December 20, 2008

Rumor: Details of Google Android Based T-Mobile G2 Leaked

BGR has revealed a tip about next Android based T-Mobile G2 handset, which will be manufactured by HTC. The handset will have full touchscreen (without QWERTY keyboard), trackball for navigation, 5-megapixel camera, VGA front camera, 3G, GSM, WiFi, Bluetooth and memory card slot. On the software side it will include media player, full web browser, email, MMS, video messaging, voice dialing and myFaves capability. Read More

What are Apple’s Future Mobile Plans?

In April Apple bought P.A. Semi a chipmaker known for designing power efficient chips. And yesterday, Imagination Technologies announced that Apple has subscribed to 8 million new shares of IMG, giving Apple 3 percent stake in the company. Imagination is the company behind PowerVR mobile graphics technology used in the iPhone. Imagination has also revealed that Apple has signed a multi-year, multi-use licensing agreement with the company for its next generation PowerVR SGX/VXD graphics technology and video IP cores. Now the big question is why Apple is investing in various cellphone component makers. Read More

December 19, 2008

Toshiba Reveals 512GB 2.5-inch Solid State Drives

Toshiba announced on Wednesday that they would ship the first ever 512GB 2.5-inch solid state flash drive in first half of 2009. Toshiba was able to achieve higher storage by using their new 43nm manufacturing process based MLC NAND flash chips. The 43nm process brings higher capacity along with faster read / write speeds. Read More

December 18, 2008

NVIDIA Demos 9400M Based Ion Platform for Netbooks

Intel Atom based netbooks are known for their portability and power efficiency, but these netbooks are not known for their graphics capabilities. Most of the netbooks won’t even play a 720p video properly let alone a 3D game. Well, NVIDIA has jumped in to improve the graphics performance of these netbooks. The company has revealed their new Ion platform that combines GeForce 9400M graphics with Intel Atom processor on a Pico-ITX mainboard. Read More

December 16, 2008

Apple – Its Time to Spruce up The Camera on Next Gen iPhone

In past few months, we have seen that iPhone has become the most popular camera phone on Flickr and according to the latest statistics from the website, it is among the top five most popular cameras in the Flickr community. The two main reasons why iPhone is so popular on Flickr are its easy of use and always connected 3G network, even though it has a low-end (2 megapixel – really?) camera. Read More

Apple Announces Its Last Year at Macworld

Apple today announced that this year is the last year the company will exhibit at Macworld Expo. Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing, will deliver the opening keynote for this year’s Macworld Conference & Expo, and it will be Apple’s last keynote at the show. The keynote address will be held at Moscone West on Tuesday, January 6, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. Macworld will be held at San Francisco’s Moscone Center January 5-9, 2009. Read More

Analyst: Apple will Unveil Netbooks at Macworld Expo in January

Analyst Ezra Gottheil of Technology Business Research Inc., is saying that Apple will introduce two netbooks at Macworld Expo next month. Ezra adds that he has no inside information, but he is speculating based on evidence of gloomy economy, climbing sales of netbooks and comments from Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs. Ezra believes that Apple will apply the closed system approach it adopted for the iPhone to the netbooks also. Read More

Rumor: Apple to Announce New Mac mini at Macworld 2009

Wired is reporting that an Apple corporate employee contacted them with information about Apple’s plan to upgrade its Mac mini desktop lineup. The source didn’t disclose any details about the upcoming Mac mini specifications, but said that Mac mini update is coming at Macworld Expo in January. Read More

December 15, 2008

Apple Selling Unlocked iPhone 3G in Taiwan and Posts List of Carriers with Authorized Unlocked iPhone

Taiwanese mobile carrier Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and Apple are selling iPhone 3G’s without any restrictions of using SIM cards from CHT only, leaving owners the option to switch service providers or use SIM cards from local providers while traveling. Initially, representatives from CHT said that iPhone will only work on their network, but customers are discovering that SIM cards from other providers are also working on the iPhone. Read More

Rumors: Apple to Introduce iPhone Nano at Macworld 2009

Macworld is coming close and the rumor mill has started churning. iDealsChina claims that Apple will announce an “iPhone nano” at MacWorld 2009 and has published information and rendering of the device. According to the website, the iPhone nano will have the same height as the just released iPod nano but it will be wider and thicker, with the same iPhone 3G contours. Apple will definitely release a new smaller iPhone that won’t be a smartphone, but it will be a smart-enough phone. Read More

December 14, 2008

Sony Plans to Announce iPod touch Competitor at CES 2009

iPod touch has ruled the touchscreen MP3 player market with only iRiver offering some competition. But like the big brother iPhone in the smartphone market, iPod touch has not yet faced any real competition. Sony wants to change that and according to SonyInsider, Sony will be unveiling a brand new full touchscreen Walkman portable media player at CES 2009 next month. Read More