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, 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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Blue and Call of Duty Xbox 360 bundles coming this fall
Bring an Xbox home for the holidays

Blue and Call of Duty Xbox 360 bundles coming this fall

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Sure, the Xbox One might be the current king of the Microsoft gaming console ecosystem, but that doesn't mean the older and thus cheaper Xbox 360 can't also get some love. And some love it is getting, with new bundles hitting shelves for this holiday season. First up is the "500GB Holiday Value Bundle", which not only includes a 500GB Xbox 360 and a month of Xbox Live Gold, but also...

Cricket's giving customers more data, but not charging more
More data, same price

Cricket's giving customers more data, but not charging more

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U.S. prepaid carrier Cricket is, for a limited time, raising the roof on their data allotments. New customers that sign up between September 13 and an as-yet undetermined cut-off date will get anywhere from 500MB to 5GB more LTE data on their plan for the same amount. Existing customers will also get more data on their plans automatically, and they won't have to pay anything more for it...

Lumia 530 coming early to the UK through Carephone Warehouse
Earlier than expected

Lumia 530 coming early to the UK through Carephone Warehouse

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Attention UK residents looking for a new Windows Phone on the cheap: starting Friday the 22nd of August you'll be able to get the brand new Nokia Lumia 530 from Carphone Warehouse. The Windows Phone 8.1 handset can be had for as low as £10 a month (£0 upfront) with a 500MB/month tariff from Talkmobile, or on your choice of UK carrier (EE, O2, Orange, T-Mobile, and Vodafone all included...