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May 24, 2013 | John O'Malley, Contributor
As Memorial Day approaches, we remember and honor the men and women who have died while serving in our armed forces as well as those veterans who have returned with emotional and physical challenges. Organizations like the Loyola Recovery Foundation aim to help veterans facing numerous ...
May 24, 2013 | Jenny Weaver, Contributor
Swimsuit? Check. Sunglasses and hat? Check, check. Towel? Check. Waterproof cell phone case? Check. With Memorial Day here, it’s officially water sports season. Whether you head to the beach, the lake or to a backyard pool, water-ready and wireless devices are essential to summer fun.
May 24, 2013 | Heidi Flato, Contributor
The Selfie appears to be here to stay. Every day, celebrities, individuals and even pets (well, their owners) are using mobile devices to post Selfies across social networks. With front-facing cameras on many phones, users never have to worry about getting the shot they want since these devices ...
May 24, 2013 | Gretchen LeJeune-Whitaker, Contributor
With a busy 2013 storm season predicted by The Weather Channel, coastal residents can prepare in advance with mobile devices and accessories. Follow these tips to stay up-to-date and connected.
May 23, 2013 | David Samberg, Contributor
To help protect and save content, Verizon Wireless will begin rolling out Verizon Cloud for smartphones and tablets in the coming weeks. The secure storage app gives customers a place to back up and access their information.
May 23, 2013 | Michelle Gilbert, Contributor
In the machine-to-machine (M2M) world, the innovations are seemingly endless. For example, a tablet-controlled VGo telepresence unit wheels back and forth to keep factory workers safer in chemical plants by remotely monitoring stock and environmental equipment.
May 23, 2013 | Brenda Hill, Contributor
With the convenience of having take-out menus and delivery options all on your smartphone or tablet, food can be ordered whenever and arrive after a long day at work or taking care of family.
May 22, 2013 | Elva Lima, Contributor
Earlier today, Verizon Wireless introduced the newest premium retailer to give consumers the ability to purchase the latest smartphones and tablets on its 4G LTE network – Viva Móvil by Jennifer Lopez. Viva Móvil will offer consumers a full service shopping experience online, in customized stores...
May 22, 2013 | Laura Merritt, Contributor
As summertime approaches, people across the country are hitting the road to drive everywhere from their favorite theme parks and outdoor concerts to a favorite sporting event. Use these smartphone apps to help keep track of your parked car, no matter where it is.
May 22, 2013 | Karen Smith, Contributor
A number of smartphone and tablet applications are available to make job searching easier for recent grads and others looking to advance their careers. From resume building, to searching for opportunities, to preparing for an important interview, the following apps can make the job hunt less ...
May 21, 2013 | News Releases
Verizon Wireless is providing first responders, its customers and the general public in tornado-struck central Oklahoma with wireless emergency relief in the form of added wireless communications capabilities, increased network capacity, including disaster relief vehicles where customers will be ...
May 21, 2013 | Kevin White, Contributor
Verizon Wireless will begin deploying small cells into its 4G LTE network during the second half of 2013. Small cells will be used to primarily enhance localized capacity and coverage, such as in a business district or shopping mall where there is concentrated traffic.
May 21, 2013 | Ginger Daril, Contributor
Verizon Wireless customers can donate $10 to the Red Cross by texting REDCROSS to 90999 or to the Salvation Army by texting STORM to 80888. Those who would like to give more can donate up to $50 via text. Text messaging fees will be waived and 100 percent of each donation goes directly to the Red...
May 20, 2013 | Paul Macchia, Contributor
For small and medium-sized businesses, there are many apps that help shrink the stacks of paper in the office. By scanning, storing and managing documents and other materials electronically, businesses access their documents from anywhere, improving efficiencies.
May 20, 2013 | David Samberg, Contributor
New mobile tools enable families to stay more connected than ever before. The modern family uses wireless technology like 4G LTE smartphones and tablets, as well as emerging social platforms to stay in touch on the go.
May 17, 2013 | David Samberg, Contributor
The International CTIA Wireless 2013 Conference begins on May 21, and for three days the wireless industry will convene in Las Vegas to discuss topics including cyber security, connected consumers, and next-generation networks.
May 17, 2013 | Paul Macchia, Contributor
This year, the college basketball tournament broke online streaming records. Weeks later, the 2013 Masters Golf Tournament also drew a big online audience, further solidifying that online streaming is a key part of the future of live sporting events. With televised sporting events going mobile, ...
May 16, 2013 | Esmeralda Díaz Cameron, Contributor
It’s important to think about what you can do to help avoid any issues. Whether you’re walking, running, or biking, the bottom line is that promoting safety should always be your first priority. And, a smartphone can be just as much of a safety tool as you make your way around the city.
May 16, 2013 | David Samberg, Contributor
The second screen trend continues to grow and enhance the way viewers watch and interact with their favorite TV shows. The second screen is a natural complement for viewers who use social media platforms and apps while watching TV, and now reality competition and award shows are encouraging the ...