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Verizon reports increased earnings for Q2 2015, welcoming 1.1 million new customers

Verizon has published its earnings report for Q2 2015. The US carrier performed rather well in the second quarter of this year, pulling in $32.2 billion of revenue. The company continues to battle competitors to retain customers, but did manage to see its churn rate drop to just 0.90% – the...
Verizon pushes out an update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 update from Verizon enables fingerprint security for Exchange accounts

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is receiving a massive 2GB update from Verizon, that oddly enough only lists a few new features. Originally this update was made available through Samsung's desktop software, Kies, it now Verizon is pushing it out over-the-air. Clocking in at 2GB in size, one would...
Verizon LG G3 is currently receiving minor update

LG G3 gets a minor update from Verizon, adds a new Bluetooth button

Verizon is currently rolling out an update for the network's LG G3. While it appears to be only a minor release, we're looking at a new Bluetooth button to switch between outputs during a call, some HD voice options and other improvements. Here's the list of what has been added in this latest...
ZTE Spro 2 Smart Projector available on Verizon for $599

ZTE Spro 2 Smart Projector now available on Verizon's network for $599

ZTE is now selling a variant of the Spro 2 Smart Projector that will connect to, and be powered by, Verizon's 4G LTE Network. The projector is now available directly from ZTE, carrying a price tag of $599. Running Android 4.4, the Spro 2 features a 5-inch HD touch display, with 16GB of storage...
Motorola Droid Turbo hotspot

The Motorola Droid Turbo is the best mobile hotspot I've ever owned

This week everyone is partying over the final release of Android 5.1 for the Droid Turbo. That doesn't sound like a very big deal on the face of it, but remember that until a few days ago the Turbo was still running Android 4.4 — it needed this update, bad. But a couple days after my wonderment...
Sony Xperia Z4v may head to Verizon on August 13

Verizon may begin carrying the Sony Xperia Z4v on August 13 [Updated]

Update: The information that appeared on the microsite was not correct. At this time the launch date is still unknown. Original story: According to a new advertisement, it appears as though Verizon may be launching the Sony Xperia Z4v on August 13. When the device was first announced back in...
Verizon pushes small update to Samsung Galaxy S5

Minor update hitting the Samsung Galaxy S5 on Verizon

Verizon is currently pushing out a small update to Samsung Galaxy S5 owners on its network. The update brings along two minor changes to the device, according to the changelog. The listed changes are: "GALAXY Apps" app store will be auto installed on your device Fingerprint Scanner for...
Verizon pushes small update to Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge receiving small update from Verizon

Users who have the Samsung Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 edge on Verizon may have already noticed an update hitting their device, but unfortunately it is not Android 5.1.1. The update, which is rolling out now, brings two small fixes to both devices. First off, it updates the Samsung Reactivation Lock...
Verizon pushes out Lollipop to the Galaxy Note Edge

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge joins the Lollipop party, courtesy of Verizon

Looks like the Droid Turbo won't be the only device getting Lollipop today, as Verizon has also started pushing out an update for the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. This update, which brings Android 5.0 to the device, carries the version number of N915VVRU2BOF2. Included in this update are the usual...
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...
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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...
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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...

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