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Intel’s Core i7-9700K: What We Know (And How It Could Beat AMD)
Multiple rumors and leaks strongly indicate that the ostensible Core i7-9700K will sport eight CPU cores and 16 threads, in contrast to the six cores and 12 threads on the Core i7-8700K. If this turns out to be true, it will be a first for Intel on a mainstream-grade CPU platform—as opposed to the enthusiast-targeted Core X-Series platform, which goes all the way up to 18 cores (if you can afford to drop a couple of grand on a CPU). But the eight cores on the Core i7-9700K, if that turns out to be accurate, only just matches what AMD has to offer in terms of cores and threads on its mainstream Ryzen CPUs; it doesn’t surpass the competition.
intel  cpu  rumor 
18 days ago by jasonsamuels
Apple Testing 'Touchless' Gestures for New iPhones and Weird Curved Displays
The touchless gestures would allow an iPhone to detect the proximity of a finger to a phone and perform a gesture without actually tapping the screen. Sources told the publication that it could be ready within two years, but Apple could choose not to go forward with the project.
apple  mobile  rumor 
20 days ago by jasonsamuels
OnePlus 6 Gets Official Tease with New Video
In addition to the Snapdragon 845, the OnePlus 6 is expected to come with a revamped design that could include the Notch. The smartphone could feature dual vertically aligned cameras and a fingerprint sensor on the back. The handset will be running on Android, of course, and come with OnePlus' Oxygen OS skin.

Although OnePlus hasn't confirmed pricing, a recent leak suggested the smartphone could cost $749, making it notably cheaper than its top competitors, including the iPhone X and Galaxy S9.
OnePlus  gadgetluv  mobile  rumor 
21 days ago by jasonsamuels
Apple's MicroLED Screens Coming to Watch, AR Wearable (Report)
According to Lin, who cited "upstream sources" who claim to have knowledge of Apple's plans, one of the MicroLED panels will measure 1.3 to 1.4 inches and find its way to the Apple Watch. The other will have a 0.7- to 0.8-inch screen and be available in the augmented reality headset. Digitimes cautioned, however, that the company might be working on augmented reality glasses instead of a full-fledged headset.

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apple  glasses  rumor 
21 days ago by jasonsamuels
Apple Plans to Use Its Own Chips in Macs From 2020, Replacing Intel - Bloomberg
The initiative, code named Kalamata, is still in the early developmental stages, but comes as part of a larger strategy to make all of Apple’s devices -- including Macs, iPhones, and iPads -- work more similarly and seamlessly together, said the people, who asked not to be identified discussing private information. The project, which executives have approved, will likely result in a multi-step transition.
apple  cpu  rumor 
21 days ago by jasonsamuels
The New Smartphone War: Apple and Samsung Vying for First Transparent Phone
According to Patently Apple, the patents also hint at augmented reality features that would allow you to look through your display to see a physical object on the other side. Over that, the screen will display virtual objects. The idea is to enhance the augmented reality experience without needing to rely on a camera. Instead, you'd simply look through the display.
apple  samsung  display  tech  rumor 
22 days ago by jasonsamuels
Apple's Foldable iPhone a Lock for 2020, Says Analayst
"We expect the iPhones this fall to be largely unchanged for the OLED versions, although size changes have proved to be a catalyst in the past," Mohan wrote. "Our checks also suggest that Apple is working with suppliers on a foldable phone (that potentially could double up as a tablet) for launch in 2020."
apple  mobile  rumor 
4 weeks ago by jasonsamuels
Apple Is Secretly Developing Its Own Screens for the First Time - Bloomberg
The technology giant is making a significant investment in the development of next-generation MicroLED screens, say the people, who requested anonymity to discuss internal planning. MicroLED screens use different light-emitting compounds than the current OLED displays and promise to make future gadgets slimmer, brighter and less power-hungry.
apple  display  innovation  tech  rumor 
5 weeks ago by jasonsamuels
Apple WWDC 2018 Starts on June 4: Here's What to Expect
Apple is expected to introduce universal apps that would run across Macs, iPhones and iPads. That rumor, based on a late 2017 report from Bloomberg, would allow iOS app makers to bring their wares to the Mac in an effort to give the Mac software market a boost.
apple  rumor 
5 weeks ago by jasonsamuels
Apple Prepping Huge 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus, Cheaper Model
Yes, it appears that Apple's 2018 iPhone plans include the biggest (literally) iPhone ever. Alongside an updated iPhone X (which could come in gold), the Cupertino-based company is also going to launch a cheaper, more-affordable iPhone, as well as a 6.5-inch behemoth.

