Samsung says Android’s multi-touch isn’t as good as iOS’, Apple says it is

Just when you think these patent lawsuits are starting to calm down, more drama comes around. Samsung and Apple are now going at it in the Netherlands, disputing over “touch event model” multi-touch software – it basically stops users from accidentally tapping two buttons at once. According to Apple, Samsung has taken iOS’ functionality to …

HTC EVO 4G LTE receiving update, brings Sense 4.1

A new update is reportedly headed out to Sprint’s HTC EVO 4G LTE this morning, and while it does bump up the handset’s Android version, it doesn’t quite take us to Jelly Bean. The latest software, version 2.13.651.1.710RD, brings the EVO 4G LTE to Android 4.0.4 and updates HTC’s custom UI to Sense 4.1. The …

Samsung Flying High With Record $5.9 Billion Profit – Expects Even Bigger Q2 With Galaxy S3 Sales

Wouldn’t say this news really surprised anyone, but it looks like Samsung Electronics is reporting a record breaking quarterly earnings profit of .9 billion. This all despite a parts shortage that kept the South Korean company from keeping up with the insane demand for the Samsung Galaxy S3. Needless to say, it’s Samsung’s smartphone arm …

Apple Piles Up More Evidence Showing TouchWiz Was Inspired By iOS Every Step of The Way

Today in court, Apple continued with their “leaked memo” onslaught, showing another round of leaked internal Samsung memos and once again, Samsung is forced to play defense. Yesterday night we had an interesting discussion on exactly what were Samsung’s intentions regarding the software design of the Galaxy S — specifically, when dealing with TouchWiz icons. …

Matias Duarte on Android’s UI: It’s Only About 33% Of Where I Want It To Be

Google’s Matias Duarte is more than just a snappy dresser, he’s also Google’s Senior Director of Android User Experience. Today, the man responsible for taking Android’s design out of the stone-age and into the brave new world of Holo UI, was congratulated on the official Android Google+ page after being recognized as one of Fast Company’s …