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Verizon Unveils Ellipsis 10 Tablet
By Micah Bartos on Thursday November 12, 2015

Verizon has today unveiled its Ellipsis 10 tablet, a slate that had been first leaked last month and comes with one particular standout feature. The 10.1-inch Ellipsis comes with a frankly massive 9100mAh, which is the largest juicer on any 4G LTE slate that Big Red sells, from any company.

DROID Turbo 2 and DROID MAXX 2 Available from Verizon Today
By Micah Bartos on Thursday October 29, 2015

Verizon has revealed that its two Motorola exclusive, the DROID MAXX 2 and the DROID Turbo 2, are available to purchase from today. Of course, Big Red only has exclusivity on those handsets inside the United States, around the world the MAXX 2 is known as the Moto X Play, while the Turbo 2 was announced as the Moto X Force in other regions of the world.

Verizon Announces New Logo
By admin on Thursday September 03, 2015

This is the week of companies overhauling their logos. Meizu got the ball rolling with its new design, while Google followed suit yesterday with a change of all its logos and icons, and now it is the turn of United States carrier Verizon.

Verizon and Sprint Fined by FCC for Cramming
By admin on Wednesday May 13, 2015

Verizon and Sprint have settled with the FCC to the tune of $158 million as both companies were fined for cramming charges onto consumers. The biggest (Verizon) and third largest (Sprint) carriers in the United States will split the fine, with Big Red forking out $90 million and Sprint paying the FCC $68 million.

Verizon Caught Lying Over Internet Speeds
By Luke Jones on Monday May 04, 2015

Verizon has been caught getting all economical with the truth when trying to convince customers to upgrade to more expensive services. Ok, we get it, that an internet provider, or just about any organization in the business of selling, would lie to get consumers to part with more cash is hardly shock of the century. However, it is both funny and interesting just how Big Red was caught in the act.

Verizon Lost 138,000 Postpaid Customers Last Quarter
By admin on Thursday April 23, 2015

Verizon, the biggest carrier in the United States, announced this week that it lost a significant amount of business over the last quarter. Big Red revealed that 138,000 postpaid customers left the brand, but the company insists that it is not a problem that so many have left.

Verizon Bumps Early Termination Fee by $70
By admin on Saturday November 15, 2014

If you tie yourself down to Verizon you will need to make sure you want to see out the term of your contract, because if you don't the cost it quite steep. The largest carrier in the United States has updated its terms and conditions with new prices for early termination.

True cost of Verizon device trials
By Luke Jones on Thursday October 30, 2014

Ever wanted to take advantage of a trial period? These carrier deals let you test a device and network for a limited amount of time before deciding whether to jump on board and buy the handset or join the carrier. Sounds like a pretty good deal doesn't it, but a MobileBurn investigation shows that it is actually a very costly thing to do; so much for a free trial.

Verizon posts mixed Q3 financials
By Luke Jones on Tuesday October 21, 2014

Verizon, the largest carrier in the United States, posted its third quarter financial results and revealed a mixed bag in terms of performance. Big Red fell below analyst predictions for per share price, clocking in at $0.89 instead of the estimated $0.92 through the period. However, there was some growth for the carrier through the period.

HTC One M8 Android 4.4.3 delayed on Verizon
By Luke Jones on Tuesday August 19, 2014

Earlier today T-Mobile announced it would now be rolling out Android 4.4.3 KitKat to the HTC One M8 flagship smartphone. A decent turnaround from the Uncarrier and one that the country's biggest carrier Verizon was going to match, but as it the Big Red way, the update is delayed.