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Posted On July 14, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

More news on iPhone 5

This is the time of the year when all Apple fans are salivating for the latest and greatest iPhone yet from Apple. Macotakara seem to have some information from reliable sources about the iPhone 5. Full report below: Will next iPhone has partial glass design on blackface rather than full covered? My reliable Chinese sources told that, new iPhone has started manufacture phase, then “iPhone 5 cases” are being leaked at Alibalba.com. This source told also, “iPhone 5” which had been leaked in May were prototype (via 9to5Mac) for design test, andRead More

Posted On July 13, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Apple’s Patent: Roundup.

The USPTO has published a series of patents that were granted to Apple and a few that Apple has filed for. The list include: Apple Invents New iDevice Power Clip & Docking Station System: Apple’s patent generally relates to systems and methods for using a clip member of a portable user device to provide electrical coupling to a docking device. A clip member may include one or more electrical terminals that may engage with a receiving receptacle of the docking device which may include electrical terminals which mate with those of theRead More

Posted On July 12, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Technology News: Roundup in Asia

Report 1: HTC has is not giving up without a fight. The Smartphone market has seen its profit decline in the face of tough competition from the likes of Samsung and Apple. According to Digitimes report: HTC is seeing market share in China and India grow significantly in 2012. Nevertheless, growth of market share in these markets may not be sufficient to make up for the declining market share in Europe and the US. HTC put its focus on Europe and recently expanded to the North America market. The debt crisis in bothRead More
Lorraine Luk writing for the Wall Street Journals claims Amazon Inc.  is testing out a smartphone. Luk reports that: Amazon is working with component suppliers in Asia to test a smartphone, people familiar with the situation said, suggesting that the Internet retail giant, which sells the Kindle Fire tablet computers, is considering broadening its mobile-device offerings. Officials at some of Amazon’s parts suppliers, who declined to be named, said the Seattle-based company is testing a smartphone and mass production of the new device may start late this year or early next year.Read More

Posted On July 10, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

IGZO panels are seen as high priority by panel makers

Digitime is reporting that panel makers are starting to focus on IGZO (indium gallium zinc oxide) panels due to improvements with the panel’s yield. The panels are reported to be used in high screen resolution products such as Apple’s latest iPad. Digitimes reports that: IGZO technology provides LCD screens with lower energy consumption through smaller, thin-film transistors (TFTs) and increased pixel transparency. It has a higher electron mobility, which allows for more current to pass through the TFTs, which also allows for more illumination capabilities.Panel makers as a whole areRead More

Posted On July 10, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, iOS Apps

OS X Mountain Lion Golden Master released

Apple has released the Golden Master (GM) of its new operation system – OS X Mountain Lion to developers. OS X Mountain Lion is scheduled to be release later this month. OS X Mountain Lion is set to introduced over 200 new feature. Some of the new features include upgrades to old features and better iCloud integration. OS X Mountain Lion is aimed at making syncing between iOS devices and Macs seamless. A list of some of these feature include: Accessibility AirPlay Mirroring Auto Save Built-in Sharing Dashboard Facebook IntergrationRead More
Digitimes is now reporting that Microsoft Surfaces tablets  is in trouble due to the design of the Surface chassis. The report claims that: Microsoft reportedly planned to adopt unibody magnesium-aluminum chassis for its Surface tablet PCs originally, but affected by chassis makers’ limited capacity, the company has instead turned to adopt a magnesium chassis and use MegVapor technology for surface treatment to allow the device to feature a similar exterior to traditional metal chassis; however, due to the method having a rather low yield rate, is has greatly affected MicrosoftRead More
  The possible launch of an iPad Mini is one of the most debated topic on the internet right now, including this site. However, there is one important reason why Apple may not produced such a device. Apple’s late co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs trashed 7 inch tablets as being useless and DOA. Engadget has published an audio of Steve’s infamous rant on Apple 2010 4th Quarter conference call. In it he describes the 7 inch form factor as been too small to provide and engaging experience, suggesting that prospective buyers wouldRead More
WhatsApp Messenger is a very powerful messaging application that helps people to send messages for free. This Application has a huge  advantage over others in that is Cross Platform unlike iMessage on Apple’s  iOS ,  Blackberry Messenger on Blackberry phones, Windows phones and other messaging Apps on Android. The developers describes WhatsApp as a: WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS. WhatsApp Messenger is available for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone and Nokia and yes, those phones can all message each other! Because WhatsApp Messenger uses the same internet dataRead More
Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg, two reputable sources reported that Apple is set to launch a 7 inch (7.85 inch to be precise) iPad mini this fall. It’s speculated that the new tablet will be available intime to target the festive season. This would not be good news for Google, who has just released their Nexus 7 tablet. The last thing you want now is for Apple to competing in this category also. This will be good will be good news for those who wants and iPad but find theRead More