News tagged: Verizon
If you are looking forward to buying a flagship Samsung smartphone, this could be your best chance. Retailers in the United States are now offering a discounted price on its premium phones which include Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. Moreover, the company is also offering
Verizon is introducing a relatively cheap way to get your phone's display replaced when it breaks. The company has a new protection plan, Total Mobile Protection, that'll offer screen replacements for only $30. This plan begins at $11/month for phones and $9 for tablets.
Verizon has likely been working on a TV streaming service for upwards of a year and it's still not ready to launch the product. A report in March said it'd arrive this summer and other reports have confirmed it's in development. It now won't arrive until spring 2018.
Although it appeared the practice of wireless carriers tracking users and making the tracked info available to others was largely over, that doesn't seem to be the case. Philip Neustrom, co-founder of Shotwell Labs, came across websites that can yield your account data.
While ASUS recently launched the ZenFone 4 models, a new ZenFone V (5?) has now been announced in the United States. The smartphone is available exclusively from Verizon in Sapphire Black color and priced at $384 without a contract or for $16/month for 24 months.
ZTE has announced its first phone to ever be offered by US wireless carrier Verizon. The company is going to make its Blade Vantage handset available on the carrier. It's a very inexpensive handset at just $50 and its low specs reflect that price point.
Yahoo severely underestimated the impact of its 2013 security breach, parent company Verizon revealed on Tuesday. Rather than affecting 1 billion users, it turns out Yahoo's entire user base of 3 billion accounts was affected. It's the largest breach in history.
The National Advertising Division, a watchdog group for the telecom industry, recommended T-Mobile stop claiming it has the US' fastest LTE network. Despite that recommendation, the carrier isn't backing away from its claim and it'll continue saying it has the fastest network.
The LG V30 will become available through wireless carriers in the US starting October 5, with Verizon offering the phone before its competitors. Verizon hasn't provided pricing information, but it's "coming soon." AT&T is launching the device on October 6 for $810.
When Essential finally launched its first smartphone, many were surprised that Verizon couldn't guarantee that the Essential PH-1 smartphone would work. The good news is that Essential phone has received a certification yesterday and is now officially compatible with Verizon,
ASUS is not having much success with the latest ZenFone lineup, which was announced after months of delays. The lineup consists out of six smartphones varying across multiple smartphone segments, but it looks like that wasn't enough as ASUS has now announced yet
Verizon is shifting its focus away from acquiring cable companies and towards growing its own fiber network. The company announced on Thursday that although Verizon has considered picking up companies in the past, that's not where it is planning to put its resources.
T-Mobile came out ahead of all other wireless carriers in terms of LTE speeds during the first half of the year. A new US Market Report for Mobile Broadband from Ookla reveals the carrier earned a 23.17 "Speed Score." That score combines multiple factors.
Verizon is implementing some video playback restrictions on its unlimited data plans such that the most basic "unlimited plan" only offers 480p playback on phones and 720p on tablets. That plan also lets the carrier throttle your stream whenever, yet it costs $75 per month.
Verizon has so far failed to attract content partners for a planned streaming service that'd compete against Sling TV and others. Bloomberg says it has barely signed on broadcasters and therefore the launch is likely being pushed to the fall. Verizon wanted to launch this summer.
Motorola has just announced that its Gamepad Moto Mod is available for pre-order. The gamepad mod, which reminds a lot of the Nintendo switch, is a Verizon exclusive and can be pre-ordered for $79.99. The add-on will go on sale on August 25, and will probably be sold from
A follow-up to last year's Zenpad Z8 is now available from Verizon. The ASUS Zenpad Z8s is priced at $250 and is now available for purchase exclusively via US operator Verizon Wireless, only in Gray color option. The tablet is very similar to the last year's model
The Moto E4 Plus from Lenovo will be available from Verizon this week and it'll also be sold in its unlocked form. It's reaching the carrier on August 3 and will at the same time become available unlocked at Best Buy, Amazon, and others. It'll be sold for $180.
Microsoft might have ceased support for Windows Phone platform, but the Windows 10 Mobile is still alive. While not many customers actually want to purchase Windows 10 Mobile handset, HP is still trying to sell its Elite x3 smartphone and is now trying to get new certifications
After many users complained about throttling on YouTube and Netflix, Verizon Wireless confirmed service had been altered by a "video optimization" system test. Without going into detail, it appears that test throttled download speeds, capping them at 10 Mbps.