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Verizon Offers Free Star Wars Themed Google Cardboard Viewers

Verizon Offers Free Star Wars Themed Google Cardboard Viewers
Yesterday Verizon kicked off a cool offer for customers. They’re offering up free Star Wars themed Google Cardboard viewers. Verizon is offering customers viewers in four different styles. You can choose from BB-8, R2-D2, Kylo Ren, and Stormtrooper flavors.

AT&T and Verizon Says 10Mbps Is “Too Fast” For a Broadband Standard

AT&T and Verizon Says 10Mbps Is “Too Fast” For a Broadband Standard
Right now, “broadband” is defined as 4Mbps or higher. These days, 4Mbps is also known by such names as “slower than using a pigeon,” “glacial,” and “a great excuse for why you suck at any given FPS.”
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Verizons’ Epic 12-Tuner DVR Isn’t a Joke

Verizons’ Epic 12-Tuner DVR Isn’t a Joke
I’ll admit when I first saw this I looked around to see if it was some sort of prank for April Fools’ Day. However, it seems to be legit according to the reports out there. Why exactly does this seem to goo to be true?

Google Nexus 7 LTE Tablet Lands at Verizon

Google Nexus 7 LTE Tablet Lands at Verizon
If you are in need of a new tablet that has access to mobile broadband, a new offering is available as of today at Verizon. The Google Nexus 7 tablet has arrived at Verizon and you can get it with or without a contract.

Verizon Prices Galaxy Nexus at $299, Cementing New High-end Price for High-end Devices

Verizon Prices Galaxy Nexus at $299, Cementing New High-end Price for High-end Devices
Here it is geeks and geekettes, the likely death of the $199 price point for high-end smartphones. Verizon Wireless has announced that the Galaxy Nexus from Samsung will be priced at $299(USD) when it lands – and that’s with a 2 year contract.

HTC Rezound Hits Verizon This Month, Looks Good

HTC Rezound Hits Verizon This Month, Looks Good
HTC has launched a new smartphone that will be a Verizon exclusive at least for a while called the Rezound. For some reason the name reminds me of Scooby Doo trying to say resound. The smartphone runs Android 2.3 “Gingerbread” and will get an update to 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich” down the road.

iFixit Tears into Verizon iPhone 4, Finds Chewy World Phone Center

iFixit Tears into Verizon iPhone 4, Finds Chewy World Phone Center
All I have to do is write the name iFixit and most geeks will know that we are about to take a gander at the juicy insides of one gadget or another. iFixit has now taken the new iPhone 4 on Verizon and ripped it apart.

Verizon iPhone 4 Pre-orders Set Sales Record

Verizon iPhone 4 Pre-orders Set Sales Record
I think we all knew that the iPhone 4 on Verizon Wireless was going to be huge. The phone hit pre-order for existing customers this week and quickly sold in droves and Verizon ended the pre-order offer.

Verizon to Offer LTE Modem Support for Macs in February

Verizon to Offer LTE Modem Support for Macs in February
If you are a Mac geek that lives in an area that can get an LTE signal you may not be happy that Verizon doesn’t support you on their 4G network. The modems currently offered by the wireless carrier only support Windows machines.

Verizon Slashes Galaxy Tab Price (and Gives Out Refunds)

Verizon Slashes Galaxy Tab Price (and Gives Out Refunds)
A while back, Verizon sent me over a Galaxy Tab and I have been using the thing for about a month now and comparing it to my iPad. I can say that short of missing some of the screen space for gaming when using the Tab, I really think that most of us can get by with the Tab just as easily as the iPad.

Fcc Grabs Verizon by the Balls, Squeezes Out $52.8m in Refunds and $25m for Itself

Fcc Grabs Verizon by the Balls, Squeezes Out $52.8m in Refunds and $25m for Itself
Verizon was busted not too long ago for fleecing their customers for extra data charges going back for years. The charges were apparently tacked onto the bills of users who didn’t have data plans or went over their meager allotment of data.

Verizon Busted Overcharging for Data, Will Refund $90m to Customers

Verizon Busted Overcharging for Data, Will Refund $90m to Customers
I have spend my fare share of time expressing how much I dislike AT&T’s quality of service in my area. Apparently, AT&T isn’t the only company to take advantage of its customers and provide poor service.

R2-D2 Droid 2 Phone Photo Surfaces at Star Wars Celebration V

R2-D2 Droid 2 Phone Photo Surfaces at Star Wars Celebration V
There’s been some buzz floating around the web about a special version of the Verizon Droid 2, decked out to look like the little R2 unit that inspired its name. The special-edition phone isn’t supposed to be shown until the start of tomorrow’s Celebration V show, but I stumbled onto this picture one day early, snapped by the folks at R2-D2 Central.
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