Samsung and Apple look to be on good terms. Samsung is planning to quadruple the shipment of its mobile processor chips to chief smartphone rival Apple. Apple was receiving about 5,000 application processor sheets per month from Samsung, this is to increase to 20,000 sheets. Fifty percent of Samsung’s application processors will be given to Apple, meaning Apple will receive more processors than Samsung’s own mobile division.
Speck launched three new products for the just released MacBook Air for those who want to protect it while keeping it looking light and sleek. All three products will be available for the MacBook Air 11” and 13”.
If you're wondering where your tax dollars are going, you can now rest assured that some of it has gone to a mobile app developer. The Internal Revenue Service is now offering an app named IRS2Go that will track your federal tax refund.
Details have come out for Disney’s new phone it plans to debut next month in Japan. The phone looks like a Sharp Galapagos 003SH powered by a Disney themed version of Froyo version 2.2 of Google’s Android.
The chart is self-explanatory. Social networking and online media dominate. See the whole chart after the break.
There have been many complaints about the fragility of iPhone 4's glass casing. So much so that the phenomenon is now termed "Glassgate." Earlier this week Donald LeBuhn, of Los Angeles, filed a class action lawsuit against Apple. He claims that the iPhone 4 is not as durable as Apple claims and that Apple continues to sell the product without warning customers of its defective glass housing.
Just kidding, there's infinite content inside a universe that parallels our own, of course, and George Lucas will keep mining Star Wars until the end of time (even beyond his God-given human life.) Today there's a collection of Star Wars memorabilia unlike (to our knowledge) anything those people at the Star Wars camp have ever offered before. This is "Star Wars: Frames," a high-end celebration of exactly 1,416 frames from the 6 live-action Star Wars films. Every single one of these frames has supposedly been hand-picked by George Lucas himself, and each set comes hand-signed by big L as well.
This concept from Econut takes the cake as being the most green gadget accessory. The concept case is made from coconut fibers and allows you to slip your iPad in, prop it up and use the built in keyboard with the device.
AT&T added 2.8 million new customers in the past quarter and became the largest carrier in the U.S. with 95.5 million subscribers, squeaking past Verizon’s 94.1 million. The question is how long can AT&T sustain its lead as Verizon’s much hyped iPhone is debuting in two weeks?
There is word over at MacRumors forums that Verizon has begun sending out information to their corporate customers containing some exclusive details about the upcoming iPhone launch. It seems that they will be offering the Verizon iPhones at a first come first serve basis to their existing customers on February 3rd, a week before the general public launch. Details from the email shown after the break.