Hot on HuffPost Tech:

See More Stories
AOL Tech

Tag: VERIZON WIRELESS

Verizon Has Best Call Quality Across Nation, Says J.D. Power Survey

In a recent survery released by J.D. Power, customers named Verizon Wireless the service provider with the best call quality in four of six regions across America. Verizon tied with AT&T for best customer satisfaction in another region, and U.S. Cellular was named the best carrier in the other. The survey, which canvassed 26,000 cell phone owners between July and December 2010, used seven f...

Verizon Launches iPhone 4, Available February 10th

Today marks the end of a very, very, very long march towards the Verizon iPhone. Years of fruitless rumors can now be put to rest as the iPhone 4 will soon be available in a CDMA flavor on Big Red's 3G network "early next month." At New York's Lincoln Center, Verizon announced that it began negotiating with Apple to bring the device to the network back in 2008, and that it has been internally tes...

'StarCraft II' Tops PC Charts, Congressman Condemns 'Treasonous' Wikileaks Snitch

Highlights from this morning's other big tech headlines.... 'StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty' has already conquered a huge slew of blockbuster rivals to become 2010's best-selling PC title, moving 1.5 million copies during its first two days on the market. [From: Games Beat] A Michigan politician apparently believes that the actions of alleged Wikileaks informant Bradley Manning demand c...

Android Phones Burdened by Carrier Junkware

If you happened to buy a new Droid X yesterday, you may have noticed a couple of apps from Blockbuster and Electronic Arts pre-installed on your device. No, you didn't ask for them, but Motorola and its T-Mobile Verizon carrier thought you might like them. The Blockbuster app provides a map of local retailers and allows users to download films from the company's catalog. Good luck trying to delet...

Voyager 1 Space-Trips to Solar System's 'Edge', eBay Faces $3.8B Lawsuit

Highlights from this morning's other big tech headlines.... The Voyager 1 spacecraft has already traveled an astounding 14 billion miles since its 1977 launch, and the interstellar wanderer is now headed to the Kuiper Belt at the "'edge' of our solar system," more than 13 billion miles from home. [From: Popular Science] eBay has faced exorbitant lawsuits in the past, but XPRT Venture is ...

Verizon Collaborating With Google on a New Android Tablet

Verizon Wireless has apparently decided to get in the tablet game, with a little help from Google. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Verizon chief executive Lowell McAdam confirmed that his company was collaborating on a new tablet with Google, though he was noticeably light on the deets. McAdam simply told the Journal,"We're looking at all the things Google has in its archives that w...

Verizon Wireless Claims Coverage in 233 Countries... Out of 192

Share As of this moment, the U.N. recognizes 192 official countries in the entire world. The U.S. State Department is willing to acknowledge 194. If you ask Verizon Wireless, though, there are about 233 countries on Earth. How does Verizon know? Because that's how many countries it claims to cover on its Web site. The company also recently ran an ad featuring its trademark Verizon guy, in fron...

Verizon Brings Skype to BlackBerry and Android Phones

It looks like Oprah isn't the only one loving on Skype. The service, which allows users to make free calls to other users over the Internet, and to make ridiculously cheap calls to actual phones, just received a major boost thanks to Verizon. The carrier, which you would think might see Skype as something of a competitor, will now be allowing its subscribers to make Skype calls from their smartph...

Verizon Getting Android Phones With Google Partnership

Verizon and Google announced a new partnership that will bring Android powered devices to the cellular carrier in the coming weeks. While we knew that Android handsets were coming to Big Red, the press release suggests this partnership goes beyond Verizon slapping its branding on an HTC Hero. According to the announcement, the two companies, "plan to co-develop several Android-based devices that ...

Is the iPhone Coming to Verizon?

Whoa, folks, the week's barely started and already we have some big tech news. According to "people familiar with the situation," USA Today writes that Verizon and Apple have been in "high level" talks for months about developing an iPhone for the Verizon network. Although Verizon's 80 million customers would make an iPhone deal pretty attractive to Apple, this news flies in the face of Apple CEO ...

'New' Verizon Phone From eBay Comes With Porn

Consumers buying gadgets and games sometimes discover questionable, and even illegal, items hidden in the packaging or sitting dormant in the device's memory. One eBay shopper, going by the name Lillian, recently noticed illicit material on a supposedly new cell phone, according to The Consumerist. Lillian purchased her Verizon phone from a reputably reliable eBay source with almost impeccable fe...

Verizon Offering Buy-One-Get-One-Free Sale on BlackBerrys

What's better than one addictive, relationship-ruining, confidential-information-releasing BlackBerry? Why, two of the things, of course! Right now, at Verizon Wireless, you can walk in, buy one BlackBerry, and get a second one gratis. You might even get a few bucks back in the process. The deal covers BlackBerry's hot touch-screen Storm, the Curve, the Pearl, the old-school 8830, and even a few...

Verizon Posts First Update to BlackBerry Storm Software

Lo and behold, Verizon's taken a break from releasing low-end Nokias for just long enough to officially release its first Storm update -- which just happens to be the same one that's been floating around on the interwebs for a few days now, 4.7.0.75. Anyone unwilling or unable to connect to their PC to nab the update can wait until 9:30 Pacific this evening, when it's said that an over-the-air ver...

Verizon Announces Samsung Omnia for $249.99

If it's a 5-megapixel cameraphone you're looking for, there are decidedly cheaper entries on the market -- but if only a 5-megapixel WinMo Professional set will do, the Omnia's just about the best (read: only) deal you'll find on an American carrier these days. The CDMA translation of the smartphone that Samsung's been selling in other parts of the world for much of 2008 in GSM form carries over...

Motorola Krave ZN4 Review Roundup

We had a feeling we'd get a mixed bag of reviews as soon as we first saw the Motorola Krave ZN4 -- it's one of those love it or hate it type things, you know? In some cases, reviewers chose to focus on the positives, noting that it was cute, unique, a good music player and a phone that would last and last without a recharge. Another batch of critics couldn't hold back the whip, pointing out that...