Tag Archive: Developing

Secret Apple factory developing new microLED displays

Apple is allegedly using its secretive new lab facilities in Taiwan to develop microLED displays which are thinner and more energy-efficient than the displays currently used in the company’s products, a new report states. Unlike traditional LCD displays, microLED displays don’t require backlighting, while also offering an increased color range and higher resolution graphics. Unfortunately, the […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Kobe Bryant says making an iPhone isn’t too different than developing your hoops skills

Facing the end of his long, dominant NBA career, Kobe Bryant is branching out into the business world with Kobe Inc., and while he’s picked the brains of people like Oprah, Hillary Swank and Arianna Huffington, it was a meeting…Read more ›

Microsoft is developing its own iPhone-friendly smartwatch

The smartwatch race is on, and Microsoft has its one contender in the works. Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch lineup is widely considered a dud, and many are waiting to see what Apple has up its sleeve with the iWatch. Not…Read more ›

Apple Developing Portable Solar Charges For iOS Devices

Unofficial iDevice chargers have taken the form of everything from the hand crank to to the camp stove, and now it seems that Apple is getting in on the act too by taking out a patent for portable solar panel…Read more ›

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WSJ: Microsoft Developing 7-Inch Surface To Compete With iPad Mini, Nexus 7


Microsoft is planning a new lineup of Surface tablets that includes a 7-inch model designed to compete with Apple’s iPad mini and Google’s Nexus 7, The Wall Street Journal reports. The device will enter mass production later this year, according to people familiar with Microsoft’s plans, but it’s unclear when the company will bring the new slate to market.

The Journal reports that Microsoft didn’t start planning a 7-inch tablet until recently, having seen  [Read More…]

Bloomberg: Just Like Apple, Samsung Is Developing A Smartwatch


Apple is expected to unveil its first smartwatch sometime this year, and there’s one company who will be right on its tail, competing for sales. As you may have already guessed, that company is Samsung.

Lee Young Hee, executive vice president of  the Korean company’s mobile business, confirmed the move during an interview with Bloomberg.

“We’ve been preparing the watch product for so long,” Lee said. “We are working very hard to  [Read More…]

A Jailbreaker’s Perspective On The Pros And Cons Of Developing For The App Store Vs. Cydia [JailbreakCon]

The iOS App Store has seen unprecedented success since its launch in 2008. Apple undoubtedly boasts the largest and most vibrant app ecosystem in existence, but the App Store’s success has come at a cost.

Apple’s ‘walled garden’ approach gives the company complete control over which apps are published in the App Store. If an app doesn’t follow Apple’s playbook, it doesn’t get in. You may work for months and months  [Read More…]

Mysterious Job Posting Shows RIM Looking To Start Developing iPhone/iPad Apps

RIM’s next new hire may very well be an iOS app creator

RIM has making some interesting choices regarding its future over the past year. The company launched its PlayBook tablet with what was really a beta release of the OS. It expanded its device management platform to include support for managing iOS and Android devices (though many saw that move as too little openness too late in the game).  [Read More…]

Apple Is Developing A Scanner iOS App

According to 9to5Mac, Apple is now developing a Scanner app for iOS Devices. The app wouldnt be very different from the current apps that allows you to take a picture and save it as pdf, But Apple will surely enhance the quality a lot more than current apps. apple ios scanner Here is  [Read More…]

Apple Suppliers Accused Of Poisoning China And Other Developing Countries

Smog over Beijing (Photo by kevindooley – http://flic.kr/p/A8nn7)

Chinese environmental activists are threatening to tarnish Apples image unless the tech giant reduces the amount of pollution coming from suppliers in this populous country. Five non-governmental organizations Wednesday released a report charging Apple uses suppliers which take advantage of the loopholes in developing countries environmental management systems. The report claims in the eastern city of Kunshan an increase in cancer rates was  [Read More…]