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Topic: Verizon

Apple quickly releases iOS 4.2.6 with bug fixes for Verizon iPhone 4

02/10/2011, 09:02 pm

On the day of the iPhone 4's release on the Verizon network, Apple has released an update to the smartphone's software to resolve a bug that affects the accuracy of Personal Hotspot data reporting.

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Verizon brings iPhone 4 to several new states

02/10/2011, 06:02 pm

Some customers in Montana, Wyoming, North and South Dakota, Minnesota and Nebraska are getting their first taste of Apple's revolutionary iPhone, which has only finally become a viable option there now that Verizon Wireless is carrying it.

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Apple's CDMA iPhone 4 components cost $171, $16 cheaper than GSM phone

02/10/2011, 04:02 pm

An analysis of the components inside Apple's new 16GB Verizon-compatible CDMA iPhone 4 has found a $171.35 bill of materials, suggesting Apple has reduced the cost of its handset when compared to the GSM model released in 2010.

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Survey of first Verizon iPhone 4 buyers finds limited AT&T cannibalization

02/10/2011, 03:02 pm

A small survey of 40 Verizon iPhone 4 buyers on launch day found that just 8 percent were previously AT&T customers, compared to 18 percent with Sprint and 13 percent with T-Mobile.

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Varying accounts report modest lines for Apple's Verizon iPhone 4

02/10/2011, 12:02 pm

Lines of customers looking to buy Apple's new Verizon iPhone 4 were contrastingly profiled as either noteworthy or "laughably short," but a smattering of anecdotal reports largely suggest smaller crowds than for the debut of the iPhone 4 last year.

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Arrival of Apple's iPhone on Verizon predicted to disrupt 1M Android sales

02/10/2011, 09:02 am

With Verizon the strongest carrier for the Google Android mobile operating system, the arrival of Apple's iPhone on the largest network in America is expected to displace around a million Android handset sales in the first quarter of availability.

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AT&T counters Verizon iPhone with new 'Mobile to Any Mobile' offer

02/09/2011, 11:02 pm

Faced with the prospect of losing customers to Verizon Wireless when the carrier and Apple launch the iPhone 4 Thursday, AT&T has announced a new feature that allows unlimited calling to any mobile number.

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Walmart will also sell Apple's Verizon iPhone 4 at 600 stores

02/09/2011, 10:02 am

In addition to Apple, Verizon and Best Buy retail locations, the new Verizon iPhone 4 will also be on sale Thursday at 600 select Walmart stores across the U.S.

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Sales of Apple's Verizon iPhone predicted to top 1M in first week

02/09/2011, 09:02 am

Despite the fact that the new Verizon iPhone 4 is essentially the same as the model that went on sale 8 months ago with rival carrier AT&T, Apple is still predicted to top a million sales of the highly anticipated handset in the first week.

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Apple Store relaunches with new Verizon iPhone 4

02/09/2011, 03:02 am

At midnight, Apple replaced its "be back soon" notice with an active online storefront offering the new iPhone 4 on both US carriers: AT&T and Verizon Wireless.

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Apple granted patent where carriers bid to provide service to iPhones

02/09/2011, 01:02 am

A patent recently granted to Apple could wrest power away from the wireless carriers by creating a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) system that would allow networks to bid against each other over wireless services provided to iPhone users.

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Sprint counters Verizon iPhone 4 with dual-screen Android phone

02/08/2011, 10:02 am

Just days before Verizon and Apple are set to begin general sales of the iPhone 4, Sprint has countered by unveiling an exclusive new Android-powered dual-touchscreen smartphone from Kyocera, a unique device touted as an "industry first."

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Apple's Verizon iPhone 4 has improved antenna, integrated GPS

02/08/2011, 09:02 am

A closer look inside the new CDMA iPhone 4 for the Verizon network in the U.S. has revealed a new antenna design said to allow improved reception, as well as a different, integrated GPS chip.

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Verizon iPhone 4 uses world mode MDM6600 Qualcomm baseband [u]

02/07/2011, 05:02 pm

iFixit's teardown of the Verizon iPhone 4 reveals the use of Qualcomm's MDM6600 chip, a "world mode" baseband capable of supporting both CDMA/EVDO and GSM/UMTS networks, although the phone is still CDMA-only.

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Best Buy preps for Verizon iPhone launch, white iPhone 4 arrival

02/07/2011, 12:02 pm

Best Buy retail stores are expected to have dozens of handsets available for this week's launch of the Verizon iPhone 4, while the retailer has also begun to plan shelf space for the anticipated arrival of Apple's white iPhone 4 model.

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First Verizon iPhone 4 delivered, Genius comes to mobile iTunes Store

02/06/2011, 04:02 pm

A customer who was among the first to preorder the new Verizon iPhone 4 picked up their unit on Saturday, while many others hope to receive the handset in the mail on Monday. Also, Apple has added Genius recommendations to its mobile iTunes Store for the iPhone and iPad.

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AT&T, Verizon fighting for iPhone 4 users in new ads

02/04/2011, 07:02 pm

Apple's two US carriers are now fighting to sell users on their version of the iPhone 4, with Verizon touting its network capacity while AT&T stresses network speeds and simultaneous voice and data

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Apple prepared 2 million Verizon iPhone 4 for preorders, retail [u]

02/04/2011, 05:02 pm

Apple prepared 2 million CDMA iPhone 4 units to deliver to Verizon Wireless and its own retail stores through January, manufacturer reports indicate, suggesting that this year's preorders and launch of iPhone 4 on Verizon may actually exceed those of last year's iPhone 4 on AT&T.

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Verizon iPhone 4 shipments on track for early Feb. 7 delivery

02/04/2011, 03:02 pm

Customers who were among the first to order a Verizon-compatible iPhone 4 began receiving notifications on Friday that their handset is scheduled for delivery on Monday, Feb. 7.

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Over 60% of Apple's first-wave iPad 2 production to be 3G models

02/04/2011, 02:02 pm

The majority of Apple's second-generation iPad models now being built will include either GSM/UMTS or CDMA 3G support, according to checks of overseas manufacturers, suggesting the company plans on forging stronger relationships with wireless carriers alongside the device's introduction.

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