The paper, written by WilmerHale intellectual property litigators Joe Mueller and Tim Syrett and Intel Vice President and Associate General Counsel Ann Armstrong, used public information to calculate patent royalty costs. In their book titled The Smartphone Royalty Stack: Surveying Royalty Demands for the Components Within Modern Smartphones, it is noted how a consumer that buys a $400 smartphone will be paying about $120 in patent royalties, or 30% of the total cost.
Welcome to the Sunday Giveaway, the place where we giveaway a cool Android or tech gadget each and every Sunday. Last week’s winner of the Nexus 5 International giveaway is: Enache O. (Romania). Congratulations Enache, enjoy your new Galaxy Nexus 5. This week, we decided to giveaway what has unofficially been called “the best budget Android phone”, the Moto G. Moto G Related Links: Buy Moto G from Amazon - Buy the Moto G(16GB) for just $199 Moto G Review - The most popular budget Android phone in the world. Moto G Forum – Talk with other Android fans about the Moto G. Moto G cases - a list of some of the…
Today Motorola announced that it would be closing the Fort Worth factory by the end of the year, due to weak sales of the Moto X, associated with high costs.
If you want a phone to use on Verizon’s prepaid plans, the Moto G is a great option, and it gets even better when you can buy it for just $70 with free shipping from Amazon.
Moto goes to another part of the alphabet to offer yet another budget device. What does it offer? We find out in this review of the Moto E.
In the Android world there are a few brands that stand out above the rest, but none of them are perfect. What are each of the major OEMs doing right, and what could they potentially do better at? Join us as we take a look! Be sure to vote in our poll, too.
This week in your world of Android: two new HTC devices showed up, the Galaxy S5 Prime starred in a leaked shot, Google Plus, Gmail, and Chrome received updates, even more details about the G3 surfaced, and we got a clue about the Moto 360’s price.
These are the essential stories, the summary of an entire week in just a few words. It’s Android Weekly.
Would an Android Wear smartwatch be successful at $250? Or is it too expensive? What would be the right price for a device you wear on your wrist as an extension of the device you keep in your pocket? And what kind of features would you expect at that price level?
We all hate it when we can’t buy that cool, affordable phone we wanted. Here’s why we should cut underdogs some slack.
According to the official rules for a new Motorola watchface contest, the upcoming Moto 360 has an approximate retail value of $250.