Steve Jobs only received $1 salary annually. The former Apple CEO was only one of the elite group of CEOs who receive such salary. We also know Mark Zuckerberg received such small amount. But that’s for them who don’t need more money. For some executives though, they still need millions. Tim Cook, the current CEO of Apple, received $4.25 million last year. That’s higher than his previous year salary of $4.17 million. Read more
I’d like to think BlackBerry is still doing okay but recent reports and even rumors are not doing the smartphone pioneer any good. CEO John Chen may be doing his best but looks like it’s not enough to get BlackBerry out of its rut. To make things worse, about 120 employees are about to lose their jobs with the company this week. What a sad scenario: pink slips being given away at the Waterloo office. Read more
Last month, we learned that TSMC would deliver A8 chips to Apple and not Samsung. The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company previously confirmed that production of the 20nm chip will be delayed, no thanks to a “specification issue”. Whatever that means, at least, we know that TSMC and Apple’s partnership will bring us the next-generation iPhone. Read more
Much has been said about the upcoming M8 phone by HTC. The smartphone is now believed to look similar to the HTC One. This is according to who else– @evleaks. If it’s from him, we’re almost sure that it’s true.
People are saying the HTC M8 is very similar to the HTC One that you can actually nickname it as the HTC One S. You know what that means. Read more
So we’re anticipating the arrival of the Normandy, Nokia’s very first Android phone. Nokia exec allegedly confirmed this yesterday and now we hear that the phone was recently certified in Malaysia and Indonesia. This could be somewhat related to the Asian executive giving a hint.
Still not convinced about the future of 3D printing? Well, maybe this 3D-printed speaker will. Yes, plastic shells with magnetic and conductive pieces can be printed and the material used to make speakers. Read more
Asus recently introduced the latest PadFone Mini. The new tablet is now available in Taiwan complete with a a 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon MSM8226 CPU, 1GB RAM, 960 x 540 screen on phone mode, 1,280 x 800 resolution on tablet mode, microSD slot, and two batteries (1,500 mAh and 2,200 mAh). It’s a 4.3-inch smartphone with a 7-inch tablet dock, giving you a two-in-1 gadget. Read more
I haven’t seen any Apple-themed novelty item lately but this iPaperPad is just perfect. It could be the perfect Christmas gift for your geeky friends even if they are not Mac fanboys. Read more
Huawei recently filed for a “PhoPad” trademark which could mean we might see a new tablet very soon. Nothing is certain yet but now we know Huawei is looking into it. Read more
Belkin is not to be outdone as it recently introduced a new protective case for the iPad mini. It’s a bit pricey though for a sleeve but it’s a LEGO-fied one. With this iPad mini case, you can bring out your bricks and create whatever scene on the official LEGO plate. Read more