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Mobile

Looking for a basement-cheap plan for your phone? Give MetroPCS’ $30 plan a look

MetroPCS announced that, starting today, you can get unlimited talk and text, along with 1GB of 4G LTE, for $30 a month. The plan is only available for MetroPCS 4G LTE phones, though, so bringing your own phone is not an option.
Web

Congress urged to defund FCC’s net neutrality rules

Lifting strategies out of the Republican playbook, Commissioner Ajit Pai, one of the party’s representatives in the FCC, has asked the House to defund the agency's efforts to enforce Net neutrality.
Mobile

Google aids in the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone with Ebola-proof Android tablets

As a way for the company to help in the fight against Ebola, Google developed an Ebola-proof Android tablet based on a Sony Xperia tablet. The tablets were specifically designed for health workers in Sierra Leone.
Product Review

Apple iPhone 6 Plus Review

Apple's iPhone 6 Plus is still livin' large at half a year old.
Wearables

Apple retail employees to be trained to give fashion advice for Apple Watch launch

The responsibilities of Apple retail employees will morph as soon as next month and will resemble the duties of sales personnel in luxury stores like Rolex. Employees have been trained to upsell and discuss fashion choices.
Mobile

Build your own tablet: Spanish company ImasD promises click-together parts

ImasD Technologies in Spain is trying to adapt Project Ara's modular design to a tablet form factor. The company's related website page looks a little sketchy, though, so approach the project with caution.
Computing

New combo USB drive packs Type-C connector, is just an inch long

As USB Type-C gathers momentum, Emtec has revealed a one-inch drive that offers connectors for both Type-A and Type-C ports alongside capacities up to 32GB.
Mobile

Siri is really into the Apple Watch and aluminum

What is Siri's opinion of the Apple Watch? She seems pretty excited about it. A new line of answers from the digital assistant talks up the new Apple Watch.
Mobile

Uber drivers and passengers harassed in Belgium as cops make arrest

Taxi drivers in Brussels angry at Uber's presence in the city reportedly launched attacks on Uber drivers over the weekend, blocking cars, throwing eggs and flour into vehicles, taking drivers' phones, and even dragging passengers from…
Mobile

Amazon Prime Music update adds Pandora-like stations, refreshed design

Amazon has given its Prime Music iOS app a makeover. Front and center is a new ad-free 'Prime Stations' feature that lets users autoplay multiple tracks based on their music tastes, similar to the likes of Pandora and iTunes Radio.
Wearables

Soon your Fitbits will talk with each other and track your cycling sessions

An update to Fitbit's tracking bands will add multi-device support and cycling session tracking. The company aims to get users to buy multiple Fitbit bands for different activities.
Wearables

Apple reportedly cuts Apple Watch order due to display issues

Apple reportedly reduced its order for the Apple Watch from a range of 2.5 million to 3 million to a revised target of 1.25 million to 1.5 million. Display manufacturing issues are the reason behind the cut.