Christopher Lotter

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iPad 5 said to be 15 percent thinner, 25 percent lighter

Apple's next iPad will be both thinner and lighter than its predecessor, bringing back the company's old habit of iPad shrinkage.<p>That's according to KGI Securities analyst Mingchi Kuo, who in a note to investors last night said to expect a full-size iPad that's 15 percent thinner than the …

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Next Xbox rumors point to HDMI passthrough and cable TV integration

While the world waits to find out the facts about Microsoft's next videogame console, new rumors have popped up suggesting what its plans to go all-in on the Xbox-as-media center concept entail. According to <i>The Verge</i>, multiple unnamed sources suggest the plan is to include an HDMI passthrough and …

More Apple patents detail completely flexible devices that change as they bend

<i>Update: The patent was granted on 6th January 2015 (via Apple Toolbox)</i><p>These are certainly not the first flexible display related patent applications that we’ve seen from Apple. A few different Apple patent applications have received attention in recent months, including one for a slap wrist-style …

Beautiful roads around the World (23 pictures)

There are certain roads around the world that go above and beyond average. They’re so sceni that traveling them is a true adventure.<p><b>Like it? Share it!</b>

Apple to develop digital wallet in next year or two, says analyst

Apple may finally step its toes into the digital wallet world over the next year or two, forecasts Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster.<p>The analyst believes a payment option for iOS users may launch with the iPhone 6 in the first half of 2014. Apple will use a technology other than or in addition to …

iOS 7 Concept Features Widgets, New Lock Screen, Mission Control and More

Earlier this week, a number of Apple-focused bloggers claimed iOS 7 was running behind schedule and that it would bring a significant user interface refresh.<p>Designer F. Bianco has posted a set of images to Flickr with some interesting thoughts on what useful changes Apple could make to iOS 7 to …

Apple's Spaceship HQ Is Getting a Downgrade From Absurd to Just Plain Extravagant

Back in 2011, when Steve Jobs announced his plans to build a spaceship-like Cupertino HQ for Apple, we all knew it was going to be one ridiculously …

With Trendsetting Technology, 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Gets All Up In Bentley's Business

Cameras and cell phones go on a table under watchful eye. Names are checked off a list.<p>Through a darkened archway flanked by stern-looking security personnel are three 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedans. The front and rear of each car are hidden with black plastic and tape. The room is pitch black. …

New Level of Luxury

Mercedes-Benz is proud of the interior of its 2014 S-Class, with good reason. It approaches ultra-luxury levels of design and refinement. As such, it is a worthy successor to the discontinued Maybach.<p>Text: Matthew de Paula<br>Photo: Mercedes-Benz

Apple’s iWatch Is Actually Just A Wrist Band That Attaches To Your iPhone, iPad

The much-rumored Apple iWatch isn’t as exciting as you might have thought.<p>We’ve heard rumors of flexible displays and Siri integration, but it appears that Apple’s iWatch is actually just a band meant to connect with the Apple device of your choice.<p>According to this leaked video, which uses …

The Hottest Luxury Cars of 2013

BMW 4-Series Coupe Concept Why it is hot: This is the hot sister to BMW's flagship, the 3-Series sedan. Spy shots show that it has a more graceful roofline and rounder haunches than the staunch 3-Series. The production version will appear at the Geneva show in March.

Subaru XV now available with new self clean function

NYIAS 2013: Photo dump of BMW, Ford, Audi and some others

Wednesday night we had our first annual (is it annual if it’s first?) Hooniverse/Blipshift gathering. Chances are that you were not there, and that’s …

The Hottest Cars At The New York Auto Show

The Hyundai HCD-14 concept is meant to point directly to the next Genesis premium sedan. It uses the well-known 5.0-liter Tau V8, a naturally aspirated direct-injection engine paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission.

iPhone 5S to launch June 20, go on sale July, claims report

Apple will unveil its next iPhone on June 20 and kick off sales in July. At least, that's the claim from Japanese Mac enthusiast site MacFan.<p>Marking its 20th anniversary as a Mac-oriented Web site, MacFan suggests that the next-generation iPhone will take the stage at a Apple event on Thursday, …

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That Apple Flexible Display For a Future iPhone, Cool And Cute

A couple of days back the US Patent and Trademarks Office published Apple’s application for a wrap-around form factor for electronic devices. It looks like a curvy, future iPhone.<p>I’ve read a number of interpretations of the application, some of them suggesting this is an Apple invention. Clearly it …