Archives for July 2012

Nano-SIMs Being Tested for Next Gen Smartphones

Next generation smartphones, which could include the yet to be announced iPhone 5 and perhaps a new Nexus model from Google, could be getting Nano SIMs instead of micro SIMs. When Apple launched the iPad and iPhone 4, the company opted to use microSIMs which are essentially the same as full SIMs but with a lot of the wasted plastic cut off from around the edges.

We now hear that nano-SIMs are being tested by Apple for the next generation of devices due to launch over the coming months.

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Sony Xperia GX Arrives at the FCC For Testing

It looks like the US will be getting the relatively new Sony Xperia GX smartphone. The device was announced for launch in Japan but has now been spotted at the FCC in the US ready for testing purposes.

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Software Update for new Retina MacBook and Other MacBooks Launched to Fix Heat and Battery Issues

The new range of MacBooks which includes the Retina, Air and regular MacBook Pro launched a few weeks back with a few issues of heat as well as the battery not lasting as long as Apple had stated.

Apple has now released an update that attempts to tackle the problem. The new update fixes issues that lead to increased CPU and power consumption which in turn, will help fix the heat issues.

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New Star Wars Talking Alarm Clocks

Designed for Star Wars fans, these 3 clocks will wake you up to various quotes from either C-3PO, a Stormtrooper or Chewbacca.

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First Nexus S Android Jelly Bean 4.1 Rollout Delayed Due to Emergency Call Problems

Vodafone was about to become the first carrier to roll out Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to the Nexus S in Australia although the process had to be stopped due to a problems found with the emergency call features on the device not meeting Australian regulations.

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Canon EOS M Camera Photo Leaked

The camera below is believed to be the Canon EOS M mirrorless camera. The new camera has been rumoured for a while now with several patents showing up which revealed that Canon is working on such a camera.

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Android Jelly Bean 4.1 Confirmed for HTC One X and One S

HTC has confirmed that the latest version of Google Android (Jelly Bean 4.1) will be coming to the One X and One S.

“We know HTC fans are excited to get their hands on Google’s latest version of Android. At this point in time, we can confirm that we have plans to upgrade our HTC One X, HTC One XL and HTC One S to Jelly Bean. Please stay tuned for more updates regarding device upgrades, timing and other details about HTC and Jelly Bean.”

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