Posts tagged Rumors
Samsung may be keeping the Galaxy S III on the hush hush, but that hasn’t stopped the press images from leaking all over the web. While it is entirely debatable that the majority of these leaks are indeed fakes, the latest one has caught our attention, with the signs suggesting that this particular leak may be the real deal after all.
The recent image spotted courtesy of a Reddit user who uploaded it recently. The image itself shows what appears to be Samsung’s new flagship Android smartphone, with the suggestion that it will be announced during a Samsung Unpacked event in London, England More >
Rumor mill has it that Microsoft is in talks with record labels on creating a new music service that caters to Xbox and Windows Phone 7. The software giant is planning on creating a delivery service that would supply music service to Xbox as well as the upcoming Windows based phones, according to an exclusive report on CNet.
Considering that the company already possesses music licenses, there’s no mention as to how this service will differ from Microsoft’s Zune Music Pass, which is the music service currently available to Xbox subscribers. It’s still unclear whether Microsoft must acquire More >
A recent report from Digitimes claims that the Android’s new OS dubbed “Jelly Bean” is scheduled to launch at some pint in the second quarter.The publication feels confident enough to quote a number of Taiwanese suppliers claiming that we will see a range of tablet devices and notebooks which are capable of running dual operating systems.
The publication also claims that vendors will be able to add Android 5.0 to a Windows 8-based tablet or notebook, allowing users to switch between the operating systems without a reboot.
Google could be looking at Android 5.0 Jelly Bean as a way to More >
A recent investigation into Google‘s public records has hinted that the company is planning large expansions that would accommodate the multitude of secret projects that are in the works. Apple, Microsoft, and others that design their own hardware already have their own similar facilities.
According to Mercury News Google was spending over $ 120 million in construction around its Mountain View headquarters for both public and private work, secret projects like Android @home wireless audio device and Google’s well-known but still secretive Project X labs.
The highlighted 120,000 square More >
A recent post from Digitimes suggests that Windows Phone 7 Tango update would go live in March or April, based on Microsoft’s roadmap for Windows Phone outlined in a rumor.
The largest update, Apollo or possibly Windows Phone 8, was slated for its expected late 2012 release. However, a “large volume” of devices based on it would ship in the initial half of 2013.
The Tango updates are believed to be adding support for true native apps, more languages, lower memory requirements, and support for lower resolutions to cater to a primarily Asian demand for cheaper models. WP8/Apollo would More >
Apple may be planning to put a quad-core A6 chip inside its next iPad or iPhone, according to recent references of Quad Core CPU’s discovered in iOS 5.1 Beta.
In this hidden panel, single-core A4s are referred to as “/cores/core.0″ while dual-core A5s are “/cores/core.1.” Now a new listing, “/cores/core.3,” is popping up which, if you start counting with zero, indicates a CPU packing four cores. This doesn’t mean that Apple even has this up and running on test hardware yet, though, merely that software support for quad-core chips is in the works.
Of course just from this discovery we can More >
It seems to be one of the hottest topics being talked about right now but nobody seems to know the real answer to one of the most important questions: Where exactly is the hack that will get Siri working on an iPhone 4?
Thanks to Steve Troughton-Smith and Grant Paul, we have seen videos of it working but the pair has been reluctant to make the hack available, at least the non-paying public. In a recent blog post, @chpwn has cleared things up by explaining why the port hasn’t been made publicly available, and as we suspected, it all comes down to copyright.
As of right now, in order More >
While the Samsung Galaxy S II continues to roll out in the United States, it seems that there already seems to be details for the device’s successor emerging. The folks over at Phandroid were recently tipped off with what seems to be a slide from an internal Samsung Mobile deck, listing the Samsung Galaxy III due to be released in 2012. According to the information that is revealed, the third-generation Smasung Galaxy phone will feature a 1.8 GHz dual-core Exynos 4212 processor, 2 GB of RAM, a 4.6-inch Super AMOLED Plus HD display, and a 12-megapixel camera. Those are some pretty beefy More >
Amazon was previously known to be holding a press event in New York City this upcoming Wednesday where it was said that they would unveil Android-based tablet. The folks over at TechCrunch were able to get more information regarding the tablet. It is now known that the Android-powered tablet is going to be known as “Kindle Fire” in order to differentiate itself from the previous e-ink tablets. The Kingle Fire will begin to ship during the second week of November with a similar-sized 7-inch screen. Furthermore, the device is said to look much like BlackBerry’s PlayBook according to More >
Amazon, the retail giant sent out invitation for a New York Press event on Friday, September 23, 2011. The invitation said the following: “Please join us for an Amazon.com press conference.” What the invitations seemed to leave out was an explanation of what to expect, leaving much to speculation. Is Amazon about to announce its long-rumored tablet on Wednesday?
In July, reports began to arise of people familiar with the company’s hardware ambitions expecting Amazon to release a tablet computer by October. The tablet, according to sources, is expected to have a roughly nine-inch screen and More >