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Verizon enables Voice over LTE on the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Verizon enables Voice over LTE on the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

20 September, 2014 | comments (33)

Verizon has announced that it will be enabling Voice over LTE or VoLTE feature on the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Verizon launched its VoLTE network earlier this month and so far the only phones that could use it were the Samsung Galaxy S5 and...

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Voice over LTE launches at Verizon, native video calls too

Voice over LTE launches at Verizon, native video calls too

15 September, 2014 | comments (14)

Today Verizon has turned on VoLTE (Voice over LTE) functionality across its network in the United States. This means you'll be able to make voice calls over Big Red's 4G network too, as up until now you would have been bumped onto its 3G network for...

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Verizon launches Android 4.4.4 KitKat for the Samsung Galaxy S5

Verizon launches Android 4.4.4 KitKat for the Samsung Galaxy S5

10 September, 2014 | comments (25)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 on Verizon is receiving an over-the-air update today bumping Android to version 4.4.4 KitKat. The update weighs 346MB and fixes an issue with Bluetooth audio. Hopefully, there won't be the occasional loss of audio when using...


Sony Xperia Z3 reportedly headed to Verizon as the Z3v

Sony Xperia Z3 reportedly headed to Verizon as the Z3v

04 September, 2014 | comments (31)

According to one particular report, the Sony Xperia Z3 will actually be sold by Verizon at some point in the future. However, Big Red's version will get a slightly different moniker - Xperia Z3v, that is. The information supposedly stems from...


HTC One (M8) for Windows now available on Amazon for $50

HTC One (M8) for Windows now available on Amazon for $50

26 August, 2014 | comments (8)

Verizon's HTC One (M8) for Windows is now available for purchase at Amazon US. It costs just $49.99 with a two-year contract. You can get the contract-free (but Verizon-branded) model for $599.99. The smartphone went official a week ago as a...


Verizon adds $60 unlimited plan with 2GB of data

Verizon adds $60 unlimited plan with 2GB of data

17 August, 2014 | comments (45)

The US carrier sometimes nicknamed Big Red has added a new plan to its roster, though it has done so quietly, without putting out a fancy press release about it or anything like that. The new offering is a single line type of thing, so you won't...

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First LTE-only phones will reach Verizon in 2016

First LTE-only phones will reach Verizon in 2016

12 August, 2014 | comments (10)

At an investor conference today, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo told the audience that the first phones to rely solely on the carrier's 4G LTE network for making voice calls are due to arrive in the first half of 2016. Before that, Verizon is getting...

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Moto X+1 rumored to launch at Verizon on September 25

Moto X+1 rumored to launch at Verizon on September 25

09 August, 2014 | comments (15)

The oft-leaked but not so far announced Moto X+1 now gets a rumored release date. According to some unnamed sources, it should land at Verizon "by September 25". Motorola has previously told us to expect the successor to the original Moto X to...


HTC upcoming One (M8) Windows Phone has European LTE bands

HTC upcoming One (M8) Windows Phone has European LTE bands

01 August, 2014 | comments (24)

Yesterday, HTC sent out invites for its August 19 press event, where the company is anticipated to announce a Windows Phone running HTC One (M8). The phone is rumored to launch on Verizon hinting at the phone's CDMA version. Fortunately, it is...


Kyocera Brigadier rocks a sapphire screen before the iPhone 6

Kyocera Brigadier rocks a sapphire screen before the iPhone 6

31 July, 2014 | comments (28)

Outside of luxury device manufacturers such as Vertu, phone makers haven't so far used sapphire glass to protect those sensitive touchscreens. That said, Apple has long been rumored to debut the new material in its upcoming iPhone 6, though the most...


Verizon makes the LG G Vista official, it's available now

Verizon makes the LG G Vista official, it's available now

31 July, 2014 | comments (4)

The LG G Vista has been announced by Verizon today. Not only that, but the phone can already be purchased from the carrier's website. It would be cool if all new handset introductions came on the day of their availability. The G Vista has been...

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Verizon will throttle LTE for heavy users of unlimited data

Verizon will throttle LTE for heavy users of unlimited data

26 July, 2014 | comments (28)

If you're still on an unlimited data plan from Verizon, there's some pretty bad news coming your way. Your carrier of choice has decided it's time to take its efforts to get you off unlimited data to the next level. And that is throttling 4G LTE...

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Verizon trialing bloatware removal on LG G3

Verizon trialing bloatware removal on LG G3

26 July, 2014 | comments (11)

Verizon is currently trialing unistalling bloatware and its first guinea pig is the LG G3. The "pre-loaded" apps will be installed during the setup process but some of them will support unistalling using the standard Android method. Installing...

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Motorola Moto G on Verizon receives Android 4.4.4 KitKat

Motorola Moto G on Verizon receives Android 4.4.4 KitKat

25 July, 2014 | comments (55)

The Google Play Store version of the Moto G already received an update to Android 4.4.4 KitKat and now the company announced it's time for Verizon users to start getting it too. The OTA update should be seeding now to Verizon Moto G phones starting...


Verizon announces the HTC One Remix, available on July 24

Verizon announces the HTC One Remix, available on July 24

23 July, 2014 | comments (8)

Verizon has just announced the HTC One Remix, its branded version of the HTC One Mini 2. Apart from heavy carrier branding, the phone is virtually unchanged from its original form. That means the One Remix comes with a 4.5" HD display and a...

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Verizon had a great second quarter, its numbers are up

Verizon had a great second quarter, its numbers are up

22 July, 2014 | comments (2)

Verizon has posted its earnings report for the second quarter of this year (April-June), and things are looking very good for this particular carrier. All of the numbers it reported are up, some by a lot compared to last year's Q2. In fact, this is...

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HTC One Remix rumored to land at Verizon on July 24

HTC One Remix rumored to land at Verizon on July 24

21 July, 2014 | comments (2)

For some reason, Verizon decided to call its version of the HTC One Mini 2 the HTC One Remix. This phone first got leaked back in May, but so far it hasn't been made official by the carrier. That might change very soon, though. According to well...

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LG G3 on-contract price drops to $100 in the US

LG G3 on-contract price drops to $100 in the US

20 July, 2014 | comments (23)

The LG G3 flagship only just arrived in the US and it already has $100 cut off its on-contract price. The phone is available on AT&T, Verizon and Sprint, the three of which offer it at $200. Best Buy and Amazon, however, have dropped the upfront...


Verizon now allows LTE phones on prepaid plans

Verizon now allows LTE phones on prepaid plans

15 July, 2014 | comments (10)

Ever think about picking up one of Verizon's prepaid plans, but you were put off by the lack of LTE phone support? Well Big Red has finally loosened up and allowed users rocking LTE capable handsets on its prepaid smartphone plans. There are some...


Android 4.4.4 now seeding on DROID Ultra, Maxx, Mini

Android 4.4.4 now seeding on DROID Ultra, Maxx, Mini

15 July, 2014 | comments (14)

A few days ago we informed you about Android 4.4.4 test builds being seeded on Motorola DROID Maxx, Ultra and Mini to qualified Verizon testers. We knew this meant the updates are in the final stages and will begin seeding soon. Well, the...