Tag Archive: Factor


Apple-Samsung jury foreman says Google link wasn’t a factor

  For the second time in a row Samsung has been found guilty by a US court of ripping off Apple’s patents, but according to the jury foreman in the latest Apple vs Samsung case, there wasn’t a single piece…Read more ›

Purported iPad 5 Rear Shell Shows Off New Form Factor [Image]

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I have to admit, I hadn’t heard of case maker Tactus until last week, but in the space of just a few days it has published an unveiling date and specifications for the fifth-generation iPad, the plastic casing for Apple’s rumored low-cost iPhone, and now the fifth-generation iPad’s new aluminum shell.

Although there’s no way of confirming this shell is genuine — it could have been manufactured by a third-party company building fakes  [Read More…]

Pentax Q Lens Adapters Add Crazy 5.5x Crop Factor

For just $ 300, you can render your Leica and Nikon lenses almost useless

Pentax tiny mirrorless camera, the Q (full review coming next week), is an odd beast. Like Nikons 1 series cameras, it has interchangeable lenses which are inexplicably paired with a point-and-shoot-sized sensor (0.43 -inches on the diagonal). And now, with some new lens adapters, you can make it a little bit odder.   The adapters come  [Read More…]

Steve Jobs Boosts Americas Cool Factor in International Poll

Water cooler alert: a new poll names Steve Jobs as the coolest man in tech, helping propel his fellow U.S. citizens to the position of coolest people on the planet. Social networking site Badoo.com asked 30,000 people in 15 countries to name the coolest nationality. Big win for the red white and blue: America won the top spot. America boasts the worlds coolest leader, Obama; the coolest rappers, Jay-Z  [Read More…]