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Sony Ericsson's Xperia PLAY Now Available at Verizon Wireless

Sony Ericsson’s Xperia PLAY Now Available at Verizon Wireless

The world’s first certified PlayStation smartphone can now be purchased at Verizon Wireless. The Xperia PLAY by Sony Ericsson combines the gaming experience you’ve come to expect from the PlayStation with the power of Android OS 2.3. The Xperia PLAY comes with 6 preloaded games that include Bruce Lee Dragon Warrior, The Sims 3, Star Battalion, Asphalt 6: Adrenaline, Madden NFL 11 from EA, and Crash Bandicoot.
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HTC Thunderbolt Launch Set for March 17th on Verizon Wireless

HTC Thunderbolt Launch Set for March 17th on Verizon Wireless

The long awaited HTC Thunderbolt will be officially go on sale on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17th on Verizon Wireless. The announcement was made today thru a press release from Verizon Wireless and HTC. The Android-powered Thunderbolt will cost $249.99 with a two-year agreement.
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TeleNav GPS for the Verizon iPhone 4 Coming Soon

TeleNav GPS for the Verizon iPhone 4 Coming Soon

TeleNav, creators of AT&T Navigator, announced that a similar navigation app will be made available to Verizon iPhone customers shortly after the phone is released. The turn-by-turn app will be free for the first 30 days and those who wish to continue with the service will be required to pay $2.99 a month or $21.99 a year.
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Verizon Wireless Plans on Selling CDMA Version of the iPad

Verizon Wireless Plans on Selling CDMA Version of the iPad

According to a report from Bloomberg, Verizon Wireless also plans on selling a CDMA version of the Apple iPad which connects directly into their network. In a recent interview, Verizon Communications’ chief financial officer, Francis Shammo stated, “Verizon will get an embedded chip in the iPad for use on its network.” Currently, Verizon customers use the carrier’s MiFi Mobile Hotspot to access data.
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Verizon iPhone 4 Will Be Available Feb 10, Pre Order Feb 3

Verizon iPhone 4 Will Be Available Feb 10, Pre Order Feb 3

App developers should be grinning right now as Verizon Wireless has just announced that the “iPhone 4 will be available early next month”. This means the world’s largest cell phone carrier will add millions (93M currently) of customers to Apple’s iOS database, which means it should double the profits for current developers.
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WSJ Says iPhone 4 Coming to Verizon Jan 11

WSJ Says iPhone 4 Coming to Verizon Jan 11

The Wall Street Journal has come out and stated that the iPhone 4 will be coming to Verizon Wireless next week on Tuesday, January 11th… or at least the announcement. Verizon has confirmed they will be holding an event on Tuesday and Apple has frozen employee vacations in February, all pointing at the iPhone finally coming to Verizon. Plus with Electronic Arts releasing Rock Band on other 4G Verizon phones, it’s bound to add the iPhone 4 to it’s mix as well.
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Is the iPhone 4 Coming to Verizon Before 2011?

Is the iPhone 4 Coming to Verizon Before 2011?

Pegatron, a Taiwan-based design and manufacturing company, has told Digitimes that they will be shipping out the CDMA version of iPhone 4 in Q4 of this year. The source from Pegatron also noted that the manufacturing company is currently utilizing their plants in Shanghai, China to produce these phones.
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Android 2.1 Update Coming to a Few Droid Owners Starting Today

Android 2.1 Update Coming to a Few Droid Owners Starting Today

A few lucky Motorola Droid owners will soon be receiving the much anticipated Android 2.1 update by this afternoon. Verizon reports that the over-the-air update will first be distributed to a small number of Verizon Wireless test users. This perhaps, is Verizon’s way of gauging how well the first batch does before sending the rest of the update to the masses.
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BlackBerry Storm 5.0 Software Update Available

BlackBerry Storm 5.0 Software Update Available

The latest software update for the BlackBerry Storm was released over the weekend, bringing the current build to version 5.0. Customers can pick up the download through RIM’s Desktop Management Software or by visiting www.verizonwireless.com/storm and selecting “Software Download”. Updates to the software include improvements in rotation detection and touch features, SMS and MMS updates, 2G and 3G network stability updates, and a plethora of bug fixes. A list of the full change log can be found below:
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Verizon Hosting Droid Event on October 28, R2D2 Not Invited

Verizon Hosting Droid Event on October 28, R2D2 Not Invited

Verizon Wireless just released details of a “Droid” event next week on October 28th and no, R2D2 is not invited to the red carpet affair. The wireless giant is expected to release a new phone at the event which they’re calling a “must-have device of the year”. Whatever is up their sleeve better be good as their competition as of lately has sucked.
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Alltel Offers BlackBerry Tour for $199 With 1-Year Contract

Alltel Offers BlackBerry Tour for $199 With 1-Year Contract

Here’s a rare sight, Alltel Wireless is offering the BlackBerry Tour for $199 with only a 1 year contract. The phone comes equipped with a 2.44″ display, 3.2 mega pixel camera, QWERTY keyboard, video recording capabilities, PowerPoint reader, microSD slot, 256mb of flash memory for applications, and more.
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Verizon's VCast App Store on the Horizon

Verizon’s VCast App Store on the Horizon

Verizon will be launching its long anticipated VCast App Store in the fourth quarter and with it the promise to bring new mobile applications to the market in less than 14 days.
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Verizon Wireless Gets Palm Pre Next year

Verizon Wireless Gets Palm Pre Next year

Verizon Wireless is making statements that they will get the Palm Pre for their network “early next year”, in response to comments made by Sprint’s CEO, Dan Hesse. Sprint is trying to maintain exclusivity with the Palm Pre but if Verizon has their way, Palm may have the nation’s largest carrier above their heads. Another pending factor is Palm’s App Catalog, which conflicts with Verizon’s data plans and applications. Guess we’ll see it roll out some time next spring.
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RIM Launches BlackBerry Tour July 12 to Verizon and Sprint

RIM Launches BlackBerry Tour July 12 to Verizon and Sprint

Research In Motion are trying to steal some sales thunder from Apple by releasing the BlackBerry Tour to both wireless carriers, Verizon Wireless and Sprint. The phone will be available on July 12th for $199.99 with contract after rebates.
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Appmodo Comparison: iPhone 3.0 vs Palm Pre vs Android G2 vs BlackBerry Storm

Appmodo Comparison: iPhone 3.0 vs Palm Pre vs Android G2 vs BlackBerry Storm

The Apple iPhone and 2.0 software update helped introduce a whole new market of applications to the mobile phone world. Due to the massive increase in demand for mobile applications, competitors like Google, Palm Inc, and Research In Motion Limited (RIM) have all stepped up to the plate to deliver their versions of multi-touch screen and gesture controlled phones with the ability to command powerful mobile applications, all helping revolutionize the industry.
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