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Chromebook Pixel users at odds with Verizon and Google over free LTE data

It was really cool when Verizon and Google offered 100MB of free LTE data monthly to users of a Chromebook Pixel. On the Google Play page, Google told anyone who bought one that this deal would last for two years, and even though 100MB a month isn't a lot, it makes it handy to check mail or...
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KitKat updates hit for Sprint S4 Mini and Mega, Verizon S4 Mini and S3

Kitkat updates galore are rolling out today. New software is hitting the Verizon Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S4 Mini, as well as the Sprint Galaxy S4 Mini and Galaxy Mega 6.3. These are OTA updates and bring along all the new goodies within Kitkat including "Ok Google", unlimited home screens, immersive...
Android 4.4.2 gets pushed to Verizon Galaxy Note II

Galaxy Note II gets a taste of KitKat on Verizon

Verizon Wireless Samsung Galaxy Note II owners are now being treated to Google's Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system through a new software update. Along with the improvements that KitKat brings, the software update will also add Knox 2.0 compatibility, some visual changes, and also Galaxy Gear...
LG Lucid 3 review

LG Lucid 3 review

With solid performance, gorgeous design and some great software features, the Lucid 3 proves that LG hasn't forgotten the entry-level market.  With this week’s unveiling of the super-spec’d G3, it’s easy to forget that LG made a name for itself in the Android world with budget-friendly, entry-...
HTC One 'Remix' bound for Verizon looks like a One Mini 2 with a Verizon Logo

HTC One 'Remix' bound for Verizon looks like a One Mini 2 with a Verizon logo

It was a few weeks ago that we first heard about the HTC One 'Remix' coming to Verizon, a supposed Verizon variant of the HTC One Mini 2. That render was drenched in bright blue, a surprising choice for a phone on Big Red. The new render from evleaks is quite a bit more reined in for its supposed...
Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet bringing all that bezel to Verizon in 2014

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet bringing all that bezel to Verizon in 2014

What you see above is a render of a Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet with surprisingly restrained branding from Verizon. The LTE variant of the 10-inch tablet with its wide bezels is apparently coming to Big Red later this year, according to evleaks. As best as we can tell, all we're looking at here is a...
HTC One Sense 6 update

Verizon HTC One M7 update with Sense 6 rolling out now

Just this morning we noted that Sense 6 for the Verizon HTC One M7 had been upgraded to "complete" on HTC's upgrade tracker, but the update wasn't yet available — well now it is. HTC One M7 owners on Big Red are being treated to a 642.8MB download that will update their device to HTC Sense 6,...
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Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet reportedly headed to Verizon

The Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is headed to Verizon, or so says serial tipster @evleaks. We've already had word directly from Sony that its latest tablet would be headed stateside – costing from $500 outright. There isn't any other information provided like when, or how much, but presumably it'll be...
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Verizon's gold Galaxy S5 breaks cover

Interested in picking up a gold Galaxy S5 once it launches on Verizon later this month? If so, here's an early look at what the device will look like, thanks to a leak posted by notorious leakster @evleaks. As you can see from the image above, Verizon's version features the carrier's branding...
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Verizon to flip the switch on nationwide HD Voice VoLTE in a few months

Verizon has just announced their plans to start rolling out voice over LTE, also known as HD Voice and VoLTE. The system should be rolling out over the next couple of months, and enable high-quality audio calling provided both users are in an area with a VoLTE network and are using supporting...
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Here are Verizon's initial XLTE cities

Verizon has fired up a new, beefier branding for its 4G LTE smartphone service. Dubbed XLTE, it takes advantage of the AWS spectrum to double the bandwidth in high-traffic locations. And here's the list of cities that get it first. /*-->*/ Category Features Alabama Birmingham,...
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Verizon flips switch on AWS-enhanced XLTE

Verizon's XLTE is official and it is bringing double the bandwidth to dozens of cities across the United Sates. The enhanced-LTE service uses Verizon's AWS spectrum to double the speeds available more than two-dozen devices available on Big Red's network, including the Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One...
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Verizon offering a G Pad 8.3 with new FiOS orders

Verizon is bundling an LG G Pad 8.3 LTE or a $200 credit toward other tablets with all new FiOS orders. The deal is valid starting today and extends till July 19. FiOS is Verizon's bundled internet, phone and TV service that works on a fiber-optic network, with speeds exceeding 450 Mbit/sec in...
HTC One Remix leaks, looks like a One Mini 2 with blue plastic

HTC One Remix leaks, looks like a One Mini 2 with blue plastic

We were wondering what would be different about the rumored HTC One Remix for Verizon than the HTC One Mini 2 it's reportedly based on. We can now tell you at least one thing: color. Notorious leaker @evleaks just outed what is said to be the first image of the One Remix (you can check it out...
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Verizon's XLTE to bring double-fast 4G

After being rumored earlier this week, it looks like we have more leaked information about Verizon's rumored XLTE service. XLTE is not a new service, but Verizon's marketing as part of its plans to utilize its AWS spectrum to bring faster data in select markets. According to a report on Droid-...
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FCC votes to limit AT&T, Verizon involvement in mid-2015 spectrum auction

Even with threats from AT&T and Verizon, the FCC has gone forward and voted in favor of previously-proposed restrictions on the 2015 spectrum auction that will offer up valuable low-band airwaves to wireless carriers. The restrictions put in place will reserve portions of the spectrum going...
HTC One Mini 2

HTC One Mini 2 coming to Verizon, might be dubbed 'Remix'

The HTC One Mini 2 was announced just today, but known carrier availability has been on the scant side of things, especially in the US of A. But we now have an indication of at least one network on which you might be able to get the One Mini 2 when it launches later this year (availability first...
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Verizon may unveil their XLTE network on May 19

According to sources at Droid Life, Verizon is planning to brand their new LTE network — which incorporates band 4 LTE on AWS — as XLTE and will tell us everything there is to tell on May 19. Verizon has been actively expanding their AWS footprint for a while, and will use the new spectrum to...
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

KitKat update pushing over-the-air for Verizon Galaxy Note 3

It was just yesterday that the update to Android 4.4.2 KitKat arrived via wired means for the Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3, and now it looks like that update is finally rolling out for those that prefer to update over-the-air. Which would be most of us, seeing as it's 2014. So if you have a...
Verizon support docs suggest 4.4.2 KitKat update for Droid RAZR HD and RAZR M coming soon

Verizon support docs suggest 4.4.2 KitKat update for Droid RAZR HD and RAZR M coming soon

Since April, users of the Motorola Droid RAZR HD and Droid RAZR M have been waiting for their update to Android 4.4 KitKat and from the looks of it, the wait will soon be over. After a soak test, Verizon has now updated the support documents for both devices with new information about the updates...

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