In court on Monday, Apple scored a victory in patent lawsuit against HTC, and, by extension, Google Android. A court ruled that HTC had violated at least two claims within a patent filed by Apple that turns phone numbers and addresses into actionable links. HTC says it is working on a workaround.Read More
According to ABI Research, within the last 12 months Android tablets have gained and now hold 20 percent of the market against iPads. But the analysts don't think the open source OS will ever dominate the tablet market in part because none of the Android-tablet vendors pose enough of a challenge to Apple's iPad.Read More
Toyota, one of the world’s top auto makers, issued an alert to 200 dealers that a software glitch in the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPod Nano 6G can affect the audio in many of their cars. Upon discovery of this technical issue, Toyota warns that Apple’s operating systems are incompatible with the car’s audio. When used, the iPod displays a “Loading” message, and the USB input for the device is completely unusable, leaving the consumer in unexpected silence.
This software glitch with iPhone and iPad devices, which occurred when the iOS4.1 iTunes software update was released last fall, has already impacted tens of thousands of Toyota’s best-selling models that include the Yaris, Corolla, Prius, and LandCruiser.Read More