It’s only February and things are in full swing for the tech industry. The rumours surrounding gadgets are not slowing down, and products are being made official at such a fast rate that we need this news round-up to keep track of them all.
Xiaomi makes available its Mi Pad
It’s a device that was shown off at the company’s CNCC event in Beijing sometime in May last year. And after months of patient waiting, Xiaomi’s finally making it available to us. The device will be sold on flash sale (as usual) on February 10, priced at RM799. We’ve got our fingers on our keyboards already.
The next-gen Google Glass will sport a new look
Forget all that you know about the Google Glass. According to a new set of rumours, there will soon be a refreshed range of the wearable headgear, and it will be redesigned “from scratch” – meaning you can expect a new look, a wider range of capabilities, and perhaps, even a reduced price.
The alleged Samsung Galaxy S6 might have an Apple Pay-like feature
The rivalry between Apple and Samsung never seems to end. This time around, word’s out on the street that Samsung plans to eat into Apple’s market share with the launch of the payment system boasting Galaxy S6. We’ll patiently wait for MWC 2015 to see if this feature sees daylight.
WhatsApp rolls out a call feature
Almost everyone uses WhatsApp for messaging. As such, the app’s creators are taking it a step further and rolling out a voice call feature, or so it seems. A few Android smartphones have been spotted with the feature on the app, but for now, it looks like you can only get it via invite only.
Google’s fake human skin may one day save your life
The notion of fake skin might sound creepy, but Google’s creating it for a good reason – it’s to help the fight against cancer. This fake skin was created to determine how cancer-detecting nanoparticles communicate with different skins and hopefully, the technology gets implemented sooner than later.