Could Google offer a premium mobile experience on a $99 Android phone this holiday season? I have no knowledge of Google’s plans, but I saw evidence at Mobile World Congress (MWC) that suggests it’s definitely possible if they wanted to. By the end of this year, consumers will be able to purchase smartphones that exceed ... Read More »
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The Nexus 4 is the hottest Android phone, but many people wish it had support for 4G LTE. Andy Rubin told The Verge that the lack of LTE was a “tactical issue,” but now it appears the Nexus 4 has hidden support for LTE, and it’s already working in some countries.
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Early this year Sprint revealed that they would eventually bring 4G LTE to their pre-paid brands, and now it appears the launch is imminent. A trusted source sent us a picture of a Boost Mobile poster that advertises 4G LTE, and we were told the service is also coming to Virgin Mobile. Both ... Read More »
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First out of the gate and continuing with an aggressive buildout schedule, Verizon undoubtedly has the most comprehensive LTE network in the United States. While competitors like AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile struggle to make LTE available to the masses, Verizon will finish its LTE network deployment by mid-2013, a full six months ahead of the ... Read More »
If the latest and greatest doesn’t matter to you, and you’re looking for a cheap handset to pick up off-contract with Verizon, perhaps a $230 Galaxy Nexus is just what you’re looking for.
Just over a month ago at IFA 2012 in Berlin, Samsung announced the Galaxy Camera: a full-on 16-megapixel digital camera powered by Android 4.1, Jelly Bean. At the time of its unveiling, it was made clear that the Galaxy Camera would be stocked by carriers, but specifics on pricing, contracts and data plans ... Read More »
It is no secret that I despise carrier contracts and locked Android devices. As Amazon puts it, “A locked cell phone benefits only the carrier by keeping a customer using their service. Unlocked phones give consumers more control of plans, pricing, and services and make carriers work for you.”
This year I cancelled my ... Read More »
The LG Intuition has finally been announced. Verizon will launch the new phablet device on September 6 for $199.99 with a new two-year contract. To make the offer a little more appealing, Verizon will offer up a free LG Tone Stereo Bluetooth headset to those who purchase the LG Intuition online between September ... Read More »
Today Verizon Wireless announced that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 would be available beginning August 17 for $349. Highlights of the device include Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, 3.2MP rear camera, VGA front camera, 8GB of internal storage, microSD slot and support for 4G LTE.
Samsung normally sells the WiFi-only version of the Galaxy ... Read More »
Thanks to an anonymous tipster, we now have the first look at the upcoming Verizon Pantech Star Q 4G LTE. This device is the successor to last year’s Pantech Breakout, and it appears to be aiming for the low price point of $99 on contract.
Highlights of the device include Android 4.0.4, 1.5 GHz dual-core ... Read More »