Electronic Frontier Foundation shows Google fights for user privacy more than Apple, others

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If you have an interest in your privacy – and, let’s be honest, you really should – then this information from the Electronic Frontier Foundation should be of interest to you. According to a recent report from the EFF, Google has ranked as one of the highest in a slew of ...

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Pantech Perception comes to Verizon on April 25

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Verizon today announced its next Android smartphone, the low-cost Pantech Perception, arrives in late April. Priced at $99.99 with a two-year service agreement and $50 mail-in rebate, the phone runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and comes with specs that closely resemble last year’s top ...

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Leaked document shows Galaxy S4 may come to AT&T April 26, followed by T-Mobile and Verizon

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While we’re still in the official dark about the release dates on the Samsung Galaxy S4, a newly leaked document from Staples may hold some information. According to the paper, leaked to Engadget, the Samsung Galaxy S4 is set to tentatively be released on AT&T on April 26, T-Mobile on ...

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Verizon readying Device Payment Plan option for smartphones

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Verizon may soon introduce an option for customers which allows them to pay full retail cost for devices, according to details obtained by Droid Life. Following in the footsteps of T-Mobile’s UNcarrier strategy, the option will presumably let subscribers pay for handsets over a two-year ...

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Motorola Droid Bionic is Verizon’s latest to join Jelly Bean club

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Verizon’s latest member of the Jelly Bean club is the Motorola Droid Bionic, reports the carrier today. The Android 4.1.2 update begins rolling out in phases starting on April 15 and will bring your Droid Bionic current with 98.72.22.XT875.Verizon.en.US. As is often the case, the update ...

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Verizon CEO: “We would consider dropping contracts if consumers demand it”

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Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam has not ruled out the possibility of dropping contracts, according to recent comments. Speaking with CNET at an industry event, the head honcho said that he’s glad to see other carriers trying new things and, if consumers demanded it, Verizon would be able to ...

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Verizon intros LG Lucid 2 for April 4

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Verizon today announced that the LG Lucid 2 will join the carrier’s lineup on April 4. Pricing is listed as free with two year agreements, however the actual details are relatively light. Really, the announcement came in the form of a Verizon blog post. For a more clear idea as to what is ...

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LG Lucid 2 will be available at Verizon April 4th

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Last month we reported that LG was to release a replacement for the original Lucid, and thanks to geek.com, we are happy to announce the LG Lucid 2 will be in Verizon stores (and Walmart locations) on April 4th. LG has updated the Lucid 2 to a Snapdragon S4 and Qualcomm’s newer MSM8960 chipset. ...

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Verizon announces Android 4.2.2 for Galaxy Nexus

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Verizon today announced that it will finally issue the 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for its Galaxy Nexus. Coming two months after Sprint did the same for its Galaxy Nexus, the Samsung handset gets the latest version of Android. The Galaxy Nexus by Samsung will be updated to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. ...

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Verizon upgrading DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX to Jelly Bean

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Verizon’s DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX are probably one of the best Motorola smartphones you can grab from Big Red. If not the best, they may among the most popular these last few months. Verizon is currently deploying the Android Jelly Bean update for these two but you can also manually ...

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LG Lucid 2 leaked with Verizon branding

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The LG Optimus F series, introduced at Mobile World Congress alongside the LG Optimus L series, is soon set to come to the US through Verizon Wireless. Reportedly, Big Red will launch it as the Verizon Lucid 2, a successor to the LG Lucid launched in 2012. Unwired View, who leaked the press ...

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Verizon announces Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 availability for March 7

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Verizon and Samsung today announced that the 10.1-inch Galaxy Note 10.1 will be available starting March 7. Priced at $599.99 it definitely doesn’t come cheap for the 4G LTE ready device. Powered Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the key specs include 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, up to external ...

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HTC M7 will launch in U.S. with AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile

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Verizon will reportedly delay the release of the HTC M7.

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Verizon, AT&T consider monthly installments for devices

Verizon and A&T are both considering the switch to full-priced cell phones, according to a recent Reuters report. The two carriers are are weighing whether to follow T-Mobile into the non-subsidized smartphones territory and offer monthly installments. “That’s something we’ve looked ...

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Verizon to intro new pair of unlimited prepaid plans February 1

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Verizon is expected to introduce a pair of new unlimited prepaid calling and text plans on February 1, according to PhoneArena. A post from late last week tells of new $60 and $70 options which offer unlimited talk and text. At $60 per month, customers will get 500MB of 3G data, however the $70 ...

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