We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
80,088 News Articles

Remains of the Day: Face the book

Microsoft execs are trying to convince people that Windows Phone is exciting, while Facebook picks up Apples leftovers. Meanwhile, an Apple Store grows in Germany. The remainders for Wednesday, April 17, 2013 are doing an about face.

Microsoft exec talks mobile smack, trashes iOS as boring, Android as a mess (Computerworld)

Microsofts Windows Phone head, Terry Myerson, knocked iOS as boring at an All Things D conference on Tuesday. Man, you just know Microsofts been waiting to whip that one out for ages.

Facebook Is Said to Hire Apple Maps Executive in Mobile Push (Bloomberg)

Richard Williamson, the Apple manager who oversaw Maps and was let go after the furor over over that app, has apparently signed up with the House that Zuck Built. Williamson is said to be a manager in the companys mobile software group, supporting my theory that Apple plans to take the company down from the inside.

Apple taking the wraps off its first Berlin retail store (AppleInsider)

A former movie theater in West Berlin is the site of the German capitals first Apple Store. The store, which will supposedly be the largest in the country, has recently been taken out of wraps and, to my disappointment, does not look like the Reichstag.


IDG UK Sites

Windows 9 release date, price, features: Microsoft teases new OS ahead of 30 September unveiling

IDG UK Sites

From the iPhone 6 to the iWatch and a new Apple TV we look at the products Apple is set to launch...

IDG UK Sites

September 2014 creative trends: 5 things you must see

IDG UK Sites

What to expect from Apple in autumn/winter 2014: iPhone 6, iPhone Air, iWatch, iPad 6, new Apple...