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New iPad Arrives In South Korea & 11 Other Countries This Week

New iPad Arrives In South Korea & 11 Other Countries This Week

Despite strong demand, the new iPad continues its international rollout next week.

Exactly one month after the device made its debut in the U.S. on March 16, the new iPad will arrive in South Korea and 11 additional countries this week.

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Apple Offering Discounts On Most Products In Asia To Celebrate The Lunar New Year [Deals]

Apple Offering Discounts On Most Products In Asia To Celebrate The Lunar New Year [Deals]

If you’re reading us from Asia, great news: the Asian continent’s own answer to Black Friday starts tomorrow, January 6th, and as rumored. Apple’s now having a Lunar New Year Sale to celebrate, offering discounts on most of their popular products in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand.

The discounts are basically similar to those U.S. Apple Store customers saw in November, with discounts of between 6-8% on iPads, 10% discounts on iPods, and between 5-10% off all MacBooks.

If you’re in one of the aforementioned countries and want to start the New Year right, get hopping: this sale will only continue for 24 hours.

Apple iPod Touch, iPad Lead List of Favorite Holiday iGifts [Survey]

Apple iPod Touch, iPad Lead List of Favorite Holiday iGifts [Survey]

In the war between Apple and Android, there are no holiday breaks. That incessant back-and-forth could be seen in how many devices were activated during the Christmas weekend. According to a mobile analytics firm, Apple destroyed Android in places like the U.S., the U.K. and Germany, often spearheaded by the iPod touch and iPad.

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Patent Wars: Apple Loses To Samsung And Moto In Germany, Australia

Patent Wars: Apple Loses To Samsung And Moto In Germany, Australia

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In the ever-changing patent wars, somedays you are the windshield and some days you are the bug. After coming up roses Thursday, Apple finds itself on the losing side against Samsung and Motorola.

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Samsung: We Won’t Block the iPhone 4S in South Korea — Just Everywhere Else

Samsung: We Won’t Block the iPhone 4S in South Korea — Just Everywhere Else

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In a twist that’s left many scratching their heads, Apple’s rival Samsung dropped plans to block iPhone 4S sales on its home turf of South Korea… the one place they could really hope for a reasonable chance at a court win. After a long-running debate, the Android-maker reportedly decided not to battle Apple in its home country because they do not need to “gain more market share in Korea,” a blustery position if there ever was one.

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South Korea Removes Ban On iOS Games With iPhone 4S Launch Ahead

South Korea Removes Ban On iOS Games With iPhone 4S Launch Ahead

Apple issued a press release yesterday in which it confirmed the new iPhone 4S will be launching in South Korea next Friday, November 11. In order to prepare for its arrival, the South Korean government has lifted a ban that prevented iOS users from downloading games onto their devices.

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South Korean Carrier Introduces NFC to iPhone with Apple Certified Case

South Korean Carrier Introduces NFC to iPhone with Apple Certified Case

Many of the rumors surrounding the iPhone 5 in recent months have claimed that the device won’t feature near-field communications technology, however, that doesn’t mean you can’t get it on your iPhone. One South Korean carrier is offering an NFC service to its customers with a new ‘Apple Certified’ case.

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Apple Pressured Into Changing iPhone Returns Policy in South Korea

Apple Pressured Into Changing iPhone Returns Policy in South Korea

Apple has been pressured into changing its iPhone returns policy in South Korea following complaints from regulators. The South Korea Fair Trade Commission insisted the Cupertino company changes the way in which it handles defective iPhones that are returned within one month, and after a 12-month wait Apple has complied.

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13-Year Old Korean Girl Sues Apple Over Faulty Moisture Sensors

13-Year Old Korean Girl Sues Apple Over Faulty Moisture Sensors

You might not agree with her position, but you’ve got to admit that this is one precocious kid: a thirteen year old iPhone owner is set to go into court next month to contest what she and her family claim was an unjust charge levied by Apple Korea to fix an iPhone 3G which they claimed had been water damaged.

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