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Microsoft Signs Samsung to Android Patent Deal

Microsoft Signs Samsung to Android Patent Deal

September 28, 2011 3 Comments

 Microsoft announced today that Samsung has finalized a patent deal with the tech giant. They both join the ranks of HTC, Acer, Viewsonic and many others in licensing the proper patents from Microsoft in order to avoid lawsuits from them in the future. It is being reported that Samsung will have to pay Microsoft $10 […]

Smaato: Windows Phone Comes in First Place in OS Click Through Rate

Smaato: Windows Phone Comes in First Place in OS Click Through Rate

September 20, 2011 No Comments

When you are a relatively new OS and your battling your way to the top, you have to take your wins wherever you can get them. Smaato has released their Q2 mobile ad metric reports, Windows Phone has come out #1 US and worldwide in ad click throughs. Apple’s iPhone is a close 2nd in […]

Google Docs From Oracle Lawsuit Confirms Motorola Edge Over Other OEMs

Google Docs From Oracle Lawsuit Confirms Motorola Edge Over Other OEMs

September 8, 2011 No Comments

Google might say that even though they purchased Motorola, things will still be running the same way with all their Android OEM’s. Recently though in their court hearings with Oracle, an internal presentation has been exposed to reveal that Motorola will in fact have a huge edge over other manufacturers. I doubt that Android manufacturers like Samsung, […]

Acer and Viewsonic Join HTC and others with Microsoft Patent deal

Acer and Viewsonic Join HTC and others with Microsoft Patent deal

September 8, 2011 1 Comment

Microsoft announced today that both Acer and Viewsonic have finalized patent deals with the tech giant. They both join the ranks of HTC and many others in licensing the proper patents from Microsoft in order to avoid lawsuits from them in the future. No word yet if Acer has to pay Microsoft per Android device […]

Windows Phone is Now The Only Platform With Equal Opportunity For All Partners

Windows Phone is Now The Only Platform With Equal Opportunity For All Partners

August 16, 2011 No Comments

There are tons of questions regarding Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility. There is even more that is left up in the air as companies will probably start to change gears and adapt to this new mobile world that we are now living in. Microsoft which was quiet at first about the deal had the following to […]

Windows Phone to Benefit From Google’s Purchase of Motorola (MS and Nokia Stocks Rising From News)

Windows Phone to Benefit From Google’s Purchase of Motorola (MS and Nokia Stocks Rising From News)

August 15, 2011 No Comments

Google finally makes a move to try and protect the manufacturers the create devices using their Android OS. With the pending purchase of Motorola for 12.5 Billion dollars they gain a much needed hefty amount of mobile patents. It is unclear though at this point if it will be enough to stop lawsuits by companies claiming […]

Breaking News: Google Set to Purchase Motorola for $12.5 billion

Breaking News: Google Set to Purchase Motorola for $12.5 billion

August 15, 2011 1 Comment

In a move to fight Microsoft and Apple for that matter. Google is set to purchase Motorola Mobility for a whopping $12.5 Billion dollars. This move is clearly to buy up all the great patents Motorola has picked up over the years. It will be interesting how other manufacturers like Samsung and HTC will react […]

Microsoft and Google Continue to Butt Heads

Microsoft and Google Continue to Butt Heads

August 5, 2011 No Comments

Google waged an all out war against Microsoft when David Drummond, Google’s Chief Legal Officer and Senior VP, made claims that Microsoft joined forces with Apple and other companies to purchase patents from Novell in order to work against Google. Microsoft employees fired back at Drummond that Google was in fact asked to join in on […]

Microsoft and Google: The Gloves Are Off

Microsoft and Google: The Gloves Are Off

August 4, 2011 No Comments

Being rivals in the same industry is bound to raise some bad blood in many situations. As is the case for Microsoft and Google. Google’s Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, David Drummond published a blog post calling out Microsoft and Apple among others for buying out patents that will then require phone manufacturers to […]

Windows Phone Google+ App Real?

Windows Phone Google+ App Real?

August 2, 2011 1 Comment

Kevin Marshall, Developer from Clarity Consulting (developers behind the official Facebook app)  tweeted a screenshot of the Google+ app. It looks authentic enough and the guy does work at a place where these type of applications get done. My only concern is that it might already be too late. From my knowledge, conversations on Google+ […]

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New Video Of Windows Phone 8.1/Blue On A Nokia Lumia 920

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Microsoft Releases 2 Commercials Featuring Video Footage From The New Nokia Lumia Icon On Verizon

Below is another video featuring the Honestly campaign ran by Microsoft, showing off the features of the device while...

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