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Talk about wishful thinking. In an interview with BBC’s technology programme Click, Apple’s Co-founder – Steve Wozniak suggest that Apple and Google should put aside their differences and team up in the future. Steve Wozniak: Sometimes I say ‘Go to Joe’s Diner’ and [Siri] doesn’t know where Joe’s Diner is. And very often usually I find out that Android does. That is actually the future of intelligence probably for computers getting smarter and getting artificial intelligence. I wish to God that Apple and Google were partners in the future. I don’t know. IfRead More
It appears Google failure to secure the patents from Canadian company – Nortel over two years ago have come back to haunt them on Halloween 2013. According to a new report from Fosspatent, Rockstar – the name of a consortium of six big industry players (Apple, Blackberry, EMC, Ericsson, Microsoft and Sony), has recently filed lawsuits in the Eastern District of Texas against Google, Samsung, Huawei, ZTE, LG, HTC, Pantech, and ASSUTeK. The Rockstar consortium is alleging that the accused companies have infringed their patents. The patents involved according to Foss PatentRead More
Wow, this is going to hurt the folks at Cupertino. According to a new survey from JD Power, Apple fiercest rival – Samsung, has ousted Apple in the latest satisfaction survey for tablet devices. Apple CEO Tim Cook has always boasted that the company was more proud of its high rating in consumer rating than the amount of device they ship. It’s will surely hurt to see Samsung has taken their crown. Tim Cook: “I think it’s even more a two-operating-system world today than it was before. When you look at things likeRead More

Posted On October 29, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Is Apple A Software, Hardware or Services Company?

John Lilly of Medium, explores one of the most debated questions in the technology industry. What sort of company is Apple? Are they a software, hardware, services or a combination of all three? John Lilly: Sometimes people call Apple a hardware company, but that’s not quite right. Others have said they’re a software company, pointing out that it’s the quality of the software experience that really sets them apart, but that’s not quite right either. Having watched Apple for nearly 30 years now, and having worked at 1 Infinite Loop, IRead More
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Apple To Unveil Utra–high Definition Televisions with 55-inch and 65-inch in 4Q14 Bloomberg is reporting that a Tokyo-based analyst at Advanced Research Japan Co, believes that Apple will unveil a 55-inch and a 65-inch full-fledge TV device in the fourth quarter of 2014. According to the report, Apple is still working out the specifications of the full-fledge television sets.   However, Masahiko Ishino, an analyst at Advanced Research, said  that Apple would reportedly adopt a frameless design. The rumor of an Apple gained momentum late 2011 after Steve Jobs is quoted in hisRead More

Posted On October 19, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Apple vs Samsung Patent Retrial Starts November 12

According to a new report from Foss Patent, Apple and Samsung are about to hit the court room again on November 12 for round 2 of their ongoing patent lawsuit battles. “There will be other pretrial orders, and also some further briefing on certain issues in the build-up to another pretrial conference on November 5, Florian Mueller writes for Foss Patent. “For example, the court appears inclined not to allow references to the Apple-HTC license agreement, but Samsung still has the chance to make a case for why such references should beRead More

Posted On October 7, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Canaccord: iPhone 5S/5C Are Selling Well In The US

In a note to investors, Canaccord Genuity’s T. Michael Walkley said (via Tech.Fortune.cnn) that Apple’s latest handsets have seen very strong initial sales at the four top U.S. carriers and worldwide. “Our September surveys indicated very strong initial sales and back orders for the iPhone 5s and strong iPhone 5c sales at the four tier-1 U.S. carriers and also in international markets.” However, Samsung’s S4 continues to hold its own against the iPhone 5c at two of the top carriers – Verison and T-Mobile. This prevented Apple’s iPhone 5s/5c from having a clean sweep ofRead More
This is the most fascinating tale of how the first iPhone came about many of you will ever read. This story Fred Vogelstein provides us with an extraordinary amount of information as to what took place behind the scene. You will learn about how one company bet everything to change the world once again. I do know how it will be for you, but I was moved emotionally about what I read. Here are several excerpts from the article that stood out for me: Putting the Company’s future on the line: The iPhoneRead More
Foss Patent has reported on Wednesday that Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California has ordered a sanction against Samsung. The matter relates to documents Apple handed over to Samsung’s lawyers ( marking the exhibits (Highly Confidential — Attorney Eyes’ Only) during their lawsuit trial last year. The documents contain information on Apple patent licensing agreements with Nokia and three other manufacturers, Ericsson, Sharp, and Philips.   However, Samsung’s executives managed to produce this document in patent negotiations with Nokia, blatantly violatingRead More

Posted On September 30, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Apple Cutting Samsung’s Share of A8 Chip Production

The Verge (via  Korean daily Hankyung) is reporting that Apple will be cutting Samsung’s share of their next-generation A8 Chip. According to the report most of the order will go to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), according to sources. “TSMC will be responsible for 60 to 70 percent of the manufacturing of the A8 processor, with the remainder going to Samsung,” Amar Toor. “The South Korea-based company has reportedly signed a deal to manufacture the chip, though it the contract is estimated to cover just 30 to 40 percent of total production for theRead More

Posted On September 28, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

Samsung Addresses EU Concerns in Antitrust Probe

Samsung Addresses EU Concerns in Antitrust Probe Reuters reporting on the news that Samsung has broker a deal with the European Commission over its abuse of SEP. [quote cite=”Andrew Longstreth and Karen Freifeld” url=”http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSBRE98R00B20130928″] Samsung Electronics Co on Friday offered remedies that may settle a European Union probe over whether it breached antitrust rules through its use of patent lawsuits against rival Apple Inc. “Samsung has agreed to propose commitments that will be market tested,” EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said in a speech in New York on Friday. “WeRead More

Posted On September 28, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

Apple Is Doom Because… 1.0

Apple Is Doom Because.. 1.0 Here we have another Apple is doom article. This time the reason given for Apple’s demise is Samsung. [quote cite=”Ashraf Eassa” url=”http://m.fool.com/investing/general/2013/09/27/apple-has-a-samsung-problem”] Apple’s products are excellent and are best-of-class at the high end, but the writing is on the wall for the high end: It’s stagnant at best and set to decline at worst. Samsung may not bring a truly innovative device in the same way that Apple’s laser-focused engineers are able to in their yearly product launches, but it can sure flood the marketRead More