Some Cool Things Motorola and Verizon are Doing With DROID Turbo 2 and MAXX 2 (Updated)

Next week, at a press event in New York, Verizon and Motorola are expected to announce the new DROID Turbo 2 and DROID MAXX 2. Plenty of information has leaked about each over the past few months, information that shows not only a new flagship DROID (Turbo 2), but another, more affordable DROID (MAXX 2) that will focus on battery life. To add to the ongoing story that will soon be official, we have new details from sources of ours that tell of phones that won’t just be about “DROID” and specs. These phones have additional programs that Verizon and Motorola hope will help them stand out.  (more…)

Activating a Nexus 6P or 5X on Verizon: Some Things to Know (Updated)

So, you picked up a new Nexus 5X this week or are expecting to receive your Nexus 6P in the near future and want to use them on Verizon, eh? There are some things to know first, as is always the case with unlocked phones that work on Verizon’s network. Like with the Moto X Pure Edition and Nexus 6 before it, getting the new Nexus phones up and running may not be the smoothest process depending on your stance with Big Red as a customer and whether or not they plan to certify these devices for use.

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Samsung Pay is Now Actually, Officially, Really, No Seriously, Available on Verizon

At the end of last week, owners of the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S6 Edge+, and Galaxy Note 5 on Verizon began receiving an update that not only brought the latest round of Stagefright fixes, but also made each ready for Samsung Pay. Then on Monday, a direct link to Samsung Pay on Google Play was discovered that allowed these phone owners to install Samsung’s mobile payment systems and get to tap, tap, tapping on payment terminals everywhere. And then Samsung said, “No, no, not yet,” and pulled it.  (more…)