Google Buys 222 More IBM Patents
Google has purchased yet more patents from IBM. The company recently added 222 more patents from IBM's massive aresenal to the 2,000 patents it purchased last year. A Google spokesperson confirmed the acquisition to PCWorld, but declined to say why Google wanted this particular batch of patents. Patents have come to serve as the weapons used and the armor worn by smartphone companies in the battle for dominance in the market.
HTC and Under Armour Launch Fitness Kit
Jan 5, 2016
Under Armour and HTC today announced UA HealthBox, a $400 box containing a suite of health and fitness hardware designed to work with the UA Record app for Android and iOS. The core device is the UA Band wrist wearable, which tracks basic heart rate and activity.
Review: Urban Armor Gear Cases for Samsung Galaxy S8
Urban Armor Gear (UAG) makes a range of semi-rugged cases for today's top smartphones. The UAG Plasma Series and UAG Monarch Series for the Samsung Galaxy S8 are more industrial-looking than most, but offer a higher degree of protection in return.
Microsoft Trots Out Nokia 222 Feature Phone
Aug 25, 2015
Microsoft today announced the Nokia 222, a bar-style feature phone that runs Nokia Series 30+ and includes only the most essential functions. The Nokia 222's core apps include MSN Weather, Bing Search, Opera Mini, as well as Facebook, Facebook Messenger, and Twitter.
T-Mobile and Sprint Agree to Merge and Unite Under T-Mobile Brand and Leadership
Apr 29, 2018
T-Mobile and Sprint today announced plans to merge in an all-stock deal that will create a "New T-Mobile" worth $146 billion. The new company's combined radio spectrum assets will allow it to accelerate deployment of 5G technology.