HTC Nexus 9 release rate now rumored for mid-October

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A new rumor places the HTC Nexus 9 release date on October 16, although the source of this rumor was a bit unclear weather this will be date when Google and HTC decide to make the tablet official or the date when the new Nexus tablet becomes available for purchase. One previous rumor on the topic placed the HTC Nexus […]
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OnePlus ditches the invitation system in favor of traditional pre-orders

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Chinese manufacturer OnePlus has just announced that it is switching off the invitation system for its flagship smartphone effective immediately. A pre-order system will take its place for the moment, and the OnePlus One should be available for purchase directly from inventory starting late October. The dreaded OnePlus One invitation system is now gone, making way for a more traditional […]
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Moto X Moto Maker launched in Europe ahead of the device’s launch

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Motorola has just launched the Moto Maker in three European countries, which means that although the new Motorola Moto X has yet to be released in Europe, eager customers can go ahead and customize their own Moto X ahead of the official launch that’s expected to arrive by the end of the month. When the original Moto X was launched […]
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OnePlus One StyleSwap Cover cancelled – OnePlus 2 confirmed?

OnePlus One StyleSwap Cover cancelled - OnePlus 2 confirmed?
Today is one of those days when have no choice but to report on a mixed bag of both good and bad news, specifically for those of you who happen to own a OnePlus One. Hopefully you won’t blame the messenger, but hey, let’s just get to the point. The bad news is that OnePlus has just officially confirmed that […]
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Samsung SM-A500 gets confirmed by China’s TENAA

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The Samsung Galaxy SM-A500 has just been confirmed by the Chinese TENAA, complete with most of the specifications and a few mug shots that reveal the design of the smartphone. We’ve heard talk about the SM-A500 last week, and it looks like those rumors were very accurate. In a nutshell, the Galaxy SM-A500 is a toned down version of the […]
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Nokia Lumia 930 review – The Windows Phone flagship

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In 2013, Nokia delivered a very solid smartphone with the Lumia 925. It came with a premium design, powerful camera and decent performance. However, both software and hardware lagged behind compared to many Android flagship devices. Since then, there’s been a long wait for a Windows Phone with the latest hardware and a larger screen size. In April 2014, Microsoft […]
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Report: iPad Air 2 & iPad mini 3 to be announced in mid-October

Report: iPad Air 2 & iPad Mini 3 to be announced in mid-October
Last week Apple held its second major event of the year following WWDC, and after several months of digging through leaks and rumors the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus became official. Now we’re looking forward to the next big Apple event where the iPad Air 2 as well as the iPad mini 3 will be announced, and if the latest […]
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New Amazon Fire HD tablet range, now for all the family

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Amazon hasn’t bothered with some splashy event for its new range of updated Kindles and new models. Instead, it slipped out some press releases and they now dominate the front pages of Amazon stores. As well as upgrades across the range and for the Kindle ebook reader, there’s also a new child-friendly model that’s tough and prevents children downloading content […]
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Sony expects $2.12 billion loss by the end of the fiscal year

Sony expects $2.12 billion loss by the end of the fiscal year
Following IFA 2014 where Sony lifted the veil on a number of devices that seem to have caught the attention of the public, the Japanese manufacturer has revised its financial forecast for the ongoing fiscal year, and sadly things aren’t looking too positive. Sony now predicts a whopping ¥230 billion in losses, which translates into roughly $2.12 billion by the […]
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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus get good early reviews

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The tame press have been given access to Apple’s iPhone 6 smartphones ahead of the world tomorrow, and the first reviews seem pretty positive. The new iPhone 6 with a 4.7-inch display and the iPhone 6 Plus with 5.5-inch display are being dissected by the press, but among the positivity are some concerns and criticism from the reviewers. The biggest […]
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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 features the best smartphone display ever

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The display experts over at DisplayMate have passion for testing displays in amazing thoroughness. The last time we’ve talked about them was back a few months ago when the 13-inch display on the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 was awarded the title of the best tablet display currently available. Fast forward to the present day, and the display experts from DisplayMate […]
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T-Mobile announces the ZTE ZMAX, a phablet priced at $252

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It looks like T-Mobile has a thing for Chinese smartphone manufacturers. In the past, T-Mobile was the only US carrier to offer Huawei phones, but that partnership ended recently with T-Mobile taking Huawei to court for stealing information. Now that the Huawei episode is over, T-Mobile has partnered with another Chinese manufacturer, ZTE. The first chapter in the T-Mobile / […]
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Toshiba Encore 2 Write: two new Windows 8.1 tablets with stylus support

Toshiba Encore 2 Write: two new Windows 8.1 tablets with stylus support
Although Toshiba was present at IFA 2014 in Berlin where the budget-friendly Encore Mini and the 5-mode Satellite Radius 11 convertible have been officially announced, it appears that the Japanese manufacturer has at least a couple more aces up its sleeve. As it turns out, Toshiba has been working on a refreshed version of the Encore 2, dubbed the Toshiba […]
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iOS 8 arriving today, all the details

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While much of the focus might be on the arrival of Apple’s two new iPhone 6 models tomorrow, for those not upgrading, the arrival of iOS 8 happens later today. There’s just a coming soon button on Apple’s page for now, but expect changes as the company prepares for the onslaught. Naturally, your and our chances of downloading it are minuscule, […]
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