Verizon

  • What Will Happen If Verizon Fails To Launch The Galaxy Nexus Tomorrow?

    What Will Happen If Verizon Fails To Launch The Galaxy Nexus Tomorrow?

    It seems as though Verizon and Google have really screwed the pooch when it comes to the Galaxy Nexus launch. As of this very moment, we’re on our eighth rumored release date: tomorrow, December 15. The first was all the way back on November 3. In fact, these delays and the vague availability information provided by Verizon has led some to create a site entirely dedicated to whether or… Read More

  • Request Denied: Verizon Must Pay Royalties To ActiveVideo Without Delay

    Request Denied: Verizon Must Pay Royalties To ActiveVideo Without Delay

    Verizon really can’t catch a break in this ActiveVideo case. After a jury determined that they had infringed upon a handful of ActiveVideo’s patents, Verizon fought to have the court stay their monthly royalty payments. That motion was just recently shot down, and Verizon must start shelling out a few million dollars to ActiveVideo every month beginning on December 16. Read More

  • Samsung’s LTE-Friendly Galaxy Tab 7.7 To Find Home On Verizon

    Samsung’s LTE-Friendly Galaxy Tab 7.7 To Find Home On Verizon

    Verizon is awash in solid tablet options right now, but their current LTE-capable lineup may leave you wanting for something a little less unwieldy. If the thought of manhandling a 10-inch tablet is too much to bear, then take note: Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 7.7 will be coming to Big Red in due course with support for the company’s 4G network in tow. Read More

  • Is December 15 Verizon’s New Galaxy Nexus Launch Date?

    Is December 15 Verizon’s New Galaxy Nexus Launch Date?

    The Galaxy Nexus, while something we’ve been super excited about, is turning out to be a real pain. Why? Because we can’t seem to figure out when the bleep this thing is supposed to launch. We heard it was supposed to be around today, and then we heard it wasn’t, and then we heard so many different dates it started to get stupid. Now, however, Droid-Life is claiming to… Read More

  • Verizon And RedBox Planning Major Partnership For Early 2012 Launch

    Verizon And RedBox Planning Major Partnership For Early 2012 Launch

    Yesterday, it was reported that Verizon was planning a Netflix competitor and in talks with various content producers to provide the streams and downloads. TechCrunch has obtained additional information on this story that makes the concept a bit more realistic and should alleviate some of the concerns noted by critics and consumers yesterday. Our source says that Verizon is in fact planning… Read More

  • Verizon Confirms Widespread 4G Outage, Still Scrambling For A Fix

    Verizon Confirms Widespread 4G Outage, Still Scrambling For A Fix

    Just in time to throw a wrench into people’s wireless shopping plans, Verizon has announced that their much-vaunted 4G LTE network is experiencing a few hiccups. And by hiccups, I mean that their 4G network is currently undergoing a widespread outage that’s affecting customers across the country. According to a recent release, “Verizon Wireless engineers have been working… Read More

  • Verizon CEO: After Years Of Trying, Shared Data Plans Could Come In 2012

    Verizon CEO: After Years Of Trying, Shared Data Plans Could Come In 2012

    Families and businesses can share a bucket of minutes, so why can’t they share a bucket of data? Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam appeared at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference today, and revealed that customers may be able to do just that in the near future. From Verizon’s end, the shift toward a shared data plan could potentially simplify their data tracking and… Read More

  • Verizon Planning Netflix Competitor For 2012 Debut

    Verizon Planning Netflix Competitor For 2012 Debut

    Cable TV and internet giant Verizon is planning a streaming media service similar to Netflix, according to a Reuters report. The service is in the planning stages and people close to the matter, but apparently not that close, described it to Reuters variously as limited in scope, focused on movies, and focused on children’s programming. While it can’t be all three, it probably… Read More

  • Verizon Couldn’t Be More Full Of It

    Verizon Couldn’t Be More Full Of It

    Yesterday news broke that Verizon would be blocking Google’s flagship Galaxy Nexus phone from including Google Wallet, the NFC-based system that will let you tap your phone against special sensors to pay for goods and services. The decision was almost certainly spurred by Verizon’s support of a rival NFC-based payment solution called ISIS. We’ve now learned more… Read More

  • DROID XYBOARD Tablets Get Official, Hitting Verizon Stores This Month

    DROID XYBOARD Tablets Get Official, Hitting Verizon Stores This Month

    Verizon’s been teasing us with them for weeks now, but today the company has finally made things official: Motorola’s LTE-capable DROID XYBOARD tablets will be hitting Verizon stores this month. For those of you who have managed to miss all the news about Motorola’s latest tablet venture, here are a few of the salient details. Read More