 
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apple  mobile  rumor 
8 weeks ago by jasonsamuels
Here's the Galaxy S9's Answer to Animoji
Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ devices will ship with 3D emoji technology similar to Animoji, Korean news outlet ETNews is reporting, citing people who claim to have knowledge of its plans.
samsung  mobile  rumor  gadgetluv 
9 weeks ago by jasonsamuels
Huge iOS 12 Leak: Universal Apps, FaceTiime Animoji, and More
In addition, Animojis are said to be coming to the iPad, and a new version of the tablet will debut with a Face ID camera. Last but not least, Apple will reportedly integrate Animojis wiith FaceTime. So you'll be able to chat as one of these avatars.
apple  mobile  os  rumor 
10 weeks ago by jasonsamuels
Touch ID Dead? Face ID Coming to Three iPhones in 2018
The tech giant is planning to bundle Face ID in all three iPhones this year, including the LCD model designed to save you a few bucks, ETNews and The Korea Herald are reporting on Thursday (Feb. 8), citing sources who claim to have knowledge of the company's plans. It's expected that Apple will this year rely on three vendors for its Face ID components to ensure it will have enough for all the iPhones it hopes to sell.
apple  mobile  rumor 
10 weeks ago by jasonsamuels
Samsung says foldable displays and Bixby will help drive growth in 2018 - The Verge
Samsung has previously said it hopes to introduce a foldable phone sometime this year, but noted there were some problems to “overcome.” Now, with Samsung promoting foldable displays as a source of new revenue, we’re seeing the best sign yet that we’re close to finally seeing this folding Samsung concept
samsung  mobile  rumor  innovation 
11 weeks ago by jasonsamuels
The Xbox One has a serious exclusive games problem - Polygon
Some of the names being thrown around as possible acquisitions by Microsoft are, frankly, astounding, even unthinkable. But the fact that they are doing the rounds is instructive. The most recent one we heard (from a reliable source close to Microsoft) was, in fact, Electronic Arts. We also heard a whisper about Valve and about Korean outfit PUBG Corp., which Microsoft last year signed to a timed exclusive for its hit survival shooter, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.
Microsoft  gaming  business  rumor 
11 weeks ago by jasonsamuels
How Apple Built a Chip Powerhouse to Threaten Qualcomm and Intel
So far, only two Mac lines include custom Apple processors: the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and the iMac Pro. Apple is working on at least three updated Mac models with custom co-processors for release as soon as this year, including updated laptops and a new desktop, according to a person familiar with the plan.
apple  cpu  rumor 
12 weeks ago by jasonsamuels
Meet the Galaxy S9: Your Best Look at Samsung's Next Phone
The primary lens, however, should be a significant upgrade over the S8’s camera system, which itself was mostly unchanged from the Galaxy S7. The new shooter will feature an adjustable aperture, with the ability to transition from f/2.4 to f/1.5 on the fly, the latter of which should be the widest of any smartphone camera upon release. Its video capabilities will reportedly see a boost too, thanks to a new slow-motion mode that, according to Blass, automatically begins recording at 480 frames per second during rapid movement.
samsung  mobile  rumor  gadgetluv 
12 weeks ago by jasonsamuels
Galaxy S9 Could Steal iPhone X's Biggest Feature
the news is encouraging given that we already know Qualcomm is packing its upcoming Snapdragon 845 chipset with depth sensing capabilities. Galaxy S devices typically launch with Qualcomm processors in North America and Samsung’s Exynos silicon elsewhere around the world, so if the company does decide the time is right for 3D facial recognition, both chips will be equipped for the task. It would make the "Reimagined Camera" slogan Samsung has apparently chosen for the Galaxy S9 make a whole lot more sense.
samsung  mobile  rumor 
january 2018 by jasonsamuels
Surprise! Galaxy S9 Might Have a Virtual Fingerprint Sensor
According to Synaptics, its Clear ID uses optical in-display fingerprint-sensing technology and only activates when it's needed. The company also claims that Clear ID is faster than other biometric technologies, including 3D face scanners.
samsung  mobile  rumor  security 
december 2017 by jasonsamuels
AMD's Ryzen 2 processors are reportedly arriving in early 2018
The Ryzen 2 family will feature AMD's Zen+ CPU architecture, which is set to offer more power efficiency alongside beefier speeds and support for DDR4 memory running at higher frequencies.

