Nokia/RIM/Windows Phone 7’s enemy isn’t Apple, it is Android

Apple is likely to “strike back” by acquiring patents from rivals such as Nokia or Research in Motion as a response to Google’s purchase of Motorola Mobility. He also mentioned InterDigital, which has been widely viewed as a potential target for acquisition by Apple and other major players in the smartphone industry.

Google is, and has always been fighting a losing patent war, even with the Motorola purchase. RIM/Nokia/WP7’s enemy isn’t Apple, it is Google and Android. And they will make all the deals they can with Apple to eat Android alive. A puny Motorola isn’t going to deter things.

Google’s announcement just a day or two after Motorola announced that they are going to start suing other Android licensees (after losing out in market share to HTC and Samsung) makes the Google-Motorola deal sound like a sudden decision. Which won’t be surprising given Larry Page’s history as a CEO.

Appleinsider: Apple predicted to ‘strike back’ at Google with its own patent purchase

  • If I’m going to make a comparison between Android versus Windows Phone7, Windows 7 and android can all browse, but there are plenty of sites that are not mobile friendly like silverlight, HTML 5, or Flash.With Android you’ll get the most out of browsing, also android has the only 4g phones.


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