The Galaxy Note 4 launch, latest next-gen iPad rumors, and the upcoming Sony Xperia Z3 release: weekly news round-up

The Galaxy Note 4 launch, latest next-gen iPad rumors, and the upcoming Sony Xperia Z3 release: weekly news round-up
Another week has come and gone, meaning that it is time for our traditional weekly news round-up. Let's begin with a matter that probably interests quite a lot of folks out there – whether Apple is going to refresh its iPad lineup anytime soon. Well, the answer seems to be a resounding "yes", and new iPads may arrive as soon as next months, according to rumors. 

You know what's also coming next month? The Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Samsung's hottest phablet is going to be released in the US on October 17 via all major carriers.

And speaking of launch dates, Sony is about to bring its phones and tablets to the US as well. As of this writing, the Xperia Z3, the Xperia Z3 Compact, and the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact are listed as "coming soon" on the manufacturer's US store. 

But that's not all. Check out the slideshow below for more of last week's most interesting news. 



1. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

I want to see Xperia Z3 & Z3c drop tests.

2. spin9

Posts: 310; Member since: May 31, 2014

Samsung Galaxy A7 (SM-A700) just broke its egg shell

3. hellonerds

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 27, 2013

Can the note 4 international be ordered yet? Where can I buy them ? Going to use it on usa tmobile

5. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

You can preorder it on Amazon right now sir

10. hellonerds

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 27, 2013

Thanks mr :)

4. KillgoreTroutTime

Posts: 433; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

Where can the Ipad line really go? No one needs a faster Ipad. A bigger Ipad would be nice for some people, but it is hardly revolutionary. A better battery would be nice, but you can say that about all electronics. I just don't see how the Ipad can really improve that much in the coming years. It is about as perfect as it can get for what the vast majority of people use it for, which is surfing the internet and viewing videos at home. Maybe an Ipad running Mac os is what the near future holds for the device? A finger print scanner is obvious, but other than that, I don't see much that could really be improved and make people want to buy one or trade in their old one. I know plenty of people who have the Ipad 2 and are completely satisfied with it.

6. darkoman4

Posts: 183; Member since: May 30, 2014

iPad is just fine. It is probably going to stay the way it is, and will just improve in battery life as well as speed. Laptops are the same way. No need to make it any different just for the sake of it.

7. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launch was the best of the week.

8. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

A Galaxy Note 4 for $100 on contract. Best news so far. Though the Nexus 5 2014 / Nexus 6 may end up being my favorite of 2014.

9. steodoreben

Posts: 379; Member since: Sep 26, 2013

Samsung GALAXY Note 4 UNPACKED Event could be better with out the presenters. The event was just tad bit awkward and quirky at some time. It really affects the hype of people. Previous UNPACKED Event was better IMO. :3

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