days, the iPad Mini rumor mill has been hard at work, producing some interesting notions to think about in the build up to the device’s presumed release sometime later this year. Here, we fill you in on all of the latest news regarding the iPad Mini’s release date, specifications, design, name […]

iPad Mini May Skip 3G, Feature Wi-Fi Only

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Earlier iPad Mini leaks suggested that Apple’s rumored 7.85 iPad might come with 3G connectivity. However, a new report claims that the device, which could join the new third-generation iPad as soon as November, might not feature cellular data at all and may only come in Wi-Fi only form. The Guardian reports that sources have […]

Verizon Plans To Roll Out Voice over LTE By Early 2014

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Verizon plans to let users use its 4G LTE network for voice calls by late next year. Verizon Vice President of Network Operations Nicola Palmer discussed the networks plan in a recent interview with CNet. Palmer said that Verizon will begin consumer testing of Voice over LTE (VoLTE) in later 2013, and will likely roll […]

MetroPCS Phones Will Use T-Mobile’s 4G LTE Network After Merger

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The T-Mobile and MetroPCS merger likely won’t close until early 2013, but the companies have a plan for how the networks will work together when the deal does close. According to PCMag, next year after the deal closes, MetroPCS will start to convert its CDMA network into a 4G LTE network. During the process, the […]

AT&T 4G LTE MiFi Liberate Brings Touchscreen and Long Battery Life

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AT&T’s latest mobile hotspot from Novatel Wireless has tremendously long battery life, and is the first MiFi device with a touchscreen. Today AT&T announced the MiFi Liberate, the first 4G LTE mobile hotspot with a 2.8-inch touchscreen. The touchscreen makes using the device much easier than most other mobile hotspots. The touchscreen makes it easy […]

AT&T vs Verizon iPhone 5: 4G LTE Speed Test (San Francisco)

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AT&T 4G LTE and Verizon 4G LTE speeds are virtually tied in our first batch of iPhone 5 speed tests. Both are faster than many home Internet connections, which will simply amaze users upgrading from 3G phones, such as the iPhone 4S. Choosing the right iPhone 5 carrier is much more important than choosing a […]

How to Turn Off 4G LTE on the iPhone 5

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The iPhone 5 ships with 4G LTE, a new faster data connection, but in addition to using up limited data plans faster, this new technology uses the iPhone 5 battery quicker than 3G. Apple claims the iPhone 5 battery lasts as long browsing the web on 4G LTE as it does on 3G, but some […]

iPhone 5 Speed Test Verizon 4G LTE

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The iPhone 5 includes 4G LTE connectivity for the first time. 4G LTE is almost 10 times faster than 3G and is a welcome addition for the iPhone 5. In the iPhone 5 Speed test video below I test Verizon 4G LTE in Ohio. 4G LTE speeds vary based on network demand, signal strength and […]

iPhone 5: AT&T vs. Verizon vs. Sprint 4G LTE Coverage Maps

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The iPhone 5 features new faster 4G LTE connectivity, but unless Sprint, Verizon and AT&T offer 4G LTE coverage in your city, there are no speed gains to be found. For users that want the fastest speeds on the iPhone 5, it’s important to find the carrier that offers the best 4G LTE coverage before […]

AT&T Expands 4G LTE Network Ahead of iPhone 5 Release Date

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Just a few short days before the iPhone 5 release date of September 21st, AT&T fired up its high-speed 4G LTE network in two new markets, two new markets that now have reason to look into the iPhone 5. The carrier announced today that it added two huge 4G LTE markets in Memphis, Tennessee and […]

AT&T vs Verizon iPhone 5: Why AT&T Won My Wallet

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Choosing the right iPhone 5 carrier is more difficult than ever since 4G LTE is now a factor. Unfortunately, none of the three major iPhone 5 carriers are right for everybody and some buyers will miss out on the phone’s most important new feature if they don’t choose the right one. My wife and I […]

Sprint Announces Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE

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Sprint added another Samsung Galaxy device to its 4G LTE smartphone lineup today in the form of the oft rumored Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE which will launch on September 16. The device, which is a mid-range Android smartphone, will run on Sprint’s new 4G LTE network which is currently available in 19 markets across […]

HTC One X+ Rumors: AT&T 4G LTE, Quad-Core

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The sequel to AT&T’s HTC One X, the HTC One X+, passed through the FCC today on its way to AT&T’s 4G LTE network which means it will likely have both 4G LTE and a quad-core processor on board when it arrives. Engadget discovered the FCC filing which is for a device called the PM63100, […]

Waiting for 4G LTE in Rural Towns is Worse with iPhone 5

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Apple announced that the iPhone 5 would ship later this month with 4G LTE ability as expected. For that reason I will pre-order one Friday┬áto use as┬ásecondary phone on the line we used for our family line. In fact, that one feature alone makes me want the phone since the rest of the features are […]

iPhone 5: AT&T vs. Verizon vs. Sprint – Which Carrier is Best?

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The iPhone 5 with 4G LTE is available from AT&T, Verizon and Sprint starting at $199. With the introduction of 4G LTE, iPhone 5 buyers have a bigger reason than ever to compare carriers. AT&T, Verizon and Sprint are the biggest carriers in the U.S. and depending on your needs, one of these carrier might […]

iPhone 5 Features 4G LTE on AT&T, Sprint and Verizon

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Today, Apple announced the new iPhone 5 which features a new design, a 4-inch display and yes, 4G LTE data speeds, something that has been rumored for quite some time. More than a year after the first 4G LTE smartphone, the HTC ThunderBolt, launched on Verizon, Apple has finally come out with its own 4G […]