Latest reports coming out of China reveal that the Meizu has dropped plans of developing a skimmed 4.7-inch mini version of the Meizu Pro 5 which was expected to come to the markets in the upcoming months. This particular news was confirmed by none other than the Chinese company’s founder and CEO Huang Zhang on popular social networking website Sina-Weibo.
Zhang revealed the reason behind this change of plans was is the recent earthquake in Taiwan which has significantly affected their manufacturing and supply chain and has lead to most of the company’s inventory being damaged. Hanging on to the Pro 5 mini would have delayed the device beyond acceptable [...]
A listing on Amazon, which has since been taken down, showed us a device called the ‘OnePlus Mini’. According to the listing, this handset will come with a 5 inch display, along with a 1080 pixel resolution and will be powered by a MediaTek MT6795 processor. It will also house 32GB internal storage with 2GB of RAM. Here is what OnePlus India’s general manager, Vikas Agarwal has to say:
“We’re introducing a new device by the end of this year. Diwali would be the ideal time..”
The OnePlus Mini is also said to feature the Force Touch technology, similar to the 3D Touch display available on [...]
Here’s the thing you need to know about the upcoming OnePlus phone – it’s going by two different names. There have been many leaks over the past few weeks about a new OnePlus phone that is a miniaturized version of the OnePlus 2. The phone is being called OnePlus Mini or OnePlus X, depending on which source you follow. Recent discussions about the phone are tilting more towards OnePlus Mini now. But we discussed OnePlus X last week so it’s anyone’s guess, really.
We have brought out some rumoured spec leaks of the OnePlus Mini/X a couple of weeks ago that was spilled by AnTuTu Bencmark, and [...]
Alongside the HTC One Max HTC also launched a one of a kind accessory, The HTC Mini+ is in other words a phone for a phone, the device helps you to connect with your HTC smartphone and use it without even picking it up. The HTC Mini+ connects with the One max and other HTC phones and does tasks like, making calls, sending messages, it acts like a remote for your smartphone, and a remote for the television as well while receiving notifications from your main phone.
The Mini+ is like a Bluetooth headset in the shape of a phone. The device lets you take and place calls using your smartphone’s connection after pairing through NFC or Bluetooth. The device has a built [...]
With its tiny, low-resolution and non-touch-enabled screen with monochromatic icons, the HTC Mini could pass off as a feature phone. But HTC is not taking off in a new direction because the Mini is actually a phone add-on for your smartphone(accessory).
Introduced as an accessory for the HTC Butterfly earlier this year in China, It was assumed that the HTC Mini is meant to be able to do simple tasks like to make calls and check text messages, all without any need to take your smartphone out of your pocket. HTC calls it an “enhanced Bluetooth accessory” that can be used as a remote control while your smartphone is being charged or connected to a TV.
As per [...]
Even though Mini’s upcoming third-generation trademark three-door hatchback has already been spied upon sans all camouflage, the BMW-owned marque feels the need to release a concept previewing the next-gen design. This is it, and it’s called the Mini Vision Concept. It looks mostly similar to the next-gen Mini hatchback, except for a few typical concept-like styling touches, which never end up making it to the production vehicle anyway.
The Mini Vision seems to combine styling elements of both its predecessors. It’s more rounded than the 2002 hatchback which [...]
The iPad mini isn’t even officially on sale yet, but iFixit managed to get its hands on one to tear apart.
Like many of Apple’s other gadgets, the iPad mini isn’t very easy to open up and repair yourself. iFixit gives it a 2 out of 10 repairability rating.
A lot of the parts are familiar, coming from either the iPhone 5 or MacBook Air, and Samsung makes a somewhat surprising appearance as an LCD panel supplier, something some early reports suggested Samsung would not be involved in supplying this component for this device.
[quote]”Though the markings on the back of the LCD (display) don’t turn up much information, the Samsung display driver IC [...]
Apple has reportedly ordered as many as 10 million iPad mini units from its suppliers, to be shipped in the holiday quarter this season.
A report in The Wall Street Journal notes that the order of 10 million units is approximately twice the amount that Amazon has placed with its suppliers for the same quarter. The report does not reveal any fresh details on the launch date of the iPad mini or price.
Rumors indicate that the iPad Mini will have a 7.85-inch display, with a possible resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels — the same as the third-generation [...]
Imagine a scenario wherein you’re in your office giving a presentation to your boss when suddenly he tells you he has an urge to eat, what would you do? Lo and behold! – the Darwin Triangular BBQ, a briefcase that unfolds into a compact grill.
Priced at 52$, this rather interesting piece of “kitchenware” may not be able to dish out the same capacity as your backyard griller at home, but you can still squeeze at least four burgers onto it at one time. Handy eh?
A word of caution- Don’t try to take it through airport security.
The German automaker BMW, has recalled 89,000 of its sub brand Minis cars in the US market. The US traffic safety agency announced Sunday, citing the threat of a smoldering circuit board that could set the cars on fire.
The electric auxiliary water pump that cools the turbocharger has an electronic circuit board that can malfunction and overheat,”
-the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
The strange thing is that the recall is not only of a particular model but of various cars built through 2006-2011, several models of Mini roadsters including the Cooper S, Cooper S Countryman, and [...]
Apple has dropped a new load of goodies on us today, as we suspected, Apple has updated the Mac Mini to include new hardware and Thunderbolt Ports.
The new Mac mini packs an Intel Core i5 or i7 processor, Thunderbolt, AMD Radeon HD graphics, and Mac OS X Lion.
Starting at $599 with a 2.3GHz Intel Core i5 they offer a cheap alternative for owning a Mac.
The 2.3 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 Mac mini with 2GB of memory and a 500GB hard drive starts at a suggested retail price of $599 (US), with options to add memory up to 8GB and a 750GB hard [...]