Carrier News

AT&T and Verizon will carry the RED Hydrogen One

May 17, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Of all the great Android smartphones out there, AT&T and Verizon have agreed to carry an unproven device that is a first from its company. We’re talking about the unreleased but long-awaited RED Hydrogen One said to be “holographic.” Perhaps carriers have seen something we have not.

General News

Sony’s Xperia XZ2 Compact can now be used on Verizon

May 10, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Earlier this week, US Carrier Verizon announced that Sony’s newest upper mid-range smartphone model can be used on its wireless network. We’re talking about the Xperia XZ2 Compact that released a few weeks ago. It won’t be sold by Verizon, which doesn’t surprise us, but you can buy the phone unlocked and bring it over to Verizon as it has gained certification for Big Red’s network.

Carrier News

Verizon’s Oath subsidiary agrees to terms on bloatware deal with Samsung

May 7, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Verizon, America’s largest US carrier, announced an agreement with it and the most popular smartphone OEM in Samsung. Verizon’s Oath subsidiary is responsible for a new distribution deal that will place four Verizon apps on millions of Samsung Galaxy devices in the US.


Deal: Save up to a whopping $500 on Verizon’s Pixel 2 XL at Best Buy

May 2, 2018 Doug Demagistris

It’s not often Google smartphones go on sale, especially just six months after their release. But Google’s exclusive carrier partner for last year’s Pixel 2 XL flagship, Verizon, has a bold offer you can take advantage of shall you stay with the carrier for two years.

Rumors, leaks, teasers

Unannounced HTC U12 appears on Verizon’s development site

April 27, 2018 Doug Demagistris

A few days ago, super-sized Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ models briefly appeared on Verizon’s open development site. Now, something completely unannounced just surfaced on the carrier’s development site, indicating the possibility of a nearby launch we’ve been anticipating.

Carrier News

Verizon is gearing up to sell 128GB and 256GB Galaxy S9 models

April 23, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Verizon thinks storage might be what’s keeping away potential Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 buyers from the checkout line. To give consumers extra options, the carrier will soon carry beefy 128GB and 256GB variants of Samsung’s newest Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.

Carrier News

New Verizon Smart Family app puts control in the hands of parents

April 20, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Now I know what you’re thinking. Is Droid Turf really going to report on a Verizon bloat app? Not exactly. A new app from US carrier Verizon has released today, but it won’t come pre-loaded on any carrier devices for now. There’s your sign of relief. Verizon Smart Family looks to be a surprisingly useful app from the carrier that gives parents all control over their kid’s smartphone usage.

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