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Verizon Will Now Charge $30 Upgrade Fee For Extended Contracts

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For the longest time, Verizon has remained the only one of the big carriers in the US that didn't charge an upgrade fee when you go to re-sign a new two year contract, but not any longer. Starting April 22nd, Verizon will charge $30 for the upgrade process whenever extending a customers contract. You can read their exact words and reasoning for the change by checking out the statement put out by the carrier, but basically they claim that the charge was to better help them maintain their customer services and tools.

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Verizon 4G LTE Outages Experienced Across the Country

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Can you see my tweet? Can you read my email? Can you... Uh oh. It looks like Verizon is having some serious technical issues with its 4G LTE network as customers clear across the United States are reporting outages.

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Droid 4 Coming February 10th?

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Just yesterday, Droid-Life received a new tip that claims the Droid 4 is on its way very, very soon. In fact, just days away with a release date of February 10th. Supposedly this model will cost for $199 with a 2-year contract. The rumor seems at least somewhat believable considering it includes a screenshot from a Verizon equipment guide.

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Verizon Galaxy Nexus Now Available At Amazon For $100

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Waiting for a good deal on the Verizon Galaxy Nexus? It looks like this is the right time to make your move to take a big bite out of Ice Cream Sandwich. Online retail giant Amazon is currently offering the handset with a price tag of a mere $99.99.

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21 Hour Battery Touting Droid Razr Maxx In Stores Today

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The Motorola Droid Maxx has officially been confirmed for a launch to the stores this Thursday.

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LG Spectrum Android LTE Phone Now Available From Verizon

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There are already many LTE devices on Verizon’s network, and now they have added one more. The LG Spectrum is now available on sale from the carrier. The smartphone, which is aimed at the mid-range market, is coming with high-end specs including a beautiful HD screen.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Might Hit Verizon And Sprint As The Galaxy Journal

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The Samsung Galaxy Note was one among the popular devices to be shown off at CES 2012. The device turned out to be quite a head turner with its 5.3 inch HD Super AMOLED display and dual-core CPU, and is also 4G LTE enabled. But many were disappointed as the device was announced only for AT&T. But now, according to a new rumor, the device appears to be headed to other carriers as well.

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More On The Verizon, Samsung And LG Alliance

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Verizon is widely known for its Verizon Wireless operations. But cell phone carrier services are not all that the big V can offer to its customers. A growing Verizon FiOS network that was first deployed 6 years ago offered ultra fast Internet access, it has since evolved into a multi-functional service that includes FiOS Internet, FiOS TV, and FiOS Digital Voice.

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Verizon ZTE Jetpack 4G/LTE Mobile Hotspot

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Developed by ZTE, the Jetpack is a 4G /LTE Mobile Hotspot allowing 4G/ LTE - customers to get download speeds of 5 to 12 megabits per second (Mbps) and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in 4G/LTE Mobile Broadband coverage areas. The global ready device will work in 205 different countries, and 125 more with 3G too.

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CES: First Hands-On With Verizon’s VGo Robotic Telepresence

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The next time you walk in to a department store, you may not be greeted by a human, in fact, if Verizon Wireless has anything to do with it you'll be looking at a VGo robot. Presented at CES 2012, Verizon is aiming to enable 4G LTE devices beyond what we would expect with a typical smartphone or tablet.

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CES: First Hands-On Golden-i Visual Headset Display

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Verizon Wireless at CES had Golden-i on display. The rugged headset is aimed to public safety and field work applications where visual data can be fed to the wearer. This is not so far away from Terminator T-800 facial scanning and recognition technology we saw in the sci-fi flick from 1984.

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Say Hello To The Motorola Droid 4 And Jetpack 4G LTE Verizon Mobile Hotspot

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AT&T looks to be in a good position to attract quite a number of customers with their newly announced Android and Windows devices with LTE capabilities. But it’s not going to be easy for the carrier as Verizon has had a head start in deploying LTE in the US and has now announced new 4G LTE-powered smartphones, the Motorola Droid 4 and the Droid RAZR MAXX, at CES.

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Verizon iPhone Sales Double Over Holidays

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Then, on top of that, Verizon had this setback with three separate outages of their 4G/LTE network in December alone, and it's unclear whether customers will be receiving a credit on their accounts because of the outage or whether the 4G/LTE network will be able to support additional devices like the iPhone 5.

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Verizon Explains Recent Outages: 4G/LTE Network Needs Overhaul?

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After an uproar caused by the Verizon nationwide 4G/LTE network outages and more protests against Verizon's intention to effect a so called "convenience" fee, the embattled carrier takes a defensive position in explaining their mishaps.

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Droid 4 Is Likely On Its Way Soon

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Motorola's Droid 4 has been getting a lot of attention recently, especially for a device that hasn't even officially been announced. It started with information surrounding leaked specs for the device and now has escalated with Techno Buffalo managing to get their hands on a Droid 4 demo unit.

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