Originally Posted by Woochifer
And that list doesn't include the patent pools for the MPEG4/H.264 video encoding and AACS data encryption technologies. Here too, MS will wind up paying royalties...
Originally Posted by Phone-UI-Guy
Exactly. Made me think back to the whole OS2 issue Microsoft had with IBM wanting to pay for KLOCs (thousand lines of code) and Microsoft saying fewer lines is better. Here...
Originally Posted by helicopterben
(4 and 4S are outdated cheaper phones with useless screen size compared to newer phones which includes iphone5)
And yet the dozens of people I know with the 4 and 4S...
as part of its latest bit to attract customers to its own Kindle platform, and away from incumbents like Apple's iOS and Google's Android.
I'm pretty sure the phrase would be latest bid not latest bit.
Originally Posted by barthrh
I just don't see what's with all of these companies that feel the need to generate revenue to cover their costs. Just give it away and make it up in volume!
So you're saying...
Originally Posted by anonymouse
Don't worry, they're just floating the Facebook $1B rumor so Google will step in and buy them for $2B. It'll fit nicely into their portfolio alongside Motorola, and...
Originally Posted by hittrj01
Really? The iPhone is known to be on the cutting edge? I love my iPhone, and don't see myself getting anything else anytime soon, but come on. Apple is well known to take the...