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
More bad news from RIM. Sales dropped last week 33%. As if that weren’t bad enough, the company’s self-acknowledged life preserver, BlackBerry 10, now won’t be available until early 2013. That is after the Holiday shopping season. It will be after the expected Octob
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.
Last week we had Apple. This week it seems to be all Microsoft. I’m sure next week will be 24×7 Google with it’s I/O conference. With that said, the announcement of Windows Phone 8 is important for the industry. It is also nicely timed by Microsoft right after the fla