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News Round Up: Import Ban on Apple Prodcuts? Samsung vs Apple Trail End, Surface Gets Price Point & Cyanogen Mod 10

This week Post PC Nation takes a closer look at the possible import ban on the Apple products in the US, the end of the Samsung Apple trail as well as pricing for the Windows RT edition of Microsoft’s surface tablet and Cyanogen mod 10…

Steve Jobs Was Receptive to 7″ tablets According to an Internal email

Steve Jobs was never shy about expressing his disdain for the the 7 inch tablets, but thanks to the Samsung Apple legal battle new information has been released about Jobs true feeling on the form factor.  The most vocal moment for Jobs was in an…

Apple Insanity Patent Rant on Why we Need Patent Reform [Video]

Patents wars have been heatng up for a while now, but the latest round that have managed to ban the Galaxy Nexus and the Galaxy Tab 10.1… are bordering on absurd.  Lucky for us Sascha has taken the time to pull it all together into

Nokia Thinks Google’s Nexus 7 Infringes on Their Patents

Everybody is stepping on somebody’s toes!  Google announced the Nexus 7 tablet last week and already Nokia is claiming that the 7″ tablet infringes on some of their Wifi patents. The Inquirer believes that these patents have to do with the IEEE 802.11 Wi-Fi standard.…

Watch Out Intel: Apple Comes Bearing New Ultrabook Patents

Come on, you’re not serious right? We’re all tired of the patent debates circling around smartphones and tablets like vultures. A non-Apple device can’t come to market without fear of a patent struggle? This is crazy. Even the Galaxy S3… is in a battle trying

Apple Files Patent for iPhone Stylus: The iPen?

“Who wants a stylus?” Steve Jobs once asked. Well, apparently Apple does. Rumor has it that Apple recently filed a patent application for an “optical stylus”. The “iPen” would theoretically act like an optical computer mouse, “seeing” underneath the surface via an image sensor. A…

Samsung Patents Dual Screen Tablet – Galaxy Tab with Two 7″ Displays Coming Soon?

Samsung has tablets in pretty much every form factor available and now that they have exhausted their options it appears they have their sites set on a dual screen tablet. A recently discovered patent proves that Samsung has a few tricks up its sleeve when…

Samsung Gets Coolest Patent Ever! Smart Device Skin

Patents have been a hot topic for coverage for a while now and to be honest I’m starting to find it a little boring. But, today I came across a patent from Samsung that doesn’t seem unrealistic to roll out and I want immediately! Imagine…

Google Files Patents To Get Around Apple’s Slide to Unlock

The legal battle between Apple and Google has been on going and with Apple filing so many patents we’ve always wondered if Google was going to start ramping up it’s patent portfolio in ways other than acquiring companies. A recent Google patent application shows a…

Are Facebook & Zynga in Danger Thanks to Apple’s Latest Patent?

This is it, there is nothing that Apple won’t patent! Once again they’ve patented something that has been in use since pretty much the beginning of the internet. Apple’s latest patent claims ownership of the ability to buy digital stuff online with credits.
We’re shocked…

Apple Wins “Slide to Unlock” Lawsuit in Germany Against Motorola Mobility Smartphones

A German court has ruled in Apple’s favor regarding Motorola Mobility’s supposed infringement on Apple’s “slide to unlock” patent, EP1964022, which describes “unlocking a device by performing gestures on an unlock image”.

Apple won what could be a permanent injunction against two of Motorola Mobility’s…

Apple Denied Temporary Injunction Against Galaxy Tab 10.1N and Galaxy Nexus in Germany

That was fast. Just yesterday we reported on Apple’s win against Samsung to maintain the ban on sales of the original Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Germany. A higher regional court in Dusseldorf granted Apple that win. However today, a Munich regional court denied Apple’s motion…

German Court Sides with Apple in Samsung Patent Suit

Samsung and Apple have been busy going at each other in patent suits and Friday a German court has ruled that Apple hasn’t violated one of Samsung’s technical patents as part of a broader patent dispute.
“We are disappointed that the court did not share…

Future iOS Devices Could Replace 30-Pin Connector with MagSafe, HP Veer Did it First

A newly released Apple patent shows that Apple may switch over to MagSafe connectors instead of the “universal”, 30-pin connector that current iOS devices use.

Apple’s MacBook line has enjoyed the useful MagSafe connectors for years now, but it’s possible given the patent diagram above,…

Apple Goes After the Samsung SII in Germany

Last year Apple managed to get sales of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1… banned in Germany, Samsung changed the design of the device and it recently went on sale in Germany. Things haven’t stopped there and Apple has filed another lawsuit based on Apple design