Tag Archive: Military


Verizon offering military discounts on Unlimited plans

Verizon today confirmed that it is now offering a military discount on its new Verizon Unlimited rate plans.

Starting from today, active-duty military, reservists, Gold Star families, and veterans can save on any of the Verizon Unlimited plans. Be it for single or multiple lines, qualified consumers can knock at least $ 15 off their monthly bill.

SEE ALSO: Verizon gives customers new Unlimited options with mix and match plans

Military discounts break down as follows:

$ 15  [Read More…]

Huawei and ZTE phones banned from being sold on U.S. military bases [Update]

This latest order comes straight from the Pentagon.

Updated 2:50 PM ET – Following this report, Huawei has since reached out to Android Central with the following statement: “Huawei’s products are sold in 170 countries worldwide and meet the highest standards of security, privacy and engineering in every country we operate globally including the US. We remain committed to openness and transparency in everything we do and want to be clear that no government has ever asked us  [Read More…]

Verizon has a new promo for military vets willing to switch

In order to celebrate Military Appreciation Month this May, Verizon is launching a promotion meant to showcase its appreciation for the brave souls who have enrolled in military service. Thus Big Red is currently awarding a $ 200 Visa prepaid card to active military members or veterans willing to switch to Verizon and purchase a new […]

LG G5 and V10 now certified for enterprise and military use

LG has announced that the G5 and the V10 have both been certified by the U.S. National Information Assurance Partnership for use in enterprise and military programs.

The NIAP uses the internationally recognized Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Scheme to evaluate conformity with security standards in 25 different countries, including the U.S., Canada, France, Germany, India, Japan, South Korea and the United Kingdom.

LG mentions that a big part of the device security on the G5 and  [Read More…]

Verizon lays out details of its new Verizon military discount program

If you’re a military veteran or a current member of the armed forces, listen up! Verizon is instituting a new military discount program that will put some money back in your pocket. Starting today, you can get a discount through Verizon, good for up to 15% off of your monthly bill and up to 25% off select accessories.

Joining is quick and simple: active duty military members submit military issue email address or paystub. If you’re retired you’ll need DD form 214, Veteran’s  [Read More…]

Kyocera to fund long-distance phone calls for military with new ‘Take Back’ recycling program

Kyocera’s new phone recycling program, ‘Take Back’, will take old phones and turn them into long-distance calling time for deployed soldiers.

A new partnership between Kyocera and SecondWave Recycling will turn your old cellphone into paid calling time for deployed soldiers. Kyocera’s ‘Take Back’ recycling program will accept phones in any condition, working or not. For every four phones recycled, Kycoera will donate $ 1 to Cell Phones for Soldiers, who provides free long-distance calling cards  [Read More…]

Urban Armor Gear smartphone case review; military grade protection for the rugged adventurer.

Militaristic Design

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One of the first things we noticed about the Urban Armor Gear were the rugged design elements. From faux screws, honeycomb patterns, to the indentations on the back, everything about the Urban Armor Case screamed resilience. The case also does so while maintaining a relative low profile, at least where weight and bulk is concerned. Many people shy away from using cases for the sole reason that  [Read More…]

Military Masters launches its real-time vehicle combat on Android

Military Masters is a new battle tactics game for Android devices that centers on tactical vehicular combat. You’ll build a collection of land, sea, and air vehicles to help you take on your friends in real-time PVP combat.

UAG releases Military grade covers for Nexus 6 and Note Edge

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Who doesn’t like cases on their phones? (Well, most people don’t.) But, I am not talking about your average TPU case or Folio case. I am talking about the man among cases otherwise knows as UAG aka Urban Armor Gear. If you have not heard about UAG, then here is a little brief.

Urban Armor Gear manufactures protective cases and accessories for smartphones, tablets and  [Read More…]

iDrive: 1TB of military grade encrypted cloud storage $19 [Deal of the Day]

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Remember when 1TB of data seemed like some mythical foreign figure that would never be reached in your lifetime? I remember. The truth is, however, that I have three 1TB external storage drives sitting right here in front of me, filled to the gills. With resolutions and megapixel counts climbing faster than gas prices, you’re going to need some extra space.

The iDrive Pro Personal Plan  [Read More…]