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    Millions of Verizon Customers’ Personal Information Was Exposed, But They Weren’t Hacked

    Usually when we talk about millions of customer records getting exposed, we get to make wild gesticulations towards anonymous hackers. Not so with Verizon’s latest security gaffe — the information of 14 million customers, including some PINs, were made available online because an employee goofed up. ZDNet broke the story, revealing that the customer records were made […]

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    Verizon GizmoTab Review

    One of the many challenges you face as a parent is how to introduce technology to your child safely. You want to balance the time spent playing games versus learning, and you definitely want them to be kept safe from dangers on the internet. There have been many devices that have attempted to do this […]

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    Verizon is Merging Yahoo and AOL into One Company Called Oath

    After all these years, could Yahoo Mail finally be a thing of the past? Could the same be said for AOL mail, which we keep forgetting still exists? Maybe! Verizon has decided to get hands-on with their newly acquired media companies, fusing them into one new company called…Oath? It’s a strange name (maybe it’s the […]

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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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    The Search is Over – Verizon Buys Yahoo’s Internet Business for $4.8 Billion

    The long, slow march to acquisition is finally over for Yahoo, as an auction started in February has concluded with Verizon coming out on top. It’s been confirmed today that Verizon will pay $4.8 billion for Yahoo’s internet business, which includes their content, advertising platform, and previous acquisitions like Tumblr, in a deal that sees […]

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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. […]