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TechnologyTell Review: Penclic B3 Bluetooth Mouse

Last year, I had the opportunity to test out and review the Penclic B2 Bluetooth Mouse. It’s a fantastic mouse with a very innovative design, meant to provide greater comfort and reduction in strain. Despite the areas which it excels, the Penclic B2 is not without drawbacks. Namely, the use of the buttons and scroll wheel tends to be quite awkward.

Microsoft Band goes back on sale, aaand it’s gone again

With only five million wearable devices in total shipped worldwide during the whole last fiscal quarter, it’s hard to imagine one activity tracker would be so in-demand that a giant like Microsoft couldn’t keep it available for sale a lousy few hours.

Google Nexus 6 goes on sale at T-Mobile, get it while you can

Time to rejoice, all ye Android purists and phablet aficionados, as T-Mobile has finally set up a new Nexus 6 purchase opportunity. The Uncarrier was supposed to pick up the Motorola-made 6 incher last week, but they delayed the rollout to get more stock.

On 2 Bean Bags: The Heos by Denon

Your On 2 Bean Bags girls have returned from their lengthy vacation to review the Heos multi-room audio speaker system by Denon. Naturally, we didn’t have the resources to build a multi-room set, so check out what we did instead.

Lumia activations reach 50 million landmark, according to Microsoft

While we’ve recently tackled all sorts of Windows Phone stats, looking at 8.1’s adoption rate and the ecosystem’s most popular devices, no one dared to speculate on the total number of in-use WP handhelds.

Sony to ship 21MP smartphone image sensor in 2015

Japanese technology company Sony has revealed it will begin shipping a new 21-megapixel smartphone image sensor next year. The company is already behind some of the best mobile image sensors, and the upgraded 21MP sensor will only add to Sony’s good reputation in the market. Sony’s Exmor RS IMX230 sensor has a higher megapixel count and faster auto-focus, according to a statement from Sony.

Everybody gets a free tablet from T-Mobile this holiday season

Wait for Black Friday to get in on the best gadget deals of the year? That’s so 2013. This year, the holiday shopping season starts early at a wide range of retailers and mobile carriers. Including T-Mobile.

Nexus 6 pre-orders net you free Moto 360 watches, only on Vodafone UK

British Android purists have had it pretty much as hard as Americans in their hunt for the newest, largest, beefiest Nexus smartphone. Perhaps harder, given most third-party carriers and retailers taking N6 pre-orders around those parts can’t promise they’ll ship them before December.

AT&T reduces 15 GB data plan cost

For a limited period of time, AT&T is offering a 15 GB data plan for the same price as its 10 GB plan. New and existing Mobile Share Value customers will have the ability to upgrade from 10 GB to 15 GB without paying any extra. The process involved in getting the additional data for a fair price is simple for new customers, though existing subscribers must only switch inside of the mobile AT&T app or on the carrier’s website.

Less confusion, bigger profits? Samsung bets on quality, not quantity for 2015

It’s no secret Samsung’s mobile device portfolio has been a little all over the place lately, with hectic naming and brand dilution reaching unimaginable heights in 2014. It’s impossible to count each and every Sammy-made smartphone released in the past 12 months and preserve one’s mental health.

Deal alert: Asus EeeBook X205 Windows mini-laptop for $140 at Best Buy

Eager to please, and in a hurry to eclipse perennial archrival Amazon this holiday shopping season, Best Buy seems to have started Black Friday early. With a bang too, as one of their best ongoing deals sees the brand-new Asus EeeBook X205 notebook drop to $139.99.

Intel expected to merge chip, mobile businesses

Intel has taken financial hits as a result of its phone and tablet business, so the company plans to merge its mobile division with its more successful PC chip business, according to Bloomberg. A report in Bloomberg states Intel will merge the two sectors to keep profits relatively high in all sectors, instead of constantly having a low profit or loss division.