Official: Nexus 6 pre-orders open up October 29th

Oct 20th - When Google took the wraps off the Nexus 6 last week, other than a vague “later this month” pre-order date, they failed to give Android fanboys a specific date on when we could expect it to land on Google Play. Without any formal word or announcement, the Nexus 6 listing in the Google Play Store […]

OnePlus One pre-orders begin October 27th, and you can get started right now

Oct 20th - OnePlus is nearly ready to kick off their pre-order system for the OnePlus One. The company has announced that pre-sales will open October 27th, giving you a chance to claim a device without having to hunt down an invite.

AT&T Galaxy Mega 2 drops Oct 24th for $150 on-contract

Oct 20th - AT&T has announced that they'll be selling a huge new phone October 24th. Literally. It's the Samsung Galaxy Mega 2, a 6-inch phablet that'll run you $150 on-contract or $475 outright.

DROID Turbo pops up in another classic leak

Oct 20th - In what would appear to be a small scale comeback if we didn't know better, @evleaks has dished out another juicy render for us to lay eyes on. It's the Motorola DROID Turbo we've been hearing so much about.

Spotify introduces family plans for folks who hate sharing accounts

Oct 20th - Spotify is a pretty good deal at $10 per month: unlimited, on-demand access to over 20 million music tracks, personalized radio and the like all make the price tag worth it. Unfortunately, folks who like to share accounts haven't had an easy life with Spotify, until now.

Forthcoming Gmail upgrade to add support for Yahoo and Outlook accounts

Oct 20th - Google's polishing up the final pieces of the big Gmail upgrade they're planning to go along with the final rollout of Android 5.0 Lollipop. The obvious changes will be in the user interface and aesthetics, but we could see added support for Yahoo and Outlook accounts, as well.

Hands-on: Android 5.0 Lollipop new apps and features [VIDEO]

Oct 18th - We went hands-on with the new Android 5.0 Lollipop Developer Preview and almost lost it over some of the new features arriving in the new update. For a list (and video) of some of the new features, check out the post.

15 Lollipop songs to blast in celebration of Android 5.0 [VIDEOS]

Oct 18th - We assumed it all along but Google has finally bestowed the "Lollipop" name upon Android 5.0. Following that up with the Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player, Android fever is in full force. What better way to celebrate than with Lollipop themed jams while you dig into Android 5.0?

Android Wallpaper: Fall Colors

Oct 18th - If you've looked out a window lately you've probably noticed some new colors (depending on where you live). The leaves are changing to warm colors, and then falling to the ground to create a crinkly carpet. If you live in an area that features these changes you know how beautiful it can be, which makes it the perfect theme for this week's wallpaper!

Nexus Player sold out… but not on eBay (update: it hasn’t cleared FCC)

Oct 18th - It's not surprising that the $99 Nexus Player - the first official Android TV device - sold out in its first day. Even limiting the Nexus Player to 2 per customer, they sold out well before 24 hours. So, as is typical with such cases, we're now seeing the Nexus Player on eBay for $150.

The Nexus 6 price debate, Android Lollipop on other devices, and more [From the Forums]

Oct 17th - It’s all Nexus this week (and a little bit of Lollipop and Note 4) over at It’s no surprise these devices have everyone talking, and our new forums dedicated to the Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player are poised to become prime resources for future owners.

Leaked Samsung Gear S details reveal it will have its own plan on Sprint

Oct 17th - Whether you're surprised that the Samsung Gear S, a standalone smart watch, would require a separate line of service depends on what you thought Samsung was promising. Trusted sources close to the matter have revealed to Phandroid that the Samsung Gear S will have a special plan on Sprint.

Nexus 6 pops up on Google Play in 32GB and 64GB flavors starting at $649

Oct 17th - Google has just updated Google Play with some nice landing spots for the Nexus 6 phablet announced this past Wednesday. The device comes in two colors -- Midnight Blue and Cloud White -- and in 16GB or 32GB flavoring.

GamePad for Nexus Player on Play Store for $39.99

Oct 17th - We feel your pain: the Nexus Player finally hits the Google Play Store, you dash to your browser to pop it in your cart and purchase, but you're met with the dreaded "We are out of inventory. But then up popped a Nexus Player accessory - the GamePad for Nexus Player - on the Play Store for only $39.99!

Mobile Roar 66: All things Nexus, boring Apple events, and more!

Oct 17th - This week Google dropped a NEXUS BOMB on the mobile tech world. Three new devices were announced: the Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player. We were also treated to Android Lollipop, and a big new marketing campaign for Android. Apple was also in the news this week with a very boring iPad event full of terrible Dad jokes.