Wireless Phone Carriers Like Verizon Now Have The Power To Automatically Block All Unwanted Robocalls

Those robocalls that interrupt dinner or make your phone ring during an important business meeting could soon be coming to an end. This week, the Federal Communications Commission voted to give wireless carriers the power to automatically block unwanted robocalls for all customers. As CNN Business reported, the move is meant to combat a rise […]

Verizon Worker Suspended Weeks Without Pay For Rescuing Cat

While most of us would like to think we’d be rewarded for our heroic efforts, it seems one utility worker was punished for his actions. As reported by Cole And Marmalade, Verizon worker Maurice German found himself thrust into a precarious situation earlier this month. While in the town of Port Richmond, Philadelphia, German was […]

Verizon Accused Of Throttling California Fire Department’s Unlimited Data As They Battled Wildfires

Verizon Wireless stands accused of throttling the California Fire Department’s unlimited data while they worked to battle raging wildfires. An action which they believe would have been prevented if net neutrality rules had remained in place. According to a report from Ars Technica, the shocking details were part of a larger lawsuit with a goal […]

RED Hydrogen One Holographic Smartphone Coming To Verizon And AT&T Subscribers This Year

The RED Hydrogen One, the world’s first holographic phone, will be available to both Verizon and AT&T subscribers before the end of the year. The $1,200 smartphone has a groundbreaking 5.7-inch screen capable of displaying a “better than 3D image” without the need for glasses or an augmented reality headset. Hydrogen One will be the […]

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Promises Lower Prices And 5G Wireless Network

Wireless providers Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile U.S. Inc. have agreed to unite into one company. Provided regulators approve the merger, the combined company will join Verizon and AT&T as a dominant player in the wireless market. Through a unification and consolidation of both Sprint and T-Mobile, the new company stands to save billions of dollars […]

Android Oreo Update Comes To Galaxy Note 8, LG V30, And Razer Phone

The latest Android Oreo firmware has started rolling out to some of the latest mobile phones today. Many users with phones from Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint have reported receiving the update on their devices, such as Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and LG V30. The Verge reported that the rollout is not yet in full swing, […]

2018 MWC Reignites 5G Race: Mobile Industry Might Be The Key To Worldwide 5G Breakthrough

5G was a hot topic at the 2018 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Verizon and Samsung once again spearheaded the conversation and likewise reignited the race to introducing 5G networks in the United States. According to CNET, Verizon and Samsung shared the companies’ joint effort on making 5G a reality at the 2017 MWC […]

The Ajit Pai Effect

On December 14, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal net neutrality. Ever since then, the FCC and the organization’s chairman, Ajit Pai, have been facing continuous criticism. The University of Maryland’s Program for Public Consultation published a poll a few days before the repeal had received a vote. After introducing respondents to the […]

Verizon Updates For Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, Note 5 & S6 Edge With July Security Patch Arrive

Verizon Wireless models of Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, S6 Edge Plus, and Note 5 should each be receiving a new firmware update, which contains the latest security patch alongside other improvements and bug fixes. Knox Business and Enterprise users holding on to their S7 or S7 Edge phones under the U.S. network carrier have […]

Yahoo Closing Down Its Popular News Digest App

Yahoo has announced it is shutting down its award-winning News Digest app, which it bought from a 17-year-old entrepreneur for a reported $30 million. The simplistic news service sent you a “digest” of the top six to eight stories of the day at 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. News Digest launched in January of 2014, […]

Verizon LG Exalt LTE Specs, Price: Here’s What You Need To Know About The New Flip Phone

The new LG Exalt LTE just arrived, a flip phone that connects only to Verizon’s 4G LTE network, ditching the CDMA network entirely. The phone is pretty basic, but the phone calls should sound better. Here’s everything you need to know about it. Verizon’s New Flip Phone Is Dumb There’s nothing advanced about Verizon’s LG […]

These Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge Variants Are Now Getting The Android Nougat Update, Verizon’s Included

The Verizon-branded Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, as well as units in the Canadian market, are starting to receive the Android Nougat update. After releasing the Android 7.0 Nougat upgrade to its variants of Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus several days ago, Verizon is now rolling out the build with […]

T-Mobile Releases Android Nougat Update For Galaxy Note 5 Via Samsung Smart Switch, OTA Rollout Soon

UPDATE: The Android 7.0 Nougat update for T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 is now available. A report from GSM Arena revealed that it is currently accessible via Samsung Smart Switch. OTA rollout is expected to commence soon. Original article follows: Finally, those holding on to their T-Mobile-branded Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will finally be able to […]

Here’s How To Experience The Android 7.1.2 Nougat Update On HTC One M9 & Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

