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  • Verizon Xperia Play US release dated for mid-April
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    Verizon Xperia Play US release dated for mid-April

    By 22 March 2011

    Verizon will be launching the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play in the US in mid-April Pocket-lint has learnt. “You should see the device landing mid-April,” a Sony Ericsson product manager at a Verizon pre CTIA party told us. Although our man couldn’t...

  • Verizon Sony Ericsson Xperia Play hands-on
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    Verizon Sony Ericsson Xperia Play hands-on

    By 22 March 2011

    Why are we doing a hands-on of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, when we've already done a hands-on with the UK version in February? Good question, the reason is, because it’s actually quiet a different phone as we found out when we got to have a play...

  • CTIA 2011: We’re here
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    CTIA 2011: We’re here

    By 21 March 2011

    CTIA 2011, the US equivalent of Mobile World Congress, kicks off on Tuesday 22 March and Pocket-lint is in Orlando, Florida to bring you all the latest news, reviews and gossip as it happens. Standing for, well not much really, the show is run by CTIA...

  • HTC ThunderBolt raining in on 17 March
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    HTC ThunderBolt raining in on 17 March

    By 15 March 2011

    The HTC ThunderBolt is landing in the States on 17 March, and will become the first smartphone to take advantage of Verizon's 4G LTE network. The Froyo handset (no plans for Gingerbread just yet) was announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last...

  • VIDEO: The saddest Apple launch ever?
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    VIDEO: The saddest Apple launch ever?

    By 10 February 2011

    Queue barriers? Check. Early opening time? Check Hordes of whooping and cheering Apple staff? Check. Massive line of people waiting to get the latest Apple device? Er.......no, not exactly (unless two is a massive number?). These were the scenes at the...

  • Verizon iPhone teardown hints at dualmode iPhone 5
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    Verizon iPhone teardown hints at dualmode iPhone 5

    By 8 February 2011

    Verizon may have announced that it has had to cease online orders of the iPhone 4 to its existing customers after a record of first day of sales, but that hasn't stopped teardown champion iFixit from nabbing one. And, rather than sticking it on eBay for...

  • Verizon sells out of iPhone 4s
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    Verizon sells out of iPhone 4s

    By 7 February 2011

    Verizon Wireless in the US has revealed that it has ceased online orders of the iPhone 4 to its existing customers, after a record of first day sales on . This new round of demand is due to the CDMA antenna which has been equipped to the Verizon iPhone...

  • iTunes 10.1.2 available now
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    iTunes 10.1.2 available now

    By 28 January 2011

    We'd love to tell you that the latest version of iTunes - 10.1.2 - has a killer new feature that will not only blow your mind, but will also change the world as we know it, Apple-stylee. But it hasn't and it won't - however you'll still need to get it...

  • VIDEO: Apple wants Verizon and AT&T to play nicely
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    VIDEO: Apple wants Verizon and AT&T to play nicely

    By 24 January 2011

    While AT&T and iPhone 4 newcomer Verizon seem set to continue their own war of words ahead of the handset's launch onto a second US network on 10 February - it looks as if the chaps in Cupertino want everybody in the Apple family to get along. This latest...

  • VIDEO: Verizon iPhone advert thanks those who waited
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    VIDEO: Verizon iPhone advert thanks those who waited

    By 21 January 2011

    How do you launch a phone that's already been launched before? Well, if you're Verizon and you're launching the iPhone, the easy way to do it would seem to be a advert that says thanks for waiting and not shifting to AT&T.  Verizon has started rolling...

  • Motorola Droid Bionic hands-on
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    Motorola Droid Bionic hands-on

    By 18 January 2011

    Unlike the company's Atrix 4G, the Motorola Droid Bionic isn't coming to the UK. It's a 4G LTE device, and it will remain that way - sadly, restricting it to US soil only. Our loss, though, is North America's gain. For starters, the name is extremely...

  • iLuv iPhone 4 CDMA cases: Let the confusion begin
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    iLuv iPhone 4 CDMA cases: Let the confusion begin

    By 14 January 2011

    The iPhone 4 finally, after months of speculation, landed on Verizon in the States this week. And although, stats-wise, its version of the iPhone 4 is the same model as the original, a close examination of the chassis reveals that, because of the handset...

