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  • HTC M7 heading to AT&T, Verizon and Sprint
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    HTC M7 heading to AT&T, Verizon and Sprint

    By 23 January 2013

    As Mobile World Congress 2013 swiftly approaches, there have been plenty of leaks for HTC's next flagship. Specs and design detail have been leaked for the M7, including a quad-core processor and 1080p screen. Now we've had our first look at potential...

  • Verizon Droid DNA by HTC now official - J Butterfly makes it out of Japan
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    Verizon Droid DNA by HTC now official - J Butterfly makes it out of Japan

    By 13 November 2012

    Verizon and HTC have officially launched the Droid DNA, the US version of the HTC J Butterfly available in Japan. Apart from a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon Pro S4 1.5GHz processor, its major showcase feature is a mighty 5-inch 1080p super LCD 3 display...

  • Verizon Droid DNA leaks ahead of Tuesday launch
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    Verizon Droid DNA leaks ahead of Tuesday launch

    By 12 November 2012

    More official-looking press shots of the Droid DNA, the 5-inch HTC phone-cum-tablet, have turned up on Twitter, confirming an earlier leak by Verizon. The new HTC smartphone - a re-working of the HTC J Butterfly launched in Japan last month - is expected...

  • Motorola Droid Razr HD, Razr Maxx HD, Razr M announced
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    Motorola Droid Razr HD, Razr Maxx HD, Razr M announced

    By 5 September 2012

    Motorola has announced a new family of Razr devices at a packed event in New York: the Droid Razr HD, Droid Razr Maxx HD and Droid Razr M. Motorola outlined three key "bets" for their new devices: speed, power management and Android, which the new Razr...

  • 5 September Motorola smartphone to have edge-to-edge display
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    5 September Motorola smartphone to have edge-to-edge display

    By 1 September 2012

    Motorola will launch a new phone on 5 September that features an edge-to-edge display, according to sources talking to Bloomberg. "Motorola Mobility’s next mobile phone, due to be unveiled at an event with Verizon Wireless next week, will feature an...

  • iPhone 5 release date is 21 September, suggests Verizon vacation blackout
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    iPhone 5 release date is 21 September, suggests Verizon vacation blackout

    By 22 August 2012

    Verizon, the US mobile phone operator, has reportedly issued a holiday blackout from 21 September to 30 September, leading many commentators to believe  the news corroborates the launch of the iPhone 5 in America. "A trusted Verizon employee has just...

  • What is 4G?
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    What is 4G?

    By 21 August 2012

    You've probably heard the term 4G thrown casually into conversation by mobile phone aficionados, but what does it actually mean? In simple terms, 4G refers to the fourth generation of wireless technology networks and follows on from 2G and 3G. While 1G...

  • Samsung Galaxy S3 confirmed and dated for the US - arrives this month
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    Samsung Galaxy S3 confirmed and dated for the US - arrives this month

    By 4 June 2012

    If you've been sitting in America staring over the Atlantic in envy at us here in the UK with our Samsung Galaxy S III Android smartphones, fear not chums - Samsung has just confirmed that you you'll be getting it too. "The Samsung Galaxy S III is coming...

  • HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE coming to Verizon
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    HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE coming to Verizon

    By 7 May 2012

    Just last month Verizon accidentally leaked details of the HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE. Today it’s been announced officially, with full specs that mirror what most of us already knew. But that’s not to take away from this super-fast smartphone. As...

  • Verizon Droid 4 by Motorola pictures and hands-on
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    Verizon Droid 4 by Motorola pictures and hands-on

    By 16 January 2012

    The Droid range in the US on Verizon has always had a special place in many people's hearts. It might be big, it might be a tad on the ugly side, but it has a full QWERTY keyboard for those that still have a love for the hard button rather than touch...

  • LG Spectrum pictures and hands-on
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    LG Spectrum pictures and hands-on

    By 16 January 2012

    If the LG Spectrum or LG Nitro HD look familiar that's because they are. LG launched the original phone in its home country of Korea last year under the guise of the LG Optimus LTE. The Spectrum isn't exactly the same handset but it's pretty darn similar....

  • Verizon announces Motorola Droid 4
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    Verizon announces Motorola Droid 4

    By 9 January 2012

    The original Droid was the phone that changed Android's fortunes in the US. Now, Verizon is hoping that it will get people excited about 4G and the fourth iteration lands in the US. The handset is also the slimmest 4G slider phone yet, according to Verizon,...

  • Galaxy Nexus goes on sale in US
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    Galaxy Nexus goes on sale in US

    By 14 December 2011

    The Galaxy Nexus has gone on sale in the US ending numerous rumours as to when it was going to be available to Americans keen to get the new Ice Cream Sandwich powered phone from Google and Samsung. The new Android 4.0 phone, which will come with 4G...

