Few weeks back we told you that Apple’s iPhone and iPad and Samsung’s Android devices will be given security clearance by the Pentagon.
AllThingsD, citing a report published by IDC and App Annie, says that people are spending more money on games for their smartphones and tablets than are spending games on dedicated videogame consoles like the Nintendo DS or PlayStation Vita.
Bill Gates says iPad users are frustrated because they can’t type, can’t create Office documents – What do you think?
Microsoft Chairman, Bill Gates and Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffet discussed the impact of interest rates on investment strategies, and global currencies this morning on CNBC.
During that interview, Bill Gates had some interesting things to say about the tablet and PC market, and also took a shot at Apple’s iPad while explaining the rationale of launching the Surface tablets.
The analysts at IDC have just released new data that shows 49.2 million tablets were shipped during the first quarter of 2013. Last year, during the same quarter, almost six out of every ten tablets sold were made by Apple. This year that number is down to almost four out of ten.
Does that mean the iPad isn’t as popular as it used to be?
Apple Announces WorldWide Developer Conference 2013 From June 10 – 14, Tickets On Sale Tomorrow [Updated]
Earlier this month, Apple’s initial trademark application for the term “iPad mini” was rejected by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for being “merely descriptive” and not unique enough. Another objection the USPTO had was that in one of the submitted website screenshots didn’t have the iPad mini and the “Buy button” close to each other.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has once again rejected a key claim of Apple’s “rubber banding” patent that covers the way content bounces back when a user scrolls to the top or bottom of the page. Back in October last year, the USPTO, in its initial response to a revaluation request, rejected all claims of the rubber banding patent, but has now toned down its stance to allow three of the twenty claims.