New iPads add TouchID sensor for extra security
Apple has announced the latest version of its iPad tablet range: the iPad Air 2. The new device is just 6.1 mm thin, weighs 437g, has a 9.7-inch (2048 x 1536 pixel) anti-reflective display and runs iOS 8.1.
There’s also an update to the iPad mini, now called the iPad mini 3, with a 7.9-inch screen.
Qualcomm Incorporated has agreed to acquire UK-based semiconductor business CSR plc.
CSR, which was previously known as Cambridge Silicon Radio, specialises in Voice and Music, Document Imaging, Automotive Infotainment, Bluetooth Smart and Indoor Location products.
Microsoft-owned online telephone service Skype has launched a new mobile messaging app using the Qik brand.
Qik was originally a video streaming service that launched in 2007 and was acquired by Skype in 2011.