Apple and Google preparing to enter VR market
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Thursday, 28 January 2016 11:05

Apple and Google preparing to enter VR market


New job postings suggest keen interest

It was made clear earlier this month at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that 2016 would be the year that virtual reality (VR) finally becomes available in consumer formats to initial enthusiast public audiences. Some of the major competitors we’ve seen in this space so far include Facebook-owned Oculus with its Rift headset, Sony’s PlayStation VR headset and HTC’s Vive Pre headset, which we explored here.

Samsung warns of weaker earnings
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Thursday, 28 January 2016 10:08

Samsung warns of weaker earnings


Copies Apple again 

It seems that Apple is not the only one which is being hard hit by a fall in interest in smartphones. its rival Samsung is reporting the same sort of problems, only it has the advantage of other products it can fall back on and a big R&D budget for future products.

Apple Watch 2 enters production in Q2 2016
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Thursday, 28 January 2016 08:25

Apple Watch 2 enters production in Q2 2016


Second-generation forecast lower than expected


A new report by DigiTimes claims that Apple’s second-generation Watch is expected to enter production in the second quarter of 2016, citing sources from within the company’s upstream supply chain.

Apple's "iPhone 7 Plus" to feature rear dual-camera design
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Telephoto and wide-angle lenses side by side

Apple’s upcoming tenth-generation 2016 flagship smartphone device, let’s just call it the “iPhone 7 Plus,” is expected to come in a dual-camera configuration on the back side, according to well-connected KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

Huawei to do well
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Wednesday, 27 January 2016 12:05

Huawei to do well


While others suffer

While other smartphone makers, including the fruity cargo cult Apple see their sales dry up, Huawei is predicted to do rather well.

Apple has disappointing results
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Wednesday, 27 January 2016 09:41

Apple has disappointing results


Tame Apple Press spins it

Waking up this morning you might be surprised to learn that Apple had poor results yesterday, probably because the Tame Apple Press is spinning the poor results like a mad thing.

Microsoft develops one-handed keyboard for iPhone
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Knows its target market

Software king of the world Microsoft has been doing some research into the needs and wants of Apple fanboys and reached the conclusion that they need a keyboard which can be used one-handed.

Apple iPad Air 3 may feature four speakers, rear LED flash
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Toymaker may finally be embracing tablet photography


A recent leak from the folks at French technology blog NoWhereElse.fr has shown what appears to be a rumored sketch-up illustration of Apple’s yet to be announced third-generation, ultrathin iPad Air 3.

Foxconn primary iPhone manufacturing plant goes up in flames
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Fire is contained for now

Last night at Foxconn’s main manufacturing plant in Zhengzhou, east-central China, a large fire broke out spanning several floors of the building and prompting an emergency evacuation procedure.

Prank website instantly crashes and reboots Apple iOS devices
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Update: Now taken offline, but original code still available

Thanks to a few very simple lines of HTML script, a new Apple prank website promises to instantly crash the Safari web browser of any iOS and then reboot a user’s device.