10 things we're eagerly waiting for in September

With IFA 2014 (Berlin) just around the corner, and everyone eagerly awaiting Apple’s “media event” on 9 September, the next month is shaping up to be one filled with huge amounts of excitement. We’re going to see the next generation of flagships being revealed, as well as the exciting new smartwatches and cameras and other equipment, but here are the top 10 we can’t wait for.

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Should I Upgrade? – Lumia 925 VS Lumia 930

Welcome to another installment of should I upgrade, where we compare successors to their predecessors to see if the upgrade is worth it. This week we take a look at the recently launched Nokia Lumia 930, and whether Lumia 925 users should make the upgrade.

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End of the line for Nokia Android phones, says Microsoft

All we can say is, well that was a short run. The Nokia X line – the first Nokia products to run Android – have been cancelled. Microsoft instead has plans to shift all of its efforts into the Windows Phone system, which really is not very surprising. When the Microsoft take-over had happened, many had predicted the Nokia X product being quashed immediately. While it took some time, Nokia X is finally dead.

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Microsoft promises devices for as low as US$100

Windows tablets and smartphones will be cheaper this year, according to Microsoft.

Prices on 7-inch, 8-inch, and 10-inch Windows tablets will become more competitive, Nick Parker, Microsoft’s vice president of OEM partners, said at this week’s Computex Asia trade show, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

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Nokia XL to launch in Singapore on 13 June

It’s all about size these days when it comes to smartphones – of late, vendors have been sizing up (or down) their devices to suit our diversifying needs. And Nokia is no different.

Priced at S$239, the Nokia XL is a strong contender for the cheaper handset range will be available on our Singapore shores very soon – expect a release date of 13 June. But there’s a catch. You can’t just hurry over to your nearest telco and upgrade your handset or get it with a new contract.

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