Sprint adds 40 markets to LTE footprint

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Sprint on Monday announced that it has added another 40 markets to its 4G LTE network. The areas, which seem to be scattered all over the country, bring the total up to 340 markets. We are making great strides towards achieving nationwide scale with 4G LTE. The momentum we have demonstrates our ...

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Lenovo debuts four new smartphones, including LTE-ready Vibe Z

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Lenovo gets the year going with four new Android smartphones Lenovo on Thursday introduced its new line of Android-powered smartphones, including their first LTE-equipped handset. In addition to LTE support, the Vibe Z is a razor thin (7.9mm) and features a quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor. ...

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Win a Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE [12 Days of Giveways] (Update)

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Today marks the sixth day of our 12 Days of Giveaways promotion which sees us giving out all sorts of wonderful Android-related stuff. We’ve already given away hundreds of dollars worth of stuff and we’re just hitting the halfway point! Among other great prizes, the next few days ...

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Sprint announces 70 new LTE markets; ends year with 300 cities

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Sprint on Monday announced that there are 70 new markets with the carrier’s 4G LTE network. Having crossed the 300 city mark, the coverage doesn’t so much as expand as it does fill in holes. Notably, San Diego, St. Louis, and Green Bay are among the bigger markets getting quicker ...

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Nexus 5 now shipping with slightly altered physical appearance

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Over at XDA Developers forum, some new owners of the Nexus 5, and those that returned theirs for defects, are reporting that their devices are slightly different from those that originally shipped at launch. According to XDA member shinral, some devices had noisy buttons, a protruding SIM card ...

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Nexus 4 LTE chatter resumes with Bluetooth SIG listing

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Google may be ready to soon debut a new 4G LTE version of the Nexus 4 smartphone, if you put stock into today’s chatter. An LG-E960 spotted at the Bluetooth SIG this week has people talking up the potentially refreshed Android handset in the form of a LTE-capable Nexus 4. While there are ...

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Verizon rolls out LTE on AWS spectrum in key markets

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Verizon has begun rolling out LTE in its AWS spectrum in key U.S. markets, according to new reports. Also used by T-Mobile, the spectrum gives the carrier more room to grow and expand the network to capable devices.  While Verizon hasn’t confirmed which areas have started getting the ...

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Might Google refresh the Nexus 4 with LTE for Android 4.4?

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Here we go again with yet another Android 4.4/Nexus rumor… Google could be readying a refreshed version of the LG Nexus 4 with LTE support and have it ready to go with Android 4.4 KitKat. The rumor suggests that instead of introducing one new model this fall, Google will tweak the current ...

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HTC: Android 4.3 coming to EVO 4G LTE by year’s end

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HTC president of American division, Jason Mackenzie, announced over the weekend that the Android 4.3 update is expected to hit the HTC EVO 4G LTE by the end of the year. Currently running Android 4.1 with Sense 4.0, the phone will also be updated to include Sense 5 UI. Considering the HTC EVO ...

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Android 4.3.1 update hitting Nexus 7 LTE

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An Android 4.3.1 Jelly Bean software update has started rolling out to the Nexus 7 LTE, according to multiple reports. It’s unclear as to what is in the JLS36I build however its 16.6MB file size could be telling. Considering the small size we’re inclined to believe it’s minor ...

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Sprint 4G LTE network hits 185 markets with new expansion

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Sprint today turned on 4G LTE service in 34 more markets, featuring an enhanced customer experience that provides faster data speeds in more places where customers want it. Sprint already offers 4G LTE in such major cities as Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles and San Juan, Puerto ...

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T-Mobile 4G LTE network reaches 154 metro areas

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T-Mobile also announced today its blazing-fast 4G LTE network now reaches 180 million people in 154 metro areas across the United States. The company is quickly building toward nationwide 4G LTE coverage, in addition to its nationwide 4G HSPA+ network, which reaches 228 million people. ...

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Reminder: T-Mobile offering 2GB data free with Nexus 7 LTE

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As many of you know, the new Nexus 7 with LTE is now available from the Google Play Store and soon from T-Mobile stores.  The LTE version of the Nexus 7 packs 32GB of storage (more like 27GB give or take) and all the latest Android bells and whistles. Google’s flagship 7-inch LTE tablet –... ...

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Pantech debuts Vega LTE-A IM-A880S for South Korea

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Pantech has announced a new Android smartphone for its home-turf Korean market which includes a couple of cutting-edge features. For starters, the Vega LTE-A IM-A880S (what a mouthful) boasts a quad-core 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB RAM, a 13-megapixel rear camera, and 16GB/32GB storage ...

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Samsung debuts dual-mode LTE Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S4 Mini

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Samsung has introduced new dual-mode LTE versions of the Galaxy S4 and its smaller sibling, the Galaxy S4 Mini. Samsung claims that these two are the first commercially available devices to offer dual-mode (TDD-LTE and FDD-LTE) support however ZTE has already a Grand Era (2012) which features ...

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