Van-Tastic: VZ Navigator Gets Traffic Avoidance, Gas Finder, 3D View

Verizon's latest VZ Navigator update adds popular features already found in other mobile navi software like Telenav. The big one is traffic avoidance: in 75 cities, routes will be plotted using reliable historical traffic data along with realtime reports from Navteq Traffic. VZW doesn't say how frequently the realtime… » 4/01/08 10:45am 4/01/08 10:45am

Verizon's CTIA Phone Lineup: Remakes and Sequels

CTIA comes but twice a year, and it gives the telecoms and phone makers a chance to show off their coolest stuff. Verizon Wireless apparently has its hands full with the whole open-network thing, because instead of unveiling something potentially sweet like the LG VX9700 or VX8560, its lineup of CTIA phones looks… » 3/31/08 3:00am 3/31/08 3:00am

Verizon Wireless Revamps Price Plans To Integrate Mobile Web, Per-MB Data Charges

Up until now, Verizon Wireless has charged people with any America's Choice plan $5 per month extra to use the Mobile Web for any reason, and has charged airtime minutes while you use it. In a transition that is intended to pave the way for more variety of data usage, VZW is dropping America's Choice altogether. The… » 11/01/07 12:00am 11/01/07 12:00am