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Court Bans Galaxy S2 and Galaxy Ace Sales in Netherlands





According to the latest reports, Dutch appeals court on Tuesday upheld the injunction against the sales of several Samsung handsets in the country. The verdict bans the sales of Samsung Galaxy S2, Galaxy Ace and a number of other devices, which infringe on Apple patents.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014. 20:05

Apple Expands Its In-Store iPad Trade-In Program



According to the latest rumors, the company from Cupertino has recently expanded its in-store iPad trade-in program to the UK, Germany, France and Spain. This means that if you live in one of the abovementioned countries, you can now bring your old tablet to the store and change it for a discount on a new iPad. It should be noted, however, that you can't trade-in your iPad Air or iPad mini with Retina display.


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Tuesday, May 20th, 2014. 23:30

Apple Rejects Samsung and Sharp as iPhone 6 Display Suppliers



According to the latest rumors, Samsung and Sharp won't produce displays for the upcoming iPhone 6. Apple has reportedly rejected both manufacturers. Instead of these Asian firms, the guys from Cupertino are planning to cooperate with local company called Innolux - world's largest LCDs manufacturer.


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Monday, May 19th, 2014. 19:41

Apple and Samsung to Settle Patent Infringement Lawsuits Without Applying to the Court



According to the latest report from The Korea Times, Apple and Samsung are currently working on an agreement that would settle all their patent infringement lawsuits at once and without applying to the court. The two tech giants have begun the negotiations quite recently.


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Monday, May 19th, 2014. 19:19

Patent War Between Apple and Google is Over?



Apple and Google have decided to stop the patent war. According to the latest reports, the company from Cupertino and Google’s Motorola Mobility unit have recently agreed to end all the so-called patent battles. This, however, doesn't mean that the tech giants will start cross-licensing each other's patents.


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Saturday, May 17th, 2014. 15:26

Foxconn Closes Factory in Vietnam



Apple's main supplier - Foxconn - has been forced to close its factory in Vietnam for three days. The reason for such a step is a protest over oil drilling.


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Saturday, May 17th, 2014. 0:04

Apple Releases Final Version of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3



Apple today released the final version of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 to users worldwide. The release comes after two months of developer testing. In case you don't know, the last beta (build 13D61) was released last week and contained minor improvements.


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Friday, May 16th, 2014. 17:22

iOS Users Generate Nearly 54% of North American Smartphone Web Traffic



Apple's iPhone is a very popular smartphone. In fact, it is so much popular that nearly half of the smartphone users own one.

According to the latest report from research firm Chitika Insights, iOS users generate 53.1% of North American web traffic. Android users come in the second place with 44.5%.


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Friday, May 16th, 2014. 17:11

iPhone 6 to Feature 1704 x 960 Resolution Screen?



As the iPhone 6 release date draws near, more and more specs for the would-be device appear on the Internet. Today I want to tell you about the screen resolution of the handset.


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Thursday, May 15th, 2014. 18:12

Numerous Users Report Early-2011 MacBook Pro GPU Failures



A wide number of early-2011 MacBook Pro owners have begun reporting problems with their laptops. The issues are probably somehow connected with AMD's discrete video cards on both 15-inch and 17-inch models.


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Wednesday, May 14th, 2014. 17:21

Apple to Add HD Audio Playback to iOS 8 and Release New In-Ear Headphones and Lightning Cable



According to the latest rumors from various sources, Apple is planning to improve the quality of music playback in iOS 8. Apart from that, the guys from Cupertino may release new versions of both In-Ear Headphones and Lightning connector.


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Tuesday, May 13th, 2014. 23:15

Microsoft Reports 27 Million Office for iPad Downloads



As you probably know, Microsoft released Office for iPad in March. Just a week after the release, Office suite apps, namely, Word, PowerPoint and Excel, became the most popular apps on the App Store. 12 million people downloaded them in the first seven days after launch.


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Tuesday, May 13th, 2014. 23:04

Samsung Becomes Top iPad Display Supplier



This may sound strange, but according to the latest report from usually reliable market research firm DisplaySearch, Samsung managed to become Apple's main iPad display panel supplier in the first quarter of 2014. The South Korean company produced as many as 5.2 million 9.7-inch Retina displays, which were used in the iPad Air and the fourth generation iPad.


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Monday, May 12th, 2014. 15:25

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It's Sunday today, which means I should tell you about the most interesting posts of past seven days. Let's begin.

As you probably know, Apple is expected to release its next-gen iPhone later this year. Ahead of the purported launch, more and more mockups and alleged schematics appear on the Internet. They look pretty much the same, however, each one has a unique or worth mentioning feature. That's why I try to describe each mockup thoroughly.


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Sunday, May 11th, 2014. 19:36

'Latest' iPhone 6 Design and Schematics [Images]



A bunch of new images showing iPhone 6 'latest' schematics have recently appeared on the Internet. Whether these images are legitimate or not is still a question since they were spotted on a Chinese WeiFeng network. The people who published the renderings on the Net claim they got the images directly from Apple suppliers.


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Sunday, May 11th, 2014. 19:16