Longer battery life
It appears that Asus is planning to launch a new smartwatch, but unlike the ZenWatch WI500Q, the new device won’t rock Android Wear.
67% CAGR, $32.9bn by the end of the decade
The smartwatch is still in its infancy, but analysts are already bullish, and many expect the market to take off in 2015, thanks to the upcoming Apple Watch launch, as well as new Android Wear devices.
Affordable, sort of
The new LG Electronics 29UC97-S curved 21:9 display is slowly making its way to retail, and it offers a more sensibly priced alternative to LG’s 34-inch displays.
Huge batteries are a thing now, apparently
The Lenovo P70 is just an average mid-range phone for the booming Chinese market, but it happens to feature a massive 4000mAh battery.
At Qualcomm’s expense
UBS expects MediaTek to gain market share at Qualcomm’s expense this year. The Swiss financial services company has upgraded MediaTek’s stock to “buy” recently.
Three 14nm SKUs so far
Gigabyte’s Brix series of mini-PCs and barebones is getting some fresh Intel silicon in the form of 14nm Broadwell processors.
NFC, probably plastic
Swiss watchmaker Swatch is planning to launch a smartwatch within three month, and the company says its device won’t have to be charged.
UDATED: Rumour debunked
UPDATE (February 7, 1100CET)
Unfortunately the Weibo rumour turned out to be false, which is why we said it should be taken with a grain of salt.
San Quentin, I hate every inch of you
A New York jury has found Ross Ulbricht guilty on all counts related to the Silk Road darknet bazaar.
If Samsung doesn’t want them, we’ll take some
Upcoming Microsoft Lumia phones will use Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 810 processor.