It’s only February, and there is already plenty of fresh and interesting news about smartphones. Some will shock you, others will surprise you, but in the end, they will not leave you indifferent.
- The ultimate game over for the “Flappy Bird” – The creator of “Flappy Bird”, Dong Nguyen, announced over the Twitter that he would take down the game because he is not pleased with the publicity the game has. It came with the surprise for many admirers of this game, which became extremely popular in last few days. However, the ones who are following the creator of this game on Twitter noticed that something was wrong when he tweeted about not being able to grasp the success of the game and the fuss about it. And he never changed his mind, because as of this writing, the game has now been removed from the AppStore…
- Lenovo buys Motorola – After a long time of considerations, Google has let go of Motorola and handed it over to Lenovo. The reason to do it was that Google could not dedicate itself totally to the development of Motorola and knowing that Lenovo has more experience in this area, they knew it was the right call to do. Great news to all Motorola fans is that Lenovo does not intend to change anything about the brand; they want to maintain all the known and loved features of Motorola.
- 2014 Winter Olympics Windows phone applications – If you have no time to follow all the sports, or if there are simply no broadcasts but you have a phone with Windows 8 and you want to know all the results right now, what can you do? Download the right app, and enjoy. There are a couple of different applications: Sochi Guide, Results, NBC Sports Live Extra, CBC Sochi 2014, and Bing Sports. You can find them in Windows Phone store or Windows store.
- New style of Action Center of Windows Phone 8.1 – After seeing the pictures of a new Action center, we can notice that it brings a couple of innovations. Users can now turn on and off Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Airplane Mode, and Driving Mode. Under the battery icon, there is now a percentage, showing exactly how much it is charged. Applications are now able to quietly update or delay not so important alerts. There is also the option to clear all the notifications.
- Preorder Nokia Lumia Icon – Starting this week, more closely Wednesday, February 12th, you can order a new Nokia model. All you have to do is to make a $50 deposit. The phones will be available on Thursday, February 20th.