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Proof of An Unlocked Verizon iPhone

Video has surfaced on YouTube apparently showing that just like its AT&T counterpart, the Verizon iPhone can be unlocked and used with other carriers. There isn’t a whole lot of detail, but a call to *228 (the CDMA programming number) shows that this iPhone 4 is definitely on the network, and successfully able to be programmed to run on Cricket’s network.

It was only a matter of time before this happened. I’m surprised it took this long!

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Verizon iPhone Arrives: Is Android in Trouble?

[Note: This article republished courtesy of our pals at PCWorld.]

Ladies and gentlemen, the day has finally arrived: The Verizon iPhone is officially a reality.

No joke: Unlike the past 7.2 billion times the iPhone’s Verizon launch was absolutely, definitely confirmed to be imminent, Apple’s prized product is actually making its way to Big Red this go-round. The iPhone 4 will become available to current Verizon Wireless subscribers on February 3, with orders opening up to everyone else a week later.

Naturally, the Internet is brimming with reactions and predictions, many of which include the inevitable cries of “Sayonara, Android!” — a suggestion that the iPhone’s expansion will mark the end of Android’s impressive growth streak in the U.S. mobile market. Now, I know the tech world loves nothing more than finding a new reason to toss the hyperbolic “killer” label around (I’m still waiting for Facebook’s messaging service to deliver that final deathblow to Gmail, by the way), but let’s take a moment to put things in perspective.

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