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Apple targets four Samsung products with preliminary injunction

07/01/2011, 08:07 pm

The ongoing saga between Apple and Samsung ratcheted up on Friday when the iPhone maker asked the U.S District Court in San Jose, Calif. to issue a preliminary injunction, potentially bringing a swift resolution to the legal dispute.


Apple: Samsung 'attempts to harass' with requests to see next-gen iPhone, iPad

06/14/2011, 08:06 am

Apple has called out its key supplier and major rival, Samsung, in court, characterizing the company's requests to see Apple's next-generation iPhone and iPad as "attempts to harass" that were not made in good faith.


JP Morgan: Apple's iPad rivals reduce build plans after 'early dose of reality'

06/01/2011, 03:06 am

A new investor report from J.P. Morgan on Wednesday indicates that Apple's competitors in the tablet market have reduced their build plans after receiving an "early dose of reality" in the form of lackluster sales.


Samsung ordered to show its new prototypes to Apple

05/24/2011, 03:05 pm

Samsung has been ordered by San Jose Federal Court judge Lucy Koh to provide Apple with samples of its unreleased tablets and smartphones as part of an ongoing patent dispute, allowing Apple to seek a timely motion of preliminary injunction.


Samsung to show off 2560x1600 10-inch tablet display [u]

05/13/2011, 01:05 am

Samsung is getting ready to show off a 2560 by 1600 resolution 10.1-inch LCD display designed for tablets, approaching Retina-like pixel density, though the display would likely need some work if it were to make its way into Apple's iPad 3.


82% of US tablet market owned by Apple's iPad, The Daily loses $10M

05/05/2011, 12:05 pm

A new survey of U.S. tablet owners found that 82 percent of users have Apple's iPad. Also, the heavily hyped iPad-only publication The Daily generated 800,000 downloads and lost $10 million in its first quarter.


Motorola's iPad-rival "Xoom" tablet sales slashed to 100,000 units

04/06/2011, 01:04 pm

Google's flagship Android 3.0 Honeycomb competitor to Apple's iPad appears to have failed at launch, with Motorola Xoom sales estimated by Deutsche Bank to have reached just 100,000 units, a figure far lower than initial projections of failure from Morgan Stanley and RBC.


Samsung caught presenting actors as Galaxy Tab "consumers," fudging thinnest tablet claims

03/25/2011, 09:03 pm

After being forced to admit that its two million Galaxy Tabs last fall were just inventory and not actually sales to consumers, Samsung is now being accused of paying actors to pretend to be Galaxy Tab buyers and faking its claim that its redesigned tablet will be thinner than iPad 2 as originally claimed.


iPad 2 beats Android 3.0 Honeycomb Xoom, Galaxy Tab in HTML5 savvy

03/22/2011, 07:03 pm

Web development tools vendor Sencha examined Apple's iPad 2 and Motorola's Xoom running Google's Android 3.0 Honeycomb, crediting Apple with "a top rate, no compromises HTML5 browser" while calling Android "not ready for primetime, even for HTML4."


Samsung announces new Galaxy Tab models with iPad prices

03/22/2011, 03:03 pm

Samsung has ditched the boxy new 10.1 inch Galaxy Tab it debuted just a month ago to announce a new model that is as thin and light as Apple iPad 2 and priced the same, targeted for an early June launch.


82% of future tablet buyers say they'll choose Apple's iPad

03/10/2011, 02:03 pm

A new survey shows Apple poised to dominate the tablet market yet again in 2011 with the iPad 2, as 82 percent of future tablet buyers said they would choose Apple's iPad over competing options like the Motorola Xoom and RIM PlayBook.


IDC: Apple's iPad took 83% share of tablets shipped in 2010

03/10/2011, 12:03 pm

Contrasting Apple's recent claims that it controls more than 90 percent of the tablet market, research firm IDC revealed on Thursday that the iPad represented 73 percent of shipments in the fourth quarter of 2010, and 83 percent for the entire year.


Samsung admits its iPad-rival Galaxy Tab sales were actually "quite… smooth?" [u]

01/31/2011, 03:01 pm

After boasting last fall that sales of its Galaxy Tab were "faster than expected" and had reached 2 million, Samsung has now admitted to analysts that its figures were only "sell-in" inventory shipped to retailers, and that actual units bought by consumers were "quite small."


Apple's share of tablet market slides to 77%, Android rises to 22% [u]

01/31/2011, 06:01 am

Despite posting impressive sales of the iPad last quarter, Apple saw its tablet market share drop from 95 percent to 77 percent as shipments of Google Android-based tablets chipped away at the company's tablet dominance, a new report says.


Briefly: Foxconn retail, Samsung struggles, Microsoft ponders Office for App Stores

01/28/2011, 12:01 am

Cybermart, a retail subsidiary of Apple partner Foxconn, is planning an aggressive expansion in Greater China after winning distribution rights for Apple products, according to a new report. Samsung was unable to capitalize on its iPad and iPhone challengers, posting its lowest quarterly profit in six quarters. Finally, a Microsoft spokesperson said the company was "looking into" a Mac App Store version of its Office productivity suite.


Samsung to rival Apple's iPod touch with Android Galaxy Player

12/27/2010, 01:12 pm

Samsung, the world's second largest mobile manufacturer, intends to release a media player device aimed at Apple's iPod touch, and says it will unveil the new Galaxy Player at CES.


HTML5 on Android Samsung Galaxy Tab "disappointing" vs Apple iPad

12/11/2010, 09:12 pm

Web app developer Sencha has profiled Samsung's Android-based Galaxy Tab in comparison to Apple's iPad, concluding that while it is billed as "the first mass-market Android tablet; unfortunately, it’s a little bit of a disappointment."