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Posted On February 26, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

Exec: Sony’s Xperia Z Smartphone off to a Good Start

Sony’s Xperia Z Smartphone off to a Good Start Head of Xperia marketing, Calum MacDougall said the company is happy with the sales of its Xperia Z smartphone, according to a Reuters report. McDougall speaking to Reuters: [quote] “We have seen really good pre-orders”, McDougall said in an interview at the Mobile World Congress. “We had the first stocks available in Germany in Berlin at the Sony store and sold those out in two hours. “In France, we sold more in one day in our online store than we sold in 12 weeks in mobileRead More
9.7-inch iPad and iPad mini
LG Display Sees 90% Drop in 9.7-inch iPad Panel Shipments in January 2013 due to the popularity of the iPad mini as well as increasing demand for low-priced tablet. LG Display Sees 90% Drop in 9.7-inch iPad Panel Shipments Digitimes is reporting that LG Display’s has seen a declined in the shipments for the 9.7-inch iPad panels. The shipment has been slashed from six million units in December 2012, to six hundred thousand units in January 2013. This information came from industry sources, according to the report. “The drop is largelyRead More
BlackBerry Launches BlackBerry 10 line in India, for 43,490 rupees ($800)
BlackBerry Launches BlackBerry 10 line in India, for 43,490 rupees ($800), which shows that Blackberry still has a huge fan base in the country. BlackBerry Launches BlackBerry 10 line in India, for 43,490 rupees Despite its depature from Japan, Blackberry is launching its new Blackberry 10 line of smartphone in India. This clearly shows that Blackberry still has a huge fan base in the country. Reuters: [quote] BlackBerry launched its first smartphone from its BlackBerry 10 line in India on Monday, pricing the phone at 43,490 rupees ($800). The touch-screen BlackBerry Z10 phone, whichRead More
Hon Hai Negotiations with Sharp Still Ongoing; Final Answer After March 26 MyDrivers, a Chinese website, is reporting that negotiations between Hon Hai and Sharp are still ongoing despites several set backs. It was reported by a Japanese Media, “Daily News” (Mainichi, that Sharp may have terminated negatiotes with Hon Hai after not being able to come to an agreement, the report states. MyDrivers: [quote] Negotiations between Sharp and Hon Hai, the Japanese domestic media has already made a pessimistic attitude, including Japan, “Daily News” (Mainichi) previously reported that Sharp may terminate withRead More

Posted On February 23, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

TheStreet: China Mobile Could Get The iPhone

China Mobile Could Get The iPhone According to The Street, the introduction of the a new Long Term Evolution (LTE) chipset by Qualcomm could lead to China Mobile carrying the iPhone this year. According to the report: [quote] Qualcomm this week announced a new Long Term Evolution (LTE) chipset, the RF360 Front End Solution, which for the first time offers a truly global 4G LTE design for mobile devices. It can run on all seven modes, including LTE-FDD, LTE-TDD, WCDMA, EV-DO, CDMA 1x, TD-SCDMA and GSM/EDGE. That’s important, because China Mobile’s 3GRead More
Apple’s iPhone Is Three Times More Reliable than other Smartphones FixYa has released a report covering various aspects of smartphones from Apple, Samsung, Nokia and Motorola. The study looked at the reliability and Pros and Cons of these devices. Apple iPhone 25.86% Market Share I 74,163 Problem Impressions Pros: Dead Simple UI Reliability App Ecosystem Cons: Lack of customizability Battery life Lack of new features with new models   Motorola Droid 1.81% Market Share I 136,436 Problem Impressions Pros: Great Battery Life Design of Phone Cons: Unable to remove pre installedRead More
Are These Photos Really Taken With A Samsung Galaxy S IV? Gupta writes for Andosym: [quote] I accidentally came across a couple of images that were supposedly taken earlier today using Samsung’s next flagship phone – the Galaxy S4. EXIF data mentions model as GT-I9500 which possibly corresponds to SGS4. Both images are in 16:9 format and have a resolution of 4128 x 2322 that is roughly 9.6MP.  However a 13MP sensor will also take pictures in similar resolution in Auto mode because the viewfinder can only utilize full screen in 16:9 mode. We have seenRead More
Judge Grants Einhorn Victory Over Apple By Stopping Preferred Stock Vote Reuters: [quote] A judge handed hedge fund star David Einhorn a victory in his court battle with Apple Inc on Friday, blocking the iPhone maker from moving forward with a shareholder vote on a controversial proposal to limit the company’s ability to issue preferred stock. U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan in Manhattan granted a motion by Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital for a preliminary injunction stopping the vote on that proposal. The vote was scheduled for February 27 as part ofRead More
Morgan Stanley Analyst: Apple to Release Cheaper iPhone and Pay More Dividend In a note to investors, Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty is reporting that Apple is set to launch a lower price iPhone and will likely increase the amount of dividend paid to shareholders, according to AppleInsider. Huberty came away with this impression after meeting with Apple Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer recently. “Huberty, in a note to investors on Friday, said that innovation remains a “top priority” at Apple. That’s why she expects Apple to expand the iPhoneRead More
According to a new Digitimes report, the  use of  IGZO display technology is still in limbo despite Sharps best effort to get it going. Digitimes: [quote] IGZO has energy-saving advantages in the display industry and is currently being developed mostly by Japan-based Sharp. While some other panel makers have started IGZO R&D, there are few who have invested hefty sums to mass produce the technology. Panel makers as a whole are observing the developments of the technology, and have still yet to fully accept that IGZO will drive panel demandRead More
Purported Photos of Next Generation iPad mini Backplate Tech Sina is reporting that purported photos of the next generation iPad mini’s backplate have been published on the Netizen Wei Feng forum. The forum user   “250441095”  photos show that the next generation iPad shell appears to be thicker than the current generation. According to the report: [quote] “250441095” netizens released a total of 9 photos did not picture any description, but this is obviously not the iPad mini component. From the photos, the metal shell to be thicker, but from the point of view camera,Read More
  Foxconn Denies Hire Freeze Is Link To Low iPhone 5 Demands According to Sky News, recent reports that Foxconn has stopped hiring new staff  due to a reduction in iPhone 5 demand, couldn’t be further from the truth. According to the report: [quote] Foxconn is not hiring new staff at a Shenzhen plant that makes gadgets, including the smartphone, but it has denied a report in the Financial Times that the move is a reaction to any single client. In response to the FT’s claim, Foxconn said: “Due toRead More