Apple debuts the iPad Air 2 and all the other news you’ve missed

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Apple debuts the iPad Air 2 and all the other news you’ve missed

It may be a public holiday today, bit that shouldn’t stop you from keeping abreast of all the latest scoops and product releases in the market. We’ve even made it easier for your perusal by condensing them into nugget sized bites, because less is sometimes more.

The Apple iPad Air 2 is finally out

The Apple iPad Air 2 is finally out

After a bunch of rumours (and a very careless leak by Apple itself), the tech conglomerate’s finally revealed its prized tablet – the iPad Air 2. It’s said to be the world’s thinnest tablet in the universe – so thin that if you put two of them on top of each other, you get about the thickness of the original iPad.

READ MORE: 8 things you need to know about the Apple iPad Air 2 

This is what the HTC branded Google Nexus 9 looks like

This is what the HTC branded Google Nexus 9 looks like

There was some heartbreak early this month when all those who expected the HTC Nexus 9 didn’t see its launch at HTC’s Double Exposure event in New York City. But that didn’t stop the company, or rather, Google, from launching the slate simply and quietly online. Check out all the official details of the tablet before you get your hands on one.

READ MORE: Google Nexus 9: 7 things you need to know about the first Android Lollipop tablet 

The Motorola branded Google Nexus 6 is a giant Moto X

The Motorola branded Google Nexus 6 is a giant Moto X

The Google Nexus 9 wasn’t the only device to surprise us in an unveil last week – the Motorola branded Google Nexus 6 showed off its pretty self too. The newest Android poster boy boasts a 6in, 2K screen for all you graphics lovers, has a 13MP camera, and will run on Android 5.0 Lollipop. What more can one ask for?

READ MORE: 7 things you need to know about the Google Nexus 6  

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 might be coming soon

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 might be coming soon

The world is finally getting some leaks about the production of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2. Snaps of the smartphone’s back panel from the Chinese maker has made headlines around the web, which has given us some insight into how the device might look like. Prepare yourselves for a 13MP sensor with a dual-LED boost, an upgraded 64-bit enabled Snapdragon 615 with an octa-core Cortex-A53 processor, and 2GB of RAM.

READ MORE: Get excited over an alleged back panel of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 

The Oppo N3 will have a sexy back

The Oppo N3 will have a sexy back

Oppo is such a tease – in the days leading up to the release of its upcoming N3 smartphone, it’s been releasing a series of images of it, and the latest one (showing part of its back) is no different to the others. It focuses into the looks of the camera module but officially reveal nothing else. You’ll just have to wait until 29 October to see the real deal.

READ MORE: Oppo N3 shows off its sexy back in another teaser image