Following months of speculation, Deadline Hollywood reports that the movie formerly known as Jurassic Park 4 is moving ahead, it's just coming to theaters a year later than previously announced. The newly renamed Jurassic World is now set for a June 12, 2015 release, with director and co-writer Colin Trevorrow (Safety Not Guaranteed) and executive producer Steven Spielberg bringing the project to life.
Motorola said it’s bringing US smartphone production ‘home,’ and now parent company Google is opening the doors to its not-so-humble abode after it added the Moto X factory in Fort Worth, Texas, to its Street View service.Now, as Engadget first spotted, 360 degree panoramic images of the Flextronics factory that churns out 100,000 Moto X devices per week — at three times the cost of a China-based plant — are included on Google Maps. Certain, presumably covert, information is blurred out, but it’s interesting to poke around there, virtually-speaking.
Apple has received a license for its iPhone to run on China Mobile’s network, the Wall Street Journal reports, which further proves that the world’s largest carrier could soon be announcing a deal with Apple.
According to the website of China’s Telecom Equipment Certification Center, a “network access license” was given to handsets — likely to be the iPhone 5s and 5c — that run on the TD-LTE standard to be used by China Mobile for its 4G networks. The iPhone was also granted licenses to run on China Unicom and China Telecom’s networks, which makes it the first time that all three Chinese operators will be able to carry the iPhone and reach a large part of the country’s 740 million customers.
Announced back in October of 2011 alonsgside the iPhone 4S as an easy way create and mail custom letterpress cards personalized with your own text and photos, the Cards app for iOS has been sent to the shredder. This comes from the Apple Knowledge Base:
Cards ordered before 1 PM Pacific time on September 10, 2013, will be delivered, and push notifications will continue to work.You can view your previous purchases by tapping Saved Cards in the app.Note: You can still order beautiful letterpress cards customized with your photos and text using iPhoto on your Mac. Cards ordered through iPhoto are shipped through a carrier such as FedEx rather than through the United States Post Office.
Apple has just made some updates to their AppleCare program including making the service available for iPod touch and iPod classic owners. Most notably, the deductible for a broken iPhone replacement will be increased from the current $49 per incident to $79. AppleCare plans are also now available in select European countries. From what we can see, for now that includes France, Italy, and the UK.AppleCare replacement plans for iPhone and iPod will still remain at $99. The deductible to replace a broken iPod touch or iPod classic will be $29 per incident and can be used for up to two incidents within 2 years. The two incident rule remains the same for iPhone users as well but the deductible per incident has risen to $79 instead of the current deductible of $49.
The title and running time of Doctor Who's forthcoming 50th anniversary special has been revealed.The birthday episode is called The Day Of The Doctor and will spread over 75 minutes when it airs on BBC One on November 23. The show's current stars Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman will be joined for the episode by popular former Timelord and companion David Tennant and Billie Piper.
Mobile games outfit Gameloft today announced a 15 percent sales increase for the first half of 2013.The company said its performance was boosted by a strong performance for games on smartphones and tablets, up 45 percent year-on-year, to account for 61 percent of the firm's income. Solid sales performances came from titles like Age Village, Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour, My Little Pony (pictured) and Order
Google and Intel have introduced three new Chromebooks and a Chromebox, each running Intel's powerful Haswell processors. The reveal came on stage at Intel's IDF 2013 keynote in San Francisco, with two companies showing off two new laptops from existing Google hardware partners, HP and Acer, and a Chromebook from Toshiba and Chromebox from Asus. These devices mark Asus and Toshiba's first foray into Chrome OS hardware. Intel promises battery life improvements of up to 15 percent and performance jumps of as much as 50 percent for Haswell Chrome devices over their Atom-based predecessors.