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Nikon signs agreement with Microsoft for Android-powered cameras

By Shawn Knight
Feb 22, 2013
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  1. Nokia has signed a patent licensing agreement with Microsoft that will give them access to the company’s broad patent portfolio for use with certain Nikon cameras utilizing the Android platform. A press release noted the contents of the agreement would...

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  2. roxxas2

    roxxas2 TS Enthusiast Posts: 64   +22

    Lol that's the dumbest thing I've seen in two years. Android powered cameras... WHO THE **** NEEDS A QUAD CORE CAMERA?!
     
  3. Rippleman

    Rippleman TS Maniac Posts: 514   +139

    My grandma used to say "who needs cameras? you have a memory, silliest things ever"

     
  4. HaMsTeYr

    HaMsTeYr TS Maniac Posts: 376

    The first like says Nokia, where as the next few lines say Nikon.

    Is that on purpose or did someone have too much to drink :|
     
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  5. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Evangelist Posts: 1,363   +307

    Why in the hell would Nikon need to sign a agreement with microsoft for something google related? the person that did this article is either smoking weed whilst having a few bottles of vodka or this is a total lie.
     
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  6. "Why in the hell would Nikon need to sign a agreement with microsoft for something google related? the person that did this article is either smoking weed whilst having a few bottles of vodka or this is a total lie."

    No, everyone that wants to make an Android device has to pay Microsoft patent fees. Surely everyone knows this by now.
     
  7. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Evangelist Posts: 1,363   +307

    Microsoft the patent troll trying to prevent innovation yet again, Microsoft should pay google patent fees for their OS!!!!
     
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  8. I thought having a decent camera that was Android based was convenient, since it allowed me to use a custom app to upload pictures to a website, but the battery life was so horrible, I returned it after using for 2-days.
     
  9. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Evangelist Posts: 1,363   +307

    Thank microsoft for that :) they had to make it worse because of microsoft grabbing the profits.
     

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