T-Mobile announced that they have sold 500,000 units of iPhones following their first quarter financial report Tuesday evening. The carrier started selling the phones on April 12 and the figures are still growing until now.
From the results of the report in the first quarter 2013, T-Mobile reported a decrease of profit compared the same quarter last year by 7 percent.
Earnings result excluding tax, depreciation, interest and amortization is $1.2 billion, down by 7.5 percent from the first quarter of 2012 but up from the fourth quarter of 2012.
On the . . . → Read More: T-Mobile Announces 500,000 iPhones Sold and Acquires MetroPCS
Samsung had reportedly increased their share in the market in the first quarter of 2013. Now, they are facing a problem – a good problem. Just like Apple, the South, Korea-based company has a pile of hard-earned accumulated cash. The problem? how to spend those cash.
After the revenue reports in the first quarter this year, Samsung has a 42% increase in their profit. The company said that their cash equivalent and cash increase about $40 billion at the end of the quarter.
The South, Korea-based company then paid their debts leaving a cash . . . → Read More: Samsung’s Problem Facing Unspent Cash Pile
The European Union anti-trust officials backed the Cupertino, California-based company, Apple Inc. against a patent case filed by Google’s Motorola. The EU officials said that Motorola is abusing their position, being the market leader in Germany for smartphones. Motorola filed a patent infringement case against Apple for some mobile phone functions.
The EU have already came with a preliminary view after the investigation opened on April, last year. According to them, these actions of Google’s Motorola “amounts to an abuse of a dominant position prohibited by EU anti-trust rules.”
Joaquin Almunia, the EU Competition Commisioner, said in a statement that . . . → Read More: EU Backs Apple in Patent Infringement Case Against Motorola
For the first time ever, the gun made with a 3D printer was successfully tested in a firing range in the U.S.
Defense Distributed, the controversial group who developed this 3D printed firearm said that they are going to show the blueprints of their project online.
This controversial group has been criticized by the Anit-Gun campaigners and gone through ups and downs trying to make the gun using the 3D printer tehnology. And after a year of hard work, it successfully fired in a firing range in Austin, Texas. Many were there to witness . . . → Read More: First 3D Printed Gun Successfully Tested
Google seems not just getting busy with their upcoming Google Glass but also with the rumored smartwatch.
According to a report coming from AndroidCommunity, they have seen the filed patents and evidences that seems to be a possible information for another wearable gadget project by Google which is the smartwatch.
Market for wearable gadget might go on full stream if one of it takes off, whether the Glass or the smartwatch. It has also been rumored that Microsoft is also working with their smartwatch, as well as other mobile manufacturer, and it seems like . . . → Read More: Google Filed Patents for Possible Smartwatch