Tag Archive: appeal


LG G7 ThinQ review: Wide angle, narrow appeal

LG’s new flagship is rarely exciting, but look past that and you’ll find a great little phone with an audiovisual focus.

The G7 may be a tough sell at its $ 750 launch price, but there’s not much to complain about here. The new LG flagship gets most of the fundamentals right, and offers stand-out features in the form of a Quad DAC-powered headphone jack, and the best wide-angle camera.

LG G7 ThinQ

  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia XZ2 preview: Slimmer bezels, wider appeal

The right direction. The wrong carrier strategy.

I have a confession: I really like Sony phones. More accurately, I like the idea of Sony phones — the ones that, over the years, have debuted to passionate pleas by reviewers to improve camera quality and get rid of dem bezels.

The Xperia XZ1, which debuted during IFA last year, didn’t get rid of the bezels, but it did give the former — the camera quality — a fighting chance.  [Read More…]

Which of the Moto Mods appeal to you?

Earlier today, Lenovo announced the Moto Z and the Moto Z Force, two flagship level phones looking to redefine what is means to be modular for a smartphone. Aside from the high-end hardware offered in these phones, the biggest feature Lenovo touted was the ability to snap-on different back plates called Moto Mods that allow

Google loses court appeal in Russian Android anti-trust case

Google may have to face a fine and change the way they distribute Android to device makers in Russia. A court in that country has denied Google’s appeal in its anti-trust case against Russia’s local search engine Yandex.

Yandex filed a complaint with the country’s privacy watchdog, the Federal Antimonopoly Service, in early 2015, claiming that Google had violated Russia’s anti-trust laws by requiring the pre-installation of certain applications on devices that used Android. The FAS  [Read More…]

Samsung wins appeal in $120 million patent dispute with Apple

The $ 120 million ruling in Apple’s favor has been overturned by the U.S. appeals court, as Samsung was found to have not infringed upon the patents. Samsung was accused of infringing on Apple’s “quick links” patent and two other patents, and the initial ruling went in Apple’s favor. Reuters reports:

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C., said Samsung Electronics Co Ltd did not infringe Apple’s “quick links” patent, and that  [Read More…]

Apple asks Supreme Court to reject Samsung’s appeal in ongoing patent battle

Apple has requested that the U.S. Supreme Court reject Samsung’s latest appeal in the ongoing patent case between the two tech giants. As reported by Re/Code, Apple submitted a written argument to the court in which it called the case “unexceptional:”

“Samsung had its day in court — many days, in fact — and the properly instructed jury was well-justified in finding that Samsung copied Apple’s designs and should pay the damages that the statute expressly authorizes,”  [Read More…]

US court repels Samsung’s appeal against Apple over patent infringements

A US appeals court has rejected Samsung‘s appeal to reconsider an earlier decision made against the South Korean company. It’s alleged Samsung has infringed on multiple Apple patents, covering the company’s iPhone. Samsung appealed against the ruling and received support from the likes of Facebook and Google, but this latest rejection is yet another blow to the tech giant.

[Read More…]

Sprint gets in on the ‘six appeal’ with Galaxy S6 teaser

Not to be outdone by AT&T and T-Mobile, Sprint has gotten in on the Galaxy S6 teasing action today, too. The carrier in yellow has published an email sign-up page featuring a side view of the device and the words “Six Appeal.”

HTC handset ban in Germany imminent as HTC withdraws IPCom patent injunction appeal

htc_3g_banned

German residents planning on getting an HTC phone within the next few months are advised to buy the device as soon as possible.  According to a new report, HTC has withdrawn its appeal against an injunction that was granted to IPCom in Germany, which essentially banned the sales of HTC’s 3G devices.  HTC appealed the injunction in 2009 and has been allowed to sell its 3G enabled Android and Windows Phone  [Read More…]