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switch to verizon's iphone or stick with droid?

Verizon is getting iPhone this Feb. Should I switch from Droid? [more inside]
posted by FunkyHelix on Jan 11, 2011 - 23 answers

Android to iPhone

Now that the Verizon iPhone is official, I'm going to be counting down the days until February 10th. I'd like your tips/advice/anecdotes about switching from Android to iPhone. [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Jan 11, 2011 - 20 answers

LG Cosmos cellphone manual sucks.

I just got the LG Cosmos on Verizon (not the LG Cosmos Touch), and the booklet it comes with is nearly useless. Anyone else have this phone? Help? [more inside]
posted by tzikeh on Dec 22, 2010 - 3 answers

Netbook from Verizon - use with current WiFi setup? Monthly charge?

I live in Los Angeles and have Time Warner for my internet connection and Verizon for my cell service. If I buy a WiFi-capable netbook from Verizon, will it pick up the the signal from my wireless router I'm already using at home? If so, does this mean I don't have to pay any monthly charges for having the netbook?
posted by AONeal79 on Dec 16, 2010 - 4 answers

Droid dead screen help?

My Motorola Droid's screen is dead. The touch, power, sound still work but I can't see anything. Where in NYC can I go to have this fixed? [more inside]
posted by rmless on Dec 9, 2010 - 2 answers

Upgrade my EnV touch early?

My enV Touch has been acting up. It randomly shuts off and I miss messages. Honestly, I don't want Verizon to fix my phone. I want a new one. Do I even have a chance? [more inside]
posted by NotSoSiniSter on Nov 2, 2010 - 6 answers

'This number has been disconnected' sounds horrible to me

I reallllly don't want to change my phone number, but it would be nice to be able to use my cell phone from home... [more inside]
posted by Tandem Affinity on Sep 30, 2010 - 14 answers


Walk me through this complicated transfer of two separate Verizon phone numbers onto an AT&T family plan. [more inside]
posted by billtron on Sep 27, 2010 - 8 answers

Can you hear me? Now?

[New Smartphone Selection Filter] Droid X vs Droid 2 vs ??? Help me decide! [more inside]
posted by PlutoniumX on Sep 16, 2010 - 7 answers

First fine phone

What kind of phone should we get our son for his 17th birthday? We'd like to get him something reasonably cool, while keeping it reasonably cheap. [more inside]
posted by lukemeister on Aug 23, 2010 - 21 answers

Can he eat his cake and eat it too, cellphone-wise?

Can I cancel my Verizon Wireless contract (and pay the early termination fee) and then sign back up with a new contract to my existing family plan and still manage to keep my number? [more inside]
posted by carpyful on Jul 29, 2010 - 12 answers

Robot, fruit or something else?

Best Verizon smartphone for syncing with Outlook? [more inside]
posted by nayrb5 on Jul 18, 2010 - 3 answers

Renewing AT&T wireless contract early for new iPhone

How can someone negotiate with AT&T to purchase the newest iPhone at the reduced price ($199) even though the contract isn't up until next March? [more inside]
posted by Unsomnambulist on Jul 8, 2010 - 9 answers

Droid X upgrade?

So I want a Droid X, but my phone and data plan setup is a bit wonky... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 7, 2010 - 4 answers

How many Droids we got on this ship anyhow?!

New smartphone user needs help choosing between the Droid Incredible, Droid X, and waiting on a Droid 2. [more inside]
posted by aheckler on Jul 2, 2010 - 12 answers

Are they killing the Incredible? Why?

What's the deal with the HTC Droid Incredible's sudden agoraphobia? [more inside]
posted by The Winsome Parker Lewis on Jun 29, 2010 - 14 answers

Can I call a spoken/transcribed phone number in google voice voicemail?

