So another day and a whole raft of news.
1) Nokia announces HERE Maps for Samsung smartphones and Gear watches. Don’t worry, the service will come to all android phones later on in the year.
2) The iPhone 6 processor will be A8 that will have be a dual-core 20nm 64-bit CPU that will clock in at 2GHz or higher, screen resolution may be 3 x retina. Rear shell should look like photo from techcrunch.com. NFC chip from NXP.
Look familiar. Some companies have a sense of humour. Lenovo.
4) There’s still life in handheld consoles. Nintendo updates the 3DS and 3DS XL with an extra analogue controller.
5) Samsung Gear S comes with Nike+ app
6) OnePlus will have a normal pre order system in October, instead of the stupid invite system for the OnePlus One. By October newer and better phones will be available.
7) Chrome Web browser gets account switcher across all desktop operating systems. Chrome for Mac now gets 64bit support.
8) Pixlr comes to the desktop for free.
9) BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Dalian Wanda group and Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) said on Friday they would set up a 5 billion yuan ($814 million) e-commerce joint venture with Baidu Inc (BIDU.O), as the firms push into the high-growth e-commerce sector.
10) Cyanogen – It is being reported by The Information that Microsoft, Amazon, Samsung, and Yahoo have all been keeping an eye on Cyanogen with an acquisition or at least a partnership in mind.