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Kelly Hodgkins

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Apple files second patent infringement lawsuit against HTC

June 23rd, 2010

Apple launched yet another attack against HTC this week with a second patent infringement lawsuit filed in Delaware District Court. This second lawsuit focuses specifically on four patents held by Apple; two of which were included in the original lawsuit and two which are new to this second lawsuit. The patents cited include: Patent 7,383,453: …

Samsung and T-Mobile launch the Gravity T, the Gravity 3, and the Smiley

June 23rd, 2010

Samsung took a step towards world cell phone domination on Wednesday by launching three new messaging-centric handsets with T-Mobile US. These three QWERTY-packing handsets include the touchscreen Gravity T, the side slider Gravity 3, and the entry-level Smiley. The Gravity T and Gravity 3 are the next generation of T-Mobile’s popular Gravity lineup of handsets …

More chatter about a Verizon Wireless iPhone hit Wall Street

June 23rd, 2010

Analysts are contributing in tandem to the rumor mill today by proclaiming the inevitability of a Verizon Wireless-branded iPhone. First is Ben Reitzes of Barclays Capital, who says a Verizon Wireless iPhone could enter production in Q4 2010 and land in the first calendar quarter of 2011. Reitzes estimates that Verizon could sell as many as 9 million iPhones next …

Google to launch new search engine-powered music service

June 22nd, 2010

Google is going to step into the online music business according to The Wall Street Journal, which cites to sources familiar with the matter. The search giant is reportedly in talks with the music industry to offer a music download service that will leverage Google’s position as the top search engine worldwide. The service will be available …

Dev-Team jailbreaks iOS 4 with PwnageTool 4.0

June 22nd, 2010

Short and sweet was the amount of time it took the iPhone Dev-Team to jailbreak iOS 4, at least as far the previous generation of Apple iHardware is concerned. Adding to yesterday’s release of redsn0w beta, PwnageTool 4.0 was set free this afternoon and promises to jailbreak/hacktivate devices provided a specific set of criteria are …

Kinect debuts on Microsoft's online storefront for $149

June 22nd, 2010

Eschewing the traditional press release route, Microsoft has quietly gone live with its Kinect product page and has unofficially confirmed a $149.99 price tag for the highly anticipated motion controller. For those keeping track, this initial MSRP agrees with the pricing that has appeared on both Gamestop’s and Walmart’s websites. Though it is not written …

Amazon selling its entire selection of T-Mobile phones for a penny

June 20th, 2010

Did you miss the free phone promotion at T-Mobile and the Shack on Saturday? Fear not, as Amazon is offering a similar promotion on all T-Mobile handsets in their catalog. The promotion from the online retail giant will cost you one shiny penny and throws in free activation to sweeten the deal. The promotion is running now …

Palm still waiting on Adobe to deliver Flash 10.1 to webOS

June 20th, 2010

Palm conducted a webinar this past week that addressed application development on the webOS platform. One of the questions that arose regarded Flash 10.1 and its status on the webOS platform. Palm Pre owners will fondly recall the rollout of webOS 1.4 back in February which included support for Flash 10. All that was and …

HTC considers EVO 4G screen separation flaw minor; will address screen sensitivity issue in a patch?

June 19th, 2010

Potentially good news for HTC EVO 4G owners, as a circulating rumor suggests that HTC is addressing the screen problems that are reportedly plaguing its flagship WiMAX handset. According to the unofficial source, HTC is aware of the screen separation issue and is playing the waiting game to see if this problem develops further. Currently, the handset manufacturer considers this …