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Samsung co-CEO pushes Tizen OS as more than a 'simple alternative for Android'

08/06/2013, 09:07:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

As Samsung looks to lessen its reliance on Google's Android platform, the company views its own custom Tizen operating system as a viable alternative that could power the company's future flagship smartphones.

Apple, Inc. iPad is obliterating Samsung, Google's Android in tablet profits

08/03/2013, 01:45:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

While market research firms publicly report that Apple's iPad is "losing market share" in tablet shipments, their data also says something else: Apple continues to obliterate Samsung, Google's Android, Microsoft, Amazon and the rest of the industry in tablet profits.

Strategy Analytics finds millions of Android tablets, rewrites iPad history

07/31/2013, 11:25:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Just days after publishing a report insisting that Samsung Electronics is now more profitable in handsets than Apple, Strategy Analytics is back with a new claim that states Apple's iPad has shriveled up to just 28.3 percent of the tablet market in the June quarter. There are some very serious problems with this data, too.

Google appears ready to ditch Android over its intellectual property issues

07/29/2013, 02:37:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

The discovery that Google's new Chromecast web streaming device is based on Google TV code stripped of Android features provides additional evidence that Google is working to distance itself from the Android platform that the company developed under the management of Andy Rubin.

Apple repeats as Harris Poll's 'Brand of the Year' in three categories

07/25/2013, 07:25:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Market research firm Harris Interactive on Thursday announced Apple, for the second consecutive year, beat out tech giants like Google, Samsung, and Amazon to be named computer, tablet and mobile phone "Brand of the Year."

Editorial: Google's Android haunted by Steve Jobs' warnings on app signing security

07/14/2013, 02:33:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

In May 2007, I interviewed Steve Jobs on the subject of native apps for the iPhone months before the new phone first went on sale. Six years later, his answers are now haunting Google's rival Android platform because the search giant has failed to heed the advice leaking from the top of Apple's ship.

Editorial: Apple, Google and the failure of Android's open

07/06/2013, 05:49:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Open Source enthusiasts love to tell you Android is winning, and that it is winning because it is open. But they're wrong on both counts. The history of computing makes that abundantly clear, as do the current leaders in profitability.

Security flaw opens all modern Android devices to "zombie botnet" takeover [u]

07/03/2013, 06:02:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

A newly discovered flaw in Google's Android security model enables rogue apps to gain full access to the Android system and all installed apps, read all data on the device, harvest passwords and create a botnet of "always-on, always-connected and always-moving" spy devices tracking users' location while secretly recording.

iPhone 5 takes 75% of US, Canada 4G Web traffic for 'newer' smartphones

06/28/2013, 05:34:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

According to a report from ad network Chitika, the iPhone 5 accounted for just over three quarters of North American 4G Web traffic generated by phones released after July 2012, which translates to a 40 percent share when including all 4G-capable smartphones.

Google's Nexus 7 tablets dying early due to defective hardware and software [u]

06/18/2013, 06:18:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Less than a year after hitting the market at an exceptionally low $199 price point, Google's Nexus 7 mini tablet is causing an uproar among early adopters who complain the device is already beginning to fail with frustrating lag and frequent periods of unresponsiveness.

HTC next to accuse Samsung of using component supplies as a "competitive weapon"

05/29/2013, 03:57:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple isn't the only company grappling with its relationship to Samsung as both a smartphone component supplier and handset competitor. HTC recently complained that Samsung has "strategically declined" to provide it with crucial parts for years.

ITC to review split decision in Apple v. Samsung patent case

05/29/2013, 12:10:43 PM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

Ahead of an expected final decision in the coming months, the International Trade Commission will take another look at a decision by one of its judges that found Samsung had infringed one Apple patent but not another.

Judge orders Google to hand over search documents in Samsung patent case

05/09/2013, 06:28:54 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Google on Thursday was ordered to acquiesce to Apple's request for information regarding what methods the search giant is using to sift through internal documents related to Android, with the resulting data being part of a second U.S. patent infringement suit against Samsung.

Smartphone companies, including Apple, have little to show for patent litigation

05/07/2013, 10:08:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

An all-out patent litigation war between the biggest players in the smartphone industry, including Apple, Samsung, Motorola and Microsoft, has yielded very little for all parties involved.

Editorial: Apple's iOS is the new Windows

05/04/2013, 06:22:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Over the last six months, Apple earned $22 billion on revenues of over $98 billion, while selling 85 million iPhones and 42 million iPads globally. The profits Apple is now earning in mobile dwarf the best mobile profit performance records set by Nokia in 2008 by more than a factor of three. Why are Apple's competitors not beating back its advances?

Windows 8 tablets grab 7% of shipments, Apple's iPad still controls nearly half

04/25/2013, 03:47:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple's iPad offerings continue to dominate the tablet segment, but tablets running Windows 8 have had a small impact, accounting for one in fourteen tablets shipped in the first quarter of 2013.

