Cheapest iPhone 5s Plans Compared: How to Save


The iPhone 5s is officially out, and as Apple’s latest flagship device, it won’t come cheap. On top of the subsidized cost of the phone, plus your monthly service charges, owning and using a smartphone can be pretty expensive. But it doesn’t have to be. Luckily, each carrier has its own prices and types of […]

Verizon Insurance for the iPhone 5s: Is It Worth It?


When you went to go buy your shiny new iPhone 5s at a Verizon carrier store, you most likely were asked if you wanted the carrier’s protection plan, which is simply just insurance for the phone that covers pretty much anything that happens to it. It costs just $10 per month, which doesn’t seem like […]

Verizon HTC One Review

The Verizon HTC One is a powerful device.

The Verizon HTC One takes everything we love about the HTC One that arrived on AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile earlier this year and brings it to the largest 4G LTE network in the U.S. Savvy shoppers can buy the Verizon HTC One for as little as $50, which is a steal for such a high-quality […]

Will Lack of New iPhone Cause Trouble for New Carrier Contracts?

iPhone 5S

No one really expected new iPhones to be announced at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference this week, but we are not wrong in saying that there will be a new iPhone… sometime. Some of our latest rumors have the launch pegged for a September release (which is typically when Apple does their fall iPad/iPod events). The […]

Verizon Wireless: BlackBerry and Windows Phone Important to Network

Verizon CEO Dan Meade, (Image Credit: CNET)

According to Verizon Wireless CEO Dan Mead, Microsoft’s Windows Phone and Blackberry 10 have an opportunity to act as valid alternatives to Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Android. While speaking at Verizon Wireless’ investor conference on Wednesday, Mead noted that both Windows Phone and Blackberry were important to the company’s portfolio of smartphones. “There’s an important […]

Connect Your Vehicle to the Cloud with Verizon Wireless and Delphi

Vehicle Diagnostics By Delphi

Verizon Wireless has partnered with Delphi to offer Vehicle Diagnostics by Delphi. This service allows a vehicle owner to remote start a car from anywhere in the world. It also allows the owner to lock and unlock the doors from a compatible smartphone. The driver can also access vehicle health and diagnostic information. Imagine returning […]

Verizon Looking To Buy Vodaphone’s Stake In Verizon Wireless


Verizon wants to buy Vodaphone’s 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless for at least $100 billion according a Reuters report. The publication’s sources claim Verizon hired advisers to prepare a $100 billion bid to take complete control of Verizon Wireless, though that is likely just a starting bid. Verizon is reportedly considering a “50:50 cash and […]

Verizon Offers $1.5 Bilion For Clearwire Spectrum Licenses


Verizon offered $1.5 Billion to buy spectrum leases from Clearwire, which Sprint currently owns half of, The Wall Street Journal reports. Clearwire recently listed such an offer by a “Party J” in a securities filing on Friday, and The Wall Street Journal‘s sources identify the company as Verizon. Verizon doesn’t want to buy Clearwire, it just wants […]

Droid Bionic Jelly Bean Update Rolling Out Soon


The Motorola Droid Bionic Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update just earned approval from Verizon and should be rolling out to Droid Bionic owners in the next few days. In early April Droid Bionic Android 4.1 update Soak test invites went out to Droid Bionic owners, and now we are likely within days of the Droid […]

Verizon Cracks Down on Early Upgrades


By way of an update to its upgrade eligibility terms, Verizon Wireless is extending the amount of time it requires users on contract to wait before being eligible for upgrade pricing. It’s also dismantling the remaining parts of its New Every Two program, and placing restrictions on how upgrades shared with users on the same […]

Nokia Lumia 928 Rumored for April Launch on Verizon

The Nokia Lumia 928 is rumored for a Verizon release in April.

The Nokia Lumia 928 is rumored for a Verizon launch in April with an aluminum body and a xenon flash that should help deliver better looking photographs. This new device would not just be a Verizon Nokia Lumia 920 model, but a new standalone device with a host of upgrades. The Nokia Lumia 928 would join […]

The 5 Best Verizon Smartphones [March, 2013]


With several big name smartphones looming on the horizon, those in need of a new smartphone are surely looking at their many options. Many consumers are likely looking in Verizon’s direction specifically as it boasts a number of enticing smartphones and a 4G LTE network that is still the largest in the land by a […]

Verizon Adds More 4G LTE Cities, Marches Towards Complete Roll Out


Today Verizon announced that its 4G LTE network is available in about 30 new markets, bringing the total number of 4G LTE markets to 470 cities. In addition to the new markets Verizon also expanded its 4G LTE network in a number of existing cities. The new markets and expanded markets are all across the […]

The 5 Best Verizon Smartphones [December, 2012]


Cyber Monday and Black Friday have come and gone but that doesn’t mean that consumers aren’t still out there hunting for new smartphones, and specifically, smartphones on the nation’s largest 4G LTE carrier, Verizon Wireless. And as we approach the last month of the year, a year that was full of some stellar smartphone releases […]

iPad mini Speed Test on Verizon 4G LTE

iPad mini Speed test 4g lTe

The iPad mini includes 4G LTE connectivity, like the iPhone 5 and larger iPad models, offering connectivity speeds 10 times faster than 3G and faster than many home connections. The video below shows the iPad mini WiFi + Cellular with Verizon 4G LTE in Ohio. The speeds of 4G LTE vary based on network demands, […]

Verizon Will Offer Free Windows Phone 8 Device By End of 2012

Samsung ATIV Odyssey

Verizon will offer a free device running Windows Phone 8 before the end of this year according a report from The Verge. Verizon Wireless CMO Tami Erwin told The Verge that Verizon will soon offer a Windows Phone 8 devices free on contract in addition to phones at the $99 and $199 price tiers. Verizon […]

Droid RAZR MAXX HD Review: Editor’s Choice

Droid RAZR MAXX HD Battery Life

The Droid RAZR MAXX HD has everything we love about the standard Droid RAZR HD, plus more storage and a larger battery. The Droid RAZR MAXX HD earns the GottaBeMobile Editor’s Choice Award for solid build quality, 4.7-inch HD display, no compromise battery life and affordable pricing from Verizon Wireless’ partners, including Amazon. The Droid RAZR HD is […]

Why I Bought the 16gb iPad mini With LTE

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I bought the iPad mini with 4G LTE on Verizon wireless and plan to use it as my primary mobile tablet for work thanks to the Verizon Share Everything Plan. While I normally recommend buying a 32GB or larger iPad, I purchased a 16GB iPad mini because I plan to use it as a second […]

LG Spectrum 2 Now Available On Verizon For $99.99

LG Spectrum 2

Verizon Wireless today announced its latest mid-range Android phone, the LG Spectrum 2 which is available for $99.99 with a two-year contract. The LG Spectrum 2 features a large 4.7-inch 720p display and it uses a dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 Krait processor. The Spectrum 2 comes with 16GB of internal storage, an 8MP rear-facing camera, […]

5 Best Phones on Verizon [November, 2012]


As we approach the holiday shopping season, many consumers are going to be looking at buying a new smartphone either for themselves or for a loved one. And more specifically, many might be looking at purchasing a phone on Verizon. Here, we take a look at the five best announced Verizon smartphones that money can […]