We have good news and bad news for DROID Turbo owners. Earlier today, a Verizon employee confirmed a mid-June release date for the Lollipop update on the device. However, not long after that post on Google+, it was deleted and is no longer accessible. Read more
Verizon is currently in process of rolling out the Android 5.0.2 update to all its carrier-branded variants of the LG G Pad 8.3 LTE in the U.S. This upgrade transports the latest build of Lollipop to the handset, along with a truckload of bug fixes and stability improvements.
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The DROID Turbo, an exclusive to Verizon, will see new limited edition metallic colors launch next Thursday. On May 28, Big Red will add metallic blue, orange, and violet accents of the handset to its lineup.
Through Verizon Edge, payments of the DROID Turbo can be broken into $20.83 per month for twenty-four months. The carrier will also throw in $150 or more credit when recycling a smartphone that is in decent shape.
Hit the break to see what is going on with the DROID Turbo’s next software update.
The HTC One M7 smartphone from Verizon is receiving the Android 5.0 update starting today. The carrier made this official a few days ago, so its arrival today should barely surprise the customers. Verizon has been kind enough to offer a full changelog as well, so we know everything that’s new with the update for a device that is transitioning from Android 4.4. Read more
Owners of the HTC One (M7) on Verizon who have been waiting for the Android Lollipop update will receive the treat later this week according to Mo Versi, HTC’s Vice President of Product Management. According to a tweet sent out by Versi, Verizon has granted their technical approval to the latest version of the Android operating system. The update is slated to start rolling out on the Verizon network as an over-the-air update on Thursday.
Following up on his earlier leak saying that Sony, LG, HTC and Apple were sending the Xperia Z4, G Pad X 8.3, Desire 826 and iPad Mini 4 respectively, to Verizon, @evleaks has posted a picture of the alleged LG G Pad X 8.3, as seen above.
Four devices, some unannounced at this time, were name-dropped by Evan Blass on Twitter with Verizon being among their destinations. The companies sending their devices to Big Red include Sony, LG, HTC, and Apple.
Verizon has just confirmed on its official site that it will be acquiring media outlet AOL for an estimated $4.4 billion. This means publications like The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, Engadget, MAKERS and AOL.com will now be owned by Verizon. Read more
The Motorola Droid Turbo from Verizon is a remarkable device. However, this handset was also slightly heavy on the users’ wallets. But that changes today with the smartphone getting its largest price reduction ever. Read more
Earlier today, a couple of variants of the LG G4, namely Sprint and Verizon, made a pitstop at the United States of America’s official certification authority — the FCC. Information included in the brief filing documentation reveal that the units carry the model numbers LS991 and VS986, and ship with 32GB of internal storage on board.