During the past few weeks, interested consumers have been getting glimpses and bits of information about the Meizu M1 Mini, but a recent photo that popped up finally showed it in all its glory.
The photo appeared on the Chinese social networking site Weibo, which showed the long-awaited M1 Mini next to the M1 Note. In it, the M1 Mini's 5-inch screen can be seen in comparison to the M1 Note's 5.5-inch screen.
What's interesting though is that the M1 Minis in the photo don't seem to be running on Meizu's Flyme OSAndroid overlay, which is present in the M1 Note. One M1 Mini seemed to be operating on the Yun OS, which is a Chinese take of the Android, while the other M1 Mini showed the Android home screen. more >>
In light of the current unveiling of the highly anticipated Windows 10, Microsoft also announced the release date of the new "touch-centric versions" of its Office apps.
Microsoft's Office general manager, Julia White, posted an update on the MS Office blog saying that that the next-gen Microsoft Office 2016 is slated to be made available in the later part of 2015.
"Simultaneously, we are hard at work on the next release of the Office desktop suite that will be called Office 2016. (Unexpected, I know!) We will have more to share on Office 2016 in the coming months, but this suite will remain the comprehensive Office experience you're long familiar with, best suited for a PC with keyboard and mouse. We have compelling new experiences coming as part of this Office suite–stay tuned to the Office Blog for more details. We expect to make Office 2016 generally available in the second half of 2015," White said. more >>
Samsung hasn't been forthcoming about information on its highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S6, but a supposed source has shared what might be the complete and final specifications of the monster phone.
The source spoke to BGR and shared not only the full list of specs but also exclusive photos that the site is as of yet unable to publish.
The Galaxy S6 sports a 64-bit eight-core 14nm CPU that's reportedly 50 percent faster than its predecessor, with a matching metal and glass body and a 5.1-inch QHD Super AMOLED display with outdoor visibility and super dim mode for late night. It features a Gorilla Glass 4 and a Cat 6 LTE. more >>
Whenever there's speculation that Samsung is about to release a new device, tech fans all over the world go on full alert for any news about the Korean company's latest gizmo. Now, there are rumors that Samsung is about to launch the Galaxy Grand 3, said to be a phablet which could rival the company's Galaxy Note 3.
The handset is said to keep the same 5.25-inch 720p display that's found on its predecessor, the Grand 2. The device will be powered by a quad core 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 CPU with 1.5GB of RAM on board. It's expected to come with 16GB internal storage which will be expandable through a microSD card up to 128GB and run on Android 4.4.4 KitKat.
One of the biggest improvements that the Grand 3 is expected to have is with the cameras on the phone. While the Grand 2 has an 8MP camera at the back and a 1.9MP snapper up front, the Grand 3 will reportedly have a 5MP front facing camera—sure to please selfie snappers everywhere—and a new and improved 13MP camera at the back. more >>
Since the beginning of last month, there have been rumors that Apple is preparing to launch a bigger version of its iPad Air.
Now, a leaked photo of a sketch, which was reportedly taken by an employee who works in a Foxconn factory in China where iPads are made, suggests that the rumors of an iPad Air Plus with a whopping 12.2 inch screen are true.
The image, which was released by French website Nowhere Else, shows a sketch of the casing for the tablet, which supports various claims that the iPad Air Plus, also called the iPad Pro by others, will boast four speakers for a more superior sound. more >>
Microsoft has impressed a lot of tech enthusiasts when it released its Surface Pro 3—the third version of their revolutionary hybrid laptop. According to Microsoft, the device has the "power of a laptop in a lightweight, versatile form, with a 12-inch display that will replace your other devices for good."
While the Surface Pro 3 is Microsoft's most successful PC to date, does it actually live up to its promise? Can it combine productivity and entertainment in one handy device?
Design: The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is thinner than its predecessors and measures 11.5 x 7.9 inches and is only 9.1mm thick. It's also lighter than the Pro 2 at 800 grams versus 900. Another huge difference in the design is the kickstand, which can be propped at any angle from 22 to 150 degrees. The device comes with a battery powered Bluetooth pen and is useful for taking notes and doing illustrations and works with a variety of apps. more >>