We may be finished with new gadget launches for 2014, but there’s plenty to look forward to next year.
Here’s a look at the biggest tech launches we’re expecting to see in 2015.
The Apple Watch will be Apple's first new product category under CEO Tim Cook. While the company introduced the watch in September, we only got a limited look at all its features. Apple is still working on the device, so expect to get more details when it launches in early 2015.
Microsoft gave the world a small preview of the next version of Windows, Windows 10, this fall.
Windows 10 is designed to work on all devices including smartphones, laptops, desktops, and the Xbox. It can also change its interface depending on what kind of device you're using thanks to a feature called Continuum.
It's still in the early stages, but Windows 10 will launch before the end of 2015.
Samsung's next flagship phone, the Galaxy S6, will likely launch in early 2015.
Details are scarce, but some early rumours suggest this will be the biggest upgrade yet to Samsung's Galaxy phone. Supposedly, Samsung has given the Galaxy S6 the codename 'Zero' because it's designing the phone from the ground up.
Even though Samsung has launched six different smartwatches in the last year and change, we've heard the company isn't finished experimenting with wearable computers.
So far, none of Samsung's watches have been very good. Maybe 2015 will be the year Samsung nails it.
Microsoft was originally supposed to launch a smaller version of its Surface tablet in the spring, but scrapped those plans at the last minute and only introduced the full-sized Surface Pro 3 instead.
Still, we've heard the so-called Surface Mini isn't completely dead. There's a chance Microsoft will give it another shot in 2015.
Apple is preparing a larger version of the iPad with a 12-inch screen, according to a report from Bloomberg in August. While nothing is guaranteed yet, Apple appears to be planning an early 2015 launch for the so-called iPad Pro.
The Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset that impressed Mark Zuckerberg so much he bought the company for $US2 billion, is still in development but expected to launch by the end of 2015.
At first, the Oculus Rift will mostly be for gaming. But in the years to come people will be able to use the Rift for social networking, interactive movies, and virtual concerts.
Microsoft Office is going to get an overhaul next year. The company is working on a new touch-friendly version of Office for Windows tablets and touchscreen laptops. It's similar to the new version of Office for the iPad and will likely launch around the same time as Windows 10 in 2015.
Chinese startup OnePlus released a very impressive phone this year called the One. The Android device has all the best features as top-tier phones like the Samsung Galaxy S5, but only costs about $US350.
The phone is insanely popular because you can usually only buy it with an invitation from the company. And OnePlus is already working on the next version, which should launch in the first half of 2015. According to sources, the new version will be customisable and might have a smaller screen.
Apple's $US3 billion purchase of Beats Music means it now has access to a pretty good streaming service. Rumour has it Apple will integrate Beats Music into iTunes to make it a viable competitor to popular services like Spotify.
According to Re/code's Peter Kafka, Apple is considering making its streaming service cheaper than Spotify so it's more appealing.
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