AT&T Pantech Discover Smartphone First Look (Video)

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At the Consumer Electronics Show, AT&T announced the Pantech Discover, which is priced to target mid-range users despite an impressive an impressive array of features. Priced at just $50 with a two-year contract, you’ll be getting stereo speakers, a brilliant 720p HD display, and dual-core processing power, which are specs that are similar to high-end […]

AT&T Novatel Mobile Hotspot MiFi Liberate Review


AT&T’s Mobile Hotspot MiFi Liberate from Novatel Wireless is a fantastic companion for road warriors as it combines a great looking, easy-to-use touchscreen with reliable 4G data speeds, high-quality battery life and the ability to host up to 10 Wi-Fi enabled devices. Novatel Wireless’ Mobile Hotspot MiFi Liberate for AT&T doesn’t look like a MiFi […]

Sprint Looking to Acquire Clearwire to Appease Its Need for Spectrum?


In a report on The Wall Street Journal, Sprint may be looking at acquiring partner Clearwire as it hopes to gain more spectrum to build out its LTE network. The two companies had partnered in the past with the slower 4G WiMax technology, for which Sprint relied on Clearwire’s WiMax network to deploy the original HTC […]

Hacked Nexus 4 Works on AT&T’s 4G LTE in Limited Markets


The saga of does the LG-made Google Nexus 4 support LTE continues as hacks have proven that the device does work on AT&T’s 4G LTE network, albeit in select markets. Despite Google‘s and LG‘s insistence that the Nexus 4 does not support nor have a functioning LTE antenna to make whatever traces of an LTE […]

GSM Droid DNA Now Called HTC Butterfly

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It looks like the GSM version of the HTC Droid DNA (Verizon) will be called the HTC Butterfly. The smartphone-maker had quietly announced the HTC Butterfly via a landing page on its website, and the device bears identical design to its Verizon sibling as well as share the same high-end specs as the HTC J […]

LG Working on Phone With 1080p HD Display for AT&T


It looks like LG is working on a high-end smartphone for AT&T’s 4G LTE network in the U.S. with a full HD 1080p resolution display. The phone, which may debut sometime in 2013, would have to compete against the likes of the HTC Droid DNA and the rumored Samsung Galaxy S IV for flagship king. […]

Prepaid 4G LTE Smartphones for Sprint Brands Coming in Q1 2013


It looks like prepaid Sprint brands–including Virgin Mobile USA and Boost Mobile, both wholly owned by the Now Network–will be able to get in on the 4G LTE action as early as the first quarter of 2013. Right now, LTE support is only available on Sprint for post-paid, or contract, customers, while prepaid brands can […]

FCC Reveals LTE Version of Galaxy Camera for Verizon


In a recent FCC filing, it appears that there may be a 4G LTE variant of Samsung’s Galaxy Camera destined for Verizon’s network in the U.S. Samsung currently only offers the Galaxy Camera with 4G HSPA+ network, of which wireless partner AT&T is now supporting, and an LTE variant would be welcomed for even faster […]

Poor Battery Life Cited as Reason for Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) Delays


One of the most anticipated technologies in the near future is called voice over LTE, or VoLTE for short, that would allow a single 4G LTE modem on a smartphone to deliver voice and data. However, according to a recent study, difficulties of getting VoLTE implemented in the real world may have a lot to […]

AT&T Opens Up FaceTime Over 3G to All Subscribers Unofficially


In a surprising and quiet move, AT&T has unofficially opened up its network to host FaceTime over 3G video calls for Apple iPhone subscribers on its 3G, 4G HSPA+, and LTE network. AT&T had initially limited FaceTime over 3G to customers who had subscribed to a mobile share plan, but the move was met with […]

AT&T Nokia Lumia 920 Review


The Lumia 920 is Nokia’s second attempt at a Windows Phone flagship with U.S. carrier partner AT&T, effectively succeeding and replacing the Lumia 900 that debuted earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show. On paper, the Lumia 920 is an attractive smartphone, carrying over the award-winning Lumia 900’s industrial design, boasting greater integration with […]

Droid Does ‘Droid DNA’ on Verizon’s Web Portal

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It looks like the HTC Droid DNA‘s launch is all but confirmed by U.S. wireless carrier Verizon Wireless as the oft-rumored smartphone has been mentioned on Verizon’s web portal that highlights the various Droid-branded smartphone models. The 5-inch smartphone will be the first phablet-class device to launch with a full 1080p HD resolution display and […]

Apple Begins Preparing to Ship iPad mini With 4G LTE

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Though Apple had initially stated that the 4G LTE model of the 7.9-inch iPad mini iOS tablet would be available a week after the WiFi model went on sale, those who preordered the tablet found that the tablet would be ‘delivered by 11/21,’ a date that is later than what was previously promised by Apple; […]

T-Mobile Planning iPhone-Compatible 4G HSPA+ Network Expansion


Who needs 4G LTE when T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42 Mbps network can deliver whopping speeds in excess of 10 Mbps on the download side and over 2 Mbps on the upload with minimal LTE-like latency potential? According to America’s fourth largest national carrier, which is known for its more budget-friendly consumer plans, that network will soon […]

Nokia Lumia 920 to Retail for $150 With Wireless Charging Pad


In advance of AT&T’s announcement of the carrier’s Windows Phone 8 phone pricing, it looks like Nokia has already confirmed what the contract pricing for its Lumia 920 smartphone will be. According to Nokia’s mobile site, an image of a Lumia 920 was shown with a Live Tile that shows the device will be priced […]