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  • Apple's FaceTime is targeted in a new Patent Infringement Lawsuit

    18 September 2014, 8:09 pm by: Jack Purcher

    Secure Web Conference Corporation based out of Melville, New York has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple. The patent infringement lawsuit concerns Apple's FaceTime and ...
  • Copycat Samsung is racing to Integrate PayPal into Next Watch

    18 September 2014, 4:55 pm by: Jack Purcher

    On Monday PayPal came out swinging against Apple's new electronic wallet called Apple Pay. PayPal ran a full page ad in the New York Times basically saying that if Apple can't protect your Selfies, how will they be able to protect your finances? PayPal's PR…
  • Gartner Thinks that the Apple Watch will trigger more Consumer Interest in the Wearables Space in…

    18 September 2014, 2:56 pm by: Jack Purcher

    Gartner is predicting that by 2016 smartwatches will comprise about 40 percent of consumer wrist worn devices. Gartner said that seven out of the top 10 smartphone vendors have entered the wearables market to date or are about to ship a first product, while a…
  • Apple Files Patents for CarPlay, Touch ID, Deep Audio & More

    18 September 2014, 11:59 am by: Jack Purcher

    On September 18, 2014, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a series of five patent applications from Apple covering such matters as CarPlay, Touch ID, Deep Audio and more. While it's impossible to have high profile inventions roll every week, especially…
  • A Stunner: A New Patent Surfaces Listing Steve Jobs as the Primary Inventor of a Non-Apple Invention

    18 September 2014, 9:47 am by: Jack Purcher

    Most Apple fans knew that Steve Jobs owned a super yacht called Venus that was designed by Philippe Starck's design company Ubik and built by Feadship. Knowing Steve Jobs, he likely had a hand in every aspect of the design. At a cost of US$100 million you…
  • Apple Records their Thirtieth Stylus Related Invention

    18 September 2014, 7:17 am by: Jack Purcher

    On September 18, 2014, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a series of three patent applications from Apple that reveal their ongoing work on developing a future advanced stylus. For the record, Apple now has 30 patent applications on advancing a stylus…
  • Samsung Learns that Smartphones with Biometric Sensors have to be labelled as Medical Devices &…

    17 September 2014, 8:30 pm by: Jack Purcher

    In a new business report that was published in South Korea earlier this week we've learned that Samsung Electronics' smartphone sensor technology has been dragged down by technological and legal problems. The legal issue revolves around smartphones integrating…
  • A Deeper Look at New Apple, Under Tim Cook's leadership

    17 September 2014, 6:57 pm by: Jack Purcher

    After Apple's September ninth event where they introduced the iPhone 6 with a new 5.5 inch version, Apple Pay and Apple Watch, Apple's Tim Cook has gone on a massive PR tour. In the past week we've covered the in-depth Charlie Rose interview and now a new…
  • "Designed by Apple in California" is now a Registered Trademark

    17 September 2014, 2:31 pm by: Jack Purcher

    On September 17, 2014, the US Patent & Trademark Office published Apple's latest registered trademark for "Designed by Apple in California" under ...
  • Apple may have just become a Regulated Financial Institution

    17 September 2014, 12:57 pm by: Jack Purcher

    A recent report posted by Georgetown law professor Adam Levitin after Apple announced their mobile payments service called "Apple Pay," brought up some rather interesting twists that should be noted, if only for interest sake. Levitin is one of 14 academics…
  • LG Wins Contract for AMOLED Apple Watch Displays & Apple Fulfills Patent

    17 September 2014, 10:54 am by: Jack Purcher

    In February 2013 Apple hired a high profile leader in AMOLED displays from LG Display. So it's no wonder that Apple's new Apple Watch display using an AMOLED display will be manufactured by LG Display. Reportedly LG Display will supply ...
  • iPhone 6 Mania: Pre-Orders in Taiwan Sold out in 40 Minutes Flat

    17 September 2014, 10:06 am by: Jack Purcher

    Earlier this morning we reported that TSMC, Apple's A8 processor supplier, placed new follow-up orders for iPhone 6 parts due to high demand. Now the news continues ...
  • TSMC has Placed Follow-Up Orders for iPhone 6 Parts to keep up with Sales Projections

    17 September 2014, 9:37 am by: Jack Purcher

    Projected sales for the iPhone 6 had been in the 80-100 million-range prior to its release on September ninth. Those projections may have a chance of becoming a reality with positive news out of Taiwan today in context with new demand for iPhone parts from…
  • Apple Files for the Apple "Pay" Trademark

    17 September 2014, 8:29 am by: Jack Purcher

    On September 17, 2014, the US Patent & Trademark Office published Apple's latest registered trademark for Apple "Pay" under application number 86393745. For those of you, who missed the Apple Event that introduced Apple Pay, let it be said that "Apple Pay" is…
  • Part Two of the Charlie Rose Interview with Tim Cook now Available

    16 September 2014, 9:11 pm by: Jack Purcher

    In our report covering part one of the Charlie Rose interview with Tim Cook we noted that Rose gave us a teaser about part two of his interview. The teaser was Rose stating that he would ask Tim Cook: "What's beyond the Internet." That certainly got my…
  • While the Federal Appeals Court has just Thrown out the VirnetX Award Against Apple, VirnetX Files a…

