The rumor mill is gearing up for the launch of Apple's fourth-generation iPhone, and the latest rumor has an aroma of fermented hops and barley.
Many observers expect Apple to release a new model in late spring or early summer. CEO Steve Jobs said recently that an updated mobile OS would be ready this summer--a perfect opportunity to release new iPhone hardware. Fueling speculation that a June launch is imminent is a report from Boy Genius Report that it has "confirmed with multiple AT&T sources that the carrier has now put a block on employees … Read more
That's not necessarily a bad thing at all.
The Mini 5 used to look (and may still look) like an oversized Android handset. But now, the newly leaked Dell Streak 7 and 10 appear to be nearly indistinguishable from the iPad's bezeled-but-grippable LCD in a frame design--at least from a head-on view. It will be interesting to see if and when the Streak 5 will see the same redesign.
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LG looks to be building up its 3D and big-screen TV line-ups for the spring 2010 season.
CNET has seen what's purported to be the spring 2010 product roadmap for LG's TV and home theater line. To date, LG hasn't outlined any exact release dates beyond its CES announcements, and to my knowledge didn't plan to do so for at least another month or so. (Panasonic has provided more specifics on its 2010 line-up, and new Samsung's products are beginning to pop up at online retailers.)
In addition to current LG models, the roadmap contains … Read more
Earlier this week, iPhone repair site iResQ posted photos of what the blog claims are fourth-generation iPhone parts, received "as a sample from a reputable source." The most obvious change in features of the alleged new iPhone is that the front panel--and therefore, the phone--measures nearly a quarter-inch taller than the iPhone 3GS.
iResQ claims the new iPhone parts contain an LCD that's glued at the factory to the digitizer, which would suggest higher repair costs as both parts will have to be replaced at once (versus the separate LCD and digitizer on the iPhone 3G and … Read more
Chrysler plans to auction off a 300C at the end of the month. The proceeds will go to the American Red Cross relief effort in Haiti.
Chrysler Brand President and CEO Olivier Francois talks about the auction in this Web video. The donated Chrysler 300C has been signed by about 300 celebrities. It will be auctioned on February 20 by Leake Car Auctions in Oklahoma City.
As inevitable as bad Wi-Fi and long taxi lines in Vegas, pre-CES leaks are unavoidable. This year, many laptops from big-name PC makers have leaked early, mostly thanks to online retailers surfacing the products before the official release dates. These leaks have largely surfaced via sites such as Engadget and Gizmodo, assisted by a tendency for some of these laptops to actually stealth-surface at retail outlets before anyone's noticed.
Keep in mind, this list is only part of what you'll see at CES in the laptops category--there are still plenty of surprises in store. At the same time, … Read more
The FBI has accused the man who allegedly was first, or among the first, to upload a pirated copy of "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" that circulated online in April. What authorities have apparently yet to do is identify the original source of the leak.
On Wednesday, after Gilberto Sanchez was charged in New York with violating federal copyright laws by posting "Wolverine" to a file-sharing site a month before the film's theatrical release, he told reporters from The New York Daily News: "It's just ridiculous. I bought it from a Korean guy on the … Read more
As the World Trade Center and Pentagon were ablaze on September 11, 2001, the U.S. Secret Service's presidential protective detail was informed that a "Korean airliner has been hijacked" en route to San Francisco, prompting already-skittish agents to worry about another wave of terrorist attacks.
That morning and afternoon, Secret Service agents assigned to protect the president and his family found their pagers constantly buzzing with alerts both true and false. There was a false alarm about a Read morebomb in downtown Washington, D.C., a report of "two Arab males detained" after asking …
We've heard rumors of the HTC Leo and saw a rendered image two months ago, but it looks like there's finally something concrete to back those up. Leaked photos have emerged of this upcoming Windows Mobile (WM) device and they show a product that dwarfs the HTC Touch Pro2.
The WVGA display on the Leo is absolutely massive with a diagonal screen size of 4.3 inches. The largest panel on a WM device currently on the market is the Toshiba TG01's 4.1-inch LCD. According to a screenshot showing its specs, the Leo is powered by a 1GHz Qualcomm processor and has 320MB of RAM. More information and pictures after the jump. … Read more