You’ll be able to pre-order a OnePlus One on October 27th, no invite needed

It’s been a long and winding road to get to this point, but we’re finally approaching the day where you’ll be able to pre-order a OnePlus One without an invite. That day is Monday, October 27th — one week from today. The Cyanogen-powered Android handset officially launched back in late April, so it really has been a long road… and we’re not even looking at general availability yet.



Review: APC M5BK + M10BK 5000/10000mAh Mobile Power Packs

Measuring roughly 4.2” tall by 2.5” wide by 0.6” thick, M5BK is shaped like a slightly wider, slightly shorter and noticeably thicker iPhone 4, while the 5.7” by 3.5” by 0.6” M10BK is more like a slightly wider, slightly shorter and noticeably thicker iPhone 6 Plus. While M5BK can be tossed into a jeans pocket as easily as any iPhone, M10BK’s larger enclosure is even less suited to pocketing than the iPhone…

News: Apple launches iCloud Photos Beta Web Client

Apple has quietly launched the web version of its iCloud Photo Library client in advance of today’s expected release of iOS 8.1. Users who have enabled iCloud Photo Library on their iOS devices can log in at beta.icloud.com where a new “Photos” icon should appear. The iCloud Photos web client generally mirrors the iOS 8.1 Photos app, allowing users to browse by Moments or Albums, select a moment or individual photo, and favorite,…

Reviewed: BiggiFi puts Android apps on the big screen

The BiggiFi is an HDMI dongle that comes with some big promises. The official introduction video touts the BiggiFi as being able to offer “the most engaging mobile experience on your TV” and about how it is the “first touch based interface technology that enables your smartphone or tablet to act as touchscreen controllers for your TV.” We’ll get into whether or not the BiggiFi is able to live up to either of those promises — but first — let us begin with an introduction.



News: Apple working to cut music subscription prices

A new report from Re/code reveals that Apple is working to get the price of its subscription music services down to as low as $5/month. Apple was reportedly asking the labels to cut prices to pave the way for a cheaper Beats music subscription, and is suggesting that top iTunes buyers spend about $60/year on music downloads, which equates to about $5/month. On a $5/month subscription model, the music labels would therefore not lose any revenue as…