Dubbed 'Pinnacle Ridge', the wave of second-gen Ryzen chips will start predictably with the flagship Ryzen 7 in February, followed by its less gutsy siblings in March.
amd  cpu  rumor 
december 2017 by jasonsamuels
2018 iPhone to Sport 6.1-inch LCD, Colorful Metal Backs
This handset is claimed to be the mid-size model of the pack, with Apple other 2018 iPhones coming in at 6.2 or 6.3 inches, and 5.8 inches.
apple  mobile  gadgetluv  rumor 
december 2017 by jasonsamuels
Foldable Galaxy X Confirmed by Samsung Leak
If and when the handset is unveiled, it could come with either a foldable design like a flip phone or a roll-up design. Either way, it's expected that the Galaxy X will have a big screen and could be rolled out to the size of a tablet display. Aside from that, internal specs haven't been announced and the support page provided no real indication on how the smartphone would work, how much it would cost or other details.
samsung  gadgetluv  mobile  rumor 
november 2017 by jasonsamuels
Apple Targets Rear-Facing 3-D Sensor for 2019 iPhone - Bloomberg
Apple is evaluating a different technology from the one it currently uses in the TrueDepth sensor system on the front of the iPhone X, the people said. The existing system relies on a structured-light technique that projects a pattern of 30,000 laser dots onto a user’s face and measures the distortion to generate an accurate 3-D image for authentication. The planned rear-facing sensor would instead use a time-of-flight approach that calculates the time it takes for a laser to bounce off surrounding objects to create a three-dimensional picture of the environment.
apple  photography  rumor  virtual-reality 
november 2017 by jasonsamuels
OnePlus 5T Will Be This Much Cheaper Than Galaxy S8
According to reports, the OnePlus 5T will deliver a revamped design that ditches the physical home button in the OnePlus 5 and instead stretches the screen across the smartphone's face like the Galaxy S8 and iPhone X. OnePlus' 5T will likely come with the same internal features as the 5, including the aforementioned storage and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835.
OnePlus  gadgetluv  rumor  mobile 
november 2017 by jasonsamuels
Tim Cook Confirms the Mac Mini Isn't Dead | News & Opinion | PCMag.com
So the Mac mini will be refreshed, but it seems likely that won't happen until after the new Mac Pro launches. I wouldn't be surprised to be kept waiting until the second half of 2018 for fresh Mac mini news.
apple  mac  pc  rumor 
october 2017 by jasonsamuels
Not Good: Just 45,000 iPhone X Units Available at Launch?
it's rumored the problem pertains to the front-facing camera's dot projector
apple  mobile  rumor 
october 2017 by jasonsamuels
Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint plan merger without selling assets
The companies’ announcement of a merger agreement, currently expected to come either in late October or early November, will focus on the potential benefits of the deal for U.S. consumers, including the advancement of next-generation 5G wireless technology, which requires considerable investment
wireless  business  rumor  t-mobile  sprint 
october 2017 by jasonsamuels
Microsoft May Be Planning Price Increases for Windows 10 - ExtremeTech
Based on reports from customers who have been contacted by system builders, Microsoft is planning to change the way it licenses Windows 10 going forward. Instead of letting the OEM decide which SKUs get which version, it will be based on the processor inside the machine. For a system with four or fewer cores, a Windows license is expected to increase $70. For a machine with more than four cores, Microsoft is looking at a $230 price increase for the manufacturer.
Microsoft  windows  rumor 
october 2017 by jasonsamuels
Galaxy Note 9 Will Boast Feature We Wish iPhone X Had
What's interesting about his claim, however, is that Samsung won't be able to get the fingerprint sensor running in the Galaxy S9, which could make its debut as early as late-February. Instead, it appears Samsung will need more time to get it to work and will therefore wait until the Galaxy Note 9 launches next August or September in order to offer the long-awaited feature.
samsung  mobile  gadgetluv  rumor 
october 2017 by jasonsamuels
Pixel 2 vs Pixel 2 XL: Here’s How They’ll be Different
HTC will be bringing some of its own features to the Pixel 2, according to reports.
