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Apple ban not specific to OS version
Published in News
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 04:14

Apple ban not specific to OS version


Investigation: 
Ban stays during 10 days “appeal”

Monday was a busy day for both Apple and Qualcomm as the Fuzhou Intermediate People’s Court in China has granted  Qualcomm’s request for two preliminary injunctions against four Chinese subsidiaries of Apple Inc., ordering them to immediately cease infringing upon two Qualcomm patents through the unlicensed importation, sale and offers for sale in China of the iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X.

China court bans iPhone 6S to X sales
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 00:56

China court bans iPhone 6S to X sales


Qualcomm patent infringement

Today is a big day in the tech industry especially for Qualcomm and Apple as after years of legal battle, a Chinese court decided that Apple is infringing two Qualcomm’s patents, resulting in the immediate ban of import and sale and offers for sale for various phones.

How Apple controls what employees say
Published in News
Monday, 10 December 2018 12:14

How Apple controls what employees say


Not allowed to use the words crash, hang, bug, or problem


Underpaid, over-hyped Apple employees are forbidden from using certain words when talking to customers who might indicate that the product is not up to snuff.

Apple sued for not supplying dust filters
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 12:00

Apple sued for not supplying dust filters


Macs turned into dust bowl 


You think that if you pay to double the price for a laptop that is a year out of date, the supplier might stump up for some basic dust filters. Apple did not think so.

Qualcomm on verge of Apple resolution
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 30 November 2018 10:59

Qualcomm on verge of Apple resolution


CEO Steve Mollenkopf confirms

In a chat with CNBC, Qualcomm’s CEO confirmed that it and Apple are on the doorstep of a resolution of  multi quarter licensing related issues. What CNBC didn’t tell you is that Apple doesn’t want to pay Qualcomm a tiny amount of money as it wants a special and favorable deal.  

Microsoft cements its dominance over Apple
Published in News
Thursday, 29 November 2018 12:16

Microsoft cements its dominance over Apple


Apple loses while Vole gains

Microsoft stock market value surpassed Apple pulling ahead by as much as $3 billion as the Windows software maker benefited from optimism about demand for cloud computing services.

Apple Qualcomm license spat is about $13 per iPhone
Published in Mobiles


Apple wants to pay less

Next time you buy an iPhone that nowadays easily exceeds $1000, € or £, Apple doesn’t want to pay $13 out of the selling price of its phone to Qualcomm. That is what the whole fuss is all about. Qualcomm offers multi model standard essential patents that include 3G/4G and 5G in that price.

Apple under pressure as Brian May loses faith
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 12:24

Apple under pressure as Brian May loses faith


USB-C is a little silhouette of a sham

Fruity cargo cult Apple has always had the enthusiastic support of the music industry, but that is starting to change.

Microsoft more valuable than Apple
Published in News
Monday, 26 November 2018 11:20

Microsoft more valuable than Apple


Vole grows as Apple tanks

Software King of the World Microsoft overtook Apple as the world's most valuable listed company highlighting the change of fortunes for both companies.

Supremes listen to Apple anti-trust case
Published in News
Monday, 26 November 2018 11:06

Supremes listen to Apple anti-trust case


Is a 30 percent cut too high for apps?

Apple’s 30 percent cut on software distribution at its iPhones store is being looked at by the US Supreme Court today.