Because Apple’s lawyers don’t have enough to do, Tuesday saw the company ask the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C. to renew a lawsuit against Motorola for alleged unreasonable licensing fees for their declared-essential cellphone technology.
Apple’s hired-gun experts took the stand Tuesday in the Apple v. Samsung lawsuit to explain to the jury why Samsung should pay $2 billion in damages to Apple for infringing on the Cupertino firm’s patents.
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The iPhone continues to be popular with teenagers in the United States, says Piper Jaffray’s latest semiannual teen survey. 7,500 teens were asked about their device preference, and 61% of teens now own an iPhone, compared to 55% in October 2013, and 40% in the fall of 2012.
The class-action lawsuit brought against Apple, Google, and other tech firms for allegedly conspiring not to hire employees from one another could lead to an astronomical award of $9 billion in lost wages, as a pile of evidence continues to mount against the companies.
While Samsung is the leader in mobile device advertising – far outspending its rivals for commercials targeting the U.S. market – the firm’s advertising dollar advantage is shrinking, with Samsung’s rivals increasing advertising expenditures by 33% in 2013 over the previous year.
A new rumor on Tuesday claims Apple is considering bringing the research and development of future iPhone baseband processors in-house. Apple developed chips could be used in iPhones as soon as 2015.
Apple says iOS 7 is now running on 87% of the devices that connect to the App Store. The announcement, via Apple’s App Store developer support page, comes seven months after the operating system’s debut.
Apple has sent out emails to developers who entered the WWDC 2014 ticket lottery. Those that have been accepted will have until April 14th to purchase the tickets.
Apple has updated its home page and iPad section to tell a story of how Bollywood choreographer Feroz Kahn uses his iPad Air to find inspiration for dance scenes and routines by capturing videos and photos of things that inspire him.
The second California patent war between Apple and Samsung has turned up some internal documents from Samsung, showing how Samsung was focused on its number one competitor, and how its “#1 priority” in 2012 was to beat Apple.
Apple’s iPhone trade-in program is now being offered to German customers. The German launch was spotted by Apfelpage.de in the Apple Store app.
Internal documents coming out of the Apple v. Samsung trial indicate Apple knows that customers are looking for larger screens, and cheaper phones, something Apple does not currently offer.
While Amazon touts “voice search” as a feature of its new Fire TV, it turns out that feature is already available to users of the Apple TV. You will however, need an iOS device and the iOS Remote app as well.
Bono’s (PRODUCT)RED charity has announced that Apple’s contributions to the charity have reached $70 million.
Apple was the first to the show with their Touch ID fingerprint Sensor on the iPhone 5s in the fall of 2013, now Samsung is featuring its own brand of fingerprint recognition with a scanner built-in to its new Samsung Galaxy S5, which will be released on April 11th.