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Posted On July 17, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Google News

Apple granted patent for iOS interface

Apple again has added another major iOS interface patent to its arsenal. Jack Purcher of Patently Apple writes, “Today, Apple is embroiled in a series of lawsuits against Samsung, HTC and others over many aspects of the iPhone, iPad and iOS features. In 2007, Samsung, HTC, Google and all others in the industry didn’t have a smartphone with the likes of Apple’s iPhone features. They didn’t have the solutions that Apple eloquently brought to market to make a smartphone truly smart. Apple carefully and meticulously crafted a full end-to-end smartphone solution.Read More
 Juro Osawa and Lorraine Luk reporting for the  Wall Street Journal state that, “Apple Inc.’s next iPhone, currently being manufactured by Asian component makers, will use a new technology that makes the smartphone’s screen thinner, people familiar with the matter said, as the U.S. technology giant strives to improve technological features amid intensifying competition from Samsung Electronics Co. and other rivals.” The report when on to say that , “Japanese liquid-crystal-display makers Sharp Corp. and Japan Display Inc.—a new company that combined three Japanese electronics makers’ display units—as well as South Korea’sRead More

Posted On July 16, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Google News

NYT: Apple will be launching an iPad mini

According to a report from the New York Times, Apple will be launching an iPad mini later this year. The smaller iPad will be priced to compete with Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Google Nexus 7 tablets. The article states: Apple is developing a new tablet with a 7.85-inch screen that is likely to sell for significantly less than the latest $499 iPad, with its 9.7-inch display, according to several people with knowledge of the project who declined to be named discussing confidential plans. The product is expected to be announcedRead More

Posted On July 15, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Google News, Tech News

Patents Litigations: Roundup.

The mobile computing space is currently dominated by two companies at the moment, Apple iOS and Google Android OS. However, the success of the Android OS has drawn the wrath of Apple’s late CEO Steve Jobs. As a result, Apple has launch an astounding legal attack on OEMs for infringing Apple’s Hardware and Software patents. The legal battles is closely followed and enjoy huge coverage on the web. I personally found Florian Mueller’s Blog FossPatent to be the most informative. The Tech Storm will endeavour to provide the latest and bestRead More

Posted On July 14, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Google News

Asia Tech: Roundup

Asia Tech News Report 1: It appears Chinese online media giant Sina is joining  BesTV New, to start a new Internet television service, to expand its multimedia content  with the launch of its own social television service According to Bloomberg report: Sina Corp, operator of the Twitter- like Weibo site in China, plans to start a new Internet television service, stepping up efforts to add multimedia content to win social networking users. Sina will offer the “social television” service with BesTV New Media Co., according to details posted on Weibo.com. Mao Taotao, a public relations manager atRead More

Posted On July 12, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Technology News: Roundup in Asia

Report 1: HTC has is not giving up without a fight. The Smartphone market has seen its profit decline in the face of tough competition from the likes of Samsung and Apple. According to Digitimes report: HTC is seeing market share in China and India grow significantly in 2012. Nevertheless, growth of market share in these markets may not be sufficient to make up for the declining market share in Europe and the US. HTC put its focus on Europe and recently expanded to the North America market. The debt crisis in bothRead More

Posted On July 11, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Tech News

Samsung: We want to remain No. 1 flat-screen TV maker

According to Koreatimes Samsung wants to maintains its current title as the World’s No. 1 flat-screen television manufacturer for the foreseeable future. Samsung has won the title for the sixth consecutive year in 2011. Kim Yoo-chul reported that Samsung’s TV segment head Yoon Boo-Keun wants sales of growing. Yoon Boo-Keun is quoted as saying: There’s no question that Samsung should lead the global TV market for the sixth straight year because we have more varied products coupled with highly customized content. Prices are dropping and that’s a problem. But Samsung thinks the globalRead More

Posted On July 9, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Google News

Samsung Galaxy 3 Smartphone launches in South Korea

According to the Korea Times the third generation smartphone from Samsung is due to hit the shelves on Monday in South Korea. The Samsung Galaxy III smartphone has received very good reviews since its unveiling in May this year. The Verge  review describes the Samsung S3 as a: Technological triumph. Samsung has done the overwhelming majority of things right. The camera is easily the best I’ve used on an Android device, the processor claims the title of benchmarking champion, and the customizations layered on top of Ice Cream Sandwich are mostly unobtrusiveRead More
Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg, two reputable sources reported that Apple is set to launch a 7 inch (7.85 inch to be precise) iPad mini this fall. It’s speculated that the new tablet will be available intime to target the festive season. This would not be good news for Google, who has just released their Nexus 7 tablet. The last thing you want now is for Apple to competing in this category also. This will be good will be good news for those who wants and iPad but find theRead More