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Verizon’s Lumia lifeboat could buoy Nokia

Verizon’s Lumia lifeboat could buoy Nokia

The mobile device and data carrier Verizon is often considered the one to beat in the United States, making this week's report of a possible exclusive release with Nokia a ray of positive light for the smartphone manufacturer. Sources have mentioned the possibility of a device coming to Verizon in the very near future by the name Nokia Lumia 928, one we've heard rumors of before. This device would take the successes of the Nokia Lumia 920 and bring a Verizon-tuned setup to the market with 4G LTE, aiming for a win with Windows Phone 8 while the majority of the devices carried by this top US mobile provider run iOS or Android.

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LG Lucid 2 Review

LG Lucid 2 Review

Last year Verizon and LG partnered up to offer an inexpensive smartphone in the LG Lucid with 4G LTE, and now a year later we have the new and improved LG Lucid 2 on the SlashGear review bench. Today we'll be taking a look at LG's latest budget friendly 4G LTE packing smartphone over on Verizon Wireless. It's absolutely free on contract from Big Red and runs Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean and more so read on to see if it's worth it - even for a freebie.

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Verizon’s CEO says video accounts for half of its traffic

Verizon’s CEO says video accounts for half of its traffic

Verizon's CEO attended the National Association of Broadcasters conference, stating yesterday that half of Verizon Wireless's traffic is from videos, a number that is expected to continually increase over the next several years, eventually accounting for about 2/3rds of it. He then went on to discuss a conversation he had with the late Steve Jobs over the iPhone and LTE.

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AT&T Mobility CEO spotted at Facebook Phone event

AT&T Mobility CEO spotted at Facebook Phone event

This morning as we prepare to enter the Android-centric Facebook event, we've spotted no less than Ralph de la Vega himself: AT&T Mobility President and CEO. As the mobile carrier's president steps into Building 16 at 1 Hacker Way, it essentially means a lock for a real-deal Facebook Phone coming up later today.

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Verizon 4G LTE Router available now for $99

Verizon 4G LTE Router available now for $99

If you're wanting to take advantage of Verizon's 4G LTE in your home, and are wanting a device that both wired and wireless devices can connect to, Verizon just released a new router that does the trick. Simply named the 4G LTE Router, this bad boy can take on ethernet connections and WiFi connections at the same time. It can support up to a whopping 20 WiFi connections, and has four ethernet ports on the back.

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AT&T expands LTE to 14 new markets

AT&T expands LTE to 14 new markets

It's no doubt that AT&T is trying to catch up to Verizon when it comes to their LTE network, but AT&T is slowly gaining ground. The carrier announced today that they've added LTE in 14 new markets in various areas across the US, including Mount Vernon, Washington and Fresno, California. Customers in these areas will now be able to get faster speeds while browsing on the go.

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LG Lucid2 hits Verizon: free wireless charging wonder

LG Lucid2 hits Verizon: free wireless charging wonder

Here comes the LG Optimus F5 for the United States, folks, named LG Lucid2 and available from Verizon with 4G LTE and wireless charging to boot! This smartphone is made to be your one-stop-shop for mid-range greatness, complete with a 4.3-inch qHD IPS LCD display, Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean (with LG's modifications) right out of the box, and a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor! This smartphone is also completely free with a 2-year contract signed up with Verizon starting on April 4th.

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Casio G’z0ne Commando reboots with 4G LTE

Casio G’z0ne Commando reboots with 4G LTE

The Casio G'z0ne Commando has been a rather quiet option on Verizon's network, but for those wanting a rugged and tough smartphone on Big Red's network, the Commando is a very safe bet. It's even a better option now because a new version of the phone was seen making its way through the FCC, equipped with Verizon's blazingly-fast 4G LTE.

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Kindle Fire HD 8.9 4G LTE for AT&T will be available April 5th

Kindle Fire HD 8.9 4G LTE for AT&T will be available April 5th

The 4G LTE version of Amazon's Kindle Fire HD 8.9 will arrive at select AT&T stores all across the nation starting on April 5th. The carrier will be the first carrier to sell the Kindle Fire HD tablet at its retail locations, and with an optional two-year contract. This comes at a perfect time because earlier in March, Amazon had slashed the price of its Kindle Fire HD 8.9 tablets, reducing the 4G version by up to $100.

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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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