Amazon Reportedly Testing 4-5 Inch Displays For Their Rumored Smartphone

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Last week, it was reported that Amazon is in the design and development stages of having a smartphone created that will sell at a lower price point than the more popular devices. The company is said to take a similar approach to the one they used when setting the bar for the cheap tablet industry with their Kindle Fire. More …

Alleged Next-Generation iPhone ‘Engineering Sample’ Leaked

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According to GottaBeMobile, the above and below images are pictures of what they’re calling an “engineering sample” of the upcoming next-generation iPhone. While the design certainly isn’t new to the Apple rumors section of the blogosphere, GottaBeMobile claims that this is it: the official design of Apple’s 6th-generation iPhone.

Leaked Alleged Next-Generation iPhone Casing Suggests Significant Design Changes

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According to 9to5Mac, who cites an unnamed source, if the images they received are “genuine”, ¬†Apple’s next-generation iPhone will have a completely different design from that of its processor’s. The most apparent and notable difference between the alleged iPhone backing and the one used on the current iPhone 4S is the middle section. In the leaked photos, it appears to …

Leaked Next-Generation Parts Suggest A 4-Inch iPod Touch Display

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Today, MacRumors received images from a source that are reportedly parts for the next-generation iOS-based devices. The piece that stands out most is an alleged front panel for the next-generation iPod Touch. The supplier claims that the display on Apple’s next iPod Touch will be vertically larger than that of its predecessors, measuring approximately 4.1 inches diagonally.

Will The Next-Generation iPhone Feature A 4-Inch Display? Two New Reports Back Up Rumors

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As rumored for some time now, The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple placed orders for displays that are “at least 4 inches diagonally” – presumably for the next-generation iPhone. Apple’s current iPhone, and all previous models, have retained the introductory screen size of 3.5-inches. A larger display would not only appease the demands of customers who claim the iPhone …

Crytek Director: If Next-Generation Consoles Block Used Games, It ‘Would Be Absolutely Awesome’

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Crysis 2, the second major game installment in Crytek’s graphically-astounding Crysis franchise, generated $3 million in sales within four months, according to the game’s publisher, Electronic Arts (or EA). While sales for the title were certainly impressive, considering the crowded game-space it targets, profits could have been higher for both Crytek (the developers) and EA (the publisher) if it weren’t …

Will Apple Release A Next-Generation iPhone With Liquidmetal Technology In June?

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According to a new report from ETNews that cites “industry” sources, Apple may utilize liquid metal technology to produce a slimmer and lighter next-generation iPhone. In August of 2010, Apple acquired the rights to “amorphous metal alloys” from Liquidmetal Technologies. Shortly after Apple’s acquisition of the patent for the “amorphous metal alloys”, the company was reportedly found hiring engineers to …

Ctytek’s CryENGINE 3 Update Provides A Glimpse At The Future Of Gaming

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Gaming, a multibillion dollar industry, has started to see a shift recently. The majority of customers tend to favor quick and addictive mobile games over high quality and drawn out console games. Take for instance Apple’s new iPad, with a more advanced GPU (graphics processing unit) than current consoles and a higher resolution than 1080p TVs, it would be ludicrous …