Several Retailers Not Ready to Adopt Apple Pay

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Apple Pay has generated a lot of hype since it’s announcement, but it seems the service is having a hard time making its way to big retailers in the US.

We’ve already seen several giant retailers like Best Buy, Walmart, 7-Eleven, and many others not too keen on offering Apple Pay. This is because of CurrentC, a mobile payment app set to debut next year.

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Best Buy and Future Shop Canada Offering Telus Blackberry Passport for $199.99

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The unlocked version of the Blackberry Passport is available for $599 in the US, and is also expected to launch on AT&T in the US in the coming days.

If you’re based in Canada, and thinking about getting your hands on the Blackberry Passport, Best Buy and Future Shop Canada is selling it for $199.99. However, there’s a catch, it’s tied to TELUS so you have to sign up a two-year contract with the carrier.

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Droid Turbo Retail Packing Leaked, Turbo Charger Included

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In the past few weeks, we’ve seen a handful of information about the upcoming Droid Turbo. Not too long ago, the alleged device posed for the camera in all its glory.

Recently, some more images of the retail packing of the Verizon Droid Turbo made its way on the internet. The handset looks exact the same as the one we’ve seen in leaked images before, and it also includes Motorola’s turbo charger.

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Nexus 6 Passes Through the FCC

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Nexus 6 already showed up at the Google Play Store with a coming soon tag, and an expected pre-order date of October 29th.

Recently, the Google Nexus 6 was spotted at the FCC which is usually the last stop before the devices hit retail. It has been approved so the device should be up for pre-orders next week.

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Samsung Galaxy A7 To Come With A 64-Bit Processor

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Samsung is said to be working on a number of “A” series handsets, including the Galaxy A3, A5 and A7. Previously, we heard that Samsung Galaxy A7 will come with a full HD display.

Now, we have some more information about the alleged handset. Recently, the Samsung Galaxy A7 was spotted in the user agent profile on Samsung’s website with a model number┬áSM-A700FD.

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Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 Launched in India for Rs. 20,900

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 has launched in India, and is available for purchase through Samsung India eStore for Rs. 20,900 (almost $340).

The handset comes with mid-range specifications on board, and is coming to several global markets in the coming weeks. There’s a gigantic 6-inch display sporting a resolution of 1280 by 720 pixels.

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iPad Mini 3 Cracked Open By iFixit, Gets a Poor Repairability Score

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Not too long ago, the iPad Air 2 was taken apart by the folks at iFixit revealing more information about the internals of the tablet, and now it seems it’s time for the iPad Mini 3.

Apple iPad Mini 3 isn’t a significant update over its predecessor, but that doesn’t make the tablet easy to repair. The tablet features a similar set of specifications as its predecessor, with a few minor changes, including the Touch ID and a new gold color option.

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Sony Rumored to Launch a New 12-inch Tablet Next Year

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Sony unveiled a number of new products at IFA 2014 in Berlin, including the new Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, but it seems the company is working on a new 12-inch tablet.

According to a new report from Taiwanese publication Digitimes, Sony is working on a 12-inch tablet which will see the light of the day in the first quarter of 2015. They further said it will come with high-end specifications, and a stylus as well.

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Nexus 6 Pre-orders To Begin In Canada on October 29th, Starts At 749 CAD

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Earlier this month, Google launched a number of new devices, including the highly anticipated Google Nexus 6 made in collaboration with Motorola. The handset is listed on the Google Play Store with the pre-orders expected to start in the next few days.

As for Canadian users, the Google Nexus 6 will go up for pre-orders in the region on October 29th, and will come with a hefty price tag of 749 CAD for the 32GB model, while the 64GB version is going to set you back by 799 CAD.

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Samsung Sells 4.5 Million Galaxy Note 4 Units In The First Month (Report)

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It’s been a while since the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 went on sale in the company’s home town, along with China. The handset went on sale in several other regions last week, with more to follow in the coming weeks.

According to a new report from Korean media, Samsung managed to sell 4.5 million units of the Galaxy Note 4 in the first month, which is a good progress considering it was available in Korea and China for the most part.

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