A $29 Internet device with month-long standby time? Microsoft may yet be the king of entry-level mobile phones with the web- and Messenger-capable Nokia 215.
Opera Max Japan, Overclocking event, 3D Printer contest: The Headlines in Tokyo for November 21
Here is the daily roundup from Japanese consumer tech and tech business websites for November 20, 2014.
Microsoft releases IE8: Last gasp or a fresh start?
Ever since Microsoft overtook Netscape, its position on the browser market never looked so pale. IE is still used by majority of users world-wide, but market share started to slide with the launch of Mozilla Firefox. Opera is holding its also-ran position (and leading the mobile internet market), Google’s (unpolished) Chrome and Apple’s Surfari are only beginning to nimble the market share, but expect an explosion to happen in the next year. Browser wars are back, and they’re back in full strength: who is going to win? Mozilla Firefox leads the market share of alternative browsers and in some countries, such as Germany – enjoys