Sony Xperia Z3 To Launch in India on September 19th

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Earlier this month, Sony unveiled its latest flagship device, the Xperia Z3, which is already up for pre-orders in several regions across the globe.

Now, the Sony Xperia Z3 is said to go on sale in India on September 19th, the same day when Apple iPhone 6 will hit retail in the US and several other regions.

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Indian OEMS Teases Android One Launch On September 15th

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Earlier this year, Google announced the Android One project, alongside the new Android 5.0 L operating system. Android One aims to bring budget-friendly, low-cost handsets — as low as $100 — to emerging markets, starting with India.

Previously, we heard Google announced an event on September 15th in India where we may get to see the company shed some light on the Android One project. Several Indian OEMs are expected to be a part of the program, with the likes of Spice, Karbonn and Micromax to launch the first Android One handsets in the region. Some of the OEMs have already started posting teasers about the launch.

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Apple Watch Home Screen Available for Android Wear

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Earlier this week, Apple introduced its first venture into the wearable industry in the form of the Apple Watch. The device comes with a very unique home screen with the company’s own operating system.

If you are already invested in Android Wear ecosystem, and fancy the appearance of the Apple Watch home screen, there’s something interesting for you. Someone has managed to make your Android Wear home screen look exactly like the Apple Watch, with round icons.

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Meizu MX4 Apparently Received 7.7 Million Pre-orders

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Meizu MX 4 was officially announced earlier this month at a press event in Beijing, with the international pre-orders kicking off recently, starting at $449 for the 16GB version. It’s the first Meizu smartphone which will be available for international users.

Recently, the company claimed that Meizu MX4 received 7.7 million pre-orders across the globe, which appears to show the demand for the Chinese handsets.

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Apple iPhone 6 Pre-orders Shipping To Customers

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Apple started taking pre-orders of the iPhone 6 from September 12th, including te Apple store, as well as all the major carriers in the US.

It seems the customers who were one of the first ones to order are being shipped. Verizon has started sending customers with tracking numbers for their orders.

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Retina Macbook Air to Launch Next Year in Three Color Options (Rumor)

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We’ve heard several rumors in the past few weeks hinting at the launch of a 12-inch Macbook Air, which has reportedly been delayed several times.

According to a new m, Apple is preparing to launch the alleged 12-inch Macbook Air next year, possibly mid-2015. The most surprising part of the report is that Macbook Air will launch in three color options: gray, silver and gold.

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Verizon LG G2 Receives An Update To Make VoLTE Work

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Last month, Verizon announced that it will launch its VoLTE services in the coming weeks, giving users the ability to make video calls over LTE from compatible devices. The service should commence any day now as it has already been a few weeks since the Big Red dropped the good news.

Rumors suggested that LG G2 could be one of the first few devices to support the new service from Verizon, and it seems they were true. Verizon is rolling out an update for the LG G2 to prepare it for the VoLTE services.

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Samsung SM-A300 Specifications Appear in Benchmarks

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Last month, we heard a rumor that Samsung will introduce more devices under the A series, following the footsteps of the metal-clad Samsung Galaxy Alpha. We don’t know much about the devices, except their model numbers which includes SM-A300, SM-A500 and SM-A700.

Recently, the alleged SM-A300 was spotted on GFXBench, revealing what we could expect from the handset when it hits retail. As we knew before, the device will come with a qHD display with 540 x 960 pixels resolution.

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Google Hangouts Updated With Free Voice Calls Support

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Recently, Google Hangouts received a big update which doesn’t only introduce new features, but comes with a new design as well, taking cues from the Material Design layout.

The update brings several new features on board, with the most notable one being the ability to make free voice calls with other hangouts users. The new update also brings an improved design with tabbed navigation for voice calling, contacts list and call history.

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Motorola Droid Quark for Verizon Spotted At The FCC

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Earlier this month, Motorola announced a number of new handsets, including the Moto X and the new Moto G. However, it seems the company is not done yet.

Recently, another Motorola device was spotted at the FCC with FCC ID IHDT56PK1 with support for all Verizon bands, as well as GSM bands too. Surprisingly, the software and product feature mentions “5821.0.463.QUARK_VERIZON.EN.US” as the software version so it has got to be the Verizon Motorola Droid Quark.

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