HTC and Apple settle out-of-court

HTC to pay Apple $6 to $8 patent licensing fee Apple and rival smartphone maker have settled out-of-course and signed-in a 10-year agreement of licensing fee. All the lawsuits between Apple and HTC were withdrawn following the agreement. HTC will reportedly pay Apple a fee ranging from $6 to $8 per phone. After the agreement,…

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Microsoft released Windows 8 smartphone

October 29 is not an ideal day for new product launches, but two of the biggest tech companies, Microsoft and Google have released their new smartphones on the day. Because of hurricane Sandy, Google canceled the formal press meet and informally launched its new tablet and new smartphone. Microsoft however went ahead with it’s pre-planned…

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Apple’s latest antenna target – Droid X

After the report published by Consumer Reports about the iPhone 4 antenna problem, it seems, Apple has taken the issue a bit more seriously. After the iPhone 4 press conference last week, Apple has posted a few new pages on the issue in its website including, new antenna performance page. The page highlights how several…

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HTC seeks ban on sales of iPhone, iPod, and iPad

Now, it is HTC, who is suing Apple in response to a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Apple in March.  HTC, a Taiwan based smart-phone manufacturer, makes phones based on Google Inc and Microsoft Corp software. In the lawsuit, HTC is accusing Apple of infringing five HTC patents but, didn’t specify the patents by names….

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