Start Button Returns to Windows 8
One of the biggest differences with Windows 8 and Windows 7 is the removal of the Start button. A lot of people found it hard to adjust to this, but it now looks as if Microsoft have listened to the feedback and are planning to bring the infamous Windows Start button back in an update to their flagship OS. “We’ve improved the way you navigate to Start with the mouse by changing the Start ‘tip’ to be the familiar Windows logo” – Microsoft stated in a blog post which you can find here.
Motorola’s Password Pill
Motorola have unveiled an “electronic tattoo” that sticks to your skin and is unique, so you can be identified. Another “idea” they have is the Password Pill. The pill wouldn’t require a battery because it would supposedly be powered by stomach acid. These are some pretty cool thoughts, but they have said this won’t become mainstream any time soon.
Samsung Launches the Galaxy S4 Mini
With a 4.3″ screen and a 1.7GHz processor, the S4 Mini could be the perfect phone for someone with a smaller budget. The phone was released after Samsung announced they had reached 10 million sales of the S4 since April alone. This is contrary to Apple’s strategy of one phone a year, however there have even been rumours of Apple releasing an iPhone Mini. Critics have said that the S4 Mini is still too expensive to be considered a good choice for a budget-buyer, launching at £300 GBP.