Kitten and Hedgehog meet each other for the first time. Adorable!
Microsoft’s Surface Pro is due to arrive on Feb 9, however packing a much smaller usable storage space than expected – 64GB gives 23GB free, 128GB gives 83GB free. Windows 8, built-in apps, and the recovery partition takes up 41GB of space. While the Surface Pro’s storage can be extended with USB 3.0 HDD and microSDXC cards, the ‘bloatware’ may be taking up a bit too much space.
Apple announces a 128GB version for its fourth-generation iPad (‘iPad 4′), due to ship starting next week, on February 5. Pricing is set at $799 and $929 for Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + LTE Cellular models respectively. Question now looms among users – was this latest move by Apple an overkill or the logical next step?
Apple’s recent FCC filing suggests a slightly smaller Apple TV set-top box as well as upgrades pointing to a more powerful box. Slimmed down to 3.69″ squared from 3.9″, the recent Apple TV software update suggests an upgraded Wi-Fi & Bluetooth chip as well as an upgraded Apple A5X SoC up from the current A5.
BlackBerry will be launching its new BlackBerry 10 OS along with the BlackBerry Z10 and X10 smartphones during Research In Motion’s launch event in NYC on January 30. 100 photos of the new OS running on the Z10 surfaced ahead of the launch, showing RIM’s voice recognition assistant, NFC features and more.
“What will Apple release this year?” Predictions and discussions for Apple products in 2013:
iPad Mini 2 – due to costs, probably no Retina this year?
Full-sized iPad – a refresh probably towards the later part of 2013.
iPhone 5S – perhaps not the only iPhone to be released this year. iPhone 6 also out in 2013? Also iOS 7 and features upgrades.
Mac – Mac Pro new design, Retina-only lineup, OS X 10.9?
Apple TV – Will we see it this year?
“Running with Friends” Zynga’s latest game in the Apple’s App Store allows users to pit against their friends as they run, leap, and dodge obstacles while fleeing from the bulls of Pamplona. Gameplay is similar to Temple Run, a wildly successful game that’s recently netted 100+ million downloads to date.