To say that the currently raging trial between Apple and Samsung has been a revelation would be a massive understatement. As the evidence piles up in the case, we get to find out more and more about the internal dealings in both companies.
The latest bit of juicy information got submitted as evidence yesterday, revealing that Apple offered Samsung the rights to license its patent portfolio for the amount of $30 per smartphone and $40 per tablet back in October, 2010. Read more »
Dead Trigger is no longer the go-to zombie shooter with impressive graphics in the Google Play store, people. Glu Mobile have released Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies for Android, thus making choice for the genre lovers more difficult.
The new member of the Call of Duty franchise will be exclusive to Sony Xperia smartphones for its first month of availability. Read more »
The folks at Gameloft have chosen a rather original way to tease their first video game, which will use the Unreal engine. The company has released a piece of artwork, which suggests something bloody an epic coming our way.
To make the matter even more interesting, the developers from the video game powerhouse have hidden a hint about the upcoming video game in the image above. Read more »
Another player has entered the thriving market of semiconductor chips with built-in modems, people. A newly formed joint venture, which includes Fujitsu, NTT DOCOMO, NEC, and Fujitsu Semiconductor, called Access Network Technology Limited aims at capturing a piece of the lucrative pie.
Fujitsu will own 52.8% of the newly minted company, with NTT Docomo, NEC and Fujitsu Semiconductor owning 19.9, 17.8, and 9.5% respectively. Read more »
Samsung launched its own mobile music service in the United States. The Samsung Music Hub will be initially available on the Galaxy S III smartphones offered by AT&T and US Cellular. Availability for the rest of the flagship’s carrier versions is yet to be announced.
The service will be offered in free and premium variations with the latter set to cost $9.99 a month. Read more »
It turns out that, along with the usual spat over current and past products, the legal battle between Apple and Samsung can also offer a look at future releases as well. An upcoming Samsung tablet with the rather unusual screen size of 11.8″ has been revealed in court papers from the Apple v. Samsung trial in California.
Codenamed P10, the slate is listed as having the ‘retina’ moniker deserving resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels. Read more »
It looks like Samsung is about to answer all critics of the PenTile natured displays of the Galaxy Nexus and the Galaxy S III in an adequate fashion. The Korean giant has reportedly squeezed out the jaw dropping 350ppi out of an AMOLED display with RGB stripe.
The feat has been accomplished in laboratory test, via the application of fine metal mask technology, which is a departure of the, currently used by Samsung, laser-induced thermal imaging method. Read more »
Here goes another case of Nokia’s already iconic N9 MeeGo smartphone getting some developer love. Barely a day after it got treated to a bag of jelly beans, a video of the Nokia N9 running Firefox OS has surfaced.
The feat has been accomplished by a Russian developer via the Boot 2 Gecko method. Read more »
Another top-shelf Android smartphone has joined AT&T’s LTE ranks, people. Beginning tomorrow, the Motorola Atrix HD will become the third Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 equipped powerhouse offered by the carrier, which means that it has never been a better time to be a prospective Android smartphone buyer.
The Motorola Atrix HD features two Krait CPU cores, clocked at 1.5GHz and Adreno 225 GPU. Read more »
We have some great news for all the Samsung Galaxy S III users in the United States, who find the TouchWiz interface a tad too colorful. CyanogenMod 9 nightly builds are now available for all US versions of Samsung’s flagship smartphone, but the Verizon Wireless flavored one.
The current crop of nightly builds are not one hundred percent stable, but are deemed fit for use on a daily basis. Read more »
Four months after it appeared as a Beta release, Nokia Transport has made it to commercial availability. As of today, the application is available for free on all Nokia Lumia Windows Phone handsets.
The application offers seriously handy route planning and departure schedule for over 100 cities globally. Read more »
Here’s another step towards smarter Nokia’s Series 40 feature phones. The users of the aforementioned handsets can now download and install an official Twitter application from the Nokia Store.
Twitter’s official application joins the likes of Facebook and Google+, thus allowing you to enjoy every major social network on your entry-level Nokia. Read more »
Yes, yes, you are right – this number is rather paltry compared to what Apple and Google have been recording, but, nevertheless, it is the closest thing to good news we’ve had coming from RIM in quite some time. The BlackBerry App World has served three billion downloads since it opened for business back in 2009.
A cool one third of the abovementioned milestone has been accomplished in the last six months alone. Read more »
This should hardly catch anyone by surprise, given the fact that Sony’s acquisition of Ericsson’s stake in their joint venture took place a few months back. The newly formed Sony Mobile with move its headquarters from Lund, Sweden, closer to the center of everything Sony in Tokyo, Japan.
Sony Mobile has a rather large operation in the Nordic country, so it is yet to be determined exactly which operations will be moved. Read more »
The third installment of the popular HTC DROID Incredible series for Verizon Wireless has come upon us, bearing one of the longest names we’ve encountered to date. Unlike its predecessor, which was a marginal improvement over the original however, the HTC DROID Incredible 4G LTE is a proper, pocket-friendly powerhouse.
The DROID Incredible 4G LTE features a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 chipset with two Krait CPU cores, clocked at 1.2GHz, and Adreno 225 GPU. Read more »