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Verizon doubles bandwidth with XLTE mobile data service

Verizon will start rolling out today a rebranded XLTE service in areas where the company has added the AWS wireless spectrum. Customers living in these areas -- about half of Verizon’s network, according to the company -- will get double…

Lenovo launches first 4G LTE smartphone, the Vibe Z

Lenovo has had some pretty impressive mobile hardware hit the scene in recent memory but many have stayed at bay because they’ve all lacked speedy LTE connectivity. That’s all changing now as the company’s first 4G LTE smartphone is making…

Mobile Tech Trends and Predictions for 2014

During 2013 we were introduced to a range of cool new tech in the mobile space. High resolution 1080p displays made us question whether the smartphone you were holding was sharper looking than real paper, quad-core processors dominated every device, and some smartphone cameras packed more megapixels than a professional DSLR. So what will 2014 bring? Here’s our list of predictions for the next year in smartphone and tablet technology...

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AT&T to showcase 'what's next in wireless' on July 16

AT&T recently sent e-mails to members of the tech press informing them of a big announcement coming July 16. We’re hearing that the company isn’t planning a big event in a city like you’d see with a smartphone launch, which…

MetroPCS shareholders agree to T-Mobile merger

MetroPCS shareholders have voted in favor of merging the company with the nation’s fourth largest wireless provider. Shareholder approval was the last major hurdle the deal faced as regulators had already given the merger the green light earlier this year. …

T-Mobile LTE network goes live, iPhone 5 arriving next month

T-Mobile rolled out its new no-contract plans without much fanfare over the weekend, with prices starting at $50 for unlimited minutes, unlimited text messages and 500MB of unthrottled data. But the company saved a few surprises for today’s “Uncarrier” event…

T-Mobile to launch 4G LTE network later this month

T-Mobile subscribers have something to be excited about today as the wireless provider has announced they will launch their long-awaited 4G LTE network by the end of this month. Despite the fact that T-Mobile is the last of the nation’s…