All items tagged with "Apple vs. Samsung"

iPhone 6 reveal date, Kanye’s tech pests and the rest of this week’s hottest news

The iPhone 6 seems to get nearer and nearer each week as Apple fanboys and other tech enthusiasts await an official reveal date with mounting anxiety, but the age of the iPhone 6 might finally be close at hand. A year’s worth of leaks, rumors, and theories regarding the iPhone 6 are finally about to be put to rest, thanks to sources who revealed this week exactly when we can expect Apple to reveal their next generation iPhone.

Watch today’s Cult of Mac news roundup for all the details on the rumored iPhone 6 keynote date, as well as iOS 8 beta 5 details, and even why one piece of technology has Kanye West filing lawsuits like his name’s Johnnie Cochran.

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Samsung’s ‘jihadist’ jibe could result in Apple peace talks failing

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George Orwell once wrote that, “The war is not meant to be won, it is meant to be continuous.”

Yesterday we reported on the fact that Samsung and Apple were sitting down to negotiate an end to the ongoing litigation between the two companies — and unlike all the previous occasions, this time the plan was to make it stick.

Well, one day later, and talks between the two warring factions are reportedly breaking down — as lawyers from both sides express difficulty working with each other. What is seemingly particularly grinding gears in the Apple camp are statements made by Samsung’s top lawyer, referring to the protracted lawsuit as “Apple’s Vietnam” and Apple as “jihadist.”

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Don’t Be Stupid, Steve Jobs Didn’t Steal iOS Bounce-Back From ‘Pong’

Don’t Be Stupid, Steve Jobs Didn’t Steal iOS Bounce-Back From ‘Pong’

Does this look like an iPhone to you?

In a laughable post over at LawPundit, Andis Kaulins makes an argument that Apple’s landmark $1 billion win against Samsung for patent infringement is at least partially bogus.

Why? Because Apple’s patent for bounce-back scrolling isn’t an original idea, but was, in fact, stolen from Pong, a game first released back in 1972. There are just a few problems with this idea…

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Apple-Samsung Trial: Judge Sets December Injunction Hearing

Apple-Samsung Trial: Judge Sets December Injunction Hearing

U.S. Federal Judge Lucy Koh has moved the hearing for Apple’s request for an injunction against Samsung phones to December, possibly diluting the economic effect of last week’s patent trial verdict.

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Here’s A List Of All The Samsung Products Apple Wants To Ban

Here’s A List Of All The Samsung Products Apple Wants To Ban

Apple just won their trial against Samsung on Friday, but they aren’t wasting any time listing the Samsung products that they will seek to have banned in the US. It looks like Apple is only going after eight phones, including the popular Galaxy S II.

Here are all the phones currently on the list:

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U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh: Apple’s Lawyers Are “Smoking Crack” In Samsung Case

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh: Apple’s Lawyers Are “Smoking Crack” In Samsung Case

Once again, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh has lost her patience with the lawyers at the Apple vs. Samsung trial. As noted in our ongoing Apple vs. Samsung liveblog, a frustrated Judge Koh asked Apple’s attorneys if they were “smoking crack” after trying to book too many few witnesses for their last few hours of making their case.

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