Tagged with: Verizon

Some Verizon Galaxy S5 Phones Have a Fatal Camera Flaw

Some Verizon Galaxy S5 Phones Have a Fatal Camera Flaw

Some owners of the Verizon version of the Galaxy S5 are running into problems with their new phone's camera: after throwing up a "Warning: Camera Failure" message, the phone's camera becomes completely unusable even if you totally reset the phone. Verizon has acknowledged the problem on its official Twitter account, saying ...

AT&T, Sprint and Verizon Remove Samsung Galaxy S5’s ‘Download Booster’

AT&T, Sprint and Verizon Remove Samsung Galaxy S5’s ‘Download Booster’

Samsung loves to pack its phones with tons of software features, but one that customers won't get to see almost anywhere in the US is the new "Download Booster," which combines a user's Wi-Fi and LTE connection to speed up downloads. US carriers aren't overly fond of anything that might increase customers' data usage unless ...

Verizon Offers a 2-for-1 Deal on the Samsung Galaxy S5

Finally hopping on the bandwagon after Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile and US Cellular have all had their say, Verizon is offering the Samsung Galaxy S5 on pre-order. The device will cost you $199.99 on a two-year deal, $599.99 sans commitment or for $25.55 monthly with Verizon Edge. Big Red also has an interesting side offer ...

Verizon Lowers ‘More Everything’ Prices, Evens Costs with AT&T

Verizon Lowers ‘More Everything’ Prices, Evens Costs with AT&T

Not to be caught cold by recent price cuts from AT&T, and to keep up with T-Mobile's relentless UnCarrier marketing blitz, Verizon has slightly tweaked its More Everything plan to reward its more data-thirsty customers. As of now, subscribers to the company's Edge early-upgrade program who sign up for 10GB or more of ...

Verizon FiOS Media Server is Here, Lets You Record Up to 12 Channels at Once

Verizon FiOS Media Server is Here, Lets You Record Up to 12 Channels at Once

We double checked the calendar too, but no, it's not an April Fools joke -- Verizon's FIOS Media Server is finally available in a few areas as a part of the new Quantum TV package. The VMS1100 upgrades the standard cable boxes used by Verizon and other providers by shoving six tuners and a 1TB hard drive into a box that ...

Rumor: The New ‘HTC One’ Will Be Verizon-Exclusive at First

Rumor: The New ‘HTC One’ Will Be Verizon-Exclusive at First

HTC is set to launch its all new One smartphone on Tuesday of this week, but there’s still time for one final rumor. The good news is that the phone might be available on store shelves shortly after the announcement. The bad news (for some) is that it might launch first as a Verizon exclusive. This idea first surfaced ...

T-Mobile to Add 4G LTE to its 2G Networks

T-Mobile to Add 4G LTE to its 2G Networks

T-Mobile isn't slowing down when it comes to its network upgrade. The upstart wireless carrier said on Thursday that it plans to add 4G LTE to its slower 2G network, adding coverage and speed to additional customers. The company also reiterated its intent to use the wireless spectrum it is acquiring from Verizon to further ...

Verizon’s CFO: 2-Year Contract and Subsidized Phones Aren’t Going Away

Verizon’s CFO: 2-Year Contract and Subsidized Phones Aren’t Going Away

The rest of the U.S. mobile industry may be moving away from smartphone subsidies – or at least giving lip service to the idea – but the biggest mobile carrier of them all is standing firm behind the two-year service contract. Speaking at a Deutsche Bank financial conference, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo reaffirmed Verizon ...

Studies: T-Mobile and Sprint Must Expand U.S. Coverage

Studies: T-Mobile and Sprint Must Expand U.S. Coverage

Two major studies released this week of the nation's largest wireless networks put Verizon Wireless on top in nearly every technical network measurement, with AT&T close behind and Sprint and T-Mobile trailing. The studies by JDPower and RootMetrics point to the nationwide wireless dominance of Verizon and AT&T, ...

Verizon, Isis and American Express Offering Discounted Taxi Rides in NYC

Verizon, Isis and American Express Offering Discounted Taxi Rides in NYC

Getting around NYC just got a little cheaper. Isis, a mobile commerce joint venture created by AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile and Verizon, announced an exclusive offer for American Express Card Members. Any AmEx Card Members who tap to pay with a registered Card for a ride in a qualifying NYC Yellow Medallion Taxicab by June ...