A new research note reveals that Apple’s iPhone 5 sales helped the company overtake Google when it comes to smartphone OS marketshare in the U.S., for the 12-week period ending on October 28, 2012.
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There’s a lot of Apple hate going on in the comments section of our website (sometimes justified, sometimes not as much), but if there’s one thing fanboys, Android enthusiasts and neutral tech lovers can’t deny is Cupertino’s ability of turning everything it touches into gold.
Samsung has initiated an audit of its manufacturing facilities in China and has vowed to address labor irregularities in the short and long-term.
A survey of over 20,000 people brought back a rather staggering result – over half of the people surveyed will buy a tablet by Christmas.
The Android platform is completely dominating the smartphone market. Is it because Google is getting better at design faster than Apple is getting better at web services? We take a look at Android’s rise as Google improves the platform while Apple sticks with the same old tried and tested combination.
As the legal system would have it, patent disputes can be more complicated than they initially look. While Apple has already won in its claim against Samsung in California, both companies have been filing contentions against each other with the court, mainly to include additional products they believe would help in their case. For Apple, additional devices would mean it can seek additional damages from Samsung.
We were all hoping the patent system would see reform sometime in the near future. Patent Chief David J. Kappos recently spoke in Washington about the patent wars and assured the nation that the US patent system wouldn’t be making any significant changes anytime soon.
If you’ve been following us over the past few weeks, you might know that the once rosy relationship between Samsung and Apple is slowly turning sour.Now news broke that Samsung will no longer sell batteries for tablets and laptops to Apple, and that the American company has switched to two Chinese manufacturers for future battery orders.
It’s not just Samsung that’s targeting Apple’s latest iOS products in patent-based lawsuits, but Google also, which is engaged in a patent battle of its own against Apple inherited from Motorola.