Apple's iPad expands lead in tablet use at the expense of Amazon, Android, Microsoft Surface

04/18/2013, 05:54:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

The release of the iPad three years ago has had a brutal impact on conventional PC sales, but new data on tablet use shows that Apple is not just fending off tablet competitors, it's advancing on them.

ITC judge finds Samsung to be infringing Apple text-selection patent

04/05/2013, 01:18:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

An International Trade Commission judge has ruled that Samsung infringed on an Apple patent by including a text-selection feature in its mobile devices.

Google preps revamped Nexus 7 to take on iPad mini

04/03/2013, 03:55:25 PM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

Google is reportedly working on a successor to the Nexus 7, one aimed at taking the fight back to both Apple's iPad mini and Amazon's Kindle Fire by shrinking the bezel to accommodate a larger and higher-resolution display.

Leaked roadmap shows off BlackBerry's new iPad competitor, phablet

03/30/2013, 06:30:00 PM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

Canadian manufacturer BlackBerry appears to be readying another go at the tablet sector, as an image purporting to be a leaked product roadmap shows a potential iPad competitor slated for a late 2013 release.

Editorial: Google’s Android powered by remarkable new 'Flawgic'

03/23/2013, 03:51:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Google’s Android platform is powered by a novel technology that transcends conventional hardware and software. And just as Android hardware and software has looked to Apple for inspiration, this compelling new “flexibly adaptive logic” is also related to something that first originated within Apple.

Samsung hopes new jury trial with Apple will nullify patent infringement of 14 products

03/21/2013, 09:43:56 AM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

With 40 percent of the billion-dollar patent infringement verdict against it put on hold, Samsung is now asking for the court to appoint a new jury to determine whether 14 of its products infringed Apple's products at all — a move that could lead to a lower overall monetary judgment.

Samsung's Galaxy S4 distracts attention away from Android

03/15/2013, 12:48:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Samsung's Galaxy S 4 launch appeared poised to leverage Android to further distract the public's attention from Apple's iPhone. Instead, the company appears to have created its own apps and services to distract away from Android.

Amazon, Samsung tablets inch up, but Apple's iPad still ahead by a mile

03/07/2013, 03:35:00 PM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

The launch of Apple's iPad mini appears to have slowed the rate at which competitors have been able to eat into the company's overwhelming lead in the tablet sector, according to a new study out Thursday, even as Amazon and Samsung tablets continue to carve out their own share.

Researchers bypass Android encryption by exposing phones to freezing temperatures

03/07/2013, 11:18:58 AM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Security researchers in Germany have discovered that physically freezing an Android smartphone can grant access to encrypted data.

Samsung adds security layer to Android to gain enterprise credibility

03/04/2013, 04:54:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

In response to lackluster interest in Google's Android platform by corporate enterprise and government users, Samsung has announced plans to shore up its smartphones and tablets with third party security software in an initiative branded as "SAFE," or "Samsung For Enterprise."

Apple's iPad by far the most desired tablet among consumers

03/04/2013, 02:44:45 PM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

Apple's dominance in the tablet computing sector seems unlikely to wane in the near future, as a new consumer survey found half of the respondents looking to buy a tablet were planning on getting an iPad, with no other company seeing double digit interest.

Judge vacates 40% of jury's $1.05B verdict in Apple v. Samsung [u]

03/01/2013, 03:22:00 PM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

Judge Lucy Koh on Friday vacated more than 40 percent of the $1.05 billion in damages a jury awarded to Apple in its patent infringement case against chief rival Samsung.

Apple and Samsung ordered to narrow claims in upcoming lawsuit

02/21/2013, 06:59:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

A U.S. federal judge on Thursday ordered Apple and Samsung to pare down their respective cases in a patent suit slated to start in 2014, saying that both parties should know what assertions are strongest after battling in court for over a year.

Apple and Samsung identify all infringing devices in Galaxy Nexus patent case

02/16/2013, 01:11:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

In a pair of filings with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Friday, Apple and Samsung detailed the scope of their respective assertions for an upcoming patent suit scheduled to start proceedings in 2014.

Apple awarded design patents for slide-to-unlock and original iPhone design

02/05/2013, 05:30:00 PM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted Apple patent numbers D675,639 and D675,612, respectively covering the much-disputed slide-to-unlock user interface asset and design for the original iPhone.

Kindle Fire & Android gain, but Apple's iPad holds commanding 81% tablet share

02/05/2013, 02:50:00 PM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

Amazon's Kindle Fire — and, to a lesser extent, Android tablets — saw continued usage share growth after the holidays, according to a new report, but Apple's iPads remained the overwhelming tablet leader, with more than 80 percent of active users in the market.

Apple bid for fast track on sales ban appeal rejected by court

02/04/2013, 03:35:00 PM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

Apple's attempt to fast-track a bid to ban on several Samsung phones was turned down Monday, with a U.S. court ruling Apple must proceed normally through the appeals process.

Appeals court denies Apple's request to ban sales of Samsung Galaxy Nexus

01/31/2013, 01:57:00 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Apple's bid to once again ban sales of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus handset was denied on Thursday by a U.S. appeals court.

Samsung to take on Apple's iPad mini with 8-inch Galaxy Note

01/21/2013, 03:27:00 PM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

Samsung next month will roll out a new entry in its Galaxy Note series aimed at taking on industry rival Apple's iPad mini in the mid-size tablet segment.

Apple says appeals court decisions hinder patent protection efforts against Samsung

01/18/2013, 10:32:00 AM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

The decision by a United States appeal court to continue allowing Samsung to sell the Galaxy Nexus prevents Apple from protecting the patents a jury previously found the Nexus to be infringing on, Apple's lawyers have argued.

Judge agrees to add newly released Apple and Samsung devices to upcoming trial

01/16/2013, 08:06:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

A California federal judge on Wendesday agreed with additional stipulations filed jointly by Apple and Samsung in which each party sought to supplement its case in an upcoming trial slated to begin in 2014.

Samsung files against CAFC review of decision reversing Galaxy Nexus injunction

01/14/2013, 04:37:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Late last week, Samsung filed a document with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit outlining why Apple should not be allowed a full panel review of a previous court denial to block sales of the Galaxy Nexus.

Apple granted rights to new process for creating high-quality curved glass

12/26/2012, 12:44:00 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

While curved glass enclosures have emerged as a hallmark of Samsung's latest smartphone designs, it was revealed this week that Apple has also expressed interest in the subject, developing a safer and more cost-effective manufacturing process that would allow the company to create thinner, higher-quality convex enclosure for devices as small as an iPhone but as large as a Thunderbolt display.

Samsung's chief strategy officer admits to using Apple's iPhone, iPad & Mac at home

12/13/2012, 10:35:00 AM, Posted By Katie Marsal

One of the top executives at Apple's chief rival, Samsung, has admitted that he uses an iPhone, iPad and Mac at home, largely due to Apple's "sticky" ecosystem.

IDC finds Apple leads in device value, Samsung in device volume

12/11/2012, 01:07:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

In a quarterly report published on Monday, research firm IDC found Samsung to have sold a bulk of so-called "connected devices" for the third quarter, but Apple's high-value products netted the Cupertino tech giant the most cash.

Apple adds six Samsung products to Galaxy Nexus dispute

11/24/2012, 07:30:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

In a court filing on Friday, Apple asked a federal judge to add six Samsung products, including the Galaxy S III running Android 4.1, to an upcoming infringement lawsuit, with each party asserting a number of utility patents against the other.

Samsung looks to add 4th-gen iPad, iPad mini to upcoming patent infringement suit

11/21/2012, 09:38:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Samsung on Wednesday filed a motion to include Apple's fourth-generation iPad and iPad mini in its running list of iOS devices that allegedly infringe on certain wireless patents, tacking on even more product claims to be heard in an upcoming patent lawsuit.

Judge allows Apple and Samsung to add devices to patent suit

11/15/2012, 10:30:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

In a Thursday order, U.S. Judge Paul S. Grewal granted requests from both Apple and Samsung to add additional products, like the companies' flagship Galaxy S III and iPhone 5 handsets, to a patent dispute scheduled to begin hearings in 2014.

How Apple made the iPad mini 23% thinner and 53% lighter

10/23/2012, 07:20:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's new iPad mini delivers the same resolution as iPad 2 in a smaller 7.9 inch form factor that's two thirds the price of the latest iPad. Here's a look at how the company accomplished this feat.

Apple wins stay of Korean iPhone, iPad sales ban

10/11/2012, 04:50:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

It was reported on Thursday that a Seoul court has granted Apple's request to stay a sales ban against both the iPhone and iPad after an August ruling found the products to be in violation of Samsung's patents.

Google's next Nexus phone to be built by LG, unveiled this month

10/11/2012, 03:27:00 PM, Posted By Slash Lane

Google this month is set to show off its next flagship Nexus handset, which will reportedly be based on LG's existing Optimus G smartphone.

Appeals court reverses ban on Samsung Galaxy Nexus in Apple patent dispute

10/11/2012, 12:21:00 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday overturned a ruling that barred sales of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, allowing the device to go back on sale.

Samsung adds iPhone 5 to upcoming Apple patent infringement suit

10/01/2012, 11:30:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Samsung on Monday officially added the iPhone 5 to a lawsuit scheduled to be heard in 2014, making good on a promise to level claims against the handset for allegedly infringing upon certain wireless technology patents held by the Korean company.

Apple actively courting TI employees as A6-rival OMAP chip put on ice

09/27/2012, 04:36:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Texas Instruments, one of the largest ARM licensees designing chips for smartphones and other mobile devices, is opting out of mobile chips to focus on embedded platforms, even as Apple's A-series chip business grows and hires away TI staff.