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Verizon iPhone 6 gets VoLTE enabled

Verizon iPhone 6 gets VoLTE enabled

Verizon Wireless has quietly enabled VoLTE for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners, finally allowing for simultaneous voice and data use on the carrier's handsets. The functionality, which can be turned on in the iPhone's settings, shifts voice calls to over the 4G data connection.

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NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet LTE hits pre-order today

NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet LTE hits pre-order today

NVIDIA is throwing the 4G version of its SHIELD Tablet up for pre-order, adding an unlocked LTE modem to the potent Android slate. The new model, which is up for order today and will ship September 30th, also doubles the onboard storage to 32GB, a timely increase considering there are also three new SHIELD Tablet optimized games incoming too.

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InfoSonics verykool SL5000 joins the Android LTE market

InfoSonics verykool SL5000 joins the Android LTE market

There are a myriad Android smartphone brands in the market, but majority of the most popular ones either offer rather expensive flagships or budget devices that can only do 3G. If you're on the look out for an affordable 4G handset, you have quite a limited number of choices. Fortunately, those choices just got incremented by one with the new verykool SL5000, InfoSonics' first LTE-enabled smartphone.

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John Legere’s T-Mobile USA is eating its rivals’ lunches

John Legere’s T-Mobile USA is eating its rivals’ lunches

T-Mobile USA is kicking off Uncarrier 7.0, and while John Legere might be proving to be a controversial chief exec with his regular rival-baiting, it seems his aggressive strategy is paying off. August was the biggest post-paid net-add growth in the history of the carrier, Legere revealed today; "Let me tell you the startling event that happened... it was August!"

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iPhone 6 LTE hits 20-bands, Wi-Fi speeds up

iPhone 6 LTE hits 20-bands, Wi-Fi speeds up

With the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple is bringing on 20 bands of LTE. That’s a whole lot. They’ll also be bringing on "carrier aggregation" to maximize their speed potential, and will be rolling with more LTE roaming than any Apple device before.

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ASUS MeMO Pad 7 slims KitKat slate with LTE

ASUS MeMO Pad 7 slims KitKat slate with LTE

ASUS has revamped its MeMO Pad 7 Android tablet, bringing the 7-inch Android 4.4 slate down to 8.3mm thick and throwing Intel's Atom Z3560 processor inside. Revealed at IFA 2014 today, the MeMO Pad 7 has a 1920 x 1200 Full HD IPS display which ASUS is pushing for video consumption, along with Bluetooth aptX for higher-quality audio while you try not to disturb everyone else on the plane.

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The iPhone 6: here’s what to expect

The iPhone 6: here’s what to expect

Now that the iPhone 6 has been leaked to oblivion, it’s time to round it all up and offer a look at what your next iPhone just might be. From the visual punches to the specs and software, we take a look at all we’ve heard to this point. With Apple’s mysterious event happening in just over a week, let’s consider what will come of their biggest product announcement since the original iPhone.

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T-Mobile doubles family plans, eases tablet add-ons

T-Mobile doubles family plans, eases tablet add-ons

T-Mobile USA is expanding its family plans and allowing Simple Choice subscribers to add a tablet to their plans, as the carrier continues its aggressive price war. The changes mean that family plans will now support up to ten lines, rather than the five of before, which T-Mobile says comes after requests from larger families and small businesses.

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Verizon VoLTE launch imminent: HD Voice & Video Calls

Verizon VoLTE launch imminent: HD Voice & Video Calls

Verizon will begin its Voice over LTE (VoLTE) roll-out over the next few weeks, pushing HD Voice and video calls over the carrier's 4G data network. The much-promised technology, which marks the beginning of a shift away from CDMA voice calls, will require compatible handsets on both ends of the call - whether audio or video - though Verizon says that several devices will be eligible after a software update.

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T-Mobile adds 2GB LTE option to Simple Starter

T-Mobile adds 2GB LTE option to Simple Starter

T-Mobile USA threw the cat among the budget pigeons back in April with its Simple Starter plan, a $40 tariff promising no data overage fees, and now the carrier is adding an upgrade option for those wanting more internet access. Until now, Simple Starter included 500 MB of LTE data each month, but for $5 extra T-Mobile will bump that up to 2GB.

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iPhone 6 might have a better (but older) LTE modem

iPhone 6 might have a better (but older) LTE modem

One of the features we all want (or need) on a modern smartphone is LTE. Faster LTE is sometimes considered better, but the chipset top-end handles theoretical speeds we typically don’t meet. A new report about an iPhone 6 component suggests Apple is being a bit more realistic about data transfer speeds, and wants to improve on that.

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Who has the best public WiFi? OpenSignal tells us

Who has the best public WiFi? OpenSignal tells us

OpenSignal, who know a whole lot about signal strength and finding the best signal, have released a report detailing which public WiFi is the best. Their information rates hotel chains, Starbucks WiFi, and even WiFi versus LTE. In combing the report, we found some things you might be surprised to find.

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