When Nokia released its TV spot showing off the image stabilization of the Lumia 920, it got into a bit of trouble because it turned out the video wasn’t shot on a Lumia 920 at all.
Now that it’s on the market, some Lumia enthusiasts have taken it upon themselves to recreate the original ad, this time with the smartphone itself. Read more »
Spiceworks is a go-to place for ITs to find information, ideas and problem solutions on the web.
The guys over there decided to put together an infographic about what hot tech toys ITs want to get for Christmas this year, based on the opinions of “over 800 IT pros”. Follow on to see it. Read more »
According to Taiwanese suppliers Asus will have shipped over 5 million Nexus 7 units by the end of the year.
At its current low prices and with the addition of the 32 GB model and the Cellular version it’s no surprise that come the holiday season the Nexus 7 will continue to fly off the shelves. Read more »
The new Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 has just been taken apart, revealing plenty of Samsung-made parts in the process.
The teardown also reveals that the device is fairly easy to take apart, which should make eventual repairs relatively painless. Read more »
The Google Nexus 4 is the latest smartphone to star in a drop test, falling hard from at least five feet on pavement.
The phone was dropped twice and managed to survive the first one with minor scratches. As for the second one… Read more »
At the 2012 Embedded Technology Conference and Exhibition (ET), Imagination has announced its latest member of the Series6 “Rogue” family of GPUs – the PowerVR G6630.
The G6630 features one core containing six shading clusters, which according to Imagination delivers “blisteringly fast GPU compute capabilities”. Read more »
Nokia’s official blog Conversations has posted an article detailing 10 things you might have missed about the Lumia 920.
Did you know that the camera decoration and side buttons are made out of zirconium? Or that the LED flash on the back is a higher-powered dual one? Hop after the break for more. Read more »
The Google Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 devices launch today on the search giant’s Play store in the UK and Australia. Already they’ve been sold out and we expect the same to happen in the US later on.
But if you’re living outside of the said countries and wish to get a clue whether you’ll be able to get some Nexus goodies we’ve got you covered. Read more »
According to reports coming out of Korea, Samsung has apparently increased the manufacturing cost of processors that it supplies to Apple by 20%.
As you may know, Apple custom designs its own chipsets for use in iOS devices but these chips are then manufactured by Samsung to Apple’s specifications. Samsung has now increased the prices of these chips by 20% and Apple, faced with the lack of immediate alternatives, has agreed. Read more »
After the iPad mini and Microsoft Surface teardowns comes the time for iFixit to pry into the innards of the iPad 4 and Kindle Fire HD.
Apple’s latest full-sized tablet got a poor 2/10 repairability score (10 being the easiest to repair) while the Kindle Fire HD got 7/10. Read more »
The Samsung-made Exynos 5 chipset, has gone through some benchmarking and to has proved to be quite the performance champion.
The test in question is GL Benchmark and currently the dual-core Cortex A15 processor running at 1.7GHz and quad-core ARM Mali T604 GPU tops the charts, beating the LG Optimus G and the Pantech Vega R3. Read more »
Today Microsoft stepped on stage and released its Windows 8 and Windows RT to the tech world in what was largely conceived as the biggest Windows release ever. Availability starts today and active Windows 7 customers can upgrade starting from $39.99.
Microsoft talked OS features, integration along a wide variety of devices, the services that are launching alongside the OS and demoed all of them. Read more »
Making your own chips seems to be all the rage these days – a new rumor claims that Amazon is looking to acquire Texas Instruments’ high-end OMAP chipset manufacturing business.
TI recently announced they’ll be expanding the focus of their chips to “automotive, industrial, enterprise communication, vision and robotics”, but they won’t give up on the mobile phone and tablet market. Read more »
No one likes it when they drop a smartphone, especially one as large and expensive as the Samsung Galaxy Note II.
But lord knows we all have a morbid fascination with seeing it happen to other people. Read more »
Japanese manufacturer Sharp has submitted a press release announcing it has started mass production of the first 5 inch Full HD display for mobiles.
The new displays will achieve an unprecedented pixel density of 443 ppi, which is over 100 ppi higher than highest currently available. Read more »