Just one more interesting nugget of information that has been mined as a result of Apple and Samsung sales figures that are being made public during their trial this week: Samsung Galaxy Tab sales figures in the United States are really dismal when compared to the iPad.
Articles by Chris Hauk
Although we haven’t had exact numbers, we’ve always known that Apple and Samsung sell a metric butt-load of phones. Now the Apple vs. Samsung trial is giving us some details on sales figures for the models both companies are offering.
A 60-second TV spot was created in the month leading up to the 1984 launch of the original Macintosh, but it was shelved and never saw the public airwaves. Apple never aired it because it was felt that the spot might be seen as “too self-congratulatory.”
If you’re a bit of a privacy lover, and want to keep your real cell number a secret known only to you and the black helicopters, well here’s the app for you. It’s called Burner, and it lets you create temporary phone numbers that can be “burned” at will.
For the past couple of years, Pulse has been one of the most popular iOS news reader apps around. Now the app has found a new audience as a full featured web application.
Google agreed Thursday to pay a record $22.5 million fine for ignoring security settings in Apple’s Safari web browser that are designed to prevent advertisers from tracking users with cookies. The penalty is the largest the Federal Trade Commission has ever issued, and is the first ever for violations of its Internet privacy order.
Following numerous messages posted in the Apple Support Communities, a report this week offers anecdotal evidence that the new OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion may indeed be causing battery life issues for some MacBook users.
Internal Samsung documents show that it has struggled to market its Galaxy Tab as something distinct from Apple’s market leading iPad. Apparently, over half of the viewers watching its TV commercials assumed the ad was related to the iPad.
Jim Dalrymple of The Loop says that from what he sees in the press about the Apple vs. Samsung trial leads him to beleieve that most people just don’t really get what Apple’s motives are for suing Samsung. It’s actually all about what Apple will release in 2013 and beyond!
A group of Apple suppliers responsible for supplying parts for the device maker’s future products had their best July ever. Financial experts are attributing the jump to the ramp up for a series of expected new iOS devices that will combine for the “biggest second-half product launches” in the company’s history.
Samsung objected to a photo of the Epic Touch 4G that Apple presented as evidence of design infringement this morning, claiming that Apple had doctored the image so it would look more like an iPhone. Judge Lucy Koh overruled the objection, however, saying that Samsung’s claim lacked credibility.
Susan Kare, the former Apple designer who created the iconic smiling Mac icon for Apple’s computers testified in U.S. District Court, saying that Samsung has mimicked the look and feel of Apple’s mobile software to such an extent, even she gets confused.
Maybe Apple shouldn’t mothball those new “Apple Genius” ads quite yet. They might want to produce a new one that shows just how helpful an Apple employee can really be, as a Louisville, KY Apple Store employee helped foil a kidnapping Saturday night.
New Google data would suggest that the mobile internet has reached a tipping point, as half of searches and video streaming requests are coming from mobile phones and tablets during the 2012 Olympic games.
A report from a labor watchdog group says a Chinese company that assembles devices for Samsung hired children at its production facilities and forced employees to work excessive hours, violating labor laws.
Barely a month after settling its marathon China iPad trademark lawsuit with Proview, Apple is already facing a fourth new lawsuit in the country. The subject? FaceTime.