The HTC One M9 and Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S3 can now taste the more advanced version of the Android Nougat through a trusted custom ROM update. Lineage OS has recently been updated to Android 7.1.2 Nougat. An official blog post on the Lineage OS website noted the following. “We’ve merged up the N branch to […]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Update: Verizon & T-Mobile Models Get New Firmware, Red Tint Fix Inbound

U.S. carriers Verizon and T-Mobile have rolled out respective firmware updates for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus bringing in improvements and more. The standard S8 model should be getting the software version number G950USQU1AQD9 while the larger model receives the G955USQU1AQD9 update. Specific details have not been revealed by T-Mobile’s support page when it […]

Verizon’s Firmware Update Status For HTC 10, Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge & Moto Z

The release of Verizon HTC 10’s Android Nougat update is already on the horizon. Also, respective software upgrades are available for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge as well as for the Moto Z units under the U.S. carrier. Mo Versi, HTC’s Vice President of Product Management, revealed via a Twitter post that the […]

LG G6 Launch: Official Specs, Twitter Reactions And More

Finally, the LG G6 is official! Earlier today, the Korean company proudly unveiled its 2017 flagship phone during a launch event at the Mobile World Congress. One of the LG G6’s specs highlighted during its launch is its 5.7-inch “FullVision” display with an aspect ratio of 18:9, a pixel density of 564ppi and a screen […]

Farewell Yahoo, Hello Altaba? Internet Pioneer Company Changing Name Of Remaining Company Portion

https://rumble.com/embed/vf12r/ Yahoo!, the internet search engine and technology company, has been around since the earliest boom of the internet. Founded in 1994 by two college students, it was once the most popular websites on the internet. Many people had a @yahoo.com email address or spent their free time messaging friends on Yahoo Messenger. Now, it […]

Verizon Updates: Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S5, Note 5, HTC 10 & More Receive Latest Security Patch

Ending 2016 with a treat, Verizon has released a wave of security updates to numerous Android smartphones. In total, 11 Android smartphone models should be receiving a firmware update from the Big Red bringing in the most recent security patch. According to GSM Arena, an update is s available each for the Verizon-branded variants of […]

LG V20 Promotion: How To Get Free Earphones Worth $149 And Up To $300 Credit

An LG V20 promotion is currently ongoing wherein a free pair of earphones worth $149 will be yours if you’ve bought or if you will get LG’s latest smartphone offering. The deal is open for unlocked and branded LG V20s, but those taking it from select US carriers can also get trade-in credits. LG’s current […]

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Update: iOS 10.0.3 Now Available To Address Verizon LTE Connectivity Problems

An iOS update for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus was released just recently by Apple. Bringing iOS 10 to version 10.0.3, it seems like the firmware update is particularly useful for Verizon customers. According to the Verge, iOS 10.0.3 was rolled out mainly to fix the LTE connectivity issues experienced by iPhone 7 and […]

Hurricane Matthew: Verizon Offers Unlimited Data, Text, And Talk For Affected Counties

Even as Hurricane Matthew continues to batter the southeast U.S. seaboard in spite of it weakening slightly over the past few days, several areas have been reportedly inundated by the torrential rainfall that the hurricane brought with it. According to ABC News, there have been 13 confirmed deaths so far that have been caused directly […]

Verizon Updates Samsung Galaxy Note 7 With Recall Notice & Safe Unit Indicator, Galaxy Tab S Gets Android Marshmallow

Verizon Wireless recently rolled out an update for Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Also, it’s Galaxy Tab S units are currently getting the Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS update. By now, every Note 7 user must have already heard about the massive recall that Samsung implemented for the smartphone due to reported explosions caused by faulty batteries. […]

Verizon Updates: New Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge Firmware Released, Galaxy Note 7 Recall Addressed

Verizon Wireless’ variants of Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are now receiving another firmware update. Moreover, the mobile network carrier has already provided a statement regarding the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall announced by the Seoul tech giant today. The new software available for the Verizon model of the 2016 Samsung flagship devices […]

T-Mobile Embraces New Unlimited Data Plans, But There Is A Catch

In the past four years, T-Mobile has gone from being considered an industry joke (at least compared to carriers such as Verizon and AT&T) to leading the industry with groundbreaking plans, all while providing good coverage. According to Ars Technica, T-Mobile has decided to do away with all their tiered data plans. “T-Mobile USA has […]

What Is The Huffington Post Without Huffington?: Co-Founder Steps Down

https://rumble.com/embed/vd95f/ Coincidently, after John Oliver’s exceptional discussion about journalism on Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, Arianna Huffington, co-founder, editor-in-chief, and president of The Huffington Post, has decided to step down to focus on new adventures. Her next project? A health-and-wellness start up. Called Thrive Global, the company aims to “change the way we work […]

New Yahoo Finance Called ‘Slow,’ Will It Remain Free With Verizon?

