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Verizon Offers Up To 74 Percent Off Mophie Juice Packs For iPhones, Samsung Galaxy Smartphones, And More

Verizon slashed the prices of several Mophie juice packs for a number of smartphones, including Samsung Galaxy devices, iPhones, or Google Pixel. The juice packs are at up to 74 percent off.

Gadgets May 26, 2018

LG G7 ThinQ Preorders Are Kicking Off At Verizon, T-Mobile, And Sprint

Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint kicked off the preorders for the LG G7 ThinQ. T-Mobile is offering a buy one, get one deal, while Sprint has a lease one, get one promo.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 26, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S8/ S8 Plus And Galaxy Note 8 Get May Android Security Patch On Verizon And T-Mobile

Verizon and T-Mobile both released the latest Android security patch for the Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus, and Galaxy Note 8. The updates are rolling out now.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 26, 2018

Holographic RED Hydrogen One Phone Will Be Released On AT&T And Verizon This Summer

The mysterious RED Hydrogen One smartphone will be released on two of the US's leading carriers this summer. It purports to be the first holographic phone in the world.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 17, 2018

Verizon's New Carrier Visible Offers $40 Per Month Service: What You Need To Know

Visible, a recently launched wireless network operator, offers a $40 monthly service with attractive perks. Subscribers can enjoy unlimited data, minutes, and messaging services each month minus the contract.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 11, 2018

Verizon Pixel 2 XL 64GB, 128GB Now With $500 Discount At Best Buy

A deal offered by Verizon and Best Buy appears to be a great deal for buyers who want to upgrade their handsets. The discount gives consumers a total of $500 off the Google Pixel 2 XL with a few caveats.

Business Tech May 4, 2018

Verizon Samsung Galaxy S9 Phones Will Come With Oath Bloatware: Not A Good Idea

Verizon and Samsung have agreed to preinstall Oath apps as bloatware on Galaxy S9 smartphones purchased from the carrier. There are a few reasons why this is not a good idea, such as the fact that users hate bloatware.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 3, 2018

Verizon's Parental Control Service 'Smart Family' Gives Parents The Tools To Control Their Kids' Smartphone Usage

Prolific usage of smartphones among children needed a new way for parents to limit or take control of their activities. Verizon's Smart Family allows users to remotely monitor and limit smartphone usage for a monthly fee.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 22, 2018

Verizon Allegedly Upgrades Samsung Galaxy S7 Line To Android Oreo, But It's Actually Nougat

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge received an update and the release notes said it was Android 8.0 Oreo, but it was, in fact, just Android Nougat. On the bright side, the update does bring the latest Android security patch for April.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 21, 2018

The Palm Smartphone Reportedly Making A Comeback Thanks To TCL And Verizon

The Palm line of smartphones may be returning. TCL and Verizon are reportedly partnering up to create a Palm-branded device for the modern audience, but details remain thin.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 29, 2018

T-Mobile, Verizon Will Carry 2018 9.7-Inch iPad With Pencil Support

Shortly after Apple announced the 2018 9.7-inch iPad, telecommunications companies Verizon and T-Mobile confirmed the tablet's availability. The new device boasts compatibility with Apple Pencil, which was previously limited to the Pro lineup.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 29, 2018

Galaxy S9 Preorder Prices, Discounts, Promos At Samsung, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, And T-Mobile

The latest Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are now up for preorder at all major U.S. carriers as well as at Samsung itself and Best Buy. Here are the prices and deals currently in store.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 8, 2018

New Verizon Prepaid Plan Offers 500 MB Of Data For $30 Per Month: Is That A Good Deal?

Verizon introduced a $30 prepaid plan that offers 500 MB of data, which might not be a popular choice among subscribers. The carrier also made changes to its current prepaid plans, including reducing the price of Prepaid Unlimited.

Internet February 17, 2018

Verizon Will Stop Selling Unlocked Phones Soon: How Will This Affect Customers?

Verizon, the last major carrier in the United States to sell unlocked smartphones, will soon stop doing so, falling in line with its rivals in the telecommunications industry. How will this decision affect Verizon and its subscribers?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 13, 2018

Verizon Reportedly Drops Plans To Carry The 5G-Capable Huawei Mate 10 Pro Amid Mounting Political Pressure

The 5G-capable Huawei Mate 10 Pro will reportedly not make it to Verizon either as the U.S. government is worried about Huawei's ties with the Chinese government. AT&T previously dropped the Mate 10 Pro as well.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 30, 2018

Switching Wireless Carriers? Tips On How To Pick Your Next Cell Phone Plan

Looking to switch wireless carriers? It can be hard to choose between the big four: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon. We've created a guide on how to pick your next cell phone plan.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 29, 2018

Verizon Announces BOGO Deal: Buy 1 iPhone 8 Or iPhone X And Get Another For $700 Off

Following the footstep of T-Mobile, Verizon advertised its new BOGO deal for 2018. Subscribers will get $700 off their second iPhone purchase via credits to their monthly statements.

