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.
I knew that time will come we’d need 3D maps. I even imagine that someday we’ll see a holographic version. You know, the Star Wars kind or maybe something like from an Iron Man movie. But no need to wait that long as Google recently rolled out 3D maps of Tokyo. I haven’t been to Japan so I’m excited to see at least the city of Tokyo in 3D maps. Read more
Facebook has recently acquired a New York-based startup called Branch. The company is into multiple social discussion tools and looks like they will be working with the top social network to form the Conversations group for Zuckerberg. No confirmation from either of the party but we heard a $15 million deal. Read more
Got a Windows Phone device? If you own one, you might have Bing as the default search engine. But how come only half of all Windows Phone users actually use it? Only 52 percent use Bing while the rest use Google. This is not surprising though as Google is still the top search giant whether on desktop or mobile. Read more
We saw this happening in the future but not anytime soon: digital music sales went down last 2013. Purchases dropped by six percent as reported by Billboard. Dropping a small 0.1 percent is digital album sales. As for CD sales, it went for the worse with a 14.5 percent decrease. Read more
Cat may not be your usual choice of a feature phone but the Cat B100 model is very rugged. If you’re the type who always drop stuff because of clumsiness, then the B100 by Caterpillar could be your best friend. It doesn’t have much but it impresses with metal sides, covered ports, a large-button keyboard, 3MP camera with flash, and a large speaker. Read more
Huawei just rolled out yet another mid-range phone in the form of the B199. A follow up to the A199 model, this 5.5-inch phone comes equipped with 2GB RAM, 16GB built-in storage, 720p display screen, MicroSD card slot, dual SIM slot, and a Snapdragon quad-core processor. Read more
I don’t like bad news especially in the mobile industry. It breaks my heart that stuff we think will work actually isn’t working. So for those using the Money mobile wallet by O2 in the UK, you have to bid goodbye to it soon. Why, the network is discontinuing the service on March 31 as its last day. It’s said that Money isn’t performing well. This shutdown is somehow expected in the region because competition is really tight. Read more
Next to smartwatch tech, wearable technology such as the Google Glass is expected to be bigger this year. Much has been said about it last year even facing some controversies. Read more