September 26, 2011
Samsung ships 10 millionth Galaxy SII
Bill Ray reports on the company’s sales.
“Ten million is an impressive number, though some way off the iPhone’s 75 million or so. More important is that the vast majority of those Galaxy SII handsets will have been sold on long-term contracts, which will lock users out of getting an iPhone for at least a year – more likely for two.”
Oracle wants $1.16 billion in damages from Google
Rachel King looks at the latest in the legal battle.
“That figure could be considered more reasonable, depending on how Oracle presents its case, which is expected to go to trial on Halloween. The prospect of a trial is looking ever more likely these days as settlement discussions over the last week and even last few months have proven to be futile.”
Apple’s October event on campus: Are big things coming?
The VAR Guy
The VAR Guy speculates on the upcoming event.
“The VAR Guy has already speculated the top three things to emerge from the event,including an iPhone 5 alongside an iPhone 4S. But The VAR Guy also thinks Apple has some very unique and very special secretive stuff going on. Keeping everything close to its vest and close to home ensures the highest level of secrecy until an actual unveiling. Does that mean Apple will be offering an altogether new product?”