Verizon will drop 8,500 customers by Oct. 17, offering them no options to continue their plans. The company says these customers are using more data than they’re paying for.
Internet September 18, 2017
An error by Google literally broke the internet for half of Japan, with disruptions lasting for hours after connectivity was restored. The incident shows the fragility of the internet in a world that is increasingly becoming dependent on being online.
Google August 29, 2017
Verizon replaced its $80 unlimited data plan with new ones that throttle videos. Quality is capped at 480p for smartphones under the $75 Verizon Go Unlimited plan, while the cap is at 720p for the $85 Verizon Beyond Unlimited plan.
Internet August 23, 2017
A new rumor claims that Samsung will launch the Galaxy Note 8 in the United States as soon as next week. However, does the Galaxy Note 8 release date really matter, as it goes up against Apple's iPhone 8?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 14, 2017
T-Mobile dominated OpenSignal's latest State of Mobile Networks, as the Un-Carrier won all six categories in the report. Rivals Verizon and AT&T played a part in handing over the crown to T-Mobile as they both slowed down.
Internet August 3, 2017
Verizon has officially admitted to capping speeds of video services on its network, shrinking it down to 10 Mbps for some customers. Though it calls them optimization tests, people have expressed how this is one effect of net neutrality’s dissolution.
Internet July 23, 2017
Is Verizon placing data caps on users who use Netflix and YouTube? Verizon says no, but some users have reported speed caps when accessing Netflix or YouTube.
Internet July 22, 2017
Data belonging to at least 6 million Verizon subscribers were leaked online due to an unprotected Amazon Web Services server. Verizon customers who recently contacted the carrier's customer services should take certain steps to protect their accounts from being compromised.
Security July 13, 2017
According to an in-depth study by PCMag, Verizon is the fastest U.S. network, but not exactly by a mile. The results come as all major carriers fight to be on top, especially with the promise of 5G inching closer.
Internet June 20, 2017
Verizon has launched its first 4G LTE flip phone with HD voice and Wi-Fi calling. Meet the LG Exalt LTE, available now on Verizon.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 17, 2017
As part of its plan to take on Verizon, Sprint has a new promotion meant to entice new customers. Until the end of June, new Sprint customers can get free unlimited data for one year.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 14, 2017
After months of negotiations, Verizon has completed its purchase of Yahoo. The wireless cell phone carrier purchased Yahoo for $4.5 billion, with plans to include it as part of its Oath brand.
Business Tech June 13, 2017
Yahoo has finalized the sale of its assets to Verizon which could result in the loss of 15 percent of its workforce. Verizon intends to use Yahoo and AOL to create a new company known as Oath.
Business Tech June 8, 2017
A report indicated that Verizon may try to exact revenge on T-Mobile for starting the #GetOutofTheRed campaign. Verizon may give $300 discounts on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus to existing T-Mobile subscribers who decide to port over.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 4, 2017
T-Mobile has made a tempting offer for Verizon subscribers with iPhones or Pixel smartphones to switch to the Un-Carrier. T-Mobile is offering to answer all the remaining payments on iPhones and Pixel smartphones, allowing customers to save thousands of dollars.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 25, 2017
AT&T announced back in April that it entered an agreement to acquire Straight Path, but that's no longer the case. Verizon outbid AT&T and snapped the company, getting a notable edge in the 5G race.
Business Tech May 11, 2017
T-Mobile has now launched a counterattack against AT&T’s 5G Evolution network, announcing plans to build a 'true' 5G network. If it delivers on its word, T-Mobile might roll out the network as soon as 2020.
Internet May 3, 2017
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will make her departure in June, as she was not tapped to join the executive team of Oath. Mayer, however, will make $186 million upon the completion of Yahoo's sale to Verizon.
Business Tech April 25, 2017
Verizon is banking on Corning’s fiber optics technology to improve its wireless broadband infrastructure. The deal will last from 2018 until 2020.
Business Tech April 19, 2017
T-Mobile bid nearly $8 billion at the recently concluded auction for broadcast airwaves spectrum by the FCC. The wireless licenses that the Un-Carrier acquired would allow it to further challenge, and possibly outmuscle, AT&T and Verizon.
Business Tech April 14, 2017
The whole internet was shaken when Verizon announced its acquisition of Yahoo. Now the internet universe is once more in frenzy, and this time, it's over the merged Yahoo and AOL divisions' name Oath.
