Author Archives: Roland Hutchinson

I started Geeky Gadgets at the end of 2007, and have been running the site full time since 2008. I am a huge gadget fan, and love writing about new gadgets and technology, especially anything to do with smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices. You can follow me on Google+

Jay-Z Buys Music Streaming Service Tidal

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It looks like Jay-Z is getting into the music streaming game, as a company owned by Jay-Z, has purchased music streaming service Tidal and also WiMP which is based in Norway.

Jay-Z’s company S. Carter Enterprises LLC has purchased Aspiro AB, which own Tidal and WiMP, the deal is worth around $56 million.

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BT To Launch 500Mbps Broadband In The UK

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BT has plans to increase the speed of its broadband in the UK to speed of up to 500Mbps, and the company will launch a pilot program for the faster broadband in the UK this summer.

BT will be using a new technology called G-fast, and they are expecting to start rolling out the faster broadband to customers in 2016 and 2017.

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Nokia N1 To Be Made Available Again February 26th

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The Nokia N1 Android tablet appears to have become a popular device for Nokia, the tablet has been available in China, and Nokia has been selling the device in batches.

As soon as the tablet goes up for sale it appears to sell out within a few minutes, and the device will be made available again in the 26th of February.

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Microsoft May Invest In Cyanogen Inc

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Cyanogen Inc is working on a new alternative version of Android, the new version of the mobile OS would be much less dependent on Google, and now it would appear that Microsoft may be investing in the company.

According to a recent report by the Wall Street Journal, Cyanogen Inc is currently raising another $70 million in funding, and Microsoft will be a minority investor in the latest funding round.

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