Chief among them is a Squeeze for Assistant feature that will allow you to squeeze the sides of the Pixel 2 to activate its built-in Google Assistant. The feature could work even when the smartphone is asleep
HTC  google  pixel  mobile  gadgetluv  rumor 
september 2017 by jasonsamuels
T-Mobile and Sprint stock-for-stock deal to reflect 'at market' price
The exchange ratio for the stocks is expected to be at market, the sources said. The companies are hoping to reach an agreement by the third week of October
sprint  t-mobile  business  rumor 
september 2017 by jasonsamuels
Foldable Galaxy X Could Arrive Soon to Fight iPhone X
The South Korea National Radio Research Agency now lists a Samsung device with the codename SM-G888N0, according to BGR. That's the same codename Samsung is using for its foldable smartphone, the Galaxy X. The listing was published Sept. 21.
samsung  mobile  innovation  rumor  gadgetluv 
september 2017 by jasonsamuels
Don't Let the Sprint/T-Mobile Zombie Merger Rise Again | Sascha Segan | PCMag.com
According to CNBC, T-Mobile and Sprint are once again considering a merger. The combined company would be run by T-Mobile CEO John Legere, but Sprint's majority owner, Softbank, would have a major interest. This is a horrible idea. It would lead to higher prices, worse service, and massive job cuts.
wireless  opinion  sprint  t-mobile  rumor  business 
september 2017 by jasonsamuels
Galaxy S9 Camera Could Put iPhone X to Shame
A 1,000-fps camera would allow the S9 to capture motion in extreme detail, and give you a host of new ways to manipulate your photos and videos. The feature is already available in the Sony Xperia XZ1, which is widely considered to have one of the best smartphone cameras on the market.
samsung  mobile  photography  rumor  gadgetluv 
september 2017 by jasonsamuels
Google rumored to buy HTC's phone arm, and it makes total sense
If the HTC acquisition actually goes through, things could be quite different from Google's Motorola acquisition. The most obvious change is that Google is already producing its own branded phones this time and desperately needs something to set its phones apart from competitors. 
google  HTC  android  business  rumor 
september 2017 by jasonsamuels
Samsung is sole supplier of costly 'iPhone 8' OLED, putting Apple in 'urgent need' of alternatives
According to Kuo, "Apple is in urgent need of finding a second source of OLED." Any diversity in the supply chain will take time, however, as competing display makers need to not only ramp up OLED output, but also master manufacturing of the next-generation display technology to meet Apple's quality control standards.
apple  samsung  mobile  rumor  display 
september 2017 by jasonsamuels
Key iPhone 7s Specs Revealed
Unlike previous generations of s-model iPhones, this year's models will be visibly distinct, as the larger size is tied to the new glass backs that Apple's applying to the handset, as well as a wireless charging option.
apple  mobile  rumor  gadgetluv 
august 2017 by jasonsamuels
iPhone 8 unlikely to have curved edge display: source
Kuo said only about 2 million to 4 million units of iPhones will be available in the third quarter of this year due to the shortage issue. 
apple  rumor 
august 2017 by jasonsamuels
Here's What Microsoft is Saying Internally About Surface Quality and Reliability - Thurrott.com
the net result was that Microsoft had to push out some existing designs quickly to get ahead of the reliability issues. The result was Surface Laptop, an uninspiring product whose origin is years old (Julie Larson-Green was still working at that part of Microsoft at the time), and the new Surface Pro, which is obviously just a minor update. More forward-leaning products like a new Surface Hub, code-named Aruba, and a mobile device code-named Andromeda, were pushed back, in the former’s case to 2019.