Internet April 5, 2017
After the completion of the acquisition by Verizon, Yahoo and AOL will merge to form a new company named Oath. The name, first reported by Business Insider, was later confirmed by AOL CEO Tim Armstrong.
Business Tech April 3, 2017
Following the outrage caused by reports of Verizon’s plans to install spyware on Android phones, the carrier has now clarified a few things. The spyware won’t be installed on all Android phones, and it’s possible to opt it, Verizon confirmed.
Security April 2, 2017
Verizon teamed up with Evie for a new app launcher called AppFlash, which will be preinstalled on Verizon devices. U.S. privacy advocate EFF warns that AppFlash is essentially spyware and deals a heavy blow to user privacy and security.
Apps/Software March 31, 2017
The HTC 10 from Verizon network is finally getting a Nougat software update. The update will roll out on March 30.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 29, 2017
AT&T and Verizon have decided to remove their ads from YouTube over videos promoting hateful speech and terrorism. Google pledged to give advertisers more control over ad placement, but apparently it didn't move fast enough.
Internet March 23, 2017
The T-Mobile variant of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) has received FCC certification. This device is expected to be targeted at customers with medium budgets and, therefore, will likely boast low-end specs.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 18, 2017
Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer is being replaced by Thomas McInerney, a member of the Yahoo board of directors since 2012, after Yahoo sold its digital services to Verizon. The latter acquired Yahoo in a mega-deal worth $4.8 billion.
Business Tech March 15, 2017
New York City officials filed a lawsuit against Verizon claiming that the company failed to fulfill the terms of an agreement signed with the city nine years ago. Company officials, however, denied these charges made against them.
Internet March 14, 2017
AT&T has come up with a cheaper unlimited data plan offer under its GoPhone initiative. The new prepaid plan offers unlimited data for $60 per month with a data speed of 3 Mbps.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 11, 2017
Verizon is now offering data-free streaming for customers that have both Fios and a wireless plan via its Fios Mobile App.
Apps/Software March 10, 2017
Verizon is now offering a month-to-month plan for its Fios services that features no annual contract an no deposit, with an Internet and TV bundle for about $100.
Internet March 7, 2017
Verizon has finally released the Android 7.0 Nougat update for its Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, becoming the last of the four major U.S. carriers to do so. The update brings a slew of neat features and improvements, so here's what to expect.
Apps/Software March 6, 2017
As LG prepares to launch the LG G6, retailers are looking to clear out inventory of the LG G5. Best Buy is offering a new deal that scores you the smartphone for $120 and includes a three-piece accessory bundle.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 5, 2017
LG has just unveiled its 2017 flagship smartphone the LG G6 at Mobile World Congress, and now, the company has revealed the handset's pricing information.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 28, 2017
Best Buy has introduced a new promotion on the purchase of Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The deal offers free $100 gift card, a 256 GB memory card and a wireless charger to anyone buying these devices.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 28, 2017
LG just launched its latest flagship smartphone at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The LG G6 will be offered by Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile in the coming weeks.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 27, 2017
Faced with more attractive data bundles from competitors, AT&T reworked its unlimited data offerings. The carrier now offers two unlimited plans with lower prices, HD video, and tethering.
Business Tech February 27, 2017
A research was conducted where the Google Pixel XL was tested to determine under which carrier network it performed the best. The results revealed that the Verizon variant of the device routed the T-Mobile version.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 26, 2017
The excitement builds up as MWC 2017 opens its gates, but if you want to enjoy a BOGO Galaxy S7 deal from AT&T or an LG G5 with a big discount, here are the details.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 25, 2017
Verizon exclusive Motorola Droid Turbo 2 has finally started receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update. The OTA update is rolling out now and brings several new enhancements and fixes.
Apps/Software February 25, 2017
Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge on Verizon are frustrated that they have yet to receive the Android 7.0 Nougat update. Competitors AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile have all released the software upgrade.
Apps/Software February 25, 2017
RootMetrics published its latest report on Thursday, Feb. 23, revealing that Verizon is still the most reliable network in the United States. The report ranks AT&T second, followed by Sprint and T-Mobile.
Business Tech February 23, 2017
Verizon has announced plans to commence 5G trial services in 11 cities by mid-2017. If reports are correct, the technology could end up being 10 to 100 times faster than present-day 4G connectivity.
Internet February 22, 2017
Famous leakster Evan Blass tweeted that Samsung's Galaxy J7 (2017) will be available in the U.S. with Verizon. He also claimed that the Verizon variant of the smartphone will be launched as Galaxy J7 V.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 22, 2017