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    On August 27, Samsung announced the Gear S, a smartwatch we're expecting to meet in person at the upcoming IFA 2014, a smartwatch that supports 3G on your wrist, with the help of a SIM card slot. The two-inch curved Super AMOLED display give it a unique touch, while the smartwatch itself comes with a flexible band out of the box. However, today Samsung announced an extension of its partnership with Swarovski, for the "Swarovski for Samsung" collection, which now contains the newly announced Gear S. It's about a Gear S strap, for those of you who love your bling-blings visible; you can now ...

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    Sony should unveil its next flagship, believed to be the Sony Xperia Z3, at the upcoming IFA 2014 in Berlin. All the rumors and reports seem to agree on this, and the company itself has started teasing, however, without a specific mention of the phone itself. The picture above is allegedly one snapped off of a real-life unit, which seems to have a sheet glued to its back with the Xperia Z3 specs. While the accuracy and veracity of the picture itself can't be verified, the specs we're seeing seem credible enough. We're looking at a 5.2-inch 1080p TRILUMINOS display, quad-core Snapdragon ...

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    Windows Phone 8.1 has already proven to bring Microsoft's mobile operating system to the level it needed in order to compete with other platforms. The updates that were added with Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 brought even more needed features, but it's clear that Microsoft is not done. If you were wondering what the company has in store for GDR2, rumors have just arrived on the topic. Reports claim that Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 is going to bring support to 2K resolution on smartphone displays, and therefore providing support to new processors like the Snapdragon 805. Other hints claim that the ...

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    Ever since the launch of the Sony Xperia Z, the company has dared the odds of what a water resistant smartphone should look like. At times when the only thing that was water resistant looked like a tank, Sony showed us that there are smarter ways to bring water resistance to the masses. The company continues to push that bar today with is Xperia offerings, and with its recent teaser for IFA 2014, things seem to just get better. We know that the company is planning to announce its Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact at IFA 2014. If you're wondering how the company plans to differentiate ...

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    Samsung has done a fantastic job at keeping us at the edge of our seats with the Galaxy Note 4 announcement at IFA. The company's recent advertisement focused on reminding us why the Galaxy Note lineup matters, and what we can expect for the future. One of the biggest upgrades that we're expecting to see with the Galaxy Note 4 is in its camera, and even though we still don't have any leaked Galaxy Note 4 samples, there are some that come close. Lenovo has just launched the Vibe Z2 in Asia, and if you're wondering why this has anything to do with the Galaxy Note 4, well, the answer will ...

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    IFA 2014 is sure to bring us a lot of hardware that pushes boundaries, whether we're talking about raw processing power, gigantic high-res displays, lightning-fast data, or even just delivering that hardware at bargain-basement prices. One of these measuring sticks we've been using less and less lately is that of the incredibly thin smartphone, with manufacturers having instead settled on a balance between thinness, durability, and battery capacity. However, there are still those OEMs who just have to see how thin they can push things, and we continue to be captivated by these efforts, if ...

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    One of the biggest mysteries that surrounds Apple's September 9th event, is what to expect for the iPhone 6 phablet that's been rumored. Most of the leaks we've seen in both parts and mockups have been focused on the 4.7-inch iPhone 6, and that makes sense since it begun mass production a couple of weeks ago. It's hard to predict if Apple does have anything ready for September 9 when it comes to the 5.5-inch model, but new images and videos have might shed some light. Today we see a leaked video of what is supposed to be the back shell of the 5.5-inch iPhone 6. It's hard to predict if this ...

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    There have been a ton of conflicting rumors regarding Apple's launch of the iWatch. A couple of weeks ago the word on the street was that the product would be announced and launched in December along with the 5.5-inch iPhone 6, and new rumors from just a week ago claim that everything is going to be announced on September 9. Whatever the case may be, one of the biggest questions that's still left on the table is the price tag of Apple's wearable offerings, and some credible sources have just chimed in. Re/code was the source that claimed that Apple's iPhone 6 event would happen on ...

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    Microsoft's IFA 2014 event is scheduled for this Thursday, when we expect to see the company debut the latest Lumia smartphones, including the 730/735 and 830. We've spotted this hardware before in numerous leaks, and Microsoft's early teasers sure seemed to reinforce that what we'd been hearing and seeing was on-point; its initial invite both alluded to the front-facing camera prowess rumored for the Lumia 730 and depicted the rear camera we know from Lumia 830 leaks. With only a few days to go until the announcement, Nokia and Microsoft have a new teaser out, and we're once again talking ...

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    We're just days away from Samsung's Unpacked IFA event, where the Note 4 will take the stage to reveal itself before the waiting public. And to help make sure the crowd is suitably pumped-up, Samsung's been dropping Note 4 teaser video after Note 4 teaser video, going back more than a week now. At first they were very non-specific, just conjuring up memories of the Note line in general, but then the next wave of clips started mentioning the Note 4 by name. Yesterday, Samsung did one better, and in another stylus-focused video, depicts its iconic S Pen sliding into what we can only assume ...

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    After a bit of a lull in Android One news following the project's formal announcement back at Google I/O a couple months back, rumors picked up again last week, delivering a little good news alongside some bad news. On the one hand, it sounded like India might be getting its first Android One hardware over a month ahead of schedule, but then we also heard that the phones might come in a bit north (or maybe even more than a “bit”) of that $100 target price. Confirmation may just be another couple weeks away, as we get word this morning of an upcoming Google event in India. Two weeks ...

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    Motorola's upcoming product announcements are starting to feel like they're a done deal already. What hasn't been nearly confirmed by Motorola itself through some not-too-subtle-at-all invite imagery, we've been piecing together ourselves thanks to no shortage of rumors and leaks. Those leaks have really been stepping things up in recent days, helping to answer some of our outstanding questions about this hardware. But this morning we switch gears from hardware details to pricing info, spotting a couple of these Moto handsets revealing their worth to India's Zauba import database. This ...

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    What a better way to start September off than with a juicy leak of the soon-to-be-unveiled successor to the Moto X. Today a supposed Moto X+1 video leak has hit the web, and it lines up with everything we've seen before – and a lot of what we're expecting to see – though there are still questions being asked. The leak comes to us from TK Tech News, which has been hit-or-miss but relatively accurate with previous Motorola leaks (like the one where the Moto Luge was brought to light). The leak itself unfortunately doesn't tell us as much as we'd like, but we do get a few critical bits ...

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    The new Moto X will be going official this week, but we're all still thirsty for information regarding the device. One thing we've thought was almost certain since the leak train started rolling in early April was the name: in one of the first leaks of the phone, the name "Moto X+1" was dropped, and in subsequent leaks it came up over and over again. Today, though, we're hearing new information, as the name may not be Moto X+1 at all. According to sources of Phandroid at Verizon, the company's internal computer system shows the device simply as "The new Moto X." This isn't all that ...

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    We already saw Sony's alleged wearables plans for IFA 2014, but that's not all we're going to see liked before the big event it seems. In a massive leak today, the Sony IFA 2014 plans for the Xperia line have presumably leaked in their entirety. First off, let's talk Xperia Z3. This one isn't much of a surprise, as it has been rumored for quite a while, but we have some pretty solid details about it this leak around. There's apparently going to be a 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB of RAM, and a 5.2-inch Triluminos display. There will be IP68 certification for water and dust ...

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