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Apple A7 and M7 CPUs come to contextually compute: Motorola X8 on watch

With smartphones these days we've been seeing a trend of faster processors with more cores. Things like 2.3 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800's to Samsung's 8-core CPU and more. Do we really need all of that on a smartphone in our pocket? A few manufactures don't think so. Motorola last month unveiled their new Moto X and DROID lineup with a dual-core (8 chip) X8 computing system, and now it appears Apple has something similar with their new iPhone 5S.

iPhone gets colorful to take on Google’s Moto X

For all you tech junkies and Apple fans tomorrow is iPhone 5S day. Where we'll finally see Android's competition and what Apple has been working on for their new iPhone, not to mentioned that often rumored 5C. Last week Apple sent out invitations for a September 10th launch event full of pretty colors, and it's clear they want to offer customers more color choices. Just like Nokia, and now Google with the Moto X. Oh, and we can't forget about that colorful iOS 7 reboot.

Apple’s Siri gets snarky with Google Glass replies

Oh, it is definitely on! The battle for the top smartphone assistant has been going on for quite some time now but it seems that Apple's voice-controlled helper has now taken her gloves off. Siri has been reported to have some very amusing replies when people, mistakenly or intentionally, address her as "Glass".

iPhone 5S specification rumor wrap-up: this is no Android competitor

A potential release date for the iPhone 5S surfaced over the weekend and while we are going to need the official word from Apple for confirmation, it looks like it may be time to talk a bit about what may be arriving with the next-generation iPhone. There has been talk of both an iPhone 5S and also a lower-priced iPhone 5C.

IDC: Samsung and Android showing large year-over-year tablet growth

The latest IDC report has been published and this time around they are talking tablets. The report covers the second quarter of 2013 and while it is showing Apple as sitting on top with a 32.4 percent share of the tablet market, this same report is also showing Apple as dropping year-over-year. More to that point, this same report is showing big year-over-year growth for Samsung and Android as a whole.

Android bags 80% of global smartphone shipments in Q2 2013

The numbers just keep pouring in. Research and consulting firm Strategy Analytics just released its latest research on smartphone shipments for the second quarter of 2013 and the figures shouldn't surprise us anymore. Android-powered smartphones comprised 80 percent of global smartphone shipment of 229.6 million units.