T-Mobile recently had their UNcarrier event which saw a shift from the priority being on two-year agreements to a new system where the customer would simply pay a small downpayment at the time of purchase and then make payments on the handset they choose. Of course, the option to pay for the device in full up front is also available for the customer. The key here though, T-Mobile does not have the same two-year agreement system anymore and it looks like other carriers are watching closely.
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Verizon Wireless and LG have announced the upcoming availability of the Lucid 2 smartphone. As the rumor was calling for, the LG Lucid 2 will be available beginning on April 4. The one catch with that, the April 4 availability is by way of the Verizon Wireless website. The handset will not be available in the retail stores for a few weeks.
Verizon buying out Vodafone's share of Verizon Wireless, however as of today it looks like the Vodafone related rumors have taken another turn. This latest rumor has Verizon partnering up with AT&T in an effort to make a bid for Vodafone. The details are coming by way of the Financial Times’ Alphaville blog who have the price at $245 billion.
T-Mobile and MetroPCS lately, however it looks like Verizon Wireless also has some related news. In short, Verizon Wireless has announced the completion of an acquisition with Mohave Wireless. The financial terms have yet to be disclosed, however it was said that Verizon Wireless acquired Mohave Wireless from Frontier Communications and Rio Virgin.
LG Lucid 2 have begun to surface. Looking back to last week and we were hearing details about how the LG Optimus F5 was going to arrive with Verizon Wireless as the Lucid 2. As of today though, it looks like some additional details have surfaced. In fact, assuming these rumors prove accurate, the one bit we are left wondering about will be the price.
Verizon, after a rather long wait, began updating the Galaxy Nexus to Android 4.2.2 last week. And as one would expect as a follow-up to that, the official factory image has since been posted on the Google Developers page. Basically, this should be good news for those who like to jump from ROM to ROM as this image will provide a simple and easy way to get back to your stock setup.
Verizon Wireless will soon have another app store of sorts. This latest will be a gaming portal and it comes as a result of a partnership between Verizon Wireless and Playphone. Basically, this sounds like something those searching for games may be interested in. Of course, the companies are touting perks for developers as well as the users.
Verizon Wireless is finally rolling out the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update to its Samsung Galaxy Nexus devices. The update is long overdue, especially since owners of the GSM version of the device received the update last month. Many people purchase Nexus devices because they want to receive the latest Android OS updates as quickly as possible (alongside the great specs and affordable price points).
HTC One was going to be coming available with Verizon Wireless. The chatter was suggesting that Verizon was going to launch the One, but that they were going to do it about a month after the other carriers. Well, based on what we are seeing from the HTC USA Twitter account, the One may not be coming to Big Red after all.