Friday, 10 Aug 2012
Apple is reportedly introducing a new "WiFi plus Cellular" option in the eagerly-anticipated iOS 6. This new feature will intelligently switch between WiFi and cellular data for optimal performance.
Flexible AMOLED displays are on the cards from Samsung, according to a DDaily news report. However, initial offerings from the South Korean manufacturer will be augmented with a layer of protective glass-top for a start.
Leaked internal slides revealed an upcoming Sony tablet that is slimmer, lighter and more powerful than the Tablet S. As depicted in recent leaked photos, the device will feature the unique "wedge" design of the Sony Tablet S, albeit in a thinner body.
China Labor Watch, the group who investigated Foxconn's purportedly harsh working conditions recently, is now after another Chinese facility, HEG Electronics, for flouting China's labor laws with their employment of child labor and student labor exploitation. Samsung will look into the matter with immediate effect.
Following an earlier leaked WP8 line-up, WPDang has added allegations that HTC will be launching new Windows Phone 8 devices in the third week of September.
Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012
ARM has announced its new series of Mali-T600 mobile GPUs that are touted to deliver "console-like" graphics to devices likes tablets, smartphones and SmartTVs.
According to a report by a Chinese language newspaper, the upcoming next-gen iPhone is said to be only 7.6mm thick, 18 percent thinner than the iPhone 4S.
Acer's CEO JT Wang has criticized Microsoft's intentions to compete in the tablet space their own Surface tablet, insisting that such a move would harm the Microsoft's relations with its manufacturing partners.
Wired report, Mar Honan, recently had all of his data on his iPhone, iPad and MacBook erased after having his Apple iCloud account hacked. The incident has also revealed security loopholes in Apple's and Amazon's customer service systems, but both companies have been quick to address the issues.
The Verge has managed to get their hands on a couple of images showing exactly how the Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro retail boxes look like. Yes, even the boxes are not spared the 'Windows 8 Style UI' treatment.