Here we go once again. Motorola and Microsoft have squared off over what can be defined as reasonable royalty payments for essential patents. The battle has gone on for two long, tiring years, but this may be the last one to determine how much is considered reasonable for Motorola’s essential patents.
Google Music has had its ups and downs, but users who do use it seem to generally like it. That is, except the inability to have a decent offline listening selection. Google Music seems to want to change that, as they recently released an update that gives improved offline listening.
With the Nexus 7 8GB coming to an end, stores that currently carry it will be doing what they can to get rid of it. Staples has started everyone off by offering the Nexus 7 8GB for a measly $160. The only catch? You have to actually go into Staples as this is only available at the brick and mortar locations and not available online.
Mobile Media Ideas, which is owned by Nokia and Sony, are taking Apple to court over a patent dealing with screen rotation. Despite Apple’s best efforts, the judge in Delaware told Apple that they wouldn’t be throwing out the case. Pretty soon, Apple will proceed to trial to defend itself against Mobile Media Ideas.
Many reviewers noticed that the Microsoft Surface tablet’s performance wasn’t what it was supposed to be considering its fantastic specs. However, those aren’t the only problems the tablet is facing. New reports show that users are having audio stuttering issues and the Touch Cover is splitting.
With the 2012 election over, it’s time for the republican party to go back and figure out where they went wrong. One thing they’ll be looking at is an app called Orca, which was supposed to help volunteers get more people to vote. Unfortunately, the app was massively flawed and never really worked.
There are quite a lot of people out there who enjoy My LIttle Pony. From kids around the world to hidden grown up fans known as Bronies, the My Little Pony franchise is enjoyed by all. Gameloft has released a game for Android that’ll let you play as your favorite characters from My Little Pony.
Looking for a deal on a new smartphone? Until December 9th, you can get 25% off any smartphone on Best Buy Mobile’s eBay site with a new 2-year agreement. This is an excellent way for people to get the latest smartphones that haven’t yet dropped in price, like the new Galaxy Note II.
The Samsung Galaxy Camera is a pretty unique device. It’s a point and shoot camera that runs Android. Despite its decent specs and HSPA-enabled radio, the camera cannot be used as a phone. People in the UK can now pre-order the camera from a couple of online retail sites and expect deliver in a few days.
Inexplicably, WIndows 8 has surpassed Android in web traffic. Analytics firm StatCounter has released some data that shows that in the course of just a few days, Windows 8 surpassed Android in web traffic. This is a surprise, considering how many Android devices there are out there.