Motorola has been found guilty of infringing a patent related to MMS technology by a jury in Delaware. The technology is used for multimedia texting on mobile products and the patent in question was owned by Intellectual Ventures, a company that is unsurprisingly known for patents it holds on intellectual properties.
HTC's recently launched One M9 flagship divided opinion, an extremely good handset for sure, but perhaps too close to the One M8 for comfort. In terms of some of the other flagships currently finding their way to the market, one could even argue that the One M9 is a little undercut in terms of specs and HTC could have gone one step further.
It is public knowledge that Apple dominated the fourth quarter of last year, the all-important Holiday Season. However, the extent of Cupertino's success is still providing stunning statistics, with the latest numbers coming from Good Technology. The company?s Mobility Index Report for the fourth quarter of 2014 shows that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were the runaway smartphone leaders throughout the period.
We've been hearing about a new Sony smartphone recently that will apparently play to the selfie crowd, called the Sony Cosmos. This handset will be a replacement for the Xperia C3, a device that also comes with an above averages front facing camera. Today, there is a fresh image of the Cosmos and the front camera module is clear to see.
Lenovo has released a new smartphone in China today called the Lenovo K3 Note and it will compete with the likes of Xiaomi at and Meizu in the mega-affordable smartphone market. The handset comes with a price tag of just $145, although it is likely to be exclusive to China or other emerging markets.
While the smartwatch has currently been an avenue for tech companies to explore, more traditional watch manufacturers will start to come to the market. While these old names may not be technologically advanced, they know what makes a good timepiece. One of the best in the game, Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer is about to launch its first smartwatch today (March 19th).
The pre-order cycle for the Samsung Galaxy S6 is in full swing now, with the UK the latest nation to have the handset available for pre-orders. Well, not just yet actually as the handset will be starting its per-order run on March 20th, with consumers able to register their interest and have Samsung's Galaxy S6 immediately when it launches.
The mobile gaming market has exploded in recent years, with most major traditional game developers joining the medium. However, arguably the most celebrated name of them all has been absent, I am talking about Nintendo. The Japanese console maker has held off releasing any titles on mobile devices, but that is about to change as Nintendo is collaborating with developer DeNA to produce new titles for smartphones and tablets.
Released in January, Xiaomi's Mi Note is one of the best high end devices on the market. While it is not a flagship (that honor goes to the Mi Note Pro) it is a stellar device at an affordable price, and it has now become even more enticing. The Chinese company has raised the curtain on the Mi Note Natural Bamboo Edition.
Now that Samsung has launched the Galaxy S6, some of its older handsets are becoming even more of an enticing option. Take the very good (if a little uninspired Galaxy S5), the device was a full flagship a few weeks ago, but it is now having a price cut to make way for the GS6. United States based network Sprint has a stellar offer on at the moment that involves the Galaxy S5.