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Best Buy Shying Away from the Verizon iPhone 4?

Best Buy Shying Away from the Verizon iPhone 4?

A leaked document from an internal Best Buy training manual may put the national retailer in some hot water, if it turns out to be true in any capacity. According to GearLive, who managed to get a snapshot of the internal document, it looks like Best Buy will be not only shying away from the Verizon iPhone 4, but going as far as to not recommend it to would-be customers.

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Verizon iPhone deal 4yrs in the making; shared roadmap ahead

Verizon iPhone deal 4yrs in the making; shared roadmap ahead

Verizon's iPhone negotiations spanned several years, according to the carrier, and will see them obligated to share network roadmap information with Apple. In return, Apple will grant Verizon access to their own product roadmap, though we shouldn't expect to see any device on that list bearing the carrier's logo. Speaking to BusinessWeek, Verizon president Lowell McAdam confirmed that the Verizon iPhone 4 is the culmination of near nine months of technical collaboration.

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The Impact of the Verizon iPhone on Android’s Growth

The Impact of the Verizon iPhone on Android’s Growth

Typically after press conferences I attend or when major industry announcements happen, I take a lot of questions from the press asking my opinion on the news. I’m always happy to speak with journalists on stories they are working on and provide them a quote. As a professional analyst, this is part of my job.

Yesterday was no exception. After the Verizon iPhone launch press conference I spoke with a number of folks in the press, and one question in particular came up which I thought required further analysis. That question was what impact would iOS's presence on Verizon have on Verizon’s current and future Android devices.

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Verizon iPhone 4 Doesn’t Suffer from Death Grip

Verizon iPhone 4 Doesn’t Suffer from Death Grip

Now that the device is real, and we've managed to get some hands-on time with it, we were curious to see if Verizon's and Apple's claims that the only-slightly altered antenna version for the CDMA-based variant of the iPhone 4 (in the United States) wouldn't suffer from the same problems as its GSM cousin were true. We took the device in our hand, and we began to put our hand, and fingers, in all of the spots that the antenna usually suffered from. We managed to get some interesting results.

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Verizon iPhone 4 vs HTC ThunderBolt vs Motorola Bionic

Verizon iPhone 4 vs HTC ThunderBolt vs Motorola Bionic

We've already compared the original AT&T iPhone 4 to the newly announced Verizon iPhone 4, but that's not the whole story. If you'll recall, Verizon had a press conference last week during the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where the wireless carrier unveiled a plethora of new devices. Two of the bigger names were from HTC and Motorola, which unveiled the ThunderBolt and Bionic, respectively. But, how do they compare to the iPhone 4?

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Verizon iPhone 4 moved buttons means AT&T bumpers won’t fit

Verizon iPhone 4 moved buttons means AT&T bumpers won’t fit

According to Verizon the physical changes between their new CDMA iPhone 4 and the original AT&T iPhone 4 basically amount to the new CDMA radio. However, we've spotted another potential headache for those looking to switch between the AT&T handset and the new Verizon version: the ringer mute switch and volume buttons have been moved, meaning AT&T iPhone 4 bumpers won't fit on the Verizon handset.

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