Nina Dobrev on Ian Somerhalder engagement rumors: “I’m not going to pull a Miley”

Gracing the cover of Canada’s Fashion magazine, the 23-year-old actress was asked whether she was planning to settle down with Vampire Diaries co-star Ian Somerhalder.

“Eventually I am going to marry and have a family but not anytime soon,” she told the magazine for its September issue. “I’m not going to pull a Miley.”

Dobrev is talking about Miley Cyrus, 19, who got engaged to boyfriend Liam Hemsworth, 22, in June.

The couple has been dating since 2010. Rumors of an engagement between Somerhalder, 33, and Dobrev began circulating in January.

“There is no truth to this item at all,” her rep told US Weekly at the time. “There was no proposal.”

Kristen Stewart and Robert Sanders affair: more photos of their fling appear

Us Weekly, which had caught the two in a “steamy rendezvous” on July 17 in Los Angeles, has posted more photos on its website.

The photographer claims he followed the Twilight star as she left the house she shared with Robert Pattinson in her Mini-Cooper.

After she got a call on her cell phone on the way back from the gym, she parked and waited for the Snow White director.

They then started driving around Los Angeles, looking for places to make out.

“Kristen was sitting with her back up against that driver’s-side window, and this guy was kissing her entire body,” the photographer tells Us Weekly.

The magazine writes that Stewart and Sanders were “kissing like crazy.”

“Kristen was sitting with her back up against that driver’s-side window, and this guy was kissing her entire body,” a witness said.

Later, the pair drove to a secluded area near the Hollywood sign.

“He seemed more cautious,” the witness adds. “She was lost in the moment. It was clearly all she was thinking about.”

Following the unfolding of their fling, both Stewart and Sanders issued apologies.

Stewart was quick to express her regret: “I’m deeply sorry for the hurt and embarrassment I’ve caused to those close to me and everyone this has affected. This momentary indiscretion has jeopardized the most important thing in my life, the person I love and respect the most, Rob. I love him, I love him, I’m so sorry.”

“I am utterly distraught about the pain I have caused my family,” Sanders, a 41-year-old married man and father of two, said in a statement. “My beautiful wife and heavenly children are all I have in this world. I love them with all my heart. I am praying we can get through this together.”

See the pics HERE.

Emma Watson denies “Fifty Shades of Grey” casting rumors

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Reports appeared last week, claiming that Watson, 22, was in talks to star in the upcoming adaptation of E.L. James’ erotic novel.

However, the actress insists that she hasn’t even read the book.

“I haven’t read the book, I haven’t read a script, nothing,” she told Entertainment Weekly.

“There are so many movies you become attached to when I’ve literally never even received a phone call. It was the same way with The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – I never even saw a script!”

The frenzy surrounding the x-rated role was so intense that even her family thought the rumors were true.

“I told them just because there are 60 articles on the internet doesn’t mean it’s any less true than if there are three or four,” Watson said.

“The thing is I’m not going to go out there every time someone attaches me to a film to say no or release a statement. ”

Watson will next star in The Perks of Being a Wallflower, which hits theaters this fall, Sofia Coppola’s The Bling Ring and Darren Aronofsky’s Noah.

iPhone 5 rumors: Apple may have problems with iPhone 5 stocks due to low yield rates of in-cell touch panels

The iPhone 5 will feature a screen based on a new technology called in-cell that will allow Apple to improve image quality, to provide a better autonomy and reduce component size.

This new technology has to be implemented in screens using a new manufacturing process and it seems that Apple’s Asian partners are having problems in manufacturing these displays.

According to a Digitimes report, Japan Display, LG Display and Sharp are the companies that produce these screens, but only Japan Display manages to produce a one out of two screens without problems.

The site writes:

“Rumors recently circulated in the touch-panel industry have claimed that yield rates of the in-cell touch panels at Japan Display, LG Display and Sharp – reportedly the panel producers for Apple’s next-generation iPhone – are too low to generate profits. Apple reportedly even has offered subsidies – estimated at US$10-15 per panel produced – to the panel suppliers in order to encourage them to produce more and ensure stable shipments after the launch of its 2012 iPhone.

The poor yield rate of in-cell panels is likely to cause certain disruption to Apple’s shipping schedule for the new iPhone, according to the rumors.”

Japan Display has a yield rate of 50%, with the rest of the companies scoring much worse results.

Apple has increased by 10 – $ 15 the price for each touch panel produced by companies.

Even with the promise of a better cost per touch panel, manufacturers cannot meet the number of components set out in contracts and Apple could produce only a quarter of the screens that are scheduled to power the iPhone 5 in the next quarter.

Because of these problems, the launch of the iPhone 5 will bring few devices in shops.

iPhone 5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S3


While the release of the iPhone 5 is set for the fall of this year, the Samsung Galaxy S3 came out on May 29.

Here is a technical comparison of the iPhone 5 and Galaxy S3.

Samsung’s quad-core processor 1.4GHz Exynos processor, armed with 1GB of RAM makes the device the most powerful smartphone in the world.

Some interesting features of this smartphone are its wireless charging and the Direct call and Stay Smart functions.

The Samsung Galaxy S III boasts a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED display with a 1280-by-720-pixel resolution.

