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iPhone 5 to remain GSM unlocked at Verizon

iPhone 5 to remain GSM unlocked at Verizon

Last week, we told you that the iPhone 5 comes with a special little bonus if you're buying from Verizon. The massive carrier's version of the iPhone 5 is GSM unlocked, meaning that users could potentially pop in a SIM card from another carrier, say AT&T for example, and use the phone on its network. This feature will definitely be appreciated by travelers, and today we have even more good news to share: Verizon says that it has no plans to lock down its iPhone 5.

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Verizon: Share everything plans better than expected – Unlimited data is fading away

Verizon: Share everything plans better than expected – Unlimited data is fading away

Today Verizon's big CFO Fran Shammo has issued a few statements that are both good and bad, to say the least. During an annual investors conference Shammo stated that their new share everything plans were doing much better than expected, and seeing higher customer adaption then planned for. However he also mentioned a few things that should have us worried.

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Isis mobile payment trial run hit with a delay

Isis mobile payment trial run hit with a delay

Isis, the mobile payment service that is the result of a Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile team-up, was supposed to enter into its first round of trial runs later this month. Instead, CNET reports that its developers have hit a few roadblocks, and have now pushed the launch of that first trial run back a bit. We don't know when, precisely, the trial run of Isis will be kicking off now, but we're told that we can expect more news on it soon.

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Samsung Galaxy Note II leak points to Verizon release

Samsung Galaxy Note II leak points to Verizon release

Samsung may be looking to offer its new Galaxy Note II at a variety of different carries, much like it did with the Galaxy S III. A new report from BriefMobile pegs the phablet as heading for a Verizon release, showing off a screenshot that sports the model number SCH-1605. As if that weren't enough, BriefMobile's sources say that the Galaxy Note II will be launching at most if not all of the major carriers in the US.

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BlackBerry 10 will be available at Verizon on launch day

BlackBerry 10 will be available at Verizon on launch day

It's hardly a secret that RIM is suffering in a big way, and the company is hoping that the eventual release of BlackBerry 10 will be able to pull it out of this rut. RIM has been given a glimmer of hope in the form of a Verizon announcement, with the company's chief marketing officer Tami Erwin telling CNET that Verizon will offer at least one BlackBerry 10 device when the operating system launches.

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