Tag Archive: Verizon

Samsung’s web browser now available for the Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 edge

Samsung’s browser app is now compatible and available for download on the Verizon-branded Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. As many buyers noticed, Samsung’s default browser was conspicuously absent from the phones when they started arriving in the hands of consumers, and the app’s Play Store listing also showed it as “incompatible” prior to today.

If you’re eager to give the Samsung browser a shot on your Verizon Galaxy S7 or S7 edge, you should be able to  [Read More…]

Verizon rolling out Wi-Fi fixes for the Galaxy S7, S7 edge

Verizon is now pushing out updates for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. The updates correct Wi-Fi issues that these phones may be experiencing, and changes the software version number to MMB29M.G930VVRU2APB5 for the Galaxy S7 and MMB29M.G935VVRU2APB5 for the S7 edge.

The update apparently “improves Wi-Fi connectivity” on Marshmallow (that’s a thing we’ve noticed on the Verizon models) and also fixes:

Trouble connecting to the internet Frequent data disconnections Problems while loading files  [Read More…]

Verizon begins LG G5 pre-orders with free LG 360 Cam

Verizon has started accepting pre-orders of the LG G5 on its network, and the carrier is including the LG 360 Cam for free for those who purchase the phone. This offer comes on top of the existing offer from LG for a free spare battery and charging cradle. Featuring a 5.3-inch IPS display that is powered by a Snapdragon 820 processor paired with 4GB of RAM, the G5 runs Android 6.0.1 out of the box.

Those interested  [Read More…]

LG V10 Marshmallow update now available from Verizon

Verizon has officially started pushing out the Marshmallow update for the LG V10, just as it said it would. There are a number of reports that the update is hitting phones, and is sized at just under 1GB. The update brings Doze, enhanced permission controls and more to the phone.

Since the update has only just started pushing out, it may not show up on your phone just yet. If you can’t wait, and want to  [Read More…]

Netflix admits it throttles video streams for Verizon and AT&T customers

Following accusations from T-Mobile CEO John Legere that AT&T and Verizon were throttling Netflix streams, Netflix has now admitted that it is responsible for capping the speed of the streams. Speaking to The Wall Street Journal, Netflix confirmed that it has been throttling video streams for Verizon and AT&T customers for years:

The popular video service said Thursday that for more than five years it has limited its video speeds to most wireless carriers across the globe,  [Read More…]

Verizon updates LG G3 and G4 with March security patch

Verizon is now pushing out a fresh set of updates to the LG G3 and LG G4, bringing along the latest Android Platform Security patch and more. Once updated, Verizon LG G3 and G4 owners should find their Android security patch version to be current with the March 1 patches. Verizon’s patch notes for both the G3 and G4 also indicate the smartphones should respond faster when waking up from a sleep state:

This update provides faster  [Read More…]

Verizon begins offering the LG K4 on its network

Today, Verizon is launching  the LG K4 LTE, a budget-friendly smartphone. Said to be “user-friendly yet feature packed” the K4 includes most of the features of an LG phone that

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Verizon announces the LG K4, available today for $5 a month

Verizon has announced its latest budget smartphone, the LG K4, and it packs lots of features in a small price tag. The K4 has a 4.5-inch display and runs Android 5.1.1. Internally, it has 16GB of on-board storage, with the ability to add more through a microSD card. Other specs include:

4.5″ Display (854 x 480 pixels) World device — works in over 200 countries 5 MP rear-facing and 2 MP front-facing cameras with gesture shot 1.1  [Read More…]

Marshmallow update imminent for Verizon LG V10

LG V10 owners on Verizon have a sweet treat to look forward to, as the carrier has indicated Android 6.0 Marshmallow will begin rolling out to the handset on March 24. In addition to the bump up to Marshmallow, Verizon’s patch notes indicate that the update will bump the phone’s software version up to VS99022A. There is no indication on how large the update will be, however.

In any case, once the update does arrive, those with  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge on Verizon updated with March security patch

Verizon has started pushing an update with the latest Android platform security patches to the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. Once the update is installed, Galaxy Note Edge users should find themselves current with the March security patch and on software version LRX22C.N915VVRU2BPA4.

As the update has just begun rolling out, it may not show as available for everyone right away. If you haven’t yet received a notification to update your Verizon Galaxy Note Edge, you can go  [Read More…]