au(KDDI) 3G – iPhone 4S. (Image: Miki Yoshihito, via Flickr / CC)
With two generations of iPhones having the same form factors under their wings, Apple is expected to level up with its sixth-generation smartphone and boast a new build with a possibility of using new materials. A little-known alloy which Apple has been using for the past two years could be just the thing to catch consumers’ attention.
On Wednesday, Korea IT News reported that the iPhone 5 could possibly be …
iPhone 5 Release Date: Get Ready for Apple's iPhone 5
October could be the release date of Apple’s iPhone 5, according to technology analyst Piper Jaffray Co.’s Gene Munster.
In a report this morning, the Washington Post quoted Munster as stating that he is revising his earlier prediction of an August release for the latest version of Apple’s wildly selling iPhone line, following chipmaker Qualcomm’s reported difficulty in meeting supply demands.
Munster had earlier disclosed that …
Apple iPhone 4S. (Image: Brett Jordan, via Flickr / CC)
The iPhone is extending its reach from its major carriers in the United States to attract more customers.
Five regional carriers, namely Alaska Communications, Appalachian Wireless, Cellcom, GCI, and nTelos, have all started to offer the iPhone to local subscribers yesterday.
Customers of the five carriers can actually enjoy one particular advantage among others over those who are subscribed to Verizon, AT&T, or Sprint – they can …
Google stock split earns critical judgment from governance experts. (Image: Robert Scoble, via Flickr / CC)
Stock splits usually get a thumbs-up and a round of applause from investors and governance experts. However, when Google announced an elaborate and tortuous plan to distribute additional shares – which do not have any voting power – to investors, they got the opposite reaction.
Google’s strategy to achieve the same result as that of a stock split is a little complicated. It …
NFC Hub at 1000heads. (Image: whatleydude, via Flickr / CC)
Experts suppose that by the year 2020, cash and credit cards would be one of the many things to go outdated. So also says a new study conducted by the Internet & American Life Project of the Pew Research Center, and Imagining the Internet Center of Elon University.
Mashable reports that according to the study, majority of respondents to the survey believe that, in just a matter of ten years or so, swiping of mobile phones for …
Xolo X900: India Gets First Intel-Powered Smartphone on April 23 / image via Daily Sun
Intel, the world’s largest microchip maker, announced today that the first smartphone to be powered by one of its latest processors will be released in India by April 23.
The BBC report said the XOLO X900 made by an Indian mobile phone manufacturer will be released to the market on Monday, April 23. The Intel-powered XOLO is priced at around $425 or 22,000 rupees.
Made by Indian manufacturer Lava, the …
Latest Apps Come-on from Buzzdoes: We’ll Pay You For Recommending Our Apps
That one needs money to make money, or more of it, is cool conventional business wisdom for Buzzdoes that is turning apps users into apps distributors by paying money and other prizes to users who successfully recommend their pet apps to friends.
Internet observer Mashable this morning said Buzzdoes is using the world’s premier business tool— money—to get into the notice board amid the thousands of mobile …
Microsoft Surprises Business Pundits by Posting Strong Q1 Performance
Microsoft defied gloomy business predictions by posting a strong first quarter performance this year, earning $5.1 billion, 4% higher than the $4.6 billion it earned during the same period last year.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said the company is driving toward exciting new products and developments and at the same time delivering strong financial results.
The software giant’s impressive first quarter showing overturned …
Twitter Averts Becoming Patent Troll With 'Innovator's Patent Agreement'. (Image: Andreas Eldh, via Flickr / CC)
Twitter has proposed a forward-thinking method handling patents that might help slash the expenses, commotion and frequency of patent infringement cases.
As other companies sharpen their attorneys and organize legal battles in countries worldwide, the micro-blogging site suggests a literally friendly way that seems to have some kind of promise.
According to a blog post …
Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong got on the Facebook bandwagon with his own Facebook page, which has so far attracted almost 12,000 “Likes”. Those who wish to “Like” and learn more about PM Loong can visit his page at http://www.facebook.com/leehsienloong
The Prime Minister provided a welcoming address to his supporters and fans, noting that many of his colleagues are now using social media and that this phenomenon has so affected the way we work and live: …