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Next iPads Should Be Thinner With Brighter Screens (AAPL)

Apple SVP Phil Schiller discusses the evolution of the iMac

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The new iMacs are so thin not only because of a new laminated glass and screen combo, but because Apple (AAPL) removed the optical drive. Whereas it makes sense for MacBook notebooks to lose the DVD drive to increase portability and make room for a bigger battery, weight isn’t really...
Apple SVP Phil Schiller discusses the evolution of the iMac

Let's Chat About This Curved iPhone "Leak"

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A blurry photo does not an iPhone make. GSMArena has stirred up a lot of excitement with some leaked, blurry images, purportedly of a prototype for an upcoming iPhone. The big deal is that these pics show a device with a curved front and rear face. Let's investigate. The...
Let's Chat About This Curved iPhone "Leak"

The secret behind the new iMac's thinness: It's all about the display

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Apple (AAPL) unveiled a completely redesigned lineup of iMac computers at its press event in San Francisco last week. In traditional fashion, the Cupertino-based company was able to cut the new iMac’s size by 40%, making it the thinnest all-in-one PC in the world at just 5 millimeters thick. According...
The secret behind the new iMac's thinness: It's all about the display

Poll: If iPad 3 is thicker, is that a problem?

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Apple’s next iPad is expected to launch on Wednesday and we’ll start live-blogging the event right here at 9:30am PT. Typical of an Apple launch, there’s rampant speculation and leaked specifications leading up to the event. A screen with four times the pixels is a good bet as is support...
Poll: If iPad 3 is thicker, is that a problem?
Possible new MacBook Pro specs label surfaces: 2560 x 1600 display, USB 3.0 ports, thin as Air

More HTC Endeavor whispers: SLCD display, thin chassis, 32GB and no microSD

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Months of rumors about the HTC Endeavor (aka the One X, Edge, Ville) have layered up to provide a pretty complete (if not totally reliable) picture of the forthcoming Tegra 3-powered Android handset. There's room for a few more brush-strokes, however, and one of MoDaCo's tipsters is happy to...
More HTC Endeavor whispers: SLCD display, thin chassis, 32GB and no microSD

The Microsoft Surface Pro 128GB is now back in stock, but shipping time is 2 to 3 weeks

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Heading into the weekend, Microsoft today released a set of updates concerning supply levels for its Surface Pro product, which has suffered from supply incommensurate with its demand levels since its launch last Saturday. Customers can again purchase a Surface Pro from Microsoft’s website, but those devices may not ship for...
The Microsoft Surface Pro 128GB is now back in stock, but shipping time is 2 to 3 weeks

The big fat hands-on roundup of new iPads and Macs

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iMac Engadget - At $1,299, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a sexier all-in-one… 13″ Retina MacBook Pro The Verge - Apple’s new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display is still quite svelte — and the display is as gorgeous as you’d expect… Engadget - Text has never looked more crisp, and colors are...
The big fat hands-on roundup of new iPads and Macs
Apple readies revamped 15-inch MacBook Pro: Retina Display, ultra-thin design, and super-fast USB 3

New Apple ad for Retina MacBook Pro spotted

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Apple has aired a new TV commercial (seen below) featuring the Retina MacBook Pro announced yesterday. The machine, which has already been selling briskly online and in retail stores, has been seen as a hot seller despite the fact that it costs more than the non-Retina MacBook Pro models, which...
New Apple ad for Retina MacBook Pro spotted

Against the Smartphone Thinness Fetish

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Have you heard the good news? It is rumored--not confirmed, sadly, but rumored--that the Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone will be only 7 millimeters thick! That's a big relief, because the Samsung Galaxy S II (pictured above) was a whopping 8.5 millimeters thick--and who wants to be seen walking around...
Against the Smartphone Thinness Fetish
How does the Nokia Lumia 925 stack up against its high-end competition?

REPORT: Apple Wants To Break The Thinness Barrier With The Next iPhone (AAPL)

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Ming-Chi Kuo, an analyst for KGI Securities, has issued a report stating that Apple will introduce in-cell touch panels on its next iPhone, reports Apple Insider. This could make the new phone 0.44 millimeters thinner by embedding the touch sensor inside of the display. While the iPhone 4S is 9.3...
REPORT: Apple Wants To Break The Thinness Barrier With The Next iPhone (AAPL)

An iPad Air

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An iPad Air: John Gruber does the math. Then does more math. And then more. The end result based on what his birdies and the birdies of others are hearing? A 7.85-inch, 4:3 aspect ratio, 1024x768 pixel, 163 PPI display. Sides that are more rounded (like the original iPhone). A...
An iPad Air
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Apple Event Preview: iPad Minis And Retina MacBook Pros And iMacs And Mac Minis, Oh My!

