FCC continues to express frustration with Verizon data throttling

When news broke that Verizon would start throttling its unlimited data customers, the FCC came forward in calling out the carrier’s actions and the possible repercussions. Verizon responded by explaining the data throttling it intends on doing. By throttling the data of affected customers, those on tiered data plans are less likely to be harmed […]

Verizon Push to Talk Plus now available for select smartphones

Verizon has officially announced that a few handsets on its LTE network will now be able to use the carrier’s Push to Talk Plus features, including the Samsung Galaxy S 5 and the Droid MAXX, among others. The service offers a handful of very useful features for businesses and employers, including Late Join which allows employees to […]

Verizon Galaxy S5 receiving update which brings bevy of bug-fixes, breaks root access [Update - T-Mobile too]

Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy S5 is receiving an update (software version KOT49H.G900VVRU1ANE9) which is bringing a bunch of bug fixes to the device, but also seems to be breaking root access to the device, according to a number of users around the web. The update keeps the phone at Android 4.4.2, and update’s Verizon’s Caller Name […]

LG G Vista now available on Verizon

As expected, Verizon has added the LG G Vista to their portfolio and it is now available to order. The LG G Vista is a relatively downscaled version of the LG G3 with one exception – the screen is actually larger at 5.7-inches. However, the resolution is only 940 x 560 which is rather low […]

The FCC isn’t pleased with Verizon’s new policy to throttle unlimited data customers

Last week Verizon Wireless announced that they are updating their Network Optimization policy to include 4G LTE customers and would start throttling the heaviest users. This new policy is clearly aimed at their unlimited data customers and will go into effect on October 1. It’s obvious that customers aren’t pleased with this, but more importantly, The […]