CES 2013 will begin on January 8 and last until January 11 and it promises to be very television-centric this year. Intel will be be launching a set top box and cable TV service and Samsung will unveil a new TV “that is unlike anything the world has ever seen“. On Samsung’s blog there is a picture of a portrait-shaped TV that is taller than it is wide and looks like it may be transparant. “A true innovation of TV design is coming up with an unprecedented new TV shape and timeless gallery design“. » Samsung Teases New TV With ‘Unprecedented’ Shape and Design
Apple has launched a new television ad highlighting their “Do Not Disturb” feature, including Professional tennis players Serena and Venus Williams. The funny thing is that this ad comes on the same day that a bug in the scheduled Do Not Disturb feature prevented it from turning off on many iPhones. » Apple Promotes “Do Not Disturb” in TV Ad, Just After New Year’s Day Bug Was Discovered
9to5mac noted that Apple has taken an additional $50 off the refurbished 2011 Mac mini on its online Certified Refurbished Store. The Intel Core i5 now start at $469 for the 2.3GHz model with 2GB of RAM. » Apple Lowered Refurbished Mac Minis Prices, Now Start At $469
iMore wrote that New York City mayer Michael Bloomberg blamed the iPad and iPhone for a slight elevation in the crime rate during his Friday morning radio address. Marc La Vorgna, the mayor’s press secretary, said: “If you just took away the jump in Apple, we’d be down for the year.” Bloomberg advised listeners to keep their Apple devices in a pocket in sort of a more body-fitting, tighter clothes. » iOS Devices Blamed For Increase In NYC Theft Crime Rate
BlueStacks is a desktop tool that allows users to run Android apps on their desktop machines. It is already available for Windows and BlueStacks has just announced that its Mac app has moved into beta, opening up access to all 750,000+ Android apps. » BlueStacks: Android App Player For Mac Moves Beta Released With Support For All 750,000+ Apps
The world of mobility is evolving at a rapid pace. Each year it’s getting speedier, powerful and better. 2012 was no different where we have witnessed mobile devices and solutions take many steps forward. Our latest infographic “Mobility in 2012-the year that was” visually summarizes the highlights of the year in the mobile landscape, the growth story and the gainers and losers. The infographic tells you with facts and figures on how the mobile ecosystem has grown this year. » Mobility In 2012 [Infographic]
Apple has just released a new TV Commercial showcasing the iPad and the iPad mini with a young girl singing Bing Crosby’s “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” to her grandfather over FaceTime.