Verizon Makes DROID MAXX 2 and DROID Turbo 2 Available Today
Oct30

Verizon Makes DROID MAXX 2 and DROID Turbo 2 Available Today

Verizon has a brand new line up of DROID smartphones built by Motorola. The exclusive handsets are the just launched DROID Turbo 2 and the DROID MAXX 2. Big Red, the largest carrier in the United States has revealed that the devices are available to purchase from today off contract in one upfront payment. These devices are available worldwide, the DROID MAXX 2 is the Moto X Play and the DROID Turbo 2 is the Moto X Force, but in the...

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Verizon Announces Microsoft Lumia 735
Jun19

Verizon Announces Microsoft Lumia 735

Verizon has revealed today that it will be offering the Microsoft Lumia 735 in the United States, the first time the device will be available in the country (with a major carrier) since it launched last year. The largest carrier in the U.S. will offer the handset from today, giving Microsoft the biggest network in its homeland to try and pick up sales. It has been known for some time that Big Red would start carrying the Lumia 735, so...

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LG and Verizon Partner for G Pad X 8.3
May28

LG and Verizon Partner for G Pad X 8.3

LG has partnered with Verizon Wireless (the biggest carrier in the U.S.) and announced a new tablet, the LG G Pad X 8.3. The slate is an updated sequel a true to 2013’s original G Pad 8.3. While that was the big news, Verizon also confirmed that it will begin selling LG’s G4 flagship, with the handset landing on Big Red June 4th. The G Pad X 8.3 lands with solid specs, such as an 8.3-inch IPS screen with Full HD resolution, providing...

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How To: Opting Out of Verizon’s Super Cookie Tracking
Apr03

How To: Opting Out of Verizon’s Super Cookie Tracking

Verizon the largest wireless carrier here in the States was called out by the Senate’s Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation for their data collecting program on their users actions.  At that point there was no way to stop Verizon from collecting this information or "cookies" on you and it was given the nickname "super cookie".   Now it seems that after some pressure from the US government and privacy groups Verizon will...

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Google Takes It’s Ball and Goes Home Softcard to be an Android Only App
Feb26

Google Takes It’s Ball and Goes Home Softcard to be an Android Only App

In a move that I guess shouldn't really surprise anyone Google has pulled the mobile wallet service Softcard from all App Stores and is only bringing it back for Android devices.  For those of you not familiar with the service Softcard is a NFC based mobile wallet that allows you swipe to pay for items it was bought by Google few months back. This move is to compete with Apple Pay...Softcard was the payment system backed by all the...

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Verizon launches the excellent Motorola DROID Turbo
Oct28

Verizon launches the excellent Motorola DROID Turbo

There is a school of thought that the exclusive carrier device is a thing of the past, and that launching a device exclusively in this manner hurts sales. That is almost certainly true, but if the business model is dying out, what an amazing swansong Verizon is giving it with the DROID range. Always excellent, the DROID’s took a new direction into near perfection today with the launch of the DROID Turbo. Based off Motorola’s Moto X,...

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