Google completes $1.1 billion deal for HTC’s design talent

Google completes $1.1 billion deal for HTC’s design talent

Google has announced the completion of its $1.1 billion deal to buy a large slice of HTC’s hardware business. The acquisition was announced back in September 2017 but now it has passed the requisite approvals and is finalized. Beyond the transfer of over 2,000 engineers from HTC — that’s around one-fifth of HTC’s engineering team […]

Smartphone voted as most life-changing tech of the past 25 years

Smartphone voted as most life-changing tech of the past 25 years

The launch of the smartphone and wider “connectivity” are seen as the most significant technology breakthroughs during the past 25 years, a survey has revealed. Telecommunications company TSI asked people to share their views on what tech has made the biggest impact since the 1990s, how it is used, and what the future holds. An […]

Doner London launch the Huawei Mate 10 Pro across Western Europe. The only smartphone with Artificial Intelligence built-in.

Doner London launch the Huawei Mate 10 Pro across Western Europe. The only smartphone with Artificial Intelligence built-in.

In a fully integrated campaign targeting the Western European market, Doner London are launching the latest breakthrough technology from Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei. The campaign, shot by Rankin, features seven Tomorrow Entrepreneurs, each using the Mate 10 Pro handset, with built-in AI technology, to accelerate their business. The campaign, the latest in a series of […]

BETC and Bouygues take you on the real Tour de France

BETC and Bouygues take you on the real Tour de France

Have you always wondered what the French people really are like? Are they all elegant, slim and chic? Do they eat croissants for breakfast every day? Are French kids the most well-behaved in the world, do young people only listen to electro and do they all still smoke? Now, for the first time, thanks to […]

Google and HTC Announce USD1.1 Billion Cooperation Agreement

Google and HTC Announce USD1.1 Billion Cooperation Agreement

Google and HTC Corporation announced a definitive agreement under which certain HTC employees – many of whom are already working with Google to develop Pixel smartphones – will join Google. HTC will receive $1.1 billion in cash from Google as part of the transaction. Separately, Google will receive a non-exclusive license for HTC intellectual property […]

Consumer response to the iPhone launch remains underwhelming according to Future Thinking

Consumer response to the iPhone launch remains underwhelming according to Future Thinking

New research from Future Thinking has found that the consumer response to the iPhone launch remains underwhelming amid a growing backlash against smartphone evolution. 20% of British consumers said: “I don’t want a smartphone – I just want a phone that makes calls.” Only 5% said they planned to upgrade to an iPhone soon after […]

Doro unveils 8040 smartphone for seniors

Doro unveils 8040 smartphone for seniors

Doro has taken the wraps off the 8040 smartphone. It will be available in the UK and Ireland in November with selected partners. The device has a host of features catered to seniors such as loud and clear sound, adjustable text size and an assistance button. Family and friends can access the 8040 through web […]

US Smartphone Users Have Little Love for Communication Apps

US Smartphone Users Have Little Love for Communication Apps

One of the primary drivers of app use is communication, but US smartphone users are less likely than their counterparts in Europe to use apps for that purpose, according to recent data from Ipsos MORI and Google. A May 2017 survey of smartphone users in the US and five countries in Europe found that respondents in the Netherlands […]

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