Best Android apps from October 2014

Oct 29th - It feels like just yesterday the leaves were starting to turn and we were talking about the best apps from September. Now the leaves are almost all on the ground, and we have another month's worth of apps to look at. October gave us a bountiful harvest of new apps.

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 […]

Inbox by Gmail could inspire a new evolution of Android notifications [CONCEPT]

Oct 29th - Phandroid developer Steve Albright wondered if a snooze system could have a big impact on Android notifications at the system level. It wasn't long before somebody turned that idea into a concept.

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. […]

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.

[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.

Google holding a second round of Project ARA developers’ conferences in January

Oct 29th - Developers with an interest in Project Ara will want to mark some new dates on their calendars. Google has just announced two new global developers’ conferences specifically aimed toward Project Ara and the module development kit. Version 0.2 is out and Google wants to make sure everyone is up to speed with the latest changes […]

You can now order the Galaxy Note 4 developer edition for Verizon

Oct 29th - Just a quick heads-up that the developer edition of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is now available over at Samsung's website. This device comes with an unlockable bootloader, though the catch is that it will only work on Verizon.

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.

PlayStation app updated with refreshed user interface and tablet support

Oct 29th - The PlayStation app in Google Play has gotten a nice upgrade. Sore eyes can rest easy knowing that Sony has redesigned the home screen to make it easier to find the things you need.

Latest DROID Turbo ad starring James Franco sees the star inhaling an iced coffee [VIDEO]

Oct 28th - After yesterday’s “viral” video showcased Franco speeding around town on his bike, today’s video has the star practically inhaling an iced coffee unawares of those filming him. We get it. The DROID Turbo makes you fast.

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.

You can now use your Google Play balance to pay for subscriptions to Music All Access and Newsstand

Oct 28th - Whether by Google Opinion Rewards or gift cards, if you've got some Google Play balance you can now use it to pay for either a Google Play Music All Access or Newsstand subscription.

Android Deals: Samsung tablets, hoverboards, and Halloween movies

Oct 28th - This week we've got more great deals on Android devices, accessories, and Halloween favorites. You can get your start with 3D printing, travel back to the future with a hoverboard, play baseball on your phone, listen to some great classic tunes, and watch a scary movie.

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.