  • Samsung Galaxy Nexus is the Nexus Prime
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    Samsung Galaxy Nexus is the Nexus Prime

    By 22 November 2011

    A long time ago in a Galaxy far away there was a phone that was all set to be the third Google branded Nexus instalment. That phone, you may recall, leaked several times under the guise of the Google Nexus Prime. Alas, the Nexus Prime wasn't to be though,...

  • Samsung Stratosphere 4G LTE QWERTY smartphone announced
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    Samsung Stratosphere 4G LTE QWERTY smartphone announced

    By 10 October 2011

    Samsung has launched the Stratosphere smartphone, a Verizon handset packing 4G LTE connectivity and QWERTY keyboard. The super sized handset features a 4-inch Super AMOLED display and a 5-row slide out QWERTY keyboard behind. Inside is a 1GHz A8 hummingbird...

  • Motorola Droid 3  review
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    Motorola Droid 3 review

    By 19 July 2011

    Few companies get a second bite at the mobile cherry. Motorola took its initially awesome RAZR phone and flogged it until it wasn’t just a dead horse but little more than neatly canned dog food. With the company’s handset business on the brink of...

  • VIDEO: Motorola Xoom 2 leaked by Verizon?
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    VIDEO: Motorola Xoom 2 leaked by Verizon?

    By 17 June 2011

    OTT door blasting action? Check. Minimalist looking living room? Check. Sexy lady? Check. Mystery tablet in hand? Check. Well, well, well - what do we have here? It's a Honeycomb tablet powered by Verizon that's for sure, but it sure as heck isn't one...

  • Verizon iPad 2s pulled for manufacturing glitch
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    Verizon iPad 2s pulled for manufacturing glitch

    By 13 June 2011

    Apple has responded to reports that it was recalling Verizon iPad 2s by saying that only a small number of devices were affected, and that it was a minor manufacturing glitch at fault. It was not a technical problem with the tablets themselves. The glitch...

  • Verizon iPad 2s on mass recall?
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    Verizon iPad 2s on mass recall?

    By 10 June 2011

    Both customers and Apple Store employees are reporting that Verizon iPad 2s are being recalled by Apple and that in many cases stock is either being sent back to the manufacturer or, in some extreme cases, being halted in transit. The scale or reason...

  • VIDEO: Motorola Droid 3 / Milestone 3 in action
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    VIDEO: Motorola Droid 3 / Milestone 3 in action

    By 6 June 2011

    Whilst the Motorola Droid X2 has been leaking all over the place, it looks as if the Droid / Milestone 3 has made its way to near officialdom without even a drop of unofficial murmur. Until now that is, as we're treated to not one, not even two, but three...

  • Viva LG Revolution: Mid-entry 4G handset priced and dated
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    Viva LG Revolution: Mid-entry 4G handset priced and dated

    By 25 May 2011

    LG and Verizon have come clean with the release details for the mid-level Android handset - the LG Revolution - stating that it will be available from 26 May, priced at $249.99 with a two-year contract. We first got wind of the LG Revolution, a US only...

  • Samsung Galaxy S II, or should that be the Samsung Attain, Function, or Within?
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    Samsung Galaxy S II, or should that be the Samsung Attain, Function, or Within?

    By 18 May 2011

    US mobile phone operators are a curious bunch. Keen to boast of exclusive handset offerings they like to rename any phone they get so you instantly know which operator you’ve got it from. Happy to oblige, Samsung looks to be giving its Samsung Galaxy...

  • HTC ThunderBolt   review
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    HTC ThunderBolt review

    By 17 May 2011

    The HTC ThunderBolt is one of the very, very few 4G devices to actually be up and running on a 4G network (Verizon’s LTE roll-out in the US). As such, it’s perfectly positioned to act as a lightning rod for all the myths, hype and hassles that come...

  • Verizon boss hints at dualmode global iPhone 5
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    Verizon boss hints at dualmode global iPhone 5

    By 22 April 2011

    We kind of already suspected as much, due to the Qualcomm MDM6600 chip found inside the Verizon iPhone 4 (a chip that is both GSM and CDMA compatible), but now Verizon CFO Fran Shammo has seemingly confirmed that the next-gen iPhone 5 will, in fact, be...

  • Verizon iPad 2 connectivity fix comes by way of iOS 4.3.2 update
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    Verizon iPad 2 connectivity fix comes by way of iOS 4.3.2 update

    By 12 April 2011

    The reported connectivity issues on the Verizon version of the iPad 2 could be getting a fix thanks to the upcoming iOS 4.3.2 update. BGR has reported that the update, which should be finding its way onto iOS device in the next couple of weeks, will fix...