Hopefully excluding what you're currently reading, regarding the Apple smartphone to unveil iPhone 6 in August, which is not critical in the slightest. Companies that sell tech products online can go as far as to threaten serious legal action against consumers for negative reviews online by web shoppers reviewing the products they purchase from on line retailer's.
For instance, when a singled out consumer, receive a threat from lawyers, of a certain wireless pc router mfg. Who shared the full letter, this week with news media saying that the companies attorney's told him they’ll sue him for “slander, defamation, fraud, libel and libel, unless he agrees to never purchase more products from the company and never publicly comment on any of the company’s computer products, in addition to deleting the actual review.
That wireless router, by the way quickly became the “most helpful” negative consumer review. With an average of 3.5/5 stars from almost 2,900 reviews, with as many as 829 people leaving a 1-star review.
Meanwhile regarding tech products, on a second attempt, California lawmakers advanced a bill last Thursday that would require electronics mfg's to install a shut-off function in all smartphones as a way to deter what one senator called a crime wave of thefts. Also amid criticism of the latest Galaxy S-smartphone. Samsung now sells two times more smartphones than Apple,largely thanks to the success of Galaxy range. But the South Korean firm has also been battling patent litigation the world over, with Apple claiming Samsung copied the look and feel of the U.S. firm's mobile products.
When the Galaxy S5, was debuted globally, it received a lukewarm response from consumers due to its lack of eye-popping hardware innovations, while its plastic case design has been panned by some critics for looking cheap and made blindly on a conveyor belt. The Wall Street Journal said that the gold colored back cover on the S5 looked like a band-aid.
Which could be why Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, the world's biggest handset maker, has replaced the head of its mobile design team after Chang Dong-hoon offered to resign last week and will be replaced by Lee Min-hyouk, vice president became Samsung's youngest senior executive in 2010 for his role in designing the Galaxy series, a roaring success which unseated Apple Inc's iPhone as king of the global smartphone market.for mobile design. A Samsung spokeswoman said last Thursday.
Meanwhile earlier than expected, Apple will unveil iPhone 6, this August, Apple's familiar logo now displayed with a green leaf at the Apple Store timed to coincide with Earth Day. Unidentified Taiwanese supply-chain sources report Apple Inc will unveil the next incarnation of its popular iPhone series in August, one month earlier than industry watchers were generally expecting,
Starting with a 4.7-inch screen version of the iPhone 6 which most young females will favor. Will reach stores in August, then a 5.5-inch or 5.6-inch model will be released in September, exactly one year to the day the Iphone 5 was released.
And very soon while customers are at the Apple store, Apple is close to buying Beats,founded by rapper Dr. Dre and legendary music producer Jimmy Iovine, Beats Electronics is best known for its "Beats by Dr Dre" line of trendy headphones usually retailing around $150. Apples offer is for $3.2 billion, according to inside sources. Beats Electronics,an expensive foray into music streaming and headphone gear that would mark a departure for the usually cash conservative iPhone maker.
Hmm..does that mean their trendy headphones will be designed to go bluetooth for calls, while it enhances our total music quality? We'll have to wait and see!