Apple iOS 6 Wishlist: 10 Features We Want

Apple iOS 6 Wishlist: 10 Features We Want
If iOS 6 is discussed at Apple's sold-out developer conference, here's what we want to hear. By Thomas Claburn InformationWeek Apple on Wednesday said that its 2012 Worldwide Developer Conference will be held from June 11 through June 15.

Smartphone Patent Wars: The Coming Sequel
New York Times (blog)
Apple, Samsung, Microsoft and Motorola Mobility (or Google, after that patent-inspired acquisition is complete) are the heavyweights in the fray, seeking an edge in the fast-growing smartphone market, using intellectual property as a weapon.

Samsung Reveals Processor Powering Its Next Flagship Smartphone
By Mikael Ricknäs, IDG News Samsung Electronics has introduced the 1.4GHz Exynos 4 Quad processor, which will power the next Galaxy smartphone, the company said on Thursday. It is scheduled to launch its next flagship smartphone, which is expected to ...

Original Android Prototype Revealed During Google, Oracle Trial
PCWorld (blog)
By Daniel Ionescu, PCWorld Apr 26, 2012 7:57 AM New images brought to light by Oracles's court case against Google indicate that Android was merely a clone of BlackBerry phones before the iPhone showed up. The images show Google's original intent in ...

At Android Trial vs. Oracle, Documents Reveal Google's Past Projections
Huffington Post
They were revealed during the high-stakes trial of Oracle Corp against Google over smartphonetechnology. Google attempted to convince US District Judge William Alsup to keep the internal documents secret, but Alsup denied the request in court last ...

Apple WWDC 2012: iOS 6, iCloud, OS X and Macs
Computerworld (blog)
This means Apple will be focusing on future software releases, principally iOS 6; Mountain Lion and the addition of new dev-friendly hooks into the iCloud. With smart money now favoring a 2013 launch for the self-branded Apple television, ...

Verizon's Summer / Fall 2012 smartphone roadmap
While Samsung's Galaxy S3 has been the star of the rumor show for the past few months — with BGR leading the pack — we now have a clear picture of the smartphone landscape for late summer and early fall this year. BGR has exclusively learned details ...

Google: Sun, Oracle couldn't bring Android competitors to market
ZDNet (blog)
That would be arguing that Oracle is only suing Google now because it couldn't bring a smartphoneplatform of its own to market to compete with Android. Specifically, Google counsel Daniel Purcell focused on the development of full stacks while rolling ...

Samsung Unveils Quad-Core Exynos Chip For Next-Gen Galaxy Smartphone
By Kristin Bent, CRN Samsung announced Thursday its new Exynos 4 Quad mobile processor, which the electronics giant said would power its next-generation Galaxy smartphone set to launch in May, along with other devices from "major handset makers.

iPhones, iPads Preferred to Android by Enterprise Users: Report
Apple devices hold far greater appeal for enterprise users than Android smartphones or tablets, Good Technology concluded in a new report on the first-quarter activations of its customers. Good, a provider of multi-platform support for mobile devices, ...

Oracle, Google suit: Details of Google's first phone released
Washington Post
Details of the first prototype Google phone surfaced in court Wednesday in the trial over whether Google improperly used Oracle's Java programming language to build Android. The original prototype featured a full keyboard, small landscape screen, ...

Smartphone buyers nix paying more than $50 a month for data
Half of current smartphone users questioned said they have no idea how much data they use each month. These findings tell analysts at Parks that carriers face risks as they try to force more subscribers from unlimited plans to tiered, or usage-based, ...

Nintendo faces rocketing smartphone gaming pressure
European research published today suggests that smartphone owners have flocked to mobile games, with numbers rising by nearly 50-percent year-on-year. Actual revenue from games intended for iOS or Android devices has already eclipsed what the old ...


Google Drive for Android is a beefier Google Docs app
The Google Drive app is available for Android, and it has all of the old Docs functionality, plus some other goodies under the hood. by Jaymar Cabebe April 25, 2012 4:51 PM PDT Follow @jaymarcabebe If you haven't noticed, Google Docs for Android has ...

The Enterprise App Store: 10 Must-Have Features
Over the past two years, there has been a proliferation of employees using smartphones and tablets to do work and more enterprises are implementing BYOD (bring our own device) programs that allow employees to use personal iPads, iPhones and Android ...

iPhone 5 release date hint in WWDC iOS 6 rumors
Computerworld (blog)
It's assumed that we'll see iOS 6, but will Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) revert to a summer announcement schedule, or keep mum until fall? In IT Blogwatch, bloggers read the runes. By Richi Jennings: Your humble blogwatcher curated these bloggy bits for your ...

