Apple has announced iPad Air 2, the thinnest iPad ever. 6.1 mm thin and weighing less than a pound, iPad Air 2 features an improved Retina display with anti-reflective coating and is available in gold, silver and space gray. The new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 offer Touch ID so users can unlock their iPad with just the touch of a finger and make purchases within apps using Apple Pay.
Huawei has unveiled Mobile WiFi Prime E5878, a new LTE WiFi hotspot. According to the company it is the world’s thinnest LTE mobile WiFi , Company claims that It’s slimmer than other 4G mobile WiFi hotspots on the market at 7.5mm equivalent to five credit cards stacked on top of each other. It is compact and portable at 109.5mm long and 58mm wide making it ideal for small and home office business professionals.
Sony has announced the launch of the Xperia Tablet Z, a 10.1” Android tablet at Mobile World Congress 2013. Sony clams it to be the world’s thinnest tablet. Xperia Tablet Z is features the same OmniBalance design as the Xperia Z smartphone, has thickness of 6.9 mm and weighs 495 grams. The tablet runs on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon S4 Pro asynchronous quad core processor.
Wireless service provides across the globe are aiming to lower the cost for providing data service while meeting the increased demand due to exponential growth in mobile data traffic thanks to popular smartphones. Since few years, Wi-Fi offload had been a preferred choice for operators to balance the IP traffic. However, WiFi offload is not often seamless to end user.