News tagged ‘LG’
Apple will start the mass production of the next-gen iPhone with a 4.7-inch display in May. As to the widely-rumored 5.5-inch model, it is very likely to be delayed, Reuters reports. The same source also claims that the release of the new device will take place this fall, probably in September.
A company called Japan Display has recently announced the development of a 5.5-inch Quad HD (WQHD) display with a resolution of 1440x2560. As we already know, the displays for Apple’s iPhone 6 will be manufactured at Sharp's, Japan Display's and LG Electronics’ manufacturing facilities. This means that the next-gen iPhone may be equipped with a brand new display I mentioned above.
comScore MobiLens and Mobile Metrix has analized the data concerning the situation on the smartphone market in the USA for January 2014. It turns out that Apple is on the rise, constantly increasing it share, while Android is falling behind. Blackberry lost the third place to Windows Phone.
@somospostpc has published an interesting comparison list of the percentage of screen versus bezel for smartphones.
Developers can download iOS 7.1 Beta 5
You can update to iOS 7 without a registered iPhone UDID. Tutorial is here.
Download links for iOS 7.1 Beta 5:
Update: Links are removed since they are no longer useful.
No more rumors claiming that Apple’s long-anticipated iWatch will use solar power as a source of energy; as noted by several reliable insiders, the new wearable gadget will be equipped with a usual lithium-ion battery, manufactured (most likely) by LG Chem. However, there’s no information about the battery capacity of the would-be device.
It is Sunday today and I think that you know what that means, huh? It’s time for our traditional top 10 stories of the week. A number of interesting things happened during the past seven days, I must say. But everything in its turn.
New rumors that deal with Apple’s long-anticipated iWatch surfaced on the Internet. This time the South Korean sources claim that LG will produce displays for the wearable gadget. Contrary to the information that appeared earlier, the company from Cupertino is working on one iWatch model, not on two.
According to a research firm NDP, more than 40% of all smartphone users in the USA own an iPhone. This is a significant improvement from Q4 2012 figure, which was 35%. Samsung’s Android devices become more and more popular, so the South Korean manufacturer comes on its usual second place. As to the other companies, namely, Motorola, LG, HTC and Blackberry, their share on the market continues to drop.
Other World Computing has performed a teardown of the late 2013 Mac Pro and confirmed that the desktop is equipped with a removable CPU. This means users can purchase a cheaper Mac Pro, use it for a while and upgrade to a faster processor when the prices drop.
On December 11th or December 12th, Apple updated iOS App Store search algorithms. Such a change made all the apps fall at least 40 spots down in App Store rankings. This is eight times more than usually.
The company from Cupertino has recently made iTunes Match available in several new countries, namely, Finland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Now all of the iTunes users in these countries have access to the popular music service. As to the price of the yearly subscription, it is only 249 kr per year in Denmark, Sweden, and Norway and €24.99 in Finland.
Curved displays are the future. Well, this is what Samsung, LG and a number of other companies want us to believe. Back in October, Samsung announced the first smartphone ever with curved display and LG promised to release a curved OLED television.
The company from Cupertino couldn’t stand aside, so it came up with a patent for its own curved screen for smartphones, tablets and other gadgets. This patent was granted by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday.
According to the latest research conducted by analytics firm comScore, Apple’s smartphones occupy nearly a half of the US market. Samsung, the main rival of the company from Cupertino, is currently on the second place. Its share continues to grow, well, just like the Apple’s one.
If you have difficulties in typing on iPhone (just like me), then the piece of news I’m going to share with you will surely be useful. According to what has been posted on