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HTC: Enough of this ‘quietly brilliant’, we’re challenging Apple and Samsung

HTC, as you all know, is one of the leading smartphone brands in the world, and especially in the Android space. While Apple and Samsung are two of the top

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Google files a patent for backside controls on future devices

The US Patent & Trademark Office recently published a patent application from Google that shows their intentions to bring backside controls to future Android devices. These controls could possibly turn

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Former Apple evangelist Guy Kawasaki hired to advise Google-owned Motorola

Guy Kawasaki, former Apple evangelist and book author, announced earlier this week that he has gone Android by accepting an advisory role at Google-owned Motorola. His new role with Motorola will

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

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

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HTC and Apple start playing nice, Peter Chou negates media estimates

If you haven’t heard, HTC and Apple reached a sudden 10-year licensing agreement in their ongoing patent lawsuits. It made a little noise, and gave us hope that OEMs will

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

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

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Comparing the Nexus 7 to the iPad mini

Well, it’s official.  Apple has a 7.9-inch iPad mini coming in the next few weeks and it cost $329 or more.  Hide yo kids, hide you wives, this thing is

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Motorola pulls its ITC lawsuit against Apple

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

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Samsung alleges iPhone 5 violates eight patents; hearing set for 2014

Samsung, in its ongoing war with Apple, has asked to include the iPhone 5 on a list of devices they claim violates its own patents.  According to details listed on USA Today

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Samsung launches advertising offensive, compares Galaxy S III to iPhone 5

Samsung has begun running a print ad this week, taking the iPhone 5 to task for all of its features.  Comparing the new Apple handset to its own Galaxy S

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

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

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comScore: Android now own 51.6% of the mobile market, Samsung still leading the OEMs

We wait for comScore report every month because they keep us updated with the mobile statistics in the USA. Just like the last report, Samsung is still winning from all

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Galaxy Nexus returns to Play Store with extended shipping time

The Android world was all a’buzz with the Galaxy Nexus last week, due to the fact that a sales ban was put in place. Google and Samsung immediately began working

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Google says Galaxy Nexus shipping should continue next week after Samsung-Apple suit caused sales ban

Yesterday, we told you about The Galaxy Nexus and how Google / Samsung were working together to circumvent the ban that was won in a court case with Apple. Now, Google

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

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