Analysts say digital giants’ advertising spend will be on a scale not seen ‘outside presidential elections’ Share/Save
Take a visual look at the differences between major Android OS releases. Share/Save
Choosing a new device like a new phone or tablet should be fun, but there’s so many choices it can be hard to know where to start. If you’re tempted by an Android device, or if you’ve just bought one and want to get the most out of it, you’ll need to know more than [...]
Apple doesn’t need the money. Even a shitload. In fact, any shitload Microsoft can offer would pale in comparison to the shitload Apple already has.
Google is attempting to crack down on rogue mobile apps on its Android platform with stricter guidelines for developers. The measures include a ban on using icons that are “confusingly similar” to that of existing products. Share/Save
Apple and Motorola – which Google Inc is in the process of acquiring – are engaged in global patent litigation, part of a broader legal fight over the smartphone market, with billions of dollars at stake.
“Our lawsuit is saying, ‘Google you f***ing ripped off the iPhone, wholesale ripped us off,” Jobs told his biographer, Walter Isaacson, about the lawsuits that Apple is engaged in with Android vendors Samsung, HTC, and others. “I will spend my last dying breath if I need to, and I will spend every penny of Apple’s $40 billion in the bank, to right this wrong. I’m going to destroy Android, because it’s a stolen product.
Google is working on a native Gmail application for the iPhone and may even have already submitted the app to Apple for approval, according to one report.
Steve Jobs said he wanted to destroy Android and would spend all of Apple’s money and his dying breath if that is what it took to do so.
Apple is developing an additional angle: an attempt to patent in-application purchases from third parties, as an application filed on April 26, 2010 and made public on Thursday made clear.