Friday | August 1, 2014

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Emmanuel Chenze

Student of life, tech & social media enthusiast and blogger. I love gadgets, isn't that obvious? When I'm not on my Droid reading something or tweeting, I'm hunched over my computer doing my classwork and checking out the latest in tech. Basically, I have no life besides gadgets. Find me on Twitter @echenze

BBM for Windows Phone 3

BBM for Windows Phone enters public beta, available to everyone now

Hangouts

You can now use Hangouts without requiring a Google+ account in Google Apps for Business

Update 1 Windows Phone - Live Folders

Windows Phone 8.1 Gets Update 1; Brings Localized Cortana To More Regions

HTC_Invite

HTC has an event on August 19th, what will be announced?

Bolt Instagram

Instagram unveils Bolt, a new photo messaging Snapchat-like app

Lumia 530

Microsoft posts video comparing Lumia 530 to other smartphones in its class or close

Antutu benchmark list Q2 2014

Galaxy Note 3 tops Antutu’s Q2 2014 list of top smartphones by benchmark numbers

galaxy-alpha-4

Purported Samsung Galaxy Alpha photos show up, not fully metallic

Arsenal Huawei Ascend P7

Huawei has an Arsenal Edition Ascend P7 for the ultimate football fan

Anonymous hackers

Kenya Defence Forces Twitter account hacked, NETFUND website defaced, Anonymous claims responsibilty

BBM

BBM Beta now available on Windows Phone Store to those who opted in

Microsoft headquarters

Microsoft to focus on budget Windows Phone powered Lumias, ends dalliance with Android

microsoft techweez

Microsoft is downsizing, 18,000 staff to face the axe

LG G3 Beat

LG’s G3 Beat aka G3 s is now official, just a G3 mini with a fancy name

Start Launcher

Samsung to ditch TouchWiz launcher in its smartphones in Nigeria

NSA spying

How to escape the NSA’s radar: forget computers, use typewriters

qualcomm

Next generation Qualcomm chips could be made by Samsung

google_plus

From now on, you can use whatever name you want on Google+

Nokia Lumia 520

12 million Lumia 520 units activated worldwide so far – Microsoft

the Chromebook Pixel

New Mediatek chip listing hints at more cheap Chromebooks coming soon

MWC2013_Samsung_Knox

No, KNOX is not going anywhere anytime soon, Samsung clarifies

Samsung Galaxy Apps

Samsung is pushing out update to seal Samsung Apps’ transformation to Galaxy Apps

microsoft techweez

Microsoft to end ‘Mainstream Support’ for Windows Phone 7.8 in 2 months

LG_KizON_03

LG’s KizON is a wearable to help parents track their children in real-time

BBM

BBM for Windows Phone in Private Beta, going public soon

Blackberry

What Blackberry thinks of Google’s partnership with Samsung to bring KNOX to Android

A Delta Airlines Boeing 787 jet. Delta is one of many airlines ferrying passengers to the US on a daily basis and the updated TSA security terms will likely affect its passengers

You may not to be allowed to carry your smartphone next time you fly

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini

Samsung announces the Galaxy S5 mini

GooglePlus is 3

Google+ is now 3 years old

Google_I_O_2014

Android has a new logo