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Verizon finally launches 4G LTE in Kalamazoo (and 25 other markets)

September 14th, 2011

Verizon Wireless announced on Wednesday that it will activate its 4G LTE network in 26 new markets on Thursday, September 15th. The new areas include Kalamazoo and Saginaw, Michigan; Fargo, North Dakota; Moorhead Minnesota; Canton, Lima and Mansfield, Ohio; Reno, Nevada; Iowa City, Iowa; Fort Smith and Jonesboro, Arkansas; Daytona, Florida; Shreveport, Louisiana; Las Cruces, …

Sprint may launch iPad 2 in addition to iPhone 5

September 14th, 2011

Apple and Sprint are preparing to launch a new version of the iPad 2 at the same time or shortly after a Sprint-compatible iPhone 5 is unveiled this fall, a new report claims. 9to5 Mac states that Apple and Sprint have completed development of an iPad 2 that includes an embedded cellular radio compatible with Sprint’s …

Verizon Samsung Stratosphere with 4G and QWERTY keyboard leaked

September 7th, 2011

Verizon may soon launch its first 4G LTE smartphone with a full-QWERTY keyboard, the Samsung Straosphere SGH-I405, according to information and an image obtained by Pocketnow. The Samsung Stratosphere looks very similar to Sprint’s Epic 4G and will likely run Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread). Rumors suggest it could also offer a 5-megapixel camera, a 1.3-megapixel forward-facing …

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 …

Pantech Breakout LTE and Samsung Illusion spotted for Verizon

September 5th, 2011

The Samsung Illusion and the Pantech Breakout LTE have been leaked by Pocketnow. There is not much information about the Samsung Illusion aside from a single photograph, but the Verizon Wireless-bound Pantech Breakout LTE is equipped with a 4-inch WVGA display, a 5-megapixel camera, a front-facing camera for video chats, a 1GHz processor and 512MB of …

HTC Amaze 4G (Ruby) photos, specs leak

September 5th, 2011

Photographs of an upcoming Android smartphone from HTC, the HTC Amaze 4G, have been leaked alongside purported preliminary specifications. Thai-language Android news site Droid Sans obtained the images and specs, which line up with exclusive details reported by BGR last month. Highlights include a 4.3-inch qHD display, a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, an 8-megapixel camera, 16GB …

Verizon teaser confirms DROID Bionic September 8th launch date [video]

September 2nd, 2011

A new 31-second teaser for Verizon Wireless’ upcoming Motorola DROID Bionic confirms that the phone will launch on September 8th, a date that has floated around in many rumors recently. Toward the end of the reel, at the 0:26 mark precisely, the video quickly displays the date before showing “DROID Bionic” and “2011.9.8” in another …

Sprint GALAXY S II Epic 4G Touch hands-on

August 30th, 2011

We are here at Samsung’s press event in New York City where the phone maker just took the wraps off of Sprint’s brand new GALAXY S II smartphone. The GALAXY S II Epic 4G Touch offers full support for Sprint’s 4G WiMAX network and is equipped with 16GB of storage, a large Super AMOLED Plus …

Samsung unveils GALAXY S II for AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile [updated]

August 30th, 2011

During a press event in New York City on Tuesday, Samsung officially took the wraps off of its U.S. GALAXY S II smartphone family. Sprint’s Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch will support the carrier’s 4G WiMAX network while the T-Mobile and AT&T devices will run on each carrier’s respective HSPA+ network. Each iteration of …