Tag Archive: Verizon


Samsung Illusion and Pantech Breakout LTE Leaked with Verizon Branding

Verizon is the largest mobile network provider in the USA and they offer up quite a large number of Android powered phones. Verizon always has a few phones up their sleeves and the Samsung Illusion and Pantech Breakout are a couple of them. Our friends over at Pocket-Now got their hands on images of the Illusion and Breakout, and both are actually kind of entry-level devices. Talking about the  [Read More…]

Verizon Lures Smart Phone Buyers with $100 Trade-In Coupon

So you’ve decided that you’re ready to pick up an Android handset but you’re undecided as to which carrier is right for you. Verizon, hoping to sway you just a little bit, recently introduced a new trade-in/rebate program. It works like this – buy a new smart phone, trade in your old one, and receive a $ 100 gift card. The promotion runs  [Read More…]

Verizon Announces Gingerbread Update for Droid 2

We have a feeling that many of you guys already know this but Verizon has announced that the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update has begun rolling out for the Droid 2. Of course it’s not just a simple OS upgrade as it also includes new apps, features, and improvements.   If you happen to own one of these handset and haven’t updated the device yet, you should be on the  [Read More…]

[RUMOR] Samsung DROID Prime to be first Ice Cream Sandwich device, exclusive to Verizon

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The Nexus Prime rumor mill is up and at it again.  BGR is reporting that the flagship Ice Cream Sandwich device will not be a Nexus device at all. Instead, the hotly-anticipated device will be launched in October as the Samsung DROID Prime.

For those hoping the next platform flagship device would come to multiple carriers, we have some bad news for you; the DROID Prime will be a Verizon exclusive  [Read More…]

One-of-a-kind Verizon Samsung Galaxy S II not found on Amazon [the old switcheroo]

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Take a look at the picture you see here.  Clear your head and take a long hard look at it (we’ll wait).  See it yet?  I’ll give a hint — it’s not a Samsung Galaxy S II with a big juicy Verizon logo up top, no matter how bad we all wanted it to be.  When we read the caption attached to this picture uploaded at Amazon, things start to make some  [Read More…]

Pantech Breakout another Verizon LTE Android phone?

Pantech Breakout LTE

While it may not be sporting the best hardware specs, the Pantech Breakout may have have one big thing going for it — it looks to be a Verizon LTE device, according to this shot we just got from a tipster.  That’s not saying the specs are bad — 1GHz CPU, 512MB RAM, front and rear cameras and running Gingerbread — and it sounds like something we all would have  [Read More…]

No Galaxy S II for Verizon Customers

Samsung Galaxy S II

So, you’ve been holding off from upgrading your flagging device to wait for the blazing fast Samsung Galaxy S II. You thought you wouldn’t have to wait long, but then the release was pushed back to Q3, even though the whole of  [Read More…]

Verizon Support Page Brings Droid 2 Owners One Step Closer to Gingerbread

Motorola Droid 2 owners are now one step closer to finally receiving Gingerbread according to a couple of Verizon support pages that went live yesterday. It’s been a long time coming for proud owners of the Droid 2 patient enough to remain unrooted. Barring any unforeseen issues, an OTA Gingerbread update for the Droid 2 should be ready to roll out very soon. Software update 4.5.601.A955.Verizon.en.US is  [Read More…]

Verizon won’t have a Galaxy S II variant, WSJ says, citing anonymous sources

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The Wall Street Journal — citing the ever-popular “people familiar with the plans” — is reporting that Verizon won’t be introducing a variant of the Samsung Galaxy S II at next week’s event in New York City. That might or might not be an interesting shift from what everybody’s suspected — that just like the original Galaxy S roll-out last year, we’ll see variants on all four major U.S. carriers.

Verizon spokewoman Brendra Raney apparently  [Read More…]