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Tears for Tiers: A Look Inside Verizon’s Imminent Tiered Data Pricing

I’m sure by now you’ve heard about Verizon’s plan to adopt tiered data pricing. The blogs have been buzzing about it, readers have been flaming about it, and trolls… well… they’ve been trolling about it. I can’t say I’m surprised about the move, considering I’ve been a guinea pig to corporate greed for many years now. I’m often asking myself: “Why do I allow these companies to continually rip me off?” And, like most people, I just sit there and take it. Sure, we’ll complain about it, but do we ever do anything about it? I mean, if Verizon is such a bastardization of a company, why don’t we just switch carriers?

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Verizon Set to Offer Tiered Data on July 7

Verizon is ready to add their name to the growing list of carriers offering tiered data plans come next month. According to information passed to Droid-Life, Verizon will be offering

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Verizon’s Next Honeycomb Tablet leaked, XOOM 2?

Now it looks like Vzw has something new and big up their sleeves. Our friends over at Droid-Life spotted a video on YouTube that’s actually a Verizon ad showing of the next Honeycomb tablet. The video was made private, but they were smart enough to save a screenshot. It’s neither the Motorola XOOM nor Galaxy Tab 10.1. My guess is that this is probably a successor to the XOOM and it’s actually the Motorola tablet that was leaked a few weeks ago.

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Verizon Announces 4G LTE Version of Galaxy Tab

Before you run off and grab yourself a Wi-Fi version of the Galaxy Tab 10.1, Verizon would like you to consider their 4G LTE model of the tablet. The 16GB

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Droid 3 Shows Up in Verizon Device Management Pages

If you are still waiting to upgrade to a new device, you might want to keep the Droid 3 in mind. Android Central recently reported on this device showing up in

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Verizon Releases the LG Revolution, Droid X2, and Xperia Play

Just a reminder that the LG Revolution, Droid X2, and Sony Ericsson Xperia Play are all available from Verizon as of yesterday. One of these devices fits just about everyone.

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Verizon to Commence Gingerbread Update for Droid X

Droid X owners are advised to be on the lookout for a new software update this Friday.  Starting on May 27th, the carrier will begin deploying Android 2.3 Gingerbread to

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Verizon Finally Announces $249 LG Revolution for May 26 (Tomorrow)

Verizon, in an 11th hour press release, has finally confirmed that the LG Revolution will join their smart phone lineup tomorrow, May 26th. The LG handset had been rumored for

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Verizon Launching Over 5 New 4G Areas On June 16th

According to Verizon Wireless, the carrier will continue launching their new 4G LTE service across a slew of new cities on June 16th. The following locations have been mentioned: Dayton,

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Droid X2 Joins Verizon Lineup May 26

Verizon announced this morning that their first dual-core (1GHz) handset, the Droid X2, will be available online May 19 and in stores a week later on May 26th.  Carrying a a $199.99

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Verizon Taps $199 Xperia PLAY with May 26 Launch

The Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY finally makes its way to the United States later this month as Verizon confirmed a May 26 launch date.  Announced in a press release today,

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Verizon Confirms Droid Charge Launch for May 14

Verizon is shooting out emails today to let everyone know that their next Android handset, the Droid Charge, goes on sale tonight at midnight.  So hurry up and scrape together

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Verizon Motorola Xoom Getting 3.1 OTA This Week!

That was fast! Motorola is actually the first out of the gate with this one, which is surprising given their track record with updates. That’s right, the Motorola Xoom will be getting some Android 3.1 love this week via an over-the-air update.

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New Release Dates for Trio of Verizon Android Phones

After missing their original, albeit unconfirmed, launch dates, three of Verizon’s upcoming Android handsets are now expected to arrive over next few weeks.  According to Droid-Life the Droid X2 and

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Satisfy Your Inner Jack Sparrow With Verizon’s ‘Pirate Discovery App’

The summer movie season is upon us and one of the bigger titles of the year will be Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Hitting theaters on May 20th,