AT&T says "No thanks" to Apple SIM (reddit)
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AT&T Locks Apple SIM Cards on New iPads (pcmag, also slashdot)
Apple's SIM cards let you easily switch wireless carriers, but AT&T is having none of that.
No Switching for You! AT&T Locks the Apple SIM to Its Network (mashable, also mashable)
If you use your LTE iPad Air 2 or iPad mini 3 with AT&T, you'd better be prepared to stay with the network....
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Sundar Pichai takes control of Google's crucial products (engadget, also yahoo)
Well, we guess congratulations are in order. According to Re/code, Sundar Pichai, the senior vice president at Google who used to just be in charge of the Chrome, Android, and web apps teams now...
Google reassigns Sundar Pichai to oversee all of its products (talkandroid)
Sundar Pichai is no longer the face of Android, Chrome, and Google Apps. He is now the face of every Google product...
- Google CEO Larry Page gives Sundar Pichai keys to the kingdom (theregister)
Nest acquires Revolv, adds a slew of new products to its smart home ecosystem (digitaltrends)
With plans to expand its Works With Nest developer program even more, Nest has recently acquired the smart home startup Revolv -- and also announced a slew of new additions to its ecosystem The post...
Nest owns Revolv's home automation tech now, too (engadget, also yahoo)
Google's adding another member to its household family that includes Nest and Dropcam, and this time its home...
Nest thermostats add compatability with third-party home automation products (talkandroid)
It was only a matter of time before the now Google-owned Nest Learning Thermostat (and smoke detector) became even...
Playdate: We're livestreaming 'Fantasia: Music Evolved' on Xbox One! (engadget, also yahoo)
The developers at Harmonix Music Systems know a thing or two about music. And we'd hope so, it is in the company name, after all. The studio's latest Kinect game, Fantasia: Music Evolved, is quite a...
Outlast 2 Announced, Coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC (gamefront)
Outlast developer Red Barrels has confirmed the development of a sequel. The studio confirmed the development of the...
WWE 2K15 Runs At 1080p on Both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, "So Real You'll Feel... (n4g)
The next installment in WWE video game franchise, WWE 2K15 will run at glorious 1080p on both PlayStation 4 and Xbox...
Super Smash Bros. Amiibo figures are part trophy, part protégé (joystiq)
Nintendo is getting into the figurine game with a lineup called "amiibo" (disregard for capitalization included). Set to cooperate with several different games, most prominently this holiday's Wii U...
- Hands-on with all the new stuff in Super Smash Bros. Wii U (gameradar)
How Nintendo rolls in 8-player Super Smash Bros. (joystiq)
Moments before attendees grabbed the controllers at a Super Smash Bros. press event, held in a hotel in San Francisco...
Amazon has made its Appstore for Android obsolete (engadget, also yahoo)
Since its creation, the Amazon Appstore stood apart, banned from being offered in the official store for Android apps, Google Play, until now... sort of. When Amazon recently updated its main...
Amazon launches App Store in main Android app (talkandroid)
Before now, the only way to download apps from the Amazon Appstore was to download the apk for the Appstore online,...
Amazon hid a full app store in its Android app for six weeks and no one noticed (yahoo)
Back on September 9th of this year, Amazon released a big update to its main Android app, which lets you purchase...
Your Galaxy S5 may get Android 5.0 Lollipop in time for the holidays (yahoo, also bgr)
Great news, Galaxy S5 owners: You may not have to wait that much longer to get Android 5.0 Lollipop on your favorite phone. SamMobile’s sources indicate that Lollipop will start rolling out to...
Samsung Galaxy S5 will get Android Lollipop in December (techradar, also talkandroid)
Android 5.0 Lollipop will hit the Samsung Galaxy S5 this December.Sources speaking to Sam Mobile have confirmed as...
How to beam files and photos from one phone to another with the new Android... (talkandroid)
Android Beam debuted in Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, which was kind of cool at the time, but not all that useful....
Netflix lines up two more TV shows for 2015: 'Bloodline' and 'F is for Family' (engadget, also yahoo)
Concerned there's not enough to watch on Netflix, or that the big studios and networks might hold stuff back for their own streaming services? Rest easy, the video streamer has plans for a slew of...
Amid Theater Boycott Netflix Defiantly Plans New Movies, Plus 3 TV Shows for... (dailytech)
Netflix has seen great success through exclusives like "Orange is the New Black" and "House of Cards"
Got Google's new Inbox app? Now you can invite three friends! (engadget, also yahoo)
The jury's still out on Google's new mobile approach to email, but that hasn't stopped people from going a little batty over getting invited to use it (see also: Gmail, Google Wave). In case you...
Google Inbox users can now download the service's web app (techradar)
Google launched its brand new Google Inbox service this week, and the app just became available through Google's...
Google Inbox users can now invite three friends to use the service (talkandroid)
If you’re lucky enough to be one of the very few using Google’s new Inbox application, you’ll be glad to hear...
Google Exec Breaks Space Jump Record With Nearly 26-Mile Free Fall (mashable, also mashable)
Alan Eustace, a senior vice president at Google, broke Felix Baumgartner's two-year-old world record for highest altitude free-fall jump on Friday morning when he parachuted from a balloon near the...
Google exec breaks Felix Baumgartner’s world record with a 26-mile skydive (digitaltrends)
After riding a helium-filled balloon up into the Earth's stratosphere, Google exec Alan Eustace cut himself loose and...
Google exec sets a new record for highest-altitude jump (video) (engadget, also yahoo)
Move over Felix Baumgartner (pictured above) -- just two years after the daredevil's record setting 128,000 foot Red...
Android Wear Gets Its First Big Update (technewsworld, also linuxinsider)
Google's Android Wear on Thursday got its first major update, bringing GPS support and offline music capabilities to the wearables platform. "Android Wear is great for tracking things like route,...
Google Maps snags update, improved Android Wear navigation notifications (androidcentral)
Google Maps for Android has just picked up an update. Head to the Google Play Store and you'll find the newest version...
LG G Watch R Review: All Things Considered, The Best Android Wear Has To Offer... (androidpolice)
The G Watch R is LG's first circular-display smartwatch, following up on the original G Watch that launched alongside...
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