Nokia has announced its decision to sell its Devices & Service business to Microsoft, practically giving Microsoft the ability to make its own devices and put the fate of its mobile devices in its own hands.
T-Mobile began the UNcarrier approach back in March. At the time they announced Simple Choice plans for individuals. Those same plans then came available for families in mid-July and as of today they are available for business users. T-Mobile is pushing these plans as being able to provide customers with "more flexibility and choice about how they buy and use wireless devices."
Google has reported its second quarter results for 2013, showing a significant jump in revenue over the same quarter last year. The Internet giant saw revenue jump all over the board, with site, network, and other revenues representing increases over Q2 2012 ranging from 7-percent to 138-percent.
Magna Carta Holy Grail app that allowed one million people to grab the full album a few days before the public release. This was a fairly unique way to launch an album and not only assured one million people would have the album, but with what sounded good came some bad.
Magna Carta Holy Grail app back in late-June with the promise that users would be able to download the complete Jay-Z album a few days ahead of the general release. Samsung had the app available for those Galaxy S III, Galaxy S 4 and the Galaxy Note II. The free album offer would be available for the first million people that installed the app.
Google is looking to increase its revenue from Play Store sales by altering the percentage that goes to carriers, and the percentage that it retains for itself. Google hasn't commented on the rumor, but according to the analysts, developers' income won't be affected.
Word surfaced back in April that Apple distancing itself from fierce competitor Samsung, forming a partnership with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Those plans didn't pan out immediately, however, because the Taiwanese company - called TSMC - failed to make chips that were up to Apple's various standards. Today TSMC announced that it has ironed out the issues and officially entered into a deal with Apple, but through the next year Samsung will remain the company's main supplier.
HTC's Chief Operating Officer Matthew Costello stepped down, it appeared that HTC was getting its feathers in a tussle. Rumors persisted that they were beginning to become directionless, and even though strong sales opposed those rumors, the shuffling of major forces within the company suggested otherwise. Enter Lorain Wong, HTC's new VP of Global PR and Corporate/Internal Operations. Could stability finally be back in the cards?
HTC One has been in the news a lot over the past few days. With rumors of stock Android models, bigger 5-inch screens, and patent lawsuits from Nokia. Today we have more good news though, as the HTC One is the first device to become HTCPro certified for business use in the U.S. and will be taking on Blackberry and Samsung SAFE.
Quickoffice app into the Google Play Store. This one joins the Quickoffice Pro HD and Quickoffice Pro apps, which are already priced at $19.99 and $14.99 respectively. This new release is called Quickoffice Google Apps and is available for free. Before you run to download thinking Quickoffice is now available for free -- there is a catch.