Archive for March, 2012
The new iPhone 5 will have a much bigger 4.6-inch screen, and will launch this summer, according to sources in Korea.
The leak, reported in a business newspaper in Korea, would make the new iPhone the same size as its cult Android rival the Galaxy S2.
Korean sources are often reliable indicators of the likely form – and date – for upcoming devices, as Korean plants supply screens and processors for many hi-tech companies, including Apple.
Apple has decided on the bigger 4.6-inch display for its next iPhone and started placing orders to its suppliers, the Maeil Business Newspaper said, quoting an unnamed industry source.
Its major display suppliers LG Display and Samsung Electronics Co declined to comment.
Sales of the iPhone, first introduced in 2007 with the touch screen template now adopted by its rivals, account for around half Apple’s
Samsung, which is also the biggest challenger to Apple in smartphones, uses 4.6-inch OLED display for its flagship Galaxy S II smartphone, introduced in April last year.
The Yerba Buena centre in San Francisco where Apple launched the new iPad. The company is widely rumoured to launch the new iPhone this summer
The high-definition ‘REtina’ display–containing several times as many pixels within the same area– is used in the latest iPad released earlier this month.
The latest iPhone 4S was introduced in October last year.
Turning the tables on Big Brother: Now internet users can watch who is spying on them in blow against Google’s new snooping policy
Mozilla, the maker of Firefox, has unveiled a new add-on for the popular web browser that gives web users an instant view of which companies are ‘watching’ them as they browse.
The Collusion add-on will allow users to ‘pull back the curtain’ on web advertising firms and other third parties that track people’s online movements, says Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs.