Xiaomi’s Mi Pad makes its way to our shores, and all the other news you’ve missed

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Xiaomi’s Mi Pad makes its way to our shores, and all the other news you’ve misse

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

Xiaomi’s Mi Pad makes its way to our shores, and all the other news you’ve misse

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 S$299. We’ve got our fingers on our keyboards already.

READ MORE: Xiaomi’s Mi Pad makes its long-awaited entry into Singapore

The next-gen Google Glass will sport a new look

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.

READ MORE: Google Glass version 2.0 might be a complete redesign of the wearable

The alleged Samsung Galaxy S6 might have an Apple Pay-like feature

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.

READ MORE: The Samsung Galaxy S6 might boast a payment system that rivals Apple Pay

WhatsApp rolls out a call feature

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.

READ MORE: WhatsApp quietly, slowly rolling out its call feature

Google’s fake human skin may one day save your life

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.

READ MORE: Google has made fake human skin to help with the fight against cancer