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Verizon HTC One release delayed again: here’s why

Verizon HTC One release delayed again: here’s why

This week a roadmap of Verizon device releases has been leaked depicting yet another date change for the HTC One. If you thought that August 1st was too late, then continued to pull your hair out when an August 15th release date was leaked, you may very well want to just shave your head bald rather than continuing to pull your hair out in frustration, because the new roadmap leaked this week pushes the Verizon HTC One back to the end of this month.

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Vodafone bringing 4G to the UK later this month

Vodafone bringing 4G to the UK later this month

EE's exclusivity on 4G data in the UK will be quickly coming to a close. O2, and now Vodafone, will be launching their 4G networks on August 29. O2 announced last week that they would launching on August 29, and today, Vodafone is turning up the competitive heat and announced an August 29 launch date as well.

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Verizon HTC One release set for Blue

Verizon HTC One release set for Blue

If you expected the Verizon release of the HTC One to be done without any special fanfare, it's time to amp up the volume. This week it's been tipped that the big red edition of the HTC One won't be done in the standard silver, nor the internationally released red. Instead, this version of the HTC One will be done in a cool blue. UPDATE: Though it still may have a blue edition down the line, the first Verizon HTC One will be silver, and it'll be here in September.

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Verizon HTC One release date moved to August 15th

Verizon HTC One release date moved to August 15th

Though we'd seen this machine in a leaked roadmap pinning it for the first of August of this year, the Verizon HTC One has appeared bumped to the middle of the month instead. What we're assuming here is that the move has a lot to do with the oncoming push for the Motorola Moto X. There's also the Motorola lineup of DROID devices coming to the carrier, each of them set for release inside August as well.

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Samsung Galaxy S 4 and Galaxy S 4 mini getting dual-mode LTE

Samsung Galaxy S 4 and Galaxy S 4 mini getting dual-mode LTE

We've already seen a wealth of different Galaxy S 4 variants pop up throughout the summer, but Samsung is continuing the trend with new models of the Galaxy S 4 and Galaxy S 4 mini by adding dual-mode LTE. Samsung says these phones are the world’s first handsets to support both TDD-LTE and FDD-LTE, but ZTE's Grand Era technically was there first.

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T-Mobile gearing up to boost 4G LTE speeds by year’s end

T-Mobile gearing up to boost 4G LTE speeds by year’s end

T-Mobile rolled out its 4G LTE network earlier this year, stating ambitious goals for coverage by the middle of the year, something it ultimately surpassed. It has been a couple of weeks since the carrier's New York City event, and the company has made a new announcement: most of its 4G LTE network will be getting a speed boost by the end of the year.

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AT&T unveils LTE wireless home phone and Internet plans in eastern U.S.

AT&T unveils LTE wireless home phone and Internet plans in eastern U.S.

AT&T has added to its in-home wireless offerings with new Wireless Home Phone and Internet plans that utilize the carrier's LTE and HSPA networks. For now the service is only being offered in the eastern United States, but could eventually be rolled out to subscribers across the nation. Furthermore, it can be tacked on to an existing Mobile Share plan.

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T-Mobile’s “Zero Dollars Down” announcement takes another stab at game-changing

T-Mobile’s “Zero Dollars Down” announcement takes another stab at game-changing

If you've been following along with the way T-Mobile is attacking the mobile service provider market this year so far, you know that they are (at least appearing to be) doing a pretty good job of shaking things up. They started by introducing the "un-carrier" plans that tossed out the idea of a 2-year contract, added "JUMP!" to allow users to switch from one device to the next when new technology is introduced to the market without penalty (effectively), and this week aim to set another fire a their competitors' feet with a zero cash down plan for every single service-providing device in their store.

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Nexus 7 LTE arriving as one SKU on multiple US carriers

Nexus 7 LTE arriving as one SKU on multiple US carriers

Google unveiled the new Nexus 7 today, complete with faster internals, as well as an impressive 1920x1200 7-inch display. Another addition to the tablet is 4G LTE, and it'll be coming to AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile when the tablet releases the US. The best part is, all three carriers will use the same SKU.

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Verizon HTC One prepares for civil war: here’s what it’s up against

Verizon HTC One prepares for civil war: here’s what it’s up against

If you're planning on picking up the Verizon iteration of the HTC One, you'll do well to know the battle said phone will be facing when it appears amongst the 4G LTE smartphone ranks of the big red carrier. What we've done here is to run down the rest of the devices that will be carried by Verizon at the time the HTC One will be released (likely August 1st) [UPDATE: Now more likely August 15th], along with reviews if we've got them (if they're on the market already, that is), or connections to information on potential specifications if they're not.

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Verizon roadmap leaks Moto X and HTC One release dates

Verizon roadmap leaks Moto X and HTC One release dates

Those looking to get a better handle on how long they'll have to wait before their beloved Motorola Moto X and/or HTC One will be waiting to hit Verizon will be able to rejoice today. A roadmap tipping the release dates of devices through the end of August has been leaked, here showing not just the Verizon HTC One, not just the Motorola Moto X, but machines from Samsung and LG as well.

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T-Mobile LTE now in 116 metro areas, 200 by year’s end

T-Mobile LTE now in 116 metro areas, 200 by year’s end

The expansion of T-Mobile's brand of 4G LTE has been suggested to be going quite a bit quicker than planned, the CEO of the company expressing this onstage at a special event in NYC. This event also played host to new devices fully prepped for the network's new largeness, devices like the Nokia Lumia 925, the Sony Xperia Z, and a software-upgraded Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, but it's the network itself that the company seemed most excited about.

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