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Mock-ups of Motorola’s ‘Shamu’ (Nexus 6) device show off how big it might be

There have been plenty of rumours surrounding Motorola's mysterious new phone code-named 'Shamu'. Some say it's the next Nexus phone, others say it's something else entirely. These mock-ups (below), if real, come from 9to5Google and apparently show off the device and seemingly corroborate the idea that Shamu is the new Nexus. 9t05Google says that it…

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Tom PritchardMock-ups of Motorola’s ‘Shamu’ (Nexus 6) device show off how big it might be
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We may not see the new iPad Mini until next year

So far the rumours have indicated that Apple will be making another wave of announcements some time next month, and the new versions of the iPad will be amongst them. Sadly reports indicate that the third generation iPad Mini won't be seen until after Christmas. According to the Commercial Times in Taiwan, sources within the…

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Tom PritchardWe may not see the new iPad Mini until next year
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Reports say the Apple Watch will have fairly average specs

If the iPhone 6 has shown us anything, it's that Apple isn't really interesting in matching the hardware specs offered by the competition. That might be different with the Apple Watch, because reports say the basic model will come with 512MB if RAM and 4GB of storage -- the same as the Samsung Gear S…

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Tom PritchardReports say the Apple Watch will have fairly average specs
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The Windows 9 Tech Preview might not arrive until October

There's been talk that Microsoft would be launching the Windows 9 Tech preview on the 30th September at its 'Future of Windows' event, but now rumour is that we won't be seeing that until October. The information comes from Paul Thurrott, and while we don't know when in October. It could be the 1st, or…

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Tom PritchardThe Windows 9 Tech Preview might not arrive until October
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HTC headset leak shows us why we should be sceptical of all rumours and leaks

Whenever we see a rumour we should always be sceptical, no matter how believable or amazing it might seem. A recent leak that claimed that they knew of an HTC headset that would rival Google Glass and could be controlled by thoughts is the perfect example of this, and why we should be wary about what we…

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Tom PritchardHTC headset leak shows us why we should be sceptical of all rumours and leaks
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Another theory tries to explain why the iPhone 6 is sapphire glass free

The rumour mill was going crazy over the possibility of the iPhone 6 having sapphire glass displays, constantly contradicting itself with pieces of information that were being leaked, or made up, and released online. Then the iPhone 6 came along and didn't have a sapphire glass display, and there are a number of theories as to…

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Tom PritchardAnother theory tries to explain why the iPhone 6 is sapphire glass free
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Google may have put Android Silver on hold

Back in April rumours circulated about Android Silver, a "premium sale and support" experience for users, essentially this would mean Google would partner with more phone manufacturers to create more Nexus-like devices, rather than sticking to the current annual release system. Now it seems like the programme might be put on hold. According to The…

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Tom PritchardGoogle may have put Android Silver on hold
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Leaked screenshots appear to show off Windows 9’s Cortana

For those of you who don't know, Cortana is the Windows Phone virtual assistant. She's like Siri, but is generally considered as being far superior that what Apple has to offer. Rumours have indicated that Cortana would be making the jump to desktops with Windows 9, and these screenshots seem to confirm it -- as…

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Tom PritchardLeaked screenshots appear to show off Windows 9’s Cortana
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A 27-inch 5K iMac could be released by the end of the year

We've heard an awful lot about the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch recently, but what about Apple's other products? What about the Macs that kicked off the company's success all those years ago? We heard some rumours at the end of July about a 4K 27-inch iMac display, but we've heard almost nothing since.…

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Tom PritchardA 27-inch 5K iMac could be released by the end of the year
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This could be how the start menu works in Windows 9

Windows 8 made a lot of people rather upset, particularly because Microsoft decided to remove one key feature -- the start menu. While the start menu is supposed to be coming back in the next update to Windows 8.1, it seems Microsoft isn't willing to make the same mistake twice, and the start menu is rumoured…

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Tom PritchardThis could be how the start menu works in Windows 9
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The Apple Watch might use skin contact to authorise Apple Pay

When it comes to any sort of monetary transaction security is essential. Whether it's signatures, chip-and-pin, or the simple act of getting a receipt. Rumours indicate that the Apple Watch, which can be used to make Apple Pay transactions, will have a fairly unique security feature: a combination of PIN security and skin contact. That…

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Tom PritchardThe Apple Watch might use skin contact to authorise Apple Pay
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Microsoft might ditch the Windows Phone and Nokia brands

There were rumours circulating last week that suggested Microsoft might be ditching the 'Windows Phone' moniker in favour or something less confusing for the consumers, which is why people have suggested that all its operating system software will be called 'Windows'. Now more information has come to light and it's not just Windows Phone that's being…

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Tom PritchardMicrosoft might ditch the Windows Phone and Nokia brands
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The Apple Watch may need charging every day, and Apple isn’t happy

When Tim Cook announced the Apple Watch on Tuesday night, he briefly touched on charging the watch every night, which has left a lot of people wondering just how long its battery life is. While Apple has not confirmed any specific battery life figures, a spokesperson has said that the Apple Watch is designed to…

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Tom PritchardThe Apple Watch may need charging every day, and Apple isn’t happy
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Mobile rumours: Nexus 5 2014, a Galaxy Alpha follow-up?

The world of mobile news is scary and complicated, with rumours flying about all over the place about what the many different companies are planning on doing. If you don’t know what you’re looking for then chances are you won’t get very far, so to ease your burden here are some of today’s biggest mobile…

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Tom PritchardMobile rumours: Nexus 5 2014, a Galaxy Alpha follow-up?