US Carriers Relent and Agree to Cell Phone Unlocking

AT&T to Start Unlocking Off-Contract iPhones on April 8th

It took the threat of government regulation from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to bring this about but the major US carriers have relented and have agreed to six principals that will make it easier for customers to unlock their phones and be informed about how they can go about doing so. The five US […]

Verizon Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 Bug Fix Update Rolling Out

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In October, Verizon pushed out the Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update to its users, becoming one of the first carriers in the United States to do so. Today, the carrier has pushed out the first Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean bug fix update, an update that appears to be aimed at […]

Verizon Galaxy S3 Android 4.3 Update Only Major Update Left

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The Samsung Galaxy S3 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update roll out continues in the United States and today, it’s the T-Mobile Galaxy S3 LTE Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update that is rolling out to users. This leaves the Verizon Galaxy S3 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update as the only major update left in the United […]

Carriers to Stop Charging for Premium Text Messaging

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Call them premium SMS content. Call them Spam. Whatever you call them, they are annoying and can cost you money. Today though brings a change that will alleviate customers from being charged for this sort of Spam or Premium SMS content. Led by Vermont Attorney General, William Sorrell, 44 states attorneys general pushed an anti-spam […]

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 […]

Verizon HTC One Android 4.3 Update Release Set for December

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It has been several weeks since the AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile HTC One variants received their upgrade to Android 4.3, something that has left Verizon HTC One owners looking for answers. And while we expected the Verizon HTC One Android 4.3 update to roll out in November, HTC now says that it will be rolling […]

Carrier Politics Keep Samsung Phones at High Risk for Theft

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Despite the best efforts of lawmakers in San Francisco and New York to get a “kill switch” implemented on smartphones to help reduce and curb the theft of high-end smartphones, politics from the carriers are preventing such an effort from happening for Samsung. A kill switch would make it hard, if not impossible, to restore, […]

The 5 Best Verizon Smartphones [November, 2013]

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As we approach the end of 2013, smartphone shoppers, particularly those on Verizon, now have a pretty good idea about what devices will be on the shelves for the next few months at least. Companies have put forth their best efforts and are now starting to focus in on their offerings for next year. And […]

Verizon Moto X Drops to $50 on Moto Maker

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Now that Moto Maker has come to Verizon (launched earlier this week), the carrier has dropped the price of the phone down to just $50 after signing a two-year contract. This isn’t the lowest price we’ve seen of the Moto X by any means, but this is the first time that we’re seeing the Verizon […]

iPad mini 2 LTE Arrives at Verizon with $100 Off Option

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The iPad mini 2 with Retina Display is now available at Verizon Wireless giving prospective buyers another retail option and a way to chop some money off the price as the nation’s largest 4G LTE carrier is offering the iPad mini with Retina Display for $430 to those that are willing to buy it with […]

Verizon BlackBerry Z30 Coming November 14 for $199

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We knew the BlackBerry Z30 would be arriving at some point this month on Verizon’s network, but the carrier has officially set a date. BlackBerry’s latest smartphone will be launching on Thursday, November 14 and will be priced at $199 after signing a two-year contract. The Z30 is BlackBerry’s largest smartphone yet, with a 5-inch […]

Military Discounts at AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon and Apple

Get 15% military discount for active duty, reserves and veterans from most wireless carriers and from Apple.

Many stores and restaurants offer Veteran’s Day discounts to active and retired military members, but cell phone carriers and tech companies like Apple offer year round Military discounts on cell phone service, accessories and new Apple computers. Veteran and Military discounts at cell phone carriers are fairly common, especially among the big names in wireless […]

Moto X Customization Available to All with Moto Maker

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Moto X’s Moto Maker is no longer exclusive to just AT&T. The customization tool where you can make your own personalized Moto X is now available for customers on Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon as of today. Previously, those not on AT&T who wanted a Moto X had to decide between the default black or white […]

Moto Maker Said to Hit T-Mobile Today, Verizon and Sprint on Monday

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Motorola’s Moto Maker for the Moto X has only been available for AT&T customers so far, but that’s about to change very soon, according to mobile insider evleaks, who says that T-Mobile will getting the customization tool later today, while Verizon and Sprint will get it on Monday, November 11. evleaks sent out multiple tweets […]

Verizon Nexus 7 Not Coming Until KitKat Update

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With yesterday’s rumor that the Nexus 7 would be making its way to Verizon shortly, it had us excited that it was right around the corner, it seems that Big Red is waiting until the Nexus 7 gets its Android 4.4 KitKat update before it will allow the tablet to be used on the carrier’s […]

Verizon Galaxy Note 3 Update Improves Sound and Connectivity

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Since first arriving in late September the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has been an extremely popular and impressive device, and today Verizon has started rolling out a quick software update to improve the phablet even more. This afternoon reports surfaced that a software update was rolling out for the Verizon Galaxy Note 3, and it […]

Nexus 7 Reportedly Headed to Verizon

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Just a day after Verizon announced its very own 7-inch tablet, mobile insider evleaks is reporting that Google’s Nexus 7 will be heading to the carrier at some point in the future. What was once a device that couldn’t be used at all on Verizon’s LTE network looks to be making its way to Big […]