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[Deal] Pre-order the Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge from Best Buy and get a FREE wireless charging padview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Today is pre-order day for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, and there are some great bonus deals to consider. T-Mobile is giving one FREE year of Netflix and Sprint will lease you the phone for FREE. Up next is Best Buy with another promotion. (IT news)

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Facebook Launches 3 New Open-Source Tools For Android Developersview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Most of Facebook’s announcements at its F8 developer conference this week were iOS-centric, but today, the company also released three new open source tools for Android developers. The first is a performance segmentation library called Year Class that is meant to help developers quickly figure out what kind of device a user is running. (IT news)

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Facebook Open-Sources React Nativeview story

http://techcrunch.com –  At its F8 developer conference in San Francisco today, Facebook announced that it is open-sourcing its React native framework for building native apps. React Native is Facebook’s version of its React JavaScript framework for building native mobile applications. Read More (IT news)

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Rumour: Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Active to come with Micro-SD card and removable battery, announced mid-summer 2015view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – While the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge handsets have received much praise and plaudits for their stylish design, there were a couple of criticisms. The two main items of contention were the lack of MicroSD card support and the presence of a non-removable battery. (IT news)

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BT will offer cheap wireless 4G service to UK broadband customersview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – BT is one of the UK’s biggest broadband companies, but they left the consumer wireless market several years back. Today, they’ve announced they’ll be jumping back into the market with a very aggressive £5 plan for current broadband customers. For non-broadband customers, the package jumps to £10 per month, which is still pretty affordable. (IT news)

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Facebook adds a slew of new features to the Messenger appview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – In case you didn’t know, Facebook is hosting their own developer conference this week. It’s called F8, and it will reveal new stuff regarding not only Facebook, but Instagram, Parse, Oculus, and LiveRail too. On the Facebook side of things, they announced Messenger Platform, which gives the Messenger app its own ecosystem for creating and sharing content. (IT news)

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August Raises $38 Million To Expand Smart Lock Retail Availabilityview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Smart Lock purveyor August has raised another $38 million in funding, bringing the company’s tally up to $50 million, the company’s co-founder Jason Johnson told TechCrunch. August’s Smart Lock attempts to reinvent the front door and rid the world of physical keys by relegating that duty to a smartphone. (IT news)

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London’s Tech Hiring Boom Attracts Hired, JobBox And Other Startups To The Frayview story

http://techcrunch.com –  What is it with tech jobs in London (and, lately, the rest of the UK)? Well, ask a silly question, right? Because the city and the country is going through a tech boom right now and when that happens tech startups in the recruitment space scramble to join the fray, especially in the UK capital. (IT news)

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Micromax Canvas A1 now getting the Android 5.1 updateview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Indian manufacturer Micromax has just announced that the Canvas A1 smartphone will now start receiving the Android 5.1 update. (IT news)

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Lenovo announces the K3 Note phablet with mid-range specsview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Lenovo has announced a new phablet to tackle the mid-range market called the Lenovo K3 Note. This phone is pretty similar to the smaller Lenovo K3 that was announced awhile back, but features some improved hardware and an obviously larger screen. The K3 Note has a 5.5-inch 1080p display, a 64-bit octa-core MediaTek processor, and 2 GB of RAM. (IT news)

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The Amazon Fire Stick can be pre-ordered in the UK for £35, ships by April 15thview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – If you haven’t yet decided which streaming box to buy Amazon has just made that choice a little more difficult for you with the news that the Fire Stick is now available for pre-order in the UK with a shipping date of April 15th. (IT news)

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Here Are The Companies That Presented At Y Combinator Demo Day 1view story

http://techcrunch.com –  It’s that time again! Today was Demo Day 1 (of 2) for Y Combinator’s Winter 2015 class — when investors and reporters get their first in-person look at many of the startups that YC has been incubating for the past few months. Want to see what debuted? (IT news)