It appears that HTC is currently chasing down all available avenues for money, as it has decided to finally open up its first concept store inside an existing electronics shop somewhere in Hamburg, Germany. This current strategy is similar to what Microsoft is doing with its own retail stores and is based on work that Apple started when it first began opening up its own retail locations many years ago.
Germany’s Federal Environment Agency backs ban on sealed smartphone batteries
Google’s new Nexus products are almost ready to be launched, as we’re just a day away from November 13, the official release date for the Nexus 4 smartphone and the Nexus 10 tablet. And just in case you forgot, there are also new Nexus 7 flavors to go around also.
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrade now rolling out to Galaxy Note 10.1 in Germany
After Microsoft failed to get Motorola to pay their licensing fees following the first patent lawsuit, Microsoft went right ahead and filed a second one. This time, they are not only going after Motorola, but after Google Maps and Google itself. In the words of Jerry "The King" Lawler, this is going to be a slobberknocker.
German prosecutors likely dropping Google Street View criminal probe
Despite not being in the headlines as much as the Apple-Samsung legal brawl, the patent fight between Motorola and Microsoft has been very eventful lately. In fact, if we wouldn’t want to keep our objective perspective on all these legal accusations and trials, we might say that the Moto-Microsoft conflict has got a little out of hand.
Sony’s Xperia T now on sale in the UK, France, and Germany
If you’re smitten by the Xperia T – perhaps after seeing that unboxing video that we just posted – and can’t wait to buy it, it looks like several stores are selling Sony’s latest flagship model early. Those in the UK, France, and Germany can get their wallet out now.
Galaxy Note 2 release date set for mid-October (week 42) in Germany, alongside other LTE-ready devices
It’s not just Everything Everywhere customers in the UK that will get their hands on LTE-ready devices in the near future, as some German subscribers will also be able to buy a few smartphones, phablets and tablets sporting real 4G connectivity. The lists includes a variety of Samsung Android and Windows Phone devices such as the Galaxy S2, the Galaxy S3 the Galaxy Note 10.1 and the ATIV S.