Apple today unveiled iOS 7, the most significant iOS update since the original iPhone, featuring a new skinny and flat user interface.
iOS 7 is completely redesigned with subtle motion, an elegant color palette and distinct, functional layers that make it feel more alive. The typography has been refined for a cleaner, simpler look, and the use of translucency and motion makes even simple tasks more engaging. iOS 7 has hundreds of great new features, including Control Center, Notification Center, improved Multitasking, AirDrop, enhanced Photos, Safari, Siri and introduces iTunes Radio, a free Internet radio service based on the music you listen to on iTunes. Read More…
Today, Samsung unveils the GALAXY S4 mini. Running on Android 4.2.2, the S4 mini includes a 4.3” qHD Super AMOLED display and weighs in at just 107 grams. A 1.7GHz dual core processor keeps things up to speed while 8GBs of storage come standard with the ability to add more via the microSD slot.
The S4 mini will be available in two colors, White Frost and Black Mist, and will support either 4G LTE, 3G HSPA＋ or 3G Dual SIM, depending on the market. No official release date has been set yet but early rumors point to a July release. In any case, we’ll be sure to keep you posted as we hear more.
Microsoft has officially unveiled the new Xbox One console today, the successor to the almighty Xbox 360. The Xbox One fuses the Xbox platform and the Windows platform, for best access to games, the Internet and all sorts of other applications. Along with the Xbox One, Microsoft announced a new Kinect sensor and a new gamepad. In terms of hardware the new Xbox will feature a 500GB hard drive, Bluray slot drive, 8 Core CPU chip, 802.11n WLAN, USB 3.0, and HDMI in/out connection. Additional details include: Read More…
T-Mobile has announced that it has officially merged with MetroPCS to form T-Mobile US, Inc. which will begin trading on the New York Stock exchange under the ticker TMUS today.
“The combination of T-Mobile and MetroPCS creates an even stronger disruptive force in the U.S. wireless market,” said John Legere, President & Chief Executive Officer of T-Mobile US, Inc. “Together, as America’s Un-carrier, we’ll continue our legacy of marketplace innovation by tearing up the old playbook and rewriting the rules of wireless to benefit consumers.” Read More…
HTC and Facebook have teamed up to develop and launch the HTC First, the first and only smartphone built to feature Facebook Home. Facebook Home is the first mobile experience designed to give you your friends’ latest updates right on your home screen.
“Home is a completely new experience for your phone,” said Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s Founder and CEO. “With Home available right out of the box, you’re getting the best quality experience for connecting with your friends.” Read More…
T-Mobile has announced that it will finally begin selling the iPhone 5 on Friday, April 12th.
T-Mobile announced today that qualifying customers can get an iPhone 5 for $99.99 down, plus monthly payments. T-Mobile is the only major U.S. wireless company to offer iPhone 5 with no annual service contract plus unlimited talk, text and Web on a screaming-fast nationwide 4G network. And because there are no annual contracts, customers make the decision when to upgrade their devices — not the carrier. Read More…
Following numerous leaked photos and video, Samsung has officially unveiled the Samsung Galaxy S 4.
The beauty of the phone is the highly crafted design encompassing a larger screen size and battery, minimized bezel; all housed in a light (130g) and slim (7.9mm) shape. The Samsung GALAXY S 4 is slimmer yet stronger, with less to hold yet more to see. It has come up with simply unreal beauty. At launch, two color options will be available – Black Mist and White Frost; with a variety of additional color options to follow later this year.
The iPhone 5 hasn’t even been out for 3 months yet & now we’re hearing that the 5S is in the works.
First rumors have come out this week. Apparently the new smartphone will already arrive June 2013, just 9 months after the release of the iPhone 5. Also it is expected to come with NFC connectivity and a “super HD” camera. Also analysts are speculating that the iPhone 5S will actually come in 6-8 colors, which would be a first for the phone, which until now only came in two colors.
Only time will tell which one of the rumors becomes reality and we will of course keep you posted.
- iPhone 5S to launch in June 2013 with new camera, NFC and multiple color options [Rumor] (ubergizmo.com)
- iPhone 5S Will Reportedly Pack A Better Camera, NFC, Multiple Color Options, Releasing In June (redmondpie.com)
- iPhone 5S Hardware Details Rumored (pocketnow.com)
- Forget the iPhone 5S, Where’s the iPhone 6? (gottabemobile.com)
- iPhone 6 Prototype Includes 4.8-Inch Display and A7 Processor (techcular.com)
- Analyst Predicts iPhone 5S Coming in June with Multiple Color Options (hothardware.com)
G-Shock is finally doing a strong push in the area and after first coming out with Bluetooth enabled versions of its 6900 model, the other all time classic, the 5600, has now also received the technical update.
The new GB-5600AA Bluetooth watch comes in 4 colorways for November 2012 and is iPhone compatible. You can have the watch vibrate when the alarm of the phone rings, new eMails, SMS or calls come in and can also change settings on the phone via the watch. Certainly a few interesting features for many. I personally haven’t worn a watch in years, & sure wouldn’t want my watch vibrating on my arm lol. Read More…