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  • March 19, 2013
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Amazon has always been cagey about their hardware plans, often to the point of obsessive secrecy (remember the FCC filings?) But if a recent report from Digitimes is true then I think we might have a clue about Amazon’s future plans. Yes, I said Digitimes. Please hold your snorts of disbelief until the end of…

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  • March 16, 2013
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There are new rumors circulating today that Microsoft has seen disappointing sales of their flagship tablet, the Microsoft Surface. Bloomberg is reporting that unnamed sources (ones you can only trust as far as you can throw) say that: Microsoft has sold about 1.5 million Surface devices, people with knowledge of the company’s sales said, a…

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  • March 12, 2013
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This is not the Amazon smartphone you are looking for Guess what? Digitimes is reporting that Amazon is still working on a smartphone, and some fool at Business Insider is repeating the rumors as fact: Amazon wanted its smartphone out this quarter, but manufacturing difficulties have set it back, Sammi Huang and Steve Shen of…

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  • March 2, 2013
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These are not the next iPhone There’s a rumor going around this week that Apple is once again working on a cheap iPhone. The Japanese language Apple fanblog Macotakara sparked the rumor yesterday when they reported that Apple will release a new iPhone in 2014 with a 4.5″ screen.  This new and larger model will…

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  • February 25, 2013
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Barnes & Noble is expected to share bad news in their quarterly 10-k report later this week and there are already a couple early rumors with hints about how they will try to avoid going bankrupt. The WSJ is reporting that B&N Chairman Len Riggio is interested in spinning off B&N’s retail bookstore chain and…

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  • February 12, 2013
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iPod Nano Watch It seems that rumor about Apple working on a smartwatch is making the rounds again. The NYTimes Bits blog reported yesterday that their sources told them apple was working on a new watch sized mobile device with a curved screen: In its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., Apple is experimenting with wristwatch-like devices…

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  • February 2, 2013
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The best part about going to a tech conference (especially one with a track dedicated to screen tech) is that I get to hear the most interesting rumors. For example, I was told yesterday that a rumor has been circulating for the past few months that Samsung has been looking to divest themselves of their…

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  • January 22, 2013
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CES 2013 has come and gone, and now that things have quieted down in the tech blogosphere it is once again time to start speculating on Apple’s next product (this never stops but it does occasionally pause for other events). Like many past Apple rumors, today’s rumor comes from a Chinese language website. According to…

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  • January 22, 2013
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CES 2013 has come and gone, and now that things have quieted down in the tech blogosphere it is once again time to start speculating on Apple’s next product (this never stops but it does occasionally pause for other events). Like many past Apple rumors, today’s rumor comes from a Chinese language website. According to…

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  • December 18, 2012
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It’s been some 5 months since we last heard about Amazon’s rumored smartphone (here, here) and today it looks like this is a rumor which can’t die. According to a Taiwanese tech industry blog, Amazon has signed a deal with Foxconn to start producing the phone.  We don’t have any details beyond the rumored contract,…