Android not critical to Google? Really?
In court, Larry Page and Andy Rubin said Android wasn't critical to Google's business success. Which doesn't square easily with a Google doc projecting $1.3B in Android ad and app sales. by Dan Farber April 25, 2012 2:30 PM PDT Follow @dbfarber During ...

Time Warner Cable Profit Up 18% As Broadband Grows
Wall Street Journal
By William Launder of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--Time Warner Cable Inc.'s (TWC) first-quarter profit rose a stronger-than-expected 18% as the cable operator's growingbroadband business helped offset ongoing losses of video subscribers.

Motorola notches patent win
A preliminary ruling by an International Trade Commission administrative law judge found Tuesday that Apple violated one of four Motorola patents related to Wi-Fi in iPad and iPhone. On Monday, another ITC judge found Microsoft's Xbox violated four ...


As Apple Dominates US Sales, Smartphone Focus Shifts Overseas
But when you do the math, the overseas market is where the true smartphone battle is now taking place. For now, Apple still owns the US market. Since the beginning of 2011, Apple has sold about 39.1 million iPhones through the top three US carriers - a...


Google's early Android expectations revealed in 2010 presentation
The Guardian (blog)
Lowlights included Android being "behind on music, video, books", as well as a "low rate of app purchases" in its Android Market app store, which Rubin contrasted with the company's key rival: "Apple momentum continues with strong launches (iPad, iOS,...

The Guardian (blog)

Samsung confirms quad-core processor for next flagship Galaxy smartphone
Apple Insider
The handset is expected to be the third-generation of its flagship Galaxy S smartphone. The company has released information about the new processor for the device in a bid to attract interest from other handset makers, Reuters reports.

Samsung S3 gets quad-core, better than Motorola Droid Fighter?
Stark Insider
Quad-core Android looks to soon be a reality on these shores. Samsung has revealed that its upcoming Galaxy S3 Android smartphone will run on an Exynos 4 Quad, a 32nm chip that will enable full 1080p HD streaming (at 30 fps), smooth multi-tasking ...

Stark Insider

Judge favors Motorola over Microsoft in Xbox 360 patent case
By Matthew DeCarlo Microsoft has suffered a setback in a dispute with Motorola over patents involving technology in the Xbox 360. In a preliminary ruling Monday, US ITC Judge David Shaw found that Microsoft is infringing on four of the five patents in ...

First BlackBerry 10 smartphone to launch in October, reports say
By Matt Hamblen Computerworld - Reports indicate that the first BlackBerry 10 smartphone will be announced by mid-August and will be launched in October, somewhat earlier than expected. An October launch would give Research in Motion several weeks' ...

Who needs cloud computing?
Los Angeles Times
There are apps for Mac and PC, plus apps for Windows Phone, iOS and through the OneNote app forAndroid, according to the site. Google Drive -- You get 5 GB free, upgradable to a terabyte for $49.99 a month. In addition to allowing you to access your ...

Motorola Solutions to lease floor in Santa Fe Building
Chicago Tribune
Motorola Solutions Inc. has signed a letter of intent to lease one floor at the Santa Fe Building at 224 S. Michigan Ave., a company spokeswoman said Thursday. The Schaumburg-based technology company announced last year it was bringing 400 jobs to ...

Motorola RAZR MAXX hits the UK in mid May
Android Community
We're big fans of the Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX around these parts, due in no small part to its amazing performance in our three-day business trip test. The only thing we're not fond of is Verizon's insistence on a locked bootloader – something that...

Android Community

2006 'Google Phone' Prototype: See What The First Android Phone Almost Looked Like
Huffington Post
In 2006, two years before Google unleashed the very first Android-powered phone (the T-Mobile G1), the company's big idea for consumer smartphones looked a lot like a BlackBerry. According to The Verge, Google's plans for its future line of Android ...

First Gigabit Wi-Fi Routers Ready to Launch - Mac Rumors
By Eric Slivka
Netgear today announced its first 802.11ac-comptaible Wi-Fi router, capable of delivering gigabit speeds up to three times faster than current... ... Support for 802.11ac would obviously also have to be incorporated into Mac and iOS hardware in order for them to take advantage of the new speeds. Apple was one of the leaders in early adoption of 802.11 Wi-Fi technology, with ... With "ac" I think lots of people will think it's an ancient wifi technology. I think people will quickly get that two ...
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors...

Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx hitting the UK in mid-May, available for ...
By Edgar Alvarez
Smart Actions, the remarkably intelligent application exclusive to Motorola Mobility, pushes the limits even further by automating everyday tasks based on triggers like time of day, location, battery levels and more. Never forget to put your phone ...

Microsoft Now Making Even More Money From Android
By Peter Pachal
Microsoft just signed a deal with one of the biggest electronics makers in the world to license technologies related to Android and Chrome. The agreement is with Taiwan's Pegatron, and with it, Microsoft now has patent-licensing deals with ...
Mashable » Mobile

Android Overload: Galaxy S 3 Shows Up In Samsung Kies, AT&T ...
By Chris Chavez
The fast moving world of Android never sleeps and neither do we. In an effort to keep ... In an effort to keep our readers up-to-date on all the comings and goings with Google's mobile OS, we've created the Android Overload. This is the place ...
Android Phone Fans

Snapguide Becomes First iOS App With Pinterest Integration ...
By Colleen Taylor
A Pinterest API has been highly anticipated for months, and this is the first real public glimpse of how iOS apps tied to Pinterest could look once the platform is made accessible on a wider scale (some Android apps have hacked out Pinterest ...

The End Of Android Approaches ... - Business Insider
By Jay Yarow
No matter how you try to slice it, when you give a consumer the choice between an iOS device and an Android device, they are picking the iOS device. We're seeing this play out in the smartphonemarket in the U.S. and we're seeing it play out ...

Google reveals 2006 Android prototype phone in courtroom – Cell ...
By Ryan Whitwam
Google's original Android concept revealed in court. ... The slides said the carrier could use Androidto lure in high-spending customers that would be enamored with Google's services on T-Mobile's unlimited data plans. Android users, the ...

US judge rules that Apple violated one Motorola ... - Android Authority
By Bams Sadewo
Motorola Mobility has scored another win in the patent battle against Apple, and is one step closer to having the iPhone and iPad banned from being sold in the US.
Android Authority

The top 20 U.S. cities for Android nerds | Ubergizmo
By Gene Ryan Briones
Alright, you've seen what a typical Android nerd looks like. Bluestacks made an awesome compilation using data from Nielsen and Facebook. The result was Mr. Android 2011. While this year's Mr. Android 2012 might come around late this ...

SayHi Translate for iOS is like science fiction come true | TUAW ...
By Mel Martin
SayHi Translate for iOS is like science fiction come true. by Mel Martin Apr 25th 2012 at 4:00PM. I remember seeing universal translators on TV and in the science fiction stories I read in my youth. I didn't think it would ever happen, but science ...
TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog

iPad and Wi-Fi sitting in a tree…. — Apple News, Tips and Reviews
By Om Malik
About two years ago, Dominic Orr, the chief executive officer of Aruba Networks (a ARUN) told us that the iPad (and iPhone) was going to act like an accelerant for Wi-Fi in corporations. Two years later, his prediction is coming true.

Verizon's summer and fall smartphone lineup leaked
By Charles West
The folks over at BGR got exclusive information about most, if not all of Big Red's flagshipsmartphone releases for the remainder of 2012, as these devices should put a huge grin on the faces of Verizon customers. Lets get to it, shall we? ... According to BGR, there will be “multiple” MotorolaRAZR models due to hit Verizon in the coming months, one of which will most likely be the MotorolaRAZR HD (or a name similar to that) with a larger and clearer display. What about HTC you ask?

Google's Android Ad Revenues - Business Insider
By Jim Edwards
An internal Google PowerPoint slideshow on Android shows the company expected the mobile operating system to generate projected ad revenues of $1.2 billion by 2013. The slideshow was entered into evidence in litigation between Google ...
Business Insider

Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX navigates you twice longer than the ...
By Phone Arena
Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX navigates you twice longer than the iPhone 4S, promo video touts. Now we know that the question on every Android fan's mind is why in on earth can't other phone makers replicate Motorola's groundbreaking ...
PhoneArena - News

Android.Updtbot | Symantec
Remove Android.Updtbot - Symantec Security Response provides comprehensive internet protection expertise to guard against complex threats, information ...

Google picks Samsung for 4th generation Nexus phone | Android ...
They report, ”Since Samsung has become the top vendor of Android .... choice, they'll name it something needlessly long (I'm looking at you, Epic 4G Touch). ... A LTE network that falls back onto their HSPA+ network is going to be much faster that .... All Motorola devices can become Nexus devices if they use stock Android.

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