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Verizon Tops Consumer Reports Customer Satisfaction Survey Again

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Consumer Reports has just released the results from its newest customer satisfaction survey and Verizon Wireless remains the highest ranked wireless carrier in the United States.

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Verizon VZ Edge Allows Hardware Upgrades Every Six Months

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Likely inspired by their magenta-colored competitor, Verizon is apparently working on an early upgrade program of their own and its called VZ Edge.

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Is Verizon Abandoning Two-Year Contracts Too?

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When asked whether they too would consider getting rid of two-year contracts, Verizon Wireless CEO Lowell McAdam said it was something on the table and that it would be "pretty easy" to change their current model to accommodate the new system.

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No Jailbreak Needed: Verizon iPhone 5 Ships Factory Unlocked for GSM Carriers

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The assumption is that when you buy the iPhone 5 on subsidy that it'd be locked to that service provider. That's mostly true, except when you buy it from Verizon, because it comes unlocked.

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Verizon Getting $99 Samsung Galaxy Stellar with Starter Mode

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You're probably more capable of navigating through a complex smartphone than the average person. That said, we have to remember that not everyone is quite as well-versed in these kinds of things as you and me.

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New HTC INCREDIBLE 4G LTE for Verizon July 5

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The Taiwanese company has announced that it will be revealing something "INCREDIBLE" this week and sure enough, they did.

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Galaxy Nexus Gets Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Early

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On a purely official basis, the only device that supposed to have Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is the newly announced Nexus 7 tablet, but it looks like the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone can get some Jelly Bean action too.

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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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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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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 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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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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Verizon 4G Network Is Down Nationwide

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However, the outage is spotty (as in no outage in New York City) and sporadic (once the service is OFF, then it's ON, then back to OFF).

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Official: Samsung Galaxy Nexus Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Phone Hits Verizon Today

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The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is now ready to make its official debut with Verizon Wireless. Yes, this is the Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone that you've all been waiting for. I know I have.

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