Samsung Galaxy S5 U.S. Release Date Moves Closer

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 release date in the United States inched closer today as the device has been spotted passing through the Bluetooth certification process ahead of its April release dates. Yesterday, Samsung announced the Galaxy S5, a brand new Galaxy S smartphone that will be coming to replace the Galaxy S4 as the company’s […]

Apple iPhone 5s v. Nokia Lumia Icon: What to Buy

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As Microsoft’s crop of Windows Phone becomes ever more powerful this year, those devices–dominated by Nokia and with help from Samsung and HTC–will likely be compared to the powerful and popular iPhone. Given that the iPhone 5s released in late 2013 comes with Apple’s best in terms of camera, performance, and a wholly re-designed iOS […]

Verizon Allegedly Slashing Activation Fees and Bills for a Short Time

Here's what buyers need to know before heading to Verizon on the iPone 5s release date.

It appears Verizon will attempt to boost sales on its wireless network with a combination of discounts and activation fee waivers over the next week or so. To be clear, Verizon hasn’t announced the deal yet, however screenshots of a training message sent to Android Central indicates that Verizon will offer users $100 off their […]

Verizon Galaxy Nexus Android 4.3 Update Hope Remains

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The Verizon Galaxy Nexus Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update remains missing but it’s not alone and today, yet another missing Samsung Galaxy Nexus Android 4.3 update surfaced on the horizon, giving hope to Verizon Galaxy Nexus owners who are still holding out for an official update from Verizon. In July of last year, Google announced […]

Verizon Boasting the Power of LTE During Super Bowl XLVIII

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Don’t you hate when you’re trying to watch a live broadcast, and it’s not really working out? You might get a lot of buffering and lag while you’re watching it, but Verizon is saying goodbye to that with its LTE Multicast technology. Since Verizon is a sponsor of Super Bowl XLVIII, the carrier is getting […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Camera Details Surface

The Samsung Galaxy S5 release date is rumored for April after a launch in February.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is rumored to arrive with an upgraded 16MP camera and a new photo sample shows an odd blurred image that may be from a Verizon Galaxy S5 device. We shared the leaked photo earlier this morning, but a closer examination reveals a few more details about the Samsung Galaxy S5 camera […]

Verizon Ellipsis Jetpack Review: Affordable Personal Hotspot

The Verizon Ellipsis Jetpack is a very capable personal hotspot that is also affordable.

The Verizon Ellipsis Jetpack is a small portable hotspot that connects to the fast Verizon 4G LTE network to connect up to eight WiFi devices to the Internet anywhere you have a Verizon signal. Dedicated personal hotspots like this are not as popular these days since the iPhone and Android device can quickly become a hotspot […]

Galaxy Nexus Android 4.3 Update Inspires Hope

Galaxy Nexus owners are complaining about Wi-Fi issues after Android 4.3.

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update starting rolling out back in July. In October, the Sprint Galaxy Nexus received Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Still missing is the Verizon Galaxy Nexus Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update, though, a recent development should inspire some hope amongst users. All the way back in July of […]

Nokia Lumia Icon Launching as Early as Feb. 5 on Verizon?

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The much leaked Nokia Lumia Icon, also known as the Nokia Lumia 929, Windows Phone 8 smartphone could launch on Verizon Wireless‘ 4G LTE network as early as February 5 according to a recent leak. Prolific leaker @evleaks had posted to Twitter that the launch date could be on Februaryt 5th or a month later on […]

Verizon’s New Plan Brings Free International Texting

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After T-Mobile’s launch of free global data roaming for international travelers, Verizon Wireless is responding to the UN-carrier initiative with its own domestic spin on things. Through a newly announced limited time promotion, Verizon Wireless is offering its new World Messaging Unlimited add-on that would make allow its U.S. subscribers to have discounted long distance […]

Verizon Launching 250MB Shared Data Plan for $20 Per Month

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For customers who don’t use a lot of data (or maybe they’re just around WiFi hotspots most of the time), Verizon is launching a new 250MB tier that will be added to the bevy of options of Verizon’s Share Everything plans. The 250MB tier will launch today and will cost $20 per month in addition […]

Verizon Edge Plan Now Lets You Upgrade After Just 30 Days

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If you thought Verizon’s Edge plan was already a bad deal, the company updated it over the weekend and is now allowing customers to upgrade phones after just 30 days. Of course, though, there’s still a big catch. Customers who upgrade their phone after 30 days would still have to pay off at least 50% […]

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 May Find Home on Verizon’s LTE Network

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The large-screened Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 that Samsung debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month may find a home on Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE mobile broadband network in the near future. At least that’s the hope that we’ve been given as the device was recently spotted over at the FCC for regulatory approval […]

Verizon to Keep Galaxy Note 3 Fresh with Rose Gold Edition

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As rumors of Samsung’s Galaxy S5 flagship smartphone loom, Verizon Wireless may be keeping the flagship Galaxy Note 3 phablet fresh with hints that a new rose gold edition would be arriving Stateside. Other than the color change, the rose gold edition should be exactly identical in form and functionality to the traditional Galaxy Note […]

Most iPhones Won’t Stream Patriots vs Broncos Playoff Game

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Thanks to a maze of NFL broadcasting rights, most iPhone users will not be able to watch today’s Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots playoff game on the go. While Mac, PC and tablet users will be able to stream the playoff game through CBSsports.com, only some iPhone users will be able to stream the […]

Droid DNA Android 4.4 KitKat Update Isn’t Coming Anytime Soon

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Droid DNA owners should not be expected the Droid DNA Android 4.4 KitKat update to roll out anytime soon as HTC now says that the update will be landing at the end of the first quarter which likely means a roll out in the month of March. HTC confirmed the Droid DNA Android 4.4 KitKat […]

Court Strikes Down FCC Net Neutrality Rules

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Net Neutrality is a tricky issue. The fundamental principle behind the concept is that those who control the pipes the Internet flows through have to treat all legal content equally so that users have access to content from small players in the same way they do the big players. We’ve recently seen eyebrows raised about […]

5 Best Verizon Smartphones [January, 2014]

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The new year is here and that means that new smartphones are on their way. Unfortunately though, those new smartphones, phones like the Samsung Galaxy S5 and iPhone 6 are likely months away from hitting shelves. That means that consumers looking to buy a new smartphone are, for the moment, stuck with the phones from […]

Nexus 7 Finally Heading to Verizon

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Back in November reports and rumors surfaced that Verizon would finally offer Google’s latest Nexus 7 tablet, but here we are nearly halfway through January of 2014 without any new details, until now. Today new reports from the famed Twitter leakster @evleaks confirms the Google Nexus 7 tablet is about to become available from Verizon […]