Tag: Verizon

Verizon Close to Buying Intel’s TV Startup

Verizon Close to Buying Intel’s TV Startup

| December 16, 2013

  For those of you who don’t know, Intel has apparently been working on a Pay-TV service that would be delivered online. Kinda like a live Hulu Plus. Apparently Verizon has turned it’s HAL-9000 red gaze towards Intel’s TV baby and wants to buy it outright. According to Bloomberg, these talks between the two giants […]

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Motorola Introduces Droid RAZR HD, Droid RAZR HD MAXX, and Droid RAZR M

Motorola Introduces Droid RAZR HD, Droid RAZR HD MAXX, and Droid RAZR M

| September 5, 2012 | Reply

There were no surprises at today’s “Motorola. On display” event, but they did introduce a few seemingly solid devices in the Droid RAZR HD, Droid RAZR MAXX HD, and the mid-range Droid RAZR M. The RAZR HD is essentially a refreshed Droid RAZR. It has an improved 4.7-inch 1280×720 HD Super AMOLED display, dual-core 1.5GHz […]

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Motorola to Unveil the Next in Droid RAZR Line at 2PM EST – Watch Live!

Motorola to Unveil the Next in Droid RAZR Line at 2PM EST – Watch Live!

| September 5, 2012 | Reply

Motorola will be hosting a live video feed of their “Motorola. On display” event on YouTube. We’re expecting to see them unveil the successors to the Droid RAZR and Droid RARZ MAXX, the Droid RAZR HD, as well as the Droid RAZR M. Many are expecting them to also have a few surprises up their […]

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Verizon Wireless Adds Five New Shared Data Plans, Adds 20GB plan.

Verizon Wireless Adds Five New Shared Data Plans, Adds 20GB plan.

| August 7, 2012 | Reply

Verizon caught quite a bit of backlash when they brought out the shared data plans. If you have more than one person with a smart phone on your plan, that uses a lot of data, it’s pretty much a bum deal. With adding some new plans, Verizon hopes to coax more of you into taking […]

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The FCC Rules Verizon Can No Longer Block Free Tethering Apps

The FCC Rules Verizon Can No Longer Block Free Tethering Apps

| July 31, 2012 | Reply

If you’ve been with Verizon for very long, you remember when big red and other carriers started blocking apps, like PDANet, that would allow free tethering. The FCC started an investigation and has now ruled that in doing this, Verizon violated rules governing the C Block of LTE spectrum by preventing consumers from using any […]

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Droid RAZR And RAZR Maxx Factory Restore (fastboot) Files Released

Droid RAZR And RAZR Maxx Factory Restore (fastboot) Files Released

| July 12, 2012 | Reply

If you have wanted to go and hack your Droid RAZR variant but were a little worried about returning to stock in case of emergency where you needed to exchange it, then fret no more. Droid-life has released some factory images for the phones that will get you back to bone stock from wherever your […]

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HOW TO: Root Verizon Galaxy S3 And Add Custom Recovery Without DownloadingThe Google SDK Or Knowing ADB (UPDATE)

HOW TO: Root Verizon Galaxy S3 And Add Custom Recovery Without DownloadingThe Google SDK Or Knowing ADB (UPDATE)

| July 11, 2012 | Reply

I am going to try to help all of you new Verizon Galaxy S3 owners gain root access to your phone as well as add a custom recovery. If you head over to XDA you will see these instructions but you may be intimidated by seeing ADB commands in the process. If you haven’t used […]

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Verizon Debuts The Blackberry Curve 9310

Verizon Debuts The Blackberry Curve 9310

| July 10, 2012 | Reply

Well, Blackberry is bringing out another phone with poor specs, no LTE and the same looks as before. This time it’s the Curve 9310 which will launch on Verizon July 12th. For $99 before a $50 mail in rebate you will get yourself these specs: Blackberry 7.1 OS (boo) 2.44 inch display 512mb of ram […]

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Verizon’s Galaxy S3 Comes With A Locked Bootloader. Root, A Workaround, And Verizon S3 Source Code Already Released

Verizon’s Galaxy S3 Comes With A Locked Bootloader. Root, A Workaround, And Verizon S3 Source Code Already Released

| July 9, 2012 | Reply

  When people started to receive their shiny new Verizon S3 it came with a bit of a surprise. A locked bootloader. It didn’t take very long for the interwebs to blow up in anger over this and for many Android specific websites to start reporting false information that the bootloader was encrypted. Not long […]

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Samsung Factory Restore Image Leaked For Verizon S3

Samsung Factory Restore Image Leaked For Verizon S3

| July 6, 2012 | Reply

When you get a brand new phone one of the first things you want to do is root the device. When a phone is new to the market this is a little bit scarier because there is no way to go back to stock. If you end up with an issue and need repair on […]

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