Apple’s event is now over and surprisingly nothing was mentioned on what type of SIM card the iPhone 5 uses. Well, Apple’s website just confirmed the rumors – the iPhone 5 works with the newly announced nano SIM standard.
The nano SIM standard was designed by Apple itself, so its hardly a surprise that the new iPhone 5 utilizes it. Read more »
Today’s Apple event is not all about the new iPhone 5, as the company also announced the new, fifth-generation iPod Touch and the new iPod Nano.
The new iPod Touch now sports the same display used in the new iPhone 5 – a 4-inch Retina display with a 16:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, it’s got the iPhone 4S’ A5 chip inside, which Apple says provides up to seven times faster graphics than previous gen iPod Touch. Read more »
It turns out the built-in Panorama capture feature won’t be exclusive to the iPhone 5. The iPhone 4S will have a taste of that 28MP goodness, too, once the iOS 6 update arrives on Sept 19.
The iPhone 4, however, won’t have such luck. Read more »
Apple’s event is now over and the company’s website is finally back up to normal operation. It gave us various specs of the new iPhone 5 and also the video that Apple showed during its presentation, so now you can watch it too.
Check out the video, presented by Jony Ive himself along with other famous Apple employees like Scott Forstall and Bob Mansfield. Read more »
The Apple App Store is a force to be reckoned with – it is now the home of 700,000 apps. The fact was confirmed by Tim Cook himself at the iPhone 5 event, which just ended. All those apps don’t feel lonely either, 90% of them are downloaded each month.
An average user has over 100 apps installed on their iDevice. “It’s a revolution. It’s phenomenal,” says Tim Cook. Read more »
The new 9-pin dock connector that Apple is rumored to announce today is going to be called “Lightning”, according to 9to5mac sources.
If the naming rumor turns out to be true, it would fit perfectly in Apple’s naming scheme, as the company is already utilizing Thunderbolt in its latest Macbooks models. Read more »
A new feature has made its way through iOS 6 that takes advantage of the increased horsepower under the iPhone’s hood.
Image courtesy of AppleInsider
More specifically, the latest version of iOS now supports directions from the Maps app to pop-up on top of the screen regardless on which app you happen to be in. Read more »
Exactly one week ago, Google’s Eric Schmidt stepped on stage during Motorola’s On Display event and announced that Android activations had surpassed 480 million. He also confirmed that there were 1.3 million daily activations of new Android devices.
Yesterday, the director of product management for Android, Hugo Barra, confirmed that the platform has shot past the 500 million mark. This means that about 20 million new Android devices have been purchased over the past six days alone, or about 3.3 million per day. Read more »
Along with some digital still cameras, Sony also had a couple of new camcorders to announce today. The first of them is the new NEX-VG900, which according to Sony is the world’s first consumer 35mm full-frame interchangeable lens camcorder.
The VG900 uses the same 24.3 megapixel sensor that we saw on the A99. That sensor is big by DSLR standards and enormous when compared to other consumer camcorders by as much as as 40 times. The VG900 is also capable of taking full-frame 24 megapixel still photos in RAW format, just like the A99. Read more »
Sony has announced three new cameras, the most exciting of which is the DSC-RX1 that was leaked a couple of days ago. The other two are the NEX-6, the newest member of Sony’s mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, and the Alpha SLT-A99.
Let’s talk about the RX1 first. As was revealed before, the RX1 packs in a 35mm full frame sensor within a compact camera size body. The sensor is a 36 x 24mm EXMOR CMOS with a resolution of 24.3 megapixels. To go with that sensor, the RX1 has a fixed Carl Zeiss 35mm/f2.0 lens with dedicated focus and aperture rings. Read more »
The latest iteration of the long-running franchise from EA Sports, FIFA 13, now has a demo available for your latest virtual soccer fix.
The demo lets you play as one of several big name teams, but also showcases some of the features unique to FIFA 13. Read more »
Sony has confirmed that the upcoming Xperia V will feature a special sensor-on-lens technology.
This will allow for a decrease in display thickness, as well as for a more direct touch experience with whatever is being displayed. Read more »
The Sony Xperia acro S is a rugged dual-core droid with an IP57 certification, but how tough is its battery? It has a capacity of 1910mAh, which is certainly not bad for a phone with a 4.3″ screen.
With the extra durability the acro S offers, you might be tempted to take it outside the safe confines of the city and go hiking in the woods. Will the battery last you long enough to call for help if anything goes wrong? Read more »
Apple’s iPhone 5 event is tomorrow, but this doesn’t stop luxurious gadget Gresso from issuing a newsletter advertising its future premium iPhone 5 case today. The iPhone 5 can be seen lying nonchalantly on the photo next to the case.
Dubbed Gresso Revolution, the case is made of solid titanium, which has been selected for its lightness and rigidity. It’s also scratch- and water-resistant thanks to the PVD coating. Read more »
Apple has decided to sue Polish online supermarket A.pl over trademark issues. According to Polish website Telepolis, Apple has issued a request for the cancellation of the online food store’s trademark rights from Poland’s Patent Office.
The reason for Apple’s discontent is that A.pl’s brand and its sister company’s name logo (fresh24.pl) create a likelihood of confusion and may use Apple’s fame to its advantage. Read more »