10/17/2013, 06:10 pm
Some nine months after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a tentative first Office action invalidating an Apple multitouch patent credited in part to cofounder Steve Jobs, the body has reversed its initial determination to confirm all claims as patentable.
10/15/2013, 02:10 pm
Google on Tuesday pushed an update to their iOS maps application that tweaks the user interface when selecting a route for navigation, adds support for additional languages, and provides a new "Tips and Tricks" help section.
10/12/2013, 05:10 pm
In 2007 Apple introduced iPhone, emphasizing that virtually every significant aspect of its entirely new experience and industrial design was protected by patents. So far, however, the U.S. patent system has provided inconsistent protections for Apple inventions, while at the same time supporting dubious patent monetization schemes brought against the company.
10/10/2013, 10:10 pm
Adoption of the Google TV platform trails Apple's Apple TV device by a wide margin, and now the search company may be ready to rebrand its television offerings under the Android name in an effort to spark consumer interest.
10/10/2013, 09:10 pm
A Delaware judge has dismissed a class-action lawsuit filed by users of Apple's Safari browser, finding that the plaintiffs could not prove that the search giant had caused any real harm when it circumvented Apple's security measures in order to store cookies in the browser.
10/08/2013, 06:10 pm
A study benchmarking the touchscreen latency of popular tablets shows Apple's iPad mini and full sized iPad 4 leading response times of other tablets, with Android offerings dead last.
10/07/2013, 10:10 pm
Google chair Eric Schmidt raised eyebrows and got a few unintentional laughs on Monday when he said that Google's Android platform is more secure than Apple's iPhone.
10/04/2013, 12:10 pm
Nokia and Google are rumored to be working on their own smart watch devices for release in the near future, while a representative from Samsung has reportedly admitted that his company's latest offering in that field could use some improvement.
10/03/2013, 01:10 pm
In the face of a second set of investigative reports detailing exactly how Samsung leads other Android makers in exaggerating its performance on specific benchmarks, the company has issued its second denial this year, and which still fails to address any specifics.
10/03/2013, 12:10 pm
On the heels of Apple's iTunes Radio release, Google plans to launch a native iOS application for its Google Play Music All Access service on the App Store, according to a new report.
10/03/2013, 02:10 am
While some U.S. tech media reports have portrayed Samsung's benchmark fraud as a minor embarrassment related to numbers "nobody cares about," faking benchmarks is a big business in Asia, particularly among White Box Tablets, a market segment the U.S. tech media does consider relevant when talking about Apple's iPad market share of "shipments."
10/02/2013, 02:10 pm
Cheating test scores and misrepresenting device capabilities are rampant at Samsung, but are also being used by virtually every other Android licensee apart from Google itself, research shows.
10/02/2013, 06:10 am
German iCloud users were sent their first email push notifications in over a year and a half on Tuesday, as Apple was finally allowed to reactivate the feature after winning a stay on a 2012 injunction leveled by Google's Motorola.
09/30/2013, 04:09 pm
09/30/2013, 04:09 am
Apple has taken the top spot ahead of fellow tech giant Google and former number one Coca-Cola as the most valuable brand in the world, according to Interbrand's annual "Best Global Brands" report for 2013.
09/19/2013, 03:09 pm
Google has made its Quickoffice suite free on iOS for users with Google accounts, and Disney has released an iPad companion app for its Disney Infinity console game.
09/19/2013, 11:09 am
Google on Thursday released its Wallet transaction service for Apple's iPhone, giving users the ability to transfer money and store loyalty cards on their smartphone.
09/17/2013, 08:09 am
Apple's shift to 64-bit mobile devices in iOS 7 came as a surprise, but the company's information outlined for developers indicates that the shift to 64-bit mobile apps will bring significant benefits in the short term, something Google's Android appears challenged to replicate even in the long term.
App roundup: GTA V gets companion app, Twitter redesign coming, Google Play Books nabs single sign-on
09/16/2013, 05:09 pm
Grand Theft Auto-loving iPhone owners can get an early taste of San Andreas thanks to a new companion app, while Twitter is said to be redesigning its own first-party title, and Google is improving functionality in Google Play Books for iOS.
09/13/2013, 03:09 pm
Adobe has updated its Photoshop Express app for iOS, giving it new filters and increased capabilities, and Google has tweaked Chrome for iOS to give it better search functionality.