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Apple has Team of 100 Product Designers Working on a Smart Watch

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Bloomberg is reporting that Apple has a team of about 100 product designers working on a wristwatch computer, according to "two people familiar with the company's plans." The New York Times previously reported that Apple had been "experimenting" with a curved glass smart watch, but Bloomberg believes that Apple's smart...
Apple has Team of 100 Product Designers Working on a Smart Watch

LG Optimus G Pro gets official with 5.5-inch display

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LG has made its Optimus G Pro for South Korea official, with the device set to reach users by the end of the month. The Optimus G Pro differs from the 5-inch version recently unveiled for the Japanese market in its screen size only, with its cutting edge internal components...
LG Optimus G Pro gets official with 5.5-inch display

Where Apple and Dick Tracy May Converge

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Where Apple and Dick Tracy May Converge: I swear I just read something about Dick Tracy and Apple's iWatch... Oh, that's right: I wrote it 10 days ago. But Nick Bilton of NYT does add quite a bit to the notion, namely sources pointing to the use of curved glass...
Where Apple and Dick Tracy May Converge

Apple's reportedly testing curved glass for 'iWatch'

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Apple's much-rumored smart wristwatch to feature a curved glass display that will set it apart from competitors, reports The New York Times. [Read more]...
Apple's reportedly testing curved glass for 'iWatch'

Apple May Not Have A Choice But To Release A Watch

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Apple is reportedly developing a smart watch made from curved glass. Does it really have a choice? With iPhone sales stalling, the Cupertino innovator is in desperate need of another hit product, and not just any product: Apple needs something that consumers will refresh every 12 to 18 months. My...
Apple May Not Have A Choice But To Release A Watch
Apple’s rumored curved-glass wrist computer mocked up

Boot up: iWatch confirmed?, Surface in demand, Spotify on WinPhone and more

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Plus the router feature that could let it be pwned, Flash at risk (again), motherboards on the market and moreA quick burst of 12 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamDisruptions: Apple is said to be developing a curved-glass smart watch >> NYTimes.comIn its headquarters...
Boot up: iWatch confirmed?, Surface in demand, Spotify on WinPhone and more

NYT: Apple experimenting with wrist-worn iOS devices using curved glass

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Rumors of Apple building a watch-like device have existed since time immemorial -- they've built up the same near-mythical status that the iPhone did pre-2007, or a TV set does today. The New York Times, however, claims that the watch concept exists as more than just some fan art....
NYT: Apple experimenting with wrist-worn iOS devices using curved glass

Former Apple designer reveals Apple passed on a curved-glass iPhone due to cost

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We have been getting some interesting bits and pieces from the Apple vs Samsung trial this week, much of which was related to early iPhone prototypes referenced in pre trial briefs by Samsung’s lawyers who alleged Apple was inspired by Sony products when creating its initial iPhone concepts. Today...
Former Apple designer reveals Apple passed on a curved-glass iPhone due to cost

Here's What A Curved Glass iPhone Would Look Like In Real Life (AAPL)

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Apple recently received a patent for an iPhone design made of curved glass. We think there's pretty much no way this will ever see the light of day in physical form, but it's still a neat idea. The image from the filing looks like this: Not much to look at. But...
Here's What A Curved Glass iPhone Would Look Like In Real Life (AAPL)

Corning's flexible 'Willow Glass' won't appear in consumer products for at least 3 years

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Devices featuring Corning's bendable "Willow Glass" won't arrive for at least three years, an announcement that dampens expectations of a rumored Apple-built watch with curved glass display featuring Corning's technology....
Corning's flexible 'Willow Glass' won't appear in consumer products for at least 3 years

LG reveals 5.5-inch Optimus G Pro design with curved glass

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Clearly, a lot of us wanted LG to reveal the design of the 5.5-inch Optimus G Pro as quickly as possible: just a day after a teaser, we're looking at the complete picture. And it's quite a looker, by all counts. While it has the familiar digital cube effect...
LG reveals 5.5-inch Optimus G Pro design with curved glass

Corning Says Devices With Flexible 'Willow Glass' Displays Unlikely to Appear for at Least Three Years

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While The New York Times reported earlier this month that Apple is working on a curved glass smart watch that could potentially make use of Corning's recently-announced bendable Willow Glass, Bloomberg now reports that Corning sees a wait of at least three years before devices using Willow Glass displays will...
Corning Says Devices With Flexible 'Willow Glass' Displays Unlikely to Appear for at Least Three Years
NYT: Apple 'experimenting' with curved glass smartwatch

Apple Designer on Why Curved Glass and Extruded Aluminum iPhone Designs Were Rejected

