Tag Archive: Verizon

Sprint introduces new data plans to compete with Verizon

Yesterday, Sprint announced new data plans called Better Choice Plans. Designed to give customers simplicity, value and a faster data connection, these plans are directly competing with Verizon’s “The Verizon Plan“. The Better Choice Plans give customers more data at lesser prices than Verizon‘s plan.

Better Choice Plan Pricing:

S: 3GB for $ 30 M: 6GB for $ 45 L: 12GB for $ 60 XL: 24GB for $ 80 XXL: 40GB for $ 100

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Life on Verizon in an unlocked Android world isn’t as painful as it used to be

The folks at Verizon Wireless have taken a firm stance on only using network-certified phones, but the unlocked experience has created a functional workaround.

As a Verizon Wireless subscriber, watching as the rest of the US carriers get awesome phones and timely updates used to be a regular punch in the face. Nexus phones pass Big Red and laugh, Sony’s amazing hardware shows up with last year’s internals or no fingerprint sensor, and after what happened  [Read More…]

Sprint’s latest plans offer double the data of Verizon plans for the same price

Sprint has introduced a new set of plans, dubbed the Better Choice Plans, which take aim at Verizon’s S, M, L, XL and XXL buckets, but offer double the data for the same price. The carrier has run numerous promotions in the past to get customers to switch to its network, like slashing monthly bills in half, but this is a great way for customers to get large data buckets at a more affordable price.

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Verizon will throw in 2GB of free data if you upgrade on their XL or XXL data plans

Verizon is once again offering an additional 2GB of data per line when adding or upgrading a device to an XL or larger data bucket. In order to get the free data, which is good for the lifetime of your account, you need to be on Verizon’s XL or XXL data buckets. The XL plan comes with 12GB of shareable data, while the XXL bumps it up to 18GB. For each line that you add, or upgrade  [Read More…]

Verizon revives 2GB free data promo for heavier users


Verizon on Monday confirmed it has brought back its 2GB bonus data promotion for users on the XL and XXL plans. Available immediately, both new and existing customers on the 12GB and 18GB data plans will receive extra data each month.

The way it works is pretty simple: all phone lines on either of the two plans receive 2GB of data per month. Sharing across 5 lines? That’s 10GB of extra data  [Read More…]

Verizon is now rolling out Marshmallow to both the LG G3 and G4

Those of you with either the LG G4 or its predecessor, the LG G3, on Verizon – and who are patiently awaiting the arrival of Android 6.0 Marshmallow – will be relieved to learn that the U.S. carrier has commenced the roll out. You should receive the notification to update your smartphone shortly.

If you haven’t yet received the update alert, be sure to give it a number of hours to fully propagate through the system.  [Read More…]

Moto X 2014 for AT&T and Verizon on sale for just $99.99 at Best Buy

If you are looking for a cheap Android smartphone, you might want to consider the Moto X 2014 today. Best Buy is selling both the AT&T and Verizon versions of Motorola’s phone for just $ 99.99 without a contract.

There’s no word on how long this price reduction will last, but since its a President’s Day weekend, it’s likely the sale will stop with the end of the holiday. Since these phones are priced at Best  [Read More…]

Verizon now offers its customers unlimited video streaming over LTE with go90

Verizon Wireless has annoucned that it all of its post-paid customers can now watch video over LTE from the carrier’s go90 streaming service without using up their data pool. This offer is part of go90’s participation in Verizon’s FreeBee sponsored data program.

This agreement encompasses all of go90’s video content, which includes both on-demand and live programming. To take advantage of this offer, customers will need the latest version of the go90 app.

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Verizon issues security update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Verizon is issuing a new update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on its network. Coming after last month’s Android 5.1.1 update, this update changes the software version to LMY47X.N910VVRU2BPA1, and brings optimized device performance, fixes known issues, and applies new security patches.

It could take some time for the update to appear automatically on your Note 4. You can also check for it manually if you wish, by heading to Settings, then About phone and  [Read More…]

Buy one Droid Turbo 2 or Maxx 2 from Verizon, get a second half off

Verizon is looking to make your Valentines Day a bit more special: buy one Droid Turbo 2 or Maxx 2 and get a second half off. That’s right, if you and your sweetheart are looking for new phones, you can get the second at half price for a limited time. Whether you are looking for the unbreakable display found in the Turbo 2, or the extended battery life of the Maxx 2, this deal makes upgrading both  [Read More…]