“The move is aimed at accelerating the Internet of everything, which will transform homes and businesses with a wide range of everyday devices, objects and machines that are always connected and communicating.”
Editor's Pick This is what Steve Jobs meant when he threatened to go nuclear against Android.
Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission has fined Samsung $340,000 for an organized campaign of using a ”large number of hired writers and designated employees” to post good reviews and comments about its own products and criticism of competitors’ products.
In today’s episode of As the Mobile World Turns, things are once again looking bad for HTC.
HTC today unveiled its One Max Android phone, which features a massive 5.9-inch, 1080p display and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.
Samsung isn’t the only company unashamed to follow in Apple’s footsteps.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times … in the smartphone market.
The long, strange tale of HTC and Beats Electronics has come to an end.
After weeks and months of good news for Android, ComScore’s U.S. subscriber market share report released today says Apple is growing overall iPhone sales and iOS platform penetration, while Google’s Android is dropping.
“It’s not terrible to be number two,” Passikof said. “But in both cases I think consumers are looking for higher degrees of innovation. It was only after Samsung and other companies came out with smaller tablets that Apple brought out the iPad mini. It was only in reaction.”
I have the much-discussed Apple-HTC cross-licensing contract in my greasy little digital fingers. It’s a powerful document that has kiboshed upwards of 40 lawsuits between the two companies.
HTC and Apple definitely have a cross-licensing agreement on patents with Apple. But the numbers attached to that agreement are still a major mystery.
“Hi, I’m Ben, and today I’m showing people why Windows Phone is a better match for them than iPhone and Android.”
Google’s mobile operating system Android may be winning the smartphone wars, with over 75 percent market share, but Apple and Microsoft could be making more from Android than Google — up to 600 percent more next year.
A few hundred million more or less from HTC is pocket change for the Cupertino giant that expects to earn $52 billion in the next quarter alone. Samsung, on the other hand, sold 57 million smartphones in the last quarter.
Lucky drop tests aside, Apple’s iPhone may be the smartphone most prone to damage.
ComScore just released its June 2012 U.S. mobile report, and the results were mostly predictable.
HTC is having a tough year. Patent disputes have caused shipping delays, lawsuits have been filed by major competitors Nokia and Apple, sales targets for the current quarter were just slashed, and now former best-bud Microsoft is taking its ball and going home.
Phone manufacturers can’t just focus on cramming the most powerful chips in their devices nowadays — they have to have a certain glamour, too, according to a panel of top phone manufacturing executives.
Here’s the latest action:
It appears that Google is currently releasing the public Android software development kit (SDK), which lets developers and manufactures build on its operating system for upcoming phones.
If there’s a potential disaster awaiting Apple’s iPhone, it’s that the smart cellphone lacks a mechanical keyboard.