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Amazon introduces a new Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 and Fire HD

Amazon has introduced upgraded Kindle tablets, including a beefed up Kindle Fire HDX 8.9, as well as the Kindle Fire HD. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 comes with top-of-the-line specifications, offering users a top-notch performance. The Kindle Fire HD also features improvements at an exceptional price.

Blackberry Porsche Design P’9983 officially announced

Blackberry Porsche Design P’9983 was officially announced by the company on Wednesday. The device comes with Blackberry OS 10.3, and costs a fortune so it may not see a widespread adoption — the Porsche Design Blackberry handsets have never seen high sales in the past either due to their extremely high price tag.

AT&T to add the mid-range LG G3 Vigor to its portfolio

AT&T announced it will offer the mid-range LG G3 Vigor to its customers in the coming weeks. The device looks quite similar to the LG G3 flagship, but features downgraded specifications which should be more than enough to make it a decent mid-range offering. The official pricing and availability details are unknown at the moment, but the carrier will reveal it as soon as it is ready to sell the handset. It’s not just AT&T, Sprint also announced lately about adding the handset to its roster, but didn’t reveal an exact launch date.

WhatsApp to offer free voice calling soon

WhatsApp is one of the most popular cross-platform messaging apps. The app is available on all major platforms, and was recently purchased for billions of dollars by the social networking giant, Facebook. Earlier this year, the company’s CEO revealed that voice and video calling will soon make its way to the app, starting with the iPhone and Android, followed by other mobile platforms.

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Sony Xperia Z3 pre-orders are live in the UK

Earlier this month, Sony unveiled its latest flagship device dubbed as the Sony Xperia Z3, which is a substantial upgrade over its predecessor. The device features a similar set of hardware as the Xperia Z2, but offers a new round aluminium frame and tampered glass on the front and back. The handset is set to launch in fall, but if you’re residing in the UK, the Sony Xperia Z3 is up for pre-orders directly from Sony for £549, with the deliveries expected to kick off from September 26th.

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Microsoft has announced an event on September 30th in San Francisco

We’ve heard quite a lot about the next iteration of Windows in the past few weeks, codenamed Threshold. Rumors suggested that Microsoft will hold an event this month, and it turns out to be correct. The software giant has scheduled an event on September 30th in San Francisco. While the invite doesn’t say if it will be Windows 9, it simply mentions, “Join us to hear more about what’s next for Windows and the enterprise.”

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.

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.

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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.

HTC Nexus 9 expected to launch in Q3 of 2014

HTC has long been rumored to be working on a new tablet under the Nexus brand, and it’s expected to arrive with top-notch hardware later this year. We’ve yet to hear officially from Google or HTC about its existence, but the rumor mill keeps on revealing more and more information about the alleged tablet as the time draws closer.

Samsung Gear Blink rumored to launch in March 2015

Several reports hint that Samsung is preparing a Google Glass competitor, expected to hit the market under the Samsung Gear Blink moniker. The wearable device is yet to make an unofficial appearance at the rumor mill, but we’ve seen some drawings of the alleged device in patent and trademark filings.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha to launch in the UK on September 12th, Canada on September 26th

The metal-clad Samsung Galaxy Alpha was unveiled last month at an unexpected event weeks before the IFA 2014. The handset comes with a new design compared to previous Galaxy handsets. Despite its plastic back with a new texture, the handset appears to be more premium than other Samsung handsets.