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Verizon iPhone untethered jailbreak now available for iOS 4.2.7

While GSM-iPhone owners have had the pleasure of an untethered jailbreak for the latest iOS iteration, 4.3.2, Verizon CDMA-iPhone owners haven't been so lucky -- until now. Sn0wbreeze 2.6.1, a Windows-only utility brought to you by the folks from iH8sn0w, is now able to install an untethered ja...

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Survey suggests Verizon's iPhone customers more satisfied than AT&T's

A survey of the differences between AT&T and Verizon iPhone customers shows what we knew all along: many AT&T iPhone customers are quite fed up with the phone network. All the main points in the Mobclix survey of iPhone users (taken in February) reinforce the conclusion: The larger...

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Verizon, AT&T iPhones load web pages at same rate, firm reports

Verizon's network may reach areas that AT&T doesn't, but people stuck with AT&T have told themselves at least AT&T's data network is faster. While this is indeed the case, it doesn't make web pages load any faster on AT&T than on Verizon, according to a phone testing firm. Metric...

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AT&T denies mass exodus to Verizon in wake of CDMA iPhone 4

There's been a fair amount of speculation about sales of Verizon-network iPhones -- how many (half a million in a day?), how many are being sold to fed-up AT&T customers (Abandon ship! Abandon ship!) -- but AT&T says it's not worried. AT&T Mobility boss Ralph de la Vega says iPhone use...

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AnandTech research shows Verizon iPhone 4 'death grip' reports are overblown

Consumer Reports tested the Verizon iPhone 4 using the same methodology as the original GSM version, and with the same results: signal strength drops if the iPhone 4 is gripped in a certain fashion, commonly known as the "death grip." As a result of its testing, Consumer Reports decided it couldn'...

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Verizon CEO: iPhone 4 sales strong, more coming from Apple on LTE

In a recent interview, Verizon Wireless CEO Dan Mead rebutted recent reports suggesting Verizon iPhone sales were low by confirming that the wireless carrier sold more iPhone 4s during its initial launch than any other product in the carrier's history. Mead would not divulge the actual numbers, b...

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Apple outlines differences between CDMA and GSM phones

Apple detailed the differences between the GSM and CDMA iPhone when it comes to voice calling and its associated features. The document confirms the Verizon iPhone is unable to hold a conference call with more than two attendees as well as put a call on hold. The Verizon iPhone can also use a manua...

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AT&T highlights $49 iPhone 3GS in new TV ad

AT&T is wielding a new weapon in its fight against Verizon Wireless: the iPhone 3GS. In the carrier's latest advertisement, the almost 20-month old handset and its $49 price tag is dangled in front of customers as a cheap alternative to the iPhone 4. Price-wise, the iPhone 3GS lets customers ju...

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Verizon refreshes FiOS app, launches free iPhone program

Verizon updated its FiOS DVR manager for the iPhone, an application that lets you use your handset as a remote control for your FiOS television service and its DVR. In a fun feature, FiOS users with a penchant for taking photos with their iPhone can also easily flick their photos and watch them on ...

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Verizon iPhone gets five hardware tweaks

Although the Verizon iPhone is largely the same as the iPhone 4 Apple released last year, PC Mag has pointed out five tweaks Apple's made to the design of the new version of the iPhone 4. A few of these hardware changes were necessary in order for the iPhone to connect to Verizon's CDMA network, wh...

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Skype updates iOS app for Verizon iPhone

All of the new Verizon iPhone 4 owners who are looking for apps to install on their shiny new devices can add Skype to the list. The free Skype app has been updated today so that it functions properly on the Verizon iPhone, and the update also adds support for the H.264 codec. This support is cruci...

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Navigation app sales and Verizon friendliness

There's a flurry of GPS related news today, so let's get right on with it. First, one of our favorite nav apps, Navigon, is having a pretty big sale to celebrate its milestone of 2 million sales worldwide. If you've been lusting after a Navigon app, there's a 4-day, 50% off sale beginning today. Reg...

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Verizon iPhone customers line up across the US

Verizon customers began lining up to snag an iPhone 4 from the nation's most reliable carrier today. People were lining up across the country, but most lines were reportedly light. Long lines with wait times of several hours were not expected given the ample pre-order opportunities and the cold tem...

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Walmart to carry Verizon iPhone in 600 stores starting February 10

Walmart has announced that beginning tomorrow, February 10, it will begin carrying the Verizon iPhone for sale in almost 600 of its retail stores. According to MacRumors, Walmart is the latest retailer to join Apple, Verizon and Best Buy in offering up the VZW iPhone 4 for sale, even if it is only g...

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CNBC: Apple should be world's most valuable company

Apple's latest earnings report has been available for three weeks, and analysts are chiming in with their 2011 assessment of the Cupertino company. Though Apple's stock dipped slightly after Steve Jobs announced another medical leave of absence, the release of the Verizon iPhone and Apple's 2011 for...

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