Google Wallet For The Verizon Galaxy S4

In the world of mobile payments – that is, using your smartphone to pay for things – Google Wallet is the king of the hill. If you’re not familiar with the service, it’s likely because most U.S. carriers don’t want you using it on their phones. They’ll tell you it’s because of a perceived security [...]


How To Root Your Shiny New Verizon Galaxy S4

Verizon’s version of the Galaxy S4 has been available less than two weeks and already, the gurus over at XDA have it rooted. In fact, they had it done the very next day. The good news is: you don’t have to wipe your phone and reset all your data. The not-so-good news is: you have [...]


Big News For Verizon Customers: The HTC One Is Coming

For all my fellow Verizon customers out there, the wait and speculation is finally over. Just this morning, Verizon announced (via Twitter) that the HTC One will be available “later this summer.” They declined to provide any other details, such as storage size variants, colors, or pricing, but hey, it’s a start. The HTC One [...]


The Numbers Behind Verizon’s Massive 4G LTE Network

Verizon has finally released a complete list of all markets across the U.S. they currently cover with 4G LTE. It’s a lengthy list, just shy of 500 major cities (497 to be exact). In comparison, their closest competitor, AT&T, currently covers 207 major cities. Behind AT&T is Sprint, which currently has 88 markets covered with [...]


Samsung Galaxy S4 Will Go On Sale At Verizon On May 23rd

Verizon announced this morning that general availability of the long-awaited Samsung Galaxy S4 will be next Thursday, May 23. The device will be available on that date for Verizon’s website and in their retail stores. Previously, the release date was scheduled for May 30. As a reminder, you can currently pre-order the Galaxy S4 for [...]


The $99 Nokia Lumia 928 Is Verizon’s New Flagship WP8 Device

Fans of Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 will be pleased to know: next week, beginning on May 16th, the Nokia Lumia 928 will be available for just $99 (with two-year contract and $50 mail-in rebate) from Verizon. The Lumia 928 is Nokia (and Verizon’s) new flagship WP8 device for 2013. Here’s a quick run down on [...]


Do More People Use Free Messaging Apps Or Paid Text Plans?

“Dude, want to hang out tonight?” “Bro, I don’t text, these texts cost me 5 cents every time. You owe me 5 cents.” “Sorry.” “Now it’s 10 cents.” Remember these awkward conversations, circa 2009? Luckily for many of us, these anxious moments of pay per text are gone due to either unlimited texting plans or [...]


Verizon Releases Its Galaxy S4 Details

If you’re with Big Red, you’ve been waiting and watching while all the other major carriers announce the availability of the Samsung Galaxy S4. We still don’t have an exact release date from the nation’s largest carrier, but we do know, thanks to their Twitter account, that we should expect it “in May“. If you [...]


When Can You Buy A Galaxy S4?

Samsung announced more details about the launch of the much-awaited Galaxy S4 this morning. Mum is still the word for a couple major US carriers, though. We know it’ll be coming to the following 7 companies in the US, though. Here’s the most current information we have: AT&T – $199 w/ two-year contract Pre-orders: April [...]


Verizon Just Changed How And When You Can Upgrade

Last Friday, Verizon announced a change to how and when you can upgrade your phone. Instead of letting you upgrade your device 20 months into your 24-month contract, you’ll now have to go the entire 2-year duration of your contract before being able to upgrade (with a discount). Verizon points out that at any time [...]

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