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Verizon Planning to Offer HTC Thunderbolt for Free

With the HTC Thunderbolt launched a few months ago for $249, there is word today that people who have been waiting for the price to come down are soon going to be pleased. How much is the Thunderbolt going to be discounted? How does getting Verizon’s first LTE enabled handset for free sound?

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Verizon Confirms July 7th Date for Tiered Data Switch

Well, we knew this day was coming sooner or later. Verizon has confirmed the date for what many people feared: their switch from unlimited data plans to tiered data plans. Starting on July 7th (that’s this Thursday, folks), Verizon will offer three options for smartphone users.

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Plenty of Signs Indicate Droid 3 Arriving Any Day

Motorola and Verizon’s latest collaboration, the Droid 3, is set to hit stores within a matter of days.  How do we know that?  That’s easy – everywhere you turn, there’s

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Droid Bionic Tipped for August 4 Launch

The long awaited arrival of the the Droid Bionic appears to be closing in on us.  AndroidCentral is reporting that Verizon is set to begin offering the handset come August

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Rhetorical Questions: Carriers and Their Android Endeavors

Plenty of questions come to mind when it comes to the various carriers and their Android endeavors.  Some  seem to get it right more often than not while others have

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Verizon 4G LTE-enabled Galaxy Tab10.1Now Available for Pre-order

Verizon has begun offering pre-orders to customers looking to pick up the 10-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 with support for their 4G LTE network.  The tablet is offered in Metallica Gray

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Verizon’s First Sliding QWERTY from Samsung Gets Spied

While Verizon and Samsung have already teamed up on a couple of Android smart phones (Fascinate, Continuum), they have yet to offer a sliding QWERTY form factor.  That looks to

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Droid 3 on Track for July 14 Debut

The Motorola Droid 3 looks to be arriving just a few weeks from now, and shortly after Verizon stops offering unlimited data plans.  According to information obtained by DroidAttic, the

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Tears for Tiers: A Look Inside Verizon’s Imminent Tiered Data Pricing

I’m sure by now you’ve heard about Verizon’s plan to adopt tiered data pricing. The blogs have been buzzing about it, readers have been flaming about it, and trolls… well… they’ve been trolling about it. I can’t say I’m surprised about the move, considering I’ve been a guinea pig to corporate greed for many years now. I’m often asking myself: “Why do I allow these companies to continually rip me off?” And, like most people, I just sit there and take it. Sure, we’ll complain about it, but do we ever do anything about it? I mean, if Verizon is such a bastardization of a company, why don’t we just switch carriers?

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Nexus 4G Gets Detailed!

Juicy details regarding the next Nexus device have been released thanks to the guys at Boy Genius Report. The next-gen Nexus device will likely be called the “Nexus 4G”, and it will a monster of a phone.

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Xoom Owners, Check out the New Keyboard Folio

I can almost hear all of you readers that are lucky enough to own a Xoom breathing the word “Niiiiiiiiiiice” right now, and I would have to agree. Pictured to the left is the newly released “Keyboard Folio” for the Motorola Xoom tablet

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Newly Leaked Droid Bionic Photos Paint a Different Picture

Earlier we brought you a couple of leaked Droid Bionic pics showing off its laptop dock support along with some specs reminders. Well, thanks to some newly leaked info, it

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Redesigned Droid Bionic Features Laptop Dock Connectivity

The first look at the redesigned Droid Bionic is now online, coming in the form of four leaked “in the wild”  images.  Like we’ve heard, Motorola has changed things up

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Leaked Motorola Videos Provide Look at Droid 3

A few tutorial videos have leaked online, showing the Droid 3 in moving pictures.  This is noteworthy because up until now, we’ve only had static images and rumors for the

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Tether your Wi-Fi XOOM to your Android Phone via Bluetooth

  I came across this beauty a few minutes ago on XDA.  Even though it’s a few months old, it definitely applies to the new Wi-Fi only XOOM and possibly