News

Motorola Mobility Opens its Cannons on Apple

With Samsung and Apple still fighting in California, Motorola Mobility (a.k.a. Google) has finally moved into the “theater” and decided that it will begin blasting its patent cannons at Apple. This time, Motorola Mobility is asking the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) to invalidate and block sales of iPhone, iPad, Read more…

By Jeff Taylor, ago
Miscellaneous

Battle of the Patents

I can’t claim to know anything about the Apple v. Google, HTC & Motorola patent wars. Heck, I barely understand why a patent as vague as a “Portable multifunction device, method, and graphical user interface for translating displayed content” gets approved. That seems to me like every computer, phone, or typewriter Read more…

By Jeff Taylor, ago
Android OS

Look for Changes to your Android UI

Unfortunately for HTC, and subsequently Google, the US International Trade Commission ruled that HTC’s Android smartphones infringe on key Apple patents (here’s how for a detailed review). The ruling, affects key portions of the HTC user interface, or UI, one of which is the feature that allows you to click a Read more…

By Jeff Taylor, ago
Android OS

Selecting a New Smartphone

As I told you, I became eligible for an upgrade to my phone for a "discounted" price. I debated between 3 phones: the Motorola Droid Bionic, the Motorola Razr, and the HTC Rezound. Each phone has significiant advantages over my prior phones, and each are set to receive the Ice Read more…

By Jeff Taylor, ago