I use google voicemail on my Motorola Droid. When someone leaves a message that includes a phone number that is different from the number they're calling from, google does a good job of transcribing it. As far as I can tell, however, there's no simple way of calling back that spoken, transcribed number. Instead, I have to memorize it, switch over to phone and key it in (and forget a few digits and switch back and forth and crash the car etc). I feel like maybe I'm just missing something simple, but I'm coming up empty searching for an answer. Does anyone know if it's possible?
posted by The Dutchman on Jun 28, 2010 - 11 answers

Americans who will be travelling in Canada seeking cheapest phone options

My husband and I will be travelling to Canada next month (previously) and are wondering what our cheapest bet is for cell phones. We don't care so much about calling home to the US, but it would be nice to be able to make brief calls and send texts to each other. [more inside]
posted by booksherpa on Jun 24, 2010 - 7 answers

Everything was fine until you came along...

Verizon Fios installation today. Technician crashed my computer. Said they will pay to have it fixed or replaced! Have any of you dealt with this before? What was your outcome?
posted by MayNicholas on Jun 21, 2010 - 15 answers

Use my router or Verizon's?

Getting FIOS installed right now. Should I use Verizon's router or my Airport Extreme? [more inside]
posted by digitalprimate on Jun 21, 2010 - 6 answers

If it weren't for AT&T I'd be getting an iPhone 4

I've had it with AT&T. Help me switch to Verizon without ruining my Apple-icious mobile experience! [more inside]
posted by The Winsome Parker Lewis on Jun 11, 2010 - 20 answers

Getting wifi phone service on Android outside USA.

I need a way to make phone calls via wifi with my Droid Incredible while out of the country. [more inside]
posted by Jackie_Treehorn on Jun 11, 2010 - 8 answers

Asheville, NC - Verizon vs. Sprint - Suggestions?

Time to pick a cell provider. The big thing is that I use my Android phone for everything. I don't want a computer so the 3G needs to be good. It's between Verizon and Sprint because I know AT&T gets virtually no service. So I humbly ask of you, which one isn't lying on their coverage map?
posted by mrflibble on Jun 5, 2010 - 13 answers

put me out of my cell phone misery

Boston Cell Phone Filter: Please help me with this seemingly simple cell phone decision. [more inside]
posted by sully75 on May 24, 2010 - 4 answers

How to prep a BlackBerry for sale?

How to prepare a Verizon BlackBerry Tour 9630 for sale on Ebay? [more inside]
posted by de void on Mar 31, 2010 - 7 answers

Smart-ish cell phone recommendation?

What is a good smart-ish phone usable with Verizon's inexpensive data plan? [more inside]
posted by medusa on Mar 23, 2010 - 13 answers

calling under a moonlit sky.. oh brazil

will i be able to use an android-phone in brazil? [more inside]
posted by yonation on Mar 3, 2010 - 6 answers

I want to buy a Palm Pre. Verizon or Sprint?

I want to buy a Palm Pre. Verizon or Sprint? [more inside]
posted by grouse on Feb 10, 2010 - 20 answers

Awesome droid cases?

I'm getting a Droid tomorrow! I need a case! [more inside]
posted by Uncle on Feb 1, 2010 - 5 answers

Can you hear me now?

Problems being heard on the droid... is this a Verizon network problem or a Droid problem? [more inside]
posted by veryhappyheidi on Jan 18, 2010 - 6 answers

So about this unlocking business

Can you please explain cell phone unlocking as it pertains to CDMA networks in the US? Or, more specifically, I have a Palm Centro for Sprint that I would like to use on Verizon, and I would like some advice on if this is possible and if so what do I do? [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Jan 11, 2010 - 12 answers

Journeying into that wretched hive of scum & villainy--the phone store. Hope me Askme Wan Kenobi!

Yet another droid question. [more inside]
posted by Chrischris on Jan 9, 2010 - 15 answers

Rec me current Droid apps?

Essential or interesting Droid apps since August 2009? [more inside]
posted by FunkyHelix on Jan 7, 2010 - 11 answers

Can I use a Smartphone Without a Data Plan on Verizon?

