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Fans of the Nexus 7 tablet that happen to also be Verizon customers are finally in business. Not only is Google pushing out the KVT49L update that will make your LTE capable Android 4.4.2 device compatible with Verizon’s network, but you can get the tablet right from Verizon starting today for $249 on a two year contract.

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Speaking at a recent Deutsche Bank’s Media, Internet, and Telecom conference Verizon’s CFO Fran Shammo revealed that the company is looking to remove the CDMA chips from phones, in a bid to reduce subsidies.

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As we inch toward a true global conscience, we are increasingly dependent on being connected. Being connected is what defines us, with things like social media, blogs, and news sites. Here in the USA, we are fortunate to have a huge network of connectivity, but are we doing the right things with our network?

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The two biggest carriers in the U.S., Verizon and AT&T, will soon expand their LTE coverage in a number of markets across the country, as demand for high speed mobile internet increases. AT&T’s LTE network just became available for customers in Buffalo (NY), Burlington (VT), Cleveland (OH) Corpus Christi (TX), Gainesville (GA), Greensboro-Winston Salem (N.C.) and Wichita (KS). It is worth noting that AT&T’s Cleveland expansion will cover the cities of Brecksville, Brunswick, Elyria, Hinckley, Hudson, Mentor, Solon, Strongsville, Twinsburg, and Wadsworth. The North Carolina expansion includes Gastonia, Lake Norman, N.C. Hwy. 3 from Kannapolis to Mooresville, U.S. 52 from…

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Back in April, Bams reported about a leaked Bluetooth SIG document for an interesting Samsung smartphone codenamed the SCH-i200 “Jasper”. Although such documents turn out to be misleading in many cases, this one turned out to be the real deal as a recent FCC filling confirms that Samsung is indeed planning to release such a mid-range ICS smartphone with Verizon Wireless. Just as the April leak showed, the Samsung Jasper runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor along with a WVGA display (800 by 480 pixels, the same resolution that the outdated Nexus One…