At the Mobile World Congress 2014, while new players such as Huawei entered the wearables sector with the new TalkBand B1, Sony and Samsung updated their portfolio with new launches which included the Sony SmartBand SWR10, Gear Fit, Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo. Just two days in to the MWC and wearables are once again the hottest tech in town, continuing from CES which ended earlier in January.
Facebook has announced that it had snapped up mobile IM platform WhatsApp in a deal worth $19 billion ($4 billion in cash, $12 billion in Facebook shares plus an additional $3 billion in stock at a later date).
Smart homes are all the rage at the moment.
Many questions are currently resting heavily on the minds of mobile games followers: just why did Vietnamese Dong Nguyen remove his hit app, Flappy Bird, from the app stores when it was doing so well, and what will be the aftermath of this move?