Monthly Archives: "March 2013"

Apple Set to Increase Order of Thin-film Touch Panel in 3Q13 Digitimes is reporting that Thin-film touch panel providers are expected to see an increase in orders from Apple in 3Q13, according to information from Industry sources. “Thin-film touch panel suppliers for Apple are expected to see a large increase in orders from the company in the third quarter of 2013 in preparation for the release of Apple’s next-generation iPad,” Siu Han and Alex Wolfgram report for Digitimes. “The new model is expected to use the same thin-film DITO (G/F2) touch panelRead More

Posted On March 26, 2013By Guest AuthorIn Editorials

5 Cool Gadgets You Must Have In Your Garden

Lots of people have countless amounts of gadgets in their home, but the garden usually gets left out. I’ve shown them 5 cool gadgets they would find very useful that would live outdoors. If you walked carefully through every room in your home do you know how many gadgets you would find? You definitely wouldn’t have enough fingers and toes to count them all. That is because we’re all addicted to gadgets and we love buying them when we can. It’s no surprise we have so many of them becauseRead More
Samsung Toner
Nowadays life is all about printing. We print projects, assignments, photos and what not? Without printing, neither the public can survive nor can the government run. Gradually, printing has become an inseparable part of our life. In the current scenario, what we print shows what we are and it’s not just about the content; but how it’s presented too.  And to achieve the best presentation you need to have the best toner. After all a page is a body and the ink is its “soul”. So you must choose theRead More
Samsung Announces ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T and Series 9 Premium Ultrabook According Business Wire press release today, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. has announced the availability of AT&T 4G LTE capability with its ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T, its latest portable Windows 8 PC. The Korean Electronic giant has also unveiled the ultra-sleek Series 9 Premium Ultrabook, which features a sharper, clearer screen with its LED-backlit 1920×1080 full HD display, presenting up to forty percent more content than a 1600×900 HD+ display. “With the introduction of the new professional ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T andRead More
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Posted On March 25, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech News

Bloomberg: Hon Hai Posts Record Profit

Bloomberg: Hon Hai Posts Record Profit According to a report from Bloomberg, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., a major manufacturer of Apple’s products, has seen fourth quarter net profit increase by 5.6 percent. Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the world’s largest contract manufacturer of electronics, posted record quarterly profit after it boosted production efficiency and output of Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhones and iPads,” Tim Culpan writes for Bloomberg. “Fourth-quarter net income climbed 5.6 percent to NT$37 billion ($1.2 billion), according to data compiled by Bloomberg based on full-year results published today.” According to the report, thisRead More

Posted On March 24, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

WSJ: Apple has Acquired Indoor-GPS Company WifiSLAM

WSJ: Apple has Acquired Indoor-GPS Company WifiSLAM According to a report from the Wall Street Journal Apple has acquired an indoor-GPS company WifiSLAM. “Apple has acquired indoor-GPS company WifiSLAM, a sign that the war over indoor mobile location services is heating up,” Jessica E. Lessin writes for WSJ. “Apple paid around $20 million for the Silicon Valley-based company, according to a person familiar with the matter who said the deal closed recently.” According to the report, an Apple spokesman confirmed the deal with the WSJ, stating that,  “buys smaller technology companies from timeRead More
pos machine

Posted On March 23, 2013By Guest AuthorIn Editorials

A History of POS Machines

A History of POS Machines Merchants have been dealing with creating an efficient and accurate system of purchase transactions for hundreds of years and continue to strive to improve equipment to be able to track information, tally orders, and promote business. Cash Registers are not simply for adding up the cost of products any more, they have become computer systems with multiple components that weigh products, print receipts with advertisements on the back, record sales histories, and more. We’ve gotten so familiar with these machines that we tend to takeRead More
LG smart watch

Posted On March 22, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech News

Korea Times: LG Joins Smart Watch Race

LG joins smart watch race It all started with Apple, now it appears all the tech companies are about to launch a smart watch. The Korea Times is reporting that  LG Electronics is developing its own smart wristwatch. This information came courtesy of a source familiar with the matter, according to the Korea Times report. “Korean technology giant LG Electronics is developing its own smart wristwatch, effectively joining the competition between Apple and Samsung Electronics who are doing theirs as well,” Cho Mu-hyun writes for Digitimes. “The Yeouido-based firm’s development of the next-generation watch, alongRead More

Posted On March 22, 2013By Guest AuthorIn Editorials

A Quick Review of Samsung Galaxy Grand

A Quick Review of Samsung Galaxy Grand The dual-SIM phones are not popular everywhere, but they can be pretty handy for some people. Samsung has recently released its dual-SIM phone the Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos. The Samsung Galaxy SIII was one of the most popular smartphones last year, but will the Galaxy Grand be able to make big market presence? Will it be the top 10 mobile phones of 2013? Read our complete review to find out more about this device. Design and Build Quality The Galaxy Grand is quiteRead More
Apple Did Not Send a Request for Quotation Document to Samsung According to a report from  Korea Economic Daily (via iDownloadblog) Apple did not send a Request for Quotation (RFQ) documents to Samsung for procurement of iPad and iPad mini display. The report claims that Apple sent out its requests for quotation for new Retina screens to LG Display, Sharp, Japan Display and AU Optronics, but not to Samsung Display.  If true, this move could see Samsung slipped down the list of Apple’s suppliers. The request for quotation document is sent by AppleRead More
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Supply Chain to Deliver Components for Next-Generation iPhone in May Digitimes is reporting that suppliers for the next-generation iPhone are getting ready to start shipping components in May. “Components for the next-generation iPhone will start shipping at the end of May with the new smartphone to have a chance of showing up in the third quarter, according to sources from the upstream supply chain,” Aaron Lee, Ninelu Tu and Joseph Tsai report for Digitimes. ” The new iPhone will not receive a major upgrade and may just be a slightlyRead More
Despite Delay New HTC One Hits Record Pre-Order The Wall Street Journal along with other news outlet are reporting that new HTC One smartphone has been delayed due to problems in sourcing camera components and metal casings for the device. “HTC Corp. is pushing back the rollout of its new flagship smartphone due in part to some component shortages, a setback for the Taiwanese smartphone maker which is banking on the HTC One to turn around its flagging sales,” Lorraine Luk reports. “Several retail distributors and telecom operators including Vodafone Group PLC said HTC hasRead More