Verizon iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Gets VoLTE

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Not too long ago, Verizon kicked off its Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service with a limited number of handsets, enabling the Advance Calling feature which also made its way to the LG G2.

The list of devices also includes the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, giving users the ability to simultaneously use voice and data over LTE. This should definitely give the new a feature a boost.

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Vodafone Buys 140 Phones 4U Stores, Saves 887 Jobs

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Earlier this month, Phones 4U, a popular retailer in the UK, went into administration after carriers decided not to renew their contract. The decision also affected over 5,000 jobs, out which 800 were taken by Dixons Carphone.

Recently, it was also announced that Vodafone will buy 140 Phones 4U stores in the UK, saving almost 887 jobs. The stores will be re-branded to Vodafone stores in the coming weeks, but the deal is awaiting court approval.

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Samsung Offers $200 Trade-in For Any Working Smartphone With Galaxy Note 4 Pre-order

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is up for pre-orders in the US on AT&T and Verizon for $299.99 on-contract. If you’re thinking about pre-ordering the device, Samsung has a promotion to help you save your hard-earned cash.

From now through October 16th, Samsung will offer users with a total trade-in value of $200 if they exchange their working smartphone for Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4.

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Microsoft Delays Xbox One Launch in China

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Microsoft’s Xbox One was set to launch in China on September 23rd, but it seems the users may have to wait a little longer as the company has delayed the launch of the console.

Microsoft didn’t reveal any exact launch date, but said they are making “strong and steady progress” and need more time to make sure it can deliver the best gaming experience to Chinese fans.

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AT&T And Verizon Start Galaxy Note 4 Pre-orders

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Samsung unveiled its latest flagship phablet, the Galaxy Note 4, at the Unpacked 2 event in Berlin earlier this month. The handset is set to hit retail in several regions next month, and carriers and retailers have already started taking pre-orders of the device.

If you’re based in the US, you be glad to know AT&T and Verizon have started taking pre-orders of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4. There’s no word about the exact shipment date, but we’re hoping it will be revealed as the availability date draws closer.

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Microsoft Offering Mobile Users 15GB Extra OneDrive Storage

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Microsoft is now offering 30GB of free cloud storage to mobile users, which includes iOS, Android, Windows and Windows Phone devices, with just a small catch.

Once installed, users are requested to sign up or log in to your OneDrive account, and activate the automatic photo backup feature on their devices, which automatically uploads the images in the camera roll to OneDrive without you making an effort. Additionally, you’re requested to activate this feature by the end of the month, and you’ll get 30GB free storage from next month

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Twitpic Acquired By A Mysterious Buyer

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The popular image hosting service Twitpic announced earlier this month that it’s closing its doors and will shut down on September 25th. The main reason was a trademark dispute with Twitter, after which the company took this decision.

However, it seems things may have changed. The image hosting service announced via Twitter that it’s not closing down, and is acquired by a new company.

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Sony Xperia Z2 Gets A Massive Price Cut At Sony Store

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Sony Xperia Z2 is one of the best Android devices available in the market, and it’s about to get even better. With the launch of the latest Xperia Z3, it appears Sony has reduced the price of its predecessor to make it even more attractive option for buyers.

Previously, the Sony Xperia Z2 was available for $749.99 at the online Sony Store, but the company has now reduced its price to $579.99. This is the unlocked version of the device

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Apple Details iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Repair Costs If It’s Out of Warranty

iphone-6101Recently, Apple announced the out-of-warranty repair costs for its latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. It’s not as cheap as you might think so it’s better to make sure you handle your device with care.

There’s nothing much to worry about at the moment since the device is under an year’s warranty, and should keep you out of trouble in case something unexpected happens.

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Xiaomi To Sell 60,000 Redmi 1S Units on September 23rd

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Xiaomi appears to have successful run with its devices. It all started with the Xiaomi Mi3, and now the budget-friendly Redmi 1S. The company has held successful flash sales for its Xiaomi Redmi 1S, which sold out in mere seconds.

If you didn’t get lucky enough to order the Redmi 1s, the company announced its going to sell 60,000 units of the handset on September 23rd starting at 2 p.m. As always, you have to make sure you pre-register for the handset, and be ready to click on the buy button as soon as your clock reaches the launch time.

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