HTC and Apple settle out-of-court

HTC to pay Apple $6 to $8 patent licensing fee Apple and rival smartphone maker have settled out-of-course and signed-in a 10-year agreement of licensing fee. All the lawsuits between Apple and HTC were withdrawn following the agreement. HTC will reportedly pay Apple a fee ranging from $6 to $8 per phone. After the agreement,…

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Apple replacing Intel chips in Macs?

In a latest report, Apple might be preparing to replace Intel chips with it’s own processors in future versions of Apple computers. Traditionally Apple used to run on chips manufactured by Motorola and IBM, before it switched to Intel for their higher speed performance. Although Intel’s processors are powerful, they are power hungry. That is…

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iPad Mini first batch of reviews – a bit too much positive!

Almost all of the reviewers so far have agreed that the iPad Mini is a high quality product, an iPad shrinked to a smaller useable form factor. They all seem to justify the $129 price premium, when compared to the 7" $199 tablets iPad Mini is usually compared to. Some significant statements on iPad Mini…

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Apple announces 7.9" iPad Mini starting at $329

Apple has announced a 7.9-inch iPad mini. The iPad is smaller enough to fit in one hand and weights. The16GB WiFi-only iPad mini is priced $329. The price is $30 more than the entry level 32GB 4-inch iPod Touch. The processor in the new iPad is A5, the same as the 3rd-generation iPad and the…

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Apple’s ‘little more’ event and iPad mini rumors

Apple is announcing some products tomorrow (on October 23). The teasing tagline in it’s invitation card, "We’ve got a little more to show you," is expected to mean a ‘little device’ – the smaller iPad. Although the device is expected to be named ‘iPad Mini’, some tech pundits have also suggested a new name –…

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Rumors: Apple started mass production of iPad Mini

Wall Street Journals and other medias have reported that Apple Inc. has started the mass production of a new smaller tablet computer, termed iPad Mini. The 7.85-inch tablet is smaller than the current iPad and is rumored to be be unveiled on October 17. Although a number of parts leakage and other insiders reports, there…

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A rare, apology of Apple CEO Tim Cook on the half-baked iOS 6 Maps

Cook tells Apple’s customers that he is "extremely sorry" that the Maps app for iOS 6 didn’t work as well as expected. Cook recommended that iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch customers can download competitive map applications such as Microsoft’s Bing, MapQuest or Waze. He also suggested using Google Maps or Nokia through web app by…

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