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Verizon Hub E! and National Geographic content announced

Verizon Hub E! and National Geographic content announced

Verizon Wireless have released a mass of new information about the Verizon Hub, which officially launched at the beginning of the month.  We now know that not only will the Hub act as a femtocell - bridging Verizon Wireless cellphone calls across the home broadband connection - but that content from E! Entertainment and National Geographic will be available to view on the 7-inch touchscreen of the "communication command center".  Finally, more details have emerged about the interaction between the Hub and the VZ Navigator GPS service.

Verizon Hub launches for $199.99

Verizon Hub launches for $199.99

Verizon have officially launched the Verizon Hub, the company's "communications command center".  Built around a 7-inch 800 x 480 touchscreen base-station and cordless home phone, the Hub connects to a broadband connection (which can be Verizon's or from another provider) and offers on-demand access to information and entertainment.  That can include family calendars, directory enquiries, traffic and news, theater times (and ticket booking), streaming video, photos and music, visual voicemail and more.

 

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Verizon Hub coming Feb 1st?

Verizon Hub coming Feb 1st?

The Verizon Hub, the carrier's family-friendly home media device, is set to launch on February 1st, offering a digital corkboard, digital photoframe functionality and integration with multiple Verizon Wireless handsets.  Owners will be able to access the internet, leave memos (including video and audio clips) for family members and check schedules, all through a large touchscreen.

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Verizon to improve San Francisco LTE speeds with ‘small cells’

Verizon to improve San Francisco LTE speeds with ‘small cells’

The typical transmitters used by mobile carriers are built to cover large areas, but in turn are expensive and require lots of space. "Small cells" are the exact opposite. They are small transmitters that only cover a radius of 250 to 500 feet, but the trade off is that they are cheaper to build and maintain, and their size means they can be installed in places and remain inconspicuous. In the coming months, Verizon will be installing 400 of these small cells in San Francisco in order to improve its 4G network speeds.

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BlackBerry Z30 hits Verizon with 5-inch display

BlackBerry Z30 hits Verizon with 5-inch display

This November those wishing to roll forward with the BlackBerry 10 universe will be able to see it happen on the biggest and most powerful handset ever to run the operating system. This device works with a 5-inch display with 720p resolution and a 1.7GHz processor under the hood. It'll be available from Verizon exclusively, too, so you know you're amongst a somewhat elite club of owners - so to speak.

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Blackberry Z30 to arrive at Verizon in November

Blackberry Z30 to arrive at Verizon in November

Blackberry introduced its new Z30 smartphone back in September, and starting next month enthusiasts will be able to grab it exclusively from Verizon. With the handset comes a 5-inch HD display, as well as options for those who want to go with monthly device payments over a typical two-year contract. Verizon doesn't specify what day it will launch on, but we've the rest of the details after the jump.

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Verizon Innovation Center reboots: Inside the 4G foundry

Verizon Innovation Center reboots: Inside the 4G foundry

Smartphones and tablets aren't the only wireless devices talking on today's networks, and Verizon isn't leaving it to chance that the internet of things speak via its 4G coverage rather than on rival operators. The carrier has relaunched its Verizon Innovation Center in San Francisco, a hub for not only promoting its LTE technology but engaging with third-party companies wanting help getting gadgets online, tested, validated, and brought to market. We took a tour behind the scenes to find out what Verizon is offering above and beyond the latest iPhone or Galaxy.

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MiFi Tower Smart Home hub due Q3 from “Tier 1″ operator

MiFi Tower Smart Home hub due Q3 from “Tier 1″ operator

MiFi creator Novatel Wireless is developing a new home hub, dubbed the "MiFi Tower", not only cutting the cord on traditional voice and data, but integrating smart home functionality as well. The LTE device, already in testing and outlined during the company's recent financial results call, is billed as "MiFi Powered" and blurring the distinction "between fixed line and cellular infrastructure" with home connectivity, digital phone service, and internet access all wrapped up in a portable device that, one day, could enable total migration of voice and data services to IP-based equivalents.

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