The California Institute of Technology says Nokia, LG Electronics, STMicroelectronics and Toshiba are among a number of companies that have infringed its patents. Its legal complaint lists nine patents related to camera technology.
The recent news that the Symbian Foundation was becoming a licensing body and cutting back on day-to-day operations will result in the organisation’s web sites closing on 17th December 2010, according to an announcement at the weekend.
Mark Bridge writes:
James's recent trip down memory lane reminded me of a moment in 1998 when a major mobile phone manufacturer promised phones that 'gave you wings'. No, not Red Bull. No, not Red Bull Racing partner LG. It was Motorola.
Windows Phone 7 has only been available for a few weeks and already there’s an unlocking solution available. ChevronWP7 isn’t a ‘network’ unlock but enables WP7 users to ‘sideload’ applications that aren’t available from the Windows Mobile Marketplace.
James Rosewell writes:
Whilst flicking through my drawer full of old handsets I thought back to a time when Apple produced a new MP3 player, newspaper editors didn't know what a smart phone was, and Android was only a press release. A quick flick through YouTube threw up the following interview with Microsoft's Steve Balmer offering his thoughts.