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by Valerie, Mom Knows It All

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Verizon Wireless introduces First 4G LTE Powered notebook

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. – Verizon Wireless today announced the HP Pavilion dm1-3010nr Entertainment PC with 4G LTE will be available online at www.verizonwireless.com on July 28. Previously announced at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show and powered by Verizon’s 4G LTE network, the HP Pavilion dm1-3010nr allows customers to stream high-definition content; play games; video chat; and download music; photos and videos within seconds rather than minutes. Measuring less than 1.2-inches thin, the HP Pavilion dm1-3010nr offers the performance of a notebook with the mobility of a netbook. The notebook’s HP CoolSense Technology combines advanced hardware and intelligent cooling software for a notebook that feels noticeably cooler.

Key features:
4G LTE – customers can expect download speeds of 5 to 12 Mbps and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in 4G mobile broadband coverage areas
Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit
11.6-inch High-definition HP BrightView LED Display (1366 x 768)
1.60 GHz AMD Dual-Core Processor E-350
320 GB hard drive with HP ProtectSmart hard drive protection
Memory: 2 GB DDR3 RAM
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
VGA webcam with integrated digital microphone
Multi-format digital media card reader for SD cards and multimedia cards
Weight: 3.52 lbs

Pricing and availability:
The HP Pavilion dm1-3010nr will be available online at www.verizonwireless.com for $599.99.
Customers will have the option to choose one of the following mobile broadband data plans:
$50 monthly access for 5GB monthly allowance
$80 monthly access for 10GB monthly allowance
For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.


4G LTE and Wi-Fi Models Available; 8.6 Millimeters Thin and Weighing in at 1.25 pounds

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. – Verizon Wireless and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) today announced that the enabled Samsung Galaxy Tab™ 10.1 with 4G LTE will be available July 28 in either Metallic Gray or Glossy White in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at www.verizonwireless.com/SamsungTab4GLTE.

Key features:
4G LTE – customers can expect download speeds of 5 to 12 Mbps and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in 4G Mobile Broadband coverage areas
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Android™ 3.1 Honeycomb platform – supports Google™ Mobile Services including Gmail, YouTube™, Google Talk™, Google Search™, Google Maps™, Google Movies™, Google Books™ and Android Market™
Adobe® Flash® 10.3 technology
NVIDIA® Tegra2 dual-core 1 GHz application processor
10.1-inch HD touchscreen display with WXGA 1280 x 800 resolution
3-megapixel rear-facing camera and 2-megapixel front-facing camera for video chat capabilities
1080p HD video playback on a HD TV or other 1080p HD device
Samsung Media Hub – offers a vast lineup of critically acclaimed films and TV programs for rent or purchase. Media Hub has been redesigned, allowing customers to playback Media Hub content on their TV through an HDMI adapter (sold separately). Purchased content can be shared with up to five devices enabled with Media Hub at no extra cost.

Pricing and data plans:
Verizon Wireless will offer two 4G LTE Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 models both priced with two-year customer agreements: $529.99 for the 16GB model and $629.99 for the 32GB model.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 customers will have the option to choose one of the following mobile broadband data plans:
$30 monthly access for 2GB monthly allowance
$50 monthly access for 5GB monthly allowance
$80 monthly access for 10GB monthly allowance
A 16GB Wi-Fi-only Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will also be available online at www.verizonwireless.com on July 28 for $499.99. The Wi-Fi-only model will be available in Metallic Grey.

Samsung Media Hub Credit:
For a limited time, Verizon Wireless customers will get a free $25 Media Hub credit from Samsung with their Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 purchase, good towards TV program purchases. Restrictions apply, see inbox insert for additional details or visit www.samsung.com/VerizonTabPromo.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s fastest, most advanced 4G network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 106.3 million total wireless connections, including 89.7 million retail customers.  Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 83,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD).  For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

Stride Rite BOGO 50% off for back to school

Back-to-school is quickly approaching, and Stride Rite is having a special sale now through Tuesday, September 6 at participating Stride Rite retail and outlet stores and at striderite.com: Buy One Get One 50% Off All Footwear from Stride Rite (Online Code: BTSBOGO). Stride Rite continues to provide Moms quality, durable footwear to outlast their kids at all price points!

Caltrate’s Women Move the World Campaign

Do you, or someone your love, go above and beyond each day, juggling the roles of businesswoman, caretaker, community advocate and more? If so, Caltrate, which has helped replenish the calcium and vitamin D women need each day to keep their bodies active, so they can move the world physically, emotionally and for the causes in which they believe in, wants to know!

Caltrate has teamed up with ABC’s “Body of Proof” actress, women’s health advocate and “mind and body” yogi, Dana Delany, to honor the physical and emotional strength of real women and how they move the world. Together, Caltrate and Delaney are celebrating the accomplishments of all women with a national call-to-action to share how they move the world in their own way, everyday. Women are invited to share their inspiring stories of “What Moves You” on Caltrate’s Facebook Page for the chance to appear in next year’s Caltrate advertising campaign, $5000, and a trip for 2 to LA!

As part of this celebration, Caltrate has also become a national sponsor of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure to honor the amazing strength of race participants and the loved ones they may be walking for. Today, women juggle so many different, important roles — whether it’s caring for their families, running a business, building communities or advocating for a better life for all of us. Caltrate and Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure share a common goal of keeping women healthy, strong and active so they can continue to move our world.

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pat.navymom August 6, 2011 - 8:36 am

Amazing what a cell phone many miles away from home can do to make life comfortable and routine at home.

Royalegacy August 6, 2011 - 1:31 pm

These phones and their features sounds marvelous, but I will stick with Straight Talk from WalMart. It is all that we need.


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