Posted by dnovak on March 6, 2013 ·
Google released a new version of Google Maps for iOS 6. It adds turn-by-turn directions, along with all the other great features such as mass transit information. And today the company issued an update to the app, which only adds to its functionality.
The first features is the integration of Google Contacts. If you’re signed into Google and you search for a friend’s name, the Google Map [...]
Posted by dnovak on October 2, 2012 ·
Those of you who pride yourselves on being up to date with everything in the world of technology will no doubt have been eagerly awaiting the release of Apple’s newest addition to their stable: The iPhone 5. From a purely technical standpoint, there are dozens of tweaks and upgrades that make it faster and more efficient compared to the last iteration. And with its larger screen size, [...]
Posted by dnovak on September 26, 2012 ·
The latest hot feature being seen for the next-gen smartphone is fingerprint security. With the increasing amounts of personal and financial information being kept on mobile devices, strict access gained through fingerprint security is becoming the new norm.
Currently, there is only one smart phone – the 2011 Motorola Atrix – that uses fingerprint security as a means of unlocking [...]
Posted by dnovak on September 24, 2012 ·
iPhone 5 owners who learned that the iPhone 5′s Lightning adapter doesn’t output video signals can now rejoice. Apple will sell Lightning to HDMI and VGA cables in the coming months, according to reports.
Based on the iPhone 4S’s current 30-pin to HDMI adapter price, Apple might sell the new adapters for about $39. At launch, it would appear the only way to output video from [...]
Posted by dnovak on September 21, 2012 ·
Shopping for the holidays already? No need to explain why tech gadgets will again be the hot topic for Christmas shopping. These days, tech innovation is not merely hardware. It provides gateways into a whole new social, economical and entertainment world. It’s a great time to be a technology enthusiast, and over the course of the next 3-months, an even better time to be a technology [...]
Posted by dnovak on September 12, 2012 ·
Apple announced that the iPhone 5 will become available starting Friday, September 21st, and preorder availability begins on September 14th. The handset will start at $199 with 16GB of memory, and it will be available in both black and white. The 32GB version of the iPhone 5 will retail for $299, and the 64GB model will cost $399. Pricing aligns with Apple’s previous-generation iPhone [...]
Posted by dnovak on September 12, 2012 ·
Apple finally announced the company’s new iPhone, the iPhone 5. Apple VP of Marketing Phil Schiller introduced the device and said that it again sets the bar for a smartphone. It’s 18% thinner than the iPhone 4/4S at 7.6mm thin, and Apple is claiming it is the world’s thinnest smartphone. It is also 20% lighter than the previous model, and is made out of all aluminum and glass. Since [...]
Posted by dnovak on September 12, 2012 ·
If you have Internet service (check out http://www.hughesnetinternet.net to find out about service in your area), you can take advantage of technology like never before.
These days, tech innovation isn’t just about hardware. The gadgets of the digital age are conduits through which you can access the world. With today’s digital devices you can interact with friends, family and [...]
Posted by dnovak on September 11, 2012 ·
We’re a day away from seeing Apple unveil the iPhone 5, and we’ve seen the iPhone 5 on video and in photos multiple times. Now, new high-quality images have been published by cell phone repair shop iResQ highlighting just how remarkably thin the next-generation iPhone will be compared to the current iPhone 4S. Earlier reports stated that the iPhone 5 will measure 7.6 millimeters [...]
Posted by dnovak on September 4, 2012 ·
Nowhereelse.fr, a french blog, has outted a slew of pictures of the upcoming iPhone 5….assembled!. As expected, the new iPhone is longer than older models with a four-inch display. Some sideways pictures also show that the new iPhone is slightly slimmer than the iPhone 4S and significantly slimmer than the older 3GS model.
Check out more pictures below…
Posted by dnovak on August 28, 2012 ·
LG recently announced that it has started production to produce screens for the iPhone 5, and it looks as though the new screens will be longer and thinner than previous iPhone models. Sources indicate that the new LG-produced iPhone screens will measure four inches corner-to-corner, or one half-inch longer than current iPhone screens. They are also thinner and include new technology [...]
Posted by dnovak on August 21, 2012 ·
We’re less than a month away from Apple’s iPhone 5 unveiling, and analysts and investors are pumped. Shares of Apple stock hit an all-time high on Friday thanks to iPhone 5, Apple HDTV and iPad Mini news and rumors.
FBR Capital analyst Craig Berger says, “The iPhone 5 has the potential to generate the most promising device upgrade cycle in Apple’s history. We calculate [...]
Posted by dnovak on August 21, 2012 ·
Apple’s iPhone 5 may not be here yet, but that isn’t stopping companies from getting a jump-start on the accessory business. New iPhone 5 accessories have been spotted at some online retailers like Spigen.com and Amazon. The iPhone 5 is scheduled to be announced next month. So far plastic screen protectors are the only iPhone items Spigen.com is officially selling, but [...]
Posted by dnovak on August 20, 2012 ·
Apple’s new iPhone 5 is just weeks away unveiling, and while we wait to see how the handset will shape up in its final assembled form, bits and pieces continue to leak. We’ve seen the housing, we’ve seen the internals, we’ve seen the screen, and now UBREAKIFIX.com has leaked images of what it claims to be the next iPhone’s final front assembly.
Apple’s next iPhone is expected [...]
Posted by dnovak on August 18, 2012 ·
Yesterday, Apple stock hit a record high as analyst anticipateseveral upcoming Apple products. Apple shares climbed as high as $648.19 on Friday and closed up 1.85% at $648.11, pushing Apple’s market capitalization back above $600 billion.
Anticipation of the next-generation iPhone, which is expected by nearly every Apple analyst to be the company’s biggest launch ever, along with speculation [...]
