April 23, 2009

WWDC will Bring MacBook Updates and New Notebook with OLED Display

9to5mac has posted information provided by their source about upcoming minor MacBook updates that Apple will announce at WWDC. The update will bring minor speed bumps and possible built-in 3G-network support to the MacBook lineup. The source also said that we would see updated Pro Apps like Final Cut Pro, Aperture, Logic and Shake. Read More

April 22, 2009

Apple Reports $8.16 Billion in Revenue and $1.21 Billion in Profit

Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2009 second quarter ended March 28, 2009. The Company posted revenue of $8.16 billion and a net quarterly profit of $1.21 billion, or $1.33 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $7.51 billion and net quarterly profit of $1.05 billion, or $1.16 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Read More

Apple iTunes vs. Amazon MP3 Store - Where can you get your songs for less?

iTunes and Amazon MP3 are the two biggest online music retailers in the market today and both the stores introduced variable pricing structure for individual songs about two weeks ago. After introduction of variable pricing I noticed that same songs were priced differently on the services. For example, “Boom Boom Pow” by Black Eyed Peas is priced $1.29 on iTunes but it is just $0.99 on Amazon. Similarly, “You Found Me” by The Fray is priced $0.99 on iTunes but it is $1.29 on Amazon. which one of the two music retailers is costlier on average. Read More

April 21, 2009

Sharp Announces Mebius PC-NJ70A Netbook with Touchscreen Trackpad

Today morning, we said that rise of notebook market will come to a halt, if innovative products are not released. Well Sharp has announced their upcoming netbook Mebius PC-NJ70A that features a touchscreen in place of regular trackpad. The 4-inch touchscreen has 854 x 480 resolution, and can function both as a regular trackpad and as a secondary sub-display. Read More and Watch Video

More Voice Control Features Discovered in iPhone OS 3.0

Sources have revealed to Ars Technica evidence of various new voice control features that will be coming in iPhone 3.0. The codename for the new voice technology is “Jibbler” and the application is actually extension of SpringBoard (iPhone Finder) application, which can result in deeper voice control features throughout iPhone OS 3.0. Read More

April 20, 2009

LG Officially Announces Viewty Smart (LG-GC900) 8-Megapixel Camera Phone

LG today launched the new LG Viewty Smart that follows the heritage of the first LG Viewty camera phone. The Viewty Smart has higher megapixel (8-mega) camera sensor, sensitivity up to ISO 1600, LED flash and multi-face detection. The camera features new Intelligent Shot Mode that automatically select one of the seven pre-programmed scenarios based on subject, background and lighting condition to take perfect picture every time. Read More

Commercial Times: Foxconn to Manufacture Netbook for Apple

Chinese language newspaper Commercial Times is reporting that Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is in running to land orders for a netbook from Apple. According to sources from the component supply chain, Apple’s netbook will become Foxconn’s major notebook shipment growth contributor in the second quarter. Read More