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Verizon rolls out Denim update to Lumia 822, 928, and Icon

Verizon rolls out Denim update to Lumia 822, 928, and Icon

19 December, 2014 | comments (7)

Over the last few days, Microsoft has finally started the rollout of its Lumia Denim update for Windows Phone 8.1 devices. First this happened in China, then followed by Europe and India. And now the new software is reaching the US, but only if your...


Google and Verizon sign a global patent license agreement

Google and Verizon sign a global patent license agreement

16 December, 2014 | comments (0)

Google and Verizon Wireless entered into a patent cross-license agreement. The long-term deal between the search giant and the Big Red covers a broad range of products and technologies. Unsurprisingly, avoiding future patent litigation is...

Tags: Google, Verizon


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 for Verizon gets Android 4.4.4 KitKat

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 for Verizon gets Android 4.4.4 KitKat

03 December, 2014 | comments (25)

Verizon unleashed Android 4.4.4 KitKat update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and while at it pushed a few bug fixes and some of its proprietary carrier apps. The update improves LTE data connectivity and touts enhanced voice performance. The...


Motorola Droid Turbo gets a blue version at Best Buy

Motorola Droid Turbo gets a blue version at Best Buy

24 November, 2014 | comments (8)

In case the original color variations of the Motorola Droid Turbo weren't interesting enough for you, then here's something you should consider: a blue model. That's right, there's a blue Droid Turbo now, to complement the black and red...


Blue Steel LG G3 now available at BestBuy

Blue Steel LG G3 now available at BestBuy

12 November, 2014 | comments (17)

The LG G3 is already available in a myriad of colors - Metallic Black, Silk White, Shine Gold, Moon Violet and Burgundy Red - but now we can add a brand new color to that list - Blue Steel. The Blue Steel LG G3 has gone on sale in the US for...


'Football Leather' Moto X (2014) now out at Verizon

'Football Leather' Moto X (2014) now out at Verizon

07 November, 2014 | comments (14)

Today, Verizon has officially unveiled a new color version for the Moto X (2014). It's got a fancy name, too: "Football Leather". It's a reddish hue, meant to make you think about (American) football when you look at it, since it's so close to the...


Nokia Lumia 735 spotted at the FCC on its way to Verizon

Nokia Lumia 735 spotted at the FCC on its way to Verizon

05 November, 2014 | comments (8)

The Nokia Lumia 735 has been through the FCC's process, it's been revealed today. The device got certified recently and it's got Verizon's cellular frequencies on board, as well as support for Big Red's LTE. So it's pretty clear that this variation...


Samsung Galaxy Note Edge kicks off in the USA on Nov 7

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge kicks off in the USA on Nov 7

03 November, 2014 | comments (38)

Samsung has just announced the availability of the Galaxy Note Edge for the United States. The smartphone will become available as early as this week and major operators will be carrying it. Samsung Galaxy Note Edge was announced back at IFA expo...


Samsung Gear S lands on AT&T and Sprint on November 7

Samsung Gear S lands on AT&T and Sprint on November 7

30 October, 2014 | comments (10)

T-Mobile US announced just few hours ago it will be carrying the Samsung Gear S SIM-enabled smartwatch. It is offering it with a 2-year contract on $0 upfront and 24 payments of $14.58. The monthly plan costs just $5 and includes unlimited talks,...


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Developer Edition for Verizon now out

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Developer Edition for Verizon now out

29 October, 2014 | comments (10)

The Developer Edition of Verizon's Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is now available to purchase. You can only get it online, and just if you buy straight from Samsung's Web store. It will cost you though. This Note 4 model is priced at $699.99 outright,...


Motorola Droid Turbo is official with 5.2-inch QHD display

Motorola Droid Turbo is official with 5.2-inch QHD display

28 October, 2014 | comments (88)

At a joint event today, Verizon and Motorola announced the Droid Turbo. The phone runs on the Verizon XLTE network and features a 5.2" Super AMOLED QHD display with a pixel density of 565ppi. The Motorola Droid Turbo is powered by a Snapdragon...


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

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

25 October, 2014 | comments (39)

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 (18)

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 (27)

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...