Talking about the digital future of the European Union, Google's Eric Schmidt sees large hurdles but lots of potential. He says a brighter future and a better economy are the promise of a digital EU.
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I started writing about PCs after destroying a few of them and learning what everything does. Moved on to phones, tablets and everything else. Been doing this professionally since 2009. In other news the HTC W8 is currently my favorite phone and Microsoft is the most exciting company in tech..at least this week.
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HTC is getting ready to launch its Nexus 9 tablet, expected sometime next month. The Nexus 9 is the result of a partnership between HTC and Google aimed at replicating the Nexus 7's previous success.
Microsoft is laying off a number of people and it seems the Research arm is no exception. The robotics research team has been let go over the weekend and the project is seemingly dead for now.
You might be super happy with your new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus but here's one side of the device you never want to see in real life. Check out the insides of Apple's handsets thanks to iFixit's teardowns.
Sony has been working on its virtual reality helmet for a while now, and according to the latest news, a consumer version is 85% complete, hinting at a launch in the near future.
Apple's launch of iPhone 6 devices has now also hit the UK. To "celebrate" tons of people have decided to queue in record numbers outside of Apple stores.
Facebook is supposedly trying out a new app, which would allow users to share their updates with only a very limited number of people. In a way it's very similar to what Path tried.
The new Apple Watch is under scrutiny again, this time by the UK Department for Transport who warns drivers using the new wearable will face similar penalties to those using phones while at the wheel.
Sony is struggling with its smartphone business thanks to stiff competition from Apple and Samsung, and plans to focus on its higher-end devices, while reducing its mid-range line-up.
Folks in London will have an easier time paying for their travel around town starting today thanks to Barclaycard's bPay wrist band, which brings contactless payments to your wrist.
Microsoft is once again stating its commitment to the low-end of the phone market. The company is focusing on its "First" line of phones and wants to bring Windows Phone to more affordable handsets.
Google has just announced that YouTube users in India will soon be able to download and replay videos at their convenience. This is a whole new model for YouTube, one that many people hope catches on.
WhatsApp, the super popular messaging app, looks like it's expanding its feature list once again. There's very strong evidence that voice calling will soon be supported by the app.
A Microsoft spokesperson tried to explain to the Indian public that the Windows Phone platform simply gets a bad rap, despite reaching parity with other platforms when it comes to apps.
Thanks to a bit of clever editing, folks have managed to create a watchface for Android Wear devices, one that uncannily resembles Apple's new Watch UI. Of course this is only a cosmetic trick.