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This is what you can expect the Nexus 6 to look like. Mockup: Android Police

This is what you can expect the Nexus 6 to look like. Mockup: Android Police

We’ve been hearing for some time that Google will show of its new Nexus 9 tablet this month, but a launch date for its next-generation Nexus smartphone has remained a mystery. Now a number of sources familiar with the search giant’s plans say you’ll be able to buy a Nexus 6 before the end of October.

Samsung's new ad is Note funny. Screenshot: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Samsung’s new ad is Note funny. Screenshot: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

If you thought Samsung’s ad campaigns attacking Apple were bad, you should see its new Galaxy Note 4 ad. It’s essentially just a four-minute video full of nothing but Note puns that tells us zero about the South Korean company’s new flagship phablet.

Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

NVIDIA has all but confirmed an HTC Nexus 9 tablet packing its 64-bit Tegra K1 processor by mentioning the device in a lawsuit filed against Qualcomm and Samsung. The chip maker expects the tablet to begin shipping during the third quarter of 2014, and some believe it could be announced at HTC’s “Double Exposure” event on October 9.

Screenshot: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

Screenshot: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

Samsung has published another teaser video entitled “Expect Note” that hopes to excite Galaxy Note fans ahead of the company’s Unpacked event at IFA next week, where it will announce the latest addition to its phablet family. The one-minute clip again hints at a focus on handwriting and S Pen stylus improvements.

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If you’re planning to upgrade your smartphone later this year, then you may be looking to buy one powered by Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 615 processor. Announced today on Chinese social networking site Weibo, it’s the company’s first octa-core chip, and it will appear in a number of devices launching in the third quarter.

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