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Dell flaunts Android-based Venue 10 hybrid at IDF, Intel Moorefield likely inside

While all eyes were pointed squarely at Apple’s glamorous iPhone 6/6 Plus/Watch announcements last week, Dell was using the much lower-profile Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco as an inconspicuous launch ramp for a couple of very exciting Android tablets.

Low-cost HTC Desire 610 is en route to Verizon, six months or so too late

If HTC is somewhat on the rise of late as far as notoriety and general sales are concerned, it’s no doubt at least in part thanks to the Desire line. The mid-range family made a bigger impact than high-end Ones over the course of 2014 with solid quality-pricing ratios and options for virtually every budget.

Microsoft Surface 2 (RT) nears extinction as Surface Pro 3 demand flourishes

The rumor mill is about to accelerate its churning once again in relation to Microsoft’s perennially unstable Surface line, as mere weeks after Surface Pro 3’s spread and Surface 2’s discount, we have follow-up stories on both fronts.

Oppo N3 press images leaked, rotatable camera still on board

The Chinese manufacturer Oppo is said to be working on its new flagship device which will launch under the Oppo N3 moniker. The company recently teased its upcoming product on Facebook with a possible October announcement date at an event in Singapore. Recently, the folks at GSMArena were sent some alleged press renders of the Oppo N3, which carries on the company’s tradition of a rotatable camera so it can be used to take high quality photos and selfies. Additionally, the press render reveal that it will also feature a dual-LED flash, another trait which was present in its predecessor.

Smartly-priced LG L Fino and L Bello handhelds embark on global journey

Seemingly confident the G3 can stand the test of time and fend off the Galaxy Note 4 and iPhone 6 Plus threats with no high-end refreshment or reinforcement, LG continues to bolster its already vast and strong “smartly-priced”, mid-range portfolio.

Samsung explains the Galaxy Note 4 features with the help of an infographic

Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 4 phablet at IFA 2014 earlier this month. The phablet packs top-of-the-line hardware, along with a plethora of features on board. If, for some reason, you missed the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 event, and want to know more about its features, Samsung has prepared a new inforgraphic to help you know everything about the phablet.

Finally, a tasteful anti-Apple Samsung Galaxy Note 4 commercial (video)

It may have taken Samsung a little longer than usual, but in the end, they’ve come up with the perfect iPhone 6 Plus-mocking/Galaxy Note 4 advertising effort. Granted, it’s not as laugh-out-loud hilarious as the legendary “dude, you’re a barista” commercial.

MIT’s robotic cheetah project sprints forward, will blow your mind

Researchers at MIT are trying to simulate the cheetah’s performance by developing a robotic cheetah. And it seems to be coming along nicely. Check it out!

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Android KitKat running on almost 25 percent devices

Every month, Google releases monthly figures about the adoption of various versions of the Android operating system. The numbers are posted on the company’s developers blog to give us an idea about how widespread different versions of Android are. The search engine giant recently revealed the figures for August, and we see a few noteworthy changes in the figures.

GeoTech: 7 tricks to doing Halloween at Disney World right (Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party)

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is one the few things in life that makes Disneyphiles absolutely bonkers with excitement. Between the faint briskness in the air, the decorations, the unusually short ride lines and the impending sugar rush, Disney World guests are hard-pressed to find something to complain about during this time of year. Now that more »

TAG Heuer to offer smartwatch, presumably not “too feminine”

Last week, luxury watchmaker Jean-Claude Biver, who heads up the popular TAG Heuer brand, lambasted the Apple Watch in an interview with German media. Now why would he say those awful things? Maybe because his TAG Heuer brand is developing its own smartwatch.

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BlackBerry’s next-gen flagship device is T-Mobile’s ‘Passport’ to reconciliation

As if BlackBerry’s mobile device manufacturing business wasn’t hurting enough on the heels of Q and Z-series sales flops that sent the Canadian giant on the brink of bankruptcy, BB’s CEO earlier this year got in a bitter verbal fight with T-Mobile’s head honcho.