Infographic: Apple vs. The World

The battle between Apple and its mobile competitors over patent rights feels as if it has been going on as long as a real war. With millions of dollars being thrown at industry groups and lawyers, Apple is trying to halt the development of several types of Android based mobile devices.

However, all these lawsuits still haven't slowed the growth of Android as a popular OS, evidenced recently by the success of the T-Mobile free cell phones campaign, which only featured Android devices. The growth of Android has Apple looking for any edge they can get on the competition, even in the courtroom.