May 21, 2011

Apple Rumors: Next Gen iPhone Orders Placed, iPad 3 in September

Last month, we were the first to report that Apple will start production + shipping of next generation iPhone 5 this summer, while every other news site and blog was reporting that iPhone 5 was delayed. Now many tech websites are reporting that Apple will start production of iPhone 5 soon and will ship it by September. Even the highly unreliable analyst Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray now says that Apple has placed orders for new equipment to iPhone manufacturing equipment supplier, which means Apple is setting up the production lines.
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May 20, 2011

Intel Plans to Add Three New ULV Processors Ideal for MacBook Air Update to Sandy Bridge Lineup

Intel plans to add three new Ultra Low Voltage (ULV) processors including Core i5-2557M, Core i7-2637M and Core i72677M to Sandy Bridge mobile CPU lineup. CPU-World posted on their website:
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New Sensor Technologies will Make Smartphones Smarter

Smartphones already use sensors like gyroscope, accelerometer and magnetometer to gauge orientation, direction and location of the handset. However, STMicroelectronics’ general manager of the MEMS division, Benedetto Vigna says it is just the beginning. In an interview with NY Times, he talked about future of sensors and how they will change the way we use/interact with smartphones.
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Verizon’s CFO Talks About Next Gen iPhone

Verizon’s Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo talked about next generation iPhone at Reuters Global Technology Summit. He said that when the next iPhone model launches, Verizon would be able to offer it at the same time as AT&T because the new iPhone will have multimode chipset that will support both CDMA and GSM networks.
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May 19, 2011

Logitech Launches iPad and Android Tablet Accessories Lineup

Today Logitech unveiled a line of iPad and Android-based tablet accessories. The new lineup includes a wide range of accessories — from keyboards to speakers.
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Sharp Develops World’s First Super Hi-Vision (7,680 x 4,320) 85-inch Direct –View LCD

If you are not happy with 1080p HDTVs and think that even 4K is slightly below par. You will be extremely happy to know that Sharp has partnered up with NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) to develop world’s first 85-inch direct-view LCD that is compatible with Super Hi-Vision (8K), a next generation television broadcast format.
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Apple Cloud Music Service Coming Soon, Deals with Music Labels Almost Finalized

After Amazon and Google went over the head of music labels to launch their cloud music service, the labels are now bending backward to sign a deal with Apple to set an example for rest of the industry. CNET is reporting that Apple is close to announcing cloud music service. Greg Sandoval posted on CNET:
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Some Interesting Display Technologies Highlighted at SID 2011

Mobile devices like smartphones and tablets are catching everyone’s attention and it was amply highlighted at this year’s SID (Society of Information Display). Some of the most interesting display products showcased at SID were aimed at mobile devices. Toshiba’s 4-inch 367ppi (pixel per inch) LCD display took the pixel density crown, but there were other very impressive IPS LCD panels from LG, Quantum Dot film from Nanosys and Pentile technology based displays from Samsung.
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May 18, 2011

Is Toshiba’s New 4-inch 720p, 367ppi LCD Display Coming to iPhone 5?

Till now iPhone 4 has lead the pixel density war with its 327ppi (pixel per inch) Retina display. However, that is going to change now as Toshiba showcased a 367ppi display for smartphones at SID 2011. The new display is not only higher in pixel density, but also better in color reproduction (at NTSC 72%) with higher contrast ratio (1000:1) than the iPhone’s Retina display. And Toshiba claims that they can further improve the display by increasing the color gamut to 92% of NTSC and contrast ratio to 1,500:1.
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iPhone’s Retina Display Wins Display of the Year and iPad Wins Display Application of the Year Awards at SID 2011

The Society for Information Displays (SID) today announced its selections for the 2011 Display of the Year Awards (DYAs). The prestigious annual awards honor the products judged by the international DYA committee to exhibit the greatest degree of technical innovation, commercial significance and likely social impact, among other factors.
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May 17, 2011

NVIDIA Introduces GeForce GTX 560 GPU

NVIDIA today introduced the GeForce GTX 560 GPU, the latest addition to the company’s Fermi architecture-based product family, which brings amazing performance and enhanced features such as NVIDIA PhysX, 3D Vision, SLI and Surround technologies to PC games. The new graphics card will allow full HD 1080p playback with all the advance game play features.
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Review Roundup: Apple iMac (Spring 2011)

Earlier this month, Apple updated their all-in-one iMac lineup with second generation Core i5 and i7 processors, new AMD 6000 series graphics cards, Thunderbolt port and FaceTime HD camera. Below we have added links to 10 best Apple iMac reviews posted online:
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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Now Official, Reviews Posted

Lenovo officially announced the much leaked ultra thin and light ThinkPad X1 laptop. It is just 0.67-inch thick and weighs 3.7 pounds. It also features a scratch-resistant 13.3-inch Superbright Infinity LCD display with Corning Gorilla Glass, and users have a choice of 2nd Generation Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 processors running at up to 2.5GHz.
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May 15, 2011

New Screen Technology that can Bring Smaller iOS Devices with Bigger Screens

Apple’s iPad is an ideal device for reading with its 9.7-inch screen. However for carrying iPad around you need an additional bag because of its size, you can’t just keep it in your pocket. Now imagine if you can just fold the iPad in half after you are done using it. The iPad size will become half and it would fit in most pockets. Also you won’t have to carry an additional bag just of the iPad.
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Leaked iPhone 5 Case Pics Show Redesigned Back Camera Assembly, Edge-to-Edge Screen

International trading website has posted images of case designed for upcoming iPhone 5. The description on the website says “Newest design crystal case for Apple iPhone 5g” from Kulcase. The design mockup shows the much-rumored edge-to-edge screen on the upcoming iPhone, as well as new back camera design.
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