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The new iPhone 5 is displayed during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on September 12, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Will Verizon’s Unlocked iPhone Attract More Customers?

iPhones bought from Verizon Wireless are coming with a surprise feature. The phones are unlocked meaning they’ll work on other networks.

09/24/2012

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Verizon iPhone 5’s Secret Feature: It’s ‘Unlocked’

The Verizon version of the iPhone 5, which went on sale in Bay Area stores Friday, comes with a secret and unexpected feature: it works on AT&T’s network as well.

09/22/2012

The new iPhone 5 is displayed during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on September 12, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: New iPhone Pre-orders Setting Records, But What About Your Old Phone?

Apple said its new iPhone 5 sold at a record setting pace as the company took in more than two million preorders in the first 24 hours, but what to do with your old phone?

09/17/2012

Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide product marketing Phil Schiller announces the new iPhone 5 during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on September 12, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

iPhone 5 Unveiled At Apple Event In San Francisco

After weeks of speculation, anticipation and a dose of hype, Apple unveiled the newest version of its wildly popular smartphone at an event in San Francisco on Wednesday.

09/12/2012

A man using two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

Tech Report: T-Mobile Offers New Unlimited Data Plan

T-Mobile announced it’s now offering unlimited data plans for their smartphone subscribers following in the footsteps of Sprint.

08/22/2012

The Verizon version of the Apple iPhone. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Who Benefits From Verizon’s Share Everything Plan?

Verizon Wireless will soon offer consumers a “Share Everything” plan, where customers will be able to connect up to 10 devices to a pool data plan. But who will really benefit from this?

06/12/2012

A man uses 'Siri' on the iPhone 4S. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Apple’s Squeeze Hits Phone Companies, Competitors

Apple’s success is good for the U.S. economy, and some businesses, like software developers and memory-chip makers, have benefited from the disruption Apple is causing. But its enormous gains have resulted in others’ pains, sometimes in unexpected places.

04/23/2012

A man uses 'Siri' on the iPhone 4S. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

New Database Could Curb Smartphone Thefts In Bay Area, Nation

Smartphone thieves could soon be stopped in their digital tracks with a new database that will allow service providers to block service to stolen phones.

04/09/2012

A Redbox DVD kiosk. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Verizon & Redbox Combine For Video Service

Verizon and Redbox, the company whose DVD kiosks are in grocery stores, are teaming up for a service that will combine physical DVD’s with streaming video.

02/07/2012

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Tech Report: Verizon To Challenge Netflix In Streaming Market

Verizon Communications has plans to launch a service that will allow people to stream movies and television shows over the Internet. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid looks at how the new service will differ from Netflix.

12/06/2011

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