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HTC offers $100 Google Play Credit to One M9 purchasers

HTC partners with Verizon to bring a $100 Google Play credit to customers who purchase the One M9

HTC is trying to make your switch to Android a little bit easier on your pockets by offering a $100 Google Play credit to customers who purchase the One M9 from Verizon. The new promotion kicks off on July 1 and runs through August 31, giving you plenty of time to head into Verizon and make the...
LG G4 on Verizon gets a small update

Verizon pushes out small update for the LG G4

Verizon is pushing out its first update for the LG G4, which brings along with it a few new enhancements. The update is rolling out over-the-air to users right now. Included in this update are the following enhancements: Enhanced Folio display during a call Display Contact and non-Contact...
International Roaming

International data overseas: How the U.S. carriers stack up

Oh, you'll have to pay extra for roaming data outside the U.S — the question is how much​ The editors here at Android Central tend to travel a lot for this job, and that isn't limited to staying in our home country. And when we travel, we need to have our phones with us and connected to data —...
Verizon's OTT mobile video service to support sponsored data

Verizon's OTT mobile video service will support sponsored data to save users money

Verizon's upcoming over-the-top (OTT) mobile video service will be partially subsidized by advertisers, as the company has revealed that it will support sponsored data. The new service, which Verizon has plans to launch this summer, will have ad-sponsored data as part of its product offering,...
Verizon Xperia Z4v

Sony Xperia Z4v specs

The Sony Xperia Z4v is official, and coming to Verizon. And it mostly matches what we saw in the Japanese Xperia Z4 earlier this year — the big differences being a higher-res Quad HD screen, a slightly larger battery and wireless charging support. Here, now, are the official specs of the Verizon...
U.S. carrier customer service report card

How's your carrier customer support? Check out these rankings

A recent study by Tom's Guide examined the online, social media, and phone support of the major carriers in the U.S. and ranked them based on their performance. AT&T came out on top overall, followed by Sprint, Verizon, and T-Mobile. Boost Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T tied their social...
Here are the things that didn't make it to the Verizon LG G4

Here are the things the Verizon LG G4 doesn't have that other variants do

Verizon has made a number of changes to the software in the LG G4, removing some features and functionality that some users will miss. If you are picking up a LG G4 on Verizon, there are a few things about the software that you may want to know about first. We have already taken an extensive...
Verizon begins LG G4 pre-order on May 28, in stores on June 4

Verizon begins LG G4 pre-orders on May 28, in stores on June 4

The LG G4 will go up for pre-order at Verizon on May 28, with availability in-store coming June 4. Verizon announced that it will open up pre-orders for the LG G4 on May 28, ahead of in-store availability on June 4. Interested buyers will have the option of snagging the handset in metallic gray...
Verizon to offer three new color options for Droid Turbo

Droid Turbo gets three new metallic accent colors from Verizon, available starting May 28

Verizon will begin offering a Grey Ballistic Nylon Droid Turbo on May 28, with your choice of three new limited edition metallic accent colors. Beginning on May 28, Verizon will offer customers the Motorola Droid Turbo in a Grey Ballistic Nylon color along with their choice of three metallic...
Sprint

Verizon and Sprint will pay $158 million to settle FCC billing complaint charges

Verizon Wireless and Sprint will pay a combined total of $158 million to settle billing complain charges filed by the Federal Communications Commission. Under the terms of the settlement, Verizon will pay $90 million, while Sprint will have to spend $68 million, for a total of $158 million. At...
Verizon

Verizon to acquire AOL for $4.4 billion

Verizon has announced that it will acquire AOL for $4.4 billion, with the deal expected to bolster the carrier's advertising efforts in the mobile video segment. Verizon is launching an mobile-focused video service later this year, and has already inked content deals with several content...
Lyft on Android

Verizon will pre-load Lyft on some of its Android phones, offer discount to drivers

Verizon Wireless will pre-load the Lyft app on some of its Android smartphones in a new partnership with the car-sharing company. Verizon Wireless announced today a new agreement with Lyft, the car-sharing company, that will not only see the Lyft app pre-loaded on some Verizon Android...
T-Mobile CEO

T-Mobile hands out free phones to existing Verizon customers to test-drive its network

T-Mobile is going on the offensive against Verizon by launching a "Never Settle" campaign that allows existing Verizon customers to try out T-Mobile's services for free. The carrier is giving Verizon customers the ability to port their numbers to a new T-Mobile smartphone (while retaining...
Samsung Galaxy S6

Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S6 does not have Microsoft's apps preloaded

Verizon Wireless has chosen not to preload a number of Microsoft apps on its Samsung Galaxy S6, despite an agreement between Microsoft and Samsung to offer them out of the box. When the Galaxy S6 was first announced, Microsoft also revealed that the smartphone would have the Android versions of...
Verizon announces April 1 pre-order for HTC One M9, April 10 in-store

Verizon announces April 1 pre-order for HTC One M9, April 10 in-store

Verizon announced today that it will begin pre-orders for the HTC One M9 on April 1, with the device set to become available in-store on April 10. The HTC One M9 on Verizon will run you $199.99 on a two-year contract, or $24.99 per month for 24 months on the carrier's Edge program. Of course,...
Nexus 6

Verizon Nexus 6 lands online March 12, in stores March 19

Verizon will finally get its Nexus 6 tomorrow, March 12. Online, that is. You'll have to wait a week to get it in stores. The long wait for the latest Nexus on Verizon is finally over. Almost. Verizon is launching the Google/Motorola phone online starting March 12 (that's tomorrow), and it'll be...
Verizon pre-orders of Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge begin April 1

Verizon pre-orders of Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge begin April 1

Verizon Wireless has announced that pre-order for Samsung's latest flagship devices will begin on April 1, 2015. While the pre-orders for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge will begin on April 1, there's no word yet on an exact release date on Verizon. Both devices were announced earlier this week...
Nexus 6

Verizon releases, unreleases promo video for phone released four months ago that it still doesn't sell

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Moto E 2nd Gen Leak

Second-gen Moto E rumored for Verizon LTE

Motorola's next-generation version of its budget-priced Moto E smartphone may have been leaked. An image that allegedly shows the back side of the phone has found its way to the Internet, and it also has a Verizon Wireless logo. There's also a "4G LTE" logo on the back of this image, which...
Verizon Moto X

Verizon Wireless swaps CEOs, John Stratton now in charge

Big Red has a new chief, with John Stratton replacing Dan Mead as CEO of Verizon Wireless. Stratton comes from within Verizon, having previously served as the company's President of Global Enterprise and Consumer Wireline. Mead will stay with Verizon to oversee the sale of the company's wireline...

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