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U.S. Cellular now offering the Google Nexus 6 for $199.99

Earlier this year, Google launched it’s gigantic phablet, the Nexus 6, which is available from major US carriers except Verizon. Now, you can also add U.S. Cellular to the list of carriers who are offering Google’s flagship device. The carrier is offering the monstrous phablet for $199.99 tied to a two-year contract with the carrier for the 32GB model. The 64GB version of the handset costs $249.99 on-contract.

HTC Desire 620 to launch in the UK next year

Not too long ago, HTC announced a mid-range device called the Desire 620 in UK. Although an exact availability date is not known, the company announced the HTC Desire 620 will be available in Europe from early 2015. HTC Desire 620 is targeted towards those users who are on a tight budget, and want a decent Android smartphone which can handle most of the day-to-day tasks.

T-Mobile offers unlimited 4G LTE data plan, starts at $100

T-Mobile has announced its unlimited 4G LTE plans which start at $100 a month for two lines. It’s not just the unlimited LTE plan, for those families who have less usage, they can get the 4G LTE plan for a family of four for just $100 with 10GB of free LTE data. This means that each member of the family gets 2.5GB of 4G LTE data which is more than enough for an average user.

Verizon launches Red LG G3 for World AIDS Day

Verizon and LG have partnered to launch the Red LG G3 to create awareness on World AIDS day. The handset features a blazing red color, but other than that, it’s exactly identical to the standard LG G3 which launched earlier this year. We’ve seen several companies promoting their products in Red to create awareness, Apple has done it, and even many game developers as well. As for the RED LG G3, the purchase is also paired with a free LG G Pad, provided you sign up a contract with the Big Red.

Nexus 6 gets an iFixit teardown treatment

Google Nexus 6 is officially here and this means it’s time for the folks at iFixit to get their hands on the device and tear its components apart. Starting with the back cover, there are no screws involved to open the back cover of the device so the folks at iFixit ended up with picks to pry open the back cover of the device which comes with little adhesive.

Samsung Gear S sales reaches 10,000 units on first day of launch in South Korea

Samsung announced the Gear S smartwatch which is a standalone device that doesn’t require to be connected to a smartphone to get notifications. It features a SIM card slot, and 3G connectivity so you can get SMS, calls, and access the internet without a need for a smartphone. The smartwatch went on sale in the company’s home country on November 5th through SK Telecom and KT. As per a new report, the smartwatch sales topped 10,000 on the first day of launch in the region, hinting at a demand for a smartwatch which can operate without being connected to a smartphone.

List of countries where Galaxy Note Edge will go on sale

Samsung announced the Galaxy Note Edge will not hit retail as widely as the Galaxy Note 4. If you fancy the Galaxy Note Edge and its curved display, and want to know if it will hit retail in your country, we’ve got a list of regions where the handset will hit retail in the near future. Previously, it was rumored that the limited edition device will not hit retail in Europe, but it seems that’s not the case.

Rumor: Microsoft reportedly planning a bigger Surface Pro tablet

Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablets had a rough start, but things began to change with the launch of the larger Surface Pro 3. In the company’s latest earnings call, it was revealed that the Surface business brought a $908 million profit for the software giant. So, there’s a big reason for the company to explore more options, and release its successor with improved specifications, possibly the new Intel chips.

HTC One M8 and M7 to get Android 5.0 Lollipop within 90 days, confirms HTC

HTC has done a very commendable job when it comes to software updates for its flagship devices over the past few months. The Taiwanese OEM released Android 4.4 KitKat within 90 days after receiving the software from Google. Now, HTC has confirmed they have received the code from Google and will update the HTC One M8 and M7 to the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop within the next 90 days.

Samsung Galaxy Grand 3 spotted on GFXBench, reveals specifications

Samsung has released the Galaxy Grand 2 in some emerging markets a few months back. But, it seems the company is already working on its successor which may see a wider roll out when it’s officially announced. An alleged device carrying a SM-7200 model number was spotted on GFXBench, believed to be the Samsung Galaxy Grand 3, and reveals some of the specifications it will launch with.

Android 4.4 KitKat now running on 30 percent of devices

Recently, Google released the adoption figures for the Android operating system, revealing the percentage of devices running various versions of Android. Things have been stagnant when it comes to the growth of Android 4.4 KitKat, but many OEMs have released the latest operating system for their flagship devices.

Motorola Droid Turbo press render leaks

We’ve heard a lot about the upcoming Motorola Droid Turbo in the past few weeks, thanks to a plethora of leaks, even one from Verizon itself where the carrier posted a press render of the device on Twitter, and was promptly removed. The handset is expected to come with a Kevlar casing, and more recently, the prolific @evleaks — who may be back in the leaking game — posted a press render of the alleged handset, showing off its black and red color options. The images do look good, considering the Droid line up isn’t the prettiest of Motorola handsets.