  • iPhone 4 Verizon vs iPhone 4 AT&T
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    iPhone 4 Verizon vs iPhone 4 AT&T

    By 12 January 2011

    Finally AT&T has some competition in the US as the iPhone hits Verizon. Just because there are two networks carrying Apple’s darling though, that doesn’t mean that it’s quite the same deal with both companies. Yes, there’s that small matter of...

  • Mobile hotspot iPhone function could come with iOS 4.3
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    Mobile hotspot iPhone function could come with iOS 4.3

    By 12 January 2011

    When Verizon announced its CDMA version iPhone on Tuesday, one of the most interesting revelations was that the handset would offer mobile hotspot capabilities for up to five devices. This has led to speculation that this could become a feature for all...

  • Verizon iPhone officially announced....finally
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    Verizon iPhone officially announced....finally

    By 11 January 2011

    Verizon has revealed what was possibly the worst kept secret in the tech industry - that the iPhone has finally landed on its network. Speaking at a press event in New York, Verizon CEO Lowell Macadam said: "If the press write something long enough, eventually...

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4G incoming
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    Samsung Galaxy Tab 4G incoming

    By 7 January 2011

    Spare a thought for the poor old Samsung Galaxy Tab. Once the toast of the Android tablet world, the 7-incher has had to sit back and watch as Honeycomb tablets literally Xoom past it over in Vegas. But there is some good news in Galaxy Tab land as Verizon...

  • HTC Sense sees integrated Android Skype video chat
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    HTC Sense sees integrated Android Skype video chat

    By 6 January 2011

    iOS4 users recently got to enjoy Skype video chat with an update to the popular VoIP service, starting murmurs of malcontent among Android users (those with compatible devices that is…) We’ve just had our hands on the new 4G HTC ThunderBolt and were...

  • HTC ThunderBolt hands-on
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    HTC ThunderBolt hands-on

    By 6 January 2011

    HTC has launched a new Verizon exclusive handset, the HTC ThunderBolt. It will be part of Verizon’s growing 4G arsenal of devices, bringing lightening fast data to all that HTC Sense connected goodness. The ThunderBolt is a variant of the HTC Desire...

  • HTC Thunderbolt adds 4G for Verizon
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    HTC Thunderbolt adds 4G for Verizon

    By 29 December 2010

    At first glimpse you'd be forgiven for thinking that the phone pictured is one of the HTC Desire HD. After all, it does bear an uncanny resemblance to its HTC cousin. But take a closer look. The silver panel at the top is slightly longer, the grey border...

  • First Look: Samsung Continuum review
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    First Look: Samsung Continuum review

    By 9 November 2010

    When clamshell phones were all the rage we revelled with excitement at the idea of a second screen on the outside that would give you valuable information without having to flip open the handset. In an age where phones are blocks of plastic, metal and...

  • Samsung Continuum hands-on
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    Samsung Continuum hands-on

    By 9 November 2010

    Samsung and Verizon have launched a dual screen Android 2.1 phone handset for the US market at a packed event in New York City, and Pocket-lint was there to have a quick hands-on fumble before getting to work on bringing you a more in-depth first look...

  • Samsung Zeal: E Ink keyboard phone leaked
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    Samsung Zeal: E Ink keyboard phone leaked

    By 9 November 2010

    Verizon dropped the ball lately, accidentally leaking some yet to be released handsets via an inventory. And whilst the, now confirmed, Samsung Continuum phone gobbled up most of the attention, an intriguing little handset called the Samsung Zeal almost...

  • Verizon Samsung Continuum phone lets you see double
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    Verizon Samsung Continuum phone lets you see double

    By 8 November 2010

    Samsung and Verizon have announced the official launch of the much rumoured Samsung Continuum in the US, at an event in New York City. It's a Google Android 2.1-powered smartphone that features not one, but two screens on its front. It's something that's...

  • New iPhone coming early 2011
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    New iPhone coming early 2011

    By 8 October 2010

    A new iPhone is coming at the start of 2011, if reports are to be believed, bringing some new tech on board. But, to the disappointment of fanboys everywhere, this doesn't mean an early arrival for the iPhone 5, but a CDMA-enabled device to work on the...

  • Samsung Continuum: The dual screen Galaxy S handset
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    Samsung Continuum: The dual screen Galaxy S handset

    By 1 October 2010

    As well as unearthing more details on the Motorola Stingray, the Verizon roadmap also provided some extra info on the latest Samsung Galaxy S incumbent - the Samsung Continuum. We know that the Continuum (model number SCH-i400) will have the same 1GHz...