Samsung’s new smartwatch did the media tour yesterday and for all of its features, one thing stands out: it will only work with Samsung devices. Specifically for now it will be compatible with the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Note 10.1. An article in Engadget commented, “while it will lik
Microsoft announced yesterday that will acquire Nokia’s device and services business for around $7 billion. It is hard to recall when an acquisition was driven by a combination of strategy, management talent and tax law. It is also hard to express how a big a shift this indicates in t
We could say Happy Birthday to the iPhone, but that would be under reporting the news. More important than the iPhone’s 5th birthday is the mobile era it introduced. Phones became more than just voice and messaging devices. They became productivity and entertainment powerhouses
Last week’s mobility news was led by Apple. This week seemed to be all Microsoft. The surprise announcement of the Microsoft Surface tablet / ultrabook hybrid Monday and Windows Phone 8 Wednesday gave the mobility ecosystem a lot to digest. However, there was other news as well.
IDC just upped its estimated to global tablet sales for 2012…again. In March, IDC raised its estimate by 21% to 106 million units and now has raised it again to 107.4 million units just three months later. Analysts of all stripes underestimated the demand for iPads and Kindle F