Oracle and Google continue their legal battle as their respective CEOs issue testimony. Did Google’s Android OS use code ripped off from Java, owned by Oracle? Also, Samsung and Apple continue their feud. Ah, San Francisco, home of the Giants, the sourdough bread bowl, and a huge tech IP litigation fiasco. While we’re seeing fights all over… Continue reading Tech giants duke it out in the courtroom
Smartphone season unofficially started last week with the release of the iPhone 4S. As Android phone makers try to capture their share of the lucrative Christmas market, the volleying for differentiators takes different angles to be as appealing as possible to consumers. For the Motorola Droid Razr, their gimmick is thickness (or lack thereof). This… Continue reading At 7.1mm-thick, Motorola Droid Razr is world’s thinnest smartphone
I’ve been a huge supporter of Android over the past year. Ever since I purchased my Droid X, things have been okay. I’m checking my email, staying on top of social networks, and flinging Angry Birds around. But asking any more of my Android device is far too much, and that’s a big problem. What… Continue reading Why I regret the day I purchased anything but an iPhone
Why bring a pistol to a gun battle when you could bring a rocket launcher instead? That was the question on my mind before this year’s release of some impressively sized Android phones. It’s clear now that consumers desire just a little more ass kickage in the palm of their hands; the Motorola Droid X… Continue reading The Droid X Review: Does It Kick Ass or Get Its Ass Kicked?
Apple has been fighting hard against the jailbreak community for years now. Every update Apple dishes out feels like its a direct punch to the kidney to those wishing to install third-party applications to their device. Another heavyweight, Motorola, is taking large steps to lock down their new devices as well. Efuse Chip The new… Continue reading Apple vs. Motorola: Who Can Lock It Down
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJG7pbSRvJ8[/youtube] AntennaGate continues, and Apple is determined to alienate every single other mobile tech company in the world in order to prove that its iPhone 4 antenna really isn’t that big a deal. With the Blackberry Bold 9700, HTC Droid Eris and Nokia N97 mini already displayed on their “we’re no worse than anyone else,… Continue reading Apple Posts Motorola Droid X Death Grip Video
Man, it’s like privacy snafus are the new wardrobe malfunction or something. Not to be outdone by other privacy stories in the news, it seems the HTC Incredible’s Sense UI has got a nasty trick up its sleeve. As you may or may not be aware, Sense UI periodically takes a snapshot of your web… Continue reading Oh, Snap! Droid Incredible Sneaks Peeks at Your Web Adventures
Video and pictures of the hotly-anticipated Motorola Droid 2 have leaked out on the Internet, reaching us via Droid Life. The images confirm the new phone will keep that physical keyboard (proving there’s life outside of Apple’s focus on touch as the user interface), but the keyboard has been improved, with raised keys and no… Continue reading Look At The Motorola Droid 2