The legal battle between Microsoft and Motorola just had some gasoline added to it after Motorola requested Microsoft give them a share of their new Surface’s profits. Today, in the opening salvo of Motorola’s suit against Microsoft, the phone maker’s lawyers brought up the Microsoft Surface and claimed that the device’s Wi-Fi technology infringes Motorola’s patents.
The latest news on the wire is that only three smartphone manufacturers in the entire industry were profitable in the third quarter of the year. According to a recent tweet by market analyst Horace Dediu, the smartphone market is largely dominated by Apple and Samsung with HTC being a distant third, when it comes to smartphone profits.
November is the month for new device releases and AT&T has two new phones coming that might catch your eye. These two devices, the Samsung Rugby 3 and the Sonim XP5560 Bolt, are going to be released soon with a new feature, Enhanced Push-to-Talk.
Just over a month ago, Samsung released the Galaxy Note 2 with a very unique feature that made great use of the device’s huge screen and allowed users to multitask much easier. This feature is called multi-window mode and the latest rumor says that the Galaxy S3 might be getting it as well, in addition to the original Galaxy Note. Keep in mind that this is the second time we hear this specific rumor.
Holiday season is coming up pretty quickly and it seems everyone is hurrying up to put out their top of the line handsets. AT&T on Monday revealed exactly when its next helping of HTC goodness will be hitting store shelves.
Google built the Nexus line of devices to simplify our lives and, to please the hacking community, they made rooting/unlocking procedures quite simple—this goes for the Nexus 10 as well.
T-Mobile users, mark your calendars for November 16 and 17 if you are looking for a new Samsung device. According to a newly leaked picture, T-Mobile will be hosting another Samsung sale for new customers looking to grab a new Android phone.
Every year, Black Friday brings some pretty amazing deals in the tech department. We are glad to report that Android tablets and phones are certainly not left out this year. Sears’ Black Friday deals have been posted online for all to see.
Following Virgin Mobile’s and Rogers’ announcements for their holiday deals, Bell and Telus have put out their new holiday plans that will become available in the coming days.
The race to have the biggest 4G coverage is heating up now, as AT&T has just announced they are getting ready to invest $14 billion in their LTE network.