Verizon Extends HopeLine's Reach Via Android App
Verizon Wireless today announced a new dedicated application for its HopeLine service. The app, which works on Android smartphones and tablets, gives victims of domestic abuse another avenue through which they can reach out for help or simply gather information. The app lets Verizon subscribers connect directly to the National Domestic Violence Hotline for interventions if necessary. The HopeLine also makes it easier to donate unused phones or monetary contributions to the HopeLine program. The application is free to download, but requires that customers are subscribed to a data plan.
Verizon Zero-Rates Its Fios Mobile Video App
Verizon Wireless today said the company's Fios home internet and television customers can stream an unlimited amount of live and recorded shows over LTE without impacting their monthly data allotment. Specifically, Fios customers can use the Fios Mobile app on their smartphones and tablets to watch 140 channels of live television, movies, and stored DVR content.
Amazon Makes Mobile Wallet App Available
Amazon recently released a mobile wallet application for Android-based smartphones. The app, which Amazon has labeled a beta, lets people store gift cards, loyalty cards, and membership cards, which can be scanned or typed directly into the app.
Verizon Allowing Customers to Send Starbucks Gift Cards via Text
Verizon Wireless today announced that its customers can send Starbucks eGift cards to one another from within the Verizon Messages application. The application lets users pick a background, amount ($5, $10, or $25), and enter a short message.
Verizon Wireless Debuts New My Verizon App and Plan
Verizon Wireless today announced major changes to its service plans and how customers manage them. The new Verizon Plan goes hand-in-hand with a completely new My Verizon app for mobile devices.