UIQ Files for Bankruptcy
UIQ's CEO Johan Sandberg told Reuters in a recent interview that the company has filed for bankruptcy. UIQ was jointly owned by Sony Ericsson and Motorola, and supplied a version of Symbian to some mobile handsets. UIQ's bankruptcy comes partly as a result of Nokia's purchase of Symbian, which it plans to make available for free. Sandberg said, "There are no opportunities to create a new line of business in the current financial climate." Symbian had been reducing staff levels, but still has 200 employees as of last month.
Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Captures and Plays 4K HDR Video
Apr 16, 2018
Sony today announced the Xperia XZ2 Premium, a high-end Android phone that boasts some of the most advanced imaging features available in a mobile device. The XZ2 Premium has a 5.8-inch 4K HDR display (16:9 aspect ratio) that Sony says is 30% brighter than its previous mobile 4K screen.
Skype Makes Sharing Files Less Painful
Jul 6, 2016
Skype recently updated its mobile and desktop apps to improve the file-sharing experience. To start, Skype users can now send files up to 300 MB to friends and family through the app.
Google's Files Go Storage App Now Works with Tablets
Jan 26, 2018
Google has improved the reach of its Files Go app, a utility that's meant to help people manage the limited storage space of mobile devices. First, the app is now compatible with SD cards.
Sony President and CEO Kazuo Hirai to Step Aside
Feb 2, 2018
Sony today said it plans to make changes to its corporate leadership later this year. Current President and CEO Kazuo Hirai, largely seen as responsible for turning around the company's fortunes, will stand down from his leadership role on April 1.