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Apple iOS 4.3 to push personal hotspot onto all iPhones

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Aside from the obvious swap to a CDMA cellular radio, one of the other major differences between the Verizon iPhone and AT&T iPhone is the inclusion of the personal hotspot functionality. Sure, you could do the jailbreak thing to do some wireless tethering on the GSM iPhone 4, but it's so much easier when it's already in there.

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CDMA version of iPad confirmed by Verizon Wireless

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And the floodgates are now open. Following up on yesterday's announcement about a CDMA iPhone 4 making its way to Big Red, Verizon Wireless Chief Financial Officer Francis Shammo has now confirmed that a CDMA version of the prized Apple iPad will soon be joining the network too.

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The difference between the Verizon iPhone 4 and AT&T iPhone 4

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On the surface, you'd assume that the newly announced CDMA Apple iPhone 4 would be virtually identical to its GSM cousin. You'd assume that the only change really was with the cellular radio found within, and you would otherwise be getting the exact same hardware... but is that really true?

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No death grip problem for Verizon iPhone 4

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Well, that's one way to solve antennagate: go to another carrier. As you might recall, the iPhone 4 was plagued with all sorts of "death grip" concerns when it first launched with AT&T. People said they were losing bars and dropping calls when they held the smartphone a certain way. Not so, apparently, with Verizon's version.

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Q&A: Why there’s no LTE 4G with the CDMA Verizon iPhone 4

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Now that the big red apple-flavored cat is out of the bag, we've got a lot of questions for both the teams at Verizon Wireless and at Apple about the new CDMA iPhone 4. Steve Jobs wasn't around for a Q&A session, but the Verizon guys were. So, where's the LTE?

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It’s here: The Verizon iPhone 4

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Today marks a day in Apple's history. The Big Red carrier, Verizon Wireless, has after talks dating back to 2008, landed the worlds most popular smartphone on their network, the iPhone 4. A version that is described as being identical to AT&T's, besides the CDMA sans-4G connection, will go up for sale on February 10th starting at $200.

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Verizon CDMA iPhone 4 expected tomorrow

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It's been a long time waiting. Rumored, denounced, confirmed, again and again, the Verizon iPhone is likely to be here tomorrow. Of course the timing is unconscionable, giving CES one day to wrap things up then stealing the limelight like a bandit in the night.

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Motorola XOOM enters the market as first Honeycomb tablet

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The Motorola XOOM tablet is positioned to hold its own right out of the gate in the newly-mushrooming tablet market. Sporting front- and rear-facing cameras, XOOMers can take advantage of video calling, 5MP photos or 720p video recording.

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Rumored HTC Thunderbolt specs are too good to be true

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So, now that we've gotten a really good look at the upcoming HTC Thunderbolt smartphone with its Verizon-happy 4G LTE connectivity, we want to take a closer look at the spec sheet to see if it really is all it's cracked up to be. Some hearsay has revealed some new specs for the phone and, more likely than not, they're probably too good to be true.

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HTC Thunderbolt with Verizon 4G LTE photos surface

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A rose by any other name... though HTC probably doesn't want you referring to this device as a rose. Over the course of its development life this smartphone has been called the HTC Incredible HD and the HTC Mecha. Well, it looks like Verizon and HTC have finally settled on an official name and it's the HTC Thunderbolt. Thor would be proud.

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Verizon’s Samsung Fascinate getting Froyo before year’s end?

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There aren't too many days left in 2010, but Verizon subscribers may be getting a tasty little treat before they see Snooki drop in a ball in Times Square. If you happen to have a Samsung Fascinate, you could be getting the Android 2.2 Froyo update in the next few days.

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HTC Incredible HD with 4G bound to Verizon on January 6

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I think the image provided here is pretty clear. There's not too much ambiguity about it unless they really want to throw us into a loop. If this image is to be believe, the kind folks at HTC will be formally unveiling the HTC Incredible HD on January 6 and the smartphone will play happy with the newfangled Verizon LTE 4G network.

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Android smartphones hogging up all the bandwidth

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Are you finding that your mobile device doesn't quite connect to the interwebz quite as quickly as it once did? Are you finding that you might lose a connection from time to time, even though you're clearly in the service area? As it turns out, Google Android phones might be to blame. So to speak.

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Consumer Reports: It doesn’t get worse than AT&T

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If you restrict your attention to the national carriers in the United States and only consider the kind of service you get with a contract (rather than on a prepaid basis), this Consumer Reports ranking that just came out is not good news for the boys with the blue sphere. Yet once again, AT&T has hit the bottom of the ...

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AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon announce new mobile based payment system

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Isis is a method for using an application on your phone to send payments to a POS system using NFC (Near Field Communication) technology.

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