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Apple has an event planned for Tuesday, set for 10 AM Pacific in San Jose. It’s got something to do with the iPad mini, to be sure, but there’s tons of other stuff also rumored to be making an appearance. In fact, it’s beginning to look almost like an Apple...
Apple Event Preview: iPad Minis And Retina MacBook Pros And iMacs And Mac Minis, Oh My!

Droid RAZR MAXX Review: Insane Battery Life (Editors’ Choice)

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The Droid RAZR MAXX from arrives on Verizon Wireless as somewhat of a surprise, following quickly in the footsteps of the Droid RAZR. Its massive 3300 mAh battery delivers the first 4G LTE smartphone that can last a full day in the real world. The RAZR MAXX has everything the smartphone user...
Droid RAZR MAXX Review: Insane Battery Life (Editors’ Choice)

Rumor: Samsung Galaxy S III thinner, to get 3D follow-up

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A new rumor has fueled speculation surrounding the Galaxy S III. The hardware will reportedly squeeze down to as little as 7mm (0.28in) thick by eking every amount of thinness from the internal components, ETNews claimed. The mainboard, chips, and connectors would all be about 10 to 20 percent thinner...
Rumor: Samsung Galaxy S III thinner, to get 3D follow-up

Even SNL makes fun of techies complaining about the iPhone 5

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Saturday Night Live took a shot at Silicon Valley yesterday when it set up a sketch involving “reporters” from Cnet, Wired, and Gizmodo, all complaining about features on the iPhone 5. The sketch takes place on a tech television, and “traps” the reporters who are complaining about the iPhone 5...
Even SNL makes fun of techies complaining about the iPhone 5
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Microsoft hits iPad again, this time about hardware specs, multitasking, printing

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Following up on its ad from yesterday claiming that the iPad is not a productivity device, Microsoft has posted a new ad pitting Windows 8 tablets against the iPad. Today’s ad focuses on expressing that Windows 8 tablets are better productivity devices with OneNote and multitasking capibilities. Additionally, the...
Microsoft hits iPad again, this time about hardware specs, multitasking, printing

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, AAPL, WMT)

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Good morning! Here's the news: Google introduces a new product it hopes will be as lucrative as search. Apple wants to break the thinness barrier with the next iPhone. Linux creator Linus Torvalds loves his MacBook Air. Meet the guy who has an Apple museum in his garage. Twitter's ad...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, AAPL, WMT)

HTC says users prefer thinness over battery life

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HTC's Freqs event in Seattle on Thursday saw it reveal a handful of surprise details that also saw it weigh in on phone technology. Product strategy VP Bjorn Kilburn revealed that customers in a study, when pressed, preferred having a thinner phone over getting more battery life. Battery life was...
HTC says users prefer thinness over battery life

Alcatel intros the One Touch Idol Ultra, the 'world's slimmest phone' at 6.45mm (hands-on video)

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Yes, there's a bit of a contest going on among smartphone manufacturers to determine which one has the thinnest device. As proof that Alcatel can play that game, too, the company has just jumped into the circle with its One Touch Idol Ultra, which measures 6.45mm at its thinnest...
Alcatel intros the One Touch Idol Ultra, the 'world's slimmest phone' at 6.45mm (hands-on video)
Nokia's Stefan Pannenbecker on phone design: 'thinness isn't everything'
Intel says Clover Trail tablets will get 10 hours of battery life, deliver full Windows 8 compatibility

Switched On: Extra Sensory Perception

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. At Intel's CES 2012 press conference, the giant chipmaker justified calling thin notebook PCs "ultrabooks" by noting how the devices would increasingly be characterized by more than their thinness. The integration of sensors has become so core to...
Switched On: Extra Sensory Perception

Samsung's Galaxy SIII Arrives, Aimed Squarely At The iPhone

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News updates all day from your Fast Company editors.Late yesterday Samsung held a media event to reveal the Galaxy SIII phone, its premiere smartphone aimed directly at competing with Apple's iPhone 4S. It's been broadly well received online, with some impressive specifications, a 4.8-inch screen and a thinness and rounded...
Samsung's Galaxy SIII Arrives, Aimed Squarely At The iPhone

Apple's iPad Mini: Thinner, Lighter and Narrower

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A trio of reports out today is beginning to pin down some more rumored details for Apple's smaller "iPad mini", suggesting that the device will carry a narrower profile than previously thought and perhaps match the iPod touch's 7.2 mm thickness. The first report comes from 9to5 Mac, which claims...
Apple's iPad Mini: Thinner, Lighter and Narrower
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