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Posted On September 15, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Unboxing of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c; Well, Sort of

Unboxing of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c; Well, Sort of   Here we have our first images of the unboxing of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. Despite not providing us with a glimpse of the actual phones, the photos give us a good idea of what to expect when you open your brown box on September 20. Pre-orders for the iPhone 5c went last on September 13. However, prospective buyers of the iPhone 5s will have to wait until September 20 to order their iPhone on Apple Online StoreRead More
Mobidia Technology, Inc.and Informa, have collaborated to produce an update to their white paper series, “Understanding Today’s Smartphone Users.”  The new research offers new insights into LTE usage in leading LTE markets of the U.S., Canada, Germany, Korea, Japan, and the United Kingdom. The research lasted for 8 months – August 2012 to April 2013 and covered markets that have more than 90 percent of the current LTE subscribers. According to the report: The analysis indicates a positive impact for the more than 100 mobile operators that have deployed LTE. LTE subscribers are shown to be usingRead More
   Samsung Tizen Smartphone According to a new report from (via Ameblo), a reference to the rumored Samsung Tizen Smartphone has shown up in the Company’s official Samsung Download Centre. Based on the information, the Samsung Tizen Smartphone is set to feature Tizen 2.1 system, and divided into GT-I8800/GT-I8805 two version. The GT-I8800 will support WCDMA / GSM network and the GT-I8805 will support LTE 4G network. This info apparently confirms recent reports that the Samsung GT-I8800 will be models for the U.S. market and  runs on Tizen 2.1 system. The Smartphone isRead More

Posted On February 23, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

TheStreet: China Mobile Could Get The iPhone

China Mobile Could Get The iPhone According to The Street, the introduction of the a new Long Term Evolution (LTE) chipset by Qualcomm could lead to China Mobile carrying the iPhone this year. According to the report: [quote] Qualcomm this week announced a new Long Term Evolution (LTE) chipset, the RF360 Front End Solution, which for the first time offers a truly global 4G LTE design for mobile devices. It can run on all seven modes, including LTE-FDD, LTE-TDD, WCDMA, EV-DO, CDMA 1x, TD-SCDMA and GSM/EDGE. That’s important, because China Mobile’s 3GRead More
Google introduces the Chromebook Pixel a with 239 pixels per inch display The rumored Chromebook Pixel has finally been unveiled.  It was reported as a hoax but clearly the Chromebook Pixel is as real as you can get. It comes with a mind-boggling 239 pixels per inch display. According to Google’s blog post: [quote] This Chromebook has the highest pixel density (239 pixels per inch) of any laptop screen on the market today. Packed with 4.3 million pixels, the display offers sharp text, vivid colors and extra-wide viewing angles. With a screenRead More

Posted On February 15, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Google News, Tech Quotes

HTC One (M7) is set to launch on March 22 in U.S

HTC New Flagship Smartphone – HTC One (M7) is set to launch on March 22 in U.S HTCSource  is reporting that HTC One (M7) is set to launch on March 22, in the U.S according to their sources. “Our source has confirmed that the HTC M7 will launch as the HTC One on AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint with 32GB of internal storage, starting at $199.99 with a two year contract,” Nick Gray reports for HTC Source. “Those looking in need of more storage can opt for the 64GB model which will sell forRead More

Posted On February 13, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

WSJ: Broadcom Readying Its First LTE Chip

Ina Fried of AllThingsD, is reporting that Broadcom is set to launch a new their first LTE Chip, which would be smaller than what is currently on the market. Qualcomm is currently dominant LTE Chips maker in the industry. Ina Fried: [quote] After being stuck in 3G land for a while now, Broadcom said it is getting closer to having a modem chip that supports faster LTE networks. The chip, which it is sampling now and is set for volume production next year, is said to be a third smaller than manyRead More
Strategy Analytics, via TechCrunch, is reporting that Apple is the No.1 mobile phone maker in the US in Q4 2012. The Cupertino-based company  shipped approximately 17.7 million units in the quarter. Whilst Samung shipped an estimate 16.6 million units in the same quarter. These shipment numbers give Apple a record 34 per cent marketshare and Samsung 32.3 per cent share market share in the U.S. According to the TechCrunch report: [quote] Strategy Analytics said generous carrier subsidies and extensive marketing of the new iPhone 5 model helped Apple to claim the U.S.Read More

Posted On January 29, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Purported Photos of The iPad 5 Backplate Posted By 9to5mac

Photos of the iPad 5 Rumors of Apple products set to launch in 2013 is coming thick and fast. Yesterday, iLounge posted mocked up photos of the ‘budget iPhone’. A few hours later, 9to5mac is posting purported photos of  the iPad 5 backplate. According to the post, the new iPad will have a similar design as seen in the iPad mini, featuring a “the black & slate/white & silver design language, thinner casing, chamfered edges, and a smaller overall footprint.” According to the post: [quote] Today, we received an unverified image fromRead More

Posted On January 28, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Apple’s iOS 6.1 Is Now Available To Download

Apple has just release iOS 6.1 for iPhone 3GS and later, iPod touch (4th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later. The Cupertino-based company has also released Apple  TV 5.2 alongside iOS 6.1. The new features in iOS 6.1 include: Apple’s  Maps API updates LTE support for more carriers Purchase movie tickets through Fandango with Siri (USA only) Redesigned music control buttons iTunes Match subscribers can now download individual songs from iCloud New features in Apple TV 5.2: Bluetooth keyboard support Up Next menu Enhanced iTunes in the Cloud service. AbilityRead More
Goldman Sachs analysts are predicting that due to the competitive nature of the smartphone market, Apple will eventually be forced to introduce a low-cost version of the iPhone, according to a report from If Apple produces a low-cost iPhone, it will cost consumers $249 and comes with 8GB memory on board, the analysts explained. Goldman Sachs is refuting claims from other analysts that Apple will sell a low-cost iPhone for $99. The $249 price tag will enable Apple to further expand their market whilst allowing the company to maintain a fairlyRead More
Xperia Z Group Black
Sony has introduced their latest and greatest smartphone offering at CES 2013. The Japanese electronic giant mobile division-  Sony Mobile Communications (“Sony Mobile”) unveils new flagship Android smartphone, Xperia Z. The Xperia Z features a 5” Full HD 1080p Reality Display with other innovate features such as the world’s first image sensor with HDR video for smartphones and waterproof design. “With Xperia Z, we are bringing over half a century of innovation in TV, imaging, music, film and gaming to create a superphone experience that truly stands out,” said Kuni Suzuki, President and CEO, at SonyRead More