More than one user has voiced the opinion that the new Yahoo Finance, the most-read financial website and publication in the world, is “slow.” Leigh Drogen tweeted that the new Yahoo Finance is “interminably slow.” Investor Ideas called the new Yahoo Finance a “mess.” Luckily for heavy users, Yahoo Finance Canada and Yahoo Finance U.K. […]

Verizon To Announce Yahoo Acquisition For $5 Billion Tomorrow

Verizon has finally breached the line and will be soon announcing its acquisition of Yahoo for nearly $5 billion. Yahoo has probably seen its better days, but with the recent reports coming out of the company that had “for sale” signs all over it, Verizon has been eager now for months to swallow up the […]

Verizon Wireless Data: Company Warns ‘Excessive Data Users’ Of Possible Service Termination

Verizon Wireless has warned a small percentage of their customers that they are going to have to pay up or have their service disconnected. According to Verizon, customers that use “excessive data” (think hundreds of times the data used by your average Verizon customer) and who are also lucky enough to still have an unlimited […]

Unions Ratify Deal With Verizon: Big Wins From Strike Solidified Until 2019

On Friday unions ratified a deal, “overwhelmingly,” with Verizon Wireless, officially ending a high-profile labor dispute dating to August 2015 says a press release from the CWA union. The Communications Workers of America and International (CWA) Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) unions had been bargaining with Verizon since the last contract ended last summer. The […]

Verizon To Bid $3 Billion For Yahoo Core Internet Business

Verizon is planning to bid $3 billion for Yahoo’s core internet business, according to reports. Although company representatives refused to discuss the rumor, “a person familiar with the matter” said the communications company is expected to join TPG Capital in the second round of bidding. At this time, it is unclear whether Verizon and TPG […]

‘Can You Hear Me Now?’ — Famous Verizon Guy Paul Marcarelli Switches To Sprint

Paul Marcarelli is the famous face behind the Verizon “Can You Hear Me Now?” commercials… except now he’s not. Paul debuted in a new commercial for Sprint on Monday and proclaimed that he had switched sides in the war over who is the nation’s best cellular service. In the video below, Marcarelli boldly proclaims his […]

Motorola RAZR Comeback Is Not What It Seems To Be

A random Motorola advertisement featuring the infamous Motorola RAZR has sent social media abuzz with rumors of its return. The video, simply titled “Moto 06.09.16″ provides little in the way of clues regarding what it is meant to introduce to the masses, leading to the rumors of the Moto RAZR’s return. People from all around […]

Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update Released For Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Verizon’s variant of Samsung Galaxy Note 4 can now be installed with the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update. According to GSM Arena, the firmware carries build number N910VVRU2CPD1. The firmware is available via an Over-the-Air update process, but similar to other OTA releases, it may take a while for the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update to hit […]

Bernie Sanders Welcomes Verizon CEO’s Contempt After Calling The Company Greedy

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam lashed out at Bernie Sanders following his statements in New York’s Washington Square Park. Hours after Sanders’ participation at the strike alongside Verizon employees, McAdam reacted to the senator’s speech. Sanders called out Verizon for being a poster child for greed. He acknowledged the union members because, despite the price they […]

Verizon Sneaks In $20 Phone Upgrade Fee — And People Are NOT Happy

No, it’s not a belated April Fool’s Day joke; if you’re a Verizon customer hoping to upgrade your phone, prepare to pay out a $20 fee for the privilege. MacRumors was able to get its hands on a leaked document demonstrating a plan to quietly introduce the new $20 fee on April 4. “Verizon customers […]

Improved Wireless Coverage: Your 911 Calls Are Major Concern For The FCC

Improved wireless coverage is a major concern for the FCC and cellular service providers. According to the Pew Research Center, two-thirds of Americans own smart phones. And as of 2015, at least seven percent of Americans are entirely dependent on their phones for internet access because they have “neither traditional broadband service at home, nor […]

Steve Harvey ‘Ballogizes’ In T-Mobile’s Competitive Super Bowl Ad

Once again, Steve Harvey is apologizing. But this time, he’s not asking forgiveness for anything that he has said or done. Instead, he’s the spokesman for T-Mobile. In December 2015, Verizon released a new television commercial. Verizon used colored balls to represent their statistics alongside those of AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. In each category, Verizon […]

