Wednesday´s News Bits
This article contains unofficial information.
- Nokia holds an event in London tomorrow. It´s anybody´s guess what the manufacturer is about to announce there, but we figure it´s to do with navigation, since one of the ads says “Get to the Good Thing” and leads to the website of Nokia Maps, while another commercial shows the exact coordinates of the event. (via: IntoMobile)
- iPCS, Inc. becomes property of Sprint Nextel. The acquisition will expand Sprint´s customer base with 970,000 subscribers and allow the carrier to directly offer its services to 12.6 mln residents. The company will have to shell out $831mln to foot the bill. (source: Sprint)
- Mozilla stakes on Maemo and Android. John Lily, CEO of Mozilla Inc. has shattered the dreams of many BlackBerry and Windows Mobile fans by stating that the famous internet browser of the company will first become available to owners of handsets running Linux-based operating systems. (source: Maemo Freak)
- Photoshop app for the iPhone has hit the 1 million mark in downloads. This doesn´t come as a surprise really, given the program is completely free and allows people to edit pictures before sharing them, a function that the iPhone itself doesn´t have to its credit. (source: mobilesyrup)
- The Acer Liquid comes to Europe on 28 November. The first Android handset of the company will set you back with $570. So, are you getting one or you´d rather wait and spend your hard-earned cash on another high-end device? (source: Android Authority)