Samsung Galaxy S5 Developer Edition Headed To Verizon Soon

Glam_Galaxy-S5_Black_01 Samsung has a Developer Edition of the Galaxy S5, just as it did for the Galaxy S4 and SIII before it, and as usual it’ll have its unlocked bootloader and come at the full, unsubsidized price of around $650 or so. Thus far, the dev edition S5 is listed as a Verizon device only, in Charcoal black with “coming soon” as the only release date. The Developer edition makes it possible… Read More

U.S. Senator Issues Letter To Top 5 Wireless Carriers Urging Kill Switch Adoption

Amy-KlobucharU.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota has today taken up the battle cry of numerous legislators before her, calling for wireless carriers to enable new anti-theft technology on handsets.

According to the Senator, one-third of robberies involve cell phone theft, resulting in an estimated $30 billion in lost or stolen phones.

That said, Klobuchar has written a letter to the heads of the major wireless carriers, including Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and U.S. Cellular.

Verizon Is Acquiring Content Delivery Network EdgeCast For More Than $350 Million

light trailsVerizon is looking to get deeper into the content delivery business with the acquisition of Los Angeles-based CDN provider EdgeCast Networks, TechCrunch has heard. According to a source, the deal for EdgeCast — which provides CDN services to the likes of Twitter, Pinterest and Hulu — is expected to be announced in the coming days, and will be worth more than $350 million.

Leaked Verizon doc prices Galaxy Note 3 at $699 retail, $299 with contract, $599 if you bundle the watch

AT&T and T-Mobile customers already know what they will have to cough up if they want to squeeze Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 into their pockets. Verizon customers, however, are currently in the dark — despite big red encouraging you commit in advance all the same. A reportedly leaked document received by AndroidSPIN pegs the phone at $699 sans-contract, or $299 if you sign on the dotted line for a two-year fling. Verizon seems keen to bundle in the Galaxy Gear, too, offering a joint package for $599 should you want to go all in. The pricing-curtain officially lifts at 9am ET, but here’s a head start if you need to count those beans. Take a squint at the image yourself past the break.

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