BlackBerry Q10 On Track for May Launch On T-Mobile USA

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It looks like the keyboarded BlackBerry Q10 smartphone will be launching on T-Mobile’s U.S. 4G network sometime this may according to a carrier representative. Speaking to N4BB, the nation’s fourth largest carrier gave a May timeline, but no specific date for availability. Still, the May launch date would match up with what BlackBerry had stated before […]

BlackBerry Z10 Rumored to Arrive First on AT&T

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In the U.S. market, those who are eager to jump on the BlackBerry 10 OS bandwagon with the slate-styled BlackBerry Z10 smartphone may want to look to AT&T as the carrier is speculated to be the first to offer the device in the States. The BlackBerry Z10 will be arriving on three of four national […]

Verizon to Launch Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE on March 7? (Update: Official)

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After much waiting, the long awaited 4G LTE-enabled edition of Samsung’s S-Pen-enabled Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet may land on March 7 if rumors are to be believed. The network had announced that it will be offering the LTE edition of the slate for its network earlier in the year, but failed to give a specific […]

Unlocked Xperia ZL Will Work on AT&T’s, T-Mobile’s LTE Networks

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While U.S. customers can already begin importing the Xperia Z smartphone, Sony’s Xperia ZL may be a better fit for customers on AT&T’s and T-Mobile’s 4G LTE U.S. networks. The reason being is that the unlocked Xperia Z does not support LTE bands compatible with those operated by either U.S. carriers whereas the Xperia ZL […]

Lured by Competition, Sprint Begins Trialing Shared Data

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Sprint, a long-time U.S. proponent of unlimited data, has announced that it will begin offering shared data plans to customers in limited channels. The carrier will continue singing about the merits of unlimited, un-throttled data to customers in the consumer market, but Sprint is now offering a limited-time trial of shared data plans for small […]

Get Ready to Pay More for Your Smartphone on Verizon Next Year

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Verizon Wireless has announced some broad plans for its growing LTE network in the U.S., and the end result could cost customers more in terms of up-front costs when purchasing a smartphone on contract. Speaking at the Deutsche Bank’s Media, Internet, and Telecom conference, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo advises that the carrier will start reducing […]

AT&T to Make GM Cars Smarter in 2015

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At Mobile World Congress, U.S. wireless carrier AT&T has announced that it is partnering with General Motors to deliver wireless LTE connectivity to cars. The deal would bring 4G wireless connectivity to GM brands like Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac for the 2015 models, which will arrive later in 2014 in the U.S. The deal […]

Sprint Force Leaked With LTE

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It looks like Sprint may be launching a new Force Android smartphone by ZTE come March if a product sheet for the phone is accurate. The Force would be a Sprint-branded handset, which Engadget is postulating will be a re-branded version of the ZTE Force. While much of the handset’s specs fall under the mid-range category, […]

AT&T’s San Francisco Network Performance Comes A Long Way Since iPhone

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When the iPhone had debuted in the summer of 2007, AT&T was both praised for offering Apple’s lucrative smartphone and slammed for its congested network as many more people signed on with the iPhone-exclusive carrier. There were reports of dropped calls, undelivered text messages, and poor data performance as the iPhone hogged up AT&T’s bandwidth, […]

LTE-Advanced: Faster Data Speeds, But Will Require Even Larger Phones

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LTE-Advanced will be the next generation of mobile broadband technology that promises even faster data speeds than today’s 4G LTE technologies used by U.S. carriers AT&T Mobility, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile USA, and Verizon Wireless among others. However, the major drawback to this technology is that it will require additional hardware and power to function, which […]

Nokia Flame Spotted Again on T-Mobile USA Roadmap

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A leaked roadmap for U.S. carrier T-Mobile shows the Nokia Flame smartphone referenced again. The Nokia Flame is described to be a 4G handset on the leaked documents, but considering other devices on that roadmap with LTE shows that designation referenced, likely the Nokia Flame will not be a 4G LTE device and will only […]

The 1 Reason Why I Decided to Jailbreak My iPhone 5

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The evasi0n jailbreak tool released early Monday morning, there’s been a lot of news about jailbreaking recent iOS hardware. There are arguments for and against jailbreaking, and with iOS 6. With iOS 6, the need for me to jailbreak has been mostly diminished as Apple had brought many of the features to the mobile platform that […]

32 GB Galaxy S3, Droid 4, Others Discontinued on Verizon

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Verizon has just officially released a list of some smartphones that have now reached their end of life. These models are now discontinued from Verizon and the carrier will likely continue to sell through any remaining inventory before making way for new devices. Outbound There are two items on the list that are of note. […]

Motorola X Phone Pegged for Summer Launch on Verizon for $300

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Motorola’s much-rumored X Phone is expected to be available for consumer purchase this summer and at least one leak has it that the device will be available on July 8th on Verizon’s 4G LTE network in the U.S. for the price of just under $300 with a two-year contract. The smartphone has been rumored with […]

High-End Nokia Lumia Launch on Verizon is Imminent?

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According to The Verge‘s Tom Warren on social networking site Twitter, the launch of the much rumored high-end Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8 smartphone on Verizon’s 4G LTE network may be happening soon. Warren tweets, “If you’re on Verizon and want a high-end Nokia Lumia. You’re gonna be happy soon.” Warren did not disclose what the […]

Las Vegas to Go Live With T-Mobile LTE Next Week, Followed by Kansas City

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T-Mobile USA had announced that its 4G LTE network launch will happen this month in Las Vegas following some setbacks that delayed the original launch date of Sin City for the Consumer Electronics Show. According to the latest report on Fierce Wireless, the Las Vegas launch is ‘days away,’ with other publications reporting that the launch […]

Unannounced Samsung Godiva Smartphone Poses for Photos

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The Samsung Godiva, model number SCH-I425, which we had previously reported about, is now spotted in some user photos showing the front and the rear with the battery and battery cover removed. While the Godiva was previously thought to belong to the Samsung Stratosphere family with a sliding hardware QWERTY keyboard, like the previous two […]

Kyocera Torque Gets an FCC Layover On Way to Sprint’s 4G LTE Network

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It looks like the rugged Kyocera Torque is now sitting at the FCC for U.S. regulatory approval before it heads over to Sprint’s network. The Torque may be among the first ruggedized 4G LTE smartphones as previous rugged efforts–like Verizon’s G’zOne Commando–have been focused at 3G networks reserving 4G LTE for more premium flagship offerings. […]

AT&T Adds Lenovo IdeaTab A2107 Tablet to Lineup

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AT&T Mobility has announced that it is now carrying the Lenovo IdeaTab A2107 Android tablet to its product portfolio. The IdeaTab A2107 will be a more budget 7-inch tablet with a resolution of 1024 X 600–not quite the 1280 X 800 resolution display on the Nexus 7. The device will come with 1 GB RAM, […]