    16 September 2014, 2:37 pm by: Jack Purcher

    In November 2012 we reported that Apple lost their FaceTime Patent Lawsuit to VirnetX. A US court had ruled that Apple should pay damages to a Connecticut-based company because its FaceTime video chat tool had infringed the firm's patents. VirnetX was awarded…
  • Actually LG Dislikes Samsung more than Apple

    16 September 2014, 1:14 pm by: Jack Purcher

    On the topic of competition, Apple's CEO Tim Cook recently told Charlie Rose that he viewed Google as their top competitor. When pressed as to why it wasn't Samsung, Cook noted that it's Google that supplies Android to Samsung, and others. C'mon Charlie, did…
  • Samsung Vows to Advance Tizen OS in Wearables & Beyond

    16 September 2014, 10:53 am by: Jack Purcher

    In a recent interview with Charlie Rose, Apple's CEO Tim Cook was asked who Apple's number one competitor was. Although Charlie Rose thought it was Samsung, Cook made it clear it was really Google who supplies Android to Samsung and others. That was a nice…
  • Apple was Granted 65 Patents Today Covering Advanced Haptics, the Lightning Connector, GarageBand…

    16 September 2014, 8:48 am by: Jack Purcher

    The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 65 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we briefly cover patents relating to the iPhone, advanced haptics, GarageBand, liquid metal and a few design patents.…
  • Apple Wins Third Patent Covering iOS Metaphors for Aging Files and Transferring Files using Unique…

    16 September 2014, 6:10 am by: Jack Purcher

    In February 2011 HP first introduced an innovative feature for their new TouchPad tablets running WebOS called "Touch to Share." HP Fans and industry pundits alike applauded them for their innovation. In that same month we posted a granted patent report that…
  • Apple's Tim Cook Gets Fired Up about Privacy & Apple Pay on the Charlie Rose Show

    15 September 2014, 9:32 pm by: Jack Purcher

    On Sunday we posted a report titled "One More Thing: The Full Charlie Rose Interview with Tim Cook," that covered part one of a two part interview. The topics were many from their womb to tomb business model to their reasoning for partnering with IBM. Tonight…
  • Angry Apple Fans demanded a way to remove the Free U2 Album from their iTunes Library and Got It

    15 September 2014, 5:43 pm by: Jack Purcher

    ." While Apple has now provided a solution for this, it's a little difficult to understand the fire storm over a free album from one of the greatest Rock'n Roll bands in the world. ." While Apple has now provided a solution for this, it's a little difficult…
  • Kantar Thinks that Apple's Holistic Approach to the Smartwatch Market is going to be a Winner

    15 September 2014, 3:55 pm by: Jack Purcher

    The Kantar-Group is one of the world's largest insight, information and consultancy networks. In their latest report published today, they tackle the Apple Watch. Kantar believes that the Apple Watch has tremendous growth ahead in 2015 as they roll out three…
  • Samsung Shows Brave Face in Light of Apple's iPhone 6 Plus

    15 September 2014, 11:16 am by: Jack Purcher

    Silly Samsung is trying once again to mock Apple's products. This time around they're mocking the iPhone 6 Plus for copying the Galaxy Note smartphone that debuted in 2011. That's funny, because Samsung ...
  • Korean Brokers Foresee Samsung Experiencing another Shocking Drop this Quarter

    15 September 2014, 10:08 am by: Jack Purcher

    In a string of reports that we covered this past June and July (one, two and three) we hammered home the fact that Samsung's financials would plunge due to poor Galaxy S5 phone sales. In the end, poor Galaxy S5 sales hurt Samsung's financials badly despite the…
  • Apple's iPhone 6 Pre-Orders Smash All Previous Records

    15 September 2014, 9:24 am by: Jack Purcher

    Apple's CEO Tim Cook exuberantly stated in a press release issued earlier this morning that the "iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are better in every way, and we are thrilled ...
  • Stanford & Duke Prepare Major Trials with Apple's HealthKit

    15 September 2014, 8:44 am by: Jack Purcher

    Apple first introduced HealthKit to their developers this past June and their Health app will debut with iOS 8 for the iPhone 6 on September 19. The new Health app will provide iPhone 6 users with an easy‑to‑read dashboard of their health and fitness…
  • One More Thing:The Full Charlie Rose Interview with Tim Cook

    14 September 2014, 1:54 pm by: Jack Purcher

    If you ever really want to know more about Apple's CEO Tim Cook, then watching the Charlie Rose interview that originally aired last Friday is by far one of the best ways of doing that in one sitting. It's hard to believe that there's actually another…
  • Hon Hai May end up Selling the iPhone 6 in China as an MVNO

    14 September 2014, 11:38 am by: Jack Purcher

    provider that does not own the wireless network infrastructure over which the MVNO provides services to its customers. An MVNO enters into a business agreement with a mobile network operator to obtain bulk access to network services at wholesale rates, and…
  • Apple Updates their Logo Trademarks to Reflect Apple Pay

    13 September 2014, 3:10 pm by: Jack Purcher

    The Afternoon prior to the big Apple Event on September ninth, Apple's legal representation in China filed two trademark filings to update the international classes relating to their Apple logo.

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