Oct 15

Some time ago Samsung started a Lawsuit in The Netherlands against all of Apples mobile products that make use of 3G telecommunications technology. Samsungs plan, ban sales of all Apples mobile products with 3G capabilities in The Netherlands, meaning iPhones and 3G iPads. The Hague court was anything but impressed and today denied Samsungs request. This is a big hit for Samsung since Apple won a Lawsuit to block Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Sales In Australia. The court also rejected Apples counterclaims in the case. » Dutch Court Throws Out Samsungs Lawsuit Against Apple

Oct 14

Samsung is no longer allowed to sell the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia. Thanks to a lawsuit Apple started against Samsung because they claimed the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 design was to similar to the Apple iPad design. Apple earlier already achieved their mission in getting an German judge to block Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 from being sold in Germany. Apple will continue to get the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Europe and United States. » Judge Blocked Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Sales In Australia At Apples Request

Aug 19

Appleinsider posted on their website that there are some angry people in China, customers reported purchasing iPhone 4s from Beijing Apple Stores only to discover their warranties were for less than a year, prompting allegations that the handsets were refurbished. Yes the report claims Apple sells iPhones to their customers “you” that has been given back to the Apple Store by previous customers because there was something wrong with the device. After Apple fixed this issue it goes back to the Apple Store, ready to be sold again. » Chinese People Angry: Apple Accused Of Selling Refurbished iPhones As New In China

Aug 08

According to Patently Apple a small company in Florida sues Apple for OS Xs fast booting operation. The interesting twist to this lawsuit is that the patent was originally owned by LG Electronics. The Mac desktop operating system violates a patent that a “Florida company” owns for quickly booting an OS. The patent was originally issued to LG Electronics in 2002.

Patent: “A method for fast booting a computer system, comprising the steps of: A. performing a power on self test (POST) of basic input output system (BIOS) when the system is powered on or reset is requested; B. checking whether a boot configuration information including a system booting state which was created while executing a previous normal booting process exists or not; C. storing the boot configuration information from execution of the POST operation before loading a graphic interface (GUI) program, based on the checking result; and D. loading the graphic user interface (GUI) program.” » Apple Sued By Florida Company For Fast Booting Patent!

Aug 04

location apple south korea lawsuit
Appleinsider reported that South Korea fines Apple 3 million won ($2,830) For violating Koreas location information laws. The Korea Communications Commission announced Wednesday in a statement it has ordered Apple Korea to pay the fine for violating the countrys location information laws, this fine looks really to Apple and probably they will pay this fine just like they did a view weeks ago. Apple Inc. has faced various complaints and criticisms since revelations in the U.S. in April that iPhones were storing the locations of nearby cellphone towers and Wi-Fi hot spots for up to a year. Such data can be used to create a rough map of the device owner’s movements. » South Korea Fines Apple $2,830 For “Illegal” Location Tracking

Jun 12

Wi-Fi Sync
After Apple revealed its new Wi-Fi Sync feature in iOS 5, the company has been accused of ripping off the work of a developer whose app, which is also titled “Wi-Fi Sync,” was rejected from the App Store. “Developer Greg Hughes, who is also a student at the University of Birmingham, created the “Wi-Fi Sync” app last year and submitted it to Apple’s App Store. But, the app was rejected by Apple.” » Apple Accused Of Ripping Off Rejected ‘Wi-Fi Sync’ App

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