Microsoft  surface  rumor 
august 2017 by jasonsamuels
KGI: Samsung to stick with rear-fingerprint sensor in Galaxy S9, adopt under-display sensor with Galaxy Note 9 | 9to5Google
Samsung is reported to be making its first smartphone with an under-display fingerprint sensor in the Galaxy Note 9. The report says that Samsung has no reason to risk the technology in the S9 since the upcoming iPhone 8 has ditched efforts to implement it.
samsung  apple  mobile  tech  rumor 
august 2017 by jasonsamuels
New Chromebook Eve: Beyond The Pixel
I’ve said this on countless occasions. Google may be officially in the hardware business, but they really aren’t in the hardware business. It’s all a means to an end. The common thread? Google Assistant
google  chromebooks  rumor  ai  gadgetluv 
july 2017 by jasonsamuels
iPhone 8 Display 'Confirmed,' Price Still a Mystery - Geek.com
“We have rendered these to visualize the final design, and I can confirm that, despite problems, fears Apple would fall back on a less ambitious ‘Plan B’ are unfounded,” he wrote on Sunday, alongside a series of images.
apple  mobile  gadgetluv  rumor 
july 2017 by jasonsamuels
Chromebooks Getting New Top Row Keyboard Layout - Starting With 'Eve'
It is becoming more and more clear that ‘Eve’ is ready to redefine the Chrome OS experience through not only new hardware, but new ways in which that hardware will interact with Chrome OS on a fundamental level. I’m sure there will be more, and we’ll keep digging to find it.
chromebooks  innovation  gadgetluv  rumor 
july 2017 by jasonsamuels
Apple Is Working Hard On An iPhone Rear-Facing 3D Laser For AR And Autofocus: Source
Put in this context, the idea that Apple is working on a rear-facing 3D sensor for the iPhone is no huge revelation. The question is how long Apple can wait after the introduction of ARKit to get the laser into the iPhone.
apple  tech  mobile  virtual-reality  rumor 
july 2017 by jasonsamuels
Moto X4 photo leaked, showing dual cameras and curved screen - The Verge
A leak of a company presentation slide from May revealed that there would be five phone ranges of the new Moto to come, including what we now know to be the Moto X4. In that photo, the Moto X was said to be made of full metal.
motorola  gadgetluv  rumor  mobile 
july 2017 by jasonsamuels
Google Leak Reveals Pixel 2 'Shape Change'
the big news remains the display. If Google is following rivals down the 18:9 route, the other key benefit is it should result in dramatically slimmer top and bottom bezels - perhaps the biggest criticism of the existing Pixel and Pixel XL devices.
google  pixel  gadgetluv  rumor  mobile 
june 2017 by jasonsamuels
Apple to discontinue iPad mini as device gets squeezed from both ends – BGR
Not one to ever be shy about disrupting the company’s own lineup, our source beats the Apple drum and states that there’s “fierce cannibalism of our own products” and that the iPad mini has just been “sized out of its own category.” We’re also told that the numbers are “very clear” as far as sales are concerned, which is most likely the biggest reason the company plans to eliminate the littlest iPad.
apple  tablet  rumor 
may 2017 by jasonsamuels
Take That, Intel: AMD Unveils 16-core Ryzen 'Threadripper' Enthusiast CPU - ExtremeTech
Now, AMD is prepping a new, workstation-class CPU to take Intel on at the top of its market. Ryzen Threadripper will debut on an all-new motherboard platform with support for up to 16 cores, 32 threads, four memory channels, and (we suspect) a price point that’ll give Intel heartburn once again. In fact, some of the rumors we’ve heard about Skylake-X, such as Intel’s rumored 12-core Core i9, make sense if evaluated against Threadripper and AMD’s competitive positioning at this price point.
amd  cpu  gadgetluv  rumor 
may 2017 by jasonsamuels
Intel Skylake X Core i9-7920X 12 Core X299 HEDT CPU and More Leaked
The latest specifications aren’t confirmed by Intel as of yet but they are very juicy in terms of details. The first most interesting detail is that Intel is finally going to stop using the age-old Core i7 branding on their high-end processors and go straight for Core i9 branding. The new Skylake X processor family is targeted at very high end enthusiasts and multi-tasking geared desktop PCs that require top notch performance in various tasks.
intel  cpu  rumor 
may 2017 by jasonsamuels
iPhone 8 images based on leaked factory CAD drawings show all glass design, thicker body | 9to5Mac
The renders show the iPhone 8 with a nearly edge-to-edge OLED display, as well as stainless steel edges similar to that of the iPhone 4. On the back of the device you can see an all-glass deign, as well as a vertical dual-camera design. It has been reported in the past that the iPhone 8’s vertical dual-camera array could lend itself to advanced augmented reality features.
apple  mobile  rumor  gadgetluv 
may 2017 by jasonsamuels
oneplus 5 leak
It’s supposed to match the Galaxy S8’s specs, and even offer a few improvements. But it’s also meant to be a lot cheaper, which is what makes these OnePlus phones so exciting.
