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  1. jntdroid

    Family Shared Apple Music with Verizon's promo?

    We use Verizon, and each of our lines are eligible for the "free Apple Music" promo. My family is on an Amazon Music family plan right now, and we all share the same playlists under the same ID (in other words, the family plan simply allows us to listen on multiple devices - we don't take...
  2. Maura

    AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint Team Up to Create New Mobile Authentication Platform

    9to5 Mac reports that the Mobile Authentication Taskforce, comprising AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint, has today announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona its “next-generation mobile authentication platform.” The Mobile Authentication Taskforce was created last year to develop a...
  3. Maura

    Verizon to Stop Selling Unlocked iPhones

    CNET reports that Verizon has announced that it will no longer sell unlocked smartphones in order to deter theft. From today, all Verizon devices will be locked in to the Verizon network, but only until the customer signs up and activates their service, after which they will be unlocked...
  4. Maura

    Verizon Signs $1.5 Billion NFL Streaming Deal

    According to a new report from Recode, Verizon has just signed a deal with the NFL worth more than $1.5 billion over 5 years to stream live games. Verizon’s previous deal to stream NFL games was worth $1 billion over 4 years, so this deal is actually costing the company more per season. Recode...
  5. S

    iPhone X A1901 working on verizon

    Hey everyone, new to the forum. So I went through a bit of confusion on iPhone X models. I was with T-Mobile when I purchased the phone unlocked gsm version. Recently wanted to switch to Verizon. Did some google searching and of course was told the phone would not work on Verizon. But just for...
  6. smalltowngirl13

    Stock availability of the iPhone X...

    Here in the middle of Kansas (Salina to be exact) - as of an hour ago, Verizon still had stock of the iPhone X in their store? I am curious if anyone knows if their local carriers have stock. Now I don't know what color or size, I only know this because a friend of my daughter was in and...
  7. Maura

    Verizon Has Changed its Unlimited Data Plan and People are Unhappy

    The Verge reports that Verizon Wireless has announced that its current unlimited data plan is no more, and will be replaced by three new options: Go Unlimited (from $75 for a single line); Beyond Unlimited ($85 for first line); and Business Unlimited. Apparently, these new plans are all much...
  8. Maura

    Verizon Admits to Throttling Netflix and Other Streaming Services

    MacRumors reports that after some Verizon Wireless customers started noticing last week that various streaming services such as Netflix and YouTube were being throttled, Verizon admitted to Ars Technica that it is in fact throttling some services. A Verizon spokesperson said that it was doing so...
  9. Maura

    T-Mobile Offers to Pay Off iPhone Bills for Verizon Customers Who Switch

    MacRumors reports that T-Mobile has today launched a limited-time offer to tempt Verizon customers to switch over to T-Mobile. Beginning May 31, at T-Mobile stores throughout the United States, if Verizon customers with either an iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, or iPhone SE...
  10. Maura

    Intel’s iPhone 7 Modem Will Only Work on Certain iPhones

    Recode writes that the new Intel modem chip that Apple has used in the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is unable to be used on Sprint and Verizon networks as it does not support the CDMA standard that those two carriers still use. This means that Apple has had to create separate iPhone 7 and iPhone 7...
  11. Maura

    Apple to Use Intel Modem Chips in Some iPhone 7 Models

    Bloomberg reports on a major coup for Intel, which it claims has managed to finally make a big entrance into the mobile market with Apple ordering Intel modem chips for some iPhone 7 models, rather than the usual Qualcomm, in a bid to have a more diverse supplier base. Specifically, Apple is...
  12. W

    Major iPhone 6 rollout to government

    Here's news that will make all iPhone supporters happy. Back in 2011, the Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division rolled out Blackberry Bold phones to it's Investigators. The carrier was Sprint. This was the result of Sprint being the lowest bidder. There's some speculation that the person...
  13. E

    Considering giving up unlimited data plan.. advice requested!

    Hi everyone. I had a brilliant (or stupid) idea and I was really hoping to get some feedback on it from the geniuses from this site. Here's my situation: Right now I'm on an old family plan consisting of 2 iPhone 5s' and 2 basic phones. Only 1 iPhone 5s has unlimited data and we hardly use any...
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