Catch all the Top Summer Blockbusters with Help From These Movie Apps
Cool off and check out your favorite summer blockbusters of 2013. But how can you get the most out of your cinematic experience? Look no further than your Verizon smartphone and these hot movie apps.With the Fandango app, you can check out the latest trailers, read reviews, find the best show times and purchase tickets—all from your mobile device. Additional goodies include voice searches, fan alerts to keep you posted on your favorite movies and Next Hour, which will find you the closest additional showing in case you’re running late to the theater.Flixster’s app lets you get info on your favorite flicks, check show times and purchase tickets for that big midnight premiere of The Next Big Thing, Part IV (now in 3D). With Flixster, you can stream your digital copies straight to your device, showing your friends once and for all who shot who first.“Isn’t that the one guy from that one movie? No, not THAT movie, the other one.”We’ve all been through a conversation like this at least once in our lives. Thanks to the IMDb app, it’s not a conversation you’ll have to deal with again. Instantly search through IMDb’s database of more than two million movies and TV shows, as well as more than four million celebrity listings to find who starred in what, quick trivia facts and the latest in Hollywood headlines.Check out the rest of our favorite movie apps here.

Catch all the Top Summer Blockbusters with Help From These Movie Apps


Cool off and check out your favorite summer blockbusters of 2013. But how can you get the most out of your cinematic experience? Look no further than your Verizon smartphone and these hot movie apps.

With the Fandango app, you can check out the latest trailers, read reviews, find the best show times and purchase tickets—all from your mobile device. Additional goodies include voice searches, fan alerts to keep you posted on your favorite movies and Next Hour, which will find you the closest additional showing in case you’re running late to the theater.

Flixster’s app lets you get info on your favorite flicks, check show times and purchase tickets for that big midnight premiere of The Next Big Thing, Part IV (now in 3D). With Flixster, you can stream your digital copies straight to your device, showing your friends once and for all who shot who first.
“Isn’t that the one guy from that one movie? No, not THAT movie, the other one.”

We’ve all been through a conversation like this at least once in our lives. Thanks to the IMDb app, it’s not a conversation you’ll have to deal with again. Instantly search through IMDb’s database of more than two million movies and TV shows, as well as more than four million celebrity listings to find who starred in what, quick trivia facts and the latest in Hollywood headlines.

Check out the rest of our favorite movie apps here.

Inforgraphic: Get Tech Fit
Check out the latest infographic from Verizon to see how you get fit with tech as swimsuit season approaches. This infographic is based on a survey conducted by Verizon of more than 12k social followers and responses were collected between 2/4 and 2/11 of 2013. 
The best way to get tech fit is to find your perfect accessory.

 

Inforgraphic: Get Tech Fit

Check out the latest infographic from Verizon to see how you get fit with tech as swimsuit season approaches. This infographic is based on a survey conducted by Verizon of more than 12k social followers and responses were collected between 2/4 and 2/11 of 2013. 

The best way to get tech fit is to find your perfect accessory.

 

Stress-Free Shopping Is Just a Click Away

Parents who have spent the last few weeks back to school shopping for clothes and supplies can attest that shopping can be stressful. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that a growing number of shoppers are avoiding the crowds and making mobile commerce part of their shopping routine.

Recognizing this trend, Verizon and Amazon will offer a suite of Amazon-owned shopping apps directly to customers on certain Verizon Wireless Android smartphones. Retail apps like those offered by Amazon are another way wireless users can customize their smartphones and bring the convenience of online shopping right to their mobile device.  

Click through for a list of apps.

Have you found great apps to use to shop directly from your mobile device? Reblog this and tell us what apps you use!

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INFOGRAPHIC: Kids Want Tech, Not Clothing, for Back to School Shopping

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A recent survey conducted by online shopping site Ebates finds that 43% of parents THINK their kids want new clothing this time of year. 

Well, according to the survey: 1,100 of the 2208 kids polled (between the ages 8 to 18) indicated that technology was their top priority heading into the new school year.  In fact, 42% said they’d specifically prefer a new smartphone, a laptop or even a tablet. Of those who were wishing for tech, it was the tweens (8-12) who yearned for the new gadgets more than the teens.

What gadgets are your kids looking forward to most for the new school year?

Don’t forget to research your options for parental controls to ensure safe and appropriate use. To learn more about VZW’s offerings including content filters, family locator and usage controls, click here

Smartphone Apps Can Help Ease Pain At The Pump Ouch!
Anyone driving a motor vehicle in the United States has experienced pain at the pump lately. Luckily, help is just a click away on your smartphone thanks to some great applications designed to steer you to some serious savings.
To help get you back on the road and give your wallet a break try:
Gas Buddy: Locates gas stations near you and shows current gas prices.
Gas Mileage Calculator: This free app helps drivers figure out their cars’ gas mileage and cost per mile.
For a full list of apps click through!

Smartphone Apps Can Help Ease Pain At The Pump Ouch!

Anyone driving a motor vehicle in the United States has experienced pain at the pump lately. Luckily, help is just a click away on your smartphone thanks to some great applications designed to steer you to some serious savings.

To help get you back on the road and give your wallet a break try:

Gas Buddy: Locates gas stations near you and shows current gas prices.

Gas Mileage Calculator: This free app helps drivers figure out their cars’ gas mileage and cost per mile.

For a full list of apps click through!

Introducing Verizon Wireless’ Small Business Advisor: Dynamic Database Guides SMBs To The Best Apps To Run Their Businesses

 Check out Verizon Wireless’ Small Business Advisor, a free, interactive tool that provides quick and easy recommendations for mobile solutions. The new service is designed to help customers find small business solutions that help boost productivity, protect information and use wireless technology to grow their business.

Verizon Wireless’ Small Business Advisor is now available for free at http://smallbizadvisor.verizonwireless.com.

Check Out Video Now Available from the Opening of Verizon’s San Francisco Application Innovation Center!

Check Out Video Now Available from the Opening of Verizon’s Application Innovation Center !

The official opening of Verizon’s Application Innovation Center can be viewed here: www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia
 The Video from the opening presentation, features executives from Verizon Wireless, Qualcomm and Chomp
 Also find sound bites from:
         o Dan Mead, president and chief executive officer of Verizon Wireless
         o David Small, chief technical officer of Verizon Wireless
         o Marni Walden, vice president and chief marketing officer of Verizon Wireless
         o Tami Erwin, president, west area, Verizon Wireless
         o Ben Keighran, co-founder and chief executive officer of Chomp
         o Larry Rau, director, Network for Verizon Wireless
         o Brian Higgins, executive director of LTE Ecosystem Development for Verizon Wireless


The Verizon Application Innovation Center is a place for developers, network engineers, entrepreneurs and others to work together on innovative applications that take advantage of Verizon Wireless’ leading 3G and 4G LTE mobile networks. The San Francisco facility is connected to Verizon’s LTE Innovation Center, located in Waltham, Mass., to optimize synergies between development activities at each location. The new space includes several collaboration labs and private development labs, and it offers access to Verizon Wireless equipment; services; and Verizon Wireless experts in application development, software development, network APIs, network performance and business development.

Today VideoSurf announced new mobile application that is now
available on millions of smartphones from Verizon Wireless.
VideoSurf’s innovative app lets customers discover, search and
identify video available on any device – including TV episodes,
movies, music videos and video clips – by doing a visual and audio
search using a smartphone or by typing a query directly into the app.