OnePlus  gadgetluv  rumor  mobile 
may 2017 by jasonsamuels
Intel 8th Gen Coffee Lake 6 Core Processor Specifications Detailed
These listings more or less confirm the rumors that Intel have pushed ahead the launch of their processor lineups. We can see Coffee Lake chips on consumer platforms as early as August 2017 with engineering samples of the new 300-series chipset based motherboards being shown off at Computex in June 2017.
intel  cpu  rumor 
april 2017 by jasonsamuels
Samsung said to be developing display wth four curved sides - SamMobile
The report mentions that this display panel would allow for a screen-to-body ratio more than 98 percent so the front of the device will essentially be a big slab of glass. The handset would have no top or bottom bezels and would look unlike any other smartphone on the market right now.
samsung  gadgetluv  mobile  rumor  innovation  display 
april 2017 by jasonsamuels
New Surface Laptop Leak Reveals Microsoft's Latest Challenge To Google
Thanks to the use of the #MicrosoftEDU hashtag, it is fair to say that the education market will feature in the May 2nd event. Once you look at the Chromebook growth in the education market, Microsoft’s push toward cloud-based services, rumors of a low-cast clamshell device with potential Surface branding and the details obtained by Windows Central, a clear picture emerges of Microsoft’s ambition to use low-cost hardware to increase the adoption of its cloud-based services.
Microsoft  gadgetluv  rumor 
april 2017 by jasonsamuels
New 'pro' iMac said to have discrete GPU and Xeon E3 processor, ship at end of 2017
The "server-grade" iMac reportedly sports the Xeon E3-1285 processor, between 16GB and 64GB of ECC RAM, up to 2TB of NVMe SSE storage, and the "latest" discrete GPU. DigiTimes doesn't expect availability of the high-end iMac until the very end of 2017.
apple  pc  rumor  gadgetluv 
april 2017 by jasonsamuels
Intel 'Cannon Lake' Core processor suitable for MacBook Pro, iMac likely delayed, could slip into 2018
The current 14nm Kaby Lake is thought to be the next processor to be used in a rumored 2017 refresh of the MacBook Pro, with a number of processors from the line reportedly making an appearance in beta code of macOS Sierra 10.12.4. Compared to the current Skylake generation, Kaby Lake as only a slight processing power increase, but with bigger improvements to the onboard GPU and power efficiency.
apple  pc  rumor  intel  cpu 
april 2017 by jasonsamuels
Cannon Lake gets Intel's 802.11ac Wi-Fi
the chips will have support for USB 3.1 (10 Gbps) and 802.11ac Wi-Fi. Other than that the 300-series chipsets are a bit of a yawn and look too close to the 200-series offerings
intel  cpu  rumor 
april 2017 by jasonsamuels
Apple Readies iPhone Overhaul for Smartphone’s 10th Anniversary - Bloomberg
Apple is preparing three iPhones for launch as soon as this fall, including upgraded versions of the current two iPhone models and a new top-of-the-line handset with an overhauled look, according to people familiar with the matter. For the redesigned phone, Apple is testing a new type of screen, curved glass and stainless steel materials, and more advanced cameras
apple  mobile  rumor  gadgetluv 
april 2017 by jasonsamuels
Microsoft's "Tabbed Shell" Will Reportedly Bring Tabs to File Explorer, Other Applications - WinBuzzer
If it makes it into a build, this could be a big feature for productivity. Apple has been using tabbed Finder windows for a while, and this would put the two even in that regard. However, Tabbed Shell may go a step further. Sources suggest it will work with any app window, with no need for implementation by the developer.
windows  rumor  ux 
april 2017 by jasonsamuels
Report: Surface Pro 5 gets new CPUs but keeps the proprietary power connector | Ars Technica
Surface Pro 5 will not change the Surface Connect power connector, I was just told. Kaby Lake, nothing dramatic.
