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Intel working on ultrabooks and smartphones with built-in wireless charging tech
Mac mini reportedly Apple's choice of Mac line to be made in the U.S. in 2013 by Foxconn

Apple Is Going To Release A Smaller Version MacBook Pro With The Ultra High Resolution Retina Display (AAPL)

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Apple is prepared to announce a lot more than just a new iPhone this week, according to Aaron Lee and Joseph Tsai at DigiTimes. Citing upstream supply chain sources, Tsai and Lee report Apple has begun mass shipping of new iMacs, as well as 13-inch MacBook Pros with retina displays....
Apple Is Going To Release A Smaller Version MacBook Pro With The Ultra High Resolution Retina Display (AAPL)

Boot up: Java Bitcoin malware, Apple and Motorola slapped, Ballmer's big bet and more

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Plus Samsung half-billion goal, what emails does a dormant account receives in nine years?, iPad forecasts and moreA burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamJava applet attack wipes out Bitcoin accounts on Mt.Gox >> TechCrunchJohn Biggs details a phishing site that grabs...
Boot up: Java Bitcoin malware, Apple and Motorola slapped, Ballmer's big bet and more
Phil Schiller interview casting doubt on possible low-end iPhone updated, prompting Reuters withdrawal

Acer, ASUS recovering as HP, Lenovo shadow Apple store idea

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A pair of rumors have four major Windows PC builders coming back after a hard 2011. Acer and ASUS were said by Digitimes to be both avoiding the traditional post-holiday slump. ASUS was purportedly seeing a PC shipment drop of 10 percent, or half as much as it had expected,...
Acer, ASUS recovering as HP, Lenovo shadow Apple store idea
Redesigned 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros reportedly in production

WSJ: Less Expensive iPhone Could Come as Soon as This Year

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A less expensive iPhone is in the works and could go on sale as soon as this year, reports the Wall Street Journal. Digitimes reported something similar earlier today. The translucent iPhone case for the iPhone 5, from iPhone5modWhile Apple has explored such a device for years, the plan has...
WSJ: Less Expensive iPhone Could Come as Soon as This Year

Nokia to launch Windows 8 tablet later this year, says report

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A 10-inch Windows 8 tablet from Nokia is slated for the fourth quarter of 2012, according to sources cited by DigiTimes. [Read more]...
Nokia to launch Windows 8 tablet later this year, says report

Apple reportedly planning a smaller-size iPad for 1Q11, says Digitimes Research

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Apple is reportedly scheduling a smaller 5- to 7-inch version of the iPad that is expected to launch as soon as the first quarter of 2011, according to Digitimes Research senior analyst Mingchi Kuo....
Apple reportedly planning a smaller-size iPad for 1Q11, says Digitimes Research

Intel Delaying Mass Availability of Ivy Bridge Processors Until 'After June'?

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Digitimes reports that Intel has apparently begun informing partners that mass availability of its forthcoming Ivy Bridge processors will be delayed until "after June". Intel is said to be sticking to its initial schedule calling for an April introduction of Ivy Bridge, but only very limited supplies of the chips...
Intel Delaying Mass Availability of Ivy Bridge Processors Until 'After June'?
Acer reportedly launching one Windows Phone 8 and five Android devices in 2013

Apple's MacBook Air continues to dominate PC Ultrabook market, while competition awaits with Windows 8

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Apple continues to dominate the slim notebook market with the MacBook Air and now the MacBook Pro with Retina Display. However, shipments of Windows Ultrabooks haven't yet hit the levels expected - likely because Windows 8 hasn't yet shipped, and when they do, Apple is likely to lose some...
Apple's MacBook Air continues to dominate PC Ultrabook market, while competition awaits with Windows 8

Intel may push Ivy Bridge back to June

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Intel may delay full scale production of its highly anticipated Ivy Bridge processors due to weak PC sales, a result of the slowdown in the global economy. According to Digitimes, Intel is giving PC makers more time to clear their stock, so that Intel in turn can clear its own...
Intel may push Ivy Bridge back to June

Apple Will Ramp Up Production Of The iPad Mini Next Month To Prepare For An October Launch [REPORT] (AAPL)

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Apple is planning to ramp up production of the iPad Mini in September to prepare for launching the product in October, DigiTimes reports. The publication says it has heard from supply chain sources that the smaller iPad has been in production since June, with roughly a few hundred thousand manufactured...
Apple Will Ramp Up Production Of The iPad Mini Next Month To Prepare For An October Launch [REPORT] (AAPL)

Thinner MacBook Pro Models in 13-Inch and 15-Inch Sizes Coming in April?

