As the calendar pages flip round to November there’s no sign of the tech market slowing down as the announcements come thicker and faster. Last week the big news was Google finally releasing its Android KitKat 4.4 update.
V3 readers were clearly keen to find out more about this, and our stories on the launch were the most popular of the week, especially the news that owners of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and older Nexus devices will receive it first, after Nexus 5 owners.
Meanwhile Apple was busy revealing its quarterly results, including revelations of 15 acquisitions, despite only seven being widely known. Comments from Tim Cook also opened up debates on whether we may see an iWatch or Apple TV further down the line.
Meanwhile Microsoft attempted to entice customers to its Windows 8 platform by claiming that the operating system is six times more secure than Windows XP, as the support cut-off date for the platform looms.
We reviewed the latest Windows 8.1 update last week too, and found that while it brings much-needed user interface tweaks and innovations, the Metro-style user interface will still be the stumbling block for many users, especially those using existing Windows applications.
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