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Google comes to Samsung's aid in patent battle with Apple

07/02/2012, 03:42:00 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Smartphone maker Samsung and Android creator Google are "working closely to create a united front" in the face of legal challenges from Apple, according to a new report.

Apple injunction against Galaxy S III would give Samsung 'big problems'

07/02/2012, 08:54:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple's recent string of courtroom victories against rival Samsung are continued progress in the company's "thermonuclear war" against Android. Its next target: the latest flagship Android smartphone, Samsung's Galaxy S III.

Apple wins injunction against Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone

06/29/2012, 06:16:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Judge Lucy Koh on Friday granted Apple an injunction against Samsung's Galaxy Nexus phone with the ruling coming on the heels of an identical decision to block sales of the South Korean company's Galaxy Tab 10.1.

Google Nexus 7 seen as threat to Microsoft Surface, not Apple's iPad

06/28/2012, 11:06:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Google's new Nexus 7 tablet will increase competition in the tablet market and threaten Amazon's Kindle Fire and Microsoft Surface, but isn't expected to have an effect on sales of Apple's iPad.

Apple's iPhone 4S remains top selling smartphone at Verizon

06/26/2012, 12:42:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Though the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx is said to be "gaining ground," the Apple's iPhone 4S reportedly remains the best selling smartphone at Verizon, the largest carrier in the U.S.

Apple's bid to block June 21 US launch of Samsung Galaxy S III denied

06/13/2012, 02:48:00 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Apple will not be able to bar sales of Samsung's Galaxy S III smartphone before its June 21 launch in the U.S., a judge has ruled.

Samsung sues Australia's patent commissioner to hinder Apple patent case

06/08/2012, 06:21:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

It was revealed on Friday that Samsung is suing Australia's patent commissioner on claims that the official didn't follow protocol when granting Apple certain standard patents, adding a twist to the ongoing dispute between the South Korean company and Apple.

Apple may file for temporary restraining order against Galaxy S III

06/07/2012, 06:53:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

During a hearing involving Apple's suit against Samsung's Galaxy Nexus on Thursday an attorney for the iPhone maker said that a temporary restraining order against the South Korean company's Galaxy S III could be used to block sales of the device before it reaches U.S. shores.

Apple seeks Samsung Galaxy S III injunction before US launch [u]

06/06/2012, 04:35:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple filed a motion late Tuesday to block U.S. sales of Samsung's new Galaxy S III smartphone, claiming that the handset should be included as part of another ongoing preliminary injunction case against the Galaxy Nexus.

Apple again files for U.S. Galaxy Tab injunction after winning appeal

05/19/2012, 03:25:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Following a recently won appeal from the federal court, Apple on Friday filed a motion for injunction against Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 which could see the tablet pulled from U.S. shelves as soon as early June.

Apple's secure facial recognition system would rely on 3D rendering

05/10/2012, 08:48:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple has shown interest in building advanced, secure facial recognition technology that would take a two-dimensional image of a person's face and render it in 3D for greater accuracy.

80% of Good Technology enterprise activations are Apple's iPhone, iPad

04/26/2012, 03:01:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

The top six most-activated devices in the workplace tracked by Good Technology were all Apple devices, with the iPhone and iPad accounting for 79.9 percent of customer activations.

Sprint sold 1.5M iPhones in Q1 2012, 44% to new customers

04/25/2012, 08:30:00 AM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Sprint on Wednesday announced its own quarterly earnings, revealing that it sold 1.5 million iPhones last quarter, with 44 percent of those going to new customers.

Samsung rivaling HTC, Motorola to take second place among US carriers' after iPhone 4S

04/02/2012, 02:46:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

While Apple's iPhone 4S remains the top selling smartphone across every US carrier that offers it, Samsung is working hard to expand sales and oust its Android rivals from second place.

Rumor: Next-gen iPhone to feature 4.6-inch Retina Display

03/21/2012, 11:30:00 PM, Posted By Josh Ong

An unverified report claims Apple has begun placing orders for a 4.6-inch Retina Display bound for the next-generation iPhone that could launch as early as "around the second quarter."

Android Platform manager steps down after failing to fix app sales

03/11/2012, 02:37:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Eric Chu has stepped down as manager of Google's troubled software market for Android, and is being replaced by Jamie Rosenberg from Google Music as the company aligns all of its digital content under the Google Play umbrella.

New iPad adopts simple product naming Steve Jobs brought to Apple in 1997

03/10/2012, 02:23:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's latest iPad, originally anticipated to be named iPad 3 or iPad HD, was simply called "the new iPad" during its introduction. This isn't a new change in naming products at the company however; Steve Jobs initiated it 15 years ago when he returned to lead Apple in 1997.

