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Verizon BlackBerry Z10 hands-on and unboxing

Verizon BlackBerry Z10 hands-on and unboxing

It's finally time to take a peek at BlackBerry 10's first big smartphone presentation here in the United States with the Verizon iteration of the BlackBerry Z10. This device is an all-touch smartphone - that feature a given on most other mobile operating systems, but a relatively new concept for BlackBerry - and works with Verizon's rather speedy 4G LTE network. What we're looking at here on day 1 are just the basics: what's different from the international edition?

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T-Mobile LTE live in seven markets starting today

T-Mobile LTE live in seven markets starting today

Today at T-Mobile's UNcarrier event in New York City, the company officially launched its 4G LTE network in seven markets around the US. These cities include Baltimore, Houston, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Phoenix, San Jose, and Washington DC. T-Mobile expects its 4G LTE network to reach 100 million Americans by mid-2013, and 200 million people by the end of 2013.

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iPhone 5 gets HD Voice on T-Mobile exclusively

iPhone 5 gets HD Voice on T-Mobile exclusively

T-Mobile has just announced that it will be launching its iPhone devices from the get-go. You will be able to purchase an iPhone 5 for a $99.99 down payment and $20 payments over the course of 24 months. You can also get the iPhone 4S for a $69.99 down payment and $20 payments over 24 months, or the iPhone 4 for a $14.00 down payment and $15 payments over 24 months. Those of you planning on getting the iPhone 5 on T-Mobile will be getting an extra treat.

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T-Mobile Uncarrier event: 5 devices they might reveal

T-Mobile Uncarrier event: 5 devices they might reveal

With the T-Mobile UNcarrier pricing list and details revealed one day early, the 4th-largest carrier in the country may very well be showing off not the plan, but the devices that'll attach to the plan at their big event! March 26th is the day that we're going to see the full show - that's tomorrow or today, depending on when you're having a peek at this post - but what we know before the fact is quite telling. Several FCC listings and the tease of several machines is what we've got right now.

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T-Mobile now allows you to actually own your phone

T-Mobile now allows you to actually own your phone

If you're thinking about picking up a smartphone in the near future and aren't connected at the hip to one carrier or another here in the USA, you might want to hear what T-Mobile has to say this week. They've got a big event coming up tomorrow, but for today they've already revealed one of the biggest announcements: contract-free smartphone plans with far lower costs than they'd ever offered before. But that's not the kicker!

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T-Mobile’s new contract-free Value Plans go live

T-Mobile’s new contract-free Value Plans go live

T-Mobile's new contract-free value plans have just gone live. All of the new plans will have unlimited calling and unlimited texting included. The cheapest plan available is the $50 unlimited talk, text, and 500MB of data plan. If you want to increase your data limit, you can do so for an accumulative $10 charge. So for the 2GB plan, you'll have to pay $60, 4GB you'll have to pay $70, etc. After you reach your data limit, your data will be throttled to 2G speeds. All of the tiered data plans come with free Mobile Hotspot, so you can tether your phone to your laptop or PC.

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AT&T LG Optimus G Pro tipped in FCC post

AT&T LG Optimus G Pro tipped in FCC post

This week the LG Optimus G Pro appears to have popped its head up with AT&T 4G LTE in mind as the FCC approves with a resounding thumbs up. What we're seeing here is an FCC approval process posting with what's said to be the code-name for the LG Optimus G Pro, just a few characters away from the original Optimus G. This device, if indeed coming to AT&T this Spring, will be a competitor for the also-giant Samsung Galaxy Note II (and possibly III) the whole year long.

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