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Android 4.4 KitKat updates resume for Droid Mini, Ultra and Maxx

Android 4.4 KitKat updates resume for Droid Mini, Ultra and Maxx

14 January, 2014 | comments (31)

A few days back Version started rolling out the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Motorola Droid Mini, Droid Ultra and Droid Maxx smartphones only to pull it out a couple of days later. However, Verizon has now resumed its firmware upgrade that...


Nokia Lumia 929 Icon shows up on Verizon's site

Nokia Lumia 929 Icon shows up on Verizon's site

08 January, 2014 | comments (20)

The Nokia Lumia Icon slipped out from under the covers a second time – leaking on Verizon's own site no less. By the looks of it, the Icon will be a 5" version of the Lumia 1520 phablet, which coupled with the carrier of choice means this is the...


T-Mobile buys spectrum worth $3.3B from Verizon

T-Mobile buys spectrum worth $3.3B from Verizon

06 January, 2014 | comments (2)

T-Mobile has expressed its desire to acquire the 700MHz A-Block low-band spectrum from Verizon. The carrier offers $2.365 billion in cash as well as $950 million worth of its own spectrum in northern California and Atlanta. This brings the total...

Tags: T-Mobile, Verizon


Nokia Lumia 929 Icon appears wearing Incipio case

Nokia Lumia 929 Icon appears wearing Incipio case

03 January, 2014 | comments (76)

A purported Nokia smartphone allegedly being developed for US carrier Verizon has been spotted donning an Incipio case on the makers own site. The device is identified as the Nokia Icon, which has been confirmed as the codename for the upcoming...


Moto G is coming to Verizon for $100 off-contract

Moto G is coming to Verizon for $100 off-contract

31 December, 2013 | comments (14)

Just when we thought that the price of the Moto G couldn't get any lower, it did just so. The handset's price tag got knocked down to $100, therefore making it the best spec'd Android phone for the money. Don't get too excited however, as...


Best Buy drops iPhone 5s to $125, 5c to $0 on contract

Best Buy drops iPhone 5s to $125, 5c to $0 on contract

28 December, 2013 | comments (25)

The colorful Apple iPhone 5s and 5c launched at $200 and $100 on contract respectively back in September, but Best Buy has cut down the prices of both in the US and Canada. The iPhone 5s is normally $200, but Best Buy is offering the 16GB version...


Android 4.3 makes its way to Verizon's Galaxy Note II

Android 4.3 makes its way to Verizon's Galaxy Note II

21 December, 2013 | comments (49)

Verizon has just outed the Android 4.3 update for the Samsung Galaxy Note II. Highlights for build VRUEMJ9 include Galaxy Gear smartwatch support, KNOX security features, and improved camera firmware. The update has been reported as now...

Tags: Android, Verizon


Samsung Galaxy S4 goes free on BestBuy

Samsung Galaxy S4 goes free on BestBuy

29 November, 2013 | comments (37)

BestBuy is now offering the Samsung Galaxy S4 for free with a 2-year contract on Verizon, AT&T and Sprint. More specifically, it's the Snapdragon 600 version of the phone with 16GB of on-board storage. Available in black and white, BestBuy...


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 for Verizon drops to $170

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 for Verizon drops to $170

29 November, 2013 | comments (13)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 launched on Verizon in the US early last month on $300 with contract. In the spirit of Black Friday, the price of the flagship phablet has dropped to $170 on the same deals. The $170 price comes from Amazon and doesn’t...


Verizon HTC One Max now on sale, $299 on contract

Verizon HTC One Max now on sale, $299 on contract

21 November, 2013 | comments (7)

The HTC One Max is now available for purchase on Verizon's network. The carrier is offering HTC's phablet for $299 on a 2-year contract. If you'd like to purchase the phone without commitment to the carrier, the price is $599. The phone is also...

Tags: HTC, Android, Verizon


Apple iPad mini 2 LTE version experiencing shipping delays

Apple iPad mini 2 LTE version experiencing shipping delays

21 November, 2013 | comments (32)

Apple had problems launching the iPad mini 2, but after the tablet went on sale on November 12 you might have thought that the problems have been resolved. Maybe they haven't, at least not fully. The Cellular version of the Apple iPad mini 2 is...


Motorola to bring Android 4.4 KitKat  to 10 of its  smartphones

Motorola to bring Android 4.4 KitKat to 10 of its smartphones

20 November, 2013 | comments (38)

Motorola wasn't among the first companies to announce its Android 4.4 KitKat upgrade plans even though it is owned by Google. It seems the wait was worth it though, as the Motorola's support website shows 10 smartphones will be getting the KitKat...


Moto X's Moto Maker now available on all US carriers

Moto X's Moto Maker now available on all US carriers

11 November, 2013 | comments (12)

The previous leaks were spot on - AT&T's Moto Maker exclusivity is finally over as of today. Now you can thoroughly customize your Motorola Moto X via the Moto Maker website on every major US carrier. Moto Maker lets you pick among various main...


LG G2 goes free on Verizon, deal expires November 11

LG G2 goes free on Verizon, deal expires November 11

08 November, 2013 | comments (15)

The LG G2, which is part of the smartphone elite at the moment, has just gone for free on Verizon Wireless. All you need to do is sign a two year deal with the carrier, add the phone to your cart (showing you a price of $49.99) and add the promo...

Tags: LG, Android, Verizon, LTE


Verizon-bound Nokia Lumia 929 leaks in high-res photos

Verizon-bound Nokia Lumia 929 leaks in high-res photos

04 November, 2013 | comments (74)

The Nokia Lumia 929 entered rumorland a month ago via a press images. Then we saw a hands-on video (already taken down by the user) and even a camera sample from its PureView camera. Today we get to see the first real and high-res photos of the...


Nokia Lumia 929 sample photos leak

Nokia Lumia 929 sample photos leak

28 October, 2013 | comments (52)

Nokia went from 4.5" screens straight to 6", seemingly bypassing the 5" 1080p trend for Android phones. A leaked hands-on video of the Lumia 929 for Verizon (now taken down) showed that's not the case – the 929 is a 5" phone version of the 6" Lumia...


Nokia 1520 for AT&T spotted in black, red and white

Nokia 1520 for AT&T spotted in black, red and white

28 October, 2013 | comments (31)

The ever dripping evleaks has provided two more leaks for us, this time two carrier specific devices for AT&T and Verizon in the US. First is the Nokia Lumia 1520, which was announced last week at the Nokia World event in Abu Dhabi. AT&T is...


Motorola Moto X  down to $99.99 on contract

Motorola Moto X down to $99.99 on contract

25 October, 2013 | comments (19)

Motorola and three of its carrier partners - AT&T, Sprint and US Cellular - are now offering the Moto X for just $99.99 with a 2-year contract. That's exactly $100 lower than the original asking price of the US-assembled smartphone. US Cellular...


Samsung details Galaxy S4 mini US availability

Samsung details Galaxy S4 mini US availability

23 October, 2013 | comments (5)

Samsung US announced today the US availability details of the Galaxy S4 mini smartphone. The Galaxy S4 smaller sibling will become available through lots of carriers at the beginning of November. The carriers to offer the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini...


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 now available on Verizon

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 now available on Verizon

10 October, 2013 | comments (17)

Samsung and Verizon launched the Galaxy Note 3 today, right on schedule. The phablet flagship costs $299.99 with a two-year contract or $699.99 off contract. Verizon is also offering the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch accessory. It can be yours...