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Apple Injunction May be Overturned

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by on August 15, 2011 9:36 pm
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Last week I was saying how the German Court’s decision to grant Apple an injunction over Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 makes little sense. Just because 2 products are somewhat similar “in the same product category” doesn’t mean one should be blocked out from the market. It’s how competition works in…

moto-google

We all know that the patent issue has been getting worse lately for Google. Google needed to solve this quickly before it got out of hand, and it seems they’ve just found the perfect way not only to get their hands on a huge trove of mobile patents, but to…

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This photo frame was launched by Samsung in 2006, and if you wouldn’t know better, you’d probably think it’s an iPad, or at least a tablet that strongly resembles it. But wait a minute. If this product came out in 2006 – does that mean it’s this product that looks…

Does Motorola Deserve a Boycott?

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by on August 12, 2011 3:36 pm
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Motorola has made it clear yesterday that they plan on collecting patent royalties from other Android manufacturers. Here’s Sanjay Jha’s quote (Motorola CEO): “I would bring up IP as a very important for differentiation (among Android vendors). We have a very large IP portfolio, and I think in the long…

Why Android Needs a Powerful Theme Engine

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by on August 12, 2011 12:35 am
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Sense vs Touchwiz

When Android launched in 2008, it didn’t have a very beautiful UI, and the engineers were probably more inclined to make it as functional as possible first. HTC saw this as an opportunity to improve Android’s UI, and to corner the market early on with their own unique looking phones….