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Verizon Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear pre-orders confirmed for Friday

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note III and Galaxy Gear yesterday and while we have already begun seeing confirmation coming from the US carriers, it looks like Verizon is first out with a date. Coming by way of the recently updated teaser page, Big Red will have the phablet and smartwatch available for pre-order beginning at 9AM EST on September 6th. So far Verizon has yet to offer anything in terms of a price or actual release date.

Verizon drops Canadian expansion plans

Recent chatter had it looking like Verizon was moving forward with plans to expand into Canada. But while that may have been the case last week, it seems that is no longer the plan. The details come by way of Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam who has said rather clearly that "Verizon is not going to Canada."

Kyocera Hydro Elite coming to Verizon Wireless

The Kyocera Hydro Elite had been rumored as heading to Verizon Wireless and as of today it has been officially announced. Big Red will have this handset available as of August 29th and they seem to really be pushing the waterproof aspect. Thankfully though, there is a bit more to the Hydro Elite than just being water-friendly.

Verizon Edge goes live with detailed FAQ to clear any confusion

Verizon announced the Edge upgrade program back in July and it looks like it has officially arrived. A quick visit to the Verizon Wireless website shows the handsets being listed with the additional pricing. Basically, those browsing will now see a two-year agreement price, full-retail price and the Edge pricing. Perhaps more important though, Verizon has also offered an FAQ answering quite a few questions.

Verizon Max coming for “concerned” unlimited data users

Verizon has had their Share Everything plans available for more than a year now, but there are still some that have been holding their now-grandfathered-in unlimited data plan. Big Red is also getting ready to have the Verizon Edge upgrade plan available. That will arrive on August 25th and as that comes available Verizon has what they are calling a special offer for those who are planning to use Edge and are "concerned about losing their unlimited plan."

Viva Movil reveals a discounted Verizon HTC One

The Verizon HTC One officially launched and while the handset is priced at $199.99 direct from the carrier, it looks like that isn't the best price around. We often see discounted handsets with third-party retailers such as Amazon, however it looks like this discounted HTC One is coming by way of Viva Movil. For those in need of a refresher, Viva Movil comes by way of JLo.