Verizon offers pricey way to upgrade early

Verizon becomes the latest carrier to offer an early upgrade plan, Netflix makes Emmy history, and the HTC One shrinks to a Mini version.

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- Learn why Verizon's Edge early upgrade plan isn't worth the cost in the long run.

- See the shows on Netflix getting Emmy buzz.

- Measure up the HTC One Mini -- which really isn't that mini at all.

- Keep an eye on popular instant-messaging apps that work for multiple devices, including WeChat, KakaoTalk, Line and Path.

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