The Samsung vs Apple battle continues on, much to the surprise of no one. In recent court news, the Judge denied Samsung’s request to keep their sales figures a secret. Samsung now must make public all of their sales records for a number of devices.
At the moment Samsung is responsible for making the ARM processors which power Apple’s iPhone and iPad devices. Apple is seeking to find other suppliers and it looks like the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) will start trial production of Apple’s latest CPU, the A6X, which powers the fourth generation iPad.
A few weeks ago HTC and Apple surprised the tech-loving crowds by announcing an unexpected settlement that put an end to the legal quarrel between the two, a fight that was largely won by the iPhone maker at the time.
We are in the golden era of mobile technology, and the industry isn’t resting on its laurels. While Apple may have started this industry on a new path, its reign at the top may soon be over.
It seems as though Samsung, one of the biggest names associated with the budding Tizen operating system, is planning to release phones with Japanese carrier DoCoMo in early 2013.
In an effort to get more people to make the most out of the rest of 2012, Rogers has recently issued an internal memo detailing its plans for hardware price changes and a time-limited free service offer for its customers.
Apple and Samsung’s long-time battles have caused a lot of question as to whether or not they will continue their somewhat friendly chip partnership. Now, the questions seem to be answered.
Earlier today we told you that Samsung faces a fine of up to $15 billion in Europe and now we hear there’s even more bad news for the South Korean Android maker coming from the ITC.
A few days ago we learned that Samsung has withdrawn its FRAND patent-based cases against Apple in Europe, but also that the European commission will still investigate the company’s use of standard essential 3G patents in such lawsuits against competitors.
As we all know, the mobile landscape is stiff with competing ecosystems. With Android and Apple leading the way, Windows is intent on making a strong showing. Amazon has their own ecosystem, but can something so tightly controlled be a long-term success? While we may never see a truly dominant ecosystem, the new battleground that is mobile will be a vital one to gain the lead.