Apple might be launching new iPads soon, and all the other news you’ve missed

Power through Hump Day with our tech news round up
Apple might be launching new iPads soon, and all the other news you’ve missed

You’ve just gotten your shiny new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus – congratulations are in order.

But that doesn’t mean you should forget everything else that’s happening around you, including what’s happening in the world of tech. So, we’re making life easier and rounding up the top news of the week for you.

Will iPads soon follow the iPhone launch?

Will iPads soon follow the iPhone launch?

We’re not quite done with Apple rumours yet for this year even though the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus showed up just days ago. Apparently, Apple has a new set of iPads in the works and sources claim they (yes, we’re expecting more than one), just like the new iPhones, will be bigger and better.

READ MORE: Get excited, Apple’s got new iPads that might be coming real soon

Oppo’s N3 smartphone is coming real soon

Oppo’s N3 smartphone is coming real soon

There will be no bulging cylindrical bit at the top of the purported Oppo N3 smartphone, as shown in GSM Arena previously. And Oppo’s the one that confirmed it with an image of part of the upcoming smartphone. But, the rumours of a rotating back snapper and a metal (or metal looking) body seems to be true. We’ll know the truth very soon.

READ MORE: Oppo’s confirmed that THIS is how part of its N3 smartphone will look like

OnePlus One now available for pre-order

OnePlus One now available for pre-order

There’s no need to beg. plead and fall on your knees for an invite to get the OnePlus One smartphone anymore; the company’s opened up pre-orders, meaning you’ll be able to purchase the unit directly from the Chinese mobile maker. But you’ve got to be quick – they’ll most likely be sold on a first come first serve basis, “flash sale” style.

READ MORE: From late October, you can get a OnePlus One mobile phone through pre-order 

Pebble outs new Pebbles

Pebble outs new Pebbles

It’s loud, fun, geeky, and quirky – we’re talking about Pebble’s latest limited edition smartwatch collection. Everything stays the same for its looks and pricing, but only the watch faces and the colours vary. You’ve now got the added choice of Fresh Green, Hot Pink, and Fly Blue. Go on, pick your favourite, we won’t judge.  

READ MORE: No Apple Watch? It’s okay, the Pebble is already available, now with three new colours

The new Oculus Rift has built-in audio

The new Oculus Rift has built-in audio

Oculus has got large ambitions, and it’s slowly adding features to its headsets. It’s now launched the Crescent Bay prototype that packs a sharper display and 360-degree head tracking in addition to its newly built-in audio feature. Basically, it’s upgrading its units to deliver a more immersive experience.

READ MORE: New Oculus Rift Crescent Bay prototype headset revealed with built-in audio