Verizon to add a few items to iPhone: Rhapsody, Navigator

Summary:A few reviews noted that the Verizon iPhone isn't loaded with the carrier's services. That's true---at least for today. Next week you're getting Verizon Navigator and Verizon Rhapsody. Can the Bing icon be that far behind?

The reviews over call quality and data speeds are in for Verizon's iPhone and generally they are good. Calls work. Data speeds are slower than AT&T.

That's the upshot of a bevy of reviews about the Verizon iPhone. Frankly it's amazing to me how many words were squeezed out of the Verizon iPhone review---it's the same iPhone 4 reviewed a year ago. Talk about stretching the word counts. But I digress.

A few reviews noted that the Verizon iPhone isn't loaded with the carrier's services. That's true---at least for today. Next week you're getting Verizon Navigator and Verizon Rhapsody. Can the Bing icon be that far behind? I started the order process (didn't follow through), but here's what I found.

Topics: Verizon, Browser, Hardware, iPhone, Mobility, Smartphones

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