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Sprint Launches LTE in 5 More Cities

Today Sprint announced they have lit up LTE in five more cities, adding to the 19 cities already covered with Sprint 4G LTE.  The latest five cities are Lawrence, Ks., Topeka, Ks. Wichita, Ks., Waukegan-Lake County, Il.; and Barnstable-Hyannis/Mid-Cape, Ma.  For those of you who do not currently reside in any of the 24 cities Sprint currently has LTE in, Sprint states “Sprint 4G LTE will be available in more than 100 cities in the coming months”.  Unfortunately, “in the coming months” is as specific as it gets when it comes to a timeline for Sprint 4G LTE deployment.…

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HTC to Build Nexus Smartphone with 1080p Display?

Before getting into it, allow me to preface this with a warning; this is only a rumor and has not be validated in any way, shape, or form.  Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, let’s get to the rumor.  GSM Arena is reporting they have received a tip that has HTC building the next Nexus smartphone.  The rumor doesn’t stop there, they go even further, stating the phone will carry some rather beefy specs.  According to the tipster, the next Nexus phone will feature a 1080p display, Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, 12mp rear-facing camera with 2mp front-facing, 2500 mAh battery, 64gb of internal storage, and of course LTE.  Sadly, the rumors did not include an expected release date or announcement date; though if history is any indication, we will likely see an announcement within the next 60 days.…

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Google Maps Officially Back on iOS!

Consider this a Christmas gift, iOS users! Google Maps is back on iOS 6! And not just Maps. You also get turn-by-turn navigation as well. So no more worrying about getting stranded for days at a time or contemplating if you should jump off that building to get to that coffee shop. Apple has finally decided to listen to it’s consumers’ demands and ditch it’s own version of Maps. Congratulations iOS users. The app is available on iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S, and 5. It’s even available for iPad if you don’t mind the fact that it’s not optimized for it.…

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