Change, this year has seen a lot of it. Technology has changed, the focus is continuing to push towards the wearable market, the next-gen consoles don’t seem too next-gen now and lets not forget extreme market turbulence (looking at you Apple and Samsung). Gadget Nibble hasn’t been immune from such transitions either – with the last of our beloved mascots, Boog, departing us. As we go into 2015, things are going to keep changing.
The Nokia branding looked to face extinction when Microsoft bought the company earlier in the year. Much to the disappointment of many fans of their Lumia range of smartphones. Now Microsoft is launching Lumia phones without the iconic ‘Nokia’ name badge on the back, instead replacing it with Microsoft.
Following a year of speculation and rumours, Google has finally worked a YouTube music service out of Pandora’s box and into reality. Music Key is a new entertainment service from YouTube.
Google’s revealed its new flavour of the Android sweet, with Android 5.0 – previously known as lollipop.
Lenovo has decided to out three new iterations of its Yoga tablet family; the Yoga 3, Yoga Tablet Pro 2, and the Yoga Tablet 2.
The new Samsung Alpha has taken on a metal personality, not yet seen before on a Samsung product. It might be a personality that you find familiar, resembling that of an already existent product? No?
Just as British Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain, did in 1939 – Apple and Samsung are calling peace (although we hope this is a little more permanent). Samsung and Apple are set to call off their legal armies, ending their row over patents and copyright infringements outside the US.
Microsoft’s Windows OS could spark a revival of the PC market following years of decline.
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