Samsung is slowly about to lose out on one of its major revenue streams if Apple manages to ahead with its plan. According to Korean daily Hankyung, Apple is gearing up to make Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) its main source for chip manufacturing.…Read More »
While the tech world is still in a state of shock after the surprise announcement of Microsoft acquiring Nokia’s mobile business, HTC is busy trying to bring 5 employees to court, and ultimately sending them to prison for stealing company secrets and money.…Read More »
As Apple’s iPhone event is just around the corner, we see more rumors and leaks of the upcoming iPhone 5S and the low cost “iPhone 5C.” Particularly, we have seen so many rear shell leaks of the iPhone 5C in multiple colors.…Read More »
Unless you have $1,500 to throw away (and have a friend that can invite you to join the project), Google Glass in its current form is out of your reach. But worry not young Padawan, things might just work out for you yet.…Read More »
Gorgeous Taiwanese morning makes for an awesome wallpaper.Read More »
According to The Korea Economic Daily, Apple has just signed a contract with Samsung which will have the two companies working together to manufacture the next-generation of A-series chips for use in iOS devices:
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Samsung Electronics had supplied the AP [application processor] to Apple since 2007 but lost the contract to supply 20 nano AP A8 chips to Apple to Taiwan’s TSMC last year when it was engaged in patent disputes with Apple.
Major manufacturer of electronics Foxconn — perhaps better known for their manufacturing of Apple devices as well as for allegations surrounding worker conditions and salary — has indicated interest in becoming a wireless carrier.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Hon Hai, which is the Taiwan-based parent company of China-based Foxconn, has recently submitted an application for a license to supply high speed 4G services in Taiwan.…Read More »
Following our reports that Apple is seeking trademark of the name “iWatch” in Russia and Japan, we know learned that it has done the same filings in Mexico and Taiwan. This now makes Apple’s trademark filings for the iWatch into four and increases the probability of Apple coming up with a wearable product with smartphone capability.…Read More »
Since in the inception of iDevices, Samsung has been the company Apple has turned to fabricate CPUs for its devices. Despite the high profile dispute between Samsung’s mobile division and Apple in courts around the world, Apple and Samsung’s semiconductor division have had a multi-billion-per-year relationship for the past few years.…Read More »
If there was any doubt that HTC’s upcoming flagship phone was going to be called the M7, let this video end it all. In a year-end party held in their home country of Taiwan, HTC CEO Peter Chou leads the company on-stage in a series of enthusiastic chants — one of which seals the deal on their next big phone’s name.…Read More »
In an effort to promote their country in a world seemingly obsessed with technology where practically everyone owns a smartphone, more than 1,000 Taiwanese gathered in the Taipei City Hall to form a giant human QR code last Sunday. This amazing sight was further punctuated with a big blue “Hi” in the middle, composed of 1,369 people carrying umbrellas.…Read More »
It looks like the education sector wants to get in on the patent war fun. A Taiwanese university, National Cheng Kung University, has filed a lawsuit claiming Apple is fringing on its patents with Siri. Specifically, the university asserts Apple’s Siri infringes on two voice recognition voice-to-text patents held by the university; the two patents in question are US patents that were granted to the university in 2007 and 2010.…Read More »