The “Tablet” is Dead.

Ever since I picked up my first tablet (Acer A500), I knew the platform was doomed for productivity. While I really wanted to love my tablet, there was one glaringly obvious ergonomic issue: I had to hold the thing with one hand… Workarounds to Actually Work As time went on (15 minutes) I came to the Read more about The “Tablet” is Dead.[…]

Two Chinese Websites Sold $5,750,000,000 Worth of Stuff in a Single Day!

Often we hear about China being the most important market for Google, or for General Motors or for Apple, or for… pretty much every blue chip company in North America. Of course everyone thinks of the Chinese economy as a good opportunity, but many people don’t understand how humongous it really is. Take the Chinese Internet company Read more about Two Chinese Websites Sold $5,750,000,000 Worth of Stuff in a Single Day![…]

The Patent System Just Died – Apple Now Owns the Page Turn

This design patent, titled, “Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface,” gives Apple the exclusive rights to the page turn in an e-reader application. Yes, that’s right. Apple now owns the page turn. You know, as when you turn a page with your hand. An “interface” that has been around for hundreds Read more about The Patent System Just Died – Apple Now Owns the Page Turn[…]

Samsung bumps up the price of Apple’s processors by 20%

Well, can’t say we didn’t see this coming. Now that Samsung is selling more volume than Apple, it only makes sense for Samsung to push Apple away from it’s manufacturing; Samsung needs the capacity for the S4. Every iPhone or iPad or iPod touch that you see in the wild, they all have processors inside Read more about Samsung bumps up the price of Apple’s processors by 20%[…]

Galaxy S3 takes No. 1 position in smartphone market, overtaking Apple!

(Reuters) – Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy S3 became the world’s best-selling smartphone model last quarter, pushing aside Apple Inc’s iPhone, which has dominated the chart for more than two years, research firm Strategy Analytics said on Thursday. Strategy Analytics estimated Samsung sold 18 million S3 models in the third quarter, compared with iPhone 4S sales of Read more about Galaxy S3 takes No. 1 position in smartphone market, overtaking Apple![…]

Judge agrees to consider Samsung’s accusations of juror misconduct in Apple patent trial

Yesterday, Judge Koh issued a statement saying that at a December 6th hearing, “the Court will consider the questions of whether the jury foreperson concealed information during voir dire [jury selection], whether any concealed information was material, and whether any concealment constituted misconduct. An assessment of such issues is intertwined with the question of whether Read more about Judge agrees to consider Samsung’s accusations of juror misconduct in Apple patent trial[…]

Apple posts snide response to Samsung to satisfy UK judge, 6 year-olds everywhere smirk.

Apple. Apple. Apple. After going to court in the UK and accusing Samsung of copying the iPad, Apple ultimately lost the lawsuit and was ordered by the judge to post a statement on their website saying Samsung did not copy Apple. Today, Apple posted that statement and it’s a doozy! This statement feels like it Read more about Apple posts snide response to Samsung to satisfy UK judge, 6 year-olds everywhere smirk.[…]