“What’s the best smartphone?” It’s a question I hear at least once or twice a week.
There's no shortage of great Android phones on the market if you're looking to switch, buy your first, or upgrade. Even so, there are certainly some phones that stand above others, either because they have great specs, include good software, get fast updates, or are just a joy to use. Here are five of them, based on…
If you're paying your ISP a monthly modem rental fee, you might as well be throwing money into a black hole. It's never too late to buy your own though, and today's deal offers a great opportunity.
There are something like one million Android phones for every person on the planet right now (plus or minus one). Most of them suck. Many are great. Here's the definitive list that tells you which is which.
While it seemed unlikely, there was always the chance, however remote, that a battle of patents between Microsoft and Motorola could have seen the Xbox 360 taken off store shelves.
The Microsoft v Motorola court case that's been bubbling away since 2010 seems to be heating up in all the wrong ways for the Xbox 360 manufacturer, with a judge involved recommending that the console's US imports and sales be halted immediately.
A story that's been brewing since 2010 just took an interesting turn: a judge from the US International Trade Commission agrees that Microsoft's Xbox 360 infringes upon five patents held by Motorola, mostly related to video codecs. Note this is just a preliminary ruling, and it'll take more decisive court action…
The US International Trade Commission currently has Microsoft under investigation, following a complaint from Motorola that the Xbox 360 violates a number of patents held by the telco.
Not everything inside the Xbox 360 was designed by Microsoft; the console's wi-fi capabilities (hold the jokes) and some its video codecs are licensed from Motorola. And are now the subject of a court battle between the two companies.
If you've ever played a game on a touch screen device, you know just how important it is that the screen recognize, perfectly, what you're stylus or finger is up to at any given moment.