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Verizon empowering parents with apps and safeguards

As the school year winds down and summer approaches, children will be taking part in activities across various locations. For parents with Verizon, some safeguards programs and apps are available to you. Whether you are a parent of a teenager or a younger individual who is carrying a cell phone, if you are on the Verizon network, consider checking out Verizon Wireless FamilyBase, Verizon Family Locator, and Delphi Connect for Verizon.

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Verizon offering free smartphone and tablet workshops

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Verizon is helping smartphone and tablet users master their technology through in-store wireless workshops. This is good news to those consumers who received or purchased a new device during the recent holidays. Subscribers of all wireless carriers can participate at their nearby Verizon Wireless retail store.

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Redesigned BlackBerry Passport arriving exclusively at AT&T

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BlackBerry has new devices coming soon and AT&T will carry them. AT&T and Blackberry have announced an exclusive launch of the newly redesigned BlackBerry Passport. A BlackBerry Classic will also be coming soon to AT&T stores and online.

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Shareable rollover data coming to AT&T

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During this week of announcements, AT&T shared that it will be bringing back rollover data beginning January 25. This rollover feature will vary from past AT&T concepts and be different from the recent T-Mobile rollover plans. All new and current AT&T Mobile Share Value customers will automatically receive the Rollover Datafeature at no additional cost.

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Modio Smartcase to Provide 4G LTE Connectivity for iPad with Wi-Fi Models on AT&T

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Have you purchased a WiFi only iPad and wish you would have spent the extra money for a model with mobile connectivity? AT&T announced that it will be offering the Modio Smartcase at AT&T stores and www.att.com for iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2 and iPad mini with Wi-Fi models initially, followed by iPad Air 2 and iPad Air with Wi-Fi models.

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LG G Flex 2 coming to AT&T

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If you have been thinking about the latest Android devices and were considering a different phone, you may want to take a look at the LG G Flex 2, which will be available at AT&T stores and online. Similar to its predecessor, the LG G Flex, the LG G Flex 2 will feature a curved screen and sharper display.

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Verizon offering special Connection Day to customers

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As a day designed to say “Thanks” to their customers, Verizon has declared November 26, “Connection Day.” Verizon customers will be able to enjoy the gift of 1GB of data at no extra cost as well as other special offers and content.

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AT&T improves Next 24 plan with more ways to save

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At the AT&T Consumer Industry Analyst Conference, AT&T announced some good changes to the AT&T Next 24 plan. With bill credits for new customers, discounts on a smartphone’s monthly line access charge, plus $0 down, customers may save more money compared to what they pay today. The new plan will begin November 9.

AT&T Next is available for new, qualified AT&T customers or existing customers who are upgrade eligible. AT&T Next is available for any current smartphone on AT&T selection. The interest-free device installments range from $10 to $50 a month, depending on the device selected.

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Droid Turbo arriving at Verizon

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Verizon announced that the DROID Turbo will be arriving in stores and online beginning October 30. With a few color selections and storage capacities, the DROID Turbo will be available for purchase either with a new two-year agreement or on the Verizon Edge program. Early adopters will also get some extra perks with their new device:

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iPhone 6 lines and sales wrap around the block

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Pre-ordering ended as the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus went on sale. Apple, AT&T, Verizon, and other retailers had lines that wrapped around the stores, down the mall hallways, and down the block. Even with yearly releases, it has been some time since lines this long were remembered.

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