OnePlus releases powerful extended battery pack to celebrate its first birthday

OnePlus is a year old, and to celebrate it has announced the Power Bank, a massive 10000mAh extended battery pack, plus it has confirmed work on its own custom Android ROM for future phones.

Incredulous cop cites man for using his smartwatch while driving

The plight of a Reddit user allegedly ticketed for using a smartwatch poses an interesting question: is messing with a wearable while driving legal?

Pebble’s new actionable notifications mimic Android Wear

Pebble firmware 2.3 introduces actionable notifications, which lets owners of Android 4.0+ devices interact with alerts straight from their wrist.

Volleyball players, your time is now: VERT releases wearable that measures how high you jump

VERT released the Jump Rate Monitor, a belt clip-like wearable that measures how high you jump. The company also announced the VERTcoach app, which allows coaches to help minimize their athletes' risk of injury.

Nasty little Delta Airlines security flaw lets you use someone else’s boarding pass (updated)

Discovered on Monday, a Delta Airlines security flaw lets you get someone else's boarding pass, regardless of airline, simply by changing the URL of your own boarding pass. No word on whether Delta is remedying the flaw.

Microsoft opens the doors to Sway, its newest Office software

Sway, Microsoft's latest presentation web app, combines the productivity of Word, PowerPoint and basic web editing skills, and is now available for all.

Best Buy’s Geek Squad takes over Chicago airport just in time for Christmas

From today through December 23, Geek Squad will be posted at Chicago O'Hare Airport to offer fliers free service. Agents can be located near the airport's Concourse H food court in Terminal 3.

Receive Netflix recommendations from friends and play them with your smartwatch

Android device users, including those with smartwatches, can now recommend Netflix shows to friends via Facebook. There are even basic Netflix controls available for smartwatches

Xiaomi can sell smartphones in India again, but only if a Qualcomm chip is inside

The injunction brought about by Ericsson, forcing Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi to stop selling, advertising, manufacturing, or importing devices in India, has been temporarily lifted

T-Mobile Data Stash lets you keep unused data month to month, gifts 10GB free

T-Mobile unveiled a new program called Data Stash at its Uncarrier 8.0 event on Tuesday, which allows data to roll over from month to month, and builds their accounts with a one-time gift of 10GB of free data.

Messaging app Line is the latest to launch a mobile payment system

Popular messaging app Line has released Line Pay, it's mobile app payment system, which could take on the might of Alipay, PayPal, and Apple Pay. It's available now for iOS and Android devices.
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Runner maps out marriage proposal using GPS app

A keen runner who for some time has been using a GPS app to create drawings while out jogging decided recently to use his unique 'talent' to propose to his girlfriend....