Rite Aid and CVS give Apple Pay and Google Wallet the shaft, purportedly to push their own technology

Oct 27th - Rite Aid and CVS have both confirmed that they are no longer allowing NFC payments in their retail stores. Rumor suggests it's because they want to make way for their own payment solution in 2015.

Motorola DROID Turbo vs Nexus 6 [CHART]

Oct 28th - Verizon and Motorola just announced the DROID Turbo, a powerful device with specs that can match the Nexus 6. These two devices are similar in almost every way, except for one key difference: size.

[Update: someone jumped the gun] Nexus 6 is now officially available for pre-order on Google Play

Oct 29th - The Nexus 6 is now available for pre-order starting today! Head inside for links to Google Play and get your order in as soon as possible.

Amazon announces the Fire TV Stick, a $39 Chromecast competitor

Oct 27th - Amazon's Fire TV is a slick device for $99, but for that price tag it might not be quite the looker for folks who only need to use a few of its streaming video apps. They've gone ahead and challenged Google at their own game, though, with the company officially unveiling the Amazon Fire Stick.

New DROID Turbo gets 48 hours of battery life, launches October 30th on Verizon

Oct 28th - Verizon has finally officially revealed the Motorola DROID Turbo. The company made it quite obvious that this is what they were announcing over the past few weeks. Earlier rumors told us to expect a phone that exceeded all expectations, and we're happy to say that it totally does.

Reminder: OnePlus One pre-sales begin at 8am pacific for one hour only

Oct 27th - In case you forgot to set a reminder for yourself, here's a quick one: the OnePlus One pre-order system goes live today beginning at 8am pacific. It lasts for just one hour so be sure to ready yourself!

The FTC is suing AT&T for promising unlimited data, only to later slow speeds to a crawl

Oct 28th - Concerned with deceptive and unfair data throttling, the Federal Trade Commission is suing AT&T for deceptive and unfair data throttling related to the company's once advertised "unlimited data" data plans.

Motorola posts Lollipop tracking page, see which devices are getting an Android 5.0 and when

Oct 27th - After Android 5.0 Lollipop was officially revealed 2 weeks ago, OEMs like Motorola were quick voice their support for the upcoming update. With a new Lollipop tracking page, you can see which Moto devices are receiving Android 5.0 and when.

Obesity crisis be damned, slick new Taco Bell app lets you order food ahead of time

Oct 28th - We warned you to stock up on toilet paper and you now can order food ahead of time using Taco Bell's brand new app. The app allows you to skip the line and customize your orders straight from the couch/office/toilet.

Must watch: working Project Ara prototype shown off in behind the scenes video

Oct 29th - Still in its infancy, Project Ara still has a ways to go before it reaches a consumer release. Over the past few months, we’ve watch as more information surrounding the project continually trickled out, the most recent being a second round of Project Ara developer’s conferences slated for January in both the US and Singapore. […]

LG G3 gets Lollipop by the end of the year

Oct 27th - LG has come out and laid out plans for Android 5.0 Lollipop on their flagship G3 smartphone. The company's German Facebook account has revealed that they will be looking to get the update out at some point in the fourth quarter, which is just another way to say by the end of 2014.

OnePlus to offer second pre-order opportunity on November 17th

Oct 29th - OnePlus says they're planning a second pre-sale event on November 17th for those who didn't get a chance to get in on the fun. According to a forum post on their official site, OnePlus will be taking the time between these two opportunities to shore up their servers and make sure no one runs into any issues the next time around.

T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z3 now available for purchase, comes with 6 free movie downloads

Oct 29th - After pre-orders for the Sony Xperia Z3 opened up almost 2 weeks ago, starting today, you can finally pick one up at T-Mobile. It’s arguably one of the best “pocketable” smartphones you can buy this year and while you wont be able to pick up a free copy of DriveClub (pre-orders only), you can rest […]

Google offering six free months of Google Play Music when you purchase a Nexus 6

Oct 29th - Google's giving folks quite the incentive to purchase a Nexus 6 for the holiday season. The company is set to offer 6 months of Google Play Music All Access for no charge if you order the phone.

Another place Google Wallet works alongside Apple Pay? Try the Apple Store

Oct 29th - We tried to tell you guys, anywhere you can use Apple Pay you can also use Google Wallet (which is why we were so excited that Apple was finally making tap-to-pay mobile payments mainstream). Still don't believe us? Check out this screen shot.

Hands-on: Motorola Droid Turbo

Oct 28th - While previous years have seen a plethora of Droid-branded devices, 2014 brings us only one. The Motorola Droid Turbo comes in as the lineup’s new flagship. If first impressions mean anything, Moto and Verizon are off to a good start.

Android Wallpaper: L stand for Lollipop

Oct 25th - How funny would it be if there was a guy out there that closely followed candy trends, but has no idea about Android? All of a sudden the amount of searches for "lollipop" go through the roof. "Lollipops are going to be so hot this year!"

Microsoft Office 365 subscribers get unlimited OneDrive storage at no extra cost

Oct 27th - Microsoft is bringing the goods for anyone forking over money for an Office 365 subscription. In addition to all the documents editing tools and email services 365 enables, your OneDrive cloud storage account will afford you unlimited storage space for Home, Personal, and University customers.

It’s not just you: Google Drive is down for some

Oct 27th - Having issues connecting to Google Drive today? Don't fret -- it's not your internet, so don't go on a customer service shout fest with your service provider. It's actually an issue on Google's end.

Sprint HTC One M8 (including Harman Kardon Edition) now receiving EYE Experience + Android 4.4.4 update

Oct 27th - Both the T-Mobile and Verizon HTC One M8 have already gotten an update to Android 4.4.4 with HTC's new EYE Experience. Now that same update is finally heading to Sprint. AT&T, where you at?