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Notable Apple analyst predicts 2014: 12-inch Retina MacBook, cheaper iMac, iPad w/ better screen - Pocket-lint

Often reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities is out with a new research note with claims of Apple's plans for 2014 (or at least some of …

LG G Flex curved smartphone revealed in press renders, will launch next month (update: 6-inch display)

LG has admitted that "bendable and unbreakable" smartphone displays are already in production, and we've heard plenty of rumors about a device known as the G Flex which features the new tech. Engadget has come across a trio of renders of the upcoming device, and we have learned from our sources …

Apple iPads earn the “most responsive screen” tablet title in tests

If you think Apple’s(s aapl) touchscreen tablets are more responsive than the competition, you’re right. So says Agawi, which put a number of …

AT&T HTC One updated with Android 4.3, as it rolls out worldwide - Pocket-lint

HTC One customers have long waited for their handsets to be updated to the latest version of Android - known as Android 4.3 these days. Stateside, …

Android News

Report: Apple To Hold Event On October 22nd To Talk New iPads, OS X Mavericks And New Mac Pro

Apple will hold an invitation-only event on October 22nd to show off its new iPads, as well as the new Mac Pro and OS X Mavericks release, according to a report from All Things D’s John Paczkowski.<p>That timing seems just right for the new iPads to make an appearance — last year’s event was held on …

iOS 7: Siri glitch 'gets hackers past lock screen'

Apple is facing fresh security concerns over iOS 7 after a video appeared to show how to hack into a locked iPhone using the voice-controlled app Siri.<p>The company's new operating system launched last month and came under fire when footage emerged showing how personal information on some iPhones …

Microsoft Surface boss: 'Multiple aspect ratios and sizes' of Surface to come - Pocket-lint

Following rumours of a Surface mini, Microsoft's Panos Panay has confirmed that the Surface will one day be available in multiple aspect ratios and …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 review - Pocket-lint

Samsung's Galaxy Note has always been one of the company's more interesting products. It's the one that leads rather than follows the lead of another …

Samsung reportedly boosting Galaxy Note 3 benchmark performance by 20 percent

Samsung drew criticism for inflating the benchmark scores of Exynos devices earlier in the year, but the company appears undaunted; it's reportedly boosting test numbers for other hardware as well. <i>Ars Technica</i> has discovered that the Snapdragon 800-based Galaxy Note 3 (and possibly the new Note …

Logitech gamepad for iPhone leaks: Hardware controls for iOS 7 gaming

Hate on-screen controls when playing games on an iPhone(s aapl)? Apple’s new iOS 7 software actually supports gamepads and one of the first may come …

PlayStation 3 update brings automatic downloads to all PSN users, more Vita sharing options

Sony's next-generation console may be nearing its launch date in some parts of the world, but the Japanese company isn't forgetting about its aging PlayStation 3 just yet. With an update that's due to roll out in the next few hours, the PS3 will no longer limit automatic firmware downloads to …

Galaxy Note 3 Benchmark Boosts Miss The Point That No One Cares About Benchmarks

Samsung is being called out by the highly respected and thorough Ars Technica for apparently “artificially” boosting the Galaxy Note 3’s performance specifically when it comes to benchmark testing. The blog found that while under normal testing the Note 3 vastly outperformed the LG G2, which has …

Apple iPhone 5s and 5c now at Virgin Mobile for $100 below retail

You knew this day would come, Virgin Mobile fans, and now the highly sought after iPhone 5s and the iPhone 5c are available for purchase at Virgin Mobile. Better yet, you're in for a rather nice discount, as Sprint's prepaid subsidiary is selling each of the phones outright for $100 less than you'd …

Apple hires cable TV technology exec for “something big”

http://www.multichannel.com/distribution/cablelabs-exec-joins-apple/145820<p>Here’s another clue about Apple’s (S AAPL) plans for the TV space: The …

Windows 8 reaches 8 percent of web traffic, but Windows 7 grows quicker

Web traffic for a major new operating system typically grows at a consistently faster pace than its predecessor. That's not true for Windows 8, however -- NetApplications now estimates that Windows 7 outpaced its newer counterpart for the first time in September. While Windows 8 did grow to a …

Apple hires former CableLabs exec, sets TV rumor alert level to mauve

Until Apple actually produces a new TV related device, rumors about what it <i>might</i> be working on will continue to flow, with no end in sight. While we still don't know what's next out of Cupertino, <i>Multichannel News</i> reports the company has hired a former CableLabs executive for the job of engineering …

HTC must alter chip in One smartphone to avoid Nokia patents

Poor HTC. As if it didn't already have enough to deal with, the troubled manufacturer now has to meddle with the original design of the One and other smartphones in order to avoid infringing on a couple of Nokia patents. According to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, HTC is currently working with Qualcomm to …

Apple iPhone 5S and 5C Now Available For Virgin Mobile

If you are still waiting to get your hands on a new Apple iPhone 5S or 5C smartphone you might be interested to learn that Virgin Mobile has now …

Three Top Microsoft Investors Allegedly Want Bill Gates To Step Down As Chairman

According to Reuters, three of Microsoft’s top 20 investors are making noise that Microsoft remove its founder and former CEO Bill Gates as chairman of its board, his current role.<p>The information is almost odd, and points to a potential blank slate for Microsoft. In the midst of a massive …

Bill Gates under pressure from investors to step down as Microsoft chairman

Three of the top 20 investors in Microsoft Corp are lobbying the board to press for Bill Gates to step down as chairman of the software company he co-founded 38 years ago, people familiar with matter told Reuters.<p>While Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer has been under pressure for years to …

Xbox One Console Launch Day Patch May Take 15-20 Mins To Download

Gamers purchasing a new Xbox One games console will need to download a launch day patch which could take between 15-20 minutes to download according …

Apple rumored to need Samsung for some A8 chip production

There have been rumors that TSMC would handle some of Apple's future chip production, but details of the purported arrangement have been vague. <i>The Korea Economic Daily</i> may have just filled us in, however. It claims that Samsung will make 30 to 40 percent of Apple's A8 processors next year, with …

Apple Becomes The World’s Most Valuable Brand

According to a recent report by Interbrand, Apple has taken the top spot for the world’s most valuable brand, Coca-Cola has previously been in the …

Apple beats Coca-Cola to top 'Best Global Brand'

Apple is now sitting at the top of the "Best Global Brands" survey by brand consulting company Interbrand, knocking Coca-Cola from the number 1 spot …

iPhone

iPad 5 rear cover measured up | Trusted Reviews

<b>The rear cover of the forthcoming iPad Air appears to have been analysed in some depth in a recent video.</b><p>Apple’s next full-sized tablet should be …

iPhone 5C Leaked Teaser Video Shows New Apple Smartphone In Action (video)

A very brief but informative video has been leaked for the new Apple iPhone 5C smartphone that is expected to be officially announced tomorrow by …

OS X Mavericks is likely to miss tomorrow's Apple event, meaning you'll have to wait a little bit longer for Apple's next desktop OS. On the plus side, it does mean it is likely to launch with some new hardware in October. http://www.t3.com/news/os-x-mavericks-due-in-october

New leaked images show purported iPad 5 alongside previous model

The new iPad(s aapl) is expected to feature a similar design to the iPad mini, and freshly leaked images, once again courtesy of Sonny Dickson, …

LG G2 pre-orders starting at Sprint October 11

And Sprint(s s) makes four. Sprint on Monday was the last of the four major U.S. carriers to announce availability for the upcoming LG G2 smartphone. …