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Apple photo gallery patent about to get all Samsung Galaxy phones banned in the EU?

A Dutch court today issued a European Union-wide injunction against the sale of Samsung Galaxy S, Galaxy S II, and Galaxy Ace phones, due to violation of an Apple patent involving swiping between photos in a gallery. The injunction would start taking effect in mid-October (around the time of iPhone 5 release).

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iPhone, iPad untouched by mobile malware attacks

Anti-virus maker McAfee has released a report saying that iOS devices, including iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch were pretty much unaffected by the growing mobile malware attacks facing platforms like Google's Android. Jailbroken iOS devices were slightly more vulnerable, having had to deal with 4 variants of the same attack, but still far less than the 44 affecting Android (a 76% increase.)

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Acer reports quarterly losses, blames iPad "fever"

Acer has reported their first ever quarterly loss and Chairman J.T. Wang is placing the blame squarely on "tablets" (i.e. iPad), a "fever" he does not think will last. Having seen their fortunes rise with the netbook market most hurt by Apple's iPad, Wang concedes it would be impossible for Acer to break even this year, but thinks iPad will face and netbooks will regain consumer interest moving forward.

Right.

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LogMeIn Ignition remote desktop now 50% off

If you have been  on the fence about buying LogMeIn Ignition due to its high price then now is the time to go for it. For a limited time, the price of the app has been slashed by 50%. We don’t know how long the sale is going to last so it may be wise to pick this up sooner rather than later!

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Ten One launches the Pogo Sketch Pro stylus

Ten One has just launched its latest stylus for iOS devices and it looks to be a very nice addition to its range. The new stylus which is called the Pogo Sketch Pro is machined from a single piece of aluminum wrapped with a rubber grip for easy hand writing. The tip is replaceable so if it gets damaged, you don’t need to buy a new stylus either.

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Samsung claims Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey as prior iPad art

No, you didn't read the headline wrong -- Samsung is claiming their Galaxy Tab 10.1 couldn't be a copy of Apple's iPad because... it was copying the earlier movie prop from Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. Well, okay, not copying -- more like maintaining the design elements were commonplace in pop culture, especially science fiction. One of the ways to invalidate a patent is to prove prior art -- that someone had the idea before the company who was awarded the patent.

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Sprint to get iPhone 5 this October?

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Sprint Nextel will get iPhone 5 mid-October, the same time TiPb reported AT&T and Verizon would be getting Apple's next generation handset.

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iPhone 5 replacement parts cropping up online

Online parts supplier TVC Mall claims to have some iPhone 5 replacement parts in stock. If these are the real deal, it gives us a bit more information on the internals of the iPhone 5. Besides the rear camera, TVC has a few other iPhone 5 replacement parts listed - an iPhone 5 replacement battery, audio jack flex cable (pictured above), and the prox sensor flex.

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Dual mode GSM/CDMA iPhone 5 spotted in app logs?

Right now iPhone 5, like any dark matter, can only be observed by its effects on others, including the log traces it leaves and the cases manufacturers leak. This time it's TechCrunch, citing an undisclosed developer who's iOS app, points to records of a never-before-seen dual-mode GSM/CDMA world phone.

[TechCrunch]

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Apple set to release an 8GB iPhone 4 alongside the iPhone 5?

According to a report from Reuters this morning, Apple has instructed its Asian manufacturers to begin production of a lower priced iPhone 4 with just 8GB of on-board storage. The information comes from “People with knowledge of the matter”. The flash drives for the 8GB iPhone 4 will be manufactured by a Korean company according to the same sources but no company name was revealed.

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