HTC: Samsung snagged our burst shot innovation, we'll trademark everything around the One

HTC: Samsung snagged our burst shot innovation, we'll trademark everything around the One
Jason Mackenzie, HTC's global president of sales, sat down for an interview, in which he revealed some pretty interesting tidbits from the kitchen of smartphone making.

The big story here is that he is convinced Samsung borrowed the Burst Shot mode of its phone cameras, which debuted with the HTC One X and One S. It is not only Samsung, though, as soon each and every manufacturer, like LG or Sony, also introduced some sort of burst shot regimes in their camera apps, while Sony even borrowed HTC's idea to place the stills and video shutter keys on one and the same screen, instead of switching back and forth, which you can see in the Xperia Z.


On the question why the innovative BlinkFeed news board that gives you curated always-on snippets of info on topics of your choosing from more than 140 content providers HTC has struck a deal with, looks like Microsoft Windows Phone's Live Tiles concept, he answered:

 

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