At a recent Barcelona conference, Jim Alling, COO of T-Mobile USA, touched upon a very delicate subject for T-Mo and an issue that’s thought to have been a major contributing factor to the company’s decline – Apple’s iPhones.
After seeing the iPhone 5 included to the list of allegedly infringing Apple products last week, we’re now hearing about other new devices added to that list. Those are the new fourth-generation iPad, the latest iPod Touch and the iPad mini, so basically Apple now has to defend on its entire 2012 product line-up.
A few days ago we were somewhat surprised to hear that Apple and HTC decided to settle their squabble over patents out of courts, with both companies inking an undisclosed cross-licensing agreement that’s valid at least ten years.
In the patent wars, no two players have had a bigger impact than Samsung and Apple. They’ve gone back and forth in multiple countries over patent disputes. Despite that, Samsung claims that Apple iPhones wouldn’t exist without them.
Open the Internet today and you’ll find a bunch of Galaxy S4-related rumors, all based on different, unconfirmed, reports, that we have covered thoroughly when they originally hit the presses.
With contradicting rumors flying from all directions, the relationship between Apple and Samsung is as confusing as it is strange. What will happen between the two tech titans in the next months?
In case you were browsing the Google Play Store and found supposedly Apple-made mobile apps inside, apps that would be usually found in its own App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch use, then you should probably stay away from them.
It seems that Kindle Fire HD is sparking more interest in buyers this holiday season than the hyped iPad mini. CouponCodes4U.com has predicted that Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD could sell double the Apple’s iPad mini based on the searches on the online deals website in the past three weeks.
Apple’s cross-licensing deal with Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has set a precedent. That is, while Apple has been serious in pursuing legal remedies against companies that infringe on its software and design patents, the Cupertino, CA company is actually willing to settle these disputes either for monetary compensation or through cross-licensing deals.
Ever since Google Maps was unceremoniously dumped from iOS, there were murmurs that the platform would be getting a standalone app of Google’s more powerful mapping application. Is it still coming?