IFA news from Samsung and Sony with Android 4.4 KitKat (MobileTechRoundup show #304)

Summary:IFA was held last week with big announcements from Sony and Samsung, Google announced Android 4.4 KitKat, and Amazon is rolling out an updated Kindle and new service.

IFA was held in Berlin last week so more mobile news came from Sony, Samsung, HTC, and others. Kevin and I have discussed these announcements and more on MobileTechRoundup show #304. Show topics include:

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  • Samsung Note 3 and Galaxy Gear
  • Sony Xperia Z1 Honami finally revealed
  • Sony QX10 and QX100 camera lenses too
  • Microsoft buys Nokia devices and services division, but Nokia may come back
  • Amazon announces a new Kindle and MatchBook service
  • LG G2 gets pricing and release dates
  • Did the Nexus 5 get shown when Google revealed Android KitKat 4.4?

Running time: 57 minutes

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Topics: Mobility, Google, Samsung, Smartphones


Matthew Miller started using mobile devices in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since. He is a co-host, with ZDNet's Kevin Tofel, of the MobileTechRoundup podcast and an author of three Wiley Companion series books. Matthew started using mobile devices with a US Robotics Pilot 1000 and has owned more than 2... Full Bio

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