Want To Watch Super Bowl 2016 On Your iPhone, iPad, Android Phone Or Tablet? There’s An App For That

Kickoff time for Super Bowl 50 is just hours away and many NFL fans are wondering how to watch the Broncos vs Panthers game on their iPhone, iPad, or Android mobile device. #SB50 weekend is here! pic.twitter.com/xACVJkLBpl — Super Bowl 50 (@superbowl50) February 6, 2016 Whether you are at work or on-the-go during game time […]

Verizon Announces Unexpected Growth Levels As Foxconn Sets Sights On Takeover Of iPhone Screen Manufacturer

Telecommunications giant Verizon has reported impressive results for its fourth quarter, results that exceeded analysts expectations. The company added 1.5 million new wireless customers during this period and reported adjusted earnings of 89 cents per share. The additions increased Verizon’s customer base to 106.5 million postpaid connections, up 4.4 percent over 2014. Verizon’s reported fourth […]

Sprint And Verizon Will Offer Users A ‘Cramming’ Refund

If you are a subscriber for Sprint or Verizon, you are eligible for a “cramming” refund. Tech Times has the news. “In the midst of the holidays and preparing for New Year’s celebrations, Verizon and Sprint customers shouldn’t forget to cash in on their refunds. Both companies have set a Dec. 31 deadline for customers […]

Verizon Wireless Finally Offers Wi-Fi Calling

Verizon Wireless, the biggest wireless telecommunications provider in America, will finally get ready to do what other U.S. carriers — T-Mobile, Sprint and AT&T Mobility — have been doing: offer their customers wi-fi calling. Verizon will be accommodating hearing and speech-impaired users through their recently acquired temporary Federal Communications Commission exemption from rules which require […]

Verizon First To Provide Roaming Services In Cuba, As Obama Plans To Relax Trade And Travel Restrictions

Verizon will be the first company offering its customers roaming wireless access in Cuba, reports The Globe and Mail. From next week, Verizon customers will be able to use the Verizon network cellphones to make calls, send messages and download data with their cellphones while traveling on Cuban soil. The Verizon Pay-As-You-Go International Travel option […]

Free Streaming TV From Verizon Soon To Be On Your Phone Or Tablet

Streaming TV service options just got larger and more free. Soon, Verizon will have its own streaming TV app available on your phone or tablet. And, you don’t have to be a Verizon subscriber to get it. Verizon’s new service will be called Go90 and it is specifically targeted to 18-34 year olds. Since most […]

Verizon Eliminates Year-Long Contracts, Starts Month-To-Month Cell Plans

Verizon is jumping on the month-to-month bandwagon, following T-Mobile and AT&T’s model of eliminating annoying year, or multi-year contracts. Earlier this year, John Stratton at Verizon hinted about the upcoming switch away from long-term contracts and into a pay-as-you-go model. Stratton told investors that cell phones without contracts were what customers wanted, and that short-term […]

HBO Now Is Coming To Verizon Wireless

HBO Now, the cable company’s fledgling streaming service, will now be available to a much wider market thanks to a deal announced Tuesday with Verizon. Variety reports that Verizon has agreed to sell HBO Now to its broadband customers. Under the agreement, HBO Now will be available to both Verizon’s wireline customers and its 100 […]

Upcoming Verizon Video Service To Be Called ‘Go90’

A report by Variety said that the upcoming online video service from Verizon will be called Go90. Though the upcoming service wasn’t a secret, its name was definitely a surprise to some people. TheVerge’s Chris Welch thought the name of the service was fairly outrageous. “That’s some absolutely horrid, nonsensical branding, but the actual product […]

iPhone 5 Trade-In Worth More Now Than Ever: How Much Can You Get For Your Old iPhone?

As fans eagerly await the arrival of the next iPhone model to launch within the next few months, it appears Apple has taken initiative to increase the amount of store credit and trade-in value of existing iPhone devices in retail stores, namely, the iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, and iPhone 5s, and even older models, such […]

Verizon And Sprint May Have To Refund Customers $120 Million

Verizon and Sprint are accused of illegally billing their customers more than $100 million in unauthorized third-party charges. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Verizon and Sprint consumers that clicked on free digital content, like daily horoscopes or ring tones, were charged without the customer knowing they were being charged and without their […]

Verizon To Buy AOL In $4.4 Billion Deal Aimed At Mobile Video

Verizon Communications has announced its plans to buy AOL for a price of $4.4 billion, part of a bet that future growth avenues will come from a push into mobile video and associated advertising. AOL Chief Executive Officer Tim Armstrong will stay in his job as part of the deal, as Reuters notes, while AOL […]