Verizon Joins The Early Phone Upgrading Wars With New ‘Edge’ Program

verizonVerizon CFO Fran Shammo confirmed during the company’s quarterly earnings call that Verizon Wireless was working on a new, more frequent phone upgrading scheme called Edge, but didn’t elaborate much. As it happens, that was because Verizon’s Wireless arm was just about to pull back the curtain on the program ahead of its August 25 launch.


Verizon Reportedly Preparing $100B Bid For Vodafone’s Verizon Wireless Stake

verizon-wirelessVerizon Communications is preparing a $100 billion cash and stock bid to take full control of Verizon Wireless from Vodafone Group, reports Reuters. Verizon’s board is expected to discuss the potential buyout next week ahead of its annual shareholder meeting.


Verizon expanding San Francisco Innovation Center, currently working on cross-carrier HD Voice support

2011 sure doesn’t feel like that long ago, but it’s evidently long enough for Verizon to realize that demand for innovation is booming in Silicon Valley. Not quite two years after the company cracked open the doors to its San Francisco-based Innov…


Nokia’s Verizon-Bound Lumia 928 Spotted In Leaked Images Ahead Of Launch

nokia-lumia-928It’s been a long time coming, but Verizon Wireless customers should soon have another high-end Windows Phone 8 device to lust after. After the handset was spotted both in both the FCC’s and Verizon’s systems, noted leaker @evleaks has come through yet again with a new image of the upcoming Nokia Lumia 928 (formerly known as the “Catwalk”).


HTC Droid DNA Review: Verizon’s Best Droid Yet Isn’t For Everyone

droid-dna-review1HTC has dutifully been churning out smartphones to fly under Verizon’s Droid banner ever since it released the Droid Eris in 2009, but in recent months the company seems to have lost some of its edge. That’s why HTC is looking at its new Droid DNA as something of a return to form — it’s attractive and powerful, and sports a truly insane 1080p display. So how well does Verizon’s new top-tier Android smartphone work? Read on to find out.


As The Droid RAZR HD And HD MAXX Hit VZW, Amazon Drops The Price Of The Samsung Galaxy S III To $99

razrhdThe Droid Razr HD and Droid Razr Maxx HD have pranced their way across a stage or two, and they’re even the stars of a new commercial, but today you’ll get to go face-to-face with the hot new Googorola phones at a Verizon store for $199 and $299 respectively.

This also marks the beginning of a new price cycle for the carriers, which seems to be starting at Amazon Wireless, where the $199 Galaxy S III has been dropped to $99 on Verizon and Sprint.


HTC DLX specs purportedly slip, stuff Snapdragon S4 Pro and 12MP camera into a 5-inch frame

Talk of HTC’s rumored, giant DLX has veered between the plausible and not-so-plausible. We might just toss the newest tip into that former category. Football4PDA, who’s developing a reputation for uncanny accuracy in leaks, has posted what’s claimed …


Intuition by LG hands-on: a pen-enabled competitor to the Galaxy Note for Verizon

It’s a silly name as smartphones go (and one that conjures images of lady-focused razors), but regardless, LG’s Intuition is now officially a member of Verizon’s lineup. The 4G LTE device, shown off today at the manufacturer’s launch event, is nigh u…