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Verizon HTC One receiving first OTA update

Enhancements in stability and accessibility included Verizon's variant of the HTC One may have launched with a newer version of software than the other US carriers, but it is still in need of some improvements and is receiving an OTA update starting today. The update to software version 1.10.605...
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Verizon closes loophole that allowed upgrades with unlimited data

Things are back to normal at Verizon, unlimited data plan bug has been fixed We've received some information that the loophole everyone jumped on last night, where users were able to use a subsidized upgrade without losing their unlimited data, has been officially closed by Verizon HQ. If you...
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Verizon website currently letting users upgrade and keep unlimited data plans

Now may be the time to get a cheaper handset and keep unlimited data A curious thing is happening over at Verizon's online store right now that is letting customers buy subsidized phones on-contract and keep their unlimited data plans. Folks that have headed over to the Verizon website are...
Verizon LG G2

Verizon LG G2 review

So much to love in one ph​one, with a few potential deal-breakers thrown in For those who used them, LG's most recent flagships the Optimus G and Optimus G Pro generally have been regarded as really nice devices with solid hardware and a unique software experience. For the end of the 2013 smart...
Kyocera Hydro Elite.

Verizon Kyocera Hydro Elite review

A basic phone at the bottom of Verizon's lineup with a few interesting features  Kyocera is one of those phone manufacturers that has never been known as a maker of high-end devices, but rather a combination of spec phones for carriers and an interesting line of rugged or specialized devices for...
Qualcomm

Qualcomm surprisingly joins Wireless Power Consortium, leaders of the Qi standard

Intentions behind joining the WPC still unclear at this point The Wireless Power Consortium, the collective of companies behind the Qi wireless charging standard, have added Qualcomm as its latest member. The WPC has over 170 companies backing the standard, but Qualcomm joining the group is most...
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Verizon's LG G2 is unlocked for AT&T and T-Mobile HSPA+

Need to switch networks? Verizon doesn't seem to have a problem with that Verizon's latest devices all have SIM card slots, and more often than not they have the right frequencies to properly roam globally on GSM networks abroad. But stuff an AT&T or T-Mobile SIM into the Verizon LG G2 and...
Verizon LG G2 update

Update rolling out for the Verizon LG G2

Attention, Verizon LG G2 owners: There's an update awaiting you this morning. We're trying to track down a changelog — "enhancements and improvements" is all we've got so far —  but you're up to Software version VS98011A, so there's that. Please stand by. More: Verizon; Thanks, Cory, Jason and...
Nexus 7

Verizon clarifies LTE Nexus 7 certification process

Verizon expects the device to be certified "shortly" Verizon has opened the curtain a bit and explained the LTE device certification procedures a little, especially in regards to the LTE-ready Nexus 7 (2013). If you recall, users are having mixed experiences trying to get the new device...
LTE Nexus 7

Verizon responds to inqury about LTE-enabled Nexus 7 activation issues

Nexus 7 is a device "not yet certified" for Verizon's LTE network There's a bit of a fuss going on about Verizon and the new LTE Nexus 7. It seems that people are facing some difficulty getting the device activated on the carrier, and the back-and-forth is getting even more confusing. We reached...
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Verizon LG G2 hands-on

A few physical changes and tweaked software highlight Verizon's version of the LG G2 What's that, you say? You want the LG G2, but you want it with more logos and a skinnier set of buttons on the back? And maybe a couple fairly significant software changes? Sure thing. Verizon's got you covered...
LG G2

LG G2 now available on AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile

Today sees the U.S. arrival of the G2, LG's big-screened, thin-bezeled handset with buttons on the back. The 5.2-inch LG G2 can be ordered online today from AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless — on AT&T and Verizon you'll pay $199 on a standard two-year contract, while T-Mo offers the...
AT&T

AT&T closes $1.9 billion deal with Verizon for 700MHz spectrum

Spectrum acquisitions applicable to 42 million people across 18 states In a deal that has taken over 8 months to complete, AT&T and Verizon have finalized a swap of spectrum and cash that will see AT&T pick up 700MHz licenses across several states in the US. Various 700MHz spectrum...
Droid X

Motorola Droid X (yes, really) receiving security update

A phone over three years old still gets a few security fixes The last time we heard any news about an update for the Motorola Droid X was February 17th of last year, but Verizon is prepping an update today for those who are still holding onto the handset. The phone may be over three years old...
Android Central

Here's the blue HTC One on Verizon

If you've been waiting to see what the blue HTC One will look like on Big Red — here's your answer. A tipster sent in this shot of the best Android smartphone currently available (as of our August 2013 rankings) — in blue, with Verizon branding. Not a lot more to say about that. It's the HTC One....
Galaxy note 3 and Galaxy Gear

Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear pre-orders now live at Verizon

Note 3 available separately, or as a bundle with the Galaxy Gear for $600 Verizon also entered the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear pre-order frenzy today, and will be offering both products. You can pick them up separately, or as a bundle that will set you back $599.98 with a two-year...
Galaxy Note 3

Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear hitting all four major US carriers

Specific pricing, colors and availability still under wraps Just in case you missed it in the flurry of Samsung and Sony news today, all four major US carriers have announced officially that they will be carrying Samsung's latest phone and wearable device. Unfortunately right at the moment none...
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Verizon buys out Vodafone's 45 percent interest in the company for $130 billion

UK company Vodafone has owned a big chunk (45 percent) of Verizon Wireless since 1999, but that is about to change Verizon has confirmed the rumor that they will be buying all of Vodafone's stake in the wireless division of their company in a $130 billion cash and stock deal that should close by...
Verizon HTC One

Verizon HTC One hands-on and first impressions

The One we know with a few subtle changes We're not going to beat around the bush — Verizon is late to the game picking up the HTC One. A full six months after it was announced, and a few months after Verizon indicated that it would get the device eventually, you can finally walk down to your...
Motorola Droid Maxx

Motorola Droid Maxx: The phone for serious battery junkies

Why aren't other manufacturers offering this kind of battery life? Verizon has been pushing its three-tiered Droid strategy for a couple generations now, and the highest-end phone of the group has always sported a gigantic battery. The case is no different with the latest roundup of Droids — the...

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