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Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Google’s Android Device Manager, which just went public for all markets. Microsoft follows with an announcement of their Bing app suite for Windows Phone 8, though with some boring services. Whatsapp is next as the company has reached 300 Million users and is now offering voice messaging. Samsung’s 384GB storage chip takes the spotlight next, even though it’s hard to tell when we’ll get it. We end today’s [...]
The competition for the dominating service of cross-platform messaging has lasted for a while, and with BlackBerry working hard on bringing BBM to Android and iOS, it was only a matter of time before the existing incumbent did something about it. Whatsapp has proven to be one of the best options that we all have to communicate with just about any smartphone platform in the market, and they’ve got more up their sleeve.
The company has now officially confirmed that they’ve reached a staggering 300 million users, which shows a growth of as much as 50 million in just six [...]
Recent rumors of Google preparing to acquire WhatsApp appear to be just that, rumors. Companies don’t usually comment on speculation but it seems that WhatsApp felt the need to debunk this one, denying involvement in discussions to sell the company to Google.
There was even a price tag attached to previous hear-say: $1 billion. However, WhatsApp’s business development head Neeraj Arora came on record to state that the company is not in talks with Google. Apparently the executive declined to comment further but the statement should be enough to put rumors to rest, at least [...]
Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about how Facebook Home got leaked, tested and shown-off. Then we go through two Nokia Lumia 928 rumors, which sadly don’t match the Catwalk project. Later we talk about the Samsung S Orb Camera software project, which doesn’t seem that groundbreaking now that we get some leaks. Later it’s Google Play Store leaks and Babel Chat services for Google in the near future. We end today’s show talking about the possibility of Google buying the Whatsapp messenger service.
All this and more after the [...]