Welcome to Microsoft’s definitive surrender on smartphones

In May 2017 Satya Nadella made a revealing comment. “Our next phones won’t look like phones,” he said, opening the door to a return to a field in which they had failed completely with Windows Phone and that Windows 10 also tried to conquer our smartphones. It did not succeed on that occasion either, so

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Google Glass is back, but nothing is really different

When Google Glass was launched in April 2012 almost everyone got excited. Augmented Reality was the star of the hype cycle back then, and the possibilities for the device seemed endless.  Three years later the product collapsed. Privacy and security issues proved to be too important both for Google and users, which became less and

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The Games That Can Keep Mobile Gaming Fresh

Mobile options have largely taken over the gaming industry in the last few years, or at least have carved out a market to rival consoles. There are thousands of smartphone gaming options covering every possible genre and satisfying all different kinds of players. But some big changes might pull attention away from smartphone gaming in

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Apple: thanks for making the iPhone more expensive, dear journalists

Apple knows well how to play with expectations. They usually disappoint when they launch products, but the disappointment isn’t as big as it could be thanks to big and small media sites. Those sites (like The Unshut) are happy to talk about every single possible and hypothetical detail on the future Apple smartphones, and all

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Nokia 3310: the immortal phone

I do not remember the exact model, but my father had a Nokia with incredible speakers. I would say that the whole building was aware of when somebody called him, but that technological prodigy (at that time) also had other advantages shared by the devices of the time. Among others, of course, was those batteries

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Nintendo Switch and the curse of being original

I’ve never been a Nintendo user. This legendary maker has always developed consoles and franchise games which always seemed childish to me. Too simplistic, too faithful to a type of games that no longer were what I was looking for. Too loyal to their heritage. I did my little experiment a few years ago with

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Facebook and Google define our mobile life

Happy new year, my dear readers. Nielsen has released a new report with the ‘Top Smartphone Apps of 2016’ in the U.S., and there it becomes clear that two tech companies dominate the scenario here. Facebook and Facebook Messenger account together for 275 million of unique users per month on average (350M if we add

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