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Apple Testing 65-Inch iTV Panels With Korean Supplier [Rumor]

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Are we finally getting closer to the existence of the Apple TV set Steve Jobs told Walter Isaacson he had “finally cracked?”

According to a new rumor/report from the South Korea-based Korea Herald, an “unnamed” South Korean display manufacture is currently making 65-inch organic light emitting diode (OLED) panel samples for Apple’s proposed “iTV,” which the company expects to “be mass-produced next year.”

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Apple Not Guilty Of Samsung Patent Violations

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A judge in Seoul, South Korea has denied Samsung’s claim that Apple violated three of its patents, relating to short message services.

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Ending Soon: Supercharge Your Smartphone Camera With The 3-In-1 Lens Kit [Deals]

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Whether you’re snapping photos at a party, at the office, or just around your neighborhood, it’s great to have a smartphone that can make every one of those photos count. But there are some limitations to the camera that is built into your smartphone — such as a lean selection of lenses. Namely, one.

This Cult of Mac Deals offer gives you what you need to supercharge your smartphone camera — a 3-in–1 lens kit for only $24! Having these lenses in your back pocket gives you artistic versatility so you can adapt to any photo opportunity. And you can get this kit right now at a savings of 65%!

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The Universal Hands-Free Car Kit: Sync Your Smart Device To Your Car Stereo [Deals]

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Cult of Mac Deals is offering an elegant, simple solution to put an end to “station frustration” once and for all, courtesy of the team at Bazaared. This device allows you to share any audio output (including Pandora and Spotify) from your iPhone, iPod, or any other device with a 3.5mm audio socket by simply tuning in your car radio to the frequency you choose on the transmitter.

With the Universal Hands Free Car Kit, if it’s playing through your device it’s playing in your car and Cult of Mac Deals has it for just $19 for a limited time!

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Keyboarding Reinvented Specifically For Your iPad [Deals]

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The Touchfire keyboard has all the functionality of a standard keyboard, but in a paper-thin, transparent rubber that fits directly on your screen. You can still view the entire screen right through the keyboard with the ability to touch and swipe as if nothing was there – and Cult of Mac Deals has it for $42 for a limited time!

The Touchfire is a true Kickstarter success story. The creators Steve Isaac & Brad Melmon jump started the process on Kickstarter and with a goal of $10,000 they ended up blowing it out of the water with raising more than $200,000! Since their campaign ended in 2011 they’ve been in full force delivering one of the most revolutionary iPad products to consumers around the globe.

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Samsung Secures Sharp LCD Supply With $112 Million Investment

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Sharp has this morning announced a ¥10.4 billion ($112 million) investment from Samsung that will provide the latter with a 3% stake in the company. It makes Samsung the biggest individual shareholder in the Japanese display maker, and secures its access to Sharp’s LCD panel supplies.

The investment comes at a time when Sharp has been struggling. The company received a $4.4 billion bailout from the banks in October 2012, and its iPad display orders from Apple were recently cut as consumer demand shifted to the smaller iPad mini, which Sharp is not involved with.

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Samsung Says Apple Stole Notification Center

Samsung Says Apple Stole Notification Center

While Apple fans will argue that Android copied iOS, it’s hard to deny that Apple didn’t take a little bit of inspiration back from from Android, too. Its Notification Center is an almost identical copy of Android’s — that’s easy to see no matter which side of the fence you’re on. In fact, Samsung’s now using this as another reason to sue Apple in South Korea.

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iPhone 5 Attracts Large Crowds As It Launches In China & 32 Additional Countries

iPhone 5 Attracts Large Crowds As It Launches In China & 32 Additional Countries

The iPhone 5 is now in China.

Almost three months after making its debut in the United States, Apple’s iPhone 5 goes on sale in China and 32 addition countries today. As is often the case when Apple launches a new gadget, fans lined up in droves in an effort to get their hands on the Cupertino company’s latest smartphone before it’s all sold out. Some stores, however, were unusually quiet.

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Apple Announces iPhone 5 Is Coming To South Korea And 50 Additional Countries In December

Apple Announces iPhone 5 Is Coming To South Korea And 50 Additional Countries In December

iPhone 5 will be on sale in 97 countries by 2013.

Apple has announced today that the iPhone 5 will be launching in South Korea on December 7, followed by 50 additional countries throughout the month, including Brazil, Russia, and Taiwan. Add that to the 47 countries where it’s already on sale, and Apple’s latest smartphone will be in 97 markets by 2013.

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South Korea Wants Apple To Remove Japanese Names For Dokdo Islets From iOS 6 Maps

South Korea Wants Apple To Remove Japanese Names For Dokdo Islets From iOS 6 Maps

The Dokdo islets in iOS 6 Maps.

South Korea has asked Apple to remove the Japanese names of the Dokdo islets from its new Maps app in iOS 6. Both Asian countries claim ownership of Dokdo, which has long caused tensions between the two. In iOS 5, when Maps was powered by Google Maps, only the Korean name for the islets was used, and that’s how Korean officials want it to stay.

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