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After a long wait, and numerous leaks, Verizon has finally decided to launch the low-end LG Lancet Windows Phone. The device is only $120 off-contract and comes with Windows Phone 8.1.
At this point, it is widely expected that Verizon will announce its Microsoft Lumia 735 in the near future and now the official render the company will use has shown up online.
Verizon has announced that it is buying AOL for $4.4bn - including not just its video and advertising platforms, but also well-known web publications such as The Huffington Post and Engadget.
From mighty flagships and middle fingers, to cutting Edge features, Skype's cloud problem, Cortana's tech helpdesk and Apple's music machinations, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
A few weeks after Neowin exclusively revealed the first image of LG's new Windows Phone for Verizon, full details of the device have now emerged - but as we suspected, it's no high-end flagship.
Two weeks after Neowin exclusively published an image of a new LG Windows Phone, further evidence has emerged of the new handset on the company's own website, with the model number 'VW820'.
LG appears to be working on a new Windows Phone Verizon and Neowin has been sent a picture of the device; no word on when the phone will launch but it hopefully won't be too far off.
If you buy a Samsung Galaxy S6 from Verizon, the device will not come pre-loaded with Microsoft apps and AT&T appears to have removed the OneDrive app too that gave users 100GB of free storage.
If you have a Windows PC, you can grab Lollipop for your Verizon LG G3 right now, with the OTA rollout expected to begin soon - but it will only bump your device up to Android 5.0.1, rather than 5.1.
From bendy Galaxys and a galaxy far, far away, to Lumia launches, language barriers, the rise of Redstone and the death of a Windows flagship, it's our weekly round-up of the week's top tech news.
Verizon was expected to offer the Lumia 735 exclusively in the US last year, but reportedly delayed it until 'early 2015' - but it seems the carrier is still planning to launch the device this Spring.
A few days behind its rivals, Verizon is now accepting pre-orders for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, with prices starting at $199.99 on a two-year plan for the standard model, and $299.99 for the S6 edge.
Samsung has announced that pre-orders for its flagship devices, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge will begin on March 27 in the US, with the device being available in all three storage variants.
Five months after it was first unveiled, the Nexus 6 will be making its way to Verizon this week, priced at $249.99 on a two-year plan - and it will come with the latest version of Android on board.
The Nokia Lumia 1520.3 is currently receiving the Lumia Denim update while the Samsung ATIV SE is finally being updated with Windows Phone 8.1.1, a massive update considering the device was on WP8.
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Microsoft has announced that the Denim update is finally available for the Lumia Icon - the first time that Verizon's Windows Phone 'flagship' has received an OS update since its launch a year ago.
Some new info points to an LG phone running Windows and headed for Verizon. Unfortunately this isn't official just yet and the device itself seems to be destined for the low-end of the market.
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Yesterday, it was reported that you cannot buy a Lumia device from Verizon anymore, and while new products are not showing up, you can still buy a refurbished phone for a reasonable price.
It appears that Verizon Wireless has pulled all Lumia phones from its site altogether. Other Windows Phones are still available via the store, so it seems to be a Lumia-only issue.
A Samsung employee has revealed details of its Android 5.0 rollout in the US, including which devices will get the update first, and hints that Samsung is pressuring carriers to speed up its release.
The product listing of the Lumia 735, which was expected to be launched in the US on Verizon in the coming months, has mysteriously disappeared from Microsoft Mobile's website.
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Microsoft has started pushing out the Denim update for Verizon Lumia users who have a 922 or 928. However, if you have an Icon, you will have to wait a bit longer.
Microsoft has formally announced that the rollout of its Lumia Denim update has begun for a "limited number of devices in selected markets", with a wider rollout scheduled for early January.
Just in time for football season, Verizon customers can purchase a new Moto X for only $119.99 with a 2-year contract and customize it with a genuine football leather back.
Motorola and Verizon have a new device called the Droid Turbo, and after spending some time with the phone, we will help you decide if this should be your next smartphone.
The two biggest cellular providers in the United States are working together to bring a better voice call feature to cellular handsets that can access LTE networks in 2015.
Alongside the rather expensive "affordable flagship" Lumia 830, AT&T will also launch the HTC One M8 for Windows on Nov 7, which has until now been a Verizon exclusive, and pricing has been announced.
Verizon is offering customers who take advantage of their larger data plans up to 50% more data for the same price as they're paying now, but hurry as it's for a limited time only.
Microsoft's Joe Belfiore has said that the company is working with Verizon on testing the Windows Phone 8.1 and Lumia Cyan update, but added they "aren't sure how long it will take" until it's ready.
The recently launched Motorola Droid Turbo for Verizon is set to go global as the company has sent out invites for an event in Brazil showing off the rear side of the smartphone.
Verizon and Motorola launched their latest Android flagship, the DROID Turbo. This handset is touted as being able to last two days on a single charge. The handset will release on October 30th.
Verizon is expected to be the only carrier to launch the Lumia 735 in the US - but multiple sources now indicate that Microsoft's new 4G 'selfie phone' won't actually go on sale there until next year.
Verizon's support staff mentioned that the Lumia Icon is being retired by the company. If this is true it means a top of the line Windows Phone is being retired after less than a year on the market.
Redbox Instant, a movie streaming service in direct competition with Netflix, has thrown in the towel and will be shutting down on October 7th with refunds to customers issued later in the week.
AT&T is set to roll out a new limited time promotion that will offer current and existing customers the opportunity to double up on shared monthly data plans at no extra cost.
According to Nokia's website, the Lumia 735 and 830 will be coming to the US soon but the dates and carrier details are not listed on the website for the new phones.
In a recent experiment, T-Mobile's devices lasted longer in battery tests when it was pitted against identical devices from AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon. Some devices lasted up to two hours longer.
Motorola's next flagship rumoured to be launched on September 4, under the Moto X+1 name has been leaked through a press image, showing off its colours and custom back cover.
The president of HTC Americas has hinted at plans to expand availability of the HTC One M8 to more buyers later this year - and an international launch is looking increasingly likely too.
Earlier today, HTC and Verizon announced that the One M8 would becoming to Verizon starting tomorrow but not to be left out, AT&T is now saying that they will get the phone too.
After yesterday's report that showed Windows Phone shipments slowing down and the market share shrinking, we went and asked sales reps at Verizon, AT&T and Sprint about Windows Phones.
An image showing the long-awaited Windows Phone version of the HTC One M8 has been discovered on the servers of Verizon, ahead of its expected launch at an event in New York on August 19.
HTC is building a flagship Windows Phone and it will be coming to Verizon later this year. The device is also said to support VoLTE which will offer high-quality phone calls too.
Verizon has tried to win back customers that have lost trust and patience with the company, but they've recently backtracked by unveiling a new policy that will throttle some Unlimited 4G LTE users.
Verizon has officially announced the pricing and availability of a new smartphone from HTC, called the One Remix -- a rebranded version of the One mini 2 exclusively for the carrier.
If you're on Verizon's FiOS service, the company has some good news for you: from today, it's introducing a huge boost to its upstream speeds, with uploads up to five times faster, free of charge.