Rumor articles

More than 5 million Nexus 7 will be shipped by the end of the year, say Taiwan suppliers

According to Taiwanese suppliers Asus will have shipped over 5 million Nexus 7 units by the end of the year.

At its current low prices and with the addition of the 32 GB model and the Cellular version it’s no surprise that come the holiday season the Nexus 7 will continue to fly off the shelves.

According to the same sources Apple hasn’t been able to adjust its iPad mini order volumes and the hot slate is selling 4 million units a month, when it could,...

New paint jobs for Galaxy Note II and Galaxy S III mini might be coming soon

The Samsung Galaxy S III launched with only two color options but Samsung added new colors over time. Rumor has it that it’s now turn for the Galaxy Note II and Galaxy S III mini to get new paintjobs.

The Galaxy Note II and Galaxy S III mini will get three new color options each and they’re somewhat different (in...

NenaMark 2 scores for Sony Xperia C360X appear, promise Xperia T-level specs

We’ve been seeing a steady stream of leaks about the next crop of Sony Xperia Androids but this one is about a new model – the C3602 (since the last digit indicates the region, let’s just call it the C360X).

We’ve already seen the low-end C1 series (Xperia E and E Dual) and the high-end C6 series (...

Apple reportedly considering replacement for Intel chips in future Macs

It looks like there might be a divorce between Apple and Intel in the making. Report has emerged that the Cupertino giant is considering a replacement of Intel silicon in future Mac offerings for its own chips.

Such a move should hardly be a surprise as Apple has amassed quite a lot of expertise already in developing the chips for its iOS devices. As they grow more and more powerful with each product cycle, it is only logical that it won’t be long before they pack enough oomph...

LG Nexus 4 hands-on video released prematurely by Three Sweden [UPDATE: Official]

The LG Nexus 4 has to be one of the most-leaked phones in recent memory – the latest premature release comes from the official YouTube channel of Sweden’s carrier Three, who posted a quick hands-on with the upcoming Nexus (which was supposed to be announced today, maybe 3 Sweden didn’t get the memo about the cancellation). Update: ...

Photos of purported Samsung Nexus 10 quick start guide reveal the slate’s design

Alleged photos of the Samsung Nexus 10 quick start guide have popped up giving us a glimpse of the slate’s design and hardware controls layout.

This is by far the most solid evidence of the slate’s existence after a purported photo taken with it appeared on Picasa.

Nexus 10 will be manufactured by Samsung and just like the company’s recent tablets (the Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 2 10.1) features two speakers at the front....

Google to allegedly launch the Nexus 10 and 3G Nexus 7 on October 29

You may have heard by now about the October 29 event scheduled by Google. While a new Nexus phone is what everyone is expecting, it seems Google might have a couple more tricks up its sleeve.

The first one is something we have already seen, and that is the 32GB Nexus 7 that is actually on sale in several...

iPad mini mockup pictures leak from Vietnam, look almost like the real deal

A new iPad mockup has appeared in Vietnam courtesy of a China-based accessories company, which obviously uses the mockups to create various smart covers and cases.

According to the source, the iPad mini will feature a 7.85″ 4:3 aspect ratio display and two speakers at the bottom. The Lightning connector is naturally featured here too.

iPad mini model

Although we can’t really be sure if the mockups are credible they do give us...

Notifications and quick toggles gets separated in Android 4.2 with dual pull-down blinds

Reportedly, the notification area is about to get a complete overhaul in the upcoming Android 4.2 update. A recent video shows a two separate pull-down bars – the first one to hold all of your notifications and the second – the entire quick settings/toggles gang.

The Jelly Bean update didn’t bring quick toggles in the notification area as expected, but most of the manufacturers offer them within their custom UI launchers (TouchWiz, Sense, etc.).

It seems Google has...

Amazon may be looking to buy Texas Instruments’ OMAP business

Making your own chips seems to be all the rage these days – a new rumor claims that Amazon is looking to acquire Texas Instruments’ high-end OMAP chipset manufacturing business.

TI recently announced they’ll be expanding the focus of their chips to “automotive, industrial, enterprise communication, vision and robotics”, but they...