Verizon Wireless a bit longer to launch the HTC One, however it doesn't appear as if they are going to let the updates linger. In fact, Big Red has recently detailed a software update for the handset. This one is arriving as software version 1.10.605.10 and although this update is on the smaller side, given some of the items in the changelog, it does appear to be one that will be worth grabbing.
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Verizon Wireless has posted the details for the latest LG Spectrum 2 software update. This update is arriving as software version VS93022A and while there is a decent sized changelog -- the changes may not be as exciting as some users were hoping to see. Simply put, there is an update rolling out at the moment, but it deals mostly with apps.
Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam has once again been talking about unlimited data plans. This of course, comes as Verizon Wireless did away with their unlimited data plan in favor of tiered plans more than a year ago. The end result here is basically what we have already been hearing from Verizon, which is that unlimited data is not sustainable.
Verizon wasn't letting users activate and use the new Google Nexus 7 tablet on their network. Instantly many were fired up and getting out the pitchforks, but it sounds like it wasn't all their fault. Their usual 4G LTE certification process is in the final stages, and once complete, the Nexus 7 will be all set to rock out with Verizon LTE speeds.
Developer Edition handsets have officially been listed with Motorola. There are two models listed, one with support for Verizon Wireless and the other with support for GSM (AT&T and T-Mobile). Both models have 32GB of internal storage and are touting the "special" black and woven white Developer Edition design.
Sense 5 update for the DROID DNA sometime this summer. Well, while we have yet to learn of a specific release date for that update, there has been a confirmation from Verizon Wireless. It seems Big Red has recently updated the DROID DNA support pages with mention of Sense 5.
Verizon has announced they will be launching a new "Total Mobile Protection" service plan this week. This plan will include a wide variety of options such as a premium level of tech support, to protection against malware and insurance to help cover the cost of a lost or stolen device. Verizon is pushing this as offering "peace of mind" and has it priced at $10 per month.
LG G2 smartphone has officially launched for those in the US. The handset is now widely available with a trio of carriers including Verizon Wireless, AT&T and T-Mobile. The price points are similar across the carriers, however as we have been seeing lately, they each have a few purchase options available. Regardless of the carrier though, you will be getting a handset with a 5.2-inch display that is powered by a Snapdragon 800 processor.
Moto X is available with a wide variety of US carriers at this point, however your ability to tinker with the phone will vary depending on which carrier you have. Motorola does offer an option to unlock the bootloader, however that option is not available for those with AT&T and Verizon Wireless. But official paths aside, it looks like someone has managed to get past some of the blocks and has achieved root access on the Verizon Moto X.
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will be heading to five US carriers, of which we have seen confirmation of the release coming from four. The one missing at this time is US Cellular, however perhaps more important for today is the pre-order availability with two of those carries. Those include Verizon Wireless and AT&T and each have the Galaxy Note 3 available for pre-order as of today.