Online retailer Amazon has announced new Kindle ebook readers and new Fire tablets coming to the UK.
The entry-level Kindle now has a touch-sensitive screen, a faster processor and double the storage of its predecessor. It’s priced from £59 and will be available next month.
BlackBerry is expanding its BBM Money mobile payment service to smartphones running Android and Apple iOS from early 2015.
It was launched in Indonesia last year, enabling customers to make real-time payments to any BBM contacts who have signed up to the service.
Porsche Design and BlackBerry have announced their third jointly-produced luxury mobile phone: the Porsche Design P’9983 Smartphone from BlackBerry.
This new phone runs the BlackBerry 10 operating system on a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor and has a glass-like QWERTY keyboard.
Podcast - 17th September 2014
Iain Graham, James Rosewell and Mark Bridge start this week's podcast by looking back at the launch of the iPhone 6, the Apple Watch and the Apple Pay service.
They then move on to discuss the troubles at Phones 4u, a UK smartphone launch from O2, another smartphone launch that's been put on hold, Microsoft's gaming plans - and more.
Microsoft has agreed a $2.5 billion (£1.5 billion) deal to acquire Mojang, the game developer behind the popular Minecraft franchise.
The acquisition is expected to be completed late this year.