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Pixel 2 XL now available for $749 at Google Store

Google unveiled the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL at its October 4 conference in San Francisco. The devices include a list of new features and start at $650. Here's where you can purchases the new devices for yourself.
Computing

How to set up a VPN

Take a look at our walkthrough for creating a virtual private network and why it is beneficial for more than just increased privacy and security. We go step-by-step, detailing how to set up a VPN in both MacOS and in Windows 10.
Computing

Yahoo Messenger will soon die as Squirrel lives on in its wake

Yahoo Messenger will shut down for good in mid-July, ending all instant messaging services for mobile and web clients. Its closure brings an end to more than 20 years of chatting history.
Mobile

Verizon quietly launches startup Visible, which offers unlimited data for $40

There's a new mobile service provider on the block, and as it turns out, it's being backed by a player with plenty of experience. Visible is a new startup from Verizon that offers super low-cost service that is unlimited.
Mobile

Verizon doesn’t care about Sprint and T-Mobile merger

Verizon's CEO has stated he doesn't care about the impending T-Mobile and Sprint merger, and isn't concerned about any impact it may have on the carrier's own plans to rule the 5G landscape in the United States.
Smart Home

Canary and partners to donate security devices to first responders in May

Verizon and State Farm are joining with home security provider Canary to pay tribute to first responders by donating more than 10,000 of the company's Canary all-in-one home security devices to police, fire and EMS professionals.
Mobile

Verizon, AT&T under investigation for allegedly colluding to block eSIM tech

The U.S. Justice Department is reportedly investigating possible collusion between Verizon and AT&T, who have been accused of trying to block the development and implementation of eSIM technology.
Mobile

As unlimited data plans grow more popular, Wi-Fi loses its dominance

As major cellphone service providers continue to re-introduce unlimited data to their content-hungry customers, it looks like folks are spending more time surfing the web on their phones in Wi-Fi free zones.
Mobile

Verizon redesigns its parental control app, launches Smart Family

Verizon has redesigned FamilyBase, its parental controls app for iOS. Now known as Smart Family, it allows parents to control their kids' phone use, including the type of content they can view and amount of screen time.
Computing

Verizon takes an Oath to read your Yahoo and AOL emails

Verizon's media company, Oath, which oversees AOL and Yahoo, has updated its privacy policies to allow for broader collections of data. And by broader, we mean your emails, photos, and banking information.
Computing

Verizon agrees, ransomware is the most popular form of malware

Ransomware has emerged as one of the most common forms of malware among organizations. The reason: Cybercriminals are mostly influenced by a desire to make money and ransomware is one of the easiest and cheapest ways to attack.
Mobile

Best mobile plans and cell phones for seniors who just want to stay in touch

If you're a grandparent who wants to easily stay in touch with loved ones, picking the right phone can be a hassle if you don't know your iOS from your Android. Here are the best mobile plans and cell phones for seniors.