Asymco has released data on operating profits among the eight top mobile phone vendors for the first quarter of 2012. And “not surprisingly” you can see that 99% of the mobile phone market profits are made by Apple and Samsung. Infact last quarter 75% was taken by Apple which dropped slightly to 73% now and Samsung is growing fastest from 16% last quarter to 26% now. » Apple & Samsung Claim 99% of Profits Among Top Mobile Phone Vendors
Samsung just announced the Galaxy S III at the Unpacked event today in London, and it will be launched in Europe at the end of this month. Samsung is Apples biggest competitor in the Smartphone space. The Galaxy is upgraded with a 4.8-inch 720P SuperAMOLED display and weights 133 grams. Some interesting features are S Voice (which is like Siri), Scan and Match for Music (which is like iTunes Match) and Airplay-like “AllShare Cast” adapter for streaming your content to your HDTV. Check out the movie above to get an idea of the new Galaxy S III. » Samsung Announced Galaxy S III
Techbargains conducted a survey of mothers on their upcoming special day presents prospects. According to the survey, 91 percent picked an iPad over flowers. Check out the infographic after the break to find out what your mother wants for mothersday. » 91 Percent Of Techie Moms Want An iPad For Mothersday [infographic]
Josh Gad is in talks to play Steve Jobs’ sidekick Steve Wozniak in the Indie movie about the early years of Jobs’ career. Variety said: “Written by Matt Whiteley, pic chronicles Steve Jobs from wayward hippie to co-founder of Apple, where he became one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of our time. Gad is making a deal to play Wozniak, who created the Apple I computer and co-created the Apple II computer in the mid-1970s“. » Josh Gad To Play Steve Wozniak In Steve Jobs Movie
Developers are not photoshop gurus & designers hate to remake their own work so the guys from FSM made a guide for designers to make great iOS app designs and ship correct files to the developer. Check out after the break for the full infographic. » iOS App Designer Guide [infographic]
Remember the cool A.R.Drone? What… you think its not cool enough? Well I bet this Prototype Quadrotor with Machine Gun is! Check out the video after the break where you can see an iPad controlled quadrotor machine gun in action. » Prototype iPad Controlled Quadrotor with Machine Gun!
As you can see in the video above, Daikin Industries is developing a coating, mainly for use on the circuit boards of mobile phones, that’s resistant to water and moisture, environmentally friendly, and dries as a thin film. This product is not made for full waterproofing your phone, but to make it resistant for rain or when you drop your phone accidently in water. » New Water Resistant Coating For Mobile Phone