Google’s $12.5 billion Motorola purchase is yet to bring any positive results for the company. Not only isn’t Motorola profitable yet but we’re not to see any Motorola “Nexus” devices for quite a while
Remember how Apple lost its Galaxy Tab 10.1 injunction quest in the UK earlier this year? In short, a UK judge found that the Samsung Android tablet is “not as cool” as the iPad – it’s still a win – and therefore the device was not banned from selling in the region.
So here we are, trying to show you what can happen when the unthinkable occurs. We drop tested the iPad mini vs the Nexus 7, to see which one withstands a real-life accident better. Check out the results.
We know Apple’s legal team is no stranger to the pursuit of even the silliest sounding copyright infringement accusations, but the Cupertino lawyers and officials look set to breaking their own records in terms of frivolous claims.
The UK court of appeals has deemed Apple’s grudging acknowledgment statement that Samsung did not copy the iPad with the Galaxy Tab line is “non-compliant” and the company must rewrite it.
Google-owned Motorola Mobility is about to embark on two trials over its standard-essential patents (SEPs). It’s up against Microsoft in Seattle and faces Apple in Madison. Apparently there may be overlaps between the two trials and some of the pretrial rulings don’t look great for Motorola.
Google unveiled new Nexus products yesterday, including new tablets such as the Samsung Nexus 10 and the 32GB Asus Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi and Cellular models), which will be the main weapons of the Search giant against Apple’s iPad and iPad mini models this holiday season.
We interrupt our extensive Nexus and Android 4.2 coverage to reveal one interesting, and unforeseen, predicament in the mobile business. Scott Forstall, Senior Vice President of iOS Software, the man responsible for iOS development inside Apple, will leave the company.
In the heat of the Apple vs. Samsung lawsuit, a judge in one of the international court cases ruled that Samsung’s Android products were not as cool as the Apple iPad, and hence the Korean company could not have succeeded in copying the iPad’s iconic design. Well, we now have data from consumer research, and it seems that Android, as a platform, is now considered the new cool kid on the block.
Samsung has been doing very well in the smartphone market of late. The company posted record breaking profits in Q3 2012 and has a clear lead in global smartphone shipments. On Friday the South Korean manufacturer revealed that four out of five of the Samsung Galaxy S3’s best-selling weeks in the U.S. came after Apple unveiled the iPhone 5.