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Topic: Verizon

James Franco Is Saved From Certain Death by a Quick-Thinking Droid Turbo

But don't try this at home

The new Droid Turbo is so fast that when James Franco falls off the roof at a party, he can use the Motorola phone to find the nearest safe landing,…

Verizon Tries for a 'Ship My Pants' Moment by Poking Fun at Its 'Half-Fast' Rivals

Another brand turns to mildly risqué wordplay

Watch your mouth and your online speeds, because if you're doing "half-fast" work on an Internet connection other than Verizon FiOS, it could come out sounding dirty. Verizon is the latest marketer…

Korean Dramas Hook Millennial Viewers Who Speak Spanish and English

DramaFever viewership jumped 440% in a year

Is Korean—even for those who need subtitles—the language of love? DramaFever, which claims to be the largest importer of prime-time soap-styled dramas from South Korea, would say so. The lion's share…

Verizon Hangs Rivals' 4G Coverage Maps in a Gallery Because They Look Like Abstract Art

Not like a map of the U.S.

Remember the "map wars" of 2009, when AT&T and Verizon spent a combined $4 billion on ads (and went to court) to claim coverage-area supremacy? Well, it looks like Verizon…

Verizon's Star Wars Fan Family Puts Other Halloween Costumes to Shame

Jabba dad, Death Star daughter and more

There's a lot for Star Wars fans to love—and for nerdy parents to envy—in this new Halloween-themed spot from mcgarrybowen for Verizon. The highlight is definitely the eccentric costume selection,…

Bottle of Susie's Lemonade From Verizon Ad Is Auctioned for Charity

You may remember McCann Erickson's wonderful Verizon Wireless spot from April in which a little girl named Susie builds her little lemonade stand into a powerful business. Now, the agency…

Silent for a Decade, the Verizon Guy Finds His Voice

The Atlantic has published a profile of Paul Marcarelli, Verizon's "Can you hear me now?" guy. What's next, a three-part series on Flo from Progressive Insurance? But actually, it turns…

Apple wants all its iPhones to just get along

It's inevitable that older and younger siblings will fight for affection, as is now the case with the AT&T and Verizon iPhones. And like any good parent, Apple is professing…

Tick, tock goes the first Verizon iPhone spot

Here is Verizon's first commercial for the iPhone 4, available on the carrier's network on Feb. 10. They go the obvious route, with ticking clocks counting down to the release…

Droid 2 also quite hazardous to human flesh

Fears that the Droid 2 won't be shoved down our throats as far as the Droid X was have been eased. A big push for Droid 2 is planned,…

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