By now it should be no surprise that mobile device manufacturers will release a new generation device every year (except Sony). Last September, Samsung took the curtains off its Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) and since it’s been over a year now, it’s time for an update. A device with the name “Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2015 Edition)” recently popped up in Samsung’s website.
According to rumours on Weibo, Vivo is working on the world’s thinnest smartphone. The Chinese manufacturer also held the record for the thinnest smartphone with the Vivo x3, now held by the Gionee Elife S5.1 and also the very first smartphone with a 2k resolution display in the Vivo Xplay 3s. Their latest entry into the world of smartphones comes in the form of the Vivo Xshot.
Now that the Android 5.0 Lollipop is official, when will it be released to existing Android devices and how will it look like? According to recent leaked screenshots, it looks like HTC is working on a HTC Sense version 7 to deliver Android 5.0 Lollipop and of course, it has Google’s Material Design in tow.
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.
The Sony Xperia Z3 may have just been launched here in Malaysia and has not even reached certain countries yet, but bring on the Sony Xperia Z4 leaks! Details about the next generation Sony Xperia Z series has recently been published online and expected, it will be packed with some of the greatest hardware available.
Google Play Edition devices is a great way for those who love a device for its hardware but would like to have a pure Android vanilla experience. There are already a couple of Google Play Edition devices from various manufacturers like the Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One (M7), even the pretty new HTC One (M8), and it looks like one more popular top-of-the-line Android smartphones out there will be joining in. Google may have accidentally posted a picture featuring a Google Edition Samsung Galaxy S5.
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.
As you might have heard, BlackBerry Passport has landed in Malaysia during the weekend exclusively (until the end of this month) through Celcom. There was not much noise or fanfare accompanying the release of the new device into our market but apparently, the device has been selling quite well in our market.
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.
Apple is rumored to announce new iPads and more on 16 October 2014 but you don’t have to wait till then to see the details of the upcoming tablets from the Cupertino company. Details of the next generation iPad Air has recently been posted online, originating from “trusted sources within the Apple manufacturing chain”.