Countering Samsung's allegations that the iPhone borrowed design elements from Sony, Apple has revealed an iPhone prototype dating back to 2005 that shares many design elements with the iPhone 4 released in 2010.
New documents made public in the legal feud between Apple and Samsung indicate among other things that retailer Best Buy had told Samsung it was processing Galaxy Tab returns from unhappy customers who thought they were getting an iPad.
A study released on Wednesday tallied up mobile device activations among enterprise users and found Apple's iOS maintained a dominating presence in the sector during the second quarter on strong iPhone 4S adoption.
A recent study from Opera Software, makers of the popular Opera web browser, released a study on Friday quantifying advertising effectiveness across the gamut of mobile operating systems and found Apple's iOS to lead the pack.
A report from market analytics firm Nielsen on Thursday found Android's U.S. growth to outpace Apple's iOS as smartphones accounted for two thirds of all new wireless phone purchases for the first time ever.
While Apple's competitor Samsung expects to see record profit from the June quarter, rival HTC is struggling in the face of disappointing sales in Europe and an Apple injunction that delayed the launch of new handsets in the U.S.
Google has said it will soon release a software patch that will remove the potentially infringing search functionality from Samsung's Galaxy Nexus smartphone and could help it avoid the sales ban recently imposed by a U.S. court.
The U.S International Trade Commission refused Apple's request for an emergency customs ban on HTC Android devices, but the agency is looking into whether redesigned phones from the Taiwanese handset maker still constitute infringement of Apple's "data detectors" patent.
While Android and iOS continue to dominate the smartphone market, new data released on Monday suggests that the growth of Google's mobile OS may be slowing as Apple saw two new users for every Android customer during the past three months.