Tag Archive: Verizon


Leaked Samsung Galaxy Nexus page points towards Verizon exclusivity

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Just hours before Google is set to take Hong Kong by storm and bring us the latest information on Ice Cream Sandwich and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, a place-holder page has gone up on Samsung.com that gives some insight on how availability of the Nexus might play out.

Found by simply searching for “Galaxy Nexus” on Samsung’s website, the listing that comes up shows not only the backside of the Galaxy  [Read More…]

Verizon data struggling tonight

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Yep, looks like Verizon’s in the midst of a pretty widespread data issue tonight, if you folks on Twitter are any indication. Could be worse, we suppose, but any outage is a bad outage, even if it is Sunday evening. Hope Verizon’s IT folks didn’t have anything planned.

Anyhoo, voice your displeasure in the comments.

Galaxy Nexus shows up in Verizon, Best Buy systems

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With the continuing hype of the Galaxy Nexus (Nexus Prime), more details and leaks have started to flood the internet. We now have another announcement date in Hong Kong set for October 19, the Ice Cream Sandwich statue is up, and the next Nexus device is now showing up in retail systems.

Our friends at Droid-Life received a couple treats from some ninjas at Verizon and Best Buy. These companies seem to  [Read More…]

Verizon introduces Mobile UC enterprise client at CTIA

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Verizon has focused heavily on connecting Enterprise-ready software with your smartphone at this year’s CTIA conference, and yesterday it announced its next step. The Mobile Unified Communicaitons Client (Mobile UC), availble on the Droids X, X2, 2 and 2 Global, and the Pro. Verizon says that more manufacturers and models will be compatable soon.

Mobile UC is designed to connect your personal and business numbers and make both simultanesouly available on your  [Read More…]

Samsung Stratosphere available today from Verizon Wireless

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We have heard about the Samsung Stratosphere for a while now, and we have anxiously been awaiting it’s official release on Verizon Wireless, and the day has come. If our hands-on got you excited, and you are in need of a new device will you be looking into this one? This 4G LTE 1GHz powered, 4-inch sliding QWERTY is priced at $ 199 on a two year agreement, and for those looking  [Read More…]

Verizon makes changes to privacy policy, makes you opt-out

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On today’s episode of “Who’s using my personal data for corporate gain?” we have Verizon Wireless, who announced some changes to their privacy policy yesterday. With this change, Verizon will now begin storing your device’s location as well as web sites you visit while connected to their network, and will use that information to both serve you more customized advertisements and for Verizon’s internal marketing and business reports. Additionally, this information may be shared  [Read More…]

Verizon posts Motorola Xoom LTE HLK75D update changelog

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If you sent your Motorola Xoom off to get its 4G upgrade, you no doubt noticed the OTA update that was waiting for you when you got it back. You did get it back, right? What that update contained was never really mentioned but Verizon has now posted the changelog:

Device Features

Android™ Market has been updated. When toggling between Airplane Mode, you will no longer receive the following error  [Read More…]

Amazon Wireless drops all Verizon phones to a penny, including the Droid Bionic

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Amazon Wireless has a pretty fantastic deal going for new Verizon customers right now. You can get any handset you want on Big Red for just a penny with a new 2-year contract, including free 2-day shipping.

To be clear, when they say everything, they mean everything. The Motorola Droid Bionic, Samsung Droid Charge[Read More…]

Verizon wants to monitor your web habits, if this bothers you — opt out

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Priacy policies. A touchy subject for some and if you’re a Verizon customer who is concerned with such things you’ll want to make sure you’re up-to-date on some new privacy policy changes happening.

Verizon has updated some of their terms this week and those updates, now state that Verizon will use your info for “certain business and marketing reports” and for “making mobile ads you see more relevant.”  In other words, Verizon will  [Read More…]

Motorola unveils Lapdock 100 for Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and AT&T

Well, we knew eventually Motorola was going to deliver some top notch accessories to go hand and hand with its new line of mobile devices. Moto has just unveiled its Lapdock 100, which is compatible with the Atrix 2, Photon 4G and Droid Bionic. This new dock will also be compatible with future webtop-enabled Motorola devices.

The Lapdock 100 allows smartphone owners to view multiple windows  [Read More…]