If you thought that Starbucks’ drinks were always a tad expensive, then today would have been a great day to capitalize on the company’s network outage. It seems that due to the systems going down, the coffee chain’s point-of-sales system was affected as well which forced the company to give away free drinks.
It was initially thought that it was a localized issue but it turns out that not only did it affect Starbucks outlets nationwide, but it even affected outlets all the way in Canada. Safe to say that patrons are pretty pleased with the situation, although those who bought their drinks right before the system went down are probably a little miffed they missed out on the freebie. Read full post →Starbucks Network Snafu Results In Free Coffee For Everyone
The Microsoft Lumia 830 was announced in the later part of 2014 but it looks like its successor, the rumored Lumia 840 could be getting ready for an announcement soon. This is according to a report from NPU who claims that their source has informed them that this is because Microsoft has hastened the launch of the Lumia 830’s successor.
It has also been noted that the handset has been discontinued in the Indian market which also hints that a successor is imminent. It is unclear if other markets that the Lumia 830 is in has discontinued the model as well, but so far it looks like India is the only one. It is expected that once stock in the stores has been depleted, it will not be restocked so as to make way for the new model. Read full post →Lumia 830’s Discontinuation Hints At Lumia 840’s Impending Arrival