Anyone successfully using a smartphone on Verizon Wireless without a data plan? [more inside]
posted by Cheesoning on Dec 1, 2009 - 9 answers

Please help me get my email address back

I just moved and canceled my Verizon phone and Internet service. Unfortunately, in the stress of moving, it didn't occur to me that my Verizon email account would also be canceled. Eek! [more inside]
posted by Ollie on Nov 16, 2009 - 6 answers

Have I found a way to get out of my early termination fee with AT&T?

Switching to Verizon, buying a Droid, paying AT&Ts early termination fee, and then selling my 16GB iPhone 3Gs on Ebay to cover my costs and break even (or better) seems like it's too easy. Am I missing something? [more inside]
posted by TurkishGolds on Nov 12, 2009 - 22 answers

I've got a syncing feeling this may not be possible.

Are there any verizon non-smart phones out there that could syc via bluetooth (or some other non-internet way) with a google calendar? [more inside]
posted by dan g. on Oct 13, 2009 - 5 answers

Verizon wont give me what I orderd or let me quit.

How can I make Verizon Wireless treat me better? They changed my plan without my consent. [more inside]
posted by digividal on Oct 12, 2009 - 11 answers

Verizon Lying

Are Verizon lying to my face? What is the best strategy to adopt in order to defend myself? [more inside]
posted by leftfooter on Oct 2, 2009 - 15 answers

This is what I switched to AVOID!

Is Verizon lying to me? [more inside]
posted by InsanePenguin on Sep 29, 2009 - 13 answers

I Envy the EnV (Yeah, I just wrote that. *sigh*)

I have T-Mobile. I want an Lg EnV3. Suggestions? [more inside]
posted by 47triple2 on Sep 12, 2009 - 4 answers

Is the excuse Verizon just gave me for why we keep losing dial tone plausible?

Three times this month: we lose dial tone. We call to complain. Their automated system runs an automated "line test," which fixes the problem. Is the excuse Verizon just gave me for why we this keeps happening plausible? [more inside]
posted by ook on Sep 2, 2009 - 10 answers

Getting the run around from Verizon and collections

Who do I speak to at Verizon to deal with a charged off account? I keep getting sent from the collection agency then to Verizon and back. [more inside]
posted by grablife365 on Sep 1, 2009 - 6 answers

Should I stick with my Comcast high-speed internet plan or switch to Verizon FiOS?

Should I stick with my Comcast high-speed internet plan or switch to Verizon FiOS? [more inside]
posted by lunchbox on Aug 30, 2009 - 13 answers

Turn an AT&T laptop connect card into a wi-fi hotspot?

About six months ago, I saw a cool device. You could plug your AT&T USB 3G "laptop connect" into it, and it would generate a local wi-fi hotspot (similar to the Verizon MiFi). I've since purchased the AT&T card, but I can't find the device anywhere. Was I imagining things? Does such a device exist? It'd be very, very useful. Thanks!
posted by mickmel on Aug 28, 2009 - 6 answers

Picking a good plan

In need of a cheap high speed internet/cable package shared among 7 college girls in MD and not sure where to start. Help! [more inside]
posted by pulled_levers on Aug 25, 2009 - 12 answers

How to put a new cell service & phone number on a Motorola Razr

How do I delete old data on a MotoRazr Maxx cell phone which was formerly on Verizon, and set it up as an extra for someone who uses Alltel? [more inside]
posted by cuddles.mcsnuggy on Aug 21, 2009 - 5 answers

Using a Time Capsule to extend a Verizon MiFi's wifi network?

Is it possible use an Apple Airport Extreme base station or Time Capsule to extend a Verizon MiFi's wireless network? [more inside]
posted by ewagoner on Aug 4, 2009 - 5 answers

How to unfxor a Verizon ENV2 cell phone?

What demon has possessed my girlfriend's Verizon ENV2 (AKA LG VX9011) and reduced it to a mostly deaf and mute state? How do we exorcise this malevolent presence? [more inside]
posted by de void on Aug 3, 2009 - 10 answers

Can you hear me now? No? Good!

Working out a situation where I would have an iPhone on Verizon's data network and wondering if anyone has tried this or is currently doing it. Further details inside [more inside]
posted by genial on Jul 22, 2009 - 10 answers

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