Microsoft’s new CEO Satya Nadella has yet to fully function within the company but two executives are already leaving. Biz dev EVP Tony Bates and marketing EVP Tami Reller are believe to believing the software giant for a number of reasons. The company has not confirmed the news yet but it’s somehow expected. mehr »
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. mehr »
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. mehr »
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. mehr »
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.
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. mehr »
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. mehr »
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. mehr »
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. mehr »
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.