Derek Kessler

Derek Kessler is Special Projects Manager for Mobile Nations. He's been writing about tech since 2009, has far more phones than is considered humane, still carries a torch for Palm (the old one), and got a Tesla because it was the biggest gadget he could find. You can follow him on Twitter at @derekakessler.

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This is when Britons will be able pre-order a Nexus 6
Nexus 6 crosses the pond

This is when Britons will be able pre-order a Nexus 6

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Pre-orders for the new Nexus 6 might kick off as soon as November 18th in the UK. Eager customers for the first Android 5.0 Lollipop-powered Nexus phone in the United States have been able to pre-order the Nexus 6 from Google Play for nearly a week now, and while we currently have no indication of when Google Play in the UK will have the phone up for pre-order, Mobiles.co.uk is putting...

Samsung's curved-screen phone hitting the US on November 14
Coming soon to America

Samsung's curved-screen phone hitting the US on November 14

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The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is coming to the United States on November 14th. The phone, which sports a Super AMOLED display that curves over the right side, has up until now only been available in Japan and Samsung's home turf of South Korea, but in less than two weeks Americans will be able to get their hands on the innovative new smartphone. If that wasn't enough, the Note Edge will...

This is when you can get a OnePlus One without an invite
OnePlus One pre-order

This is when you can get a OnePlus One without an invite

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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....

Vertu + Bentley = bonkers expensive phones
Ever wonder how much your life is worth?

Vertu + Bentley = bonkers expensive phones

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What do you get when you combine the preeminent English luxury phone maker with the preeminent English luxury car maker? You get Vertu for Bentley. Yes, Vertu, the company that doesn't make a smartphone that retails for less than $5,000, has teamed up with Bentley, the company that doesn't make a car that retails for less than $170,000. The first fruits of this relationship come in the...