It appears that the long and bloody court battle between Samsung and Apple hit a wall today when the US Supreme Court refused to hear Samsung’s appeal of a ruling that awarded Apple $120 million.
Before we get into the ruling, let’s backtrack a bit and establish some context. Back in May 2014, a San Jose, California federal court ruled that Samsung infringed several Apple patents that allowed for several popular iPhone features, such as slide-to-unlock, autocorrect, and the ability for information like addresses and phone numbers to automatically turn into links.Editor’s Pick Samsung mocks iPhones (and iPhone fans) in new ad
Back in 2012 Samsung [...]
As we look back at cell phones from the past couple of years, we can see several trends emerge. These range from dual-camera setups, to bezel-less designs, dropping the headphone jack, and more. The next trend we see might be foldable phones. ZTE recently released the Axon M and we know that Samsung is working on a foldable device too. So, who’s next? If you guessed Huawei, you might be right.
Speaking to CNET, the CEO of Huawei’s consumer group, Richard Yu confirmed that the company is currently working on a foldable phone. Though it is currently working on the device, it’s not yet ready for release. Yu said that it could be ready as early as next year, but it needs a [...]
Huawei recently took the wrap off its new Mate 10 lineup. The Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro both feature a dual-camera setup that leverages a 12 MP RGB and a 20 MP monochrome sensor to capture pictures and video. The camera testing and consulting firm DxOMark recently took a look at the Mate 10 Pro and had high praise for its camera.Editor’s Pick DxOMark scores shouldn’t be your definitive camera rating system Over the last few years flagship devices have pushed the boundaries of what a mobile camera can offer. Every year sensors have improved and the addition elements like better image stabilization and dual cameras added new shooting …
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Vic Gundotra, former Senior Vice President of Social at Google, doesn’t seem to be a big fan of Android smartphone cameras phones. What’s more, according to him, it’s not the OEMs’ fault, but Android’s.
In a Facebook post on his personal profile from the weekend, Gundotra claimed that “the end of DSLR for most people has already arrived.” To back his claims up, he posted a couple of photos, taken with his iPhone in portrait mode, “in a restaurant, … with no flash,” labelling them as “stunning.”
What prompted the former Google SVP to address Android phones and their cameras specifically was a reply from [...]