How to give your Nexus 6 a huge speed boost by disabling device encryption

Nov 20th - For those that already have a Nexus 6, you may have noticed the device falling short of expectations given the beastly spec sheet. It turns out Google's implementation of device encryption carries a significant performance penalty.

15 Tips & Tricks for Android Lollipop Users

Nov 20th - If you're a new Lollipop user we've got a few tips and tricks to help you get started with Google's sweetest release.

Nexus 6 is hiding an RGB LED, can be used for notifications if you’re willing to root

Nov 21st - Seems the more we learn about the Nexus 6, the more it's sounding like it was quickly hurried out the door. Another piece of evidence? The smartphone's dormant (hidden) RGB LED light.

Google shuts the doors on its Glass stores, Basecamps no longer accepting appointments

Nov 21st - Google Glass "Basecamps" (experience stores) are closing their doors. It was a good run, but with Glass and its accessories now available via Google Play, this transition to online-only was inevitable.

Report: Samsung missed Galaxy S5 sales expectations by 40%, looking to relieve JK Shin of duties

Nov 24th - The news for Samsung just keeps getting worse and worse. The South Korean company found itself on a bit of a skid in 2014, missing revenue and profit estimates left and right, and now word has it their flagship Galaxy S5 hasn't performed nearly as well as they expected.

7 things I love (and hate) and about the Nexus Player

Nov 24th - If you read our Nexus Player review, you already know how we feel about the new media streaming device from Google. With a little more time to stew on things, our opinions have only solidified. Here are 7 things we loved (and hated) about Google’s appealing-but-flawed Android TV flagship.

T-Mobile proudly announces their Nexus 6 won’t have logos, bloatware

Nov 24th - T-Mobile's proud of the fact that you won't have to "fix" their variant of the Nexus 6 at all. Product manager Des Smith talks about the lack of bloatware and carrier logos on their variant.

AT&T’s Nexus 6 stock is being returned to Motorola because of faulty software [UPDATE]

Nov 21st - Earlier we showed you how to remove AT&T's influence from the Nexus 6. Now, a software bug unique to the AT&T model could prevent the phone from booting up properly.

Nexus 6 Unboxing and First Impressions [Video]

Nov 19th - There's no doubt about it, the latest smartphone from Google, the Motorola built Nexus 6, is a whale of a phone. Check out our Nexus 6 unboxing and first impressions video and let us know what you think.

Luxury watch makers beginning to wage war on “pirated” smartwatch faces

Nov 24th - Luxury watch designers don't like the fact that folks are making digital renditions of their timepieces and they're not hesitant to let anyone know about it. This is how they're waging the war on smart watches early on.

$25 Motorola Keylink is a perfect gift for the absent minded and/or Android 5.0 Lollipop user

Nov 19th - Motorola has unbundled that Bluetooth tracking function from the Power Power Micro and made it available as a tiny key FOB they're calling Keylink. Perfect gift for the absent minded and/or Android 5.0 Lollipop user!

HTC One M8 Google Play edition’s Android Lollipop update has been delayed again

Nov 21st - Much to the dismay of those hoping for a sweet-filled Friday, the HTC One M8 Google Play edition's Lollipop upgrade has been delayed.

Meizu MX4 Pro packs 2K resolution, Octa-Core Exynos, 3GB of RAM and 20 megapixel camera

Nov 20th - Who says you have to settle? Meizu has introduced a pro version of their MX4, and it certainly offers enough of an upgrade over the original to make us take notice. The spec sheet for this thing reads about as good as any phone on the market right now.

On using USB devices with the Nexus Player

Nov 20th - In our full review of the Nexus Player, we neglected to put its Micro USB port through its proper paces. Acting on the tips of a few readers, we decided to delve deeper and see if the USB connection was strictly an option roped off for developers. Turns out it’s not…well sort of, anyway.

Google offering 1TB of free Drive storage when buying a new Chromebook for a limited time

Nov 21st - You can get $240 worth of free Google Drive storage (1TB) with the purchase of a new Chromebook. Deal is only good until Jan 1st, so act fast(ish).

SwiftKey’s 5.10 update is all about speed, percentage breakdown included

Nov 20th - An update to SwiftKey in the Google Play Store today is bringing a much needed performance boost to the world’s best prediction keyboard. Back in June SwiftKey went full-on free, dropping their original pricing in favor of an all new theme store hoping to entice buyers looking to customize the look of their keyboard. At […]

YouTube Music Key hits All Access subscribers, Play Music gets YouTube integration

Nov 20th - Both Google Play Music and YouTube have been updated for Music Key / All Access subscribers. The update gives users the ability to download videos for offline play and play videos in the background, while Play Music offers YouTube links inside the app.

Sneak peek at the HTC One M8 running Android 5.0 Lollipop (and Sense 6.0)

Nov 19th - Thanks to some leaked screenshots, we now have a better idea of what to expect from Android 5.0 Lollipop and Sense 6.0 as it appears on the HTC One M8.

Toys R Us Black Friday 2014 ad: kid-friendly Android tablets on sale for cheap

Nov 20th - Toys R Us is readying their big Black Friday event for next week, and with that we've gotten our first look at the ad scans for the big day. Alongside a ridiculously massive sea of toys, games and other kid-centric stuff are a healthy selection of Android tablets receiving steep discounts.

[Update]: Motorola sending Lollipop Soak Test invites to Verizon Moto X 2014 users

Nov 24th - Motorola is sending out notifications about an incoming soak test for the Verizon Moto X to get a forthcoming update ready for the masses. While Motorola obviously didn't give any meaningful details on the upgrade, we're assuming this is the big Android Lollipop rollout