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Nokia Lumia Icon & Lumia 930 Review: Windows Phone, Premium
Apr 28, 2014 - in Reviews
We took Nokia's Lumia Icon for a month-long test to really experience life with the company's flagship Windows Phone 8-based platform. Some of the benchmark results from this Snapdragon 800-powered powerhouse may surprise you.
Verizon Will Publish Transparency Report Next Quarter
Dec 19, 2013 - in News
Verizon will cough up a transparency report next year.
Verizon Won't Activate New Nexus 7 Until KitKat Update
Nov 7, 2013 - in News
A problem with Android 4.3 and the new Nexus 7 4G LTE is preventing the device access to Verizon's network.
Verizon Launching a Branded 7-inch Tablet on Thursday
Nov 6, 2013 - in News
Verizon is launching the first device in its new Ellipsis line.
Verizon Answering to FCC Over Nexus 7 "Block"
Sep 22, 2013 - in News
Verizon is supposedly violating open access rules by not supporting the new Nexus 7 4G LTE tablet.
Report: Verizon Looking to Buy Canada's Wind Mobile
Jun 29, 2013 - in News
Could Verizon be headed up North?
Galaxy S4: AT&T Shipping Earlier, Verizon Signup Starts
Apr 22, 2013 - in News
Verizon enables email update service for the Galaxy S4; AT&T moves launch dates all around.
Verizon Confirms 12-Month No Contract Smartphone Payments
Apr 16, 2013 - in News
Verizon is adding $350+ smartphones to its Device Payment Plan setup starting Sunday.
Verizon and AT&T Might Buy European Carrier Vodafone
Apr 6, 2013 - in News
Verizon and AT&T might be joining forces to buy Vodafone for $245 billion.
Verizon Sees End of Subsidies, Partners with Vodafone
Mar 6, 2013 - in News
Verizon Wireless sees the end of smartphone subsidies in the near future. Meanwhile, parent company Verizon Communications is looking to end its relationship with Vodafone.
Senator Working on Bill To Make Phone Unlocking Legal Again
Mar 5, 2013 - in News
A U.S. senator plans to introduce a bill that will make unlocking smartphones legal.
Former Sony Ericsson CEO, Ex-Verizon CTO Joins BlackBerry
Feb 8, 2013 - in News
Pair will contribute to BlackBerry with their "talent and industry knowledge".
Verizon Now Selling New Mobile Hotspot for $20
Jan 31, 2013 - in News
This 4G LTE Hotspot will be a mere $20 after a $50 mail-in rebate and signing a 2-year contract with Verizon Wireless.
AT&T Buys Verizon Spectrum For $1.9 Billion
Jan 25, 2013 - in News
Spectrum is part of U.S. carrier's 700MHz B block.
Pantech Perception Smartphone Leaked
Jan 14, 2013 - in News
Powered by 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 system-on-a-chip.
AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile to Carry BlackBerry 10
Jan 10, 2013 - in News
Upcoming RIM platform launches on January 30, 2013.
Verizon Activated Record 9.8 Million Smartphones in Q4 2012
Jan 9, 2013 - in News
U.S. carrier activated a "higher mix of Apple smartphones."
Verizon Announces Samsung's Ativ Odyssey Windows Phone
Jan 8, 2013 - in News
Marks Samsung's first Windows Phone launch in the U.S.
Screenovate Miracast Plus Wirelessly Links Smartphone, HDTV
Jan 7, 2013 - in News
This new tech will be based on Miracast and allow device owners to beam content to a compatible device.
Verizon Expands 4G LTE Coverage to 470 Markets
Dec 20, 2012 - in News
U.S. carrier adds 29 new markets across America, bringing total coverage to 250 million consumers.
AT&T Once Again Named Worst-Rated Carrier in U.S.
Nov 29, 2012 - in News
Verizon named leading major carrier.
Verizon's Piracy Effort Includes Throttling Repeat Offenders
Nov 17, 2012 - in News
Verizon will throttle the internet connection of repeat offenders.
HTC Announces Droid DNA Smartphone With 5'' 1080p LCD
Nov 13, 2012 - in News
Handset goes on sale on November 21.
Verizon Aiming to Complete 4G LTE Rollout by Mid-2013
Nov 9, 2012 - in News
Quarter of a billion consumers currently covered by Verizon's LTE network.
Verizon Opens Pre-Orders for WP8 Phones from HTC, Nokia
Nov 8, 2012 - in News
Starting Friday, Verizon customers can pre-purchase the Windows Phone 8X by HTC and the Nokia Lumia 822.
HTC DNA Showcased in Leaked Photo
Nov 7, 2012 - in News
Droid DNA set to be announced next week.
Report: HTC to Announce 1080p Droid Device Next Week
Nov 6, 2012 - in News
Verizon will be exclusive U.S. carrier.
Verizon Closing In-House App Store in January
Nov 5, 2012 - in News
Verizon Wireless is closing its Android app store as of January 2013.
U.S. Carriers Agree to Deny Service to Stolen Phones
Nov 1, 2012 - in News
Under the new system, a stolen phone wouldn't work on any network.
60% of Smartphones Sold on AT&T, Verizon Were iPhones
Oct 31, 2012 - in News
Apple's handset still dominates U.S. market five years after release.