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Verizon DROID ULTRA, MAXX and Mini arriving August 20

At an event taking place this morning, Verizon Wireless has unveiled three new DROID branded handsets. This new DROID lineup will consist of the DROID ULTRA, DROID MAXX and DROID Mini. Basically, it is looking like these three new handsets will be replacing the RAZR lineup that was revealed last fall.

Verizon offers a bug-fixing update for Samsung Stratosphere II users

Verizon Wireless and Samsung released the Stratosphere II back in November of last year. At the time the handset launched with Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich, however an update earlier in this year did bring the device up to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. While that bit by itself was nice to see, it looks like Big Red has recently begun rolling out another software update for the Stratosphere II.

Verizon HTC One poised to battle incoming DROIDS

If you're still planning on picking up the Verizon HTC One, when it launches months later than on all the other carriers, you'll be doing so with a slew of other smartphones readily available. Big Red will have multiple smartphones available packing large HD displays and 4G LTE, including those DROIDs but the HTC One is poised to handle it well.

Verizon Edge upgrade plan arrival will not change current service prices

Following up the recent rumors, Verizon Wireless confirmed the VZ Edge upgrade program yesterday. That news had many comparing the Edge program to the other recent announcements from AT&T and T-Mobile. Those carriers announced similar programs called Next and Jump. The problem with the Edge program though, many have said it will simply be a way for those looking to upgrade frequently to spend more money.

Verizon Edge device payment and upgrade plan confirmed

While the US carriers aren't ditching contracts entirely, there is a recent move to give consumers the option to upgrade often and not get tied down with long-term agreements. We saw T-Mobile announce JUMP, AT&T announce Next and now Verizon has confirmed Edge. Big Red is touting Edge as being an option for those who "want to stay on top of the latest technology."