Posted by dnovak on August 13, 2012 ·
Apple will start taking preorders for the iPhone 5 on the same day it unveils the new phone, according to a new report. The Cupertino, California-based company plans to take preorders on September 12th, and Apple’s sixth iPhone will then launch the following week on September 21st. Second round launches in numerous international markets will commence the first week of October, according [...]
Posted by dnovak on August 9, 2012 ·
We all know that the iPhone 5 is on its way in a couple of months. Now, rumors suggest that the latest addition of the iPhone will be accompanied by the unveiling of the iPad Mini as well.
Recent rumors suggest that an iPad Mini screen is already in production, leading some people to believe that this follows the speculation of a fall release.
Check out the video courtesy of CNET…
Posted by dnovak on April 30, 2012 ·
Verizon has recently given us a good glimpse of the smartphone landscape for late summer and early fall this year, staring the Samsung Galaxy S3. The lineup will include more than one Verizon flagship smartphone, and all of the details push Verizon way ahead of the pack in terms of offerings.
Beginning with the Samsung Galaxy S3, we know that it will definitely be offered by Big Red, [...]
Posted by dnovak on April 24, 2012 ·
Rumors surrounding Apple’s next-generation iPhone handsets are flooding in as we approach the infamous October month, the period when Apple is assumed to announce a new product or two. The launch of an entry-level “iPhone nano” is one Apple product that has been most dominant in the media, and sources are reporting that the new low-cost iPhone is in the works this year.
Posted by dnovak on March 23, 2012 ·
iPhone 5 has been rumored to include 4G LTE for a long time. Now, according to code strings in iOS 5.1, the next iPhone will indeed feature 4G LTE connectivity.
“Enabling 4G will end your phone call. Are you sure you want to enable 4G,” the new iOS 5.1 code said. The references to a phone call make it clear that this the string referes to the iPhone, and not the iPad. The [...]
Posted by David on September 23, 2011 ·
There is light at the end of the rumor tunnel as Apple prepares for the iPhone 5 release
In the latest gadget news, it looks like Apple will be holding a media event October 4th, supposedly announcing their latest new gadgets, namely the iPhone 5. And the one running the show will not be Mr. Jobs. Instead, Tim Cook, the new CEO of Apple, will be taking the podium helm.
Also in [...]
Posted by David on September 16, 2011 ·
Latest Gadget News: iPhone 5 will experience major shortages, and re-tooled iPhone 4 is announced to appease the masses
Apple is planning to announce two new iPhone models within the next few weeks. The first is a cheaper iPhone 4 with some design enhancements. And of course, the other model is the much anticipated iPhone 5.
In the latest gadget news, however, the iPhone 5 may be [...]
Posted by David on September 6, 2011 ·
The iPhone 4 is an indicator of the advancement progression we can see in the iPhone 5
When it comes to smartphones, there are few companies who are surrounded by the same success and hype as Apple. The iPhone 4, is no exception. Apple’s latest incarnation of the hugely popular iPhone was released in Summer 2010, and has outsold any smartphone to date.
“The iPhone 4′s [...]
Posted by David on April 19, 2011 ·
The Vietnamese blog, tinhte.vn, has published a video of what it is claiming might be the iPhone 5 — though it is more likely to be a white iPhone 4 with a storage bump — running a test version of iOS, test build 8A216 of iOS 4, that includes a new multitasking UI and a revamped Spotlight search function. The videos show a new application switcher in action, complete with a handful of crashing [...]
Posted by David on April 4, 2011 ·
Sony’s CEO Sir Howard Stringer let slip some juicy info regarding Apple’s next-generation iPhone 5 during a recent New York speaking event. Apple has been rumored to be looking for a new camera module supplier for some time, and now it looks as though Sony may be the forerunner for the job. Stringer mentioned that Sony’s image sensor facility in Sendai was impacted by the recent catastrophe [...]
Posted by David on March 22, 2011 ·
China Times is suggesting that Apple’s iPhone 5 has entered trial production and is scheduled for a third-quarter launch. Apple released the iPhone 4 late in the second quarter of 2010, however some speculate Apple may push its iPhone 5 launch back to July or even later in an effort to place more space between its release and the launch of Verizon Wireless’ iPhone 4, which became available this [...]
Posted by David on March 18, 2011 ·
More rumors concerning the upcoming iPhone 5 have surfaced, coming form solid sources at Foxconn, the Chinese manufacturer responsible for building the iPhone, that say that production is getting under way. Considering the next iPhone is expected to launch in June, the reports focus on two main design changes of the iPhone 5, as compared to the iPhone 4: a larger display and a metal case back. Other [...]
Posted by David on March 14, 2011 ·
A UK paper is suggesting that Apple will not include Near Field Communications (NFC) technology in its next generation iPhone5. The publications says that Apple informed mobile carriers of its decision to forgo NFC over several meetings, citing several large UK mobile phone carrier sources. Analysts suspect that Apple may be working on its own NFC-like payment system, one that routes payment through [...]
Posted by David on March 7, 2011 ·
A Taiwanese newspaper is reporting that Apple, Inc. is toying around with a new design for the iPhone 5, ditching the current design of the more square-mold look of the iPhone 4. Specifically, a milled aluminum backing with the antenna integrated into the rear Apple logo is being considered for the iPhone 5. The rumor even comes with the above mockup, courtesy of macotakara.jp.
You can bet that [...]
Posted by David on February 15, 2011 ·
DigiTimes is reporting a rumor that a larger iPhone 5 model is in the works, a 4-inch display model to be specific. The report cites component suppliers with their story, and we also know that earlier the Wall Street Journal reported that Apple is working on designs that will allow the iPhone’s screen to reach further toward the edges of the device. So an iPhone 5 with a 15% larger screen is [...]