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As expected Verizon Wireless has finally announced the iPhone 4 on Americas largest wireless network. This was put forth by Lowell McAdam, President and COO of Verizon Wireless, yesterday at the NYC event.

image thumb18 CMDA iPhone 4 From Verizon Sales Go Live February 10!

The idea of bringing the iPhone beyond the confines of AT&T would definitely boost the iPhone sales further in the US region and give consumers a chance to rid themselves of complains against AT&T. The Verizon iPhone 4 has nothing new in terms of features. The CDMA based iPhone 4 will have a 5 megapixel camera, HD Video recording, FaceTime, A4 processor. Verizon Wireless will open pre orders for the iPhone 4 on February 3. The sales will be live February 10 onwards.

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image thumb17 GreenPois0n Jailbreak Is Untethered For iOS 4.2.1 Upon Release, No 4.2 Beta 3 SHSH Blobs Needed

While developers recently inclined at releasing the tethered jailbreak version, the Chronic Dev team is thinking contrary. Unlike the Redsn0w 0.9.6 tethered release the Chronic teams Greenpois0n for iOS 4.2.1 jailbreak will be releasing an untethered version.

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It has been confirmed that Verizon Wireless will be releasing the iPhone 4 at the Verizon Event scheduled for Tuesday, January 11, 2011. This finally makes the earlier rumor true and we will finally have an iPhone that is not strangled to AT&T.

image thumb16 Verizon iPhone 4 Confirmed To Release On Tuesday, 1/1/11

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image thumb15 Will Verizon iPhone Be Announced On January 11 Event?

So we might actually be less than a week away from big news on the next iPhone. We have our reasons. The first pinch came when there were leaked images of a possible iPhone 5 or the Verizon iPhone 4 and a short while back Verizon Wireless sent invites on upcoming event. The event goes live on January 11, 2011 and will be held in the New York City.

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image thumb11 iPhone 5 Images Leaked Or Is It Verizon iPhone 4?

Haven’t there been a lot of Apple leaks since the whole iPhone 4 saga? Reports are rolling out of images of the next generation of the iPhone being leaked. You can call this the iPhone 5 or the Verizon iPhone 4 based on the CDMA Technology. But in all honesty, the device has quite a lot of differences in design, these can be credited to Apple and Steve Jobs paying attention to reduce or totally resolve the Antennagate issue.

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image thumb10 Mac App Store Goes Live Globally With 1000 Apps

It’s Apple everywhere today, sort of or maybe I am continuing to focus on Apple related news. Today Apple announced its much anticipated Mac App Store with more than a thousand apps to offer to its user.

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image thumb9 Redsn0w 0.9.6 RC8 Jailbreak For iPhone, iPod Touch And iPad Now Available For Download

We reported a week back about the iPhone Dev Team releasing its Redsn0w 0.9.7 earlier and we also mentioned a step by step guide on how to jailbreak your iOS devices with the same. The Dev Team has released the beta 8 of the Redsn0w jailbreak tool.

The update made to Redsn0w is minor and the release candidate provides notifications to those using a custom untethered boot logo image for any .png file that is invalid. I bet the Redsn0w will eventually have all its errors fixed and users will be able to utilize all functions using the Redsn0w jailbreak tool on their iPhone, iPod Touch and the iPad. Not exactly sure if this would work on the rumored iPad 2?

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image thumb8 Here’s Honeycomb! Google Officially Releases Video Of Android 3.0 At CES 2011

I am seriously disappointed with myself for missing out the CES 2011, laziness, sleep and by the time I woke up all important news was out. But I bet no one is interested in my personal story. The big news, Google has officially put up the Android 3.0 aka Honeycomb video online after it accidently posted the Honeycomb sneak peak video on YouTube. The video was immediately pulled off, but even immediate proved too much for the folks to record it spread the word out. That being said, there wasn’t really a point in Google keeping it a secret.

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image thumb7 iPad 2 A Real Deal: Case Spotted At CES, Will Have Dual Camera, Slimmer Design And A Bluetooth Keyboard!

Haven’t we all been anticipating an iPad 2 since December last? Definitely! Especially when rumors had already started populating of a possible iPad 2 announcement at the CES 2011. Guess what, the folks at Engadget have at last spotted a possible iPad 2 case at the CES 2011!

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image thumb6 PostUp Acquires Facebook and Twitter App, Echofon

Echofon, the Twitter Phone has been acquired by PostUp, which in my opinion is a fair deal as the Twitter app has over 3 million users. Echofon was also one of the first Twitter apps to introduce User Streams and has been quite a popular Twitter client.

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