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Motorola DROID BIONIC Review

September 12th, 2011

The Motorola DROID BIONIC for Verizon Wireless combines everything you might want in a phone into a single, lust-worthy package. From 4G LTE, to a supersized 4.3-inch display and 1080p HD video capture, this phone has it all. Verizon Wireless has launched several 4G phones now, but they have all arguably been lacking due to their …

HTC Jetstream 4G speeds shown off on live AT&T LTE network [video]

September 6th, 2011

BGR exclusively reported last week that AT&T’s 4G LTE network has gone live in both Chicago and Atlanta, and at that time it was unclear if LTE was only available intermittently for testing or if the network had been soft-launched. Here we are a week later and the network is still live in both of these markets …

HTC Holiday running on AT&T’s 4G LTE network photographed

September 6th, 2011

BGR has obtained photographs of the still-unannounced HTC Holiday Android phone, which may be AT&T’s first 4G LTE-enabled smartphone. We were also shown the results of LTE speed tests taken on the HTC Holiday in the Dallas/Fort Worth area of Texas, and from what we saw, they topped out at an incomprehensible 29Mbps — far …

Cost of 4G LTE devices to drop significantly next year

September 2nd, 2011

As much as smartphone, mobile hotspot and connected notebook users love the blazing fast speeds afforded by 4G LTE service, it’s tough to be an early adopter when new devices carry such a premium. Verizon Wireless’ latest 4G phone, the DROID Charge, hit the market at a jaw dropping $300 on contract, for example. According …

Sprint to hold 'Strategy Update' media event on October 7th

August 30th, 2011

Sprint will hold a media event on October 7th to discuss the company’s strategy moving forward. While the specific topics to be covered by Sprint’s senior management are unknown, there are certainly a few areas that are likely candidates. First and foremost, Sprint’s plans with 4G moving forward are a bit up in the air …

AT&T's 4G LTE network goes live in Chicago; images reveal impressive speeds

August 29th, 2011

AT&T’s 4G LTE network went live this past weekend in the Chicago area, and initial speed tests reveal impressive download speeds. AT&T has yet to announce the availability of LTE service in Chicago or any other launch market, but BGR has obtained exclusive images and speed test results from a source who has tested the network there. …

Samsung announces 4G LTE versions of GALAXY S II, GALAXY Tab 8.9

August 29th, 2011

Samsung quietly unveiled 4G LTE-enabled versions of its popular GALAXY S II smartphone and its forthcoming GALAXY Tab 8.9 tablet this past weekend. As you might expect, these 4G versions offer identical specs compared to their 3G-enabled counterparts, with a few key differences in the S II beyond the addition of an LTE radio, of …

Amazon 4G phone sale: DROID Charge, ThunderBolt, Revolution for 1¢ each

August 26th, 2011

Amazon’s wireless arm is having another big sale on 4G phones this weekend, with some of the lowest prices you’ll find on 4G LTE smartphones from Verizon Wireless. From now through Monday, August 29th, Amazon is offering the Samsung DROID Charge, the HTC ThunderBolt and the LG Revolution starting at just 1¢ each. To get …

Is this AT&T's first 4G LTE handset, the Samsung Impulse 4G?

August 23rd, 2011

We have received photos from a trusted source that show what could be AT&T’s first LTE smartphone, the Samsung Impulse 4G. We don’t have too many details to go on beyond the photo you see above along with an image of a case accessory that maps out the back of the device, but the Impulse …