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iPhone 5 Release Date: September 21st

The iPhone 5 has been rumored to be released after September 20th, but leaked information  claims it to be September 21st when the iPhone 5 is available in stores.  The wait is soon over.  Verizon and AT&T have been issuing vacation blackouts for September 21st through the 30th, so that is yet another telltale sign […]

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Verizon Wireless wants to ‘edit’ your Internet access | Politics, Policy, and Technology – CNET News

I found an article that outlines the efforts of Verizon Wireless to file for discretionary control over what search results are being shown for the users of their internet service.  It would in essence be a right to “edit” what the user sees.  In another sense it could be deemed as a type of censorship. […]

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Data: Verizon Wireless Plan Restructuring

Verizon Wireless will be the first to break the decade old structure of billing customers.  They are planning a change for next Tuesday that will dispense with the old method of billing for minutes and text messages and put their primary focus on billing for data.   This seems to be a natural progress as […]

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Thank you for visiting the new and improved PhoneSavvy.com. We hope you will find all of the informational useful and the tools we provide beneficial to your learning needs. Please feel free to post in the blog and let us know what you think about the new site. Make sure to check out the featured […]

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Verizon Network Glitch: Is Your Old Phone Still Working?

You just left the Verizon Store with your new phone, so excited to see what you got yourself into.  You turn on your old phone when you get home so you can start the excruciating process of transferring all of your contacts over.  ”Ding Ding” you start receiving text messages on your old phone, and now your new phone […]

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Smartphone Apps Can Help Ease Pain At The Pump

During these tough economic times that our country has been facing, one part of our pocket book seems to get hit hard relentlessly, day in and day out.  We keep getting hit at the gas pump and it doesn’t show a sign of letting up.  The sad fact about this is that to be reasonable […]

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Apple Is Now Worth $600 Billion

On Tuesday of this week, Apple became the 2nd company ever to be worth $600 Billion.  On 12/30/1999 Microsoft hit $619 Billion.  If you factor in inflation since 1999, Apple is short of Microsoft’s record by a few hundred billion.  Great Job Apple, this recent news just gave all of us another moment to day […]

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Verizon | Verizon Announces Aggressive Sustainability Goal: Cutting Carbon Intensity in Half by 2020

Verizon announced that it will be addressing Social issues such as Health Care and Energy.  Verizon is making it’s first major stand in these areas by announcing that it will be cutting it’s carbon footprint in half by 2020, using their 2009 carbon intensity level figures as the benchmark for this effort.  With the amount […]

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Popular iPhone App ‘Instagram’ finally available for Android

According to Instagram’s blog post, more then 30 million people use the app with their iPhone. This application allows users to take photos and add special filters to give the photo a new look, you can then upload the photo straight from the application to your Facebook orTtwitter account. This app seems pointless for Android […]

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Double Your Data Promo

Verizon Wireless did a great thing by running a promotion that doubles the amount of data that 4G LTE smartphone users are rationed each month.  The promotion basically states that if one upgrades to a Verizon Wireless 4G LTE smartphone, instead of having 2GB for a data allowance each month they would have 4GB.  This […]

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