Verizon Sold 2 Million iPhone 4 Units Last Quarter

The 3rd quarter 2011 results posted by Verizon show that the iPhone 4 has done particularly well. It was announced that they saw two million iPhone 4 smartphones sold within the 3 months of the quarter. Remember that this is the iPhone 4 and not the 4S we are speaking about here. Moving on to the iPhone 4S, specific numbers were not provided but it did comment that sales were extremely strong at launch and that they are still struggling to get more stock to satisfy demand.

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iOS 5 on iPad 2 Security Vulnerability Spotted

Since the launch of iOS 5 the iPad 2 has gained a security issue which allows a smartcover, or any other magnet, to be used to bypass the lock screen.

Although some of the things you can do when bypassing the lockscreen are limited, if you leave an app open on your device it can allow users to get in and delete apps or use the last app you had open. If you close out the app you are last in then the user can still delete apps and look at what you have (and search spotlight), the user cannot open apps.

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Teaser Page Goes Live for the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime

Asus has launched a teaser page in preparation for the launch of the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime. The device is a tablet that has an NVIDIA quad-core Kal-El processor inside (a Tegra 2).

The Eee Pad Transformer Prime is the world’s first tablet to feature Project Kal-El, NVIDIA’s next-generation quad-core Tegra┬« mobile chip, giving birth to a new breed of high powered tablet devices. Armed with this technology, the Transformer Prime is blazing fast. In fact, we are setting a new industry standard for how fast a tablet should be. Multitasking and HD movies? Piece of cake.

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Gmail Redesign Leaked by Google

A number of Google properties are getting a redesign. The new designs are a little more sleeker than previous versions and make Google look a little more modern in terms of the interface that millions of people use. To get a look of which way Google is headed in the designs, look at Google search, Adsense, Analytics, Docs as well as Google+ to get a glimpse of how things look.

The image below shows a leaked shot of what Gmail will look like when it gets a new design. The video showing the new design was uploaded by Google to Youtube and for the few minutes it was online (before being pulled), it also showed a number of new features.

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The First Two Galileo Satellites Launch from the EU Today

The European Space Agency will today launch the first two Galileo Validation Satellites in to orbit in preparation for the launch of the new tracking system called GNSS. When fully operational there will be 30 satellites in orbit (inc 3 spares) which will be at an altitude of just over 22KM.

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Android Ice Cream Sandwich Ported to Nexus S 4G

Google [GOOG] launched the Android 4.0 SDK just a few days ago and already we have seen the new version of the operating system ported to another smartphone. The first phone to get the unofficial update is the Nexus S 4G.

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Leaked Nokia Sabre Windows Phone Spotted

Next week we should see the first Nokia Windows Phone smartphones unveiled. The picture below is believed to be one of them which carries the name of Nokia Sabre.

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus Launches

As mentioned in the previous post, Google has launched Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The first smartphone that it will be available on is the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.

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Google Android Ice Cream Sandwich Launched

Google [GOOG] has announced its next version of Android – Ice Cream Sandwich. The new Android 4.0 brings a number of new features to the OS which includes the ability to unlock the device by recognising your face on to an enhanced data management system and on to video calling.

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NTT DoCoMo Confirms November Launch for Galaxy Nexus

NTT DoCoMo has confirmed that the Galaxy Nexus smartphone will be launching in November. The device will be announced in Hong Kong in the next few hours.

The new smartphone is an Android based device that will run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. This is also the first device to run the said operating system.

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A6 Processor for iPhone 5 and iPad 3 Could be From Samsung

When Apple [AAPL] releases its next generation iPad we could be seeing an A6 processor inside that has been built by Samsung. Samsung currently make the processors for iOS based devices (the older A4 chip and the newer A5 chip). It is now believed that they will be making the next generation chip for next years devices.

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Canon EOS-1D X Announced

As expected, Canon has announced a new digital SLR camera called the Canon EOS-1D X. The new camera is very similar in design to the 1D model but has a lot of different tech packed inside the body.

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