Tag: Verizon Wireless

AT&T To Roll Out 5G By Late 2018, And It's Not All About Faster Speeds

A recent report confirmed AT&T's plans to become the first carrier to offer 5G connectivity. The company plans to launch its new wireless standard later this year.

Business Tech January 4, 2018

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

Samsung Galaxy Book LTE: Verizon Will Start Selling The 2-In-1 Device Starting April 21

Samsung announced that its Windows 10-powered Galaxy Book will start shipping on April 21. Verizon Wireless would initially exclusively retail the LTE model, whereas the Wi-Fi only variant would be available from all major retailers.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 20, 2017

LG G6 US Release: Carrier Prices, Options, And Promos Compared

The LG G6 has gone up for preorder at nearly all major U.S. carriers and some exciting promotions are in store to sweeten the deal. Here's a roundup of the LG G6 carrier pricing and freebies to get a better idea of what's on offer.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 19, 2017

Verizon LG G6 Preorders Now Live With 3 Special Offers: Trade-In Credit, Free Google Home, Or Free LG Smart TV

Verizon has started taking preorders for the LG G6 and it has three special offers to sweeten the deal. Interested customers can get $200 trade-in credits, a free Google Home, or a free LG Smart TV, so here's what you need to know.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 17, 2017

Verizon Now Lets Customers Stream TV Data-Free With Its Fios Mobile App

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

T-Mobile Has The Fastest 4G Speed In The Northeast, Verizon In The West, OpenSignal Report Says

According to a deeper look into OpenSignal’s latest report, the company found that T-Mobile and Verizon are tied when when it comes to 4G speeds in the U.S. nationally, but T-Mobile dominates in the Northeast.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 16, 2017

Verizon Unlimited Plan: The Caveats You Probably Missed

Verizon Wireless recently launched its unlimited data plan in the U.S. Although the plan says unlimited, there are quite a few terms and conditions which suggests otherwise.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 15, 2017

Verizon Unlimited vs. T-Mobile One: Which Unlimited Data Plan Is Best For You?

Here’s how Verizon’s new unlimited data plan compares against T-Mobile’s One Plan.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 13, 2017

Verizon Launches Affordable LG K8 V Smartphone As Prepaid Option

Verizon Wireless added the LG K8 V midranger to its prepaid roster. The smartphone is available now at $144 prepaid, with waived activation fee.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 25, 2017

Samsung Issues Galaxy Note 7 Death Sentence, But Verizon Won't Push The Kill Switch: Why?

Samsung confirmed that it will permanently disable the Galaxy Note 7 in the United States come Dec. 19, but not all carriers are on board. Verizon refuses to release the kill-switch update, issuing a statement explaining its decision.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 10, 2016

Verizon Google Pixel Update Rolling Out With Bug Fixes, December Android Security Update

Verizon has released an OTA update for its Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, adding a number of fixes and the latest December Android security patch. The changelog makes no mention of Android 7.1.1 or the double-tap and raise-to-wake features.

Apps/Software December 5, 2016

Verizon Wireless And Sprint Launch Blue Coral Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: Pricing, Options And Deals

Sprint and Verizon Wireless have officially started selling the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge in Blue Coral. Here's what you need to know regarding pricing, options and promotional offers such as BOGO deals.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 17, 2016

Best Buy Offers Up To $300 Gift Card With LG G5 Purchase On Verizon, Sprint Or AT&T Installment Plans

Best Buy has kicked off a promotion on the LG G5, offering gift cards of up to $300 when purchasing the device on an installment plan with Sprint, Verizon or AT&T. Prices and offers vary based on carrier, so here's what's on the table.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 15, 2016

Verizon Introduces 2 New Prepaid Data Plans: 5 GB For $50 A Month, 10 GB For $70

Verizon is offering two new data plans beginning Nov. 13. For $50 a month, users can get 5 GB of data and 10 GB if you're willing to shell out a little bit more at $70.

