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Pixel 3 XL Leak

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Google's Pixel 3 series smartphone is set to be launched in New York tomorrow, but Hong Kong-based mobile shop WahPhone Digital is already selling them for HK$15,880 (US$2,030). Inside the box, you get USB-C earphones, a USB-C-to-3.5mm dongle, USB-C-to-USB-C cable, a USB-C-to-USB-A dongle and an 18W USB-C power adapter. This 128GB model features a 6.3" P-OLED display, Snapdragon 845 processor, up to 6GB of RAM, 12.2MP rear camera, 8MP front camera, and a 3,430 mAh battery. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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3rd Gen Chromecast

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Google will hold its annual hardware event on October 9th, and the likely announcement of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, but one Best Buy customer appears to have snagged a 3rd-generation Chromecast two weeks early. Reddit user "GroveStreetHomie" said this item wasn't even in the inventory system, so the cashier had to ring up an older Chromecast. Continue reading for the full image and more information.

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2020 BMW M3

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Earlier this year, videos were released showing what appears to be the next-generation BMW M340i, ahead of their official 2020 M3 reveal next year. No details are known at this time, but insiders speculate that it will use a twin-turbo 3.0-liter straight-six powerplant generating over 460-horsepower. For comparison, the current M3 CS (F80) produces 454 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque. Continue reading for a test drive video and more information.

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Nokia 7.1 Plus X7

HMD Global will hold its official press event on October 4 in London, but many leaks have already confirmed a Nokia 7.1 Plus (X7 in China) smartphone. Successor of the Nokia 7 Plus, this will be the company's most powerful mid-range phone yet. Featuring an edge-to-edge notched 6.0-inch FHD+ display covered in Gorilla Glass 4 or higher, a vertical dual rear camera setup with a fingerprint sensor just below, and a 16-megapixel front-facing camera. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Nokia 9 Penta Camera

The Nokia 9 will be the company's new flagship smartphone when it's released, and so far, we've seen plenty of leaks to confirm a penta lens camera setup. Other features of this smartphone, codenamed A1 Plus or A1 Plus Euro, include: 6GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage, an LG-sourced 5.7" P-OLED display, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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F1 2021 Cars

An interesting concept vision of how Formula 1 cars might look in 2021 has leaked across social media ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix. Ross Brawn, F1's managing director of motorsport, leaked the vision for the new look grand prix car in a 'Tech Talk' segment put on by race organizers in Singapore this past Wednesday night. Changes include: 18-inch wheels, minimalistic front wings with more aggressively sculpted endplates that extend much higher, and a joined engine cover / rear wing setup. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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BMW iNEXT

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Here it is, the BMW iNEXT electric crossover concept, which is set to go into production some time during 2021. Featuring a massive twin kidney grille surrounded by blue chrome, slim headlights, and recessed sections of the front fascia designed to channel air into slender intakes. On the inside, it boasts a rectangular-shaped steering wheel, floating digital instrument cluster, and a widescreen infotainment system. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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iPhone 9 iPhone XC

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A leaked slide from a Chinese carrier's marketing purportedly states that Apple's three new smartphones will be called the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Plus, and the iPhone XC. They will reportedly be priced at $1000 (iPhone XS Plus), $900 (iPhone XS), and $699 for the entry level iPhone XC. The latter will sport an LCD display rather than OLED to cut down on costs. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Nokia 9 5 Cameras

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A newly leaked image gives us a glimpse at HMD Global's possible upcoming Nokia-branded smartphone (Nokia 9?) with a penta rear camera setup. These different lenses could be used for various focal lengths to create an optical zoom similar to the 16-lens L16. There's no official word yet on pricing or availability. Continue reading to see a mockup of the entire device.

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New 2018 iPad Pro

Apple is expected to reveal a new iPad Pro model at their September 12 press event, and the biggest change is rumored to be the addition of Face ID as well as smaller bezels on the 12.9" display. Other features may include: Apple's A12X processor, 4GB of RAM, and up to 512 GB of storage space. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.

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