Court Tells Aio Wireless to Pick a Different Color
T-Mobile today announced that it has triumphed over Aio Wireless regarding a trademark infringement lawsuit. T-Mobile believes Aio Wireless's use of a "plum" color in its logo was too close to T-Mobile's own magenta color and branding. It sued Aio Wireless, insisting the company switch colors to avoid consumer confusion. A federal court agreed with T-Mobile's position. Aio has been told to cease using the color in its marketing, advertising, stores, web sites, and social media. Aio Wireless is owned and operated by AT&T.
Galaxy S8 to Cost $750, S8+ to Cost $850: Carriers Share Launch Details
Samsung's new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones will cost $750 and $850, respectively. The phones share almost all features other than size and both ship with 64 GB of internal storage.
More Carriers and Phone Makers Agree to Adopt Google's RCS-Based 'Android Messages' Service
Google today said more wireless network operators and handset manufacturers will use Android Messages, its RCS-based messaging service, as the default SMS/MMS tool on their phones. (Android Messages was previously known as Google Messenger.) Some of the features of RCS, which is a global standard, include group chat, high-resolution photo sharing, advanced calling features, and read receipts.
Alcatel A30 Reaches Amazon Prime for Just $60
Amazon recently added the Alcatel A30 to its roster of Prime Exclusives. This entry-level Android handset includes a 5-inch HD screen and a 1.1 GHz Snapdragon 210 processor with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage.
E Ink Reveals Full-Color ePaper Display
E Ink today announced Advanced Color ePaper (ACeP), which is a full-color reflective display. E Ink says this is the first time an electrophoretic display can produce color in every pixel without the use of a color filter array.
Come On, Really?
Color is extremely subjective, you might not think it is, but it is. If you doubt this, go to a paint store and look...
well Im glad the court agreed with me...
I mean how atrociously awful is your company and corporate image when you need to make your customers think your someone else?
And to say that people should just know, read the words, etc etc...this isnt about the words or website layout, this is about the color, which is an essential facet of corporate branding.
I work in the industry, and when they first tried to steal, I mean copy, I mean come close to matching t-mobiles color, I cut the banner from AIO's page and sent a color swatch to multiple people who also work in the industry, with much more cellular knowledge than your everyday, a...