We’ll be at the Samsung event in Berlin, Twitch now belongs to Amazon, wearable tech from Ralph Lauren on the tennis court, OTA recording from Tivo, and a great flash for photographers on a budget!
Not very long ago it seemed like Google was set to acquire gaming streaming service Twitch for $1 billion. Then Twitch announced it was shutting down its Justin.TV unit. Now the company has confirmed that it has indeed been acquired. However, we were dead wrong about it being Google. Instead, Twitch is set to become […]
Ford was one of the first automakers to offer a connected in-dash infotainment solution in their Sync system. It’s also considered one of the best to this day. The goal for the next phase of in-dash connections is not to your devices, but to the apps themselves. For this, Ford has picked up a nice […]
Normally Labor Day is a day of rest where you spend time with your family. Except for this Labor Day where it is apparently a day of international dealing. Word just broke that Microsoft is buying the devices and services arms of its closest device partner, Finnish phone maker Nokia for just a hair under […]
When you think of rugged cases for mobile devices, you think of two names: OtterBox and LifeProof. Well, those two names are now one. OtterBox has acquired TreeFrog Developments, Inc, the parent company of LifeProof, for an undisclosed price. This move makes a lot of sense with OtterBox being known for rugged cases, like their […]
In other cellular news, Mid-December looked like Smooth sailing for Softbank’s US subsidiary Sprint as they announced they were buying all of on-again off-again pseudo subsidiary Clearwire. DISH just threw in a major monkey-wrench from left field, they want to buy Clearwire too for their own cellular aspirations. While Sprint wants the company, DISH wants […]