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Verizon HTC One prepares for civil war: here’s what it’s up against

Verizon HTC One prepares for civil war: here’s what it’s up against

If you're planning on picking up the Verizon iteration of the HTC One, you'll do well to know the battle said phone will be facing when it appears amongst the 4G LTE smartphone ranks of the big red carrier. What we've done here is to run down the rest of the devices that will be carried by Verizon at the time the HTC One will be released (likely August 1st) [UPDATE: Now more likely August 15th], along with reviews if we've got them (if they're on the market already, that is), or connections to information on potential specifications if they're not.

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Verizon event July 23rd: DROID reboot on tap

Verizon event July 23rd: DROID reboot on tap

It's time again for Verizon to bring the re-up - an event has been scheduled for the 23rd of July, 2013 likely set for a set of new DROID devices. What we've seen in leaks thus far suggests updates to the Motorola DROID RAZR HD, RAZR HD MAXX, and RAZR M devices, each of them coming in with a bit less "RAZR" to their name and a bit more on the DROID side - brand-wise.

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NSA sued by coalition headed by EFF over US-based telephone surveillance

NSA sued by coalition headed by EFF over US-based telephone surveillance

This week the Electronic Frontier Foundation has announced that they're heading a coalition of groups - 19 in all - in a lawsuit targeting the NSA. The National Security Agency is under the microscope in this suit which suggests the government be obligated to inventory and make public (or at least let it be known what they've got) before they destroy all data collected in what's known as the Associational Tracking Program. This program works with data collected from Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint.

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Verizon HTC One hits August 1st: too late?

Verizon HTC One hits August 1st: too late?

It's just a few weeks away: the Verizon HTC One, the smartphone introduced in February and out on carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile in the months that came soon after. Now the Verizon version of the device is headed to market and it would appear - not confirmed 100%, but just as well - that the HTC One will be appearing on big red on the first of August. Will it have been worth the wait, or will it be too late to care?

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Verizon roadmap leaks Moto X and HTC One release dates

Verizon roadmap leaks Moto X and HTC One release dates

Those looking to get a better handle on how long they'll have to wait before their beloved Motorola Moto X and/or HTC One will be waiting to hit Verizon will be able to rejoice today. A roadmap tipping the release dates of devices through the end of August has been leaked, here showing not just the Verizon HTC One, not just the Motorola Moto X, but machines from Samsung and LG as well.

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Motorola DROID Ultra spotted in wild

Motorola DROID Ultra spotted in wild

Motorola's upcoming DROID Ultra smartphone has apparently leaked, with the new Android smartphone - which Motorola itself spilled the partial-beans on earlier this month - being caught in the wild. The image, shared at XDA-developers, comes with no hardware details, so it's hard to say exactly what we're looking at, though Motorola has already confirmed that the DROID Ultra will use tough Kevlar in its construction.

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MOTO X and DROID Ultra likely candidates for FCC appearance

MOTO X and DROID Ultra likely candidates for FCC appearance

This afternoon amid bits of detail surrounding Motorola's upcoming MOTO X device comes a couple of FCC entries ready for Verizon here in the USA. While it's not entirely clear - and certainly not confirmed - what these devices will be named come their official unveiling, it's likely that at least one of them will have the name DROID attached. While initial reports suggest that the Moto X customizable smartphone will be appearing with Verizon with the name DROID Ultra, it's possible that there'll be two new Motorola-made smartphones on Big Red by the time all is said and done.

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