KomoNews This site has discussed patent trolls a number of times. Now, it is time to give some love to trademark trolls. In the last few months, we have seen a company trademark “candy” and then sue others who used the word “candy” on their sites/products. Now, we have Amazon suing those with the word “fire” on their site. Over the last few months, Amazon has released a Fire Phone, Fire tablet and Fire TV. So, it makes perfect business sense for Amazon to file for an “Amazon Fire” trademark. Amazon also filed and received the trademark for the word “Fire” by itself….
There are folks out there that prefer bone stock Android, just as Google intended it. For them, OnePlus announced today the availability of a stock Android ROM for the OnePlus One.
Talking Points Memo recently received a bill from Verizon for $3,019.95. Considering TPM doesn’t use Verizon for any service (and hasn’t since 2012), they were a bit shocked to be receiving anything from Verizon. So, just call up Verizon and set things straight? “So after a little internal due diligence, someone on staff contacted Verizon basically to ask WTF was going on. Only they couldn’t tell us because for security reasons we need to confirm our identity with a number on a recent phone bill? But we can’t do that because … right we’re not a Verizon customer.” - TPM TPM wasn’t…
LG’s mobile business has undergone a turnaround this quarter, posting record smartphone sales for the company, which is reflected in an impressive Q2 earnings result.
There are few things as frustrating as a phone that dies on you when you need it the most. One solution to never experience battery anxiety again is to buy a good power bank, such as the one that’s on sale from Anker right now.
Google is taking Maps exploration to a new level with a new contextually aware Explore button that provides info based on your location, time of day, the weather and more.
Growing demand for mobile data connectivity has prompted device makers and networks to kick their speeds up a notch, especially with rich content like video conferencing and video streaming. However, even with increased bandwidth, there is still the problem of latency, which is mostly due to the lag in connectivity between the cell sites — radio towers that communicate with mobile devices — and the data centers that actually process and deliver the content. In the UK, mobile carrier Vodafone is experimenting with hosting small data centers directly at the cell sites, in a project done in collaboration with the…
More than a year after BlueStack’s Android gaming set-top box, Gamepop, failed to land in every living room, Samsung has made a large contribution to take Gamepop to the next level.
Rumored and leaked Samsung devices may no longer be a novelty, but the Samsung Galaxy Alpha proves to be quite a unique smartphone. It is not mid-end, but it is also not a high-end product.
Skype 5.0 takes the communications tool and brings it closer to the Android experience by merging and taking advantage of your phone’s address book.