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Apple TV Being Tested In Secret, Will Eventually Debut

Apple TV Rumors

When it comes to the Apple TV, the tech giant is taking its time and trying different concepts in a secret location. According to a source at manufacturer Foxconn, Apple is currently testing HDTV models that range in size from 46 inches to 55 inches. While testing might be underway, FocusTaiwan claims that a 2013… Read more »

Apple iPad, iPad Mini LTE Tablets Cleared For Sale In China


Apple, Inc. has received permission to sell Apple iPad and iPad Mini LTE tablets in China. Chinese authorities approved the company’s request on Tuesday, allowing the tech firm to begin fourth-generation sales for its 3G + LTE capable devices. The license approval was first reported by China’s Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center. The approval includes sales… Read more »

Apple TV Designs Being Tested With Focus On Large Displays

Apple TV

Apple TV is in the early stages of testing with various TV sets which are believed to be undergoing rigorous consideration according to several reports. The tech giant is believed to be testing large-screen, high-resolution TVs with the help of Foxconn shareholders Sharp and Hon Hai. Before his death, Apple CEO Steve Jobs promised TV… Read more »

Samsung Teases Everyone: ‘Something New’ Is Coming To CES 2013

Something New from Samsung

The team at Samsung has released a new trailer in which they tease of “something new” that will arrive at CES 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The tech show, which The Inquisitr will be in full attendance for, takes place from January 8 through January 11, 2013. While Samsung doesn’t give any hints about its… Read more »

Microsoft Surface Coming To Retailers Soon, Possibly Before Christmas

Microsoft Surface Tablet Retail Locations

With recent news that the Microsoft Surface will sell less than one million units by the end of 2012, rumors are surfacing that the company will move its flagship tablet product into various retail stores. Microsoft blogger Paul Thurrot on Friday revealed that the tech giant is planning to get the Surface RT tablet into… Read more »

Invisible Umbrella Repels Water With Air

Designers came up with the idea to use air to repel water.

December means winter, and winter means — in most parts of the US — rain. Or snow. Or something that requires an umbrella. And umbrellas, as most users know, are just awkward. They are bulky and wet, and everyone at some point has either been the giver or receiver of a stray-umbrella eye poking. Plus,… Read more »

Apple ‘Assembled In USA’ Stickers Found Inside New iMac

Apple Assembly Plant

Is Apple manufacturing iMacs in the USA? A recent tear-down of a new iMac model suggests that the company has moved at least part of its production from Asia to the United States. The team at iFixit recently tore apart the new device, and inside they found markings that read: “Designed by Apple in California,… Read more »

Google 12.85-Inch Chromebook With Touchscreen To Launch By End Of Year

Google Chromebook With Touchscreen

The Google Chromebook line of devices are selling out quickly thanks to pricing at low as $199. Because of the OS’ quick success, a new rumor suggests that Google will release its first touchscreen based Chromebook before the end of the year. The new device, according to several reports, will feature a 12.85-inch display. The… Read more »

FBI Arrests JFK Worker Following iPad Mini Heist

iPad Mini Thief Arrested

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested a JFK International Airport worker for their part in a recent iPad mini heist. Renel Rene Richardson was arrested after authorities talked to his co-workers at the New York Port Authority. According to Richardson’s fellow workers, he had been asking strange questions about iPads and then asked… Read more »

Samsung Flexible Displays Are On The Horizon

Samsung Flexible Displays Move Forward

Samsung Display is pushing forward with plans to develop flexible display units made out of plastic materials rather than glass. The company has been working on the new display option for some time now and has hinted at recent advances in the technology. The South Korean based company has not revealed when the new flexible… Read more »

BITS Limited Named CES Innovations 2013 Design And Engineering Award Honoree

BITS Limited CES Innovations 2013 Design Engineering Honoree

BITS Limited — a leading manufacturer of energy saving surge protectors — has been named as the CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Award honoree for their product the True Surge Power Squid. The products that are entered into the prestigious program are judged by a panel of independent industrial designers, engineers, and members of… Read more »

Acer Chromebook Second-Gen Debuts For $199

New Google Acer C7 Chromebook

The Acer C7 Chromebook has been officially announced just one day after pictures of the device were leaked online. The device officially goes on sale November 13 through the Google Play Store, and the cost of $199 should please buyers looking for the perfect entry-level PC for their holiday shopping. Weighing just 3.05 pounds and… Read more »

Microsoft Surface RT Off To Modest Sales Start, Says Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer Surface RT Sales Talk

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer wants customers and analysts to know that the Microsoft Surface RT tablet is off to “modest sales” after less than one month on the open market. Ballmer’s comment is the first for the tech giant since the Surface RT was released. When the device was first released pre-orders sold out online,… Read more »

Apple Sells 3 Million iPads In One Weekend (Again)


Friday saw the launch of Apple’s iPad 4 along with the iPad Mini, and in the few short days since the company’s new tablets launched sales have already broken the 3 million mark. “Customers around the world love the new iPad Mini and fourth generation iPad,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a statement. “We… Read more »

Barnes & Noble Cuts Pricing For Nook Tablet, Nook Color

Nook Tablet Price Decreases

The Barnes & Noble Nook tablet and Nook Color devices have received price cuts just in time for the holiday shopping season. The Nook Tablet will now be sold for just $159 while the Nook Color comes in at a price of $139. The new pricing starts today, November 4, with the devices being offered… Read more »

San Francisco Bartender Visted by ‘Google Secret Police’

Jamin Barton

Jamin Barton got a little more than he bargained for when a customer left his smartphone on the bar where he worked. He was paid a visit by the Google “Secret Police” who questioned him about the phone and offered him a new smartphone if he kept his mouth shut about what he had seen…. Read more »

Amazon Kindle Fire HD Sales Increase After iPad Mini Revealed

Kindle Fire HD

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD line of devices have witnessed increased sales since Apple’s reveal of the all new iPad Mini. According to the company sales for its moderately priced $199 tablet shot up following Apple’s Wednesday press conference. According to an Amazon representative the day following the Apple announcement was the Kindle Fire HD’s… Read more »

Apple Unveils iPad Mini, New Macs In California

Apple Reveals iPad Mini

Apple officially unveiled its iPad mini on Tuesday — a move that Steve Jobs said would never happen. Along with announcing the highly anticipated device, the press event in California also saw the revelation of a new 13-inch MacBook Pro. Apple CEO Tim Cook and vice president of marketing Phil Schiller took the stage during… Read more »