Verizon’s DROID Turbo 2 is the “Kinzie,” Plus Some Other Details

Remember that mysterious Motorola device that showed up in a benchmark, rumors, and at the FCC back in May/June/July on its way to Verizon under the codename “Kinzie” and model number XT1585? It’s the DROID Turbo 2, in case you were wondering. Why it hasn’t arrived yet is beyond us, but we have learned some additional details about the device today.  (more…)

Droid Life Q&A Sessions: Volume 33

Google’s Nexus event has come and gone, we have reviewed the Moto 360 (2nd Gen) and Huawei Watch, and Marshmallow should soon be rolling out to many device owners across the country. It’s a good time to rock Android. But, with all of this excitement, we are sure you may have a few questions lingering in that beautiful mind of yours, so let’s take this time to answer them.

The Q&A Sessions are your chance to ask us anything that might be on your, whether it be Android-related, non Android-related, and everything in between.

Shoot those questions below in the comment section, and then on Friday, our team will choose the best ones to tackle. (more…)

Here’s Our First Look at the TAG Heuer “Connected” Smartwatch

According to TAG Heuer’s official Twitter, plus a countdown happening on the company’s website, Connected, the apparent name for its Android Wear smartwatch, is officially coming November 9. The date has been known since late September thanks to TAG Heuer’s CEO, but now everyone can follow the fun thanks to a countdown, in addition to an email signup if you are interested in being one of the first to know everything about it.  (more…)

Verizon and AT&T Moto X (2nd Gen) May See Android 6.0 Update After All?

After recently strolling through the WiFi Alliance for certification, it appears that the Verizon and AT&T variants of the Moto X (2nd Gen) may see an Android 6.0 update after all. On October 2, Motorola posted an official list of devices that were to receive Marshmallow, and to the outrage of possibly the entire Internet, XT1097 (AT&T) and XT1096 (Verizon) were not listed.  (more…)

Deal: LG Music Flow Hi-Fi Speakers $80 Off at HHGregg

LG Music Flow speakers are currently discounted heavily through HHGregg, for those interested in Hi-Fi multi-room audio. Almost all of the individual speaker units (H3, H5, and H7) are all $80 off, but if you go crazy and buy a pair of H5s, you’ll see a ridiculous $220 discount.

Not familiar with Music Flow? It’s like Sonos. These are high-end speakers for your house that can be used for a multi-room music experience (play same or different music in multiple rooms all with control on your phone) or set up like a theater. The sound is awesome, the connectivity is even better, and they should work with almost all of your favorite music services. These speakers are also Google Cast ready, so if anything, you can Cast music directly to them.  (more…)

Don’t Miss These Android Stories: October 9, 2015

Another week in the books here at DL, filled with Marshmallow goodies for Nexus owners, and a bit of sad news for select Verizon customers. On Monday, Marshmallow was made available on Google’s servers for most current Nexus devices, with OTAs rolling out slowly over the course of this week. In addition to that joyous news, we got a LG V10 delivered to the office that we went hands-on with (review coming soon), and a mystery OnePlus device hit the FCC.

As for the sad news, it was made official that Verizon will be increasing the price on existing unlimited data plans out of contract by $20, leading many to light up the torches and grab the pitchforks.

Here are stories from this week you should not miss.  (more…)