Microsoft  surface  gadgetluv  rumor 
april 2017 by jasonsamuels
Exclusive: Apple has ordered 70m units of OLED panels: sources- Nikkei Asian Review
A supply chain source familiar with iPhone designs revealed the size of the order, which was in line with an estimate by David Hsieh, senior director at research company IHS Markit. It will be the first time Apple adopts a curved OLED screen for its iPhones, marking a major overhaul and generating high expectations for the model.
apple  mobile  rumor  gadgetluv 
april 2017 by jasonsamuels
Sketchy report suggests iPhone 8 will be named ‘iPhone Edition’, Touch ID moved to rear, vertical dual cameras | 9to5Mac
The site has also included some rendered mockups (above) which are supposed to be ‘very close’ to the real thing. The images show a device with no left or right bezels, and dramatically reduced equal-height bezels on the top and bottom.
apple  mobile  rumor  gadgetluv 
march 2017 by jasonsamuels
Microsoft's Spring fling: Is another new Surface device category coming? | ZDNet
It's important to remember that Microsoft's purpose in building its own line of Surface-branded hardware is to create new categories, not to go head-to-head with its own partners in already established ones. So if there is a clamshell-like Surface coming, Microsoft will need to claim it's a new category, the same way that it claimed its Surface Studio all-in-one wasn't just another desktop PC, but a product that could turn your desk into a studio.
Microsoft  surface  gadgetluv  rumor 
march 2017 by jasonsamuels
Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Release UPDATE: Hybrid's Launch Delayed Till Windows 10 Creators Update; Here is the Reason : News : Droid Report
As the Intel Kaby Lake chipsets considered a major factor for the release od Microsoft Surface Pro 5, the Redmond company hardly has enough reason to delay the next 2-in-1. Multiple reports have predicted that the Microsoft Surface Pro 5 will be running with the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update. This major component is set to launch next month, therefore the new tablet is also rumored to come out next month
Microsoft  tablet  surface  rumor 
march 2017 by jasonsamuels
Galaxy S8 Camera May Shoot 1000 fps Super Slo-Mo
1000 FPS would mean one frame every millisecond, which would allow you to use the S8 to record all sorts of interesting scenes, like the flapping of a hummingbird’s wings to a photo finish at a NASCAR race. Previously, to get these kind of speeds, you would need to shell out around $1,000 for something like Sony’s RX1000 Mark 4 bridge camera,
samsung  mobile  gadgetluv  photography  rumor 
march 2017 by jasonsamuels
Microsoft new Surface Book enters mass production
The sources believe Microsoft's decision to lower the price range for its new Surface Book is because the existing Surface Book's high price level has significantly limited demand, while the detachable design also created conflict with its Surface Pro product line in terms of product position. Because of the two factors, the sources estimate that Microsoft only shipped 500,000 Surface Books in 2016
Microsoft  surface  gadgetluv  rumor 
march 2017 by jasonsamuels
Amazon plans to release new Alexa devices that can make phone calls and work as intercoms - Recode
The device, or devices, will also allow people to talk with others on the opposite end of another Alexa device through a feature that could serve as an intercom system, these people said.
amazon  home  rumor 
march 2017 by jasonsamuels
Surface Pro 5 release date, news and rumors | TechRadar
What is it? The would-be fifth Surface Pro tablet
When is it out? Current rumors point to spring 2017
What will it cost? Likely as much as – if not more than – the current model
Microsoft  tablet  gadgetluv  rumor 
march 2017 by jasonsamuels
iPhone 8 Will Have Curved OLED Screen and USB-C Connector - Mac Rumors
Additionally, in a new claim likely to cause much debate, the paper reports that Apple will replace the Lightning connector with a USB-C port. Indeed, all of the next iPhones are said to feature a "USB-C port for the power cord and other peripheral devices instead of the company's original Lightning connector".
apple  mobile  rumor 
february 2017 by jasonsamuels
Intel's 7560 Modem Could Push Next iPhone to 1Gbps | News & Opinion | PCMag.com
Like the X16, the Intel 7560 is LTE Category 16/13, with download speeds of 1Gbps and upload speeds of 225Mbps. It supports up to 8x4 MIMO, up to 35 LTE bands, and all of the current evolutions of LTE, GSM, and CDMA. Intel says the new modem is "expected to sample in the first half of this year and move into production soon afterward."
