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Moto X event set: August 1st in New York

Moto X event set: August 1st in New York

This afternoon invites have been sent out from Motorola for an event with no secret to is content: Moto X. This event will be taking place on August 1st and - believe it or not - it has no set timeframe. Instead it would appear that this pre-event registration has the press making certain they're set for the day well before the public press event is announced.

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Google event set for July 24th, Android update incoming

Google event set for July 24th, Android update incoming

Today an invitation to a special Google event has been sent to the press promising a breakfast with Android head Sundar Pichai. Though this Googler is in charge of Chrome as a web browser and as an operating system as well, it's far more likely that this July 24th event will center on Android itself, especially considering the several appearances of Android's next-generation features in teasers for the Motorola-made smartphone Moto X.

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LG Optimus G2 event scheduled for August 7th

LG Optimus G2 event scheduled for August 7th

While final specifications on the LG Optimus G2 have not yet been solidified, the company has all but guaranteed that we'll be having our first official look on the 7th of August. Event invites for the press have been sent out for a New York City engagement that'll be taking place on that date with a teaser "Great 2 Have You" attached - and the leaked photos of the device itself continue.

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Windows 8.1 and the top 9 features you’ll be working with this week

Windows 8.1 and the top 9 features you’ll be working with this week

It's time for the official flip-over to the next generation in Windows computing. Microsoft has taken Windows 8, a touchscreen-friendly operating system and wide-spread release, and have given it an upgrade with a collection of features readied at the hand of requests from the public. This collection of changes will be available to the public imminently, but for now: let's have a look at some of the key points.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active hands-on: sizing up and under water

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active hands-on: sizing up and under water

Even though we're so very close to the release of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active here in the United States with AT&T, we got the opportunity today to have a peek at the machine up close and personal today in London. This device is essentially the full excellence of the Samsung Galaxy S 4 in rugged form - made to survive underwater adventures and dust storms alike. Have a peek at this machine in its Urban Gray form right this minute!

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Samsung ATIV Q official: Windows 8 and Android, notebook and tablet

Samsung ATIV Q official: Windows 8 and Android, notebook and tablet

The Samsung ATIV Q has been introduced by Samsung this week as a tablet/notebook hybrid that's able to work with Windows 8, on the one hand, and Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean on the other. This machine has a hinge that allows it to be a standard notebook, a flat tablet, a display-mode screen, and everything in-between (that's the fourth). This device takes what the Acer Aspire R7 brings to the table and steps things up a notch with both full-powered Windows 8 and the newest in new Android.

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Samsung GALAXY NX official: full-sized interchangeable-lens camera with Android

Samsung GALAXY NX official: full-sized interchangeable-lens camera with Android

This afternoon Samsung has made their first interchangeable-lens-toting 3G/4G LTE and wi-fi enabled camera running Android, the Samsung GALAXY NX. This device works with a 20.3MP APS-C Sensor up front as well as a Advanced Hybrid Auto Focus (AF) System inside, while the full-panel back-display on this machine works with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, including all the Google Play app store camera software available to all Android devices today.

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Here’s Samsung’s new ATIV range (in brief)

Here’s Samsung’s new ATIV range (in brief)

This week the folks at Samsung have done a rather quick run-down of machines at their Premiere event in London. Not only is the team bringing notebooks and Ulrabooks to the market, they've got an all-in-one machine as well. This family begins with the ATIV One 5 Style, a Windows 8 All-in-one, and moves on with a pair of Ultrabooks: ATIV Book 9 Plus and ATIV Book 9 Lite.

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Samsung Premiere event Hardware Expectations: Galaxy and ATIV on tap

Samsung Premiere event Hardware Expectations: Galaxy and ATIV on tap

This afternoon we'll be seeing a collection of Samsung devices that sit comfortably in both the desktop and mobile environments. What we've seen already is a collection of mobile devices - cameras and hybrids - that'll be appearing at the event for some hands-on action for sure. Just this morning, too, we've seen some notebooks that are not going to be ones you'll want to miss.

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