Verizon Blames Video Consumption for Slow 4G LTE Speeds

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Verizon says that the boom in video streaming services is the reason why its network has slowed down recently. In a rare move, Verizon admitted that data speeds on its 4G LTE mobile broadband network has slowed down by as much as 20 percent in densely populated urban areas, like those in Chicago, New York, […]

Verizon HTC One Android 4.3 Update Details Arrive

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The HTC One on Verizon Wireless is finally set to receive an update this week delivering Android 4.3 Jelly Bean to the smartphone. Months after most other carriers and even after the developer unit has already received Android 4.4 KitKat. Last week HTC confirmed Android 4.3 Jelly Bean was coming soon for the Verizon handset, […]

Motorola DROID Ultra & MAXX KitKat Update Coming Next

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The much anticipated update to Android 4.4 KitKat for the popular Motorola DROID lineup on Verizon should be coming very soon, as Verizon and Motorola recently started a soak test of new software for the smartphone. This weekend Motorola begun sending out beta test invites, known as a soak test, for a new software update […]

Nexus 5 vs. Galaxy Nexus: It’s Worth the Upgrade

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While most sites and consumers are busy comparing the impressive new Nexus 5 with other flagship devices like the Galaxy S4, HTC One, Nexus 4, and even the iPhone 5s, others will be comparing it to older devices like the one they currently have in their pocket. A better comparison would be the Galaxy S3, […]

5 Best Verizon Smartphones [December, 2013]

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The year is almost over which means that carriers have now put forth the devices that will be taking them into the new year and beyond. Fortunately, carriers like Verizon are chock full of smartphone options and fantastic options at that, the only issue is trying to narrow down the best of the best. Here, […]

Verizon Galaxy Note 3 Update Rolling Out With Bug Fixes

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The Verizon version of the popular Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is getting a software update starting today. And while it isn’t Android 4.4. KitKat, many users will be excited to see plenty of changes, but fixes, and a few new apps. The update details appeared on Verizon’s support pages this week, and we’ve received confirmation […]

Wooden Moto X Smartphone Tipped For Verizon

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When Google and Motorola first announced the new Moto X, the company showed us its vision of a truly customizable smartphone. With different colors, accents, backgrounds, engravings, and even a boot animation, and one that was also included was a smartphone built from wood on the back. The Moto X first launched on multiple carriers, […]

HTC DROID DNA Android 4.2 & Sense 5 Update Arrives

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After Verizon posted the update details months ago regarding an upgrade to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and the new Sense UI 5 for the DROID DNA, today we’re hearing it’s finally ready for customers handsets as both parties confirmed the news this afternoon. With many of the newer HTC handsets getting updated to Android 4.3 […]

Verizon 4G LTE Speeds & Capacity Doubled in Major Cities

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Verizon Wireless recently confirmed that some major cities were experiencing slowdowns and sub-par network performance across the US due to the overwhelming demand and popularity of devices, and today a fix is finally starting to roll out. Being one of the best and most popular providers has its downside, and as a result Verizon needed […]

Galaxy S4, Galaxy S3, Galaxy Note 2 Android 4.3 Update Final Breakdown

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The Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy S3 and Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update roll outs continue in the United States and elsewhere. Here, with just a few updates remaining, we breakdown the progress of these updates and take a look at the latest on the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean roll outs […]

Nokia Lumia 929 Sold Ahead of Release

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Nokia hasn’t shared a single detail about the Lumia 929, however that hasn’t stopped one enterprising user from actually purchasing the handset in Mexico. News of the early handset sale surfaced this morning after the user who made the successful purchase sent pictures of the device and its software to Phone Arena. These pictures don’t […]

Galaxy S4 on AT&T, Verizon & Sprint Now Free at Best Buy

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While most the attention lately has been on Black Friday, and with good reason, there’s still plenty of deals to be found without waiting in crazy lines or getting up early on Friday morning. If you’re in the market for a new Samsung smartphone, we have the perfect place to get it. Best Buy recently […]

Verizon HTC One Android 4.3 Release Becomes More Clear

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With the upgrade to Android 4.4 KitKat starting for a very select few HTC One owners, most regular users with a device from Verizon are still waiting for Android 4.3 Jelly Bean to arrive on the handset. As you all know, we’ve been following the HTC One upgrade path and today more details have been […]

Motorola DROID Ultra in White Leaks for Verizon

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Earlier this year Motorola released a slew of its popular DROID smartphones over on Verizon Wireless. The new DROID Ultra, DROID MAXX, and DROID Mini to replace the models from 2012, complete with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out of the box. Yesterday we learned that Motorola would be offering a white version of the popular […]

White Motorola DROID Mini Leaks, Coming Soon to Verizon

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The team at Motorola has been busy as of late with updates to Android 4.4 KitKat for the Moto X, not to mention getting the Moto Maker customization options to all carriers, but they didn’t forget about the DROID lineup on Verizon. After hearing the DROID Ultra, MAXX, and DROID Mini would also get Android […]

Verizon HTC One Max Now Available for $299

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After announcing the large 5.9-inch HTC One Max late last month many were wondering when it would arrive stateside so we could try the fingerprint scanner on back, and starting today customers have the choice from Verizon Wireless. Originally launching first on Sprint, for much less being just $149, today Verizon Wireless has officially launched […]

Verizon HTC One Max Release Date Inches Closer

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The next big smartphone for Verizon Wireless is almost here, and most likely could be available before the end of the month. We’re talking about the new HTC One Max 5.9-inch phablet that was recently revealed. HTC recently released the One Max on Sprint, and we’ve been waiting for more details and other carriers to […]

Droid DNA Android 4.4 KitKat Update Pegged for 2014

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With all the attention as of late going to the HTC One and Nexus 5, many owners of other flagship devices are likely curious as to when they’ll receive Android 4.4 KitKat. Thankfully HTC is doing an excellent job keeping us up to date on its plans. HTC may not be delivering Android 4.4 KitKat […]

Motorola Confirms More Android 4.4 KitKat Updates

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Yesterday Motorola shocked most of the mobile world by pushing out an update to Android 4.4 KitKat just three weeks after it was released by Google. Being one of the fastest device that isn’t a Nexus ever to an update, and even beating the Nexus 4, it was quite the surprise and impressive to say […]