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Samsung Ordered To Pay Apple $119.6m In Damages

05/02/2014, In the recent Apple versus Samsung trial, it looks like the jury has come to a decision and have found that Samsung had willfully infringed upon two of Apple’s patents. Apple had originally attempted to sue Samsung for four patents, but only two were...

Man Drives Around With Cellphone Jammer, Fined $48,000

05/02/2014, How many times have we driven behind someone driving either very slow or erratically simply because they were too distracted by their mobile phone, either by texting while driving or talking while driving? We understand it can be particularly infuriating...

Google Hit With Antitrust Lawsuit Over Android

05/02/2014, Considering that Android is a product of Google, does it really come as a huge surprise that Android (for the most part) comes bundled with Google’s own products and services, like Google Search, YouTube, Gmail, Google Maps, and so on? Well apparently...

Supreme Court To Rule On Warrantless Searches Of Electronic Devices

04/28/2014, The other day we reported that the US Department of Justice had proposed a warrantless search on suspects, thus allowing law enforcement officers to search a suspect’s phone without the need for a warrant. This might sound like an invasion of privacy...

COPPA Act Prevents Cortana From Being Used By Those Under 13

04/25/2014, The other day we reported that those who installed Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview and had Cortana up and running encountered a strange error. It seems that if there was a Microsoft account linked to their phone that had a user under the age of 13,...

Mandatory Kill Switch Bill In California Fails To Pass

04/24/2014, Lawmakers have been pushing for OEMs of mobile devices to introduce kill switches in their phones. They believe that by doing so, it would deter smartphone theft since a dead phone is essentially a worthless chunk of plastic, glass, and metal. That being...

Department Of Justice Argues For Warrantless Phone Searches

04/23/2014, Adding a smartphone kill switch is not only a way to deter smartphone theft, but could also potentially lead to money being saved by consumers. Lawmakers have pushed for OEMs and carriers to implement kill switches and it was only recently that a bunch of...

Major Record Labels Hit Pandora With Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

04/17/2014, We’re sure that even before Pandora set up shop, they had approached music labels and publishers in order to secure the rights to stream the songs performed by a variety of artists and bands. If they didn’t we’d have expected to see the company hit...

BlackBerry Pushing For Immediate Ban Of Typo Keyboard Sales

04/14/2014, Earlier this year, BlackBerry filed a lawsuit against Typo over the design of the latter’s keyboard accessory for the iPhone. It’s easy to see why, after all while there are plenty of keyboard cases for the iPhone, none of them comes this close to...