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Verizon Gets a Windows Phone; Huge Handset to Follow?

Windows Phone 7 is finally getting some love from the United States’ largest wireless carrier.

HTC’s Trophy, a new Windows Phone, lands on Verizon Wireless on May 26, for $150 with a two-year agreement. If you buy a Trophy before July 15, Microsoft and Verizon will sweeten the deal with your choice of Halo: Reach, Kinect Sports or …

HTC Bliss: Android for Womenly Women?

Verizon may be preparing an answer to its testosterone-laden Droid smartphone line with the HTC Bliss, an Android phone for women.

It’s just a rumor for now, but This Is My Next reports that the Bliss will be an ordinary-looking Android smartphone with female-centric apps and accessories. For example, the phone will reportedly include …

Casio G’zOne Commando: Rugged Phone, Silly Name

Casio’s G’zOne Commando may not be the prettiest Android smartphone on the block, but it’s a rare phone that can survive a splash in a puddle or a weekend in the freezing cold.

The Commando hits Verizon Wireless on Thursday for $200 with a two-year contract. Although it’s not the first phone in the unfortunately-named G’zOne series …

Droid Charge, Another Verizon LTE Phone, Costs $300

HTC’s Thunderbolt will soon have some competition in the Droid Charge from Samsung, Verizon’s second 4G LTE phone.

The Droid Charge will cost $300 on contract when it launches April 28. That’s a steep price for a phone with a single-core 1 GHz processor — dual-core is where it’s at for today’s top-shelf handsets — but Verizon’s …

Verizon Launches Global Mobile Hotspot, Calls It Fivespot

Built by ZTE, the Fivespot from Verizon allows up to five devices to connect and share 3G speeds when traveling abroad. It will be available October 7 for $100 after a $100MIR.

Domestic Data Plans:
• $39.99 monthly access for 250 MB monthly allowance and $0.10/MB overage
• $59.99 monthly access for 5 GB monthly allowance and …

R2-D2 Edition Droid 2 Available 9/30

Motorola and Verizon’s Droid R2-D2 will be in stores on September 30 for $249. Everyone’s favorite astromech will be bundled together with a wired headset and media dock in carbonite-like packaging.

Pre-loaded content will include:
• R2-D2 notification sounds and ringtones
• Four live wallpapers
• R2-D2 clock widget
• “The …

Verizon: Tiered Data Plans, No iPhone

Speaking at a Goldman Sachs conference today, Verizon Communications CEO Ivan Seidenberg told investors that Verizon has no plans to carry the iPhone in the near future and that Verizon may roll out tiered data pricing in the coming months.

“We don’t feel like we have an iPhone deficit. We would love to carry it when we get there, but …

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