Verizon to Sell LG Watch Urbane for $349

It’s official: LG is gunning right for the Apple Watch. Based on facts gleaned from a newly leaked promotional material from Verizon, posted on AndroidSpin on Friday, the LG Watch Urbane—the newest addition to Google’s Android Wear lineup—will cost about as much as an Apple Watch when it goes on sale at the end of the … [Read more...]

Google Wireless May Offer Free International Roaming

While details about the plan are still relatively sparse, it seems as though Google’s plans for providing a new MVNO wireless service could include killing international roaming fees. The news comes by way of an article in the Telegraph published this past weekend. According to the report, Google is working out a deal … [Read more...]

The Phone Insurance Claim System for Major Wireless Carriers is Laughably Easy to Defraud

We have all been there, you are buying a new smartphone and the sales associate asks if you would like to purchase phone insurance -- you know, in case of an accident. You weigh the pricing options for a moment and think about your general clumsiness and decide to get the insurance. If you use one of the major carriers in … [Read more...]

Wireless Carriers Are Offering Awesome iPhone 6 Trade-In Programs

If you were blown away by Tuesday’s iPhone 6 announcement and are anxious to place your pre-order, then I have even more exciting news for you: new iPhone 6 trade-in programs from Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile may give you enough money to pay for your new iPhone and also pad your wallet a little bit. If you are … [Read more...]

HTC One M8 for Windows Coming to Sprint & T-Mobile

Last week, we got the first official look at the HTC One M8 for Windows, the latest Windows Phone handset to come from the OEM, and a phone that many believe to represent a turning point for the third-place mobile platform. Currently, the smartphone is exclusive to Verizon, and AT&T has announced that it too will soon … [Read more...]

HTC Unveils One M8 for Windows, $99 on Verizon

After weeks of rumors, HTC has officially announced its newest smartphone: the HTC One M8 for Windows. Want to get one? Then you’d better be ready to buy a new two-year contract with Verizon. Starting at noon eastern today, Verizon Wireless is offering the M8 for Windows for $99 with the start of a new two year contract. … [Read more...]

How the Xbox One Can Lower Your Cable Costs (if You’re a FiOS Customer)

As you may know, I’ve been on the hunt for a way to get the most television at the lowest possible price. Out of disgust with the size of my bill, I cut cable out of my Verizon FiOS plan entirely, and have looked to supplement streaming services with over-the-air broadcasts. But it hit me while playing with my Xbox One last … [Read more...]

A Year Without Cable, Week 14: The Sorry Attempt

If you’ve ever quit a pricey subscription service before, you’ve likely had that service put on the full court press in order to regain possession of those lost dollars. You might get offers via email or telephone, for instance. You might even have someone come to your door looking to sell you service, as I did with a … [Read more...]

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