At Lenovo’s first Tech World, the Chinese PC giants has announced an interesting addition to the affordable productivity tablet segment: the ThinkPad 10. Sporting largely similar specs to the Microsoft Surface 3, Lenovo has also applied some ThinkPad know-how to make the ThinkPad 10 an interesting proposition for the mobile professional.
Microsoft has reached an agreement with 20 partners, including Sony and LG, to include Microsoft services with their devices. The announcement follows Microsoft’s success with previous deals with companies like Dell and Samsung to get Microsoft Office and Skype pre-installed on those devices.
Google seems to have something interesting planned for its 2015 Nexus devices. A recent rumour circulating the Internet is indicating that there will be two Nexus smartphones made by LG and Huawei this year. Curiously, the rumour is also indicating that there will be no Nexus tablet for 2015.
Jony Ive, the mastermind behind some of Apple’s greatest creations, has been promoted from Senior VP and will become Apple’s first Chief Design Officer. The promotion will see him oversee the company’s broader design efforts, and reduce the amount of time he spends on day-to-day managerial duties.
For years now people have always complained about how Apple forces its users to upgrade to new devices every one or two years because they will end the product support after certain period of time, but looks like that is about to change. The latest reports are saying that Apple is looking on improving the quality for its next generation mobile operating system, iOS 9, and might bring back support for older devices.
The Nokia N1 has been a resounding success in China, and up until now, the tablet was only available in the country. Just recently, it has been launched in Taiwan. Retailing at 8,199 New Taiwan dollar (about RM970), it seems to be priced slightly higher than its earlier price tag.
There’s no denying that the Apple iPad sales hasn’t been doing very well lately, several financial reports indicates that the growth of its tablet segment has been slowing down, and it looks like Apple is working on several changes to help turn things the other way around. According to 9to5Mac, Apple is working on a dual-app viewing mode, 12” iPads codenamed “J98” and “J99”, as well as multi-user logins.
[Update] The details to the Xiaomi Malaysia 1st Anniversary sales is up! Hit the break to check out the details and find out how you can get cash coupons or even win a Mi 4i.
Xiaomi Malaysia is turning one this month and in celebration of their first ever anniversary in our country, they will be holding a special sale on their Mi Malaysia website, offering up to 90% discounts on selected products. For those of you who were there for Xiaomi when they started their sales in Malaysia, the company has something special for you on that day.
Just few weeks after the opening of Microsoft Authorized Reseller Store in Suria KLCC earlier this month, Microsoft Malaysia has announced that the second branch of its premier retail outlet will be opened in Sunway Pyramid later this week. Just like the first branch, it is part of 39 Microsoft-branded retail spots that the company is setting up in our market within 2015.