Apple Sued Over Automatic iOS 7 Update Downloads

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A California man has sued Apple over the automatic downloading of the iOS 7 update onto his and his family’s iOS devices. He claims that his devices are downloading the iOS 7 update automatically without his permission, and while the update doesn’t install automatically, the download takes up several gigabytes of space on his devices. […]

Google Got Scroogled in Motorola Acquisition

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In a new report published by¬†Bloomberg, Google is said to have gain “more heartbreak than help” in its acquisition of smartphone-maker Motorola Mobility. At the time, Google paid $12.5 billion to acquire the smartphone company and later sold off Motorola’s cable box division. The acquisition was defended by Google as it looked to strengthen its […]

Android Tethering At Risk in Patent Dispute With Nokia

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In a patent battle between Android smartphone-maker HTC and Nokia, the issue of tethering on one of the world’s most popular mobile platforms may be at risk. Likely, Nokia will seek an import ban on troubled smartphone-maker HTC, but the two companies will probably work out a licensing agreement that will allow both parties to […]

Smartphone Wars: Nokia Rumored to Go After HTC for 8X Design, Things May Get Awkward for Microsoft

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After Apple’s victory over Samsung regarding the latter company’s infringing smartphone designs, it appears that Nokia may be going after rival Windows Phone-maker HTC for the company’s HTC 8X design, which looks eerily similar to Nokia’s Lumia series device with its colorful polycarbonate shell. Nokia’s marketing head had already acknowledged the similarities between his company’s […]

Chinese iPhone Clone-Maker Accuses Apple of Stealing iPhone 5’s Design

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While Apple may have won over $1 billion in damages from Samsung after having accused the South Korean Android smartphone- and tablet-maker of stealing the designs of the iPhone and iPad, a new twist is happening in China as it relates to the next-generation iPhone 5’s design. We had reported that Chinese clone-maker Goophone had […]

Samsung Describes Galaxy Nexus Sales As “Minuscule”

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In Apple’s separate case against South Korean Android manufacturer Sasmung surrounding patents that the iPhone-maker feels that the Galaxy Nexus infringed upon, it was revealed that sales of the Galaxy Nexus was “minuscule.” The lawsuit filed by Apple alleges that the Galaxy Nexus and the Android software used by the smartphone infringes upon Apple’s patents […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Design Testimony in Court Calls Up Questions

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In its testimony as part of Samsung’s legal trial against Apple in which Apple claims that Samsung had infringed on key design patents, Samsung principal designer Jin Soo Kim for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 told the court and jury that the South Korean company had already begun work on the tablet prior to the launch […]

Steve Jobs Attempted Peace With Samsung in 2010

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Prior to declaring thermonuclear war with Samsung, which had led to numerous ongoing lawsuits and patent disputes throughout several regions of the globe, late Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs had at one point extended an olive branch to Samsung. In recently unveiled court documents, Apple, which claims that Samsung had infringed on a number […]

Samsung Lawsuit Reveals a Motorola Photon-esque Apple iPhone Design

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In Apple’s ongoing lawsuit with Samsung over patent infringement over the design and technologies found within the iPhone, iPad, and the iOS software, we are now treated to some early iPhone prototypes that never made it the market. When Apple released its unibody iPhone in June 2007, the rest was history, or so we thought […]

Court Orders Apple to Admit Samsung Did Not Copy the iPad

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Apple was dealt a blow in the UK as a judge ruled that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 did not copy the iPad, though in a backhanded judgment the judge also noted that the Galaxy Tab isn’t as cool as the iPad’s design either. Cool or not, it looks like Apple’s lawsuit against Samsung claiming […]

Sprint, AT&T Galaxy S III Updated to Remove Universal Search

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In addition to working around the Galaxy Nexus ban as part of Apple’s lawsuit against rival Samsung, it appears that Samsung is preemptively trying not to upset the iPhone-maker with its own flagship Galaxy S III smartphone. The company had started issuing an update to remove universal search features on the Sprint Galaxy S III […]

Apple and Samsung Fail To Reach Patent Agreement

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In a development that should surprise nobody, Apple and Samsung were unable to reach an agreement in the companies’ court-ordered discussions. According to The Korea Times, Samsung CEO Choi Gee-sung and Samsung mobile division head Shin Jong-kyun met with Apple CEO Tim Cook, but the companies were unable to reach a settlement on their patent […]

Motorola Latest Android Manufacturer Facing Ban in U.S.

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Following HTC’s import bans on high profile Android handsets such as the HTC One X and the Sprint HTC EVO 4G LTE as a result of HTC’s ongoing patent dispute with Apple, the latest Android manufacturer to face an import ban is Motorola Mobility as a result of disputes over intellectual property with Microsoft. According […]

Apple Responds To Siri Class Action Lawsuit

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Apple is defending Siri against a would-be class action lawsuit claiming the personal assistant in the iPhone 4S doesn’t work as advertised. According to The Wall Street Journal, the lawsuit claims that Apple’s ads for Siri are false advertising, claiming that the service doesn’t work as Apple says it does. Apple’s response is that Siri […]