Apple Vs Samsung

73% of quarterly smartphone and tablet profits belonged to Apple

While Samsung shipped roughly double the amount of smartphones Apple did last quarter, market share still isn't translating into profit share, as Apple retains an absolutely massive 73% share of smartphone and tablet profits. And that was during a slow quarter where people started anticipating the next iPhone. John Paczkowski reports for All Things D:

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Shockingly, Steve Jobs wasn't against the idea of an iPad mini...

In 2011, Apple SVP of Internet Services, Eddy Cue, apparently emailed Apple SVP of iOS, Scott Forstall, that Apple's then CEO, the late Steve Jobs was open to the idea of a Samsung Galaxy Tab sized iPad mini.

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Apple vs Samsung trial reveals even more iPhone and iPad prototypes

Say what you want about Apple vs. Samsung and what it reveals about the state of the U.S. patent system, but when it comes to revealing the history of Apple's iPhone and iPad design process, it's turning into the biggest historic win to date. Dozens of prototypes, which might have spent years, decades, or an eternity locked up in the vaults beneath Apple's design labs, have now been presented into evidence, showing us more clearly than ever how iOS devices evolved, which ideas Apple ran with, and which ones they shelved.

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Best Buy customers returned Samsung tablets after mistaking them for iPads...

Amid the flood of court documents being released as part of the ongoing Apple vs Samsung courtroom drama, Ina Fried from AllThingsD notes the following line (emphasis mine):

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Apple, Samsung CEOs once again fail to reach pre-trial agreement on patents

Apple CEO Tim Cook and Samsung's Vice Chairman Choi Gee-sung and mobile chief Shin Jong-Kyun have once again reportedly failed to come to an agreement on their now long-standing patent dispute during a second round of court-mandated settlement talks.

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iMore show 303: Apple vs. Samsung, iOS 6 vs. Android

Rene and Seth discuss Apple's major patent windfall, the UK order for Apple to apologize to Samsung, how iOS 6 compares to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and how Apple will make the iPad mini. This is the iMore show!

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iMore today: AT&Trigonometry, patents of mass destruction, sorry Sammy!

Today on iMore we're talking about AT&T's new sharing plans, Apple's new list view and scroll bar patents, and the U.K. court ordering an apology to Samsung. This is iMore today!

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Samsung says Apple sent letters to carriers and retailers demanding they stop selling Galaxy phones and tablets

ollowing the injunction Apple won against the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Galaxy Nexus, Samsung claims Apple sent letters to carriers and retailers demanding they stop selling the enjoined products. According to FOSS Patents, the letters went out on June 28 and July 7 respectively.

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Siri helps Apple win preliminary injunction against Samsung Galaxy Nexus sales in U.S.

Following up on the sales injunction of the Galaxy Tab 10.1, Apple has also won another preliminary injunction against Samsung, this time regarding unified voice search patents (i.e. Siri) and will affect the Galaxy Nexus.

Yes, Google just lost a case about search patents.

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Apple wins preliminary U.S. sales injunction of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

California judge Lucy Koh has ruled in favor of a preliminary injunction against the Galaxy Tab 10.1 requested by Apple, which will result in a halt of sales in the U.S. once Apple posts a $2.6 billion bond to cover potential damages Samsung would suffer. "Although Samsung has a right to compete, it does not have a right to compete unfairly, by flooding the market with infringing products," Judge Koh said.

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