Sony A5100 Mirrorless Camera Gets Official

Sony A5100

Sony has added another mirrorless camera to its line up with the launch of the Sony A5100, which according to Sony, is the world’s smallest interchangeable lens camera.

The Sony A5100 is equipped with a fast hybrid auto-focus, and it is equipped with a 24.3 megapixel APS-X Exmor sensor and a BIONZ X processor.

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Moto 360 Shows Up On Best Buy With a $249.99 Price Tag

Moto 360

Earlier this year, Motorola announced the gorgeous Moto 360, which was even showcased at the Google I/O conference as well. Moto 360 is expected to hit retail in the coming months, but the company has not yet announced its plans.

Motorola has scheduled an event on September 4th where the company is expected to announce the Moto 360, as well as a few new handsets, including the alleged Moto X+1 and Moto G2. Recently, the Android Wear smartwatch popped up on Best Buy and reveals the price tag it will come with.

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AT&T Moto X Gets Android 4.4.4 Update

Moto X

Earlier in the month owners of the Motorola Moto X on AT&T were received invites for a soak test of Android 4.4.4 KitKat, and now Motorola and AT&T have released the Android 4.4.4 Kit Kat update for the handset.

The Android 4.4.4 KitKat update for the Moto X comes with build number 212.44.26, and it brings a range of new features to the Moto X on AT&T, you can see a list of what is included in the update below.

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Samsung Acquires SmartThings For $200 Million (video)


During the middle last month it was rumoured that Samsung was looking to purchase the Internet of things start-up company SmartThings that creates home automation controllers, for an estimated $200 million.

This week the deal has been officially announced and Samsung is indeed purchasing SmartThings for a price tag of $200 million. At the present time SmartThings CEO and founder Alex Hawkinson will continue to run the company which will also continue to operate independently.

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PORTAL Router Project Offers Pocket Sized TOR Privacy


The PORTAL router or Personal Onion Router To Assure Liberty device has been specifically designed to provided users with a pocket TOR router that is capable of concealing your Internet traffic when required.

Currently the PORTAL router is still in its prototype development phase and has been created to help bring back Internet anonymity which has been stripped away over the past few years.

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Mozilla Flame FireFox OS Smartphone Now Shipping To Developers


Developers patiently waiting for the Mozilla Flame FireFox OS smartphone to start shipping, will be pleased to learn that today Mozilla has announced they have started the process of delivering their new Flame smartphone into the hands of Firefox OS developers.

The Mozilla smartphone was made available to preorder towards the end of May 2014 and now ships with Firefox OS 1.3 together with a variety of development tools two aid with the creation of Firefox OS applications.

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BlackBerry Passport Leaked On Video

blackberry passport

It looks like we have some more details about the new BlackBerry Passport smartphone, as a leaked video of the handset has appeared online.

The video appears to be a promotional video for the handset by UK retailer the Carphone Warehouse, as it shows the company’s branding in the video.

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Asus Schedules IFA 2014 Press Event On September 3rd


IFA 2014 is going to be a big event. Many OEMS are expected to release their flagship devices at the event. Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy Note 4 at their unpacked event, while Sony will launch its Xperia Z3.

It’s a big event, and ASUS don’t want to be left out. Recently, the company sent out press invites for their IFA 2014 event which will take place on September 3rd.

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Motorola Sends Press Invites for Its September 4th Event


Motorola has sent out press invites for their event which will take place on September 4th. At the event, the company is rumored to launch a bunch of new devices, including the Moto G2, Moto 360, as well as the Moto X successor.

It doesn’t come as a surprise since Samsung and other OEMs have already sent out press invites for their events.

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Gold Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Appears On Samsung’s Website

Gold Samsung Galaxy Grand 2

It looks like Samsung is getting ready to launch a new color option for the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 smartphone, as a gold version of the handset has appeared on Samsung’s website in India.

The gold Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 is listed as out of stock on the Samsung store in India, although it looks like the handset could go on sale soon, the specifications on the handset are the same.

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