Verizon has announced they will be launching a new "Total Mobile Protection" service plan this week. This plan will include a wide variety of options such as a premium level of tech support, to protection against malware and insurance to help cover the cost of a lost or stolen device. Verizon is pushing this as offering "peace of mind" and has it priced at $10 per month.
LG G2 smartphone has officially launched for those in the US. The handset is now widely available with a trio of carriers including Verizon Wireless, AT&T and T-Mobile. The price points are similar across the carriers, however as we have been seeing lately, they each have a few purchase options available. Regardless of the carrier though, you will be getting a handset with a 5.2-inch display that is powered by a Snapdragon 800 processor.
Moto X is available with a wide variety of US carriers at this point, however your ability to tinker with the phone will vary depending on which carrier you have. Motorola does offer an option to unlock the bootloader, however that option is not available for those with AT&T and Verizon Wireless. But official paths aside, it looks like someone has managed to get past some of the blocks and has achieved root access on the Verizon Moto X.
AT&T and Verizon Wireless have closed a business deal that will see the companies swap some 4G LTE. In a deal reportedly worth roughly $1.9 billion, AT&T has just bought tons of spectrum from Verizon Wireless. The two first agreed to the deal back in January as Verizon was snapping up spectrum from others, and now it's a done deal. Read on to see how this will improve AT&T's offering.
announced the Vivid Blue color for their flagship HTC One smartphone. After seeing countless leaks and rumors, not to mention talk of carrier exclusives, today we can finally put it all to rest. Carphone Warehouse has that exclusive in the UK, but in the US Best Buy will have the exclusive of a Metallic Blue HTC One. Even more important though is the carriers.
Verizon pulls of an unusual and surprising move, releasing an update to its Motorola Droid X. While not bringing in anything earth-shattering, the update does include fixes and improvements that should make current owners of the three year old device feel less abandoned.
HTC One. After multiple tips mentioned a blue version of their beautiful anodized aluminum smartphone was coming soon to Verizon, the company announced the "Vivid Blue" model this week. However, we quickly learned it would be a Carphone Warehouse exclusive. Now though, pics of the blue model for Verizon have surfaced in a few Best Buy shops.
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will be heading to five US carriers, of which we have seen confirmation of the release coming from four. The one missing at this time is US Cellular, however perhaps more important for today is the pre-order availability with two of those carries. Those include Verizon Wireless and AT&T and each have the Galaxy Note 3 available for pre-order as of today.
LG G2 smartphone. Verizon has said the handset would be available beginning on September 12th and that it will be selling for $199.99 on a two-year agreement. As a comparison, T-Mobile will have the LG G2 available beginning on September 18th.