Microsoft is indeed making a last-minute push with its custom, in-house designed Surface tablet lineup as they are announcing the once-a-touch-table's specific details just ten days shy of its release date. How does it compare to the iPad? Competitively enough, although it is still lacking; read on to find out more after the break.
Having been part of the foundation of Apple (literally), Steve Wozniak remains an influential force. Nonetheless, we wonder if his words can still inspire Apple's future direction as he calls out for another, bigger iPhone model to join iPhone 5.
With a salesman over your shoulder pressing you to include the store’s array of accessories with your new iPhone and the nightmare of early destruction stuck on your mind, especially with the reports of easy scratches on a slate coating that is far from wear-resistant haunting the OCD, it can feel absolutely necessary to be suckered/own first-day protection from whatever collection the store has. Granted, some top-notch cases are offered at bigger retail locations although for the most part choices are limited and sometimes quality is settled on for the sake of urgency.
We know “iPad mini” is coming, which is seemingly unbeknownst to the rumor whirlwind. Its announcement timeframe should remain within the bounds of the month, on Tuesday, October 23 to be more specific. It is said to be a smaller event than a regular keynote, fitting for the tablet. Amongst
This should come as no surprise that those that have carefully peered through the fifth-generation iPod touch's specification sheet, although it still does decidedly come as an over-the-shoulder shock and a reminder of just how different Apple's iOS devices are for buyers that are looking for a full iPhone 5 replacement. Benchmarks for the newest iPod touch reveal just how much it contrasts with the iPhone 5, retaining a spot as its cheaper alternative.
Well, here is another story for the books to add about Google's conundrum with Apple. Speaking with Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher of AllThingsD, Google chairman Eric Schmidt was pressed to answer questions regarding Apple's mapping technology. Schmidt used the forum to reveal the future (or lack of?), that the two technology powerhouses are heading towards.
Purveyors of aging technology can rejoice as the U.S. preliminary injunction to ban state-side sales of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus has been reversed. The Nexus is still currently Google's flagship smartphone, retaining the title since the time that the injunction had been granted, although the court had found that the reasoning behind the initial ban was not strong enough to withstand another major Samsung blow.
Looking to own an iPhone 5 that can stand out amongst the crowds? Some zealous experimenters have proven just how effective having the metal portion of the back laser engraved can be while looking stunning in the process. Engraving works equally as well on black and white models, and carries with it a surprising precision against the device's canvas.
With one of the more pressing differences between iPhone 5 and Galaxy S III, besides the viciously-competing operating systems, being the form factor of each as Galaxy S3 is quite noticeably bigger, Samsung is taking a step to attempt to compete even more directly with iPhone 5. In a move that downsizes the 4.8" display to 4" in a new miniaturized S3 model, the S3 will become very much more so a head-to-head competitor.
Making its way from its native home of Windows, Microsoft product manager Petr Bobek has informed IHNED that the Office application collection will one day call iOS devices home. However, the productivity fun does not end on Apple's platform as Office will find homeland across the vast majority of active operating systems: Windows Phone, Windows RT, Mac OS, Android, iOS and Symbian.