Stories by Mikael Ricknäs

LG's G Watch will be water resistant and always on

LG Electronics has revealed that its upcoming smartwatch G Watch will be water resistant and have an always-on display.

Nokia doesn't want you to get shocked, suspends tablet sales because of faulty charger

Nokia has temporarily halted sales of the Lumia 2520 in seven countries, because the tablet's AC-300 charger can give users an electric shock.

Samsung and Amazon customize Kindle app, offer free e-books

Users of the new Kindle for Samsung app will get up to 12 e-books for free a year, as Samsung Electronics joins forces with Amazon.com to boost the content on its mobile devices.

Developers get access to more Sony camera features

Developers will be able to build applications to remotely control two Sony lens cameras, using new features the company has added to an SDK.

German researchers hack Galaxy S5 fingerprint login

It took just four days for German researchers to trick the Samsung Galaxy S5's fingerprint scanner into accepting a mold of a fingerprint instead of a real finger.

Google steps up competition with Amazon, expands Cloud Platform to Asia

Google has expanded its Cloud Platform to include locally hosted computing capacity, storage and data bases for the Asia-Pacific region.

Fon pitches Wi-Fi router with Spotify integration via Kickstarter

Free Wi-Fi aggregator Fon is hoping to boost the popularity of its network with the Gramofon, a router that integrates music streaming. The first service to be added is Spotify, but more are on the way.

Google rallies to sell developers on Project Ara

Google is pushing to realize its vision of modular smartphones with a conference this week that will give developers a closer look at its Project Ara.

Thank XP: Desktop PC sales take off again in Western Europe

PC sales in Western Europe have risen after 13 consecutive quarters of decline, according to market research company Gartner. The market research company said government spending and the replacement of machines running Windows XP contributed to the growth.

New Amazon toolset tracks cloud spending

Amazon Web Services' Cost Explorer aims to make it easier for organizations to view and analyze their historical spending on the company's hosted services.

Geeksphone sells Android and Mozilla phone via Amazon in Europe

The Geeksphone Revolution, an Android smartphone that buyers can easily install Mozilla's mobile OS, is now on sale in France, Germany and the U.K., and will soon reach Italy.

Digital media industry ramps up support for 4K at broadcasters show

Products for creating and distributing 4K content, including cameras that will open the door for live sports and music events, are a hot trend at this week's National Association of Broadcasters Show in Las Vegas.

Gogo increases in-flight bandwidth to 70Mbps

In-flight Internet access provider Gogo is working on a service that will increase the maximum data speed on planes to 70Mbps.

Nokia's Asha phones get music, photo improvements

Nokia's newest Asha phones are getting an OS upgrade that adds the company's free MixRadio music service, camera features and integration with Microsoft's OneDrive Cloud storage service.

Nokia app developers get some new imaging tricks

Nokia is giving developers the tools to write Windows Phone apps that lets users do more with their photos, like combine shots taken with the front and back cameras.

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