Tag Archive: Verizon


Target Mobile (aka Radio Shack) plans Verizon HTC Rhyme presale for Sept. 21, release Sept. 22

HTC Rhyme at Target

If there was ever much doubt that the HTC Bliss is the HTC Rhyme (there wasn’t) and that it’s coming to Verizon (again, none) and that we might well see it Tuesday morning at an HTC event in New York City (we’ll be there, by the way), well, that ends tonight.

HTC Rhyme A tipster just hit us up with Target Mobile’s plans  [Read More…]

HTC officially announces the Rhyme for Verizon, Europe, Asia

HTC Rhyme

And here it is, folks: the HTC Rhyme (aka the Bliss). Coming to Verizon on Sept. 22, the 3.7-inch smartphone has Android 2.3, a 3.7-inch WVGA (480×800) display and a 5MP camera, along with the latest version of HTC Sense, seen only in leaks until now. It’s also got a 1GHz Snapdragon processor and 768MB of RAM.

The real story, of course, are the accessories. There’s the plugless dock (the trio of  [Read More…]

Verizon Announces the Charming HTC Rhyme for September 29

Verizon has officially announced the HTC Rhyme today, an Android smart phone which obviously caters to the female crowd. Running Android 2.3 Gingerbread, the phone previously known as the Bliss, features a 3.7-inch (800×480) display, 1GHz processor,  5-megapixel camera, and front-facing VGA camera. As initially uncovered all the way back in May, the Rhyme comes with a charm cable which lights up and notifies the user of calls and  [Read More…]

Pantech Breakout hits Verizon on Sept. 22

Pantech Breakout

Ladies and gentlemen, we’ve got a new horse in Verizon’s 4G LTE stables. Welcome the Pantech Breakout (which we first told you about nearly a month ago) — a 4-inch candybar smartphone that bosts Android 2.3, a 1GHz processor, 5MP camera (VGA front-facing camera), Wifi b/g/n, the aforementioned 4G LTE data — and an affordable price tag. Available in stores and online starting Sept. 22, the Breakout is going for just $  [Read More…]

Verizon Announces $99 4G LTE Pantech Breakout for September 22

Verizon announced this morning that the Pantech Breakout will be arriving in stores and online come Thursday, September 22nd. Pricing will be $ 99 with a qualified two-year service agreement and after $ 50 mail-in rebate in the form of a debit card. Specifications for the handset include Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 4-inch display, 5-megapixel (720p HD video) rear-facing camera, a VGA front-facing camera, and 4G LTE support. This  [Read More…]

HTC Vigor/Incredible HD Hitting Verizon on October 13th?

Yesterday, we showed you some leaked press shots of the HTC Vigor, which is going to be the successor to the Incredible 2. While the Vigor has been the codename of the device, we’ve heard rumors that the official name will be the Droid Incredible HD. A shot leaked by Droid-Life seems to also support the Incredible HD name and gives us a bit more information regarding the device.  [Read More…]

Samsung Illusion for Verizon appears on Flickr

Samsung Illusion

Although the Samsung Illusion name has been tossed around before on some road maps there was never an official announcement made for the device. Now, thanks to a little slip up from Samsung on Flickr, we’re getting a good look at a 3G-only device, but not much else. Specs seem to still be missing for the information but those will come eventually. What we do know though, is that the device is  [Read More…]

Verizon Flipping the LTE Switch for Another 26 Markets Today

Verizon continues its barrage of LTE rollouts today by flipping the 4G switch on for 26 new markets. I know many of you are waiting for LTE to hit your area so you can run out and purchase a 4G device like the Droid Bionic so I’ll cut the small talk and go straight to the “who made the cut” list:

Fort Smith and Jonesboro, Ark. San Luis  [Read More…]

AT&T vs. Verizon 4G LTE battle begins this Sunday

AT&T has been advertising “4G” since 2010, but the HSPA+ speeds available on AT&T’s phones were well short of what most would consider to be next generation. Beginning Sunday, September 18, AT&T will introduce a proper 4G network when it powers on LTE in five select markets.

FierceWireless reports AT&T CFO John Stephens said LTE service starts in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, and San  [Read More…]

Verizon Releases Pair of TV Spots for Droid Bionic [VIDEO]

Verizon has tossed a pair of new commercials for the Droid Bionic onto YouTube this morning which show off the handsets remote desktop capabilities.  The clips, Rooftop and Ring, are 30-seconds in length and focus on a female user.  Things have changed quite a bit since the first Droid ads in 2009 which were heavily-skewed toward the male demographic.  You guys digging the female empowerment commercials?

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