Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL are ready to receive their first update as early as tomorrow, according to Verizon. Changelogs for each device’s update were posted to Big Red’s support pages today, showing the new build as NDE63P. (more…)
The LG V20 was made available for pre-order via T-Mobile this morning, but other carriers, like Verizon, still aren’t ready for launch. However, that all changes this Thursday, when the device will be available online through Verizon’s website. For anyone hoping to see the phone in person before purchasing, Verizon will carry the device in-store beginning October 27. (more…)
Verizon took the wraps off a new pay-as-you-go data feature today called PopData that could be a decent option for those with small data buckets who need to access a bunch of data while on the go. They don’t seem to have pushed out an announcement, so that could be coming with additional details. However, as of now the PopData site is live (as is the option in the My Verizon app) and it gives us a pretty good description of how this new data option works. (more…)
Ready for some potentially great news? According to ArsTechnica, Verizon reached out this morning to inform them of a possible change to their approach to updating phones, Google’s new Pixel and Pixel XL, specifically. Verizon said that they “will not stand in the way” of any major updates that Google pushes and that owners of Verizon variants will see updates when Google’s unlocked Pixels see them.
When we last left you on Friday, both Sprint and AT&T released statements suggesting that they would accept exchanges of “safe” Galaxy Note 7 devices, after a report or two had surfaced of those same “safe” replacement devices catching fire. Then, as the weekend unfolded, numerous new reports of exploding Galaxy Note 7s arrived and carriers quickly abandoned ship. Most, in fact, have completely halted sales of the device while we wait for Samsung to tell us what the hell is going on. Two reports have also said that Samsung has stopped production of the device temporarily. (more…)
While no body of our government or Samsung has confirmed the recent report that a replacement Galaxy Note 7 up and exploded on a domestic Southwest airplane, AT&T and Sprint seem to wish it was just over already.
Recently confirmed by Engadget, both carriers are accepting exchanges on the Galaxy Note 7, even if it was a replacement device for a recalled unit picked up last month. Once exchanged, you are free to pick any other device on the network. (more…)
Uggggggggh. WHY. (more…)
A new ASUS tablet is available exclusively at Verizon starting today, the ZenPad Z10. Featuring an extremely thin body (0.28″), coupled with a large 9.7-inch “2K” display (2048 x 1536), the ZenPad Z10 is a nice looking tablet.
Complete with radios capable of connecting to Verizon’s LTE-A network, users can hopefully breeze through their work thanks to a Snapdragon 650 hexa-core processor and 3GB of RAM. Additional specs include 32GB of built-in storage, USB Type-C, 8-megapixel rear-facing camera (5MP on front), 7,800mAh battery, microSD slot for up to 128GB of storage, and Android 6.0.1 “Marshmallow.” (more…)