In a (barely) surprising fashion, Microsoft has reached a deal to acquire Nokia’s devices and services units. The deal will also include the Finnish company’s patents and mapping services. Under the reached upon agreement between the two companies’ boards of directors, Microsoft will pay €3.79 billion for the devices and surfaces business. Nokia’s patents will […]Read More Microsoft officially acquires Nokia’s devices & services units!
You might recall that Sony was readying a couple of high-end Android models called Yuga and Odin. Just the other day, it turned out that the Yuga was purportedly renamed the Sony Xperia Z. And Sony’s own website not only has a press shot of the Sony Xperia Z, but also shows off the Odin, which also has been […]Read More Sony’s website leaks photos of Sony Xperia Z and Sony Xperia ZL
Cyber Monday is the year’s second biggest shopping day, but when it comes to online purchases it might well be the largest one this year. Online shoppers are estimated to have spent $1.98 billion, the most ever, according to Adobe’s Digital Index. Mobile devices were a key part of the online shopping craziness that was […]Read More Cyber Monday mobile sales grow to a record number!
It may not be long before flexible smartphones become commonplace on store shelves. Samsung is reportedly moving forward with plans to make displays out of flexible plastic rather than glass, a move that would allow devices to be lighter and bendable, according to the Wsj. The flexible displays are said to incorporate OLED technology, the same technology the company is […]Read More Flexible Smartphones May Be Here Sooner Than You Think
The Samsung GALAXY Note II is another big winner (pardon the pun) from the Korean manufacturer. After one month of availability overseas, the phablet has rung up 3 million units in sales. You might remember that Samsung’s J.K. Shin said that 20 million units of the 5.5 inch device would be sold after 1 year, double the amount that the […]Read More Samsung GALAXY Note II sells 3 million units globally in one month!