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In addition to its report today about a potential 14-inch MacBook Air, DigiTimes also claims that Apple is expected to launch its thinner MacBook Pro models perhaps as soon as April. The report is a bit inconsistent in describing the timing, initially stating that the debut would be in April...
Thinner MacBook Pro Models in 13-Inch and 15-Inch Sizes Coming in April?

iPad mini, other devices could adopt ITO film coating

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Apple's rumored mini iPad is expected to use flexible substrates coated with iridium tin oxide (ITO), supplied by a Taiwanese firm, Efun Technology, DigiTimes claims. The site's sources say that the technology has already been used by a number of Samsung devices, thanks to its thin and light nature. The...
iPad mini, other devices could adopt ITO film coating

The New iPhone Is Being Manufactured RIGHT NOW, According To DigiTimes (AAPL)

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Apple's Taiwanese manufacturing partner Pegatron has begun production of the next iPhone, according to a DigiTimes report citing industry sources in Taiwan. The Wall Street Journal also reported last week that the iPhone is already in production, but it did not name a specific manufacturer. Most reports suggest that the...
The New iPhone Is Being Manufactured RIGHT NOW, According To DigiTimes (AAPL)

New iMac and iPad mini to be in Short Supply Until 2013

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DigiTimes reports that shipments of both the iPad mini and iMac are expected to be constrained throughout 2012. In both cases, display production appears to be the limiting factor. For the iPad mini, the panels have reportedly seen low yield rates, especially from one of Apple's suppliers. As a result,...
New iMac and iPad mini to be in Short Supply Until 2013
Rumor: iPad mini is going retina

RUMOR: The New iMacs Will Have Anti-Reflective Displays (AAPL)

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The latest rumor from DigiTimes is that the revamped line of 2012 iMacs (the report refers to them as AIO, or all-in-one PCs) will feature anti-reflective displays. The displays are said to be manufactured by G-Tech Optoelectronics. This would be the first time an anti-reflective display appears on an...
RUMOR: The New iMacs Will Have Anti-Reflective Displays (AAPL)
Will Apple build a 7.85-inch iOS device and deliver it in time for the holidays?

iPhone Maker Foxconn Is Looking To Set Up Factories In The U.S. (AAPL)

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Chinese manufacturing giant Foxconn is exploring plans to build plants in the United States, DigiTimes reports. It is looking at Detroit and Los Angeles. Foxconn is notorious for manufacturing iPads and iPhones in bad working conditions. It has been the target of numerous investigative reports from the Wired, The New...
iPhone Maker Foxconn Is Looking To Set Up Factories In The U.S. (AAPL)

Intel to release Medfield-based tablet for education

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Intel and Lenovo have launched a 10.1-inch Classmate PC -- a ruggedized, classroom-oriented low-cost notebook based on the Atom N2600 dual-core processor -- and Intel is now planning a tablet PC along the same lines, currently code-named "Storybook." The tablet is said by DigiTimes to feature a 10-inch panel that...
Intel to release Medfield-based tablet for education

Boot up: is Google good for Asus?, Chromebook pricing, the iPad mini retina tradeoff and more

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Plus more insider talk on Sinofsky's departure, who the Surface was built for, Windows 95 tips (not quite) and moreA quick burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamCommentary: Is it a blessing for Asustek to have Google backing? >> DigitimesDoes Google treat...
Boot up: is Google good for Asus?, Chromebook pricing, the iPad mini retina tradeoff and more
Smartphone, tablet pile-up may lead to grim Q1 for suppliers
Apple’s 7.85-inch ‘iPad mini’ due later this year, report claims

Low-Cost iPhone to Use Plastic or Hybrid Plastic/Metal Design, Due in Late 2013

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Digitimes provides more details about the rumored cheaper iPhone that has been circulating. According to their supply chain sources, this new entry-level iPhone is said to adopt plastic for its chassis rather than the glass and aluminum that has been used on their current models. iPhone 3GS (2009) had a...
Low-Cost iPhone to Use Plastic or Hybrid Plastic/Metal Design, Due in Late 2013

Apple making a $799 Air in fear of ultrabooks? Nope.

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With the next iPad model at least a year away and the next iPhone a few months off, the Apple rumor mill is pondering a new Apple product line: the MacBook Air. On Monday, Digitimes reports that Apple is considering selling a MacBook Air for $799, which would be $200...
Apple making a $799 Air in fear of ultrabooks? Nope.

E-books for smart kids on ‘dumb’ phones

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Worldreader has already distributed over 75,000 e-books to students in sub-Saharan Africa. Now the literary nonprofit is launching an e-reading app designed for basic mobile phones. In many African countries, 80 percent of the population owns a cell phone. Up to now, Worldreader has focused on distributing Kindles to classrooms...
E-books for smart kids on ‘dumb’ phones
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