Tag: Verizon Wireless

Razer says it will add Verizon support to the Razer Phone 2 ‘ASAP’

The Razer Phone 2 is a predictable and modest improvement over the first-generation Razer Phone. It has a better 120Hz screen, wireless charging, and a glowing logo. It also has Verizon Wireless support, or rather, it will soon. The new Razer Phone has the necessary hardware for Verizon, but Razer is still working to make it […]

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[Update x2: Statement] The Pixel 3 is the first Verizon LTE Android phone to be SIM locked in a decade, and that’ll be a problem for some

Back in 2008, Verizon agreed to the FCC that it wouldn’t lock its LTE phones in exchange for winning the 700MHz Upper Block C spectrum. Earlier this year, however, Verizon decided that it didn’t have to follow the rules anymore, announcing that its phones would no longer be SIM unlocked out of the box. Google’s […]

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[Update: Phones automatically unlocking] The Pixel 3 is the first Verizon LTE Android phone to be SIM locked in a decade, and that’ll be a problem for some

Back in 2008, Verizon agreed to the FCC that it wouldn’t lock its LTE phones in exchange for winning the 700MHz Upper Block C spectrum. Earlier this year, however, Verizon decided that it didn’t have to follow the rules anymore, announcing that its phones would no longer be SIM unlocked out of the box. Google’s […]

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The Pixel 3 is the first Verizon LTE phone to be SIM locked in a decade, and that’ll be a problem for some

Back in 2008, Verizon agreed to the FCC that it wouldn’t lock its LTE phones in exchange for winning the 700MHz Upper Block C spectrum. Earlier this year, however, Verizon decided that it didn’t have to follow the rules anymore, announcing that its phones would no longer be SIM unlocked out of the box. Google’s […]

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[Deal Alert] Google Daydream View 2016 now only $30 at Verizon ($50 off)

Popping your smartphone into a headset is the most basic form of virtual reality technology, but of those devices, the Google Daydream View is a high-quality option. Right now, the 2016 Daydream View is 62 percent off through Verizon, making it a good time to purchase the device if you’ve been eyeing a simple mobile […]

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Tiny new Palm at Verizon positioned as ‘accessory’ smartphone and we guess that’s a thing now?

Last year, TCL announced that new devices with Palm branding would launch in 2018, and the first phone leaked a few months ago. The tiny 3.3-inch Palm phone is now official, and it’s coming to Verizon next month for a whopping $349.99. Rather than being an independent phone, it functions as a ‘Connected device,’ similar […]

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[Update: Get your pre-order on] The LG V40 is official: Where to buy it and when it’s available

LG DELIVERS ULTIMATE FIVE CAMERA SMARTPHONE WITH LG V40 THINQA Truly All-Encompassing Smartphone Camera Experience to Capture Every Perspective LG V40 ThinQ SEOUL, Oct. 4, 2018 — LG Electronics (LG) today unveiled its newest premium smartphone featuring a total of five cameras to redefine the standard of smartphone photography. The latest iteration of the company’s […]

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Android 8.0 Oreo is rolling out now to the Samsung Galaxy J3 on Verizon

Android updates aren’t always guaranteed, especially on lower-end devices, so it’s nice when budget phones receive newer versions of the operating system. Case in point, Android 8.0 Oreo is rolling out to Samsung’s very affordable Galaxy J3 on Verizon. The update is coming to both the Galaxy J3 Eclipse and Galaxy J3 Mission. It includes […]

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[Deal Alert] Verizon offering Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL fabric cases for 25% off

One of my favorite cases for the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL was Google’s fabric case. However, being an official case, they’re not cheap at around $40 a pop. Verizon is already offering these fabric cases up for pre-order with a 25% discount, equating to a price of $30.74. I’ve used this case extensively […]

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The LG V40 is official: Where to buy it and when it’s available

LG DELIVERS ULTIMATE FIVE CAMERA SMARTPHONE WITH LG V40 THINQA Truly All-Encompassing Smartphone Camera Experience to Capture Every Perspective LG V40 ThinQ SEOUL, Oct. 4, 2018 — LG Electronics (LG) today unveiled its newest premium smartphone featuring a total of five cameras to redefine the standard of smartphone photography. The latest iteration of the company’s […]

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Verizon releases Android 8.0 Oreo update for the ASUS Zenfone V Live

Asus and Verizon have had an on-and-off deal here in the U.S., both for phones and tablets (the latter of which aren’t half bad). One of of those devices, the Zenfone V Live, is getting an update to Oreo starting today. Another one of those better-late-than-never situations, I guess. Big Red was kind enough to […]

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October Pixel patches now available via OTA files and factory images

Promptly on time, Google has released October’s OTA files and factory images for the Pixels, as well as its general Android security bulletin for the month. At the same time, Verizon is pushing out the set of patches to Pixel users now. It’s the second update to Android 9 Pie, and this time around there are […]

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Verizon boasts ‘first on 5G’ with a homebrew residential solution few customers can get

Verizon’s done it. The carrier has launched its commercial 5G network, becoming a world leader in the next generation of wireless technology. Or so it says. The wireless operator (America’s largest, by subscriber count) announced today that it is launching a 5G broadband internet service called “5G Home” in parts of Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, and […]

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Android 8.0 Oreo now rolling out to the LG G5 on T-Mobile and Verizon

Android 9 Pie has already arrived on a few phones, but many other devices are still waiting on promised Oreo updates. The LG G6 was updated to Android 8.0 earlier this year, and the company also promised upgrades for the V20 and G5. Oreo is now rolling out to the T-Mobile and Verizon variants of […]

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Android 8.0 Oreo now rolling out to Verizon’s Galaxy J7

Android 9.0 Pie has arrived, but a few devices are still waiting on promised Oreo updates. The Verizon variants of the Samsung Galaxy J7, the J7 and J7 Prepaid, are among them. According to the phones’ support pages, Android 8.0 Oreo is now rolling out for the two devices. The build number for the J7’s […]

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Verizon will give first responders new, actually unlimited data plan and priority access in wake of CA firefighter throttling

Verizon has decided to remove all speed cap restrictions for first responder subscribers, like the California firefighters who recently experienced throttling on their “unlimited” plan. A new actually unlimited plan with priority access and without caps is also being developed, and the company pledges to lift restrictions in the future for “public safety customers” like the […]

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