This weekend we’re “resurrecting” a series of articles we have been doing in the past, called “Tech This Week“. If you have been following Technology Personalized for the past few years, then you probably know what I’m talking about. Judging by the name, you already realized that this is a round-up and a summary of the most important news from the consumer technology field for the past week.

It becomes harder and harder to keep a watch over the most important tech news, even if you’re really passionate about the industry, so that is why we have decided to help you out. So, without further ado, let’s see which were the most noticeable happenings in the world of tech.

Monday (March 10)


  1. Nokia X launches for Indian customers with a price of 8599 rupees, the X+ and XL devices are said to get released during next month
  2. iOS 7.1 finally made available for download by Apple, it comes with CarPlay support, improved Siri and TouchID
  3. Pebble finally launches its store app for Android users
  4. Google plans to release a software development kit based on Android for makers of wearable devices
  5. Sony and Panasonic to launch 300 GB capacity discs in 2015

Tuesday (March 11)


  1. Nokia X unboxing: have a look at our own unboxing with Nokia’s first dual-forked Android device
  2. Sony introduces “Xperia themes” for owners of Xperia devices to allow them for further customization of their smartphones and tablets
  3. HeadWatch is another interesting smartwatch which is different from the rest that it is detachable and can be used as a hands-free Bluetooth handset
  4. GoBe is a cool calorie tracker device which doesn’t need you to login or manually track calorie intake as it reads the glucose levels through your skin

Wednesday (March 12)


  1. The Cefaly headband is an interesting device which can be worn on your forehead and claims to be able to prevent migraine headaches
  2. Have a look at our collection with the best Android and iOS apps for your Chromecast device
  3. iOS 8 will have a highly polished map app, backed by improved data and it will also come with public transportation directions
  4. The creator of FlappyBird gets interviewed for the first time, quite an interesting read

Thursday (March 13)


  1. A video roundup that we did with the most important features that are expected to make their way into Windows Phone 8.1
  2. Google Drive storage gets a really big price discount which puts a lot of pressure on competitors
  3. Microsoft is waiving the license fee of Windows Phone for Lava and Karbonn Indian OEMs to take on Android
  4. Bluetooth Special Interest Group, the company behind the Bluetooth standard, wants to add hearing aid support which will help those in need
  5. Rovio is to launch an Angry Birds RPG this year called Angry Birds Epic

Friday (March 14)


  1. The European Union has voted to have a universal charger for mobile phones and tablets; let’s hope this will expand to more countries, as well
  2. Nimish reviews the Yahoo News Digest iOS application which you have probably heard about
  3. The upcoming Google smartwatch could have a 1.65″ IPS LCD 280×280 screen, 512MB RAM, 4GB internal storage
  4. Microsoft introduces “Office 365 Personal“priced at $70 per year instead of $100 but you can use it only on a single device

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