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An app lover’s look at the Motorola Droid 4

The fourth incarnation of the popular Droid line has finally arrived on Verizon. It’s available now for $199 with a new two-year contract, but prudent shoppers may find it for less at various online outlets. The hardware Like previous Droids before it, the new Droid 4 follows the same format wit ... Full Article »

February 14, 2012 6:30am

What apps did you use during the Super Bowl?

NFL Mobile carried by Verizon smartphones and tablets was not the only app used by the masses during the Super Bowl. During the last three minutes of the game, Twitter reported that 10,000 tweets were sent out each second. We will soon have the breakdown of how many were sent via mobile devices or ... Full Article »

February 6, 2012 7:17am

New Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX released on Verizon

Battery life has been an issue for smartphones from the very beginning. Motorola hopes to stand out from the crowded smartphone market with its newest Droid Razr Maxx, combining an extended battery life with a sleek design for a truly new-age phone. LG’s also debuting a CES treat on Verizon, marki ... Full Article »

January 28, 2012 12:00pm

Verizon tries to explain 4G LTE network outages

The last month of 2011 has been a rough one for the biggest cellular provider in the U.S. Its much-touted 4G LTE network, just getting on its feet in many markets, suffered three separate outages during December. As Business Insider reports, Verizon just released a statement explaining the outages, ... Full Article »

December 30, 2011 1:17pm

An ’appy weekend with the Samsung Galaxy Nexus

From an app enthusiast’s perspective, I can categorically recommend the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, but with a few caveats. Appreciating that the flagship Google smartphone is brand new, as is the OS it's running (Android 4.0, aka Ice Cream Sandwich), it still did a better job than I expected. If you ... Full Article »

December 27, 2011 6:30am

Samsung Galaxy Nexus hits US Verizon stores today

After weeks of anticipation, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus finally arrives in US stores. The much awaited smartphone is the first to show off Google’s updated Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, an OS update that promises to bridge the smartphone and tablet experience. Starting today, the Galaxy Nexus will ... Full Article »

December 15, 2011 9:10am

Samsung Galaxy Nexus could hit stores this Friday, Dec. 9

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is arguably the most anticipated Android smartphone of the year, having been unveiled just days after the latest iPhone, and hailing a completely revamped operating system. And while the Nexus has been available to UK consumers for weeks, there was little word on a US launch ... Full Article »

December 6, 2011 9:18am

Most smartphone users want 4G but don’t have much info about it

Cellular carriers have been really brandishing the term “4G” in marketing and advertising for months now, and it appears the media blitz is working. According to a new survey from market research firm In-Stat, 75 percent of its 1,208 respondents said 4G is “one of the features their ideal pho ... Full Article »

October 31, 2011 2:15pm

Verizon to add 4G LTE coverage to 35 cities through November

Verizon’s 4G LTE data network is set to expand pretty substantially on Nov. 17, when the carrier will add another 35 cities to its coverage. Verizon released the info in a press release that details all the cities that will be part of the 4G network by mid-November. That’ll bring Verizon’s to ... Full Article »

October 11, 2011 1:14pm

Sprint sues to block AT&T’s merger with T-Mobile

Sprint has taken its fight to stop the $39 billion merger between AT&T and T-Mobile to court, suing to prevent the deal under U.S. antitrust laws. The move isn’t too outside the norm, according to a story from GigaOM, but it does have Sprint throwing its hat into the ring alongside the Depart ... Full Article »

September 6, 2011 2:31pm

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