Pocketnow Weekly 080: HTC M8 x, Galaxy Note 3 Neo, a $50 Motorola smartphone & a resurgent BlackBerryby Michael Fisher | January 23, 2014 7:01 AM
"Our revels now are ended, Kirk." That's a quote from Star Trek VI, paraphrasing a line from Shakespeare's The Tempest. In the latter instance (minus the "Kirk" bit) it's a conceit of sorts, an admission that the play is a falsehood - and an observation that so, perhaps, is life. In the former example it's a wisecrack from a Klingon bent on shooting our favorite captain's ship out from under him. In both cases, it's a kind of farewell. And in today's example, it's also a goodbye - to the old times. That's a pretty dramatic way of saying that we're finally, officially past the post-CES ...
by Stephen Schenck | January 17, 2014 3:47 PM
Remember all that talk about Microsoft courting OEMs to Windows Phone by allowing them to create phones that could switch back and forth between running WP8 and Android? The ones that seemed so far out on the fringes of possibility? Well, we're not exactly looking at a polished mass-market phone from an HTC or a Samsung, but this afternoon we see the first handset that even approaches this goal, as we learn about the BM180 from Korean manufacturer Bluebird. The ruggedized BM180 (also available with additional environmental protection as the BP30) runs Android in addition to Windows ...
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