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Computing

USB gets a Lightning cable makeover: First glimpse of reversible USB 3 cables

Called USB Type C, the new connectors will feature an entirely new design with a smaller size, and most important, users will no longer need to be concerned with plug orientation -- no more fumbling behind that PC, in other words.
Mobile

BlackBerry, Foxconn partner to make Z3 smartphone, available first in Indonesia

BlackBerry would love to get back to its former glory and it's hoping its announcement of the Z3 smartphone at Mobile World Congress 2014 will help. The device will be made by Foxconn and available in Indonesia in April.
Mobile

BlackBerry Z3 ‘Jakarta’ touchscreen phone leaked, could arrive during MWC 2014

A new all-touchscreen BlackBerry phone has been leaked. Known as the BlackBerry Z3, or Jakarta, the mid-range device could launch during MWC 2014, and be one of the first produced for BlackBerry by Foxconn.
Cool Tech

Google and Foxconn team up for robotics development, report says

Though you may not have seen it coming, the idea that Google and Foxconn are reportedly in talks about helping each other out with the development of robotics-related technologies obviously makes a certain amount of sense.
Mobile

First Foxconn-developed BlackBerry phones to be revealed during Mobile World Congress

Foxconn's chairman Terry Gou has indicated his firm will be showing the first smartphones it has produced for BlackBerry, during this year's Mobile World Congress show in February.
Mobile

BlackBerry partners with Foxconn, will release jointly developed phone in early 2014

BlackBerry has announced it's to partner with electronics manufacturer Foxconn, and the pair will launch a BlackBerry 10 smartphone in early 2014, but its release will be initially limited to Indonesia.
Mobile

Foxconn hoping for exciting wearable-tech opportunities with new startup fund

With a multimillion-dollar investment lined up to nurture new talent in the wearable-tech space, Foxconn is hoping to build some successful products of its own rather than rely solely on the likes of Apple, Sony, and Amazon for its future…
Mobile

Firefox OS tablets may already be in the works

At a private event at the Chinese Computex conference on Monday, Mozilla unveiled its first Firefox OS tablet. Foxconn recently became the 19th member of the Firefox OS development team, and is likely developing the new device for Mozilla.
Apple

Apple turns to Pegatron for low-cost iPhone production, supply chain shifting away from Foxconn

A report Wednesday suggests Apple is making moves to diversify its supply chain, with Taiwan-based Pegatron set to produce the rumored low-cost iPhone. The move will come as a blow to Foxconn, which has up to now been Apple's main…
Mobile

Firefox OS tablet in the works? Mozilla and Foxconn set to unveil new device June 3

Firefox OS creatorr Mozilla and manufacturing titan Foxconn have reportedly joined forces, with a Firefox OS device – rumored to be a tablet – set to be unveiled at a special event in Taiwan next week.
Mobile

Rumor: Sharp will start display production for ‘next’ iPhone in June

The specifics of the fabled iPhone 5S have yet to be determined, but a Japan-based report says the production of the display is set to start next month. Sharp is said to be taking the helm on this one and production is set to start in June…
Mobile

Budget iPhone rumors re-emerge, looks like it may not come to U.S.

Rumors coming out of Apple's Taiwan supply chain point to a new, "cost-efficient" iPhone that could be unveiled soon. The device would be implemented quarter-by-quarter in emerging markets.