Tag Archive: Verizon

Verizon re-launching its app store; do we really want it?


V Cast Apps may have been one of the worst attempts at an app store we’ve seen, but Verizon is not giving up. Verizon’s first attempt resulted in an app store that was very difficult to work with (slow and buggy) and had a lack-luster app selection. As a matter of fact the app store never even worked with my HTC Thunderbolt, so it’s been some months since I’ve even been  [Read More…]

HTC Vigor passes through FCC with Verizon LTE on board

HTC Vigor

Let’s be honest for a second here. Not everyone is all gaga for the Verizon branded Nexus/Droid/Galaxy Prime. Whether it’s due to a hatred for Samsung or loyalty to another company, not everyone is going to rush out and buy one. If you’re a fan of Motorola, then you’ve no doubt been drooling over, or cradling, a brand new Bionic. If you’re a fan of HTC devices, then the Vigor  [Read More…]

Motorola Droid Bionic now available from Verizon

Motorola Droid Bionic

And just like that — the waiting for the Motorola Droid Bionic is now over for the most part. If you’ve been holding out to get your hands on one you can now head on over to the Verizon Wireless website and place your order. The buy in cost will set you back $ 300 with a new two-year contract ($ 590 without) but for that money you get a 1Ghz  [Read More…]

Verizon Droid Bionic coming tomorrow (September 8) for $299

Motorola Droid Bionic

Yes, it’s official. No more rumors about specs, no more snooping and interpreting Motorola comments, and no more false starts about release dates. The Motorola Droid Bionic is landing on Verizon September 8, 2011 (tomorrow), and it will cost $ 299 on a 2-year agreement.

Verizon finally confirmed the Droid Bionic’s release in an announcement. The carrier also  [Read More…]

Samsung Stratosphere for Verizon Leaked, 4G LTE in tow

Remember the Samsung sliding QWERTY phone we showed you a few times ago? First we just saw a glimpse of it and then we saw a blurry shot with a lot of info, but now, thanks to a couple images on Pocket-Now, we finally get a full-fledged look at the Samsung SCH-I405 a.k.a Stratosphere.

It’s a good looking device with an impressive sliding keyboard, and word on the street  [Read More…]

Verizon Kicks of NFL Season with Updated NFL Mobile App

Verizon has issued an updated version of their NFL Mobile application just in time for the NFL season to kick off. The key feature this time around is the inclusion of live streaming for ESPN’s Monday Night Football, which gets started on September 12th with a double header (New England Patriots vs Miami Dolphins, Oakland Raiders vs Denver Broncos)!  Other details include demand access to NFL Films, videos  [Read More…]

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…]