High-tech product announcements this fall

It’s high season for consumer electronics. Manufacturers of various gadgets are unveiling their holiday lineups, including Apple with its new iPhone on Wednesday. Add to that products surrounding a new version of Windows coming out next month, the Associated Press reports.

Here’s a recap of the announcements so far:

— Sept. 4: Microsoft Corp. releases the first major update to its server operating system since 2009, a prelude to releasing Windows 8 to consumers in October. Microsoft says Windows Server 2012 adds features that make it easier to manage large clusters of servers in data centers remotely.

— Sept. 5: Nokia Corp. unveils its first phones running the next version of Windows. The company didn’t reveal prices and says only that the Windows Phone 8 devices will be available in the fourth quarter “in select markets.” The two devices are under Nokia’s Lumia brand.

Motorola Mobility, under new owner Google Inc., announces three smartphones borrowing the Razr brand, the name of the hit clamshell phone from 2004. The $99 Razr M is to be in Verizon Wireless stores on Sept. 13. Two higher-end models will come later…

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