Research firm IHS: Apple Manages to Increase Their Profit Margin On New iPad Air  Research firm IHS (via AllThingsD) is reporting that Apple has somehow managed to increase the profit margin on their new iPad Air tablet PC. According to the report, Apple’s iPad Air costs between $274 and $361 to build, based on the model. Apple currently retails $499 for the base 16-gigabyte Wi-Fi only model up to $929 for a 128GB model with Wi-Fi plus cellular data service. Key findings from the tear down according to Andrew Rassweiler,Read More
According to a report from Chinese tech blog CTECHN, OPPO in Beijing officially released a new N-Lens series and its first product OPPO N1. The new smartphone sports a 206-degree rotating camera, the world first rotating camera on an Android smartphone. Here are some of the key stand out features of the Android powered device.The OPPO N1 comes with a sleek hardware design. A new rotating camera at the top of the device. The he top of the camera has a dual LED  the main camera lens for the 13 million-pixelRead More
First Photo of the iPhone 5S Suggests it has Passed 3C Certification; China Launch Imminent The folks from C Technology have done it again. They have posted the first ever photo of the next – generation iPhone, widely refer to as the iPhone 5S, fully assembled. The image shows the iPhone wrapped in some kind of  plastic case, but the rumored dual-LED flash depict in the photo suggest that this might be the next-generation iPhone 5S. Must Read New Photo of Pink iPhone 5C in Complete Packaging Leaked High-Res Images of iPhoneRead More

Posted On August 30, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Another HD Video Comparison of the iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5

Another HD Video Comparison of the iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5 Another HD video of the Champagne color iPhone 5S has made its way on the web via TDL. The video among other things, confirms that the color of the iPhone 5S shown is Champagne and not Gold as is widely reported. The video illustrates the difference in the positioning of screw slots in the back housing of the two phones. Additionally, there is the change in the shape of the flash opening to pill-shaped instead of the circle inRead More

Posted On July 10, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

iOS 8 and iPhone mini Concept

If you are not a big fan of iOS 7, perhaps this iOS 8 concept is the thing for you. Designer Vilim Plužarić has created stunning iOS 8 and iPhone mini concepts. As you can see from the photos, Vilim concepts combines vibrant colors with minimalist design. Key features include: iPhone mini with customizable with LED lights on the back and the Apple logo serves as a camera flash as well iOS 8 adopts a minimalistic and colorful approachRead More
According to a new report by 9to5 Mac, Apple will be introducing a new camera feature in iPhone 5S currently code name “Mogul” mode.  This will allow the iPhone to record video at a rate of 120 frames-per-second (FPS). “Besides a dual-LED flash setup and perhaps a 13MP Sony-designed sensor, we have discovered that Apple is designing a new iPhone camera feature called “Mogul” mode,” Mark Gurman reports for 9to5mac. “A mogul is defined as “a powerful person in a media industry,” making the word a perfect codename (or even a marketing name) forRead More

Posted On June 24, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

New Leaked Images of an iPhone 5S Prototype

Macrumors has published new purported photos of the body and components of an iPhone 5S prototype. The set of photos includes: a detailed comparison of the internal components of the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5S, Chip from prototype iPhone 5S, text on the rear of prototype iPhone 5S , New A 7 series chip from prototype iPhone 5S, Rear camera, microphone, and dual-LED flash on prototype iPhone 5S.  Read More
Ok here we go again. Check out the new photos of purported cases for the next-generation iPad  (iPad 5). These images were published by a user in Tinhte.vn, a Vietnamese tech forum. The latest photos show that the next-generation 9.7-inch next-generation iPad will have a similar design to the iPad mini. The covers suggest that the  iPad 5 will support 2 microphones with one located much lower on the case. In addition, there is a purported photo of the iPad 5 front display, published by  the Chinese Apple.pro blog, according toRead More
  Credit: Apple Apple’s Macintoch PCs currently does have  multi-touch input via the display as seen on iOS devices and probably never will. This is mainly due to Steve Jobs’s notion that such a technology will provide a bad user experience. However, TouchIT Technologies Inc. has unveiled a new technology that is about to change that. The company  has announced the launch of a new range of 4 point multi-touch LEDs designed for Apple Macintosh users in both the education and corporate market. According to the press release, “the new range of LEDsRead More
  Apple Digitimes is reporting that trial production of Apple’s fifth-generation iPad (9.7-inch) will begin soon and full production will begin in July. This will enable monthly shipments to reach up to 2-3 million units in September, the report states. This information came courtesy of sources within Taiwan’s supply chain. According to the report, the display of the new iPad will maintain its 2,048 x 1,536 resolution as seen in the 4th-generation model. Other key information from the report include: The new display is built on a glass substrate of 0.2mm, thinnerRead More

Posted On October 1, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Featured, Tech News

HP Unveils The HP ElitePad 900

  HP is back in the tablet business. After the huge failure of the HP TouchPad the company is looking to enticing business users with their new offering. HP has introduced the HP ElitePad 900 today and it comes with “enterprise-grade features, functionality and support.” HP is clearly deviating from the consumer market, where Apple’s iPad is the dominant player. In the press release, the company stated: Designed for business and government, it features HP ElitePad Smart Jackets, which add connectivity options and an additional ultra-slim battery for longer runtime, along with specific add-onsRead More

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