When it comes to product loyalty, Apple is known for having fans that stick by the company’s side no matter what. In fact, a 2011 survey conducted by Strategy Analytics suggested that 93 percent of Apple smartphone owners planned to buy a new iPhone down the road. Fast forwarding to 2012, how do things look? Actually the percent of happy iPhone owners has managed to drop down by 5 percent in the United States.
While there are a lot of minor legal battles being fought hard by Apple and Samsung in their longstanding patent quarrel, the war as a whole seems to depend a lot on the outcome of the appeals following the August California verdict.
Wonder why Apple – under Tim Cook’s regime — changed its mind about releasing a mini version of the iPad? The latest IDC report on worldwide tablet shipments in Q3 2012 may provide some hints.
The UK Apple-apology-to-Samsung saga continues with new predicaments in this problematic issues for the iOS device maker.
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.