Android supporters have reason to rejoice for the moment as tablets running our favorite mobile platform overtake Apple's iPads in Q3 2013 revenue. However, things might take a turn in favor of Apple when its new iPad models start flowing out.
Though Samsung claims to be refocussing their efforts on the mid to low end smartphone markets, Bloomberg is reporting that the South Korean handset maker is preparing a device with a wrap-around display. Citing “two people familiar with the plans”, Bloomberg says the display will be an updated version of the one we see on the Galaxy Round.
Longtime frenemies Samsung and Apple are back in court after a hiatus of several months. The new trial does not question Samsung's culpability in infringing on Apple's patents but instead revolves on how much Samsung really has to pay in damages.
The Samsung vs. Apple retrial started this morning, kicking off the next chapter in what has become the most storied, and obnoxious, technology legal tussle in recent memory. An initial judgement of over $1 billion was cut nearly in half when Judge Lucy Koh — who is preceding over this latest trial as well — deemed the jury hadn’t adequately explained why they awarded such damages.
Steve Jobs was not fond of Android. He considered it a copycat of Apple's iOS platform, and infamously declared war on all things Android. That sentiment evidently carried all the way to the top of Android, as a recent book reveals that Jobs was no fan of Android founder, and former chief, Andy Rubin.
Not content to rule the smartphone game, Samsung has announced they inter to dominate the tablet sector as well. Speaking to a group of analysts Wednesday meeting, Samsung executive Shin Jong-kyun told the crowd their tablet business was expanding rapidly, and they expected to become the largest supplier of tablet devices in the world.
Analytics company comScore has just released its 2013 third quarter report that gives their own take on the current state of the smartphone industry in the US. Using data gathered from its MobiLens online survey and Mobile Metrix census-based measurement methods, comScore paints us a picture of the mobile device market that, frankly, shouldn't surprise anyone by now.
Steve Wozniak may have co-founded Apple together with the iconic Steve Jobs, but he has never been one to mince words when it comes to critiquing the company. Now he is sharing that he wishes there was a partnership between the company he helped create and one of its biggest rivals, Google.
From Samsung to upstarts like Omate, everyone's rushing to the smartwatch game. Whether you have one, want one, or are fairly removed from the situation, wearable technology is about to be the new proving ground for mobile technology. As we wade through the early entrants, we’re still waiting on heavy hitters like google or Apple to make their mark.