Walmart will be offering the big-screen name brand Android-powered tablet for $299. That represents a $60 discount off the typical price. The tablet features Android 4.2 for the operating system, a 1.3-megapixel front camera, 3.2-megapixel rear camera, and 16 GB of internal storage.
Two years after the first Apple-Samsung patent trial, the big winner in that case -- Apple -- has dropped a motion to cross-appeal a portion of Judge Lucy Koh's final verdict. The action means that the company has officially given up hope of seeing any product bans on the 23 Samsung products found guilty of copying Apple technology, though the matter is largely moot as none of the products are still offered for sale anyway. Despit ... Source: MacNN
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Apple has filed a motion to drop a cross-appeal in the seemingly eternal patent battle between the Cupertino-based tech giant and rival Samsung, as noted today by FOSS Patents.
As the appeals process drags on, Apple has decided to let go of certain points and accept the court’s rulings. In this case, Apple has decided not to seek an injunction against certain Samsung devices from its first trial in 2012. Apple has already tried to get an injunction against these devices twice in the past, bu ... Source: 9to5Mac
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Samsung's biggest fear is that it will become just another small-margin smartphone vendor along the lines of LG, HTC, Xiaomi and countless others. This is why it's invested so many resources into creating its own Tizen mobile platform and why it's tried unsuccessfully to heavily modify Android with overlays like Magazine UX to move its mobile devices beyond being ... Source: BGR
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New submitter tekxtc (136198) writes Slashdot has reported in the past that a Tizen phone is coming and that the design and photos leaked. But, it has just been announced that the launch of the first Tizen phone has been delayed because of its Tizen's small ecosystem. Should it ever ship? Haven't Android and iOS completely cornered the market? Is there any hope for the likes of Tizen, Firefox OS, and Windows on phones a ... Source: AppleSlashdot
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Nearly 90% of people in Brazil have Android phones, and almost none of them has Apple's iPhones, according to Kantar. That astonishing statistic, and the equally dramatic news that Android has more than 75% of smartphone market share in Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico, gives you an idea of the headwinds facing Apple's new iPhone 6 when it launches in September: These are modern economies with millions of ... Source: The Business Insider
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STUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com) — Lifestyle expert Chi-Lan Lieu stopped by KCAL9 Monday afternoon to share what the latest travel essentials are this summer.
Some of the hot items Lieu shared today were:
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 – with up to 10-hours of battery life, this makes for the thinnest and lightest tablet that can run two window and applications at once while monitoring with parental controls.
UltraFocus 8000 LE Headphones by Polk Audio – the ... Source: CBS Los Angeles
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Apple on Monday filed a motion with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to drop its cross-appeal of California Judge Lucy Koh's final judgment in its patent trial against Samsung, meaning the company will no longer seek a produc ... Source: AppleInsider
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Let's all just be thankful that this girl didn't fall asleep with the cell phone on her cheek. Aww, do you remember those days of staying up late and ... Source: E Online
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