Friday, February 12, 2016

Acer preinstall Microsoft software on Android-smartphone – BBC News

The company Acer has agreed to pre-install applications and Microsoft services on your Android-products. The agreement was reached in the framework of the settlement of a patent dispute. Earlier, the same received a dozen other major companies, including Asus, Dell, LG, Samsung and Sony.

According to some sources, Windows developer owns more than 300 patents related to Android, and earns royalties of about 2 billion dollars a year. In Microsoft recently prefers belonging to her patents as manufacturers leverage Androd-devices and instead to sue, agrees with them on the distribution of their applications.

So, in May of last year, Microsoft has achieved great success, persuading preloaded on Samsung Galaxy-unit office Office and other programs. And in November, the pool partners joined ASUS. Windows Developer has agreed to discontinue the proceedings and license ASUS patents, and that in return – preset for all of their Android-smartphone and tablets third-party software

In the case of the Acer agreement concerns only certain Android-devices, which will come in. the second half of the year. According to PCWorld, they will set the entire “office” suite (Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Word), and OneDrive and Skype

Source:. PCWorld


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