Verizon Rolling out XLTE Service that Increases Peak Data Speeds

Verizon just announced that they are rolling out a new "faster  internet" on the 700MHz band and they have dubbed it "XLTE".  They claim they are "doubling the 4G LTE bandwidth and providing faster peak speeds in cities coast to coast. While this sound awesome what does it really mean if you are Verizon customer? From what I can gather this new band will not necessarily be any faster than the current LTE banding there will simply be...

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Nokia RM-1027 = Lumia 530 aka “The Rock”

Windows Phone 8.1 was announced a little while ago and so far only high-end devices have been announced to be shipped with the new OS. It looks like Microsoft is about to change that with the Nokia Lumia 530. The Nokia RM-1027 has shown up on GFXBench which is widely believed to be the affordable Lumia 530. Not a lot is known about it we know that Adreno 305 GPU, the same GPU as the current Nokia Lumia 520, and has a 800x480 screen....

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Flappy Bird Coming Back in August

Flappy Bird was an immensely popular game that was pulled a few months back by it's creator Doug Nguyen because "it was too addictive" and was taking up too much of its players's time. Now it seems that he has figured out how to make it less addictive and plans to bring the game back to market in a slightly altered form in August. Mr. Nguyen told CNBC that he plans to bring this game back in a multi-player form for both Android and...

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Microsoft Just Released an Update for Windows Phone 8.1 Preview

When Microsoft announced Windows Phone 8.1, they also released a preview for developers at the same time. Downloading this update to a Windows Phone 8 device was very simple; you didn't need to be a developer to do it and many non-developers did just that. However, as with any preview, there were some bugs and glitches. Microsoft just released an update to address some of those glitches. Microsoft today rolled out Windows Phone 8.1...

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Samsung is Having an Event on May 28th Hardware Not Included
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Samsung is Having an Event on May 28th Hardware Not Included

As per usual Samsung is having another big event on May 28th. This will be a "health fair" in San Francisco, but what exactly will be going on at this event still remains a mystery. Why is this you ask? Well, according to Samsung's Stefan Hauser, Samsung will not be releasing any new products at this event. Samsung has been making a push recently for health related apps and hardware. With the latest example being Galaxy S5 coming...

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