mishandling of the Galaxy Nexus launch. Now reports are coming in form all over the US that the wireless carrier's data is down, centering in the Midwest. The outage is affecting 4G LTE and 3G services. There is no word on when it might be repaired, though Verizon assures its customers that a fix is incoming.
4G LTE network, today the blazing fast speeds actually had their first birthday. Today Verizon's 4G LTE turns 1 years old -- yay! We look back and remember tearing open that awesome HTC Thunderbolt and giving those lightning and bolting fast 4G speeds a test run.
Verizon hasn't been shy about its aggressive expansion of LTE into nearly every major market in the US. In addition to upgrading and expanding their own equipment, they've now purchased even more LTE wireless spectrum across the country, to the tune of $3.6 billion. The new licenses cover approximately 256 million people in the country, and should allow Verizon to continue to dominate 4G services in the US, in breadth if not in speed.
Samsung Galaxy W smartphone that surfaced on a video demo showing off its gaming chops and more. We knew at the time that the smartphone would be sold as the Samsung Exhibit II 4G. The device has now gone official on T-Mobile with launch dates and pricing in tow.
Amaze 4G and the Galaxy S II, but today they have officially announced and started their brand new Monthly4G unlimited and contract free plans. Earlier this month we mentioned the T-Mobile and Walmart exclusive $30 unlimited data plan and now we have more details regarding that, and other contract free offerings from T-Mobile.
HTC Amaze 4G and Samsung Galaxy S II are both available right now at T-Mobile. Before you run down to your nearest T-Mobile store or head to the online shop and pick one up, we figured you'd like a little hardware comparison video showing off the goods both phones have to offer. Today I present you with a quick little Amaze 4G vs Galaxy S II hardware comparison video, check it and all the pictures out below.
Long Term Evolution network only covers five cities in the United States so far, and no AT&T phones operate with LTE radios. PC Mag got a rare response to their inquiries on the full nationwide rollout, and there's some juicy information for AT&T Android users in the pipe. The first AT&T LTE phone will be released this year, though the carrier didn't say from which manufacturer or which operating system it would use.
myTouch and myTouch Q from LG lately and it was only a matter of time until they started leaking to the wild, and today is the day. We now have a few photos of the myTouch by LG spotted in the wild hanging out, and they aren't even all that blurrycam style either. Officially announced last week both devices should be available on T-Mobile before the holidays, check out the pictures below.