Podcast - 16th October 2013
Product news in today's podcast includes Samsung's curved-screen smartphone, an HTC phablet and an update for Windows Phone 8.
We're also talking about malware, roaming charges, Ofcom's licence fees, a drop in mobile revenue, BT's MVNO and a project that sounds... well... silly.
Angela Ahrendts, the current CEO of luxury retailer Burberry, will join Apple next year in the new role of Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Stores.
She’ll report directly to CEO Tim Cook.
Microsoft has released details about the forthcoming update for its Windows Phone 8 operating system, which is being made available to customers during the next few months.
The new update - known simply as Windows Phone 8 Update 3 - will offer support for devices with 5-inch and 6-inch screens, offering manufacturers the ability to produce larger-screen ‘phablets’ as well as smartphones.
HTC has announced a large-screen version of its HTC One smartphone.
The HTC One max has a 5.9-inch HD screen and many of the features from the standard HTC One, including the ‘ultrapixel’ 4 megapixel camera.
French communications giant Orange has teamed up with marketing and media specialist Havas Media to create a new Los Angeles-based research and business development centre called SiliWood.
It’ll look at opportunities and innovation with a particular focus on media, content, technology and data science.