Verizon starts rolling out much-needed maintenance update for the LG G4


It appears that Verizon has at last been listening to its customers as it’s now rolling out a much-needed maintenance update to all its carrier-branded variants of the LG G4 located in the United States. The upgrade addresses some severe touchscreen issues that have been present on the handset ever since its launch back in April which resulted in user’s frequently having to restart their device just restore usability. It also introduces a new slow motion option in the camera application and unlinks the ringer, notification and system volumes.

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LG Ray with 5.5-Inch HD display, Octa-core processor and 13MP rear camera launches in select 3G markets

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While 4G is available in many countries (and we look forward to the arrival of 5G), it’s easy to forget that some of us have to make do with 3G. With this in mind, the LG Ray has just been announced, with the South Korean manufacturer making the entry-level handset available in the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) sometime this week and Latin America later on.  Read more

Verizon offering up to $500 on select Black Friday deals


Verizon has largely resisted a lot of the changes going on in the wireless carrier industry, but resistance is futile when it comes to Black Friday. If you are interested in switching to the carrier and are willing to get a phone from a small selection of options, this Friday could be the day to do it. Verizon will be offering deals totaling up to $500 in credits and gift cards. Read more

LG Watch Urbane 2 LTE gets canned indefinitely due to hardware concerns


Hopefully none of you pre-ordered LG’s Watch Urbane 2 LTE, as LG has just announced that the device has been indefinitely cancelled thanks to some quality concerns with the hardware. They didn’t specify exactly what the problem is, but they did say it’s pretty complicated to solve and it does affect day-to-day usage of the device. That’s never a good combination. Read more

MetroPC brings BOGO deal back for Black Friday


Does anyone even realize that Thanksgiving is next Thursday? Probably not, because we’re all set on Black Friday. Around the world, stores will be stormed with customers eager to get their hands on the hottest deals of the year. So many are preparing for the massive foot traffic by launching their Black Friday deals early. MetroPCS, the prepaid carrier owned and operated by T-Mobile, has launched its familiar buy-one-get-one promotion eight days ahead of the (unofficial) holiday being honored.

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