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Microsoft: 'Work is underway' on Verizon's Lumia Cyan updates

Owners of the Lumia Icon, the Lumia 928 and the Lumia 822 in the US have been waiting patiently for Verizon Wireless to push out the long awaited update to the Lumia Cyan firmware. Today, Microsoft's Windows VP Joe Belfiore posted word on his Twitter account that work on those updates is "...
US carriers will soon start unlocking phones the easy way

It will soon be a lot easier to unlock a phone from America's top carriers — here's what you need to know

The top five carriers in the United States will on Feb. 11 implement new unlocking procedures for smartphones, tablets, and other cellular devices sold on their networks. The new unlocking standards were set forth by the CTIA in late 2013 and, though a voluntary commitment by the carriers, define...
Verizon on Lumia Windows Phones 'We have temporarily sold out online'

Verizon on Lumia Windows Phones 'We have temporarily sold out online'

Last night at CES, we managed to chat up some people with Microsoft, specifically about the Verizon incident and Lumia phones. Starting yesterday, Verizon apparently pulled listings for their Lumia phones on the Verizon Wireless site. Granted, those phones – the Lumia 822 and Lumia 928 – are both...

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Verizon approves ATIV SE Windows Phone 8.1.1 updates, now available

Verizon approves ATIV SE Windows Phone 8.1.1 updates, now available

Update is NOW available as of 1 pm ET! Verizon is, ironically, ahead of many US carriers when it comes to pushing out Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1. The Samsung ATIV SE, an admittedly beautiful and well-crafted Windows Phone is now on the stage to get the update too. The Samsung ATIV SE launched...
Get the HTC One M8 for Windows from Verizon for free with a two-year contract

Get the HTC One M8 for Windows from Verizon for free with a two-year contract

Verizon is currently offering the HTC One M8 for Windows for free with a new two-year contract. At the same time, you can get the Verizon One M8 for Windows from Amazon for just 1 cent with a new contract. The HTC One M8 for Windows normally goes for $149.99 with a new two-year Verizon...
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Verizon Wireless swaps CEOs, John Stratton now in charge

Big Red has a new chief, with John Stratton replacing Dan Mead as CEO of Verizon Wireless. Stratton comes from within Verizon, having previously served as the company's President of Global Enterprise and Consumer Wireline. Mead will stay with Verizon to oversee the sale of the company's wireline...
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Here's the Lumia Icon with Denim update

Lumia Icon users on Verizon today are very happy because the Denim update has just gone live. It first became available through the Software Recovery Tool, but the Over-The-Air update followed soon after. The Lumia Denim update brings several improvements, but the most notable features are 'Hey,...
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Verizon publishes Lumia Icon PDF detailing Denim and 8.1.1 – update inbound?

Tonight, Verizon Wireless has pushed out a new PDF data sheet detailing the Lumia Denim and Windows Phone 8.1.1 updates that are long overdue for the neglected Lumia Icon. Verizon previously had missed the Lumia Cyan update, but are now wrapping Cyan and Denim up into one update that was due in...
US carriers will soon start unlocking phones the easy way

It will soon be a lot easier to unlock a phone from America's top carriers — here's what you need to know

The top five carriers in the United States will on Feb. 11 implement new unlocking procedures for smartphones, tablets, and other cellular devices sold on their networks. The new unlocking standards were set forth by the CTIA in late 2013 and, though a voluntary commitment by the carriers, define...
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Verizon's cutting its data plans across the board up to $10/month

Verizon Wireless will cut prices on most of its existing More Everything plans by up to $10 a month while also adding some new options starting on Thursday. The new plans will also allow some customers to add smartphones on Verizon Edge for $15 a month. Only the 500MB and 10GB data plans will...
Major carriers partner to bring LTE to Chicago's subways

Major carriers partner to bring LTE to Chicago's subways

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced that the city has reached a deal with Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile to bring 4G LTE from all four carriers to the Chicago Transit Authority's subway system. The network, which will replace the decade-old system currently in Chicago's subways,...
Verizon on Lumia Windows Phones 'We have temporarily sold out online'

Verizon on Lumia Windows Phones 'We have temporarily sold out online'

Last night at CES, we managed to chat up some people with Microsoft, specifically about the Verizon incident and Lumia phones. Starting yesterday, Verizon apparently pulled listings for their Lumia phones on the Verizon Wireless site. Granted, those phones – the Lumia 822 and Lumia 928 – are both...
Verizon appears to pull all Lumia phones from site, halts sales

Verizon appears to pull all Lumia phones from site, halts sales

The Microsoft, Verizon drama appears to be continuing as the Verizon Wireless website has evidently pulled all Nokia Lumias from their website. The HTC One (M8) for Windows and Samsung ATIV SE are still available, so Verizon does not appear to be targeting Windows Phone in particular. Verizon...

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