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LG showcase curved 77 inch 4k OLED TV

The battle between Korean companies Samsung and LG continues to heat up. LG have just announced an even bigger Super HD OLED screen, comfortably beating the Samsung 55 inch models. LG are showing this 77 inch monster off at IFA 2013. The television is only a concept idea right now, …

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Apple testing iPhone screens up to six inches

Sources close to Apple have spoken to the Wall Street Journal. They claim that the company have been evaluating a range of screens from 4.8 inches to 6 inches in size. The current iPhone has a 4 inch screen so it would be a significant increase if they opted for …

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Comment Crew may be using new hack techniques

A group of Chinese hackers called the ‘Comment Crew’ have resumed their attacks against dissidents. FireEye, a security organisation who specialise in stopping sophisticated attacks have documented attackers who are using a new set of tools and evasion techniques. The company cannot name their clients but Rob Rachwald, director of …

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New iPhones will be called 5S and 5C say Macotakara

A Japanese website say they have confirmation that Apple will be calling their new iPhone the iPhone 5S, and that Apple’s rumoured low cost iPhone will be known as the iPhone 5C. Macotakara are saying they know ‘sources in Asia’ have confirmed the names are correct. The ‘C’ moniker is …

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iPad shipments may drop to less than 12 million in Q3

Apple’s iPad shipments are predicted to drop to less than 12 million units in Q3 this year, from 14.6 million in Q2. The drop is expected because Apple customers will be waiting on the iPad and iPad Mini refresh. Sources from the retail channel are predicting this decline. Apple’s iPad …

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2013 Mac Pro likely to ship October

We spoke with a source close to Apple this weekend and they say that Apple are likely to ship the new Mac Pro in October. In Europe the Mac Pro has been absent for some time, due to a change in regulatory standards. It was removed from sale in 27 …

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Apple seeking iWatch trademark in Japan

Apple have filed a trademark application for the term ‘iWatch’ in Japan. This basically confirms that Apple will be releasing a new ‘wearable’ computing device in the near future. Many companies have released a ‘smartwatch’ this year with the big players such as Google, Samsung, Microsoft and Apple waiting in …

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Samsung may stop selling desktop PCs

Several reports have hit in the last 24 hours to state that Samsung may pull out of the desktop PC sector. We made some calls last night and spoke to a source close to the company in Taipei. He confirmed that Samsung are indeed contemplating a shift in policy. Dropping …

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Apple Mac Pro refresh to hit soon?

There have been rumors that Apple will be rolling out the next refresh of their out of date Mac Pro over the coming months. The latest report comes from Mac Daily News who said they received a tip on the upcoming release. Apple never confirm any rumours however the refresh …

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Apple TV may have 4k display

Apple have been at the forefont of panel technology for some time now with their Retina displays and it looks as if they may be pushing to get a 4k screen fitted into their future iTV product in either 2013 or 2014. The Apple iTV has never been confirmed by …

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New iPad set to drive touch panel orders

As Apple prepare their upcoming iPad, touch panel suppliers are expected to see a dramatic increase in orders from the company. The new model is reportedly using the thin film DITO (G/F2) touch panel structure as Apple’s current iPad Mini. This means that TPK, a Taiwan based thin film supplier …

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Google smartwatch coming soon?

We have reported before on the upcoming release of both Apple and Samsung smartwatches, but the latest news would suggest that Google are also working on an android based watch. The smartwatch seems to be the next generation product for all the leading technology companies to release. According to the …

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Samsung watch will be released before Apple ‘iWatch’

According to industry insiders I spoke with last night close to manufacturing, it would appear that Samsung will be in a position to release their new electronic watch before Apple. There have been many rumours of Apple releasing their upcoming ‘iWatch’, a device that they reckon will sell very well, …

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Will Samsung watch beat Apple to the punch?

We reported in recent months that Apple are planning to release a new watch (dubbed the iWatch), which will not only act as a watch, but connect to their iPhone device to relay information to the user’s wrist. It would appear that Samsung are planning something similar. While Samsung have …

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Flash card and drive shipments drop under supply problems

Toshiba and Samsung Electronics are continuing to impose tight supply strategies towards flash drive and memory card manufacturers. This is having a negative impact on device shipments, including USB 3.0 storage devices, according to sources in Taipei. The problem is due to Samsung focusing on supplying their own Galaxy brand …

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Microsoft launching Surface in Japan

Microsoft are launching the Surface Windows 8 tablet in Japan next month according to reports from the Nikkei news service. A Microsoft spokeswoman confirmed with CNET that the Surface will reach Japan in the near future but didn’t specify a precise date. The spokeswoman said “As part of our phased …

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iPad Mini shipments outstrip 9.7 inch version

LG Display panel shipments for the full sized iPad dropped from six million units in December 2012 to 600,000 in January 2013. Insiders are claiming that the drop is mainly due to the growing demand for the iPad Mini and that January is a slow month for panel shipments. The …

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LG invest $665 million into OLED production

LG, a South Korean manufacturer of electronics are preparing to invest $665 million into the production of OLED technology. They hope that the investment will be able to help them claw back market share from Samsung who are their main rival. LG have managed to release the first 55 inch …

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Apple iWatch could be used as smartphone ‘support’ tool

The inside murmurings of Apple’s iWatch just won’t vanish. Kitguru spoke with an insider in Taipei last night close to Apple who requested to remain nameless. Our source claimed that the recent reports on the ‘iWatch’ are based on Apple insider information which has leaked. The ‘iWatch’ name however may …

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China may lift a decade long ban on consoles

China are considering removing a decade long ban on the sale of consoles on home territory. The official China Daily newspaper has published an article today which has sent shares of the major console players soaring. We reported back in November last year that the Playstation 3 had received a …

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Apple rumoured to be releasing 128GB iPad

According to 9to5Mac Apple may be releasing a new super high capacity iPad with 128GB of onboard flash memory. My sources in Taipei were unable to confirm the rumor, although they had heard it. Increasing the memory to 128GB would double the current capacity. We can only guesstimate a pricing …

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Samsung launch Galaxy Grand phablet

Samsung India have launched their Galaxy Grand which features dual sim functionality. This phablet has been released just a day after Micromax announced their Canvas HD with 5 inch screen. The Times Of India reported on the new product which has been announced at RS 25,000. The Galaxy Note and …

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