Tag Archive: Verizon

Verizon has held its stance that only postpaid customers should receive LTE data on its network, but starting this month that may be ready to change. According to a source of Droid-Life, Verizon is set to add LTE data access to its prepaid ALLSET plan on July 17th to better compete with the growing prepaid offerings from other carriers.

Assuming that this comes with no price premium (that’s still to be determined), starting this month we  [Read More...]

T-Mobile beats Verizon to punch with LG G3


As some of you already know, the LG G3 will be touching down at T-Mobile’s front door on July 16. With pre-orders being offered for the flagship device, the Un-carrier looks to be first out of the gate with the smartphone. For those keeping track, T-Mobile is the only carrier to offer up a retail data; Verizon could be close, however, with a July 17  [Read More...]

It looks like Verizon will have two new LG handsets on offer, as a leak earlier today revealed that in addition to the G3, the carrier will also stock a device by the name of LG G Vista, which is claimed to be a “Lite” variant of the G Pro 2.

News of a glitch that resulted in owners of Google’s Chromebook Pixel being dropped off from Verizon’s free 100 MB of monthly 4G LTE network prematurely stirred confusion over the last few days with Google promptly issuing a statement that it will offer affected users a $ 150 prepaid gift card. Now, Verizon Wireless is stepping up to the plate, and after apologizing for the situation the carrier is saying that it will now re-connect owners  [Read More...]

samsung galaxy tab 4 8.0____

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 is a capable “little” tablet. It got announced a few months ago and is now available at Verizon for $ 279.

This tablet is powered by a 1.2 quad-core processor along with 1.5GB of RAM. On the front you’ll find an 8″ 1280×800 (189ppi) capacitive touchscreen and 1.3MP front facing camera along with the usual slew  [Read More...]

Google is trying to make things right with the owners of Chromebook Pixels on Verizon that are seeing their included data come to an unexpected end. When the LTE Chromebook Pixel launched on Verizon a year ago, it came with 100MB a month of free 4G data for two years. Verizon has apparently decided that deal no longer needs to stand, so they’re ending it. Knowing that the handful of people that bought an LTE Pixel  [Read More...]

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 messages when you can’t get to proper Wifi. The problem is, that the folks who bought a Pixel under  [Read More...]

I was shafted by Verizon with my Chromebook Pixel, too


If you follow the tech space closely, chances are good you might have heard about the data problem that some Chromebook Pixel owners have run into. If not, here’s a quick and dirty rundown of what’s happening:

LTE versions of the Chromebook Pixels are supposed to come with two years of 4G LTE through Verizon. Users are/were allotted 100MB of data to use each month. Should  [Read More...]

Kitkat updates galore are rolling out today. New software is hitting the Verizon Galaxy S III 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 mode, UI changes and much more.

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If you’ve been itching to get root access on your AT&T or Verizon Galaxy S5, today brings some good news. Famed cracker and Sony’s BFF geohot has built a tool that will root your S5 and let you get on with all those things you’ve been wanting to do but couldn’t — like kill Caller Name ID or Baby Crying Detector. As usual, having root access comes with some caveats, and this tool is still early  [Read More...]