In a press release late last night, Microsoft announced an agreement to acquire Nokia’s Devices and Services business for $7.2 billion.
Google has acquired smartwatch maker WIMM Labs, a move that seems to confirm Google’s interest in making a smartwatch of its own, something we’ve heard of before.
Microsoft Research has devised a peer to peer acoustic file transfer protocol, which allows devices to send and receive information over the air using sound.
Microsoft claims that Google is purposely blocking its YouTube app for Windows Phone, following a dispute over in-app advertising and video downloading.
This week, we had some good news for owners of bogged down Nexus 7s (2012), Samsung got caught red-handed, MS Office hit Android, the Moto X has landed (finally), and Google has your back if you lose your phone. Let’s kick it!
Android continues to tighten its grip on the tablet market, acquiring a 67% share of the market during Q2 2013. Meanwhile, Apple shipments shrank by 14 percent year-on-year.
A research firm is expecting the smartwatch business to show significant growth next year, forecasting over 5 million smartwatch sales for 2014.
Skype’s latest app for Android is reworked from ground up and now features a flatter, cleaner redesign inspired by Metro. Are apps and mobile platforms now moving toward this design philosophy?
Recent data indicates that Nokia is struggling with the Windows platform, with some analysts now suggesting that Nokia needs to bite the bullet and switch to the more popular Android platform to save itself from financial trouble.
A recent report about Microsoft making available some of its PC and Xbox titles on mobile platforms including Android turned out to be a misunderstanding.