Sources: Scribd, U.S. ITC
quote: Make phones, not lawsuits!
quote: Motorola represented to the Institute and the 3G Project that it would “ grant irrevocable licences under the [intellectual property rights] on terms and conditions which are in accordance with . . . the [Institute’s] [intellectual property rights] Policy.”
quote: Apple’s original iPhone went on sale in June 2007. Apple’s original iPhone contained an Infineon baseband chipset, which incorporated technology covered by patents that Motorola has declared as essential. Apple purchased the Infineon baseband chipset through a manufacturing agreement with Chi Mei Corporation, which manufactured the Infineon baseband chipset under a licensing agreement with Motorola. On August 4, 2007, Motorola gave Chi Mei a 60-day suspension notice on its licensing agreement.
quote: If somebody got punched in the face, would you be agitated if they decided to stand up for themselves and punch back?
quote: And you really believe that Google doesn't want to lock you into their platform?
quote: And they are open to the world?
quote: Text Only getting to such an incredibly ridiculous low point could ever bring about patent reform.
quote: Metallo: What are you gonna do, destroy the world?Vandal Savage: Noting so crude. Half. Two-thirds at the most.
quote: They are like the wise old godfather, infinate in wisdom and patience.
quote: To be clear Google's patent is almost laughably ubiquitous -- it's basically claiming that any messaging client that uses Wi-Fi or cellular data connections is in violation of its patent. But again, logic and reason have long since left town in patent land in the U.S.
quote: "As we mentioned in our earlier post, SunSpider is a small enough benchmark that it really acts as a cache test" They've been saying for a long time it's an outdated benchmark.
quote: Every other benchmark test that the LG Optimus G appears in it's either close to or ahead of the iPhone 5.
quote: And the S3 beats the iPhone 5 quite soundly in the GeekBench tests, despite the incorrect figures some sites have been propogating around the web.
quote: Although Geekbench is cross platform, I wouldn't recommend using this data to do anything other than compare iOS devices. I've looked at using Geekbench to compare iOS to Android in the past and I've sometimes seen odd results.
quote: To be fair iPhones have always had strong GPUs, which along with a well-optimised OS have helped to compensate for the very weak CPU. The CPU's now less weak but it's still a bit last-year.