Tag Archives: verizon

  • Using Online Text Messaging

    A friend of mine recently told me about online text messaging – sending and receiving texts using your phone company’s website. At first I thought, why in the Heck would I want/need to do that? Well, a case in point came up today and I’m glad I knew about this little trick. Today, I forgot […]

  • Get a Free iPhone 6 from Verizon

    If you have an old iPhone and are dreaming about the iPhone 6, Verizon Wireless can make that dream come true at no initial cost to you.   If you trade in your old iPhone (4, 4s, 5, 5c, 5s), Verizon will give you a $200 gift card good toward a 16GB iPhone 6, which is […]

  • Judy’s Tech News Digest

    Debit and Credit Cards Hacked at Target Up to 40 million credit and debit cards may have been hacked at Target stores.  According to Target,  “unauthorized access may impact guests who made credit or debit card purchases in our U.S. stores from Nov. 27 to Dec. 15, 2013.” Breached information includes customer name, debit or credit […]

  • Judy’s Tech News Digest

    Free BlackBerry, Anyone? In an effort to unload their BlackBerry Z10 stock, Verizon is offering the phone for free and it is just 49 cents at AT&T.  A two-year contract is required, of course. The Z10 was originally priced at $199 by both carriers.  But the demand has been pretty abysmal.  $934 million of BlackBerry’s […]

  • Shared Data Plans are Here (Almost)

    Today, Verizon Wireless announced their much anticipated shared data plans. Share Everything Plans include unlimited voice minutes, unlimited text, video and picture messaging and a single data allowance for up to ten Verizon Wireless devices. In addition, the Mobile Hotspot service on all the devices is included in the Share Everything Plans at no additional […]

  • Verizon to Offer Multi-Device Data Plans

    It looks like a multiple-device data plan is coming to Verizon later this year. At Verizon’s quarterly earnings call on April 19th, Fran Shammo, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Verizon Communications, stated: …we will be launching our data share plan in midsummer this year. We believe that plan, the way we have […]