Microsoft Event: The in-depth account of what you need to know

It has been a strange year for Microsoft. Not necessarily in a negative way, but definitely unusual by their standards. Microsoft have continued to struggle in the mobile phone market since buying Nokia and have seen their market share fall. This has been compounded by the dissatisfaction from the Windows faithful with the cheap, mid-range phones that have been released. They …

Nexus 5X and 6P: What you need to know

Yesterday “Nexus” announced some of their new products and updates to existing offerings.     Let’s break down exactly what’s new:   The Nexus Smartphone   Google’s Nexus range aims to provide a pure Android experience to consumers, unmarred by bloatware that is prevalent in many of the leading smartphone suppliers. The Nexus device is considered to be Google’s flagship …

Apple keynote speech – As it happened

Hi all, Once every two years, I get a little bit more excited about the smartphone world. This may have to do with Apple’s new iPhone announcement which happens to coincide with this magical feeling. Here at The International Interest, I, Rekesh Vekariya, and my colleague Aayush Karki, are going to be bringing you all the action as well as …

Google creates Alphabet

Google’s announcement that it has created a parent company called ‘Alphabet’ has most certainly taken the tech industry by surprise. Larry Page and Sergey Brin, founders of Google, moved to create Alphabet which, by their own description, is “mostly a collection of companies, the largest of which being Google”. The restructuring of Google, or in other words the “slimming down” …