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Internet users in the US who demand the fastest speeds will be happy to know that Verizon will soon offer 300Mbps / 65Mbps FIOS internet plan. To put the speeds into perspective, a “two-hour HD video can be downloaded in 2.2 minutes instead of 4.4 minutes. A batch of 10 songs can be downloaded in 1.4 seconds instead of 2.7 seconds.” Continue reading for more information and to see the slower, yet still blazing fast 150 Mbps / 35 Mbps FIOS connection in-action.

Sure, this Verizon bill payment was made in 2006, but the clever method used would still definitely confuse people today. Fortunately, for those who aren’t math experts, the equation has been explained above. Click here to see more images gone viral this week, according to Imgur.com. Continue reading for a few viral videos.

Powered by a 1.0-GHz TI OMAP4 dual-core processor running Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread, the DROID Bionic “has more metal and glass than the all-plastic Samsung Droid Charge, for instance, and at 2.63 by 5 by 0.43 inches (HWD) and 5.6 ounces it’s a little bit bigger, but lighter and slimmer than the HTC Thunderbolt.” It’s available now through Verizon Wireless, priced at $299.99 with a new 2-year service contract. Click here for more pictures. Continue reading for an unboxing video.

There’s an 8-megapixel camera with 1080p video capture on the back, a VGA camera on the front, and a standard 3.5-mm headset jack on the top, and Motorola says to expect more than a day’s worth of use from the 1735 mAh battery.

[via PC Mag]

A quick way to piss off Verizon is by sending payment in the form of a math equation, like the example above. Sure, they’ll figure out eventually, but not without their resident math expert. Continue reading to see what happens when people start handing out personal checks to the needy.

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Samsung’s DROID Charge may not be the latest and greatest, but as a 4G LTE enabled Android phone, it excels. Featuring a 1.0-GHz processor, 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display, 8.0-megapixel camera, and 2GB of internal storage. Videos after the break. Click here for more pictures. Here’s the bottom line:

The Droid Charge is a total sleeper. We’ll be perfectly honest that we weren’t expecting to be wowed but, well, we’re certainly impressed. In terms of performance it’s more or less on par with the recently-released Thunderbolt, but battery life is far superior…

[via Engadget]

Photo credit: Sam Spratt

Set for release nationwide on February 10th is the Verizon iPhone, and unfortunately (or fortunately), the only physical difference are “those tweaked CDMA-compatible antennas running around the edge — four in all, placed symmetrically and bumping down the volume / mute buttons.” Hands-on video after the break. Click here for more pictures. Here’s the bottom line:

Bottom line, if you have a terrible AT&T experience wherever you’re at, and want a shot at a more reliable one, Verizon really is going to be your best bet.

[via EngadgetGizmodo]

Apple insiders speculate that the company will release a 4G LTE version of the iPhone on Verizon’s network as soon as January 2011. That’s right, “Verizon managers are being trained to handle the iPhone and have functional units running on Verizon’s 4G LTE networks.”

The iPhone will be equipped with a multi-band chip that will work on Verizon’s large CDMA 3G network as well as the 4G LTE. All marketing for the Verizon iPhone will be for the 4G compatibility.

[via CNet]

Finally, starting December 5th, Verizon will begin rolling out its super speedy LTE 4G network in select cities nationwide. One of the first modems that will be released is the LG VL600. Early testers in Brooklyn “saw consistent speeds which peaked at 7 Mbps down, and over 1 Mbps up.” Video preview after the break. Click here for more pictures of the LG VL600 modem.

By comparison, we saw around 4 Mbps down and less than 1 Mbps up when we did some testing with Sprint’s WiMAX Overdrive 4G, and roughly 6.5 Mbps down and 1 Mbps up with Clear’s iSpot.

[via Engadget]

That’s right, Verizon Wireless customers will soon be able to purchase the iPad. The company “announced this morning that the iPad will be sold by starting Oct. 28 and the offer will include an optional Mi-Fi device – a pocket sized re-broadcaster of a cloud of Wi-Fi sharable by up to four other devices.” On a lighter note, continue reading for an amazing iPad light painting video.

On the lowest end the Mi-Fi will cost an extra $130 at time of purchase and come with a subscription of 1GB of data for $20 per month. Imagine the iPad parties you’re going to have!

[via ReadWriteWeb]