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Monday, 12 May 2014

Nokia PureView Engineer Joins Apple

Nokia PureView Engineer Joins Apple

The camera on the iPhone 5S is no slouch, but it seems Apple is set on making further improvements with its recent hire, Ari Partinen, who was part of the team that worked on the acclaimed Nokia PureView line of smartphones.

Samsung SM-G906S Pops Up in Hong Kong, Comes with 2K Display and Android 4.4.3

Samsung SM-G906S Pops Up in Hong Kong, Comes with 2K Display and Android 4.4.3

A pricing database in Hong Kong reveals a Samsung smartphone with a 5.1-inch QHD (2,560 x 1,440 pixels) display, Android 4.4.3 KitKat, 3GB RAM and Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 quad-core processor. Could this device be the alleged Galaxy S5 Prime?

Friday, 9 May 2014

Apple Reportedly Nearing US$3.2 Billion Acquisition of Beats Electronics

Apple Reportedly Nearing US$3.2 Billion Acquisition of Beats Electronics

Apple is rumored to be in talks with Beats Electronics co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre to buy the audio accessories company for US$3.2 billion.

Photos and Specs of LG G3 Leaked, Reveals Very Thin Bezels and Cleaner UI

Photos and Specs of LG G3 Leaked, Reveals Very Thin Bezels and Cleaner UI

Based on leaks and spy shots, LG's upcoming G3 is shaping up to be one of the most powerful Android flagship smartphones this year. Aside from the super slim bezels and cleaner interface, the G3 is reported to come with a host of new imaging features such as a laser beam for better night shots.

Thursday, 8 May 2014

Samsung Replaces Head of Mobile Design, Poor Response of Galaxy S5 to Be Blamed?

Samsung Replaces Head of Mobile Design, Poor Response of Galaxy S5 to Be Blamed?

Reuters reported that Samsung Electronics has replaced the head of its mobile design team. Chang Dong-hoon is said to have offered his resignation last week. He will be replaced by Lee Min-hyouk, who is the Vice President for mobile design.

PlayStation 4 Expected to Outsell Xbox One with 51 Million Units Sold by 2016

PlayStation 4 Expected to Outsell Xbox One with 51 Million Units Sold by 2016

Research firm IDC believes that the Sony PlayStation 4 will outsell the Xbox One with 51 million units sold globally by 2016.

Now Available: Smart Glasses from Epson

Now Available: Smart Glasses from Epson

You may associate Epson with printers, projectors and scanners perhaps, but augmented reality glasses a la Google Glass? Read on to find out more.

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Samsung Will Appeal Against US$120 Million Patent Verdict

Samsung Will Appeal Against US$120 Million Patent Verdict

Samsung has confirmed that it intents to appeal against the US$120 million verdict, claiming that the decision was "unsupported by evidence".

Samsung to Unveil Galaxy S5 Prime in June?

Samsung to Unveil Galaxy S5 Prime in June?

The Korea Herald claims in a report that Samsung is planning to unveil the Galaxy S5 Prime with a QHD display in June.

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

Jury Orders Samsung to Pay Apple US$119.6 Million in Infringement Case (Updated)

Jury Orders Samsung to Pay Apple US$119.6 Million in Infringement Case (Updated)

A federal court has ruled that Samsung did infringe on several Apple patents and has ordered the Korean tech giants to pay Apple US$119.6 million in damages.

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