A burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team
From now on, any emails sent to a users @facebook.com email address — which all
It's not for lack of trying to make it work. Two years ago,
The ongoing executive exodus from
On Monday, a spokesperson for BlackBerry confirmed that
Devices are commoditizing, operating systems are commodities and the Android platform is a commodity. Value will not be captured in any of these technology modules. Ecosystems are another matter. It's where
Which is why I believe
See later for
Fish on wheels >>
By using a camera and computer vision software it is possible to make a fish control a robot car over land. By swimming towards an interesting object, the fish can explore the world beyond the limits of his tank.
In cars next?
Head of Microsoft PR Frank X Shaw on the Nokia X line:
There's been lots of speculation about what this announcement means for
First, our transaction with
Second, we're pleased to see
Finally, our primary smartphone strategy remains Windows Phone, and our core device platform for developers is the Windows platform.
From the sound of it, he isn't pleased to see the Nokia X - that's a gun in his pocket.
Windows Phone users are more willing to pay for apps compared to those on Android >> WinBeta
According to a new data gathered by Statistic Brain, it seems Windows Phone users are more willing to pay for apps compared to Android, with iOS users being on top of the list.
According to the data collected by Statistic Brain, 62% of Android users never paid a dollar for an app, while the number is a little lower for Windows Phone - currently at 58%. Even when you compare the number of downloads on each platform, Android has a whopping 29bn downloads compared to 4.1 billion on Windows Phone, the difference is massive. In terms of total app store revenue, Android generated
In other words, a mean of 4.1c per app on Android v 23.1c per app on Windows Phone. For iOS? 23.7c. BlackBerry? 22.9c. Here are the numbers.
351 million new smartphones shipped in
351m new smartphones shipped to stores across
While shipments don't equate to sales (who knows how many are lying unsold on shelves or in warehouses), the number gives us a good sense of the momentum behind smartphones in the nation. It's harder to tell how many active smartphone users there are in
The AOSP phones sold in
LG: No Windows Phone devices for some time yet >> Pocket-lint
LG has confirmed to Pocket-lint that although it has been a life-long partner for
Talking to Pocket-lint at the pre-MWC launch event for the G Pro 2 and G2 mini smartphones, a spokesman for the company confirmed that there are no Windows Phone devices on the roadmap at the moment.
Difference between being a Windows Phone "partner" and "company which actually churns them out on the production line" becomes apparent.
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