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AT&T doesn't play nice, locks the Apple SIM

AT&T doesn't play nice, locks the Apple SIM

25 October, 2014 | comments (25)

Alongside the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 Apple introduced the Apple SIM - a way to use just one SIM card and switch between carriers and their services. However AT&T doesn't want to play along and will lock the SIM to only its services. Users...


Motorola Moto X (2014) now just $50 with Verizon contract

Motorola Moto X (2014) now just $50 with Verizon contract

17 October, 2014 | comments (7)

Looking to get the latest and greatest Motorola smartphone? If you don't mind tying your next two years with Verizon now's the time to reach for your credit card. The largest US carrier has launched a promotion for the Motorola Moto X (2014),...


Nexus 6 will be sold by AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile

Nexus 6 will be sold by AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile

15 October, 2014 | comments (17)

Motorola and Google made the Nexus 6 official earlier today, and we already know it's going to cost $649 if you choose to purchase the 32GB base model from the Play Store in unlocked form. Though if you were wondering about carrier support, this...


Droid Turbo gets leaked press pics, official unveiling date

Droid Turbo gets leaked press pics, official unveiling date

14 October, 2014 | comments (29)

Verizon has just started sending out press invites for an event it will hold on October 28. As you can see, these plainly state that during that event the next Droid-branded handset will be unveiled. Furthermore, the carrier has recently...


DROID Turbo briefly appears on Verizon's Twitter account

DROID Turbo briefly appears on Verizon's Twitter account

11 October, 2014 | comments (42)

It's been a while since we saw a new DROID from Motorola and Verizon. Well, there is one coming soon, and it is the new DROID Turbo. We have seen some of the specs and other details in a leak before, but here is the back of the phone in that neat...


Sony Xperia Z3v goes official for Verizon Wireless

Sony Xperia Z3v goes official for Verizon Wireless

09 October, 2014 | comments (32)

Sony took the wraps off the Xperia Z3v for Verizon Wireless in the United States. The IP68 certified high-end Android smartphone will hit the carrier’s shelves later this month, on October 23 for $199.99 with a two-year contract. At a quick...

Tags: Sony, Android, Verizon


HTC Desire 612 outed by Verizon, available on October 9

HTC Desire 612 outed by Verizon, available on October 9

07 October, 2014 | comments (10)

AT&T is already selling the HTC Desire 610, and now Verizon wants in on that game. The carrier nicknamed 'Big Red' has taken to asking HTC for a slight redesign, however, and with that comes a new name too. Verizon will be offering the HTC Desire...

Tags: HTC, Android, Verizon


Motorola Droid Turbo has specs detailed via benchmark

Motorola Droid Turbo has specs detailed via benchmark

29 September, 2014 | comments (26)

Motorola's next high-end Droid-branded handset for Verizon will apparently be called Droid Turbo. A few days ago we saw the first picture of its back, and today a comprehensive list of its specs has leaked. This happened because someone put the...


Moto X (2014) makes its debut at Verizon tomorrow

Moto X (2014) makes its debut at Verizon tomorrow

25 September, 2014 | comments (15)

Verizon has announced that it will start selling the new Moto X (2014) tomorrow. The smartphone was already available, but only if you wanted to purchase it unlocked or with an AT&T contract. Starting on September 26, though, you can choose Big...


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...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Verizon


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...

Tags: Verizon


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 (27)

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 (32)

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...

Tags: Verizon


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 (25)

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 (29)

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...

Tags: LG, Android, Verizon