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Folks, the week of July 27 brought us a sneak peek at hot devices coming later this year, from the Note 4 and the Xperia Z3, to the Moto X+1 and the Galaxy Alpha. Next up, Xiaomi launched its latest beauty, Google issued updates to many of its apps, and Nvidia introduced the ultimate gamers’ tablet. We finished with a bang, with a possible first report of a Nexus device made by Motorola.

At AA HQ, we’ve rolled out a few changes to the design of the website, and work continues behind the scenes for more good stuff coming by the end of the summer. Let’s take a look back!

Google really is buying Twitch, announcement imminent?

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Yet another source confirms that Google and Twitch are in advanced acquisition talks.

Venture Beat reports that the two companies have signed an agreement for a figure around the $1 billion mark, though the precise sum, or the moment when the acquisition will be made public, are not clear.

How did Material Design come to be?

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Material Design was one of the main stars at Google IO’s stage. Just like Ice Cream Sandwich promised a pristine tablet experience, Android L offered a far greater pledge. The new interface would allow Google to merge all screens into one familiar interface, making the transition between gadgets and form-factors a breeze. The new design is flatter, giving it a touch of elegance, but it is also very playful in its colors and animations. How did these new design elements come to be? Google based its unique style in more than Matias Duarte’s colorful t-shirts! Google Search designer Jon Wiley…