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Samsung and Verizon Announce 3 New 4G LTE Devices

At CES 2011 Samsung Mobile announced 3 brand new 4G LTE devices.  All 3 new devices are the first of their kind.  These new 4G gadgets will all be available

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Verizon Drops Price of Galaxy Tab to $499, PLUS Free Movie Rentals

Everyone loves discounts, right?  The guys over at Droid-Life have stumbled across some great info about Verizon’s Galaxy Tab from Samsung.  Apparently they have cut a hundred dollars off the

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Spending Some Time With The Samsung Continuum (Review)

A sexy, sleek new Android device from Verizon Wireless brings a little twist to makes it stand out on its own. While it sports the Galaxy S logo many are familiar with, the Continuum separates itself with a few distinctions. The smaller 3.4″ Super AMOLED screen really is a beauty, just like all the other Galaxy S devices. The 1.8″ ticker display is the first thing to stand out & separate the Continuum from the rest of the pack. Aside from a few dislikes, the albeit gimmicky device should land in the hands of many Verizon Wireless customers. Best suited for those with smaller hands that find a typical 4.3″ display to be too large, but don’t want to sacrifice the speed of the ultra fast Hummingbird CPU.

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A Dozen Thunderbolt 4G Pictures Leak Out

Well, it was only a matter of time. With just about one week to go before Verizon officially unveils their big 4G handset, the odds of a leaked picture were just about certain. The guys at Droid Life have happened upon one dozen images of HTC’s third 4G ‘first’ and it’s a beauty. It’s also pretty much everything we’d been expecting over the last five months.

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HTC Teases With Package of Seemingly Related Android Stuff

I am not sure what to make of the following items. Last week, I received a package on Wednesday that looked and felt an awful lot like it would contain a review unit cell phone. The name on the box indicated it was from HTC’s PR firm, Waggener Edstrom. Excited that it might be a new HTC phone (EVO Shift 4G, Thunderbolt), I tore into the box. Instead of an Android smart phone awaiting me inside, I found pieces to what felt like a viral puzzle game.

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LG Ally to See Froyo in February 2011

According to LG’s official forum, Verizon’s LG Ally handsets will see Android 2.2 in February 2011. After making its debut with Android 2.1 all the way back in May 2010, the handset maker later promised Android 2.2 would eventually come.

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Is Verizon Expecting Froyo for the Fascinate This Week?

Could Verizon be readying Android 2.2 for their Galaxy S series handset by the end of the week/month/year?

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HTC Expects to be First to 4G, Again

After delivering the first 4G phone ever, the Sprint EVO 4G, HTC went on to provide T-Mobile’s first 4G device, the G2. What’s next for the handset maker? Well, why not drop the first Verizon 4G handset, too? Such is the case, or at least that’s what it appears to be. A mini-site/landing page has been spotted online showing an HTC phone obscured by a black cloth.

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Keep Your Phone Working and Your Connection Warm in the Cold Outdoors: Tips From Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless, the leading mobile provider in the United States is sharing some tips to all mobile phone users for the cold weather months. PRN has given us a little

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Verizon Wireless Confirms LTE Phones for CES

Verizon just let the word out that they will be showing off Android-based devices capable of supporting their new 4G LTE network at next month’s CES

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Verizon Droid Pro Review: Business in the Front/Party in the Back

Finally, I think I have found the phone for me.  No it doesn’t sport dual-core water cooled processors or even a large 1080p display.  But what it does have, it

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Verizon Considering Family Data, Android Kills Verizon’s RIM Sales

In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal reported on by DailyTech, Verizon CEO Daniel Mead talked about the fact that his company may be open to exploring a shared family plan data charge, he gave an interesting reply:

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ME WANT HONEYCOMB!!!

Ever since we saw the awesomeness that is the new Motorola tablet that is running Android: Honeycomb in Andy Rubin’s hands last week, we have been shouting the slogan of the fabled cereal from our childhood. We have been craving more info and screen shots to sate our need for the latest Android devices like a fat man craves McDonald’s french fries. This morning, we got our wish!

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Graph Shows Android’s Impact on BlackBerry at Verizon

There’s nothing quite like a graph to help understand figures, estimates, and averages. It’s one thing to read about Android’s growth and RIM’s decline, but it’s entirely different when you see it in graphical form.

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Is the Nexus S Also Coming to Sprint and Verizon?

Many Android lovers patiently awaited the arrival of the Nexus One on Sprint and Verizon. Unfortunately, it never ended up happening. From what I gather, Google would have liked a