Tag Archive: Panels


According to a new report from Digitimes, U.S.-based GT Advanced Technologies will be supplying sapphire screens for the eagerly anticipated 5.5-inch iPhone 6. Based on Digitimes’ research, GTAT has 2,500 crystal-growing furnaces and mature crystal-growing processes that would allow them… Read more ›

Are we finally getting closer to the existence of the Apple TV set Steve Jobs told Walter Isaacson he had “finally cracked?” According to a new rumor/report from the South Korea-based Korea Herald, an “unnamed” South Korean display manufacture is… Read more ›

Apple has yet to announce a successor to its three-year-old Thunderbolt Display, despite the fact that the company is releasing a new Mac Pro by the end of the year with the ability to power up to three 4K displays… Read more ›     

goal-zero-katabatic-2  You know how camping is all about roughing it and rusticity? Forget it. Goal Zero teamed up with Eddie Bauer to design a solar-powered tent. The Katabatic 2 — we presume, as with most tents, the numeral indicates how any people it sleeps — is designed to support one of Goal Zero’s large, weather-resistant, [...]

The post Goal Zero Builds a Tent with Rooftop Solar Panels and an iPhone-Charging Lantern  [Read More...]

apple-television1Take it with a grain of salt, but DIGITIMES is reporting that Apple is looking to make a deal with either LG or Sharp to manufacture 55- and/or 65-inch Ultra HD TV panels for a future Apple TV set.

The post Apple Pursuing 55- and 65-inch Ultra HD TV panels from LG – Report appeared first on Cult of Mac.

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macworldbugSAN FRANCISCO, MACWORLD/iWORLD 2013 – Witty, engaging, hilarious, beguiling — Saturday Night Live  and Portlandia actor Fred Armisen just gave a room of 2,000 people a Macworld experience they’ll never forget, and it had absolutely nothing to do with tech.

Fred Armisen meeting Steve Jobs back in 2006.

Fred Armisen meeting Steve Jobs back in 2006.

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Search System Preferences in Mac OS X

Whether you’re new to the Mac or just can’t figure out where a specific preference option is buried, you’ll love the convenience of the built-in search function in OS X System Preferences. This is an often overlooked feature that can prevent a lot of frustration when looking for some less-than-obvious settings panels, and it’s very simple to use:

Open System Preferences from the  Apple menu  [Read More...]

Earlier this week, we heard a report from iTV obsessive Gene Munster that Apple was looking to buy up HDTV panels to launch their long-rumored connected television set by the end of 2012. But according to a new report from the sometimes-accidentally-reliable Digitimes, when Apple came knocking for display panels, the big boys all said ‘no.’   According to Digitimes‘s “industry sources,” Apple wants nothing less than an IGZO OLED panel  [Read More...]

Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster has had an idée fixe about Apple’s so-called iTV for so long that before Steve Jobs said he’d “cracked” the television problem, we actually thought he seemed a bit ridiculous. In 2012, though, it’s increasingly looking like Munster is right and Apple is planning an entry into the HDTV market. In fact, according to Munster’s own sources, Apple has been contacting major TV component suppliers about  [Read More...]

Further confirmation is being provided regarding Apple’s move to using Sharp as a source of display for the upcoming iPad 3 from a Wall Street Journal report. It’s been rumored before that Apple is adding Sharp as one of their screen manufacturers for their next generation iPad. People that are familiar with the situation mentioned that the Cupertino giant moves to diversify component suppliers for its products. According to the WSJsources, Apple will also be investing in Sharp’s panel  [Read More...]