Google's own Eric Schmidt is in the news this week after saying a few comments regarding the highly publicized and ongoing patent wars and lawsuits between Apple and Android manufacturers. In a sit down with the Wall Street Journal the once Google CEO talked about lawsuits, Apple, and of course all their Android partners. Read on below to see what he had to say regarding the children of Android.
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Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt just reminded us of that. He was recently spotted performing the dance that has taken the world by storm, Gangnam Style. No, we're not kidding.
Samsung from the folks at Apple. Today we've heard that Google's own Eric Schmidt is scheduled to have some "strategy" meetings with multiple Samsung execs in South Korea throughout the upcoming week to discuss the lawsuits.
Mobile World Congress at the pleasure of the GSMA yesterday as the keynote speaker, and while there wasn't any earth-shattering reveal, it's still worth your time if you want to delve deeper int Google's motivations and goals for the platform.
how Chrome for Android is already the most secure/safe browser on the Android Market. We should see Android devices reach the $70 range by next year. More specifically, he stated "Last year's $400 phone is next year's $100 phone". Apart from the keynote, Google's vice president of engineering for mobile, Hiroshi Lockheimer, hinted for Android 5.0 Jelly Bean to have a fall release instead of the earlier summer rumor. This is somewhat comforting, considering Android 4.0 is finally starting to show up on non-Nexus devices.
Mobile World Congress, a member of the press asked the Chairman when Android would be coming to low-cost feature phones. Schmidt immediately answered with, "Why not buy a smartphone?" Schmidt wasn't being crass, he was pointing out that Android keeps reaching into the lower end, in price if not in power. "Last year's $400 phone is next year's $100 phone," said Schmidt, stating that he hopes and expects Android to enter lower and lower markets as it progresses.