Which iPad 4G LTE Plan Is The Best For Me?

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Less than a week from now the first 3rd gen iPads will finally land in customer hands. Those of you who bought a 4G LTE model from Verizon Wireless or AT&T will have one other choice to make once the tablet is all set up: the data plan. You can activate and cancel service right […]

Why Only 5% of Verizon Customers Are on 4G LTE

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Verizon’s 4G LTE network is being used by an incredibly small number of early adopters, but the number of Verizon 4G LTE users is poised to grow dramatically in 2012. According to The Wall Street Journal, only 5% of Verizon customers are using 4G LTE. Based on the last report of subscribers, that’s 4.4 million […]

Baby Reviews Verizon 4G LTE, Doesn’t Like 4G Outages

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Babies don’t like 4G outages any more than adult Verizon customers. At least that’s my recent experience with my son, who does a pretty good job of expressing his feelings toward Verizon when 4G disappears for no apparent reason. People have every right to be upset when Verizon as its 4G LTE service has gone […]

Verizon’s 4G LTE Network Expanding to 5 New Markets Tomorrow

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It appears that Verizon is going to be expanding its 4G LTE network to a grand total of five new markets starting tomorrow, January 19th. In addition, the U.S.-based carrier will also be expanding its next-generation network in three other cities. With the expansion, Verizon will be covering over 200 million Americans with its fast […]

Keep 3G During the Next Verizon 4G LTE Outage

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Verizon’s 4G LTE network was down yesterday, for the third time this month. These increasingly common network outages have left 4G LTE smartphone users stranded without any data connectivity on their high-end smartphones. For business users, this means lost money and lost productivity. For the average user, this means no Facebook, no email and no […]

Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Data Outage Now Nationwide

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Looks like the outage folks on the west coast suffered last night was not a blip. Verizon Wireless is suffering its second major outage of their data network in less than two weeks, affecting customers across the U. S. Customers on the support forums and on Twitter have been reporting outages since last night, and […]

HTC Fireball Appears Headed to Verizon’s 4G LTE Network

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Just in case you needed another 4G LTE option at Verizon, a device called the HTC Fireball has shown up today in the carrier’s system with little else besides a name, a model number and ’4G’ sitting right beside it. Right now, the device remains a complete and utter mystery but there are a couple […]

Galaxy Nexus 4G LTE Speed Test: East Coast

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Here in New York City we’ve been enjoying Verizon Wireless’ speedy 4G LTE network for over a year and reaping the benefits of lightning fast mobile data on smartphones and the occasional tablet. I’ve been testing the Samsung Galaxy Nexus on the network all day and have found it fairly speedy, though not as much as I […]

Galaxy Nexus: 4G LTE Speed Test (San Francisco)

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The Galaxy Nexus runs on Verizon’s 4G speedy LTE network, which in many cases is faster than consumers’ home Internet connection. If you live in San Francisco and plan to pick up the Galaxy Nexus you’re in luck. In our initial tests the Galaxy Nexus clocked in with download speeds of over 20 Mbps. Verizon […]

Verizon 4G Outage Finally Over…for Some Users

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Verizon has restored 4G LTE service for at least some customers. Verizon customers with 4G LTE devices, such as the Droid Bionic and HTC Thunderbolt, began complaining of the data service outage as early as Monday evening on the east coast. Customers from just about every state complained of outages throughout the day. The outage […]

Verizon’s 4G LTE Network Down Nationwide – No Timetable on Fix

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It’s now clear that Verizon is suffering from a massive 4G LTE outage nationwide as an outpouring of users of Big Red’s premium service have reported that their 4G LTE devices cannot get data. In addition, the carrier itself has confirmed that it’s aware of the issue, that it’s working on it, but that it […]

Verizon Plans Massive 4G LTE Roll Out for December 15th

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We knew that Verizon had a 4G LTE roll out planned for December 15th and we knew that it would probably be adding some locales to the initial list and sure enough, that very thing has happened. Big Red has announced that a ton of new markets in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and New York will […]

Why I Am Passing on the HTC Rezound

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As many of you know, I have been on the search for a new smartphone to replace my iPhone 3GS. Last week, I wrote at length as to why I would be passing on Apple’s latest and greatest smartphone, the iPhone 4S, and one of those reasons was because of the quality of the Android […]

Verizon Now Offering Twice the Data for 4G LTE Smartphones

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Yesterday, we learned that Verizon would begin offering twice the amount of data on its 4G LTE smartphone plans for the same price as its regular price on data plans. Today was pegged as the starting day for the promotion and sure enough, Verizon has launched a special page detailing what appears to be a […]

Verizon’s Double Data 4G LTE Plans Get Fully Detailed

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Verizon is going to be launching an extremely enticing data plan offer tomorrow that ties in with the launch of the Motorola Droid RAZR tomorrow at 11:11am. The offer is going to be for 4G data and it will double the amount of data that the carrier currently makes available for its tiered data plans. […]

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Not Launching in U.S. Until After November 17th?

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Take this as a grain of salt for now but according to a report from The Telegraph, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus is apparently slated to be released after the European version launches on November 17th. We had heard November 10th before and we assumed that it would be coming no later than the 17th but […]

Verizon Hits Goal, 4G LTE Network Now Covers Over 186 Million People

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When Verizon began to roll out its 4G LTE network a little less than a year ago, it announced a goal of reaching 185 million Americans by the end of 2011. At the time, the carrier had coverage in 38 cities around the United States, covering around 110 million people. Today, the carrier is tooting […]

Verizon’s 4G LTE Network Arrives in More Than 20 New Cities

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Today just so happens to be October 20th and that means that Verizon has officially lit up around 20 new markets across the United States with its blazing fast 4G LTE service. If you live in one of these cities, just know that the timing could not have been more impeccable if you’ve been looking […]

Verizon Finally Gets It Right with Latest 4G LTE Ads

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Verizon has routinely released new commercials for its 4G LTE network and I’ve made a routine of picking all of them apart. In a word, they were terrible. They weren’t funny, they didn’t explain anything to the average consumer and they didn’t sit well with a dork like me. However, I’m the type of person […]