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    Verizon Surprises Us With a New Unlimited Plan

    When T-Mobile and Sprint came out with new unlimited calling, texting, and data plans last year, we weren’t too surprised to see the two network upstarts trying something bold to steal subscribers from the two giants. What we weren’t expecting to see was one of those giants hitting right back with an unlimited plan of […]

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    Verizon Updates Their Kid-Friendly Gizmo Line With the GizmoTab

    Around this time last year, LG and Verizon released the Ellipsis Kids Tablet,  GizmoPal 2 and the GizmoGadget, a couple of kid-friendly wearables and a tablet exclusive to Verizon and their network. Verizon seems to be making a habit of holiday Gizmo releases — today, they’re announcing the GizmoTab, an 8″ kids tablet that can be […]

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    Ellipsis Kids Tablet Review

    As a parent, you face the dual challenges of trying to protect your own tablet from your child and trying to protect your child from the internet that the tablet connects them to. Should they have their own? Is it safe? These are questions that you need to ask, and the product with the best answers […]

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    Here Are the Cheapest Ways to Buy an iPhone SE

    Apple’s latest press conference heralded the return of the 4″ premium phone. Bucking rumors, the iPhone SE is an iPhone 6s in a much smaller frame — Force Touch was the only thing left on the cutting room floor. Still, being smaller, the SE was bound to come more cheaply than its larger counterparts. We […]

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    LG Gizmo Gadget for Verizon Review

    Is your son or daughter begging for a smartphone, but you’re not quite sure they’re ready for it yet? Would you like more peace of mind by being able to know where your child is at all times? LG and Verizon have teamed up to give you the perfect gadget in the Gizmo Gadget smartwatch. […]

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    Motorola Droid Maxx 2 Review

    At the same time Motorola and Verizon unveiled the Droid Turbo 2 — the high-end phone with ShatterShield technology protecting the display — they showed off the Droid Maxx 2. This time around, the Maxx is being sold as a mid-range Droid that, while lacking that new ShatterShield technology, stays faithful to what’s made the […]

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    Verizon is Selling a Kids Tablet with Built-in 4G LTE

    Verizon is doubling down on family-friendly tech this holiday season — on top of the two LG wearable devices for kids they recently announced, the telecom giant will add a new kids tablet called the Ellipsis. While it might not do much different than the many kids tablets we’ve covered, Verizon is hoping that a […]

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    The Shatterproof Motorola Droid Turbo 2 Review

    We’ve put Motorola’s new Droid Turbo 2 through more stress than any phone deserves, and we’re left with an intact display and a nearly intact phone. Droid Turbo 2 is one of the only shatterproof smartphones on the market, and it’s also one of the most appealing. How’s this for assurance: Motorola is guaranteeing that […]

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    Verizon Wants You To Drop Their Droid Turbo 2 Phone

    Challenge accepted? Verizon and Motorola are introducing two new Droids today including the Droid Turbo 2, a phone that makes the bold promise of having a shatter-proof screen, no matter how many times it gets face time with pavement. I can hear all the hands rubbing together in eager anticipation of trying that claim out. […]

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    Here’s the Cheapest Way to Rent a 64 GB iPhone 6S for One Year

    UPDATE 09/23/15: Pricing for Apple, T-Mobile, and Sprint were given for the 16 GB iPhone 6S, and have been updated to reflect the 64 GB model. The final comparison between all five plans remains the same, with AT&T and Verizon becoming marginally more competitive. When Apple announced their iPhone Upgrade Program alongside the 6S and […]

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    Verizon’s Hum Transforms a Dumb Car into a Smart Car

    We know so much more about our bodies with fitness trackers than we know about our cars these days (unless you have a late model car with all the latest connected car features). For most people, we have to rely on our mechanic to tell us what needs fixing, and hope our phone has cellular […]

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    Verizon Vehicle Wants to be Your New In-Car Companion

    You know how we have modern set-top boxes to bring smart TV stuff like streaming entertainment to old TVs? Verizon has just done the same kind of thing for older cars—it won’t bring Spotify into your ’97 Corolla, but it’ll help you take care of your car and just might get you out of a […]

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    Sony Xperia Z3v Comes to Verizon With Wireless Charging

    Sony’s newest flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z3, is getting a special version unique to Verizon, and it’s coming this month. The difference between the Xperia Z3v and the regular Z3 isn’t just the difference between CDMA and GSM, though—the Verizon version of the phone is also getting wireless charging. The Xperia Z3, which we learned […]

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    5 Dirt Cheap Unlimited Prepaid Mobile Plans Under $25

    We talk a lot here about stuff that the big four – Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint – get up to. But the thing is, even with T-Mobile’s un-carrier, anti-contract slant and the new installment payment plans for buying new devices, they can all end up being way past what your budget will allow. Fortunately, […]

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    HTC One M8 – is it a Winner? We Go Hands-on

    Sometimes, it’s all too easy to forget that the smartphone race has more than two horses. HTC is still trying to hang in there with Samsung and Apple, and to their credit, they’ve released some excellent, critically acclaimed phones that just haven’t quite taken off. Last year’s HTC One was a good example of that […]