Microsoft vs Motorola “The War Rages On”

Motorola vs Microsoft and Microsoft vs Motorola The war rages on with the two corporate giants. Ok let me catch you up if you don’t know the two (Microsoft/Motorola) are in a lawsuit war “I sue you then you sue me” over various trademark/patent infringements and Android was in ...

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Apple Going After Android Through Manufacturers?

PC World is reporting today that Apple has filed suit against Android handset developer Motorola, for infringing on their multi-touch patents. Specifically, Apple is saying that Motorola infringed on this patent by including multi-touch on the following Android devices: Droid Droid 2 Droid X ...

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Google’s Response to Oracle’s Suit

We knew it would not take long for Google to respond the lawsuit that Oracle has filed against them.  An article from Informationweek.com gives a quote from the Google statement about the matter: “We are disappointed Oracle has chosen to attack both Google and the open-source Java ...

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FTC Will Investigate Apple

The war between Google and Apple took another turn over the last few days.  Recent tweaks to the App Store rules prohibit developers from certain development tools that enable them to create apps that run on multiple devices. Some of the new tweaks also seem to effectively block third-party ...

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Google Android Smart TV Patent Images Surface

Mobileblab is reporting that something very interesting has been found regarding Google’s Smart TV project while searching the Google Patent data base.   What exactly could be so interesting?  Well, according to the database, the new Smart TV will be Android powered, and come with a ...

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HTC Returns Fire, Sues Apple for Patent Infringement

HTC Corporation has gone on the offensive today and is taking legal action against Apple. Today found the handset maker filing a complaint with the International Trade Commission (ITC) in an effort to halt iPhone, iPad and iPod imports into the US.

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HTC to Pay Microsoft Royalties on Android Phones

As we predicted in March, Microsoft has strong-armed HTC into signing a licensing agreement to pay Microsoft royalties for HTC’s Android phones. The good news here is that an Apple-style lawsuit is unlikely now that HTC has agreed to cough up the money. The bad news is that we’ll ...

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Rumour: HTC Might Buy Palm to Fight Apple?

Gizmodo (via Bloomberg) is reporting that HTC might be interested in buying Palm, who, as you might know, is in financial difficulty after the poor sales of their latest handsets (Pre and Pixi). The assumption is that HTC would want to grab Palm not for the brand, the handsets, or WebOS but the ...

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Poll Shows AG Community Is Unified On Apple vs. HTC

For those of you who are unaware, every week Android Guys holds a poll accessible from the Android Guys App. For this week’s poll we picked the most controversial issue currently running through the Android communities; who do you feel is in the wrong regarding Apple’s latest ...

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Apple Suing the “Great Artists” of HTC

First Nokia and now HTC. Apple is suing the Taiwan based Smart/Super phone maker for infringement of 20 patents. Surprisingly, Apple is not suing over multi-touch, but over patents that stretch from the iPhone’s UI to its hardware. I do not know much about patents, but here you can view ...

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Google Trademarks “Nexus One”

Just in case there was any doubt about the name of the upcoming Google phone, the rumored “Nexus One’ moniker has been all but confirmed with a trademark being approved.  A quick search at the US Patent and Trademark Office website shows a trademark filed by Google on December 10 ...

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Patently Suspect

When it comes to patents, you've got questions. That's understandable. However, there are places to discuss patents and places not to discuss patents...and the Android Google Groups are places not to discuss patents.

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Immersion Powers Touch Feedback for Android Mobile Phone Platform (PRESS RELEASE)

Handset Makers and Content Developers Can Easily Add Haptics to Deliver Superior Mobile User Experiences SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan 08, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) – Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ:IMMR), the leading developer and licensor of touch feedback technology announces its industry-leading ...

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Android is Your Buddy

Android is not just about a phone. They are going to turn it into the heart of mobile computing and mobile living like never seen before. Why do you think it is called Android?

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Google Working on “Branded Mobile Phone” After All? [UPDATE]

Call this one “The Rumor That Wouldn’t Die”. It seems like every few weeks a new rumor sprouts up regarding Google and an actual gPhone. We’re pretty skeptical folks here at AndroidGuys when it comes to this topic so we’re gonna do the whole “grain of ...

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