Apple's US Samsung lawsuit expands to 8 patents and names 17 products

02/15/2012, 08:00:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's US lawsuit against Samsung in far larger than originally reported, specifically naming 13 smartphones, two media players and two tablets, and encompasses twice as many patents as were revealed in the company's parallel bid for a preliminary injunction against Samsung's Galaxy Nexus.

Samsung Galaxy Tab outsold by iPad on home turf

02/13/2012, 05:21:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

The iPad's worldwide dominance over its Android counterparts continues, and demand is so strong that recent estimates see the Apple tablet outperforming rival Samsung's Galaxy Tab even in the electronics maker's home market of South Korea.

Apple's latest patent suit against Samsung seen as its strongest case yet

02/13/2012, 02:51:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

The newest patent infringement suit filed against Samsung last week represents Apple's strongest case yet against the rival smartphone maker, according to a new analysis.

Apple asks for US preliminary injunction of Samsung's Android 4.0 Galaxy Nexus

02/11/2012, 05:54:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple is leveraging four recently granted patents to seek a preliminary injunction against sales of Samsung's Galaxy Nexus smartphone, Google's Android 4.0 flagship device, as part of a new federal lawsuit that also involves other patent claims.

Apple retakes crown as world's top smartphone maker

02/07/2012, 07:13:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

After tallying the numbers from top smartphone manufacturers' fourth quarter 2011 earnings, it was revealed on Monday that Apple has wrested the top spot from Samsung following the highly successful iPhone 4S launch.

Galaxy Nexus, Galaxy Tab 10.1N escape German injunctions

02/01/2012, 01:22:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

A German Munich Regional Court judge has decided against granting Apple injunctions on two Samsung products, noting that at least one of the patent challenges was likely to be revoked at trial.

New Apple suit claims Galaxy Nexus infringes on 'slide-to-unlock' feature

01/20/2012, 04:50:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Apple's latest German complaint against Samsung is the first time the company has named the South Korean electronics manufacturer's flagship Android handset in a lawsuit, claiming the device infringes the iPhone maker's "slide-to-unlock" utility model.

Reacting to Apple at CES 2012, part two: Samsung's Galaxy Note

01/14/2012, 06:05:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

As noted in part one, the success of Apple's MacBook Air has driven Intel to inspire its Ultrabooks initiative. Here's a look at how the rest of the industry has chased Apple at this year's CES, starting with Samsung and its fiercely independent new role as an Android licensee.

Reacting to Apple at CES 2012 part one: Intel's Ultrabooks

01/14/2012, 01:02:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Without even making an official appearance at CES as an exhibitor, Apple has become an invisible hand directing the show and what the company's competitors choose to promote as their future strategies. Here's a look at how the industry is chasing Apple at this year's CES.

Apple projected to reach 116M iPhone, 55M iPad sales in 2012

01/06/2012, 02:57:00 PM, Posted By Slash Lane

Combined iPhone and iPad sales in calendar 2012 are expected in one new forecast to reach more than 170 million in another record breaking 12-month span.

Apple's iPhone so popular Verizon taking short-term hit

01/04/2012, 11:59:00 PM, Posted By Josh Ong

The success of Apple's iPhone on the Verizon Wireless network has resulted in a short-term impact of as much as 6 percent to the carrier's gross margins as it waits to recoup its subsidies for the best-selling handset.

The next ten years of Mac OS X

01/03/2012, 02:49:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple celebrated three ten year anniversaries in 2011, making 2012 its first full year in its second decade of Mac OS X development, iPod devices and iTunes, and its retail operations, even as the company takes on new business categories ranging from iAd to iCloud to Siri. Here, in part one, is a look at where the company is headed for its next decade of Mac OS X.

Inside Apple's 2011: iOS, Apps & iCloud

12/30/2011, 06:40:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

This year, Apple hit a new milestone of 250 million iOS devices while shipping its fifth reference release of its mobile platform that now offers a library of half of a million apps that have seen 18 billion downloads, now automated via iCloud.

Samsung's TouchWiz preventing Galaxy S owners from getting Android 4.0 ICS

12/23/2011, 03:49:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

The Samsung Galaxy S smartphone and 7-inch Galaxy Tab will not receive the latest version of Android, because Samsung has said its custom TouchWiz user interface, not Google's operating system, is too taxing on the hardware.

Sony's PlayStation Vita launch tripped up by bugs; Android 4.0 update on hold

12/20/2011, 10:17:00 PM, Posted By Josh Ong

The launch of Sony's PlayStation Vita was marred by technical issues that required an immediate system update, while Google has placed its Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich" update for the Nexus S on hold in some regions as it monitors a potential battery drain issue.

Google promises to release 'tablet of the highest quality' in 6 months

12/19/2011, 11:56:00 AM, Posted By Slash Lane

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt has teased that his company plans to release an Android-powered "Nexus" tablet within the next six months to take on Apple's market leading iPad.