As for the iPhone 5, the handset is expected to be thinner and come with a larger 4-inch in-cell screen. It is also rumored to feature NFC and 4G LTE technology and a smaller dock connector.

The next iPhone may have a 16:9 aspect ratio and a screen resolution of 1136-by-640 pixels.

The device is likely to feature a metal back panel and an HD front-facing camera.

As for specs, the smartphone is expected to come with improved Siri, Facebook integration, Apple’s own Maps app with turn-by-turn navigation and 3D renderings of cities and more.

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iPhone 5 release date: Apple September 12 event gets confirmation

Recent speculation on the possible launch of Apple’s next iPhone has pointed to a September 21 release date, with the product being introduced nine day earlier.

Now, according to sources cited by AllThingsD, an Apple media event will take place that week.

The site writes:

“iMore was first to report that the company has scheduled a special event for Wednesday, September 12, and now we’ve confirmed it as well. Sources tell AllThingsD that Apple is currently planning an event for that week. And while we haven’t yet confirmed its focus, history suggests it will indeed be the new iPhone.”

To support their claims, AllThingsD presents a graphic which shows that Apple has spent 1.15 billion dollars in advance for components, a sign that the company’s partners have already begun production of the iPhone 5.

So far, The Verge, The New York Times, Bloomberg and Reuters have confirmed through independent sources that the presentation will take place on September 12.

The iPhone 5 is expected to features a series of upgrades, including a 4-inch display, 4G LTE technology, NFC and 1GB of RAM, as well as a thinner design, a smaler dock connector, a metal back panel and an HD front-facing camera.

iPhone and iPad early prototypes surface

Last week, the Verge posted a series of shots of the early iPad and iPhone designs revealed in court documents.

Now, AllThingsD has presented a gallery of images from the trial showing various prototype designs that helped shape the iPhone.

The site reports: “Among the many filings on Saturday was a document with dozens of sketches and prototypes for both the iPhone and iPad. Some had already been included in earlier filings, but Saturday’s collection was particularly extensive.”

“The filing features a host of sketches, images from computer-aided design programs, and photographs of actual models that Apple fabricated as part of its design process.”

The “Purple” prototype looks very similar to the design of the white versions of the iPhone 4 and 4S and it dates back to August 2005.

As for the iPad, early prototypes of the device featured square or round corners.

Earlier filings revealed Apple had envisioned the handset with a kickstand.

iPhone 5 release date in September, iPad mini in November and iPad 4 in the works

According to an iLounge report, the September 21 launch for the iPhone 5 is confirmed by the site’s sources.

The device is set to come with at least two types of cases.

The first looks a lot like the Bumper released in 2010 for the iPhone 4, while the second will be different and will reportedly have a great impact on the accessory market if it gets released.

A new iPod Touch model is also set for release in the fall. The device will be equipped with a 4-inch and the A5 processor that powers the iPad 2 and 3 and the iPhone 4.

However, Apple isn’t likely to launch a new iPod Nano, the site notes.

In addition, the iPad mini will apparently be presented at a separate event from that of the iPhone 5 and the iPod Touch, with rumors pointing to mid-November.

Apple is also rumored to be producing new versions of the iPad Smart Cover and iPad Smart Case for the iPad mini.

Finally, the site writes that the iPad 4 is currently under development at Apple and the tablet might keep the design of the iPad 3.

Few changes will be made to the tablet in order to increase efficiency. These include a smaller dock connector, a rear-side microphone, and heat-reducing changes to the hardware.

The rear-side microphone will help in noise cancellation or improve audio quality during rear video recording, and is similar to the one found on the iPhone 5. It will be placed between the camera and flash.

iPhone 5 rumors: new iPhone assembled and presented in video

Photos of what is allegedly an assembled version of the iPhone 5 based on recent leaks have surfaced online during the weekend.

Now, Japanese blog Macotakara presents the same assembly in a video.

The only difference lies in the color of the components. Except this detail, everything looks just like in the images presented yesterday.

The handset presented in the video matches the latest rumors regarding the design and specs.

The device appears to be slightly thinner, featuring a larger display, a centered FaceTime camera, a smaller 19-pin dock connector and a new speaker grill placement.

The smartphone is presented with a two-tone design for its back panel.

Recent reports state that the iPhone 5 will be presented along the iPad Mini at an event on September 12, with a product release set for nine days later.

iPhone 5 release date on September 21, iPad mini presented September 12 along next iPhone

According to an iMore report, who cites “sources who have proven accurate in the past,” Cupertino “is planning to debut the new iPhone at a special event on Wednesday, September 12, 2012, with the release date to follow 9 days later on Friday, September 21.”

The two devices will reportedly be accompanied by the new iPod nano.

So far rumors have also pointed to an October launch for the iPhone 5.

The iPad mini is rumored to feature a screen measuring 7 inches to 8 inches diagonally and analysts believe it’s unlikely it will have Retina Display like the new iPad.

As for the iPhone 5, the handset is expected to be thinner and come with a larger in-cell screen. It is also rumored to feature NFC technology and a smaller dock connector.

Photos of what is allegedly an assembled version of the iPhone 5 based on recent leaks have surfaced online.