Samsung beats Apple in multitouch suit in Dutch courts

Apple took the courts in the Netherlands with an infringement suit regarding multitouch technology. Dutch courts ruled in favor of Samsung, and cleared them of any infringement claims brought forth by Apple, according to a report from Reuters. This is similar to recent rulings in favor of Samsung in the UK and Germany.

New image of LG Nexus 4 surfaces on Twitter (but is it real?)

It seems like every day we are reporting something new on the LG Nexus 4. It's reaching that point where we start calling it one of the worst kept secrets on the Internet. Well it happened again, and this time it came from evleaks on Twitter. They posted a photo of the device, and of course, that means we have to analyse it and see what details we can glean from it.

Samsung Galaxy Note II Review [T-Mobile]

Today we have the pleasure of showing you the new and improved Samsung Galaxy Note II. The smartphone needs no introduction as the newest sibling to the device that started the "phablet" trend. Samsung's Note is back and better than ever with an improved, thinner, more powerful design for round two. The original Galaxy Note was odd and large to say the least but this time around Samsung refined the entire experience. Read on to see our thoughts on the new Note II.

Dragon Mobile Assistant launches on Google Play

Dragon's own Siri competitor launched on Google Play in beta today. Dragon is working hard on its natural language technology, and this app reflects that. The new application completely free, so if you are looking for a new way to interact with your phone, there is no reason to not to take a look at this app. Dragon Go! was Nuance's previous app, and it offered similar functionality to Dragon Mobile Assistant, but this new app functions more like Siri than the previous app. “Consumers loved the original Dragon Go! and wanted even more,” said Michael Thompson, executive vice president and general manager, Nuance Mobile. “So we totally redesigned the experience in a conversational way and added the most popular personal assistant features.” It's clear that Dragon took queues from other personal assistant apps and used its voice detection power to build a solid app capable of competing. Dragon's app offers a hands free mode that is perfect for driving. You can wake up the app while driving by simply saying "Hi Dragon." It will also play inbound text messages automatically when set to Driver Mode. With the prevalence of the problems that can come from texting and driving, this is a fantastic feature. Dragon plans to add new features to the app before the year ends. The did not explicitly say if the app will still be called a beta through the year's end. Users with an Android device with Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 and above can download the app from Google Play right now. [youtube uHSS0yQBC4E] [gallery]

Unlocked Galaxy S III receives Jelly Bean update in the UK

A new OTA update for unlocked Galaxy S III devices in the UK is rolling out this morning. UK carriers have been gradually rolling out Jelly Bean updates to devices, but until this morning, unlocked phones remained out in the cold. Thankfully, the wait for unlocked phones is over, and you should have already received an OTA update. If not, you should see the update any minute.

Zynga internal memo confirms layoffs, closures

The days of pulling out your phone and indulging in a moment of Words with Friends or Draw Something might be coming to an end. Earlier today, Zynga workers were greeted with a notice that they had two hours to pack up and get out. Now an internal email by the company's CEO Mark Pincus confirms that the company plans to cut 5% of its workforce and close the Boston studio.

Dead Trigger getting a Halloween-themed update soon

Halloween is quickly approaching ladies and gentlemen, which means candy for kids in costumes and horror movie marathons for some. Depending on what kind of games you like, it could also mean some Halloween-themed zombie slaying in Madfinger's hit mobile game game Dead Trigger. The studio announced the incoming update yesterday, giving us a single image as a way of teasing the additions it brings to table.