Apple has a habit of not going into full details about the hardware they use on their devices, but that doesn’t stop us from finding out. According to benchmark scores found on 2 different benchmark websites, the beefed up A8X chip used on the iPad Air 2 has 3-cores clocked at 1.5GHz and as expected, is paired with 2GB of RAM.
Apple has finally revealed its Q4 2014 financial results. Thanks to strong iPhone, Mac and App Store sales, the company is reporting US$42.1 billion in revenue and US$8.5 billion in net profit. In the same quarter last year, Apple reported revenue of $37.5 billion and net profit of US$7.5 billion.
It is yet another big day for Apple as the company has unveiled plenty of new products to the world earlier today including iPad Mini 3, iPad Air 2, refreshed Mac Mini and 27-inch iMac with 5K display. Additionally, the company has also announced the availability of OS X Yosemite and for iOS users out there, the iOS 8.1 update.
Like a clockwork, shortly after Apple’s event to unveil the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, the Cupertino has revised the price of its existing iPads. Get the iPad Air from RM1,279 and the current iPad mini with Retina Display from RM929.
[Update] We forgot to add in that Apple is still offering the first ever iPad mini at a much lower price from only RM799.
Somewhat reluctantly, Apple quickly announced the new iPad mini 3 shortly after announcing the iPad Air 2. The new smaller iPad received very little on-stage time unlike the new iPad Air and the new iMac with Retina Display, and it is likely due to the lack of proper hardware improvements over last year’s iPad mini with Retina Display.
As you might have heard, Apple will be having a press event this week and rumours are running rampant that the company will be launching new iPad tablets at the event. Well, looks like we don’t have to wait till that event to take at the new iPads as Apple has somehow leaked them out through the official iPad User Guide for iOS 8.1 on iTunes.
Lenovo’s latest Yoga Tablet 2 Pro will raise some eyebrows, and not just because they had Ashton Kutcher unveil it. The new top of the line Yoga Tablet includes a built-in pico projector that Lenovo says will put out a 50-inch image. It also includes a rear facing subwoofer for completing a tablet version of the home theatre experience.
Lenovo’s London global launch has revealed a range of new Yoga devices. Among them is the Yoga 3 Pro, which continues Lenovo’s line of folding convertible design, albeit with a redesigned hinge. Also announced was the Yoga Tablet 2, the tablet with a kickstand that now comes in either a Windows or Android option.
Yesterday, details about the next generation iPad Air (iPad Air 2) was posted online, but why describe something when you can actually see it with your own eyes. Images claiming to be the iPad Air 2 also made their way to the web, showing off a very slim design and a missing mute switch.