Samsung Gets a HUGE Break in it’s Apple Settlement

Way back in 2012 Samsung and Apple had a court dispute in which Apple got award a whopping $930 million dollars in damages.  This was for "violating Apple's intellectual property."  Well that ruling was partly reversed. It seems that Samsung did not violate Apple's trade dress — broader elements of design and aesthetic that dictate the presentation of Apple's gadgets.  This got the damages dropped... a lot all they way down too $548...

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Android One not “The One” After All?
Apr15

Android One not “The One” After All?

Last year Google decided that they would like to start to control the low end market of smartphones and not let their customer user experience be highjacked by some manufacture that has no cares for the user at all.  They decided to start Android One.  These handsets would run stock Android, get quick updates and cost less than 100USD.  They would be a poor mans Nexus device. Turns out that these devices aren't catching on as well as...

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HTC One E9 Renders Leak
Mar27

HTC One E9 Renders Leak

  HTC will soon release their "mid range" One E9.  This device is HTC's affordable flagship that normally gets released a few months after the One M series is out.  According to several services the above picture is what this device will look like and that these are the three colors it will come in. Rumor has two different models coming.  There is the One E9 with a 13mp camera and the One E9 Plus with a 20mp camera.  There is no...

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HTC One E9 Leaks: Pics and Specs
Mar11

HTC One E9 Leaks: Pics and Specs

For the most part HTC will put out a flagship device and than in few months launch an "almost flagship" device that does everything the flagship does, with less design style points, but cheaper.  This year doesn't look to be any different.  Above is a leaked picture of the HTC One E9 a device that is (right now) destined for China. While we don't have a price on this device yet we have specs and they are actually pretty impressive....

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How to Get Mobile Consumers to Upgrade
Mar05

How to Get Mobile Consumers to Upgrade

In the past when new flagships came out there was ton of new cool "must have" features that would make you break your piggy bank and order one the day it came out.  Recently however it seems that nothing like that has come around.  The Yota phone with it's dual screen has been out for years now and while the Samsung Galaxy Edge is pretty cool it's not getting me to drop 300 bucks and sign a new contract. I only am writing this post...

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BlackBerry Shows Off New Device Than Makes Us Forget About it With This
Mar03

BlackBerry Shows Off New Device Than Makes Us Forget About it With This

Blackberry showed up at Mobile World Congress with a new phone in tow and called the BlackBerry Leap five inch display, 8mp camera, 2GB of ram all for only 279USD unlocked.  The Leap should be what I am writing a post on here it's a great device for the money however it is not.... What I am writing about is the BlackBerry Slider.  This device is throwback to devices like Dell Venue Pro where OEM's give up the craziness of sub 8mm...

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