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HTC Holiday 4G LTE phone spotted for AT&T

August 29th, 2011

We already brought you details on the Samsung Impulse 4G, which is expected to be one of AT&T’s first 4G LTE devices, and now new information is available on another 4G LTE phone dubbed the HTC Holday. Engadget recently published specs and photos of the Holiday, which is said to sport a 4.5-inch qHD display …

Samsung may unveil upgraded Galaxy S II LTE next week

August 26th, 2011

The IFA trade show in Berlin kicks off on September 1st and Samsung has already made it known that it will have a big presence there. We’ve heard that it will announce the Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7, the Wave 3, and the GALAXY Note but now Sammyhub suggests there could be more in store. Samsung …

Motorola XOOM 4G LTE upgrade begins next week

August 25th, 2011

Motorola has started to email XOOM customers to alert them that it will begin to upgrade the XOOM with support for 4G LTE next week. According to Droid-Life, Motorola will start with business and government customers during a “pilot program” first and then will begin updating XOOMs owned by the general public. Customers will need …

Images of HTC Puccini (Jetstream) tablet revealed

August 24th, 2011

Images of HTC’s upcoming 10-inch tablet have been revealed, further suggesting that a launch could be fast approaching. BGR exclusively revealed the first official renders of the Honeycomb device late last month, and we also said it will feature a 10-inch display and an 8-megapixel camera with a dual-LED flash. Additional reports suggested HTC’s upcoming …

Deloitte: U.S. may invest $53 billion in 4G networks over next five years

August 23rd, 2011

Wireless telcos in the United States are poised to invest as much as $53 billion in 4G wireless network technology and buildouts over the next five years, resulting in as much as $151 billion in gross domestic product growth. A new report from accounting and consulting firm Deloitte suggests that that 4G expansion by U.S. …

Verizon to activate new 4G LTE markets on September 15th

August 22nd, 2011

Verizon Wireless announced on Monday that it will activate its 4G LTE network in several new markets on September 15th. The new markets include Iowa City, Bettendorf and Davenport, Iowa; Fargo, North Dakota; Moorhead, Minnesota; Lima, Cleveland, Canton, Mansfield and the Akron-Canton airport in Ohio; Rockford, Moline, Rock Island, Bloomington/Normal, Champaign/Urbana and Springfield, Illinois; San …

Verizon DROID BIONIC could launch on September 8th for $299

August 19th, 2011

The long wait for Verizon’s Motorola DROID BIONIC may soon be over. According to leaked internal documents obtained by Android Central, Verizon’s next 4G LTE flagship phone could land as soon as September 8th for $299.99. While that may sound a bit expensive, it’s in line with what Verizon charged for other 4G LTE phones …

Sprint in talks to buy Clearwire for 4G LTE roll-out

August 19th, 2011

Sprint is in talks to purchase Clearwire outright, Bloomberg reported on Friday. The carrier has been speaking to a number of firms including Comcast about the possible acquisition, which would help Sprint build out a 4G LTE network capable of going head-to-head with competing networks from Verizon Wireless and AT&T. Cox Communications has also been …

LG Thrill 4G review

August 17th, 2011

The Thrill 4G is the second Android smartphone in the United States capable of recording and displaying 3D video and photos without the need for special glasses. We first saw the phone during CTIA earlier this year and, after delays, it will launch soon on AT&T for $99.99. I spent the better part of the …

T-Mobile to offer prepaid phone in 6,000 Family Dollar locations

August 17th, 2011

T-Mobile announced on Tuesday that it is now offering the LG GS170, a prepaid phone, in 6,000 Family Dollar stores around the United States. As you might expect from a phone being sold at a dollar store, the $30 GS170 offers a relatively basic feature set. It offers a large keypad, a VGA camera, Bluetooth …