What is Google’s true aim with rumored X Phone?

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Some readers may recall recently reading that Motorola Mobility is making an Android powered device codenamed ‘X-Phone‘. While the known details are somewhat limited at this time, it seems pretty obvious that this may be Google’s attempt at directly taking on Apple… and ...

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New YotaPhone will feature LCD screen on one side, E-Ink on the other

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We’ve seen cool. We’ve seen awesome. But this… I just don’t know what to think about this. A new device, dubbed the YotaPhone, will feature dual screens, but probably not the way you’re thinking. The phone will feature not only a 4.3″ LCD screen on the front, ...

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Calling off the dogs: Apple and HTC settle all patent litigation in 10-year license agreement

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After being at each other’s throats for years around patent rights, Apple and HTC have decided to let bygones be bygones. The two companies have entered into an agreement to settle any and all patent disputes. The “global settlement” not only dismisses all patent complaints ...

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John Lagerling explains the Nexus strategy in NY Times interview

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After announcing the Nexus 4, Nexus 10, and the 32GB Nexus 7, Google caused quite a stir in the tech community. Most of our first reactions were in response to the awesome new features and specs of the aforementioned devices. But after some time, many of us noticed several big changes to the ...

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Do recent Samsung trademarks hint at Galaxy goodies to come?

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Seeing as how it has been a while since we swung by the US Trademarks and Patents office, we figured we would spend a few minutes poking around. As often is our wont, we looked up some of our favorite search terms.  Tap tap tap and whatya know?  Looks like we have some new Samsung... Read More

Motorola acquires facial recognition company Viewdle

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Could this tech power multi-user profiles for future Android tablets? We certainly hope so.

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Motorola pulls its ITC lawsuit against Apple

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Motorola today pulled its lawsuit against Apple, just weeks after filing against the Cupertino-based company.  Initially centered around seven alleged patent violations, Motorola did not give any reason for the withdraw but made certain to iterate that “there are no agreements between ...

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HTC might get the iPhone and iPad banned in the US?

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Apple is gearing up to launch the next “not-so-revolutionary” device known as iPhone 5 in the upcoming days, and we know that Apple is not in a good relationship with Samsung and HTC. Well, after all the “lawsuit-games” played by Apple, it’s time for Apple to taste ...

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Motorola: ‘The new Motorola starts today’

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Motorola wants you to know that despite all the great stuff from the past few years (decades, really), they are just getting going.  Perhaps a result of the Google pairing, or possibly as a result of knowing how many patents they are sitting on, Motorola today promised that today is the start ...

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Samsung trusts that consumers ‘prioritize innovation over litigation’

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Given all the Monday morning quarterbacking that has taken place since the Apple and Samsung verdict was handed down, you’d think there’s nothing left to talk about.  (Editor note: We’re done covering it here) On the contrary, Samsung still has a little something to say . A ...

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Import ban on some select Motorola Android devices

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It’s been a few months since the ITC decided on banning select Motorola Android devices. While the ITC mentioned the likes of the Google-powered Atrix, Xoom, Droid 2, etc., the exclusion covers all Motorola devices that infringe on Microsoft’s patents for email-based meeting ...

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Galaxy S III update removes universal search as a “precautionary measure”

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Samsung Galaxy S III owners on AT&T and Sprint had a few small updates that disabled the device’s ability to use the Google search bar to look for items on the phone itself. Samsung has issued a statement for this situation: Samsung has updated the software for the Galaxy S III as a ...

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Amazon smartphone rumored for release in 2012

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Amazon is readying an Android smartphone for release in 2012, according to Bloomberg.

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HTC beats Apple in patent dispute for swipe to unlock in London court

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A High court in the U.K. has made it official: HTC’s “swipe to unlock” feature does not, in fact, impede on any Apple patents. To add to the mix, the court said that the other three complaints lodged by Apple were invalid as well. These were the patents in question: Unlocking ...

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All injunctions in Apple vs Motorola patent war thrown out

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Judge Posner, the judge presiding over the cases of Apple vs Motorola and their patent war, has gotten fed up. The entire case, consisting of 4 alleged patent infringements against Motorola Mobility, has been thrown out of the courts. This is after the previously requested jury trial was ...

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