Today’s Forecast: Thunderstorm Followed By Scattered Showers

Let’s face it, many of us don’t use our phones as phones anymore. They’re small, portable computers; hubs to stay connected with friends and occasionally call mom. Yeah, phones still make calls. I know, it’s astounding.

In November 2009, Android made a huge splash with the introduction of the Motorola Droid on Verizon. Fast forward to March 2011…you don’t need a history lesson. The next evolution of Android phones is beginning: 4G connectivity, dual-core processors, front-facing cameras, etc. If you are the average phone user or just barely getting into smartphones, you could honestly care less about these. Luckily, Verizon is keeping their 4G plans the same price as 3G (for now). Right now, you have one solid option on Verizon: the HTC Thunderbolt.

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iPhone: Verizon vs. AT&T

The Wall Street Journal just posted an unbiased side-by-side comparison of the new Verizon iPhone 4 to the former AT&T exclusive phone. WSJ claimed that though Verizon’s version of the smartphone had more reliable voice calls, AT&T had the faster data, averaging of about 46% faster. The author did write that the Verizon phone had the same amount of dropped calls in over a week as the AT&T phone had in a day. Read the full details here: http://on.wsj.com/gzxpHA

Of Course, no one has yet to say if early adopters will end up getting screwed over come June when Apple typically announces their new phones. My bet: probably.