Apple Blocked from Pursuing Kodak Lawsuit
Apple will not be allowed to pursue a patent-related lawsuit against Eastman Kodak while the ailing imaging giant is restructuring under bankruptcy protection. The judge overseeing Kodak's bankruptcy proceedings described such an action as an "inappropriate way forward." Apple alleges that Kodak is violating patents it holds with respect to previewing images on an LCD screen. The judge encouraged both parties to continue negotiations over potential licensing fees. Kodak is looking to sell a number of its patents as part of its restructuring process.
Hands-On: Bullitt's Kodak Phone
Bullitt made an Android smartphone with Kodak's name on it. That's almost all there is to say about this handset, but we'll squeeze out a few more words for you in this hands-on report.
Hands On with the Kodak Ektra
Bullitt Group is back with another Kodak-branded smartphone and believes it has a better combination of form, features, and functionality in the Ektra. The Ektra clearly taps into the nostalgia factor thanks to its resemblance to older cameras.
Kodak Ektra Is More Camera Than Phone
Bullitt Group today announced the Kodak Ektra, an Android smartphone that focuses on providing a steady camera experience. Bullitt is the company behind CAT phones and made another Kodak-branded phone earlier this year.
Kodak Phone To Be Shown at CES
Kodak this week revealed plans to produce Kodak-branded Android phones. The first phone will focus on a "rich" but simple experience for "consumers who want a high-end experience but aren't always as comfortable using increasingly complicated mobile devices as they would like to be".
So apparently Tim Cook and the Apple board of directors are a little more amenable to reason than Steve Jobs was....
Dude, seriously...Apple, WTF is wrong with you?
I will be happy when I see some of these companies giving Apple a taste of their own medicine!
Problem is, if you look you will see Kodak has become just as bad as Apple is patent suits. To be fair, if Apple or any others can't sue Kodak because of Chapter 11 protection, they shouldn't be allowed to pursue their suits against othe...