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Verizon Moto X root method arrives for the daring

Rooting the Verizon Moto X has been proven possible in the past, however a patch for a previous exploit was released with a recent over-the-air update. But in the always fun to watch game of cat and mouse, the rooting community has stepped forward with another option for Verizon Moto X users looking to have a rooted handset. This one comes by way of jcase and will work even with the most recent camera software update in place.

Android 4.4 Kit Kat arrives unofficially for the Verizon Galaxy Nexus

Following the launch of the Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 Kit Kat, Google offered some details in terms of which Nexus devices were going to get an update. That list included the usual suspects such as the Nexus 7 and 10 tablets as well as the Nexus 4 smartphone, however there was one device left missing -- the Galaxy Nexus. Basically, the Galaxy Nexus has reached the end-of-line in terms of updates.

Verizon DROID Mini arrives in red

Images of a red DROID Mini leaked back in October and similar to how Verizon was quiet at the time, they have just as quietly slipped the handset into the available lineup. As of today, the Verizon DROID Mini has gotten a color refresh. The handset remains available in black and can now be purchased in red.

Verizon Galaxy S 4 Android 4.3 update now rolling out

Samsung detailed the Android 4.3 update for several devices yesterday. Those devices included the Galaxy S 4, Galaxy Note II and Galaxy S III and while Samsung mentioned the rollout was going to begin yesterday, they were quick to mention the timeline would vary by carrier. That being said, there was some further breakdown of the Verizon update and as of today, the news is the update process has begun.

Verizon Galaxy S 4 Android 4.3 update detailed

Samsung released details on the Android 4.3 Premium Suite update earlier today. At the time it was said the update would be arriving for several devices including the Galaxy S 4, Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II. Of course, as we expect -- the timing of the update depends on the individual carriers. Anyway, while the changelog has yet to hit the Verizon website, Samsung has detailed the update for the Verizon Galaxy S 4.

Verizon Messages update brings Glympse integration

The Verizon Messages app has been around for quite some time now, and as of today it looks like a new feature will be arriving. The app will soon have Glympse integration. Big Red has dubbed this as being a "major upgrade" but the simple fact is, users will be able to easily share their location in real time. Or more the to point, Verizon Messages users will be able to share their location without the need to open a second app.

Motorola DVX tipped to arrive as the Moto G

A Motorola trademark filing was discovered earlier in the week. At the time there was little more than how Motorola had trademarked the name Moto G. As we often see on the web, when the details are light, the speculation goes into overdrive. In this case there was talk of everything from the Moto G being a Google Edition Moto X to the possibility of something headed towards Verizon Wireless.

Verizon Galaxy S4 mini confirmed with branded home button

Samsung confirmed the US launch of the Galaxy S4 mini earlier today. There wasn't anything specific given in terms of launch dates and prices at the time, however Samsung did say the handset would begin arriving in November. The carriers included Verizon Wireless, Sprint, AT&T and US Cellular and given the lack of specifics from Samsung, we are left looking towards the carriers for more information.