HTC DLX may get a much wider release

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New information and images surfacing over the last few days suggest HTC will be deploying the rumored “DLX” smartphone to a wider audience this fall. According to reports, the 5-inch 1080p HD device will head to China and Taiwan in addition to Verizon. Locally, we’re expecting ...

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Motorola Droid Razr M gets Jelly Bean update

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DROID RAZR M by Motorola is the second Verizon Wireless smartphone to be upgraded to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The software upgrade will be pushed to customers in phases starting Nov. 9. Customers who would like to manually download the upgrade through the settings menu will be able to within the ...

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Verizon plans to wrap 4G LTE rollout in mid-2013

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Verizon anticipates that it will blanket the nation with 4G LTE coverage by the middle of next year, roughly six months faster than initially expected. Speaking at a media/telecom conference today, CFO Frank Shammo advised that Verizon’s 4G network will closely mirror their 3G network ...

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Best Buy posts Black Friday deals online

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Best Buy, instead of letting their Black Friday ad get leaked online, went ahead and released it on their blog.  If you were curious to see what sort of Android-based products would be on sale come November 23, here’s a quick list.  You’ll find smartphones and tablets, some deals ...

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One more render of Droid DNA emerges

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Look! Yet another photo of the Droid DNA is online, thanks, of course, to @evleaks.  We’re hesitant to call this the “final” render of the Droid DNA because there’s still a week before it is officially unveiled, so we’ll stick with “one more“. Whatever ...

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Droid DNA incoming! HTC and Verizon hosting November 13 event

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We’re about one week away from putting together one of the worst kept secrets in Android; HTC and Verizon have an event scheduled for November 13.  The two are sending out invitations to a private New York press conference next week where we will see their “latest ...

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RadioShack’s Black Friday ad leaks with multiple Android savings, freebies

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RadioShack’s Black Friday ad has found its way online and, as is usually the case, is full of Android savings.  While some might be for devices from larger companies such as Samsung and HTC, there’s also an offering from outfits such as DiGiX.  Nevertheless, if you’re heading ...

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Droid DNA render leaks with word of “early December” release

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Leave it to @evoleaks to give us a render of the Droid DNA as we’re about to wrap up our work week.  The increasingly busy (and accurate)Twitter account just posted a branded look at the upcoming 5-inch HTC smartphone headed to Verizon in but a few short weeks.  Previously expected in ...

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Verizon Samsung Stratosphere II press images leaked

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Back in August, we heard about the Verizon Samsung Stratosphere II for the first time, and we saw a leaked shot of the phone as well along with the specifications. Now @evleaks tweeted the first ever press shot of the Samsung Stratosphere II, and the phone looks really promising. What we know ...

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Pantech Marauder review

What we liked:  Its budget-friendly price and software touches make this a great option for first-time smartphone buyers. Room for Improvement: The overall design is thicker and more chunky than others and its keyboard proves to be difficult on occasion.  Might have tough time against ...

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Verizon intros $99 Spectrum 2 for October 30

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Verizon today announced their next Android smartphone, the LG Spectrum 2, will arrive in but one day’s time. Expected to hit Verizon’s website on October 30, the handset will run $99 with a two-year service agreement and after $50 mail-in rebate.  The phone will show up in retail ...

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No LTE for Nexus 4, Andy Rubin explains why

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With all the hub-bub going around today about the Nexus bomb that Google dropped, some have noticed that in the specifications for the Nexus 4, there’s no mention of LTE. Google covered every base with the Galaxy Nexus, launching it in LTE variants on Verizon and Sprint, and of course an ...

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When is my carrier getting the Galaxy Note II?

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There’s been a lot of chatter these past few weeks about the Samsung Galaxy Note II, and deservedly so. It’s a badass device that all major carriers are expected to carry this fall. So, now you’ve been convinced that it’s the handset for you and you’re looking to ...

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Verizon now taking pre-orders for Galaxy Note II

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Priced at $299.99 with a two-year service agreement, the phone is expected in the "coming weeks".

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Might the HTC DLX arrive at Verizon as Droid DNA?

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A newly leaked minimum advertised price (MAP) for Verizon has surfaced online which suggests the rumored 5-inch HTC smartphone may arrive under the name of Droid DNA.  Known in the past as Droid Incredible X, DIX, and DLX, the phone appears as if it will carry a $199 price tag, something we ...

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