Nexus Q
Google unveiled its media-streaming glowing orb to many oohs and ahhs, followed by head-scratches. The thing looks cool. And it sounds good, both in concept and fidelity. But two major questions remain: Who is it for, and how well does it work? Why It Matters: It matters because this is the first product like this Continue Reading →
Samsung Galaxy Nexus
Days after U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh banned the sales of Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus smartphone in the U.S. due to a patent dispute with Apple, Samsung has appealed the verdict. Samsung’s main point in the appeal is that sales of the Android Jelly Bean-based Nexus cannot harm Apple’s sales. “The Court’s order is inconsistent Continue Reading →
Apple vs. Samsung
In another major patent victory on Friday, Apple won an order barring the Galaxy Nexus, a phone designed by Google and manufactured by Samsung. U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh ruled that Apple is likely to be able to prove at trial that the Galaxy Nexus infringes on four Apple patents, though the injunction is Continue Reading →
Google’s new wireless home media player, the Nexus Q, is being manufactured in the United States, one of several signs that the trend of producing consumer electronic goods outside this country may be reversing, reports John Markoff in Thursday’s New York Times. Some American companies are again making products in the United States. While many Continue Reading →
[wpaudio url=”″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] As expected, Google made some big announcements during the opening of its annual developer conference yesterday.  First things first: now available for pre-order is the Nexus 7 tablet, a device running the brand new Android 4.1 Operating System, better known as Jelly Bean. The quad-core tablet has Continue Reading →
Google Nexus Tablet
Google’s Nexus tablet will offer Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, a 1280×800 IPS display, and other beefy specs, at least according to one source. Google is expected to announce its Nexus tablet at its I/O conference later this week. But until then, the folks at Gizmodo Australia got their hands on an alleged training document that Continue Reading →
Google will launch its first own-brand media tablet in collaboration with ASUS later this month, a recent report claims. Google has long been reported to be working on its own tablet that will follow a model similar to its Nexus-brand smartphones. The company is said to have partnered with ASUS to manufacture the device, which Continue Reading →

Samsung Vs. Apple—MMA Style

Nexus S
A recent article in All Thing Digital described the new head of marketing for Samsung and her number one communications objective.  That is, to get people to stop thinking about their products, and start feeling something for them.  Experience shows us that when you transition your brand from the left side of the brain to Continue Reading →