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Where do you get your smartphone wallpapers? [Poll of the Week]

by Jimmy Westenberg 20 hours ago94 comments

Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 coming soon, but should you buy one?

by Robert Triggs 17 hours ago35 comments

The OnePlus 5 is now on sale: here’s how to buy one

by Scott Adam Gordon 1 day ago24 comments

Moto E4 hands on: $70, really?

by John Velasco 5 days ago14 comments
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Blaming Nokia deal, Samsung doesn’t want to pay Microsoft royalties anymore

Samsung is refusing to pay Microsoft royalty feels for Android due to Microsoft's purchase of Nokia. Samsung argues that this has made Microsoft a direct competitor, and nullifies the ...
by Eric McBrideNovember 3, 201470

Another patent troll vanquished, you can now rotate your smartphone without paying a license fee

Rackspace didn't capitulate when a patent troll demanded $75,000, instead it decided to fight, and won. Now Rotatable Technologies has been vanquished, it is now an ex-troll. It can no ...
by Gary SimsSeptember 23, 201434

Samsung files for a mind-bending flexible phone patent

A Samsung patent application shows the concept of a bending smartphone that users could fold like a wallet or bend into a V shape and use as a desk clock or calendar.
by Bogdan PetrovanAugust 19, 201424

Patent that Apple used in recent trial against Samsung found to be invalid

Samsung has informed Judge Lucy Koh that the USPTO has deemed an Apple patent invalid.
by William Neilson JrAugust 8, 201438
 
 

Apple and Samsung announce truce in patent war, but only outside US

Apple and Samsung agreed to drop all suits against each other, with the exception of current cases on trial in the US. The agreement suggests Apple and Samsung are engaged in ...
by Bogdan PetrovanAugust 6, 20147

Wireless infrastructure could be the next target of a large patent troll

FOSSPatents Intellectual Ventures (IV) is a company that buys old patents and extorts forces productive businesses to pay IV licensing fees. Patent Trolls such as IV account ...
by William Neilson JrJuly 18, 20149

Supreme Court rules software patents need to be more than general ideas

Today we have a reason to celebrate, as the Supreme Court is making some changes to our amazingly flawed patent system. Patent trolls should start worrying.
by Edgar CervantesJune 19, 20149

Google Chromebook with dock-able Android device could be in the works

The idea of having multiple devices working together is certainly engrossing - but is it what we are looking for? Google is willing to bet on this idea!
by Edgar CervantesMay 19, 201416

Kill the patent trolls says CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association

It is reckoned that 90 percent of all patent troll activity is aimed against small businesses and startups. In other words against those who don't have the money to fight back. This ...
by Gary SimsApril 3, 201412

Microsoft and Dell sign Android royalty agreement

Microsoft and Dell have signed a deal covering patents relating to Android and Chrome OS. Dell will now pay Microsoft for every device it sells running Android or Chrome OS.
by Gary SimsMarch 27, 201411
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