Internet November 9, 2016

LG V20 Best Phone Deals: Best Price From T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon And Sprint

The LG V20 is now available from major carriers in the United States. We check out the best deals available for the handset from Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 28, 2016

Verizon Now Offers Unlimited Data Again Via PopData: 30 Minutes For $2, 1 Hour For $3 A Pop

Verizon has come up with a new unlimited data plan called PopData which allows users to buy 30-minute or 60-minute extensions for $2 and $3, respectively. However, it'll only be available on an LTE network and to postpaid subscribers.

Internet October 15, 2016

LG V20 Set To Hit The Shelves: Which US Carrier Should You Choose?

The LG V20 is set to hit U.S. shelves by the end of October as major carriers prepare to open up preorders. We help you decide which U.S. carrier you should choose.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 11, 2016

Verizon To Handle Android Updates For Its Google Pixel Smartphones, But Google Will Push Monthly Security Updates

Google has chosen Verizon as its exclusive carrier partner for the Pixel and Pixel XL, and Big Red will be in charge of when Android updates are rolled out. On the bright side, Google will deliver the monthly Android security updates itself.

Google October 7, 2016

Verizon Samsung Galaxy S6 And S6 Edge Update Brings Improvements To Wi-Fi And HD Voice Calls

Verizon Wireless rolled out a new update for its Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge phones, granting better quality for Wi-Fi and HD Voice calls. In the update, clients of the carrier will get better control on data allowance.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 18, 2016

HTC Desire 530 Now Available From Verizon For $144

U.S. carrier Verizon Wireless has finally made available the HTC Desire 530 smartphone for $144 off-contract. The budget handset is now available to order online and will hit the carrier's stores on Aug. 11.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 5, 2016

Verizon Acquiring Fleetmatics In $2.4 Billion Cash Deal To Boost Fleet And Mobile Workforce Management Solutions

Verizon pushed onward with its ambitious investment plans, as it inked a deal to purchase Fleetmatics, a SaaS-based provider of GPS and other services. The carrier will shell out $2.4 billion in cash for the acquisition.

Business Tech August 1, 2016

Verizon Will Disconnect Hungry 'Unlimited' Data Users Come September

Verizon Wireless wants its grandfathered unlimited data plan users to switch to more recent subscription plans. The carrier will enforce the recommendation by axing the connection of those who refuse to do it voluntarily, soon enough.

Internet July 22, 2016

Verizon Unveils Always-On Data To Allow Prepaid Customers To Stay Connected To The Internet

Verizon recently made a major announcement on price hikes and new features coming to its postpaid offerings. The carrier will also be adding a new feature for prepaid subscribers, named Always-On Data.

Internet July 17, 2016

Verizon Price Adjustments Coming Soon: Here's What You Need To Know About Your Smartphone Plans

U.S. carrier Verizon Wireless is reportedly poised to introduce adjustments to its plans, which will make them more expensive. However, Verizon will increase the data offered.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 5, 2016

Verizon Starts Rolling Out June Android Security Patch To Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge smartphones on Verizon are benefiting from the June security patch for Android. The update addresses a critical security vulnerability that could allow remote code execution.

Apps/Software June 11, 2016

Verizon Will Reportedly Charge $10 If You Want To Suspend Your Line

Word has it that Verizon will reportedly charge $10 if customers want to suspend their line. Here is what we know so far.

Internet April 15, 2016

Ordered Samsung Galaxy S7 Or Galaxy S7 Edge From Verizon? Your Free Gear S2 Will Be Delayed

Customers who preordered the Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge from Verizon Wireless will receive their free Gear S2 smartwatch by May or even later as shipments have been delayed due to high demand.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 10, 2016

Verizon Wireless Service Goes Down Across Southern California

Verizon Wireless service went down on Friday on major parts of Southern California. Impacted customers took to the social media to vent their frustrations out regarding the service interruption.

Business March 19, 2016

FCC Settles Verizon 'Supercookies' Issue: $1.3M Fine And Mandatory Opt-In/ Opt-Out Consent

Verizon Wireless agreed to settle with the Federal Communications Commission, following the investigation of its undisclosed use of supercookies. The wireless provider will pay a hefty $1.3 million fine and must explicitly ask its users to opt-in for cookies.

