come to a close, with the jury awarding Apple $290 million in damages. This is a stark contrast to the original $1.05 billion verdict, and still quite a bit less than the nearly $600 million Judge Lucy Koh later reduced it to.
Android 4.4 may be coming to Developers with some curious strings attached. According to a few reports, Android is free to use, but Chrome now requires licensing. The software ships without Chrome for those who haven’t yet licensed it from Google, leaving them to find their own browser, or create one from near scratch.
Motorola promised that Kit Kat would be coming to the Moto X in a "matter of weeks" when they announced the Moto G earlier in the month. The specifics were light at the time, however as we often see with Android updates, the specifics would come down to successful testing and carrier approval. That said, it looks like the AT&T test period has begun.
Qualcomm announced and offered some details on their next-generation Snapdragon, the 805 and it looks like MediaTek has some news of their own. In the case of MediaTek, they have unveiled the MT6592 which they are touting as the "world's first true octa-core mobile platform." MediaTek has also said this will include an eight-core application processor combined with multimedia capabilities and mobile connectivity in an effort to achieve "a perfect balance of performance and power consumption."
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 may be the high-end processor mobile users are looking to have power their handset at the moment, however a new top of the line has been announced this morning. Qualcomm has unveiled the Snapdragon 805 "Ultra HD" processor which will feature the an Adreno 420 GPU and is described as being the "first mobile processor to offer system-level Ultra HD support."
Motorola has confirmed the Android 4.4 Kit Kat update for Verizon Moto X users. This of course, follows the series of rumors that began after details of a soak test leaked. Motorola hasn't offered a full breakdown of the timeline, however they have said the update will begin rolling out for Verizon Moto X users as of today.
camera experience over the years. Some handsets are capable of producing better images than others, but the experience as a whole has often been criticized. For that, we have often looked towards third-party camera apps to help improve the experience. Sadly though, even the best third-party app cannot fix everything.
Acer rolled out the C720 Chromebook lineup back in October. At the time that meant the C720-2800 which had a price tag of $249.99. Well, flashing forward a little more than a month and there is now a second model in the lineup. This latest is the C720-2848 and it brings a similar set of specs with a lower price point.