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Apple’s software designer Greg Christie to retire in 2014

Apple’s software designer Greg Christie to retire in 2014

Apr. 10 | Greg Christie – who is an experienced software designer at the US-based tech giant Apple – will be retiring later in 2014. Christie is known for playing a major role in the development of the company’s popular iPhone. Apple sent an internal...

Apple’s iPhone 6 screen manufacturing to begin in May 2014

Apple’s iPhone 6 screen manufacturing to begin in May 2014

Apr. 1 | Suppliers of the US tech giant Apple are expected to begin mass production of displays in May 2014 for the upcoming, highly-anticipated iPhone. The new iPhone 6 is expected to be launched in 2014 and will have a 4.7-inch screen, while the 5.5-inch version’s...

Google Glass to team up with Ray-Ban maker Luxottica

Google Glass to team up with Ray-Ban maker Luxottica

Mar. 25 | Search engine giant Google announced that its Glass device will get a new look. The US-based company has teamed up with Luxittica – the maker of the popular Ray-Ban and Oakley eyewear brands – in order to make Google Glass more fashion-forward. Google...

HTC to shut down Watch service in UK on March 31, 2014

HTC to shut down Watch service in UK on March 31, 2014

Mar. 3 | Taiwan-based handset manufacturer HTC has revealed that it will shut down its movie rental and sales service, called HTC Watch in the UK market on March 31, 2014. The company already shut down the service in a number of European countries in 2013. So...

Samsung Galaxy S5 review

Samsung Galaxy S5 review

Feb. 27 | South Korean tech giant Samsung launched its Galaxy S5 device and the company did not go beyond the imagination, but kept it simple. The new Galaxy S5 has two new sensors and a couple of brand new features, which are aimed to make the phone the keys and...

Nokia to introduce BBM app on Windows Phone

Nokia to introduce BBM app on Windows Phone

Feb. 24 | Mobile phone manufacturing giant Nokia announced during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) on February 24, 2014 that BlackBerry Messenger will be coming to the Windows Phone mobile operating system. The announcement was made by the CEO of Nokia, Stephen...

Facebook acquires WhatsApp for $19 billion

Facebook acquires WhatsApp for $19 billion

Feb. 20 | Social networking giant Facebook has announced that it will purchase the popular instant messaging app WhatsApp for $19 billion. The US-based company released a statement in which it said that it would pay $4 billion in cash and $15 billion in shares...

Sony to release PS Vita Slim in UK on February 7, 2014

Sony to release PS Vita Slim in UK on February 7, 2014

Jan. 31 | Japan-based console giant Sony is scheduled to release its updated PS Vita Slim handheld console for the UK market, four months following its launch in Japan. The new PS Vita Slim comes as a replacement for the PS Vita. The main difference between the...

NSA and GCHQ use Angry Birds, leaky phone apps to collect user data

NSA and GCHQ use Angry Birds, leaky phone apps to collect user data

Jan. 29 | The latest top secret documents revealed that the National Security Agency and GCHQ – its UK counterpart - have been working on developing capabilities to use ‘leaky’ smartphone apps. The applications in question – such as the...

Google acquires UK artificial intelligence company DeepMind

Google acquires UK artificial intelligence company DeepMind

Jan. 27 | Internet giant Google has acquired the UK-based start-up DeepMind and the latest deal is reported to be worth $400 million. In addition to that, the deal is Google’s biggest European acquisition so far. The former teen chess prodigy Demis Hassabis...