Tag Archive: Verizon


Verizon muddles its unlimited plan, will begin throttling all video

Video throttling is back for all Verizon subscribers, and it seems here to stay.

Back in February, Verizon rolled out a decent new unlimited plan, saying that mobile videos would be presented at the quality the services offered them at. Today, alongside the announcement of new unlimited plans, it has gone back on that, saying that video will indeed be throttled to 720p for most customers, and in some cases to 480p, starting August 23. Some users started noticing  [Read More…]

Verizon uses Qualcomm’s new X20 modem to go beyond 1Gbps wireless speeds

Qualcomm, Ericsson and Verizon have successfully reached 1.07 gbps download speeds on LTE.

While 5G is a ways away, there’s still some growing room for 4G LTE. Qualcomm has been field testing its X20 LTE modem, which will allow for a theoretical limit of 1.2Gbps download speeds on cellular connections. Now, Verizon, Ericsson and Qualcomm have announced they were able to achieve a stable 1.07Gbps in lab conditions.

The test uses a combination of 12 separate LTE streams on  [Read More…]

The best Android phones at Verizon (August 2017)

What are the best phones to purchase at Verizon this month? Take a look!

Motorola’s Gamepad Mod is a Verizon exclusive, ships Aug. 25 for $79.99

Motorola’s new Gamepad Moto Mod is coming to Verizon — and only Verizon — this month.

Ever since we heard about Motorola’s upcoming Gamepad Mod for the Moto Z series, it’s been top-of-mind for gadgets to try. Well, that will soon be possible when the add-on goes on sale exclusively at Verizon on August 25 for $ 79.99.

Yes, along with a red-hued JBL SoundBoost 2 speaker Mod, the Moto Gamepad will be sold only at Verizon stores and  [Read More…]

Verizon thinks customers want a rewards program for paying their bill

Yes, this is just what we all wanted.

As the U.S. carriers have increasingly similar services and devices available, they’re all looking for something to differentiate themselves with. Verizon thinks that a rewards program is what people have been craving, so it made one — called “Verizon Up.”

The premise of Verizon Up is pretty simple: pay your monthly bill, and as you spend, you earn credit that can be redeemed for rewards or experiences. Every $  [Read More…]

ASUS ZenFone AR comes to Verizon for $650

The first phone with both VR and AR capabilities has debuted on Verizon.

Verizon is launching a bunch of new devices, including the massive battery-clad [Moto E4 Plus]https://www.androidcentral.com/moto-e4-plus-coming-us-august-3), but the main event is a phone that was announced all the way back at CES: the ASUS ZenFone AR.

The promise of a phone that combines Google’s nascent Tango and Daydream technologies in one device has been a long time coming, and Verizon appears to be the only  [Read More…]

Verizon adds the ASUS Zenfone AR, ZenPad Z8s, and prepaid Moto E4 Plus to its lineup

As anticipated, the ASUS Zenfone AR has finally landed on the market in the US. The Tango and Daydream-enabled phone is now available for pre-order at Verizon with a full retail price of $ 648. Alternatively customers can grab it for $ 0 down and $ 27/month for 24 months. Below you’ll find the ASUS Zenfone AR’s spec […]

ASUS Zenfone AR tipped to arrive at Verizon on August 3

Introduced back at CES 2017, the ASUS Zenfone AR has yet to become available for purchase in the US. Back in May, a press release issued by ASUS revealed the phone will launch as a Verizon exclusive this summer. Now it appears we finally have a launch date. According to The Android Report who apparently […]

Verizon Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge Plus get July 2017 Security Patch

Verizon have started pushing out the July Android security update to all Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge Plus models. Verizon’s variants of the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus are currently receiving the update version G928VVRU3CQF3, with the Galaxy Note 5 being upgraded to the build N920VVRU3CQF3. While the updates deliver important Android security patches, […]

Moto GamePad Mod now up for pre-order, exclusively from Verizon

Announced back in June alongside the Moto Z2 Play, the Moto GamePad Mod is finally available for pre-order as a Verizon exclusive. Gaming fans who want to transform their Moto Z2 Play (or Moto Z2 Force or the older Moto Z) into a wide-format handheld gaming console can grab one for $ 79.99. However, be warned […]