intel  wireless  mobile  apple  business  rumor 
february 2017 by jasonsamuels
Apple patents screen tech capable of reading fingerprints without dedicated sensor
Among other facets, including the ability to completely replace bulky capacitive sensor components with strategically placed infrared light emitters and sensors, today's patent lays out a design for incorporating touch panels and fingerprint sensors using largely similar hardware. Interestingly, some embodiments jibe with rumors surrounding a rumored "iPhone 8" with full-face display, specifically rumblings about an "invisible" home button and Touch ID sensor.
apple  tech  mobile  rumor 
february 2017 by jasonsamuels
iPhone 8 Leak Reveals Apple's Expensive Secrets
Kuo reiterated that there will be three new iPhones in 2017: two incremental ‘iPhone 7S’ upgrades and an all new OLED iPhone 8 / iPhone X introduced to celebrate the 10th anniversary
apple  mobile  gadgetluv  rumor 
february 2017 by jasonsamuels
Microsoft teases its new Windows 10 design changes - The Verge
While the screenshots show some fairly minor adjustments to the overall Windows 10 design, Microsoft is emphasizing more use of animations and visually blurring elements within apps. Project Neon will also include a focus on Microsoft’s 3D efforts in Windows 10, and the company’s HoloLens software.
windows  ux  rumor 
february 2017 by jasonsamuels
Samsung Galaxy S8 to have bigger 'infinity' display, insiders say | Technology | The Guardian
The so-called “infinity display” will cover the majority of the front of the device, with very little body on the top and bottom of the screen not dedicated to the display. Two sources said there wasn’t even room to put a logo or brand name on the front of the device. Samsung has moved the fingerprint scanner to the back of the device, multiple sources said. The Galaxy S8 will have a traditional 3.5mm headphone socket, according to several sources.
samsung  mobile  gadgetluv  rumor 
january 2017 by jasonsamuels
Report: Apple, Carl Zeiss Developing Smart Glasses | News & Opinion | PCMag.com
CEO Tim Cook is certainly enthusiastic about the technology, telling ABC's Robin Roberts in the fall that AR "gives the capability for both of us to sit and be very present, talking to each other, but also have other things, visually, for both of us to see," and calling virtual reality "really cool."
apple  glasses  rumor 
january 2017 by jasonsamuels
Rumor Tips High-End iPhone 'Ferrari' | News & Opinion | PCMag.com
The latest reports suggest Apple will introduce three new iPhone models in 2017, including a high-end model codenamed Ferrari. It will reportedly include an AMOLED screen for an edge-to-edge experience, as well as an internal redesign
apple  mobile  rumor 
december 2016 by jasonsamuels
LG to supply foldable displays to Apple, Google and Microsoft soon
Reports claim that LG has just signed an agreement to become the supplier for foldable OLED displays for Apple, Google and Microsoft. Yes, three OEMs, and not just one. It makes a lot of sense given the fact that Samsung is the only company that has proven capable of mass producing the technology, so hey, competition only drives more innovation forward.

At this point it’s really hard to predict how early we’ll see products with this new technology, but we do hear that display delivery is planned for 2018.
lg  display  innovation  rumor 
december 2016 by jasonsamuels
Samsung Plans All-Screen Design in New Galaxy S8 Phones - Bloomberg
The bezel-less displays will provide more viewing real estate while a virtual home button will be buried in the glass in the the lower section, the people said, asking not to be identified because the details haven’t been released. The new phones will only come with wraparound displays using organic light-emitting diode technology
samsung  mobile  gadgetluv  rumor 
december 2016 by jasonsamuels
Massive Apple Leaks Reveal Radical New iPhone
Needless to say there’s a lot to take in here, but some of it is also very familiar. The OLED switch and ‘All glass’ designs have produced enough smoke to seriously suggest there’s fire here. And Kuo and the WSJ have both previously gone on record earlier in the year to say Apple was toying with the idea of a curved ‘Edgeless’ display.
apple  mobile  rumor  gadgetluv 
december 2016 by jasonsamuels
iPhone 8: Curved OLED screen, higher price, Wall Street Journal says - Business Insider
"iPhone 8 design didn't sound 100% locked down but we believe the move is to a bezel-less design with screen sizes getting larger and curved edges in the original envelope," Barclays analysts wrote in November.
apple  mobile  rumor 
november 2016 by jasonsamuels
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