Last week we caught a glimpse at the future of wearables at Microsoft. The company announced the HoloLens wearable headset alongside Windows 10. For those who missed the announcement, the HoloLens basically brings holographic technology into a wearable headset that would supposedly revolutionize the way we play games or use our computers.
That being said, the HoloLens is kind of a like a computer on its own. It comes with its own GPU and CPU and interestingly enough according to the folks at PCWorld, the CPU in question is apparently that of an unreleased Intel Atom chipset that is based on Cherry Trail. Cherry Trail is the successor to Intel’s Bay Trail which is currently found and used in tablets and low-end PCs. Read full post →Microsoft’s HoloLens Is Apparently Powered By Intel’s Cherry Trail Atom Chipset
A couple of weeks ago, Xiaomi announced their latest smartphone that came in the form of the Xiaomi Mi Note. This is the company’s latest smartphone along with the slightly more powerful Mi Note Pro, and it looks like the company already has a hit on their hands. According to the reports, it seems that Xiaomi has managed to sell out their first batch of Mi Notes in a matter of minutes.
Unfortunately Xiaomi did not mention how many units they actually sold, but a Xiaomi VP had recently revealed that they had received 220 million reservations, so it is safe to assume that they sold quite a fair bit. This kind of reception to Xiaomi phones isn’t new. Previously we had seen the Chinese company move tens of thousands of smartphones in minutes, sometimes hundreds of thousands. Read full post →Xiaomi Mi Note Sells Out Its First Batch In Minutes