Internet March 8, 2016

Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Gets Android 6.0 Marshmallow: Changelog

Verizon Wireless just made its Galaxy Note 5 users very happy. The carrier has announced that the Samsung devices will get Android 6.0 Marshmallow and some additional goodies in an OTA update.

Apps/Software March 6, 2016

Verizon Samsung Galaxy S7 And S7 Edge Bundle Free Gear S2 Smartwatch Or Gear VR Headset

Samsung's recently unveiled Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are all the rave right now, and attractive preorder offers further sweeten the deal. Verizon is bundling a free Gear S2 or Gear VR when preordering one of the latest Galaxy flagships, but it's a limited-time deal.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 27, 2016

Verizon Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Update Brings February Security Patches And Other Improvements

Verizon Wireless released a new update for its Samsung Galaxy Tab S2, adding the latest security patches for February. The new build should also improve performance and fix some bugs.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 26, 2016

Verizon Brings Back 24 Free GB Data Every Year Promo: Here Are The Details

Verizon has brought back its 24 GB of free data each year, for life promo. The limited period offer will entitle subscribers who activate or upgrade to a new phone on the Verizon XL or higher plan to bonus 2 GB of free data each month, for life.

Gadgets February 17, 2016

Verizon Go90 Goes Zero Rating, Allows Customers To Watch Video Without Worrying About Data Cap

Verizon Wireless has allowed streaming of go90 videos on LTE for free. Now, postpaid subscribers have the ability to watch go90 videos without worrying that it might eat into their data allowance.

Internet February 6, 2016

Verizon LG G3 Getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update: Apparently Miracles Do Happen

Verizon LG G3 owners from the United States got a late Christmas miracle. As it turns out, Verizon customers started receiving the long overdue OTA update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 22, 2016

Verizon Wants You To Switch And Will Give You Up To $650 To End Your Old Contract

Verizon announced that it will be giving away up to $650 to consumers who will be switching to its network. Here is what you need to know about this latest promo of Big Red.

Internet December 29, 2015

Verizon FiOS Customers Can Now Stream Their DVR Recordings Anywhere

Verizon revealed that its FiOS consumers can now stream nearly all DVR-recorded shows anywhere, as long as they are connected to the Internet. The update FiOS Mobile App can be downloaded via Google Play or App Store.

Internet December 15, 2015

Verizon To Roll Out Wi-Fi Calling To Samsung Galaxy S6 And S6 Edge Devices This Week

Verizon joins the other three major U.S. carriers to provide customers with free Wi-Fi calling.

Internet December 7, 2015

Verizon Awakens The Force On Smartphones By Giving Away 'Star Wars' VR Viewers

Verizon Wireless is giving away Google Cardboard VR headsets that feature one of four 'Star Wars' characters in select locations on Wednesday.

Gadgets December 2, 2015

Verizon Wi-Fi Calling Imminent As FCC Gives The Green Light

Verizon's petition to the FCC for a waiver has been approved by the regulatory body. The carrier may be launching its Wi-Fi calling service soon.

Apps/Software November 16, 2015

Verizon Launches Ellipsis 10 Tablet: Quad-Core Chip, LTE Support, Android 5.1 Lollipop

Verizon Wireless has launched a new 10-inch tablet Ellipsis 10 which is 4G LTE capable. The Verizon exclusive tablet also has a colossal 9,100 mAh battery, which offers support for up to 25 hours of usage.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 13, 2015

Verizon Launches 'TravelPass' Plan Feature That Lets Customers Pay To Take Their Data Abroad

Verizon will now let its globe-trotting customers access calls, texts and data from their existing plans for either $2 or $10 per day when traveling abroad.

Business November 12, 2015

Verizon Confirms Android-Powered BlackBerry Priv 'Coming Soon'

Verizon Wireless confirms it will soon carry the BlackBerry Priv. The Priv is deemed the very first BlackBerry smartphone powered by Google's Android operating system.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 8, 2015

Verizon And NBA Join Forces For Go90 Streaming App Content In $400M Marketing Push

Verizon and NBA signed an agreement to bring live basketball to mobile devices via Go90, Verizon’s video streaming app. The deal slammed a $400 million price tag, but gave Go90 an advantage over the market.

Deals November 5, 2015

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