ZTE Licenses 3D Android User Interface Technology
ZTE today indicated that it has licensed the Embedded Inflexion UI product from Mentor Graphics. The Inflexion UI tools will allow ZTE to create 2D and 3D user interfaces for its future Android smartphones. According to Mentor Graphics, its product offers drag-and-drop functionality for creating user interfaces and will reduce the time it will take ZTE to develop new user interfaces and reduce the time it will take to get them to market. Terms of the licensing deal were no disclosed.
ZTE Overture 2 a Bargain for $50 at Cricket Wireless
Cricket Wireless today announced the ZTE Overture 2, an entry-level Android smartphone that it is selling for $50. The Overture 2 features a 4.5-inch FWVGA display, 5-megapixel main camera, VGA user-facing camera, 8 GB of storage, and support for memory cards up to 32 GB.
AT&T's GoPhone Now Selling the ZTE Maven
AT&T's prepaid unit today added the ZTE Maven to its roster of inexpensive handsets. The Maven is a rebadged Overture 2, which is sold by AT&T's Cricket Wireless business.
ZTE May Lose Access to Google's Android Operating System
ZTE and Google have met to discuss what to do concerning the Commerce Department's action this week that bans U.S. companies from selling components and software to ZTE.
ZTE Looking to Appeal Export Ban
ZTE is planning to appeal a ban recently placed on exports, reports Reuters. Last week, the U.S.
Commerce Department Agrees to Let ZTE Get Back to Business
The Trump administration has handed ZTE an olive branch, according to sources cited by the New York Times and Reuters. The Commerce Department has brokered a deal that will allow ZTE to resume operations as long as it agrees to pay a substantial fine, submit to American compliance officers, and wholly change is management team.