Own a Galaxy Nexus? There’s still a chance you’ll get your 4.4 KitKat fix

Google may not be updating the Galaxy Nexus to Android 4.4 KitKat, but that hasn't stopped the developer community from coming up with a potential solution, and from others petitioning the firm directly, hoping to change its mind.

Outgoing BlackBerry CEO promises he’ll be firm’s ‘biggest fan’ in letter to workers

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins will step down from the top job this month. In a letter to employees, he said he was BlackBerry's "biggest fan", adding that he'll be "cheering from the sidelines" as interim CEO John Chen attempts to build…
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Google Nexus 5 Review

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Verizon tries its hand at a $250 7-inch Android tablet with the Ellipsis

Verizon has announced the Ellipsis 7, an own-brand Android tablet with a 7-inch screen, a quad-core processor, and 4G LTE connectivity. It's available from today, but faces stiff competition elsewhere.

United the latest carrier to let passengers use electronic devices during entire flight

One by one, airlines in the US are acting on the FAA's ruling permitting carriers to allow the use of electronic devices during all phases of flight, with United on Wednesday announcing its new "electronics-friendly cabins".
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Monsters unite as Shaq becomes Monster’s latest spokesperson

Monster announced today it is hiring prolific pitchman Shaquille O'Neal as its newest sponsor. The basketball legend's first duty will be to bring some name recognition to Monster's M7 tablet, which has had a hard time picking up steam in…
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Foursquare, Yelp, and new app features coming to Pebble watch

Pebble has announced a new SDK for its smartwatch with new features for app developers, and a few new apps, like Foursquare and Yelp, which will become available later this year.

Mystery solved! Google says barges will be ‘interactive space’ to show off new tech

After weeks of keeping an anxious public (or, at least, anxious tech journalists) in the dark, Google has finally confirmed that it is behind the so-called “mystery barges” that are anchored in the waters off California and Maine.

5 cool technologies Samsung Galaxy devices will have before 2015

During an Analyst Day event this week, Samsung has talked about the technology it intends to introduce in the coming year, specifically centered on mobile. Its plans include flexible and bendable phones, plus Google Glass-like spectacles.

Apple reveals gov’t requests for user data and takes jabs at Google, Facebook, NSA

Apple on Tuesday released its first-ever transparency report, which catalogs information about world government request for user data. But in true Apple form, the report also includes some clever language that makes this report stand out…

Why you should try out Oyster Books, the Netflix for novels

Oyster Books wants to be the Netflix of books. It'll have a better chance as it grows but for the time being it's one of the best ways to read on iOS devices, especially if you don't want to pay to expand your book collection.

Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet hits AT&T on Nov. 15, and here’s what we know about it

Nokia's new Lumia 1520 is not only the first Windows Phone 8-powered smartphone/tablet hybrid, but also the first to use the brand new version of Microsoft's mobile operating system. Here's everything you need to know about this exciting…