Earlier today a German court ordered two patent rulings which involved Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Samsung. In Mannheim Regional Court Judge Andreas Voss tossed the third lawsuit in a row in which Samsung claimed that AAPL infringed on 3G/UTMS patent. Samsung has already announced that it will appeal the dismissal of its case. In addition to the ruling in Apple’s favor … Read More
Apple Inc. (AAPL) earlier today won an injunction against Motorola in Germany over the photo gallery patent. The judgement was pronounced on Thursday at the Munich I Regional Court by Judge Dr. Peter Guntz. AAPL and Motorola have been involved in a number of lawsuits and this recent victory over yet another patent allows Apple to enforce the ruling which … Read More
Google is developing a new wireless home entertainment system, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal which could compete with Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). The report, published on Thursday suggests that the new platform would be marketed under Google’s brand and will be based off their Android operating system, which also runs mobile phones, and parts of Chrome OS. The … Read More
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) recently won a preliminary injunction against the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Germany. Now, with that in the past, Apple Inc. is suing Motorola over their XOOM tablet in Europe over the same design infringement claims that they previously toted. The latest suit was mentioned in Apple’s complaint against Samsung and later discovered by FOSS Patents. Apple filed … Read More
According to a recent study by Canalys, Apple’s iOS platform is now the world’s 2nd largest smartphone platform. Apple surpassed Nokia’s Symbian OS in order to claim the 2nd spot, directly behind Android. In the second quarter of 2011, Apple held the number one spot for world’s largest individual smartphone manufacturer, because of Android’s fragmented manufacturing process and the availability … Read More
According to market research firm Strategy Analytics, Apple Inc. (AAPL) overtook Nokia in global smartphone market share during the second quarter. Apple has now become worlds largest smartphone manufacturer as Nokia slipped to number three and Samsung coming close at second position. The global smartphone market saw 110 million units being shipped which represented 76% growth. Apple shipped 20.3 million … Read More
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) chief patent lawyer is expected to leave the company according to a recent report published by Reuters. Apple has reportedly lined up a replacement and has set up the new patent lawyer to take on the many cases the Company has filed has had over the past few months. Richard “Chip” Lutton Jr., the current Chief Patent lawyer … Read More
Earlier today DigiTimes reported that Amazon is getting ready to introduce it’s own tablet device to compete with Apple’s iPad 2. When it comes to media integration, Amazon already has relationships with the large music labels. The report anticipates that Amazon is going to introduce and begin shipping the device well before the holiday season in order to infiltrate the … Read More
Apple’s huge successes with the iPad and iPhone have seen the company overtake Google as the top brand in a list of the top 100 in the world, according to the BrandZ 2011 rankings.
Google’s Android is increasingly becoming popular as most handset manufacturers are adopting the Android platform. We recently reported that Google’s Android Market is expected to surpass the number of apps available in Apple’s App Store to become the largest store for mobile apps. But, does more apps mean more revenue? According to a new report by IHS Screen Digest, the … Read More
Older generation Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) devices, such as the iPhone 3GS and the first-generation iPad, still outsell their latest Android competition according to analyst Michael Walkley with Canaccord Genuity. In a note to investors today, Walkley noted that while Apple’s iPhone 4 is the top-selling smartphone for both AT&T and Verizon in the U.S., the iPhone 3GS still outsells new Android … Read More
According to a new report published by Research2guidance Android Market share in the number of apps available on a mobile platform will overtake Apple’s App Store in August 2011. Even though the Android Market was slow in getting developers attention initially, it is now showing accelerated growth and could become greater than Apple’s App Store. The report notes that in … Read More
It’s the analyst lottery today on TouchReviews, with today’s little stroke of genius (read, guessing) coming courtesy of Gartner.
As Google’s Android OS continues to grow in market share, it appears to show growing concerns among majority of the developers who participated in a survey conducted by analyst William Powers of Baird Research. According to the survey results reported by Fortune, 87% of Android developers view fragmentation as a growing concern for the mobile platform. It’s no secret that … Read More
According to new numbers coming out of ABI Research today, approximately 302 million smart phones shipped last year worldwide, with sales up 71% in 2010 when compared to 2009.