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Verizon Ellipsis device may share voice and data to everyone around you

Verizon Ellipsis device may share voice and data to everyone around you

There's a device in development here at the tail end of 2013 by the name of Ellipsis, and its early appearance in patent applications suggest that it'll aim to change the way users work with data. With the description as a "wireless telecommunications device featuring transmission of voice, data, image and video", Verizon's Ellipsis device will likely take a form not unlike that of a mobile data hotspot. This device, though, may be the physical embodiment of a shared data, voice, and text plan.

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iPad Air & Mini Retina LTE detailed (plus T-Mobile 200MB no-cost option)

iPad Air & Mini Retina LTE detailed (plus T-Mobile 200MB no-cost option)

The iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display will each support fourteen LTE bands, the greatest number of any of Apple's 4G-capable devices so far, with carriers like T-Mobile already trying to differentiate themselves from the crowd with the promise of bundled data. The two new tablets, announced this morning, will work with nine carriers' LTE networks in the US, including the big four, though only T-Mobile is offering 200MB of free data for those who choose to slot in the carrier's SIM.

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iPhone most satisfying on AT&T and Verizon says JD Power

iPhone most satisfying on AT&T and Verizon says JD Power

The iPhone is the most satisfying smartphone on AT&T and Verizon, while customers of other carriers are happier with Samsung devices, according to the latest set of JD Power experience surveys. Breaking down the smartphone satisfaction score by each of the four top US carriers for the first time, the new batch of numbers - gathered between February and August this year - indicate Apple's iOS handset is the most rewarding across the two largest networks, though Samsung has made advances since the last survey.

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Verizon HTC One Max release coming “this holiday season”

Verizon HTC One Max release coming “this holiday season”

There's little doubt now that Verizon is switching up the way it does business with HTC smartphones, bringing on the HTC One Max not long after the release of the original HTC One. While normally we'd see Verizon carrying a single HTC device of the same caliber, this time around the 4G LTE-toting mobile company is making with a double-down. Have a peek at SlashGear's HTC One Max review to see how very similar to the original HTC One this larger device really is.

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Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Developer Edition release imminent

Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Developer Edition release imminent

Straight out of Samsung's own device archives comes a listing for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Developer Edition with 4G LTE from Verizon Wireless here in the USA. This device will almost certainly be released with its bootloader unlocked and ready to roll for developers (and hackers) galore. This device will also be appearing with the full collection of features pushed with the standard edition featured in our Samsung Galaxy Note 3 review, S Pen and all.

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Verizon Nokia tablet Lumia 2520 tipped for November 17th

Verizon Nokia tablet Lumia 2520 tipped for November 17th

The Nokia Lumia 2520 has gone by several names in the past - most recently "Sirius" - and is now being rumored to appear with Verizon first (and perhaps exclusively) in the third week of November. This bright red machine has been tipped several times to be appearing with Verizon at some point or another, coming up quick with a 10.1-inch display and no less than Windows 8.1 RT. That's the kicker - it will almost certainly be bringing on a new edition of Windows, but with the tablet-aimed RT attached to the end.

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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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Vital Connect fitness tracking wearable gets serious about mHealth

Vital Connect fitness tracking wearable gets serious about mHealth

Fitness tracking wearables like Fitbit and Jawbone UP are big business right now, but what if you want more from your heath monitoring? mHealth startup Vital Connect is weighing into just that market, with a disposable wireless health monitor that can unlock your biometrics for your smartphone, the cloud, and even remotely to your doctor, nurse, or medical specialist. We caught up with the company to find out what was involved, and whether we should expect wireless fitness tracking to get serious.

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Wi-MM Bike+ tracks your bike through the cloud

Wi-MM Bike+ tracks your bike through the cloud

Is your bike 3G-enabled? Wi-MM thinks it should be, and the startup's Bike+ BPU-100 anti-theft and cycling computer system is the way it hopes to help cyclists keep track of their metal steeds. Built in partnership with Verizon's Innovation Center in San Francisco, Wi-MM - "Wireless Machine-to-Machine", and not to be confused with the Google-acquired smartwatch company WIMM - plans to strap a combination GPS and 3G-enabled adapter to your bike's crossbar, initially integrated into a water bottle holder, which constantly pings its position to the cloud.

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