Apple lawsuits against Samsung, etc. are really against Google?

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Well, that’s mildly passive aggressive of Steve Jobs, don’t you think? By now, you’ve surely heard about all the patent infringement lawsuits that Apple has launched against companies like Samsung, but it looks like the real target isn’t these manufacturers at all: it’s Google.

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HTC ready to deal with Apple over patent disputes

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HTC chief financial officer Winston Yung has a message for Apple. He says that they “have to sit down and figure it out,” continuing on to say that HTC is, “open to having discussions… as long as the solution and the terms are fair and reasonable.” Based on the ITC rulings in the past month, both parties have scored some minor victories.

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HTC EVO 3D ships with Sprint, heading to Europe too

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All it takes is a tipping point. The iPhone represented a tipping point for touchscreen smartphones for regular consumers. The iPad represented a tipping point for the popularity of tablets. And perhaps the Nintendo 3DS (despite being bad for kids) represents the tipping point for glasses-free stereoscopic 3D. Joining the fray is the HTC EVO 3D, which starting shipping with Sprint in the United States earlier this week.

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Should we expect fewer Google Android tablets next year?

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Just when I thought Android was on the cusp of giving the iPad a run for its money, there’s word that companies are scaling back their Android tablet operations in light of less than stellar sales. This comes by way of DigiTimes, which is saying these companies are instead shifting their attention toward “supersized” Android smartphone instead.

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Teardown of Droid Incredible 2 reveals “easiest repair in recent history”

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Let me preface this by saying that the vast majority of people are never really going to dabble in cell phone repair. If something more substantial than a slight nick on the screen goes wrong, they’ll either go to a professional, ask for a free replacement under warranty, or just give up and buy a new phone. If you are the repairing type, though, the HTC Droid Incredible 2 could prove to be your easiest challenge yet.

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Codename HTC Mazaa: The First RAW Capable Smartphone?

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New photos have recently been leaked featuring the HTC Mazaa, an Android smartphone the company has kept away from prying eyes so far. The device allegedly incorporates a 12 Mp camera and can shoot in RAW mode, Eldar Murtazin, the well-known techster suggests. He is also the person who has offered the Mazaa name for HTC’s new device.

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HTC Droid Incredible 2 Arrives at VZW for $200 on April 28

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The Droid Incredible 2 will land on Verizon Wireless April 28. We know the specs, a massive 4-inch Super LCD screen, 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, 8 megapixel camera and 768 MB of RAM is more powerful than most notebooks. HTC Sense will be skinned over top Android 2.2. The 3G smartphone will sell for $200.

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HTC Soars to Third Place in Smartphone Market Capitalization

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It’s not at all like HTC suddenly came out of left field. The Taiwanese company has been making smartphones well before anyone even knew of the HTC name, but Android has really helped to skyrocket this little engine that could to the top. In fact, it just surpassed Nokia in market capitalization.

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The Facebook Phone Is Real

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So the Facebook Phone didn’t necessarily come directly from Zuckerberg himself, but none the less, HTC had took the stage in bringing these two social phones to existence at MWC 2011. These are without a doubt the Facebook phones that were rumored last month and expected to be released at MWC.

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