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Verizon 4G LTE turned on for 35 new cities by end of November

Verizon 4G LTE turned on for 35 new cities by end of November

This week Verizon has announced a new wave of 4G LTE expansions and activations including one set on October 20th and another on November 17th, these together combining to one again solidify the USA's largest carrier as also the nation's "most reliable" 4G network. What we've got here is LTE activation in 22 new cities and network expansion in four cities on Oct. 20, then LTE activation in 13 cities and network expansion in five cities on Nov. 17, this making Verizon's LTE total at 178 cities active in their 4G network by December.

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Is Apple preparing an iPhone 5 LTE demo?

Is Apple preparing an iPhone 5 LTE demo?

Apple's rumored plans to hold the iPhone 5 launch, tipped to take place next week, at the company's Cupertino campus could be an LTE strategy decision, with the company looking to tightly control a 4G demonstration of the new smartphone. While Apple's usual iPhone launch venue, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, is known to be booked up on October 4, it's also possible that the company had no intention of revealing an LTE-equipped iPhone 5 anywhere but on its home turf.

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iPhone 4 remains top seller despite iPhone 5 hype

iPhone 4 remains top seller despite iPhone 5 hype

All the hype surrounding the iPhone 5 hasn't put a damper on iPhone 4 sales. According to Canaccord Genuity analyst T. Michael Walkley, a survey of US carriers show that the iPhone 4 has remained the top selling smartphone for the past three months on both Verizon and AT&T. This is quite impressive since the current-gen iPhone is already more than a year old.

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Verizon Brings Intuit GoPayment Smartphone Credit Card Reader Hardware to the Masses

Verizon Brings Intuit GoPayment Smartphone Credit Card Reader Hardware to the Masses

Now this certainly isn't the first time we've seen a credit card reader on a smartphone, that's for sure, anyone whose been in an Apple store in the past year or so will tell you how odd (yet awesome) it feels to have the sales counter literally be every Apple rep in the store, but what Verizon is providing here is a wholly new vision of the concept. What this "free" credit card hardware represents is an inexpensive way for everyone with a smartphone or tablet to get their hands on the ability to accept payments anywhere and at any time. Have the folks at Verizon lost their mind, giving this solution away for free, or have they hit the nail on the head?

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Harvard Smartphone Study Turns Up Bunk

Harvard Smartphone Study Turns Up Bunk

A so-called usability study has been performed by Professor Dennis Gallatta at the Harvard Human Factors in Design lab comparing one device from each of the following categories: BlackBerry, Windows Phone, Android, and iPhone. A video accompanies this test and finds results on 3 "tasks" that users who have supposedly never used the phones at hand before. Watch with us as they fumble through making a call, adding a contact, and sending a text. What we will show in the following text is that this is, and I quote a colleague of mine here and agree, an unscientific half-baked study by morons.

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Verizon 4G LTE Adding More Markets On August 18

Verizon 4G LTE Adding More Markets On August 18

Verizon is really gobbling up the nation with its 4G LTE coverage at an unrelenting pace. After having just turned on 28 new markets a week ago, the carrier announced today that its coverage will reach several new markets on August 18. At this rate, Verizon is well on its way to meeting or even exceeding its target of 175 markets by the end of this year.

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Netflix App Updated, Now Supports More Android Devices

Netflix App Updated, Now Supports More Android Devices

Netflix for Android has been hit or miss, with the huge variety of Android devices sporting different versions and customizations leaving the app compatible with only 9 Android handsets. But that situation has improved with a new update today that more than doubles the number of Android devices supported.

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iPhone 4, Infuse 4G, Droid Charge Among Most Popular Smartphones In June

iPhone 4, Infuse 4G, Droid Charge Among Most Popular Smartphones In June

If you've been wondering which smartphones are the most popular right now, then wonder no more. Canaccord Genuity analysts T. Michael Walkley, Charles John, and Mathew D. Ramsay have conducted a survey of carrier retail stores to see which smartphones were their top performers. The survey reports the top 3 handsets for each month and shows that the Apple iPhone 4 has a winning streak.

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