Where (and when) you can buy the HTC One A9 in the U.S.


An unlocked variant of the new HTC One A9 can already be pre-ordered following the handset’s announcement earlier today. The company is selling the One A9 at a “promotional price” of $399 set to last for a limited time. That price also applies to the carrier variants that operate on AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint’s networks. And each of them, with the exception of Sprint skipping Deep Garnet color, will have the One A9 in Carbon Gray, Opal Silver, and Deep Garnet.

Select carriers have committed to selling the One A9 online and in retail stores, too.

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New DROID teaser released by Verizon on Twitter


Yesterday Star Wars fans were treated to a new trailer for the next installment in the franchise coming this December. Verizon hopes the fictional “droids” from a galaxy far, far away are not the only ones people are looking for as the carrier plans to release new DROID models from Motorola on October 27th. We have already seen some leaked promotional materials for the new devices and now Verizon has released a teaser video through their Twitter account. Read more

PSA: Samsung Pay finally works with select phones on Verizon


The long wait for Verizon to allow customers with select Samsung phones to use the company’s mobile payments service is finally over. Owners of the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy Note 5, and Galaxy S6 Edge+ can start using Samsung Pay right now.

Upon downloading a software update that is currently rolling out, the Samsung Pay app will be available to install from Google Play. Then you can start using your phone to pay for goods and services from your phone at more locations than any other mobile payments service.

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Leaked promo materials reveal Moto Maker for DROID Turbo 2, 48-hour battery life for DROID MAXX 2


The launch of the DROID Turbo 2 and DROID MAXX 2, two handsets that will be exclusive to Verizon, is fast approaching. What does that mean? Leaks are happening and they are happening with greater frequency. The DROID Turbo 2’s specifications surfaced earlier in the week and then we learned that the DROID MAXX 2 would have a removable back. Now there are alleged promotional materials from Verizon that show a bit more about both.

Motorola is giving Verizon customization, lengthy battery life, and durable hardware.

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