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Wow, The Verizon iPhone 4 Rumor Is Finally A Reality

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That has to be one of the longest techno rumors ever, we are referring of course, to the iPhone and Verizon tie up. Finally, today it has been confirmed that the iPhone will be available online and in Verizon and Apple stores from Thursday, February 10, 2011. There is a facility to pre-order, but this will only be available to existing Verizon Wireless customers directly through the Verizon website either on or around February 3, 2010.

Cost

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So, how much will it cost? You will be able to pick up the 16GB model for $200 with a two year contract, or the 32GB model for $300 again with a two year contract. Verizon hasn’t announced monthly service plan pricing yet but as soon as they do we’ll take a look at a comparison with AT&T and try to help you find the best deal.

Is It A Good Deal For Verizon?

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Well that’s the question, there’s no doubt they are going to shift a whole bunch of iPhone 4’s but how will this impact on their other smart phone sales? Currently Verizon stock Android but soon Blackberry and the Windows Phone 7 will be joining them too – surely they are bound to suffer somewhat?

Perhaps it may not be as big a problem as first thought as the iPhone is 3G and most of the shiny new Android phones will be running on 4G. This will keep the 3G network pretty free for the iPhone so the actual network service will be very good. With the new iPhone 5 due out around June time, if Apple brings out 4G to this device then things could get messy. They don’t have to do it and in many respects it would make sense for them to ‘hold out’ until next year to bring 4G to the iPhone 6. Watch this space on that one.

How Much Will It Cost To Leave AT&T?

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If you have decided that you really want to switch network providers now and move over to Verizon then you may be in for a shock. Many customers are locked into a contract of one sort or another and the early termination fee starts at $325 and decreases by $10 per month for each month you have served in your contract. So you are going to really have to do your homework to access whether it is a worthwhile decision or not. Once we have taken a look at the pricing plans, we’ll help you with that.

By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said.
Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London.
Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art.
Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK.
She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: joanne@theappwhisperer.com

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