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Apple and Samsung to drop patent lawsuits outside US

Apple and Samsung have agreed to end all patent lawsuits outside the US, reports Bloomberg. The decision comes after three years of litigation. Legal actions between the two companies will come to an end in countries including the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, South Korea, Japan and Australia In a joint statement, the two…

iPhone 6 event to take place on September 9?

According to the ever-reliable John Paczkowski at Re/code, Apple’s next big media event is scheduled for September 9th. Given the past trend of iPhone launches, it’s safe to assume this will be the event in which Apple will introduce the iPhone 6 (or whatever it ends up being called). “Apple has scheduled a big media event for Tuesday, Sept. 9 — a…

Apple officially welcomes Beats as acquisition clears

Months after the initial rumors and subsequent confirmation of the acquisition of Beats, Apple has officially welcomed them to the fold. With a special page on their website, Apple welcomed Beats Music and Beats Electronics, proclaiming the common love that both companies have: music. Apple’s welcome message, which can be found on its own page, is…

Throwback Tech: iPod Classic 5th generation

Over the years, I’ve collected a lot of different tech gadgets and accessories and I’m sure many of you have as well. If you’re like me, you find it hard to part with some of these old gadgets. I’ve never been able to pinpoint why I’m such a hoarder when it comes to gadgets, but it may be due in part to the fact that I’m a self-confessed tech…

Apple promoting tax-free holiday purchases in the US

    Apple will cut sales tax charges for purchases made in-store and online during the tax-free holiday, which in most states is August 1 to August 3. Tax-free purchases are also eligible to take advantage of Apple’s “Back to School” promotion, which gives consumers the addition of an Apple Store gift card when they purchase a Mac, an…

Why do we ruin all of Apple’s surprises?

In a brief hiatus from tech blogging, forced upon me as I moved house, I’ve taken a good deal of time to think about the nature of Apple’s product launches, and how our community engages with new products before they’re released. I’m essentially talking about the countless leaks and rumors we receive every day, documenting the next iPhone’s form factor, its…

Here’s how large Apple’s iPhone and iPad businesses are

While analyst opinions can sway on whether or not Apple has a ‘successful’ quarter, there is one thing that is very clear: Apple is making a lot of money.  On their earnings call on July 22nd, Apple announced revenue of $37.43 billion and $7.7 billion profit.  Even though some are concerned that iPad sales growth is slowing, Apple is still continuing to…