AMNews: iPhone 5 Launch Speculations, iPhone 5 Production Line issues, Intel Solar Powered CPU

As Apple fans eagerly wait to see the next version of the iPhone, reports are surfacing that the product could look way different than its predecessor, the iPhone 4, both internally and externally. According to new reports, Apple has carried out some wide-scale renovations on the iPhone product line, which has led many to believe the iPhone 5 will be fairly different from its older siblings.

Apple is experiencing production line delays for its iPhone 5 device, which could cause shortages until 2012. According to a report on 9to5 Mac, sources have revealed that the device, which is shaped like a ‘tear drop’, is experiencing delays in at least one production line.

A US federal judge has ruled that the Oracle-Google Java patent infringement case will go for a full jury trial; a major blow for the search engine giant. Oracle has sued Google for copying massive amounts of Java source code in its Android mobile operating system and is demanding billions in compensation.

Amidst all the bitter legal conflicts against Apple in multiple regions around the world, Samsung has managed to get the Galaxy Tab 8.9 in the pre-order section of the online shopping portal BestBuy’s US wing. The release date of the device has yet to be confirmed by the site, meaning all those who were eagerly waiting to get their hands on the device must wait at least a few days more.

Intel unveiled on Thursday a new, experimental low power processor that can be powered using solar energy cells. The processor, code-named Claremont, is about the size of a postage stamp and can process light workloads using the bare minimal power - as low as 10 milliwatts, the company bragged.