Looks like Google is planning to release a series of Nexus devices this year, including some tablets, on Google Android 5.0. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is planning to partner with a variety of OEMs (in order to have up to five Pure Google Nexus devices available at once. All of these devices will ship with Android 5.0 Jelly bean
This move is likely to be announced at the next Google I/O conference.
Talk about big bucks, while companies stubble to hit the million mark, Apple continues to show good results Quarter over Quarter. The new numbers rank in at US $ 39.2 Billion in Revenue for the company , with upwards of 30 million iPhones sold and 12 million iPads sold.
The new $12.30 earnings per share, compared to an estimated $10.04 earnings per share – adds up to $39.2 billion in revenue and $11.6 billion in profit. The iPhone sales show an 88% growth from the previous years quarter and the iPad sales show a whopping 151% increase over the last years same quarter.
According to a recent report by Gartner Apple leads as the world’s top smartphone vendor by market share (19 percent), majorly thanks to the holiday quarter. During the season Apple sold some 35.5 million handsets to end users, a 121.4 percent increase from Q4 2010.
Apple now also overtook LG as the Third largest seller of mobile handsets with 7.4 percent market share in the past holiday quarter right behind Nokia (23.4 percent) and Samsung (19.4 percent).
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Government authorities and retailers in China have started removing stocks of iPad from the shelves in the market, in response to a ruling issued in December. According to Hebei Youth Daily, local representatives of the country’s Administrations of Industry and Commerce (AIC) have started confiscating Apple’s tablet from retail outlets, with some merchants are voluntarily removing the device from their storefronts as a pre-emptive measure.
As a part of a local campaign this incident only took place in the city of Shijiazhuang, but vendors weary of the outcome have started to take precautions. Remember [...]
Imagine 3D printer is the first of its kind 3D printer, instead of meted plastic this printer can make 3D objects using molten chocolate in its syringes. 3D printing is the next step in the Industry especially with its advancements every day. Using a 3D printer to make items in chocolate could actually change to way people celebrate functions or festivals. The printer has other capabilities and in addition to chocolate, the syringes can also be filled with cheese, epoxy, silicone, and even concrete for those permanent casts.
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Samsung Semiconductor makes main processor chips for iPhones, iPad’s and many other tablets and smartphones from other vendors including Samsung Mobiles. To meet with the exceeding demand for these products the supply of the said chips needs to be in order. Bloomberg is reporting that Samsung Semiconductor has “sent requests for proposals to banks to borrow as much as $1 billion to expand production capacity at its factory in Austin, Texas,” with the bonds to be issued by Samsung’s United States unit.
The company which is about US $ 20 Billion cash rich will sell its bonds first time since 1997, [...]
Nokia is playing around with a lot of operating systems on its plate. Symbian, MeeGo, Series 60 and not to forget WindowsPhone. The company has now gone and acquired the mobile OS known as Smarterphone. Ferd Capital has sold Smarterphone AS to Nokia, back in November 2011. The company claims that it makes ultra-smart mobile operating system software for featurephones, enabling users to get a smartphone-like experience on “affordable hardware.”
No official plans for the utilization of the OS have been given out by either Ferd Capital or Nokia. Butm an OS like this would do brilliantly in developing countries [...]
Apple has consumed yet another piece of the puzzle in a bid to have all in-house manufacturing. Apple uses all Nand Flash storage in their iDevices, including iPod, iPad and the iPhone, an acquisition of a company that manufacturers this storage was an obvious step from the self sustained giant. Apple has bought Anobit for a straight sum of US $ 500 million, with aims to lower costs and improve efficiency in their manufacturing process.
[threecol_one_last]“Welcome to Israel, Apple Inc. on your [first] acquisition here. I’m certain that you’ll benefit from the fruit of the Israeli [...]
WD is one of the worlds best hard drive manufacturing and selling companies and they have just announced a deal to acquire one of its primary competitors, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Steve Milligan, president and chief executive officer of Hitachi GST, will join WD at closing as president. In the deal the acquisition will include $3.5 billion in cash and $750 million in WD common stock.
The takeover is said to be finalized by Q3 2011.
Western Digital to Acquire Hitachi Global Storage Technologies
Combination of Hard Drive Companies Will [...]