After Apple’s very secretive launch that is arguably the biggest event in the tech calendar every September, there are always a few things that happen in the days that follow. There is the obligatory new software release, the opening of the pre-orders, and the queuing of the fanatics. This year was no different, iOS 8, 4 million pre-orders, and 10 block long queues.
Nook, Samsung and eBook fans will be happy about the newest version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 with built-in e-reader functions and capabilities added as a result of the new partnership.
Blackberry announced last week that they would be releasing a version of BBM for Windows phone devices, in a move to see the struggling corporation gain some ground in the overpopulated world of applications. It seems that after failing so dismally with their phones that they’re trying make a comeback to the market with BBM.
Blackberry have just announced their first quarter results and in the opinion of the almost new CEO John Chen, the future looks bright. With exceptional effort on all fronts (which we will get to later), the company, formerly known as Research in Motion, boasted a gross margin rise of 46.7% – as compared to 33.9%, quarter on quarter.read more
I remember the old cliché, “as long as I can make and receive a call, that’s all I need”. At face value this is what mobiles are for, to keep in touch. Keeping in touch has taken on a whole new definition in the 21st Century, with social media and instant messaging at the forefront of digital communication. As competition heats up, consumers have been afforded a wide variety of communication options. Using these mediums does come at a price and the price is data.read more