Nextbit wants to “save your battery before it needs saving”

nextbit_battery_life_cloud

There’s not a person in this world that hasn’t had their phone abruptly shutdown because of lacking power. These days, mobile devices just demand so much power that it can be tough for the average battery to keep up. Nextbit believes it can figure out a way to lengthen battery life on its own phone at the very least.

Later this year, battery life could be drastically improved for the Nextbit Robin. The company is working on a way to maximize the longevity of power by studying the technology that hasn’t kept up with the times.

Read more

Motorola’s Jim Wicks is leaving the company after 12 years

motorola_moto_x_pure_edition_camera_angled_dark_closeup_TA

Jim Wicks is Motorola’s Senior VP of Consumer Experience, and he’s been with Motorola for 12 years. That’s a fairly long tenure in a market where high-level positions jump around between companies every couple of years.

Despite being with the company for over a decade, Wicks has decided to leave the company, which just might be a sign of how things are going for Motorola under Lenovo. Read more

HTC 10 is beating sales expectations

htc_10_glacial_silver_official_in_hand

We finally have some news about HTC that’s not awful! It seems like it’s been years since anything has gone right for the company, but right now it looks like the HTC 10 is hitting its stride and is beating internal expectations, at least in Taiwan. All of this comes from Jack Tong, president of HTC in North Asia. Read more