Xiaomi Mi Max 3 rumored to carry a 7-inch display and a 5500mAh battery

The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 was released this past June, carrying a 6.4-inch display with a 1080 x 1920 FHD resolution, powered by the Snapdragon 625 SoC. That is a pretty big screen for a handset, but not close to the size of the display that is rumored to be featured on the Mi Max 3. If the latest rumor is right, the Mi Max 3 will be encroaching on tablet territory with a screen size of 7-inches. The aspect ratio will weigh in at 18:9, and the panel will sport thinner bezels than those seen on the first two models in this series. The early betting line has the 1080 x 2160 FHD+ resolution the favorite …


Barnes and Noble quietly recalls in-store inventory of the Android powered 7-inch Nook tablet

Less than two months after being launched, sales of the affordable Barnes and Noble 7-inch Nook tablet have been halted. The Android powered slate was priced at $49.99 and hit the market just in time for the holiday shopping season. Online, the tablet is listed as not being available. Inside the company’s physical book stores, the device can no longer be found. On Reddit, a person claiming to be a Barnes and Noble employee says that earlier this week, the Book Store chain’s corporate HQ requested that all remaining inventory of the tablet be shipped back to them.

No reason was given for …