Latest Rumours, Leaks, Announcements – Tuesday 26th August 2014

1) Sony Z3 Compact Tablet and Sony Smart Watch
Above screen shot via Xperia Blog depicting new Sony Z3 Compact 8 inch tablet & new Sony Smart Watch.

2) Motorola Moto X – rumoured new Moto smartphone. 5.3 Inch display 2K resolution, Snapdragon 805 clocked at 2.7GHZ a 13.1 MP camera with OIS. Running android v5.0.

3) Motorola Moto X+1 – rumoured 3D screen and optical zoom on camera

4) Sony Playstation Network – DDOS attack takes out service

5) BlackBerry Passport – specs revealed – a 4.4-inch square display, resolution of 1,440 x 1,440 pixels, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.2GHz quad-core processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera, a 2-megapixel front-facing camera and a large 3450mAH battery. All day usage and more possible.

6) Via Images of the Nokia Lumia 830. Just look at that camera!

7) Via – Samsung Gear 3 Smart Watch – the next Tizen powered smart watch by Samsung will feature a curved display.

8) Via Reuters – eBay considering spinning off PayPal

9) Chrome Remote Desktop to get a recording option. Spyware he we come.

10) Huawei Ascend P7 successor to have a sapphire screen via

11) LG announces the LG G3 Stylus. While it shares the LG G3 name, the display has been downgraded from a 2560 x 1440 resolution down to 960 x 540, but in the same 5.5-inch size. The processor similarly been downgraded to a quad-core set running at 1.3GHz. It’s only got 8GB of on-board storage, 3G data but does have a stylus and the same software experience. The camera is 13mp but at the moment I am not sure if it includes the laser focus and OIS

12) Samsung Note 4 to feature new finger print scanning tech. Apart from Paypal payments, it will also allow for web sign ins.

13) Asus teases its smart watch for IFA Berlin 2014

14) Amazon beats Google and buys Twitch for $1bn.

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