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Posted On September 7, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Google News, Tech Quotes

Tech News Roundup: Apple, Amazon

Amazon Tablets to Support Ads   Conflicting reports surfaced Friday as to whether the upgraded Kindle Fire and the three members of the all-new Kindle Fire HD family would have advertisement opt-out capabilities found in earlier Kindle Fires. An Amazon spokesperson has confirmed to TechRadar that none of the new models will have ad opt-out options. “No opt-out for Kindle Fire,” the spokesperson said, later clarifying that to mean both the upgraded Kindle Fire and all Kindle Fire HDs. Instead, those who buy the revamped Kindle Fire, the 7- or 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDRead More

Posted On September 7, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

Stuff Apple Fanatics Say – Got to Love It

Ever wonder what its like to be an Apple fan / fanatic. Here is a video for you.     This is hilarious and true to some extent. Being an Apple can take its toll.   [button link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFhjDX-DUew&feature=player_embedded” color=”silver” newwindow=”yes”] Source[/button]      Read More

Posted On September 4, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

Leaked Photos of Nokia 920 Windows 8 Phones

  [box] Ahead of Nokia’s Windows Phone event, there’s been plenty of discussion about the Nokia Lumia 920’s PureView classification — not to mention about what location-focused software the Finnish company has in the works — and now we’re also getting a sneak peek at the hardware that’s about to be unveiled. Yesterday, leaked press photos of a Lumia wireless charging pad suggested that the new phone will be available in yellow and red. Based on a tweet from EVLeaks today, it looks like the Lumia 920 will be availableRead More

Posted On September 3, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

Samsung’s S Cloud Service Spotted

  [box] Samsung was widely expected to unveil a cloud service called S Cloud alongside the Galaxy S III in May, but it didn’t materialize in the end. We’ve just seen the first solid evidence of its existence, however, courtesy of a hands-on video from German siteBestBoyZ where S Cloud appears in the Galaxy Note II’s settings menu. There are options for syncing photos and videos, and beyond requiring a Samsung account it also hooks into Dropbox — potentially a good way to use that 50GB of free storage that Galaxy Note II and Galaxy Camera owners will receive. We previouslyRead More

Posted On August 31, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

Apple: Bob Mansfield Officially Back in the Fold

    [box] “Bob Mansfield was the senior vice president of hardware engineering for many years at Apple, responsible for the technical design of such classic computers as the iMac and the MacBook Air. He announced his retirement from the company in June of this year, and many were surprised earlier this week when it was announced that Mansfield was going to stay on with the company working on “future projects.” While Mansfield’s beauty shot in the executive photo gallery doesn’t specify what his new position is, he’s listed as a senior viceRead More

Posted On August 31, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

Beats Audio to Feature in HTC Windows Phone 8 handsets

    [box] HTC’s upcoming Windows Phone 8 devices will include Beats audio, we have learned. Sources close to HTC’s Windows Phone plans have confirmed the addition, with the HTC Accord — a 4.3-inch Windows Phone 8 handset — set to be the first HTC device with the functionality. HTC’s Accord is expected to be unveiled soon and will include a special Beats Audio Windows Phone application to control the output on the handset in the device’s settings options. We’re told the Accord will be branded with Beats Audio at the rearRead More
  WOW! This is getting better and better for Apple. FossPatent has reported that Apple has been granted preliminary injunction against Samsung’s Galaxy S, Galaxy S II and Ace smartphones by a Dutch court. This injunction is Europe-wide. According to Mueller: [box] Let me clarify “formally Europe-wide” here: This relates to countries in which one particular European software patent (EP 2059868) is valid. (Formally it’s a “device” patent, but it doesn’t represent any innovation on the hardware side, so the nature of the invention is that of a software patent theRead More
    [box] ITC remands investigation of Motorola complaint against Apple to judge: only one patent left Today the Commission, the six-member decision-making body at the top of the ITC, concluded its review of an initial determination according to which Apple was deemed to infringe a standard-essential wireless patent held by Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility (but was cleared of infringement of some other patents). Apple was cleared with respect to three of Motorola’s patents-in-suit, including the aforementioned standard-essential one. But with respect to U.S. Patent No. 6,246,862 on a “sensorRead More

Posted On August 24, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

Apple vs Samsung: Jury Has Reached a Verdict

[box] After a surprisingly short time, court officials have informed us that the jury in the Apple v. Samsung case has reached a verdict. We’re heading into the courtroom now. [/box]   WOW! [button link=”http://www.theverge.com/2012/8/24/3254422/apple-samsung-trial-verdict” type=”big” newwindow=”yes”] Source[/button]    Read More

Posted On August 24, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

RIM: Carriers Excited About BlackBerry 10

    [box] The response that we got back from the executive team at some of the Canadian carriers was tremendous,” Andrew McLeod, managing director of RIM’s Canadian operations, told reporters during a Thursday media briefing. “They were visibly positive and visibly enthusiastic. We’re in the process of finalizing the software,” McLeod said. “It was at a point where we had a confidence level that we could really demonstrate the validity of the products and software. Obviously, you don’t want to show something that is not going to wow folks. People wereRead More

Posted On August 24, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

Apple vs Samsung: Jury Wants to Work an Extra Hour

[box] This is going to be a lengthy deliberation process. Either the nine people sitting through several days of high-end corporate testimony really don’t want to go home, or there is some intense debate happening behind those courthouse doors. On their second day of deliberations, the Apple-Samsung jury decided to work an extra hour. The nine men and women were scheduled to deliberate from 9 AM to 4:30 PM local time, but they indicated to the court that they wanted to stay until 5:30 PM instead. This either means theyRead More
[box] After pulling the ads from television, Apple has now removed the “Genius” series of three ads that aired during the Olympics from its website and YouTube channel, apparently considering them a failed experiment. The ads, which featured an Apple Genius (as seen in the retail stores) helping customers more fully utilize their Macs, drew criticism from some quarters. [/box] It’s about time. Those things were terrible.   [button link=”http://www.macnn.com/articles/12/08/22/played.well.with.some.demographics.but.caused.controversy/” type=”big”] Source[/button]    Read More