While we wrote earlier today that Apple cuts orders for iPhone parts due to weak demand, the Korean company’s popular line of Galaxy S smartphones has recently reached a major milestone, crossing the 100 million unit mark in less than three years. Samsung posted the above image on its Flickr account. » Samsung Galaxy S Sales Surpass 100M Mark
The rumors that Facebook is working on its own phone are going around for a couple of years now and Mark Zuckerberg himself has denied its existence. But now a new report from TechCrunch claims that the social network Facebook indeed has a handset in the works and will be announced next week. » Facebook To Announce Smartphone Next Week?
The Daily Mail reports that a memorial stone in the shape of a giant iPhone 5 was unveiled for Apple founder Steve Jobs in the Russian city of St. Petersburg. The six-foot-tall sculpture designed by Gleb Tarasov, should look like a black iPhone 4 “not equipped with a touch screen” and shows a photo and video slideshow of Jobs’ life, including important events and well-known speeches. » With Giant iPhone Shaped Memorial Stone For Steve Jobs In St. Petersburg
Open Road Films has announced that Open Road would get the job of releasing jOBS, the film about Apple visionary Steve Jobs that stars Ashton Kutcher and will be the closing film of the upcoming Sundance Film Festival. They also announced that April will be the release target. » Ashton Kutcher Movie ‘jOBS’ To Be Released In April
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