Posted in Electronics, Mobile Devices
on Sep 9th, 2014
It wasn’t long ago when Google bought Motorola, injected some gusto into the flailing household tech name, before selling it on to Lenovo. Post-Google Motorola saw significant success with their flagship device, the Moto X last year, but more notably the budget Moto G. Buy aiming to provide high quality hard- and software at affordable prices, Motorola found the golden formula it would seem. Undoubtedly taking a leaf out of Google’s Nexus program, the blend of latest software and budget, yet capable, hardware seems to continue with this year’s brand new Motorola products, including the almost...
Posted in Apple, Electronics
on May 16th, 2014
The tech-rumour mill is in full swing, with both Google’s I/O conference and Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) both just around the corner. Prepare for much speculation, plenty of hypotheticals and then some before these two giants announce what users can expect from each respective eco-system for the next year. Google has recently acquired all sorts of companies, including Nest, but this post is about the latest rumour surrounding Apple.
It is said that the Cupertino based company is looking at purchasing Dr Dre and Jimmy Lovine’s famous “Beats Electronics.” Beats is...
Posted in Cellphones, Electronics, Mobile, Mobile Devices
on Mar 5th, 2014
When Google bought Motorola initially in 2011 for $12.5 billion it was apparently only for Motorola’s impressive list of patents. Now that the search giant has sold the resurgent Motorola, for a huge loss, it’s time to examine whether the two companies’ time together benefited one or the other, or both.
The first thing worth noting is that Google is making a massive loss on the sale, considering Lenovo only paid $2.9 billion to take over Motorola. According to Google’s official announcement of the sale:
“Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) and Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) today have...
Posted in Advice, Electronics
on Oct 10th, 2013
Shopping for electronics can be very difficult especially when it comes to home appliances and sound systems. Why? There are thousands of manufacturers and millions of electronic products all over the world (ranging from TV’s, mobile phones, gadgets, sound systems, media players etc.). Making a single purchasing decision is difficult and thus we have created a list of considerations.
Here are things to consider before buying electronic products.
Manufacturer: The first question that comes to mind is “Who is the manufacturer of this product?” This will go a long way in determining if the...