Apple Culprit Behind HTC One X, Sprint EVO 4G LTE Delays at Customs

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Two of HTC’s flagship and most popular phones in its lineup will be delayed as they head into the U.S. at the U.S. Customs office due to concerns that those models may infringe on Apple’s designs and patents. As a result of Apple’s ongoing lawsuits against Android manufacturers, HTC’s One X for AT&T and the […]

What Secret Is Google Hiding in the Galaxy Nexus?

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In Apple’s litigation against Samsung in a California court for patent infringement related to the Galaxy Nexus Android smartphone, Apple has requested that Google make available the differences, if any, between the Android source code and the implementation of Android on the Galaxy Nexus. While Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich’s source code has been released […]

Kindle Book Prices Ready to Drop

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Kindle users may soon enjoy lower prices on eBooks thanks to a new antitrust lawsuit filed by the U.S. Justice Department. The government challenges the legality of the Agency model. Introduced in 2011, this is the reason that some books on Amazon say, “This price was set by the publisher”. Typically books priced by the […]

Siri Failures Lead to Second Class Action Lawsuit Filing

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David Jones, an iPhone 4S user, filed a class action lawsuit against Apple for Siri failures due to “false and deceptive representations” about how well the voice activated service works. The first suit filed cited similar reasons. Apple clearly stated in its launch of the iPhone 4S that Siri was a beta product. Average users don’t […]

iPhone Owner Sues Apple Over “Misleading” Siri Ads

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According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, Apple is facing a class action lawsuit over the “misleading and deceptive” ads that the company has put out promoting Siri, the personal assistant found on the iPhone 4S smartphone. The Cupertino-based company is being sued over false advertising and the lawsuit claims that the software […]

Apple Could Profit When More Android Devices Are Sold

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Under new CEO Tim Cook, it appears that Apple is softening Steve Jobs’ declaration of thermonuclear war against Google’s rival Android operating system. The company is now no longer seeking the destruction and demise of the Android ecosystem, but rather, like Microsoft, is looking from the follies of Android as Google lacks strength in patents […]

Taiwanese Site Sued After Leaking iPad 3 Dock Connector

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In July, Taiwanese site Apple.pro had posted pictures of what the site claimed to be the new dock and ribbon connector cable for Apple’s third-generation iPad 3 tablet. The leaked images of the dock connector cabling system and the connector itself shows that Apple may be attempting to make some very modest changes to the […]

Apple Could Net $10 for Every Android Sold In Lieu of Legal War

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One expert believes that Apple could stand to profit $10 for every Android device sold if the company ended its legal war over Google and the Android franchise and started to work on licensing agreements like what competitor Microsoft had done. 3LP Advisors LLC manager partner Kevin Rivette revealed the figure to Bloomberg. Rivette pegs […]

Front-Facing Tablet Speakers the Key to Differentiating from Apple iPad?

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In Samsung’s and Apple’s on-going patent design lawsuit, Samsung may have seemingly scored a victory against Apple’s iPad with its slightly re-designed Galaxy Tab 10.1N, which was created for the German market after Apple had won an early victory against the original Galaxy Tab 10.1. On the 10.1N model, Samsung made some slight modifications to […]

Biography Reveals Steve Jobs Declared Thermonuclear War Against Android

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Steve Jobs’ biography titled ‘Steve Jobs’ by Walter Isaacson, coming Monday, reveals the late Apple executive’s disdain and utter hatred for rival Google’s Android operating system. At one point, Jobs says that he is declaring thermonuclear war against Android. When the iPhone came out in mid-2007 with what was then the iPhone OS, it joined […]

Apple Wins Early Decisive Victory Against Samsung in Germany

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In its ongoing patent dispute suit against rival Samsung, Apple had won an early decisive victory in a German court, which upheld ban of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 for sale in Germany. However, the lawsuit, a win for Apple, still means little for Samsung and long-term implications of the decision will need further assessment. The […]

Apple Stretches Truth To Halt Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Sales

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Remember when Apple got a court in Germany to halt the sales of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in pretty much all of the European Union? Yes, the lawsuit which is based on a patent that basically gives Apple the ability to go after any tablet with a bezel and a rectangular-ish shape. It turns […]

Why Apple Should be Scared of the Galaxy Tab 10.1

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Based on the number of lawsuits that Apple has filed in the past few months, it’s clear that the company is concerned by the progress being made in the Android tablet space. Even though Apple is still the number one player in the tablet space, and pegged to be there for quite some time, the […]

U.S. ITC Will Review Apple’s Claims Against HTC

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The United States International Trade Commission has agreed to review Apple’s patent infringement claims against rival Android smartphone-maker HTC. In June, Apple had a major victory in that a judge had agreed that HTC had violated 2 of the 5 patents in question. If the result of the 6-member ITC panel is in Apple’s favor, […]

Apple’s ITC Ruling Against HTC Can Spell Bloodshed for Other Android Manufacturers

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The recent ITC ruling that Apple had won against rival smartphone-maker HTC can have market implications against other manufacturers of Android devices because of the broad nature of the patents in question. The two patents that HTC had violated include 5,946,647, “System and method for performing an action on a structure in computer-generated data” and 6,343,263, “Real-time […]

Why Is HTC Buying S3 Graphics?

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HTC has announced that it is acquiring S3 graphics from VIA Technologies and WTI for $300 million. Though HTC has focused its business on making smartphones and user interface and apps to differentiate itself from rivals in the past, the move could propel HTC into the chip business where HTC may not have to rely […]