Archive | October 17th, 2012

Apple’s 4th gen iPad already in the works

17. October 2012

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Digitimes reports that Apple has already begun informing its component suppliers to get ready for iPad 4 production by mid 2013. While the design will still incorporate a 9.7-inch display and the same approximate form factor, Apple is said to be tweaking the innards ever so slightly as to make the manufacturing process a tad […]

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Chrisann Brennan, Steve Jobs’ high school sweetheart, to write memoir

17. October 2012

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Steve Jobs was a complicated man. Heralded as a genius and visionary who helped usher in a number of technological and cultural revolutions, Jobs was equally as famous for his wrath which he would often unleash upon unsuspecting employees when they didn’t perform up to Jobs expectations. And while Jobs reportedly toned down his temper […]

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Foxconn says iPhone 5 is most difficult device they’ve ever had to assemble

17. October 2012

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Forget about Mapplegate (could there be a worse name for a ‘controversy’?), Apple continues to sell iPhone 5s just as quickly as Foxconn can produce them. Indeed, if anything, Apple has had trouble meeting pent up demand for its 6th generation iPhone up until recently. Recently, we reported on how stricter quality control measures requested […]

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Phil Schiller says fifth-generation iPod Touch is too thin for ambient light sensor

17. October 2012

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Apple’s newly released iPod Touch is by far the best iPod ever released. Sharing the same 4-inch screen as the iPhone 5, not to mention the long-awaited addition of a competent camera, the 5th generation iPod Touch is a sight to behold. It’s also insanely thin, we’re talking just 6.1mm deep. To that end, there’s […]

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Apple acquires web app firm Particle

17. October 2012

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Josh Lowensohn of CNET reports that Apple last month acquired a San Francisco based creative consulting company called Particle that specializes in HTML 5 and UI design. Particle was founded in early 2008 and has some celebrity financial backing. Pop star-turned-actor Justin Timberlake is an investor and helped fund short social video service┬áRobo.to, which Particle […]

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Purported photos of iPad Mini display with 4:3 aspect ratio emerge

17. October 2012

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Etradesupply today published photos purporting to show the iPad Mini’s LCD screen. If accurate, the screen will measure in at 162mm by 124mm in width. Notably, and running counter to previous leaks, the LCD obtained by Etradesupply suggests that the iPad Mini will not have a 16:9 aspect ratio and will instead share the same […]

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iPhone 5 already surpasses Samsung Galaxy S3 in web traffic

17. October 2012

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Despite only having been out for less than a month, a new report from the research firm Chitika shows that web traffic from the iPhone 5 has already surpassed that from Samsung’s Galaxy S3. So while the pundits and even Apple enthusiasts and iPhone owners may have less than stellar things to say about Apple’s […]

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