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Rumor Roundup: iWatch Coming 2014 and Nokia’s Sirius RT Tablet

by Brandon Russell | August 30, 2013August 30, 2013 5:00 pm PST

Jon R. is back to tackle the biggest tech rumors of this week! On this episode of Rumor Roundup, Jon is talking about Apple’s plan to release the iWatch in late 2014, BBM separating from BlackBerry and becoming it’s own company and some new Samsung Galaxy Note III image leaks.

In addition, Jon talks about Nokia’s rumored “Sirius” tablet, which will supposedly run Microsoft’s lackluster Windows RT. All this and more on Rumor Roundup!

On This Week's Episode

iWatch to Launch in Late 2014 for $199, Analyst Says

We assume Apple is working on a smartwatch, presumably called the iWatch, but in an interview with the Commercial Times, CIMB Securities Limited analyst Wang Wanli lays out what to expect from Cupertino in the next year. Specifically, Wanli predicts that the iWatch will launch in the second half of 2014 for just $199. Wanli also believes that the […]

Alleged Galaxy Note III Compared to Note II in New Photo

Yesterday we got a good look at an alleged Galaxy Note III front panel, including a few new measurements. Today a new photo shows the upcoming phablet side-by-side with the current Note II, and the two devices look shockingly similar. The Galaxy Note III is expected to be sport a 5.68-inch display, almost a full 0.2 […]

BlackBerry Wants to Spin BBM Off Into Its Own Subsidiary

BlackBerry is reportedly mulling over a potential spin off of BBM as it looks to compete more directly with services such as WhatsApp. According to “people familiar with the matter,” speaking to The Wall Street Journal, the Waterloo company could potentially turn one of its biggest features into a subsidiary, called BBM Inc., ahead of a […]

Nokia “Sirius” Windows RT Tablet Allegedly Set for Sept. 26 Announcement

Nokia will reportedly launch a 10.1-inch Windows RT device “soon,” according to sources speaking with The Verge, with a design that closely resembles the Finnish company’s famous Lumia line. Sources say the device is being aligned to compete directly with Apple’s iPad, and will allegedly be priced similarly—the device, known as Sirius, will be thinner […]

Be sure to check out Rumor Roundup every Friday at 5 PM PST on the Revision 3 TechnoBuffalo channel.

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Brandon Russell

Brandon Russell likes to rollerblade while listening to ACDC.