In the continuing drama of Apple vs. Samsung, a Samsung expert witness, (read that as “hired gun”), says the Cupertino company’s design patents should be invalidated due to prior art.
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While rumors about a possible Apple TV have lessened in recent days, probably because we’ve all moved onto the “next iPhone” rumors, a patent recently granted to Apple may once more spark discussion about Apple television plans.
Following yesterday’s report providing new details about Apple’s upcoming “iPad mini,” 9to5Mac has shared some schematics for the device originally reported on back in July, which match up extremely well with the recently revealed details.
In what might be called the, “Sure, maybe we stole it from Apple, but they stole it first!” defense, in their courtroom battle with Apple, Samsung is arguing that Apple’s pinch-to-zoom patent was stolen from Mitsubishi’s “Diamond Touch”. They made a similar argument regarding Apple’s iPad design.
Nowhereelse.fr has posted images of what is believed to be the first leaked part for the smaller iPad: A flex cable housing the dock connector, headphone jack, and home button connector.
Police have arrested a 35-year-old Alemeda, CA man in the burglary of Apple co-founder Steve Job’s home in Palo Alto, CA. Police were able to detect the suspect’s location by his IP address once he powered on one of the iPads stolen from Jobs’ home.
Following Apple’s announcement earlier this year that the company would begin issuing dividends to investors, Apple will issue their first round of dividend payment tomorrow, at $2.65 per share.
LTE — or 4G — support for Apple’s next iPhone has been expected, if not certain, and now a report from Korea gives us another reason to believe that 4G will be a feature of the upcoming device.
Apple Stores are now more successful than ever, and everyone wants a slice. Growth has been incredible, and with the Asian market still largely unexplored, this look even more promising for the future. To put this into perspective, OnlineMBA created a fascinating infographic.
Music legend Frank Zappa’s albums have finally returned to the US iTunes Store after being removed in 2005. Over fifty over his albums are now available again after his widow Gail Zappa took legal action seven years ago against their distribution.
Users of Apple’s new MacBook Pro with Retina display have been complaining that the office suite hasn’t been updated with Retina graphics. Unfortunately, that’s probably not going to change any time soon…
After the PC version was released in June, Mac users won’t have to wait long before it hits OS X. Indeed, Feral Interactive has announced that it will be coming as soon as September 6 and will be available for $30.
Oracle has announced the release of Java SE 7 Update 6, which brings full support for Java SES 7 to OS X for the first time.
Report: ‘iPad mini’ Will Be Narrower, Lighter, As Thin as an iPod Touch, And Available By the Holidays
A series of new reports have surfaced claiming to provide new details about Apple’s new smaller iPad. Details include that the device will be as thin as an iPod touch (much, much thinner than the current iPad), and have a very narrow side bezel.
In this Mac tip, I take a look at how to find out which version of OS X originally shipped with specific Macs.
The iPhone makes an excellent all-around point and shoot camera, and is capable of capturing some fairly impressive photos and video – but how much better could it be if you were able to add your own lenses? The Phocus camera mount seeks to answer that question.