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After many other carriers around the world have updated their variants of the HTC One M8 to Lollipop, now Verizon is doing the same. While Lollipop has been out for a few months, it’s worth revisiting what’s improved. With Lollipop, you will be able to get a revamped notification shade, the new card-like multitasking menu, and new lock screen notification alerts. As to Verizon-specific features, they have enabled band 4 roaming and made enhancements to 3-way calling. Since the update just rolled out, it might not have...

According to a new leak, Verizon’s variant of the Motorola Nexus 6 could arrive on the 12th March. The leak further mentions that the smartphone will be launching with Android 5.1 out of the box as well. The revelation was made by a Verizon uploaded video with reports even mentioning that promotional materials are already making their way to Verizon outlets. The Nexus 6 will also have support for the carrier’s VoLTE networks apparently, so the smartphone will be well covered as far as hardware features are concerned. As...

The Verizon Ellipsis 7 tablet has been receiving minor updates over the course of the months, but the carrier took everybody by surprise when it rolled out the Android 4.4 KitKat update to this budget tablet a couple of weeks ago. While it was a very good gesture from Verizon to roll out the update for its budget tablet, user reports suggest that it wasn’t without its own issues. Most users are reportedly seeing boot loops with the Ellipsis 7 after the update was installed by the users. This can be particularly annoying for the...

A new report suggests that Verizon is currently rolling out the Android 5.0.1 update for its version of the LG G3. It is said that the update introduces the software version VS98523A, so make sure you’re on the lookout for an update if you own LG’s premier flagship. A user on Google+ even has a screenshot for proof, so the rollout appears to be legitimate. The update will carry all the bells and whistles of Android 5.0, including Material Design, Project Volta and improved notifications management. Of course, LG will have...

The Verizon version of the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime will be up for grabs starting this Thursday on the 26th of February. Since this is a midrange offering, customers can be assured that it won’t go heavy on their wallets. Luckily, the smartphone supports Verizon’s LTE networks, which is an excellent feature to have on a budget smartphone. The arrival of the  smartphone was recently revealed by a leaked Verizon document. The Galaxy Core Prime has a 4.5 inch 480 x 800 resolution display, a 5-megapixel camera on the back,...

Google has officially announced the acquisition of Softcard (known as Isis Wallet before), further strengthening Google Wallet’s cause. Google mentioned that it has acquired “some exciting technology and intellectual property” from Softcard, which will be instrumental in Wallet’s potential success in the future. The company also mentioned that the Google Wallet app will be preloaded on Android devices sold by Verizon Wireless, AT&T as well as T-Mobile in the future. We’re guessing these changes will take...

HTC has already begun the rollout of Android 5.0 for the developer edition and unlocked models of the One M8 with the likes of T-Mobile and Sprint also sending out the update to their variants. A new revelation now tells us that America’s top carrier, Verizon Wireless will start the approval process of the update in the first week of March. Beyond that, it could take a week or two for the update to officially start hitting devices. HTC has been way off its original goal of sending out the coveted Lollipop update to devices within...

During the second half of last year, the network monitor company RootMetrics ran tests on all four major carriers to test call quality, text message quality, and data speeds. According to their results, despite the commonly-held theory, Sprint’s network (in certain aspects) is not as bad as people think. In order to test all the major carrier’s networks, RootMetrics bought off-the-shelf devices from their carriers and drove about 293,000 miles around the US. The specific areas the tests focused on were reliability, speed...