Google Chrome Mobile Has Problem with Patent Issues

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Google Chrome browser for mobile devices subjected to a patent lawsuit from a technology company from the United States. It is EMG Technology, a company that filed the lawsuit. EMG accused Google has violated their own navigation technology. The lawsuit filed earlier this week in eastern Texas court.

Quoted from Cnet, Friday (07/13/2012), this lawsuit seeks to scuttle Google to not distribute Google Chrome into mobile devices that are sold in U.S.

"Mobile Chrome browser directly infringe Patent 196 which is showing mobile web pages on smartphone and tablet using EMG navigation system that has been simplified and patented," a piece of EMG lawsuit content to Google.

EMG spokesperson, Elliot Gottfurcht explained, this technology allows users to navigate on the touch screen with a unique input system and manipulate the screen for zooming and scrolling.

Android Phones still Dominates in United States and Europe

Friday, July 13, 2012

Mobile phones with Android operating system still dominates. Recent data indicate that Android OS become the most widely used by people in United States and Europe. Android's market share in several countries like  United States, Germany, Britain, France, Italy, Spain and Australia has achieved 50%. This was revealed in a research of smartphone sales during the last 12 weeks by the research firm Kantar Worldpanel Comtech.

In all the countries mentioned above, Android is the most popular OS. The lowest penetration in Italy with 49.6% and the highest in Spain with a percentage of 84.1%.

"We see Android sales growth fueled by consumers who swap their phone to smartphone. Android platform today is the easiest to upgrade. Smartphone users stated that the price and multimedia capabilities as the main reason for choosing Android devices," said Dominic Sunnebo, director of Comtech.

iPhone 5 Photos is Circulating Again, It's More Clearly

Friday, July 6, 2012

iPhone 4S successor rumored to be launched late 2012. Rumors about the iPhone 5 continued to arrive, and this time the photographs circulate on the Internet that claimed as the final design of the iPhone 5. The photo shows the iPhone 5 is not much different from the previous generation, iPhone and iPhone 4S 4.

iPhone 5 look bigger. The front is dominated by the glass. While the rear is dominated by metal materials, glass materials exist only in the top and bottom.

$249 iPad Mini Screen Will Be Equipped with IGZO Technology

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Newest computer tablet that made ​​by Apple, iPad Mini with a screen size of 7.85 inches will be released in October this year. The latest news also mentioned that the screen will be made using the mini iPad IGZO technology from Sharp. Its pixel density levels reached 330 ppi or slightly higher than the iPhone 4/4S screen at 326 ppi.

IGZO screen or Indium Gallium Zinc Oxide has a lighter weight and thinner dimensions than other iPad screen that has existed at this time. In addition, the screen has also IGZO contrast and brightness levels are higher, in addition to consuming less power to save battery life.

Previously, the screen IGZO rumored to be used in New iPad, but then canceled due to Sharp as the creator of the screen can not produce in a short time. This time, it could change as Sharp, has partnered with Foxconn.

iPad Mini is also rumored to be priced at 249 dollars. While high-end models of the tablet is presumably to be released on U.S. $ 299 price point.

6 Most Controversial iPhone Applications

Apple's App Store provide a lot of software that can be downloaded. Number of application in App Store is the largest compared to their competitor like Google Play or Windows Marketplace. It's not a secret anymore that Apple act strictly to applications that contain violence and adult elements. Apple also remove applications that received a lot of protests from users.

From a lot of problematic applications, Here are 6 most controversial iPhone Applications ever made.

  1. Exodus International
    This applications originally created as therapy method for homosexual to become normal again. But, this applications was accused contain some anti-gay message, so it got a lot of protests. This application is created by religious institution. Finally Apple remove this applications from Apple Store

Apple Siri vs Google Search

Friday, June 29, 2012

Voice command that available in Google Search seems want to challenge Apple's Siri that has already featured the same features in each of Apple gadget. What if both of those software is compared. Siri vs Google Search? Which one is the best?

Siri is one of amazing features that involved in iPhone 4S. Beside help the user to find what to do, this digital assistant sometimes can make the users smile because of their answer that sometimes funny. But now Google has the same features in their woman voice personal digital assitant that implemented in Android Jelly Bean. This features actually already exist in Android, but the new Google Search already prefect some of the features.

Android Users vs iPod Users Loyalty

Thursday, June 28, 2012

An application research firm, Localytics has published the results of  their research about the use of the application on the mobile platform  Tuesday ago (6/26/2012). Their findings indicate that iOS application are more frequently used than Android application. It can be said that Android users only download the applications but rarely to use it.

The findings were based on retention figures app or how often an application is used. This figure is important for application developers  to know that their application is actually used after has been downloaded.

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