CNET (via The Information) is reporting that Apple’s iWatch project is facing a few setbacks but nothing significant to delay a launch, widely expected to be in 2014. According to the report, Apple is yet to decide on what kind of screen technology to use due to battery issues.  Apple has also “halted advanced prototyping of some unknown pieces with one manufacturer late last year,” the report said. “There’s been talk of a purported iWatch for about a year now, yet no conclusive signs of any device have appeared,” Dara Kerr reports for CNET. “In OctoberRead More
The Apple vs Samsung re-trial is in full swing with Apple’s attorney demanding an additional $380 million in damages from Samsung. This is in addition to the $600 million Samsung already has to pay after being found guilty of infringing the Cuperitio-based company patents last year. On the other hand, Samsung’s legal team believes the company only owes $52 million, despite admitting for the first time that they did infringe some of Apple’s patents. According to a report from CNET, Apple’s head of marketing, Phil Schiller, told the court last that Apple riskedRead More

Posted On September 28, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

30 Must-See Slow Motion Videos Taken With iPhone 5s

[quote cite=”CNET” url=””] The iPhone 5S has been out for more than a week, and the collection of slow motion videos has ballooned in size. Earlier this week we posted 15 of our early favorites people had shot in their initial weekend with the device. Now we’ve put together another 15 that show off what people are doing when slowing down videos to a fourth of their speed. Read on to get up to speed with the weird world of slow-mo.[/quote] Can’t wait to get my iPhone 5s to testRead More

Posted On March 15, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech News

Samsung Galaxy S4 First Impressions Roundup

Samsung has unleashed their latest flagship smartphone to the world yesterday. Here is a roundup of what the tech world has to say about the Samsung Galaxy S4. Engadget [quote] Overwhelmed yet? You should be. The Galaxy S 4 is a testament to Samsung’s ethos: an unabashed focus on features over design, and an immense desire to fork Android as best it can. Still, as much as its add-ons differentiate this handset from last year’s, we can’t shake the feeling that the GS 4 falls flat next to the competition. InRead More
In shifting resources from PCs to Tablets the tablet market, HP is embracing Post-PC Era. This also confirms what Apple’s Tim Cook has been saying. The tablet market will be bigger than the PC market. HP Embracing the Post-PC Era by Shifting Resources from PCs to Tablets In an interview at Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, HP CEO Meg Whitman said her company is shifting resources from PCs to tablets. According to a CNET report, Meg Whitman said, “the market moved very fast to tablets and smartphones, and we’ve got to now manage thatRead More
Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt is selling Nearly 42 Percent of his Shares in the Company According to a report from Reuters, Google’s current Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt is about to sell nearly y 42 percent of his shares in the company, giving him potentially US$2.51 billion in cash. Reuters: [quote] Schmidt, 57, will sell 3.2 million shares of Class A common stock through a stock trading plan, Google said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday. The plan, which Google said would give Schmidt “individual asset diversification and liquidity,”Read More

Posted On November 14, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Google News, Tech Quotes

Samsung: We Don’t Want To Settle With Apple

“Samsung’s insistence that it has no plans to negotiate a settlement with Apple may simply be a head fake in a long-running legal game between the two companies.” John Lowensohn writes for CNET, “It’s foolish to rule out the possibility of peace between the two given how far the fight’s gone and how much is still left to sort out legally,say intellectual property and legal experts.” “The myriad lawsuits involving iPhones, iPads, and Galaxy Smartphones and tablets is ultimately a proxy for an increasingly bitter rivalry between Apple and Google’s Android operating system, which has taken aRead More