How Developers Can Help Fight Apple’s Lawsuits [Weekly Recap – 22 July 2011]
For this round of the Weekly Recap on XDA TV, azrienoch and SassiBoB want Sam Caplat to know how much he’s missed. They also want you to know about the recently announced Site Road Map, which lists the progress the administration made on the State of the Site Address, and what we have left to do. Azrienoch quickly lists off a few key articles from the past week, like Dual Boot for the Desire HD, the progress on S-off for the Sensation, Temp Root for the HTC Flyer, and Froyo for the Rhodium and Raphael. SassiBoB shows off the rage comic she made with ROiD RAGE, and finally, azrienoch dedicates the rest of the show explaining Apple’s lawsuit against HTC, why he dislikes patents on coding, the lawsuit’s importance as a precedent for future lawsuits, and pleads with HTC to let the developer community help. Click on for the episode!
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