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With court documents in the ongoing legal dispute between Apple and Samsung having yielded a remarkable number of design concepts and prototypes from the development of the iPhone and iPad, Network World has taken a look at testimony that explains why Apple rejected some of the ideas. The testimony comes...
Apple Designer on Why Curved Glass and Extruded Aluminum iPhone Designs Were Rejected
Ubi turns any wall into a touchscreen using Microsoft's Kinect
iWatch watch: Apple reportedly testing curved glass devices for your wrist

The New York Times is back with the curved glass iOS iWatch story

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According to a report from Nick Bilton for The New York Times citing people close to the situation, Apple is currently in the process of developing a wristwatch that utilizes curved glass. This isn’t the first time Bilton has reported that Apple has wearable devices in the works, and there...
The New York Times is back with the curved glass iOS iWatch story

Apple abandoned iPhone with curved glass, iPhone mini over cost and comfort concerns

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Apple's ongoing patent war with rival Samsung continues to yield troves of information on one of the world's most secretive companies, with testimony from a former design lead revealing that costs prevented Apple from launching its first iPhone design with contoured screens while concerns over consumer comfort put the dagger...
Apple abandoned iPhone with curved glass, iPhone mini over cost and comfort concerns

The Nokia Lumia 920 Is Packed With A Lot Of Innovation

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Nokia has placed a lot of time and effort into the design of it's new Lumia 920 The phone features a curved glass display and the company is excited about expanding it's color story. Offers personality, style, and a little bit of panache.  Sleek and smooth, no camera bump or...
The Nokia Lumia 920 Is Packed With A Lot Of Innovation

Poll Technica: Flexible glass displays coming to an iOS device near you?

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Apple may be working on a product that uses flexible glass displays, as evidenced by a job listing that temporarily appeared on the company's site. The listing, seen by several sites and screengrabbed by 9to5Mac before its removal, showed Apple searching for a senior optical engineer to work in...
Poll Technica: Flexible glass displays coming to an iOS device near you?

Ubi turns any wall into a touchscreen using Microsoft's Kinect

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"We can turn any surface into a 3D touchscreen," explained Anup Chathoth, one third of Munich-based startup Ubi Interactive. Such claims typically conjure up images of floating Minority Report-style touchscreens made from curved glass, but that's exactly what this three-person team has developed. Ubi's system uses a Microsoft Kinect...
Ubi turns any wall into a touchscreen using Microsoft's Kinect

Apple's new smartwatch will run iOS and be launched before the end of the year, according to reports

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Rumors of a smartwatch currently being developed by Apple continue to gain traction, as both Bloomberg and The Verge shed some light on its current development status and how it will operate in day-to-day use. Bloomberg has reported that Apple currently has a team of “about 100 product designers” who...
Apple's new smartwatch will run iOS and be launched before the end of the year, according to reports
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Nokia to unveil two Windows Phone 8 phones on September 5th

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During its press event on September 5th, Nokia (NOK) will reportedly announce two new Windows Phone 8 devices, according to anonymous sources speaking with The Verge. The two smartphones will be part of Nokia’s Lumia portfolio and are currently code-named the “Arrow” and “Phi.” The Phi is considered a high-end device that will...
Nokia to unveil two Windows Phone 8 phones on September 5th
Nokia set to unveil 'Arrow' and 'Phi' Windows Phone 8 handsets with AT&T as main carrier

Review: LG Nexus 4 - a world class smartphone for $300

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Honestly, when I heard that the Nexus 4, the long-rumored LG entrant into the Google-phone legacy, was going to come sans LTE, I almost threw in the towel on it.  After all, the last version, the Galaxy Nexus, is equipped with LTE in its Verizon and Samsung incarnations with LTE....
Review: LG Nexus 4 - a world class smartphone for $300

Apple Reportedly Testing 1.5-Inch OLED Displays for Smart Watch

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Japanese blog Macotakara points to a pair of reports in today's edition of Taiwanese newspaper Economic Times addressing rumors surrounding Apple's smart watch effort. According to the first report [Google translation], Apple has begun sampling 1.5-inch OLED displays from RITEK subsidiary RiTdisplay. The report also claims that RITEK's joint venture...
Apple Reportedly Testing 1.5-Inch OLED Displays for Smart Watch

Apple preferred curved-glass iPhone designs, but they were too costly, former designer testifies

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A deposition from a former creative lead at Apple has revealed that the company was very interested in curved glass designs for the iPhone, but it shelved the early prototypes because they were too expensive. Network World discovered the relevant deposition among the court documents in the Apple versus Samsung case,...
Apple preferred curved-glass iPhone designs, but they were too costly, former designer testifies

Second-gen Nest teardown reveals high degree of repairability, fun with curved glass

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Chances are if you've bought a $250 thermostat you aren't going to immediately rip it apart to see what makes it tick. Thankfully, there's folks like iFixit that does these sorts of things for us, and they've now finally done the honors with Nest's second-generation unit. As with the...
Second-gen Nest teardown reveals high degree of repairability, fun with curved glass
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