Renderings of a coming Huawei smartphone have leaked and the device is called the Mate 8. What can be gleaned from the renderings is that the device is wrapped in metal all around and will come in several colors. Under the rear camera appears to be a fingerprint reader.
Tesla's upcoming Model 3 isn't just expected to be surprisingly affordable, it's also set to be astonishingly slippery, if new leaks are anything to go by. The entry-level EV in Tesla's range is set to go on sale in two years time, but with the final design not set to be revealed until March next year, speculation is rife about what it could look like.
Glass may not have been the wearable revolution Google hoped, but the latest rumors suggest the reborn Project Aura is now working on a trio of successors. The team, which rebranded earlier this year and reportedly busied itself working on an enterprise wearable for users less swayed by fashion and more by functionality, is now said to have both consumers and businesses in mind.
Some new images have leaked of coming Samsung smartphones in the form of the second generation of the Samsung Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7. These four leaked images show the front and back of each device and come out of China. Several nice updates are expected for the second generation of both these smartphones.
Facebook could be working on a feature that would alert parents when they share a photo of their children on the social network. The feature seems to be geared toward safety, making parents aware, when applicable, that anyone can see the shared images of their children. This is part of Facebook’s larger work with deep learning and artificial intelligence, something that has been used to create other photo-centric features.
BlackBerry recently launched its first ever Android smartphone. Though it hasn't been quite the hit some had hoped, the company isn't giving up. In the most recent BlackBerry leak, another Android-toting phone has surfaced; this particular handset is codenamed "Vienna", and a gallery of press renders purports to give us a look at the model.
Apple Pay has already waged war on your credit cards; now it's said to be targeting person-to-person payments. A new service, similar in concept to PayPal's Venmo system which allows individuals to send money digitally to friends and family, is said to be the topic of discussions between the Cupertino firm and its banking partners.
In less than two months, the year will be over so naturally manufacturers are already lining up their ducks for 2016. Lenovo's calendar for its 2016 ThinkPad catalog has just been leaked and it includes quite a few interesting pieces. There is, for example, another Surface Pro clone, which looks less like a clone, thankfully. And among the plethora of new laptops and hybrids lies a Chromebook, as if once again emphasizing that Chrome OS isn't going away yet. At least not by first quarter next year.
Chinese OEM Huawei is definitely stepping up its role in the smartphone market. It helps that it has been chosen by Google to make one of the new Nexus smartphones. It helps even more when the Nexus 6P turns out to be quite the masterpiece. So now the mobile industry has its eyes on Huawei, ready to watch its every move. Like its upcoming Huawei Mate 8 flagship, which it is teasing for a 26th November unveiling. And according to leaked specs, this could yet be another winner for the OEM.
It seems that the rumors about two years ago were true, that device makers like Samsung and Apple would be carving out a new market for larger than usual tablets. After Samsung's Galaxy Note and Tab PROs, Apple revealed its hand with the large iPad Pro. Naturally, Samsung doesn't want to be outdone. The 18.4-inch Galaxy View that is making rounds over the Internet is truly one of the larger ones and now another "accidental" online listing is giving some insight on what the tablet really is for.
Earlier this year, LEGO fans were graced with the ECTO-1 LEGO Ghostbusters set (check out our review), and rumor has it there’s a followup Ghostbusters set in the pipeline. That rumor has been all but confirmed, as for a brief while the kit appeared on Toys “R” Us’ website, complete with an image. The page has since been pulled from the store's website, but details remain online elsewhere. The set appeared on the Canadian version of the retailer's site.