News & Reviews: rumour
Apr 30, 2021
We have seen rumour saying that Samsung will be launching a tri-fold tablet in the future. To prepare for the device, the Korean tech giant has seemingly filed a trademark for 'S Display' which could be the name of the panel that is to be used on the tablet. As reported by LetsGoDigital, the trademark was filed with the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO).
Apr 28, 2021
It looks like the trend of making your own custom chipset is going to get bigger. After Apple released the M1 chip, many have praised the performance it brings to the new MacBooks. The success might have inspired a few others to give in-house SoC a try as well. Besides Google's rumoured in-house "Whitechapel" SoC for the upcoming Pixel 6 series, Xiaomi and Samsung are said to be teaming up to develop one that utilizes ARM's Cortex X2 and Mali GPU.
Apr 27, 2021
After launching the trio Xperia 1 III, Xperia 5 III, and Xperia 10 III, it is rumoured that Sony will be presenting another surprise device this year. It is suggested to be a successor of the Xperia Z Ultra, which is a very old device launched in 2013.
Apr 06, 2021
It was rumoured that we will see more of the under-display camera technology from smartphones that are going to be released later this year. Today, a leaked prototype of an OPPO smartphone has appeared showing not just the highly-anticipated technology, but also other interesting stuff that we seldom see on current smartphones.
Apr 01, 2021
Redmi was rumoured to launch a gaming smartphone at the end of March but it never happened. On the first day of April, the company brought some good news by hinting that the device could be presented at a launch conference that is scheduled to happen sometime later this month.
Mar 17, 2021
The first Apple event of 2021 is said to be held on 23 March and it looks like it's not going to happen now. According to the latest report, the event has been postponed to April. It is also worth mentioning that the news came from the same tipster who got the date wrong twice, so should we still trust him?
Mar 15, 2021
A previous report has claimed that Apple will hold an event to announce a bunch of new products on 23 March. The list includes the long-awaited AirTags, iPad Pro with mini-LED, AirPods 3, and a new Apple TV. Sadly, the latest source is saying that we might have to wait longer for one of the products and that's the refreshed AirPods.
Feb 15, 2021
Nowadays, it's hard for us to keep up with the number of smartphones launched in just a short period. It is clear that the smartphone industry is a fast-paced industry with new ideas that keep showing up every other day. Therefore, the manufacturers can only continue to work harder to earn a position in the cruel competition. Now, it is rumoured that vivo will be launching as many as 11 smartphones before the end of April 2021.
Feb 08, 2021
As previous rumours suggested, the long-awaited next-gen Xiaomi Mi Mix device could finally arrive this year. Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun has also been actively teasing us by posting pictures of a concept smartphone that is highly possible to be the next-gen Mi Mix device. However, the latest source has claimed that not only we'll be seeing the Mi Mix smartphone, but there could be a Mi Mix tablet as well.
Jan 13, 2021
Sadly, the latest Apple iPhone 12 series doesn't have the reverse wireless charging function despite equipped with a mechanism that supports it. Given that most users might also be using the other Apple accessories like the Apple Watch or AirPods these days, we think they would be glad if the iPhones can provide battery life to those mentioned products. With that said, the company has patented a few iPhone case designs with charging the AirPods as the central idea.