LG and Samsung Hit with Android-Based Patent Suit
A company called Vertical Computer Systems has filed a lawsuit against LG and Samsung alleging that the companies' Android handsets violate two of Vertical Computer Systems' patents. Vertical specifically calls out the LG Ally, four Samsung Galaxy S models and Samsung's Galaxy Tab in the lawsuit, which was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. IDG News points out that Vertical has successfully sued companies — including Microsoft — over patent infringement. Vertical didn't specify what it is seeking from LG and Samsung in the new lawsuit.
Feb 20, 2019
The tenth edition of Samsung's Galaxy S series of flagship phones includes, for the first time, four different models spanning a range of sizes and price points. Samsung announced the Galaxy S10 series today at an event in San Francisco.
Feb 6, 2020
Google has updated its Maps app for iOS and Android with a new tab bar. The standard default view is now the "Explore" tab.
Jan 8, 2021
Motorola today unveiled a full lineup of four new affordable phones, including three g-series models ranging from $169 – $299 and one 5G model for $399. All four feature large batteries (4,000 – 5,000 mAh) and large displays (6.5 – 6.8 inches).
Feb 11, 2020
A multi-state anti-trust lawsuit to stop the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile has failed. New York Attorney General Letitia James issued a statement saying "There is no doubt that reducing the mobile market from four to three will be bad for consumers, bad for workers, and bad for innovation, which is why the states stepped up and led this lawsuit.