There was a deluge of Apple-related news this week, but that doesn’t mean news has been boring on the Android front! Samsung had a few choice words to say about the larger iPhones, the first Android apps arrived on Chrome OS devices, we heard several interesting rumors about HTC’s upcoming devices, the integration of Hangouts and Google Voice finally began, Nvidia confirmed the Nexus 9, we learned more details about Samsung’s upcoming full-metal phone, and Dell surprised us with a very exciting tablet.
After being mocked and maligned as a copycat for years, Samsung is finally able to boast about a trend it started, and Apple has followed.
Samsung just can’t help itself. Yesterday, the company reminded the world about Steve Jobs’ opinion on big phones (“nobody will buy that”).
But that was just an appetizer. This is the main course. And if you’re a Samsung fan, it’s delicious.
Apple’s past disdain for larger phones has come back to haunt it. Naturally, it was Samsung who couldn’t resist the temptation to rub it in its rival’s face.
For every Apple related tweet today, Samsung Belgium has announced it will buy a pear as part of a charity to help out the local farmers.
The judge rejected the notion that Apple would be irreparably harmed.
At 4.7 inches, the new iPhone could finally go toe to toe against current Android flagships, most of which feature displays of about 5 inches.
A Federal Judge has denied a motion to invalidate two Apple patents.
What happens as the smartphone market reaches maturity? Prices are dropping, there’s less differentiation, and earning a premium profit depends on brand power.
Samsung has informed Judge Lucy Koh that the USPTO has deemed an Apple patent invalid.