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.

Android 5.0 Lollipop has a new screen off animation (goodbye CRT)

Oct 17th - It's the end of an era, folks. The long lusted after CRT screen off animation introduced in Nexus devices has now officially been sent out to pasture. As discovered in the latest Android 5.0 Developer build, it's now been replaced by a sort of fade/zoom effect.

Nexus 9 pre-orders now up at Best Buy (WiFi+LTE) and HTC (WiFi-only)

Oct 17th - If Amazon isn’t your thing then a couple of new options for placing a pre-order for the Nexus 9 have just opened up. Best Buy is one, with the big box retailer offering up WiFi and LTE models. You can choose between the WiFi-only editions in 16GB or 32GB for $399 and $479 in both […]

Nexus Player now available on Google Play for $99

Oct 17th - Announced alongside the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9, anyone looking to infuse their TV with some smarts can now find the listing for the Nexus Play live in the Play Store.

Final Android 5.0 Lollipop SDKs and APIs now available, as well as preview images for Nexus 5 and 7

Oct 17th - Developers, listen up: Android 5.0 Lollipop will soon be headed to handsets, and that means final APIs and SDKs are ready for you to begin developing against. You'll use these to make sure everything's good to go by the time the update begins hitting the first handsets.

13 things every Galaxy Note 4 owner should do

Oct 17th - If this is your first Android phone, see our Android Getting Started Guide So you finally bought the  Samsung Galaxy Note 4 after reading our glowing review. You’ve gloriously ripped it from the box like King Arthur and the Sword in the Stone, booted it up, and completed the installation steps. Now what? There’s a good chance you don’t know where to […]

Everything you need to know about the Nexus 9

Oct 17th - The newly announced Nexus 9 is available for pre-order today, but what’s the hype over the latest Google slate all about? Here’s a primer on the newest member of the Nexus family — the first Android device to launch with the Lollipop update.

Verizon Moto X (2014) on sale for $50 through Moto Maker through October 20th [DEAL]

Oct 17th - Verizon and Motorola are offering up some mid-month savings on the all new Moto X if you're in the market for one. You can buy it for $50 on a new two-year contract through Moto Maker.

Twitter begins rolling out Audio cards for in-line audio playback

Oct 17th - Twitter is introducing Audio Cards, a new feature where if someone you follow posts a link to an audio file for playback on a specific site, Twitter will allow you to open and play the file in-line without you having to exit your Twitter app.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 available in the UK and all major US carriers today; are you buying? [POLL]

Oct 17th - It's Friday, and there are three very good reasons to be excited. First, because -- well -- it's Friday. Secondly, Nexus 9 and Nexus Player pre-sales begin. Third? The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is now available on all major US carriers and throughout the United Kingdom.

New Chromecast SKU hits FCC, but your current one is not being replaced

Oct 17th - You may come across news today that a new Chromecast model has found its way to the FCC, but that isn't cause to put yours up on Craigslist or eBay in preparation for a new one.

Pre-order the Nexus 9 early from Amazon for $399, ships Nov 3rd

Oct 16th - It's a little bit early from Google's announced October 17th pre-order date, but starting right now you can pre-order the HTC-made Nexus 9 from Amazon for $400 (16GB) or $480 (32GB).