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Ross Miller

Official: XPERIA X2 launching Q4, Windows Mobile 6.5 onboard
A 8.1 megapixel camera, a standard 4GB microSD card, and 13 pre-loaded "panels" in its reworked Windows Mobile skins. (See also: Sony Ericsson XPERIA X2 first hands-on)
Sony announces VAIO X ultraportable
No wonder the battery lasts all day -- we're told the VAIO X currently has an Atom processor, although final specs haven't been locked in. (See also: Sony VAIO X slimster hands-on)
Panasonic goes rangefinder with the Lumix DMC-GF1
First leaked early last month, the spec sheet aligns pretty closely to the similarly sweet-looking Olympus E-P1, although most of the numbers max out a little lowe.
Other news of import

Blu-ray Disc Association (still) working on a 3D standard, promises 1080p & backwards compatible discs
We're sure Panasonic has something to do with this push, it's already planning to tour the country with 3D capable Blu-ray players in tow.

Nokia finally comes clean with N97 mini: €450, ships in October
Nokia's pushing the mobile's social networking capabilities, not to mention calling it the world's "slimmest travel companion" thanks to the built-in Lonely Planet guidebooks.

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