Tag Archive: Agrees

Consumer Reports agrees with Apple: Bendgate is ‘overblown’

With Bendgate causing some worrywarts to question the structural integrity of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Consumer Reports set out to answer the question: “How much force does it take for a phone to bend — and not bend…Read more ›

Apple Agrees To Pay More City Taxes Under New Mothership Deal

Apple and the city of Cupertino have reached an agreement that will see the tech giant paying more taxes to the city as part of the deal for its new Apple Campus 2 project. The new deal is up to…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Reputable Analyst Agrees With Munster: The Apple HDTV Will Enter Living Rooms In 2015

It’s hard to think of two analysts as different frome one another as Gene Munster and KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. While Munster has foolishly prattled on, predicting an Apple HDTV set every single year for at least five years…Read more ›

The post Reputable Analyst Agrees With Munster: The Apple HDTV Will Enter Living Rooms In 2015 appeared first on Cult of Mac.

    [Read More…]

Apple Agrees To Pay $10 Million For Patents Originally Created By Palm


Palm and its line of smartphones might be extinct, but its patents have managed to live on after the company’s death, and Apple’s ready to scoop some of them up.

Apple reached an agreement with Japan’s ACCESS Co., Ltd. to license $ 10 million worth of patents that were originally created by Palm and PalmSource. Other patents were included in the deal from Bell Communications and Geoworks as well.

The  [Read More…]

Judge Agrees To Re-Examine Jury Foreman Who Awarded Apple $1.05b In Damages

Jury foreman Velvin Hogan.

Judge Lucy Koh has agreed to re-examine the role of jury foreman Velvin Hogan, who found Samsung guilty of patent infringement and awarded Apple more than $ 1 billion in damages earlier this year. Samsung requested a retrial back in October after it became apparent that Hogan failed to disclose details of a lawsuit against Seagate that he was involved in 20 years ago.

Samsung is a major investor in  [Read More…]

Apple Agrees To Pay Swiss Federal Railway Service For Purloined iOS 6 Clock Design

What’s good for the goose should be good for the gander. Apple gives other companies a lot of flack for ripping off their intellectual property, but in iOS 6, they ripped off the design of a classic clock designed by Hans Hilfiker which has been both trademarked and copyrighted by the Swiss Federal Railway Service.

It seems unlikely that the transgression was willful, but it was still sloppy of Apple  [Read More…]

Apperian Agrees That The Future Of Mobile Management Is All About The Apps

Mobile app management vendor Apperian responds to our post on the future of mobile management.

Earlier this week, I took a look at the ways mobile management has changedsince Apple introduced mobile management features in iOS 4 two years ago. The biggest change has been the evolution of what constitutes effective and secure mobile management, which has shifted from securing the physical and operating system features of iOS, Android, and BlackBerry devices  [Read More…]

IBM Agrees With Apple: PCs Are History

Photo by fhwrdh – http://flic.kr/p/tj4AF

The engineer who helped created the first IBM PC 30 years ago Friday, marked the upcoming anniversary by announcing his primary computer is a tablet. Mark Dean, now IBMs Chief Technology Officer for the Middle East and Africa, writes PCs are going the way of the vacuum tube and typewriter.   When I helped design the PC, I didnt think Id live long enough to witness  [Read More…]