Verizon soaking high end Android buyers to make up for iPhone subsidies

12/15/2011, 04:20:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple has negotiated generous subsidies from mobile carriers to sell iPhones at lower upfront prices, but Google and its Android licensees haven't, leaving carriers such as Verizon to drive up the price of higher end Android phones to make up the difference.

Former Google intern explains why UI lag occurs more often in Android than iOS

12/07/2011, 02:07:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

A former intern for Google's Android team has provided explanations for why Android experiences more touch interface lag than competing mobile operating systems from Apple, Microsoft and Research in Motion.

Samsung Galaxy S II ad mocks iPhone line-waiters

11/22/2011, 09:31:00 PM, Posted By Josh Ong

A new television ad by Samsung reflects its growing rivalry with Apple by painting a caricature of customers waiting in line for the iPhone.

Galaxy Nexus web benchmarks outpace iPhone 4S as 'Woz' picks up early copy

11/19/2011, 09:19:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Early web benchmarks for the Galaxy Nexus show that the flagship smartphone outperforms Apple's iPhone 4S in some areas, while Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has been spotted picking up a copy of the Galaxy Nexus at Google's headquarters.

Google vows support to Android licensees in patent infringement suits

11/09/2011, 05:26:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Google has promised continued support to Android handset makers embroiled in ongoing patent disputes, and looks to reassure alliances with Asian vendors as the mobile OS space become increasingly competitive.

South Korea repeals ban on iOS games ahead of iPhone 4S launch

11/02/2011, 02:49:00 AM, Posted By Josh Ong

The week before Apple's iPhone 4S is set to launch in the country, South Korea has removed a ban that had blocked App Store games due to ratings concerns.

BlackBerry, Android secondhand trade-ins spike at iPhone 4S launch

10/26/2011, 05:03:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

A popular site for selling second hand smartphones has reported an 80 percent increase in used BlackBerry phones and a 72 percent increase in Android trade-ins during the launch week of Apple's iPhone 4S.

Samsung Galaxy Nexus screen held back by subpar subpixels

10/21/2011, 04:16:00 PM, Posted By Slash Lane

Though the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus sports a 720p HD display, its 4.65-inch screen is said to be held back by cheaper technology that gives it a lower pixel density and poorer color accuracy than Apple's Retina Display found on the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4.

Apple aggressively pushing iOS 5 deployment to users

10/20/2011, 10:37:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple is pushing hard to make sure iOS users upgrade to the latest and greatest 5.0 version of its mobile platform, with the result of making it easier for developers to build and test their apps as well as simpler for users to stay current with the latest features.

Samsung ships 20M smartphones, besting Apple's 17.1M iPhones

10/20/2011, 11:04:00 AM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Samsung reportedly shipped 20 million smartphones last quarter, pushing it ahead of rival Apple in terms of total units.

Samsung COO met with Apple's Tim Cook to discuss supplying 'better parts' through 2014

10/19/2011, 11:01:00 PM, Posted By Josh Ong

After attending a memorial service in honor of the late Steve Jobs, Samsung's chief operating officer met with Apple CEO Tim Cook to discuss supplying the company with "even better parts" in 2013 and 2014, after its current contract ends next year.

Samsung's new Galaxy Nexus designed to avoid infringing Apple patents

10/19/2011, 03:54:00 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Given Samsung's series of patent infringement lawsuits with Apple, the company's new flagship Galaxy Nexus handset has reportedly been designed specifically to avoid potentially infringing on iPhone-related patents.

In depth review: Apple's iPhone 4S running iOS 5

10/19/2011, 09:05:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's iPhone 4S, at first glance, seems largely to be a refreshed iPhone 4. It is, but it also is not, thanks to three powerful new features that transform what has been the world's most popular smartphone into a vastly improved new version of itself.

Google, Samsung unveil Galaxy Nexus phone running Android 4.0

10/18/2011, 10:31:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Google and Samsung announced on Wednesday the Galaxy Nexus smartphone, the first device to feature the new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich release.

iPhone 4S, iOS 5 dramatically boost BrowserMark scores

10/10/2011, 03:07:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Benchmarks performed on Apple's new iPhone 4S demonstrate a huge leap in performance over the existing iPhone 4, although iOS 5 also improves the performance of Apple's existing devices.

Samsung stalls, accuses Apple of doctoring evidence in US iPhone, iPad copying case

08/19/2011, 03:25:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

In addition to legal action occurring in Australia, Germany and the Netherlands, Apple also continues its case against Samsung in the US, where its partner and rival is working to delay the case until 2013 while fighting Apple's iPhone patents with F/RAND encumbered counterclaims.

Apple seeking EU ban of all Samsung Galaxy smartphones, tablets

08/18/2011, 03:14:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Following up on initial action seeking an injunction against Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Germany, Apple has filed a new complaint against a broad range of Samsung Galaxy branded smartphones and tablets in the Netherlands.