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Apple Explained Why It Is Seeking more than $2B in Damages from Samsung





Apple has explained why it is seeking $2.19 billion in damages from Samsung. Such sum is based on Apple's lost profits and royalties on infringed patents, Apple damage expert and economist Chris Vellturo claims.


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Wednesday, April 9th, 2014. 20:33

Three Different Manufacturers Supplied Apple with Flexible Circuit Boards for iWatch



According to the latest rumors, three different manufacturers have already supplied Apple with flexible circuit boards for the upcoming iWatch. These spare parts have been already delivered, so looks like everything is ready for the assembly of the device.


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Wednesday, April 9th, 2014. 20:25

iPhone Remains Popular Among Teenagers in the USA, iPad Becomes Less Popular



According to Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray, Apple's iPhone remains the most popular handset among the teenagers in the USA. To find out what device is of the greatest popularity, the analyst polled 7500 teenagers and here're the results he got from them (via MacRumors):


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Wednesday, April 9th, 2014. 20:16

Samsung Sues Newspaper Called Electronic Times for $284.000



Apple's mail rival - Samsung - has sued a newspaper called Electronic Times for 300 million KRW (this is about $284,000) over the article about the company's latest flagship Galaxy S5. The authors of the publication claim the smartphone has a faulty camera, which is incorrect, Samsung believes.


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Tuesday, April 8th, 2014. 18:23

iWatch to Feature UV Light Exposure Sensor - Rumor



As we already know, Apple's iWatch will boast of a number of sensors capable of monitoring your health. These sensors will help you measure your heart rate, sleep activity, step count, skin temperature etc.

According to the latest report from Blayne Curtis of Barclays, Apple's iWatch might also include an UV light exposure sensor. Such sensor will be helpful for those people who have skin problems. But not only for them, of course.


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Tuesday, April 8th, 2014. 17:57

Early iPhone 5 Buyers Wanted Larger Display



According to a leaked document from the Apple vs Samsung trial, early iPhone 5 buyers already wanted larger display, improved battery life and better Maps app.


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Tuesday, April 8th, 2014. 17:40

Apple Begins Testing 65-inch OLED Panels for Upcoming iTV



Apple has reportedly began testing 65-inch OLED panels for the upcoming iTV. These panels seem to be manufactured by an unknown Korean firm, IBK Securities reports.

Apple was expected to release its long-anticipated television in the second half of 2014, however, it appears that the guys from Cupertino aren't yet ready to start the mass production of the device.


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Monday, April 7th, 2014. 18:04

Apple Launches iPhone Trade-In Program in Germany?



Apple has reportedly launched its iPhone trade-in program in Germany. German Apple Store app users already see the offer listed within the app, however, the program is yet to be announced on Apple's official website.

The trade-in program allows to change your old iPhone in working condition for a discount on a newer device.


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Monday, April 7th, 2014. 17:53

"Beating Apple is #1 Priority" - Samsung



While Samsung claims it was Apple who started the severe rivalry a couple of years ago, it turns out it wasn't. Actually, quite on the contrary.

Back in 2012, the South Korean company issued an internal document, in which outlined "beating Apple" as the "#1 priority" for the year. Below you may take a look at the screenshot of the leaked document.


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Monday, April 7th, 2014. 17:35

Top 10 Stories of the Week



The week has nearly come to an end, so it’s just the time to talk about the most interesting posts of the past seven days.

This week’s top stories deal with iPhone 6 and Apple vs Samsung trial. As you probably know, some sources claim that the next-gen iPhone with 4.7-inch screen will be released in the second half of 2014 and the device with 5.5-inch display will be delayed. Whether it is truth or not we shall see soon.


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Sunday, April 6th, 2014. 14:44

It Took Apple Several Years to Design iPhone for 'Normal People'



As you probably know, earlier this week Apple appealed to court for the second time. The guys from Cupertino sued Samsung over a number of patents they say the company infringed on. Some of them deal with Apple’s iPhone and the “Slide to Unlock” feature.


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Sunday, April 6th, 2014. 14:10

iPhone Market Share in Japan Is Close to 70% - Apple VP Greg Joswiak



Greg Joswiak, Apple VP of iPad, iPhone and iPod Marketing, in a short interview to TV Tokyo revealed that iPhone market share in Japan is close to 70%. When asked about the next-gen iPhone 6, Joswiak avoided answering the question. Well, this is what Apple employees usually do after they hear questions about the upcoming products.


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Sunday, April 6th, 2014. 14:01

iPhone 5s's Touch ID vs Samsung Galaxy S5's Fingerprint Scanner - Video



A new video showing iPhone 5s’s Touch ID compared to Samsung Galaxy S5’s fingerprint sensor has been recently published by iCrackUriDevice on YouTube. The short clip shows how to setup fingerprint sensors on both devices. Apart from that, it makes it clear which system is more intuitive and easy-to-use. The video is available below, take a look.


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Saturday, April 5th, 2014. 15:40

Apple Remains U.S. Top Smartphone Manufacturer



The company from Cupertino remains U.S. top smartphone manufacturer with Samsung and LG coming in the second and the third place respectively. Moreover, Apple’s market share continues to grow, comScore reports. However, Google’s Android is still the top smartphone platform as nearly 52% of devices on market have Android on board.


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Saturday, April 5th, 2014. 15:14

Tim Cook Is Nearly the Richest Tech Company CEO in the World



Apple CEO Tim Cook has become nearly the most successful CEO of the last year. The sum he earned over 2013 is nearly $74 million. Such achievement allowed him to occupy the second spot in the richest tech CEO’s rating. As to the first and the third positions, they’re occupied by Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook with nearly $4 billion and Meg Whitman of HP with $17.6 million respectively.


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Saturday, April 5th, 2014. 14:52