Articles about Verizon
It's all about the network.
If you're a wireless customer -- Verizon or not -- you're entitled to technology freebies as part of 'Connection Day.'
It doesn't offer the best specs, but you can purchase one for $249.99, or $149.99 with a two-year agreement, to use with the carrier's XLTE network.
Slowly, ever so slowly, IPv6 adoption is starting to gain momentum, but we need to start moving to it before mobile devices and the Internet of Things leaves us scrambling for the last few IPv4 Internet addresses.
Verizon's earnings were flat, but managed to pull in a few new subscribers, as aggressive pushback from Sprint and T-Mobile continues.
There are believable rumors that Verizon may be phasing out the Lumia Icon Windows Phone. But so far, neither Microsoft nor Verizon is confirming.
A new study found that ISPs have managed to reduce the average number of website connection errors experienced by customers by 35 percent in the past three months.
The AWS connections come a few months after Verizon announced a similar link with Microsoft's Azure.
Wireless providers in the United States make it easy to pay more than you should for a smartphone and an accompanying data plan. Here are eight questions you can ask (and answer) to make sure you get the best possible deal.
To paraphrase Mark Twain: There are lies, damned lies, and smartphone prices. Every review I've read of the new iPhone 6 this week says the price starts at $199. That's not true. The total prices that buyers pay for smartphones on two-year contracts from American carriers will shock you.
It's not always easy, but there are many ways to watch NFL games without paying an arm and a leg to your cable or satellite TV provider. Here are your options.
Can the QR code replace user names and passwords? Verizon Enterprise thinks so -- at least for some companies looking at two-factor authentication.
And, why it will hiccup up again soon.
The biggest takeaway from Verizon's results was that 4G LTE tablet connections are accelerating.
Level 3 had its say on how Verizon was slowing Netflix videos, and now Verizon is firing back. At the same time, Netflix lashed out at ISPs for slowing its traffic.
The HTC Droid Incredible 2 from Verizon improves on a solid device with increased internal specs and a larger display while keeping the same basic form factor.
Verizon 4G Mobile Hotspot Face off: Samsung vs. Novatel
The HTC ThunderBolt is the first LTE smartphone on the Verizon Wireless network. The device is extremely fast, but traveling at that speed also hits the battery pretty hard.
Bill Detwiler cracks open the Motorola XOOM, which runs on the Nvidia Tegra T2 dual-core CPU and has chips from Samsung, Toshiba, Broadcom, and more.
Bill Detwiler cracks open Verizon iPhone 4. Although similar to the AT&T version, this Apple smartphone has some significant differences.
Verizon rolled out their 4G LTE network on 5 December 2010 and there are two USB modems available for you to choose from. The speeds currently being experienced on LTE are phenomenal and no other wireless network comes close. In fact, many home wired Internet connections cannot achieve the speeds being experienced on LTE.
Verizon Wireless CEO Lowell McAdam shows off his company's newest prize possession - Apple's iPhone 4.
At CES 2011, Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg showcased his company's 4G LTE technology, touting partnerships with Time Warner, Motorola and Google.
The HTC DROID Incredible is getting quite a few people excited about the next Google Android device on Verizon Wireless and in this image gallery we present a much closer look at functions and applications. Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync is supported quite well and we present screenshots of this, along with the text input options, document viewer, Skype Mobile, and NFL Mobile.
The Motorola DROID is a popular Android device on Verizon Wireless, but may have just been bested by the HTC DROID Incredible with 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 8 megapixel camera, and Sense 2.5 experience. Check out these comparison photos, photos taken with the DROID Incredible and screenshots.
This review is one of the hardest I had to write because I have a long history with Palm devices (started using them in 1997) and I had high hopes for their new WebOS operating system after they blew us all away at CES 2009. I actually stood in line and bought my own Sprint Palm Pre last summer and posted some thoughts on it at that time. There have been several software updates since last year and at CES 2010 Palm announced the Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus launching on Verizon Wireless with the ability for the Pre Plus to act as a MiFi and share out wireless Internet. Palm sent me a device to try out for a couple of weeks and I am glad they did because they saved me a ton of money since I was considering a switch from my Verizon MiFi to the Pre Plus.
A gallery of several angles of the new Droid handset by Motorola powered by Google Android 2.0 (a.k.a. Eclair) running on Verizon Wireless. The last several photos show the Droid side-by-side with the iPhone for comparison.
Here's a gallery illustrating the new features of the Motorola Droid Google Android smartphone on Verizon.
Verizon Wireless customers have been waiting patiently for this device that brings a world capable (GSM and CDMA) new full featured smartphone to the carrier. The RIM BlackBerry Tour 9630 has an excellent keyboard (maybe the best in the current RIM lineup) that mixes the Bold and Curve 8900 into one slick keyboard. You will also find a 3.2 megapixel camera, 480x360 pixel screen, integrated GPS, and more.
Verizon rolled out a Widget Bazaar on its FiOS TV service adding Facebook, Twitter, ESPN and Internet video services.
The best of ZDNet, delivered
- 1 How much does an iPhone 6 really cost? (Hint: It's way more than $199)
- 2 Google Voice: A step-by-step primer on ditching your landline while keeping your number
- 3 How to score an early phone upgrade from Verizon
- 4 Google Voice: Just because you can port your number, should you?
- 5 Google Voice: The ultimate how-to guide