The cheaper version of Apple's latest smartphone, the iPhone 5C, has so far failed to generate the kind of sales the company had expected and the company is now cutting orders for the phone, reports suggest.
Low demand for the iPhone 5C can be determined from the fact that anybody ordering this handset is getting it within 24 hours, while buyers of the flagship iPhone 5S have to wait for 2-3 weeks to get their hands on the devise.
Experts believe that the iPhone 5C could not meet the company's expectations because of a number of drawbacks, including the following:
Microsoft's newly released Windows update Windows 8.1 (code-named Windows Blue) brings a number of new features and enhancements aimed at addressing issues reported by enterprise users of Windows 8 OS.
Available for download in the Windows Store, Windows 8.1 Enterprise lets enterprises to create a Windows PC on a portable & bootable USB drive through the use of Windows To Go Creator.
Renowned consumer electronics giant LG is preparing to LG G Flex curved smartphone sometime next month, fresh reports suggest.
Images of the much-rumored flexible LG smartphone, released recently online, shows that the upcoming device will boast six-inch OLED panel. However, neither hard specs not pricing of the screen was revealed. The precise date of availability of the device is also yet to be revealed.
LG is not the first company to introduce a curved smartphone. Rival manufacturer Samsung has already introduced the world to its curved smartphone - the Galaxy Round.
Apple Inc's next iPhone will feature a significantly bigger screen than that of the recently released iPhone 5S and its cheaper model 5C, Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White predicted.
Citing information from an Apple supplier, Brian said that he was confident that the Cupertino, California-based tech giant would launch a bigger-screen iPhone next year.
He predicted that next-generation iPhone, which will most probably be called iPhone 6, will feature nearly 5-inch screen. The latest iPhones, viz. the iPhone 5G and 5C, feature 4-inch screens.
Chinese manufacturer Foxconn has reportedly admitted that it breached its own labour policies using forced labour as part of its PlayStation 4 (PS4) manufacturing operation.
Citing reports published in Hong Kong's Oriental Daily, GamesInAsia website reported that Foxconn forced thousands of student 'interns' from the Xi'an Institute of Technology to work overtime and in night shifts.
The report also revealed that the students were working at the controversial manufacturer's Yantai plant that has gained the contract to assemble Sony's latest game console.
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Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced its plans to offer discounts on its Internet-based cloud service Azure.
Satya Nadella, cloud & enterprise at Microsoft, announced that the company would offer discounts on its Windows Azure cloud service and also on annual payment plans for customers who sign up for multi-year contracts called Enterprise Agreements, starting November 1.
Fox News has revamped its newsroom set by replacing its traditional desks with new enormous touchscreens, providing its journalists with brand new tools to track developing stories and bring them to viewers in real time.
A video released on Monday showed new Fox News Deck, with journalists sitting behind enormous Windows-based 55-inch Microsoft touchscreen tablets.
The newfangled Fox News Deck was debuted by anchor Shepard Smith, who said touchscreens would be the future of the newsroom.
Samsung is widely expected to report record earnings for July to September quarter of this year, but many analysts are of the view that the South Korean consumer electronics giant's over dependence on smartphones poses huge risks in the future.
Last Friday, Samsung announced that its estimates hinted that its third-quarter operating income increased 25 per cent year-on-year to 10.1 trillion won (US$9.4 billion). Year-on-year in crease in revenue was estimated at 13 per cent.
According to several reports, Apple might be planning to release a new version of its MacBook Pro with the Intel Haswell processor on 15 October, 2013.
The company is also planning to launch its new OS X 10.9 Maverick during the month. The new MacBook Pro with OS X 10.9 Maverick will offer greater power efficiency and extended battery life. OS X Mavericks is also capable of cutting power consumption on iTunes HD Playback by about 35 per cent and has a smarter idle management to reduce power consumption.
Tesla Motors Co Chief Executive Elon Musk on Friday came forward to defend his company's electric car Model S after a video showing the car in flames dragged the company's shares down.
Tesla shares slipped more than 6 per cent after an automotive blog called Jalopnik published images of widely acclaimed electric car Model S in flames. The car caught fire after it met with an accident on Tuesday south of Seattle, Washington. The video received thousands of page views.
Following the footsteps of rival retail giant Walmart, Target on Wednesday announced its decision to launch its own brand of prepaid mobile services.
Starting this weekend, Target will offer prepaid mobile service Brightspot, which will provide unlimited talk-time and texting on 4G network of T-Mobile for $35 per month.
Thos who also want to 1GB of 4G data will have to fork out additional $15 per month. A bigger prepaid plan will offer 4GB of 4G data for $65 per month.
According to several reports in the media, Logitech might be planning to launch its new gaming controller for the iOS platform.
The new Logitech’s iPhone gamepad might be able to attract new users to the platform. It appears to be a long slab with a slot for the iPhone in the middle allowing users to attach their phones and play games with the controller. The controller adds two inches in length and not in width. It also has a directional pad on the left, four face buttons on the right and two shoulder buttons on top.
The shares of J. C. Penney have fallen 13 per cent on Friday as the struggling retailer launched an issue of 84 million shares of common stock in a public offering in an attempt to build up its cash reserves.
The company has said that it will use the funds raised from the offering for meeting general corporate
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