Business Tech January 28, 2018

T-Mobile Blasts AT&T, Verizon 5G Plans: Is The Un-Carrier Really Ahead In the 5G Race?

T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray reiterated the Un-Carrier's promise of rolling out a nationwide 5G network by 2020. However, as expected, he also criticized the 5G plans of rival carriers AT&T and Verizon in the process.

Internet January 19, 2018

Here's How To Unlock Verizon Google Pixel 2 Bootloader

Experts recently discovered a workaround to unlock the bootloader of a Verizon Google Pixel 2. Sadly, the process does not work on the larger Pixel 2 XL from the same carrier.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 2, 2018

Verizon Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Update Brings October Security Patch, Netflix HDR, And More

Verizon started pushing a new update to the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, adding a number of improvements. The new firmware includes an Android security patch, Netflix HDR support, and more.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 5, 2017

Verizon Looking To Replace Wi-Fi With 5G Residential Broadband Services In 5 Cities Next Year

Verizon officially announced plans to deploy 5G residential broadband services in the United States by the end of 2018. The rollout will begin in the second half of the year, starting with Sacramento.

Internet November 30, 2017

Verizon's Black Friday 2017 Sale Shaves Up To 50 Percent Off Pixel 2, Galaxy S8, Note 8 And More

Verizon has revealed what it has in store for its Black Friday 2017 sale. You can get up to 50 percent off the Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Galaxy S8/S8 Plus, Galaxy Note 8, Moto Z2 Force, and more.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 22, 2017

Verizon's Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Trade-In Deal Lets You Shave 50 Percent Off The Google Phone

Verizon wants you to trade in your phone for a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL, offering a discount of 25 percent to 50 percent on the Google handsets.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 10, 2017

Verizon Won't Throttle Video On Your Unlimited Plan If You Pay An Extra $10 A Month

Sick of Verizon throttling the video quality in your unlimited data plan? Well, you now have the option to lift those restrictions. You just have to pay $10 extra each month per line.

Internet October 26, 2017

iPhone X Trade In Programs Offered By Sprint, Verizon, And T-Mobile: Here Are The Important Details

Sprint, Verizon, and T-Mobile have released their respective iPhone X trade-in programs. Here are all the important details that potential customers need to know when deciding from which carrier to purchase Apple's premium smartphone.

Apple October 24, 2017

Verizon To Let You Take The New Pixel 2 Out For A Spin Early Across Its Stores

Verizon will let you get your hands on the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL in its physical stores starting on Oct. 12, building up the hype until the phone's official Oct. 19 release date.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 12, 2017

T-Mobile's Pixel 2 Deal Offers $325 Cash Back To Verizon Subscribers, But Should You Switch Carriers?

T-Mobile is heating up the carrier competition in the United States, offering a deal that lets unlocked Pixel 2 owners $325 cash back, while undercutting Verizon's offering.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 11, 2017

Nobody Will Miss The Verizon Wear24 Smartwatch: Wearable Device Discontinued After Just 4 Months

Verizon has quietly discontinued its Wear24 smartwatch, a $300 wearable device that never really took off. Sales of the Verizon Wear24 languished amid a struggling market that has failed to gain mass-market traction.

Wearable Tech September 26, 2017

Verizon Is Dropping 8,500 Rural Customers From Its Network: Here's Why

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

A Mistake By Google Literally Broke The Internet For Half Of Japan

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

New Verizon Unlimited Data Plans Will Throttle All Videos: Net Neutrality On Its Way Out The Door

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

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Release Date Rumored For Next Week, But Does It Really Matter?

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 Reigns Supreme In State Of Mobile Networks Report By OpenSignal: Verizon, AT&T Slowed Down After Unlimited Plans Launch

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 Throttled Netflix And YouTube Due To 'Video Optimization Test,' Company Admits

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

Users Claim Verizon Is Throttling Their Streaming Speeds On Netflix And YouTube

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

Verizon Customer Service Partner Exposes Data Of 6 Million Accounts: Here's What Subscribers Should Do

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

Verizon Is The Fastest Mobile Network In The US

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 Brings Back The Basic Flip Phone With 4G-Only LG Exalt LTE

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

Sprint Offers New Customers Unlimited Data For An Entire Year: Here's What You Need To Know

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

It's Official: Verizon Purchases Yahoo For $4.5 Billion, Marissa Mayer Resigns From The Company

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

Verizon Acquires Yahoo And Plans To Cut 2,000 Jobs

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

Verizon Planning Revenge On T-Mobile: Port Your Number And Get Massive Discount On iPhone 7 And iPhone 7 Plus

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 Makes Tempting Offer To iPhone, Pixel Owners On Verizon: Answers Remaining Device Payments

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

Verizon Outbids AT&T To Buy Straight Path For More Than $3B: 5G Race Heating Up

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 Aims To Launch 5G Network Across The US By 2020, Emphasizes It's Not Fake 5G

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

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