Despite everyone from Sony to LG trying to steal Samsung’s thunder before and during the IFA announcement of the Galaxy Note 3, the third-gen phablet is bound to snatch the most headlines over the next weeks and even months. By a mile.
Given the gushing enthusiasm that seemed to accompany each and every second-gen Nexus 7 leak in the past six months, you’d think now that it’s out and about, no one could shut up about it. And yet I have to say things are unusually quiet on the N7-2 front.
Is T-Mobile on a roll or what? The (still) number four wireless network in the States has ditched contracts not long ago, is planning to launch LTE-Advanced by the end of 2013 and might be the first to sell two very exciting phones – Nokia’s Lumia 925 and Sony’s Xperia Z.
One of the biggest stars of the rumor mill these past months, the nearly confirmed HTC One Mini, abruptly disappeared from our radar a couple of weeks back. But now it’s back and here to stay, as the latest word around the block is its release is happening very soon.
Well, what do you know, there’s someone in the technology business that actually listens to its customers and obliges when people complain about the pricing of certain devices – Nvidia. The Shield Android-based handheld game console will thus go on sale for just $299 instead of the initially announced $349 price.
BlackBerry Q10’s slightly more modest brother, the Q5, is now available for UK pre-orders via online retailer Unlocked-Mobiles. The price is set at a fairly steep £349.98 including VAT, which translates into around €410 or $545.