Nokia, RIM and LG are probably feeling a bit foolish today after hearing that the US International Trade Commission ruled in HTC’s favor in the FlashPoint camera patent case. FlashPoint (a former Apple subsidiary) filed suit against HTC, LG, Nokia and RIM in July of 2010, claiming that the four companies were infringing on its ... Read More »
Stephen Elop of Nokia has never been shy when it comes to how he feels about Android. To put it simply, he doesn’t like the little green guy. When faced with record lows and an uncertain future, he pushed Nokia towards Microsoft. But why? Nokia could have taken their impressive hardware and blossoming designs and ... Read More »
The life of a smartphone manufacturer is not an easy one. In order to be successful, you need a laundry list of elements to fall in place at just the right times. You don’t just need a familiar name or killer hardware anymore. Manufacturers and developers should be able to create an entire ecosystem surrounding ... Read More »
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Google swears that the acquisition of Motorola Mobility will not affect the way Android runs, and we surely hope that is the case. Most Android manufacturers are quite thankful Google is willing to shell out $12.5 billion to protect the platform, as well as the OEMs.
While most Android manufacturers have ... Read More »
Google’s bombshell of an announcement to acquire Motorola shook the very core of the mobile world yesterday. Every major player was affected by it–either in a good or bad way. As a result, it was just a matter of time before Google’s archenemy, Microsoft, would respond to the news. And respond they did, ... Read More »
A week ago we told you why companies like Microsoft, Apple and Oracle want to strangle Android. Put simply, Android is about to completely own the US smartphone market. But how is our little green friend doing in the rest world? Well, even better in fact.
Chris Weber is the President of Nokia and heads up their North America division.
In an interview with VentureBeat, Mr. Weber lamented that the model of applications as central to a mobile operating system is outdated, and that Google and Apple’s focus on the application in Android and iOS makes navigation of these platforms difficult. ... Read More »
“Android is on fire.” That’s what Google’s David Drummond said yesterday in a blog post about Microsoft’s, Apple’s and Oracle’s strategy to assassinate Android. Basically, Android is growing like crazy and these three companies are doing everything in their power to not only stop it, but also erase it from the face of ... Read More »
Watching Android evolve since the release of the T-Mobile G1 has definitely been exciting. Everyone knew it had great potential. And Google has worked diligently to improve the Android experience. The smartphone market is in the middle of an explosion, causing a great deal of competition among operating systems and manufacturers. That little ... Read More »
It’s no big news that Android, with about 550,000 activations a day, now has greater market share than Apple. But to say one lone manufacturer is beating the almighty iPhone? That’s quite a claim. Bloomberg reported Samsung has left Nokia way behind in Q2 sales, and might have even beat Apple.
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