Mobile Browser Battlemodo: Which Phones Deliver The Real Web

Before 2007, using the internet on your phone would make you want to kill yourself, if you were dumb enough to believe the crap splattered across that tiny screen even was the "internet." But the combination of increased bandwidth and better mobile software means that more phones really are promising to deliver the » 11/19/08 11:00am 11/19/08 11:00am

LG VX9600, Little Brother to the Dare, Passes FCC Testing

LG's VX9600 has finally gotten the go-ahead from the FCC and may appear on Verizon shelves everywhere soon. Though information is scarce, the phone will have Bluetooth, an MP3 player, a 2 megapixel camera and a 3-inch 480x240 pixel TFT touchscreen. Verizon is allegedly planning to market it as a lower-end, and thus… » 9/09/08 3:22am 9/09/08 3:22am

Verizon's LG Dare Full Review (Verdict: Best iClone Yet)

"Dare to be different," the saying goes, but the LG Dare is really Verizon Wireless's attempt to fit in, to offer a phone that's more like the AT&T LG Vu and Sprint Samsung Instinct, not to mention Apple's similarly priced iPhone 3G. The truth is, the Dare may not be as glamorous or well-priced as the Instinct, but it has … » 6/30/08 7:03pm 6/30/08 7:03pm

Verizon Gets Rhapsody Subscriptions, DRM-Free Downloads

Verizon customers with certain VCAST phones have some new options for buying music, thanks to Rhapsody. First off, the $15 per month, all-the-songs-you-can-guzzle subscription service is offered on LG's Decoy and Dare, Moto's W755 and Samsung's SCH-u550, Glyde, and Juke, and will be available for the Chocolate 3 when… » 6/30/08 12:01am 6/30/08 12:01am

LG Dare, Verizon's Most Daring Phone Yet: Impressions, Video…

Let's just put this out there: LG's Dare is (or will be) the best touchscreen phone in Verizon's lineup. It's not quite as feature rich as the Instinct, but it corrects a lot of the Voyager's flaws, from the touchscreen to the music player, as you can see in our video walkthrough and massive gallery. UPDATE: Click for… » 6/25/08 9:00am 6/25/08 9:00am

LG's Touchscreen Dare, New Chocolate Fipper and Decoy with Piggy-Back…

Verizon Wireless is finally fessing up to three LG phones that it will be delivering to customers in June and July:

• The Dare, aka VX9700: This has a touchscreen but is slim thanks to the absence of a hidden keyboard (like on the bulkier Glyde and Voyager).

Chocolate 3: A phone we hadn't seen before, that ditches… » 6/11/08 10:04am 6/11/08 10:04am

First Hands-on Pics of Verizon-Branded LG Dare Cellphone

We first mentioned the upcoming LG Dare, also known as the VX9700, back in March. But now over on Phone Arena more pics of the candybar touchscreen cellphone have emerged. They show it carrying the Verizon brand, a little more of the phone's UI, and confirm that the 3.2-megapixel autofocus cam will have a flash. The… » 6/06/08 5:05am 6/06/08 5:05am