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Best Buy Apple fixture install may put iPhone 5 release date at October 21 [Updated]

Best Buy Apple fixture install may put iPhone 5 release date at October 21 [Updated]

A photograph of an internal Best Buy retail calendar screenshot may give us the best clue yet as to the launch day of the iPhone 5. The event in question is an Apple fixture installation and is scheduled for October 21st. The date in question is a Friday which would line up with other iPhone release days. This not a normal fixture installation either according to a tipster who talked...

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Regarding San Francisco Police, Apple and the search for the missing iPhone prototype

Regarding San Francisco Police, Apple and the search for the missing iPhone prototype

Despite a day of wild rumors, SFWeekly is reporting that the San Francisco Police Department did assist Apple investigators when an iPhone prototype device again went missing in a bar late July this year. Contradicting past statements that no records exist of police involvement in the search for the lost prototype, San Francisco Police Department spokesman Lt. Troy Dangerfield now...

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Does HTC violate Apple patents because Android founder Andy Rubin was inspired by them when he worked at Apple?

Does HTC violate Apple patents because Android founder Andy Rubin was inspired by them when he worked at Apple?

Long title, longer legal filing, but the gist is Apple seems to be claiming Android founder Andy Rubin was working for Apple and reporting to the man who filed for a patent on Apple's behalf that Apple is now suing HTC for violating in their Android phones. Even longer: Android and Mr. Rubin's relevant background does not start, as HTC would like the Commission to believe, with his...

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