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Verizon is no longer activating 3G phones

July 18, 2018 Doug Demagistris

According to a report, Verizon will be the first US carrier to shut down its 3G cellular network. The network will clearly be replaced by 4G LTE as well as 5G once it arrives. This is said to happen at the end of 2019, so there is still time to upgrade from your 3G smartphone.

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Verizon’s go90 app is being shut down

July 2, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Nobody appreciates having bloatware on their smartphone that cannot be deleted or uninstalled. This has been a problem on Android with cell carriers reserving the right to add additional apps onto most phones. Some carriers are worse than others at this, however, good news has come in from a trusted source who claims that Verizon’s often pre-loaded ‘go90’ mobile application is being shut down.

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Get double the data on Verizon prepaid plans for a limited time

June 28, 2018 Doug Demagistris

If you’re thinking about switching to Verizon, pay close attention because the carrier is running a pretty sweet deal this week. For a limited time only, Verizon is doubling the amount of data offered with its prepaid plans at no additional charge. The deal is eligible on all of Verizon’s prepaid plans, which feature unlimited talk and text, as well as carryover data.

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Deal: The Verizon Pixel 2 XL is $400 less at Best Buy

June 19, 2018 Doug Demagistris

If you’re on Verizon or thinking about switching to the carrier, there’s an opportunity to buy Google’s newest flagship smartphone for $400 less than usual. You don’t see an offer with this much savings everyday, though there are some precautions. Here’s what you need to know before making a purchase.

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Mix and match three unlimited plans at Verizon

June 19, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Verizon Wireless is doing something interesting with its unlimited plans for families. As of Monday afternoon, the carrier added a new “Above Unlimited” data plan that can be mixed and matched with the existing Go and Beyond plans. Everyone is eligible.

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Android Oreo will finally hit Moto Z and Galaxy S7 smartphones on Verizon “in a few weeks”

June 4, 2018 Doug Demagistris

If you own a Moto Z or Galaxy S7 smartphone on Verizon, I give you full credit for holding your breath on Android Oreo. Unlike some other carriers in the US who rolled out the update for these devices many months ago, Verizon is yet to do so and has told owners of these devices many times that the update is coming. After a long wait, the update is almost ready and will release “in a few weeks.”

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Lenovo’s Moto G6 is now available at Verizon

May 28, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Motorola introduced a trio of new Moto G6 smartphones in April (G6, G6 Plus, G6 Play) and today, one model and color has gone up for sale at Verizon. As we’ve seen in the past with Moto G5 Plus and Moto G handsets before it, Verizon is always first to carry Lenovo’s mid-range successors.

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