Android 4.4 still king
Google has released its official February platform distribution numbers and the Marshmallow Android 6.0 is now available on 1.2 percent of all google devices.
Out this week
Sony spin-off Vaio is set to release a new Windows 10 smartphone this week.
RIP Blackberry 10OS
While we have been saying that Blackberry was going to give up on the BlackBerry 10 OS, but official confirmation has been thin on the ground.
Apparently it was worth denying
The Apple Press office works in the same way as the British Royal Family’s. Its official line on most things is “no comment.” But this week it took the rare position of denying a rumour.
Allows fanboys to defect
Search engine outfit Google is offering Apple fanboys a way to get a proper smartwatch without losing the only product that Jobs’ Mob makes – the iPhone.
Moto will go on
Lenovo has decided that it will stop using the Motorola name for its phones in 2016 killing off the venerable brand name.
Apple had them now everyone else will want them
Dispite the fact that no one was interested in pressure sensitive touch phones until Apple released the iPhone 6S this year. HIS believes that many big names including Samsung, Sony and Xiaomi phones are suddenly going to discover the feature which has been part of Android since the beginning.
14nm FinFET LPP Snapdragon 820 saved its bacon
Qualcomm appears to have had a sudden rash of orders for its chips, leading some to speculate that might be the reason the outfit did not try to hive off its chip business.
Mozilla wakes up
Mozilla has finally delivered a 64-bit version of Firefox.