Good design consists of more elements than most people consider, and it seems that good designers are rare. Look at design outside of Apple’s creations in the technology world, most of it is clunky and, dare I say, blatantly rips off Apple. One element that Apple incorporates into its design
Samsung has just revealed the first 64GB NAND flash chip to hit the market. The chip is the first of it's kind to boast a whopping 64GB of storage, a compact moviNANDTM chip that is much like those Apple has in the iPhone and iPod touch. It's 1.4mm "tall", and contains 16 30nm-class 32Gb MLC NAND chips, coupled with a controller. While there hasn't been any evidence that Apple will be putting it in the next iPhone, it's not too late for next year's model.
Saturday's South Korean iPhone launch could greatly affect the region's cellphone market. Per wireless carrier KT's advance order of 53,000 unites, a number described as "phenomenal" by Prudential analyst Hwang Sung-jin. "The iPhone's release will definitely stiffens competition for local companies such as Samsung and LG," Sung-jin adds.
There's some cool stuff inside Apple's recently-introduced iPod nano 5G media player, including an incredibly tiny VGA sensor and for those looking to take a gander, the guys at iFixIt have already posted a teardown of the device.
Samsung introduced a new mobile processor core similar to the one in the iPhone 3GS. Nicknamed 'Hummingbird', the chip runs at 1GHz, compared to the 600Mhz chip in the iPhone. Theoretically, such a chip could potentially be used in future iPhone models with only minor changes.