Verizon might be planning to re-brand the Motorola Moto X Play as the Motorola DROID MAXX 2

Moto_X_Play_Blue_White_LifestylePrevious rumors that the Moto X Play wouldn’t make it to the United States might not be true after all. A Motorola tipster said the company will indeed sell the Moto X Play in the United States as a Verizon exclusive. The Moto X Play will apparently be re-branded to the DROID MAXX 2 on Verizon. Nothing is official, so take this rumor with a grain of salt.

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BlackBerry ‘Venice’ allegedly coming to the Big Four U.S. carriers in November

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BlackBerry’s upcoming Android-powered phone, codename Venice, is starting to unofficial make appearances on a frequent basis. Alleged images of the device, including a new one showing the curved display and physical keyboard (seen above), have been appearing online since early July. Between Tuesday night and today, Evan Blass has shared an abundance of information regarding BlackBerry’s product that is tasked with turning around the company’s misfortunes.

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Verizon starts rolling out Android 5.1.1 update with Stagefright fix for the Nexus 7

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Verizon has finally started rolling out the long-awaited Android 5.1.1 update to its carrier-branded variant of the second-generation Nexus 7. In addition to the latest consumer build of the open-source operating system, this upgrade also transports a much-needed patch for the device’s ever-so-scary Stagefright vulnerability.

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Verizon testing out 10 gigabit internet service using new fiber technology

2000px-Verizon_logoVerizon has successfully tested out a new fiber connection that will theoretically provide speeds up to 10 gigabits per second, with a little bit of headroom to improve that even more. That’s insanely fast.

This test doesn’t mean that Verizon is going to immediately start offering those speeds to all of their customers, unfortunately, but it’s a step in the right direction towards faster internet speeds than what we have today. Right now there isn’t even commercial equipment available for this new technology to be used, so we’re a ways off from it being mainstreamed. Read more