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Apple To Ramp Up Production Of 7.85-inch iPad Mini In September





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DigiTimes reports that Apple will begin volume production of rumored 7.85-inch iPad in September. Apple’s goal is said to release the new iPad before the holiday season of this year.

“Supply volume of Apple's 7.85-inch iPad is estimated to reach four million units per month starting in September in order to prepare for demand from year-end holidays, according to sources from the upstream supply chain”.


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Tuesday, August 21st, 2012. 12:34

Apple And Samsung’s CEOs Today Will Discuss Patent Dispute



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According to Bloomberg’s report, today Samsung CEO Kwon Oh Hyun and Apple CEO Tim Cook will have a phone conversation ahead of jury deliberations scheduled to begin this week. Bloomberg reports that lawyers of two companies will report to Judge Lucy Koh on the outcome of today’s phone discussion. The report notes:


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Monday, August 20th, 2012. 20:29

Apple's share of worldwide tablet market returns to all-time highs



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Apple’s tablets are far ahead of their competitors in a market with nearly out of every four tablet computers purchased around the world last quarter were iPads. During the previous quarter Apple sold 17 million iPad 2s and third-generation iPads that made up 69.6% of all tablet shipments, more than seven times that of its closest rival Samsung, which managed to ship 2.254 million Galaxy Tabs. Apple's 44% jump in iPad shipments was nearly enough to boost the Cupertino-based company back to an all-time high of 70% global tablet market share it achieved during the first quarter of 2011, according to research firm iSuppli.


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Thursday, August 16th, 2012. 0:11

Judge In Apple vs. Samsung Trial Asked Companies To Try To Settle



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According to a report from AllThingsD, the Judge Lucy Koh, presiding over the ongoing Apple vs. Samsung patent trial, has asked both sides to try to settle before the jury deliberations begin. The report noted that both companies agreed to a phone meeting outside the court.


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Wednesday, August 15th, 2012. 23:42

Apple Has Licensed Some Of Its iOS Design Patents To Microsoft



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According to The Verge's report, today in Apple vs. Samsung trial Apple’s director of Patent Licensing & Strategy Boris Teksler testified that Apple has licensed some of its design and technical patents to Microsoft, but the cross-licensing agreement includes “anti-cloning” provisions. Teksler stated:


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Tuesday, August 14th, 2012. 1:13

In Court Case Samsung And Apple Reveal U.S. Sales For Mobile Devices



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The patent dispute between Samsung and Apple continued to yield interesting information, with the latest data shared by AllThingsD revealing U.S. sales numbers of each company.


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Friday, August 10th, 2012. 22:36

Phil Schiller on History of the iPhone



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Phil Schiller took the stand today, describing Apple's development of the iPhone and iPad at a time when few believed the company could shake up the mobile industry, offering a bit of insight into the history of the iPhone. AllThingsD posted a summary of Schiller's comments.

People suggested all kinds of things Apple could do, Schiller recalled: “Make a camera, make a car, crazy stuff.”


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Saturday, August 4th, 2012. 23:52

Eddy Cue Tried To Persuade Steve Jobs That 7-Inch iPad Should Be Released



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On an earnings call conference in October 2010, Steve Jobs addressed the Android-based competitors of iPad that were appearing on the market, noting that screens of the majority of these tablets were 45% as large as the 9.7-inch iPad display and that iPad has the minimum necessary display for acceptable user experience.


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Saturday, August 4th, 2012. 13:44

iPad Outsold Samsung Tablets 7-to-1 In The Second Quarter



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According to the estimates released by IDC, tablet shipments reached 25 million units in the second quarter and Apple’s iPad accounted for 68% of that volume. IDC noted that despite high 117.6% year-over-year growth in shipments Samsung still saw its tablets significantly outnumbered by the iPad. Research director at IDC Tom Mainelli said:


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Friday, August 3rd, 2012. 1:46

iPad Mini to be Announced on September 12th with iPhone 5 Release September 21st



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iMore reports that the next-generation iPhone, which is frequently referred to as the "iPhone 5", new iPod nano, and all new 7.85" iPad mini are expected to be announced on September 12th.


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Monday, July 30th, 2012. 21:43

Samsung's tablets returned after buyers realized they weren't iPads



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In the legal fight between Apple and Samsung, Best Buy told that it was processing Galaxy Tab returns from unhappy customers who thought they were getting an iPad. To prove its words, Best Buy submitted to the court the emails, internal memos and other evidence documents.


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Saturday, July 28th, 2012. 21:04

Google And Apple Joined Separate Alliances In Bidding For Kodak Patents



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Apple and Google again competing against each other in bidding for a large collection of patents owned by a camera giant Kodak. The Wall Street Journal reports that two separate groups have formed in order to bid for the collection of patents owned by a Kodak that is currently in bankruptcy.

Microsoft, Apple and patent-aggregation company Intellectual Ventures have teamed up, while Samsung, LG, Google, RPC Corp and HTC have formed a second consortium.


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Saturday, July 28th, 2012. 12:19

iPad's Share of Tablet Market Hits 68% in 2Q 2012



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Apple announced that 17 million iPads were sold during the second calendar quarter of 2012. A research firm Strategy Analytics claims that Apple captured 68.3% of the global tablet market comparing with 62% in the year-ago quarter. That is the company's highest share in nearly two years.

Apple shipped a robust 17.0 million iPads worldwide and maintained its strong market leadership with 68 percent share during the second quarter of 2012. Apple continued to shrug off the much-hyped threat from Android and the iPad’s global tablet share is at its highest level since Q3 2010. [...]


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Thursday, July 26th, 2012. 22:59

UK Judge Ruled Apple Must Publicly State Samsung Didn’t Copy iPad



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Bloomberg reports that UK judge Colin Briss has ordered Apple to publicly state in British newspapers and on its UK website that Samsung didn’t copy the iPad design with its Galaxy Tab 10.1. The notice should be posted on the company’s UK website for six months. Previously the UK court ruled that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab didn’t copy iPad design, with the judge noting that the Galaxy Tab is “not as cool” as Apple’s tablet.


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Wednesday, July 18th, 2012. 23:58

Photos Of Earliest iPad Prototype Surfaced In Ongoing Patent Dispute



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Network World’s iOnApple issued a report on a recently-revealed deposition that was given by Apple’s head of design Jonathan Ive in the patent dispute between Samsung and Apple. During the deposition, Ive was shown photos of the earliest iPad mockups, which apparently were taken at some point between 2002 and 2004. From Jonathan Ive’s testimony:

“My recollection of first seeing it is very hazy, but it was, I'm guessing, sometime between 2002 and 2004, some but it was I remember seeing this and perhaps models similar to this when we were first exploring tablet designs that ultimately became the iPad”.


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Wednesday, July 18th, 2012. 20:17