In news that's a serious bummer but not all that surprising, Verizon's iPhone 5 will not be able to talk and surf the web on LTE at the same time. Like the iPhone 4S and most Verizon phones before it, the iPhone 5 will not support simultaneous voice and data.
This is disappointing because though Verizon traditionally has not been able to support voice and data, Big Red's LTE phones—which the iPhone 5 is—have been doing the talk and surf thing for quite some time. It works well enough too! So it's terribly weird that the iPhone 5 won't. According to MacRumors, this is what Verizon said about the whole ordeal: