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Apple’s store designer takes job with Samsung

Perhaps one of Apple’s greatest advantages over rival Samsung is retail. The Cupertino firm behind the iPhone is known for its massive retail presence, and it does retail better than pretty much anyone. The Apple Store design is iconic, and has become a symbol for the company. The stores are unique to Apple, and it is one of the most perfected parts of the…

$99 Goophone i5C is a 4-inch Android running iPhone 5C clone

We’re used to seeing iPhone clones popping up in China, especially from one company in particular. Goophone has a history of releasing its own, cheap alternatives to the iPhone. Aesthetically, they look fairly similar to the iPhone, it’s when you boot them up that you notice the biggest difference: They’re running Android. Goophone’s latest ‘i5C’ is…

Google blatantly copies Apple diagram in patent application

Google Patent Filing Apple Patent Filing This is just, weird. Never before have I personally heard of one company, a major one at that, copying a diagram from another major company’s patent application. Near exactly, at that. The folks over at Patently Apple were doing what they do best when someone came across a Google patent with something that…

Dutch court ruling: Samsung didn’t copy Apple’s iPad design

If you haven’t yet heard of the seemingly endless Apple vs. Samsung design copying case, then you mustn’t have been paying attention through 2012. Essentially, Apple has claimed that Samsung’s range of Galaxy tablets have copied the design of Apple’s iPad, and so far, the case has landed the Cupertino giants a healthy $1.05 billion in compensation in the…

Can’t wait for the new iMac to arrive? Try a $540 Chinese clone… or not

Dang, Chinese clone-makers are getting seriously good at copying Apple. Check out the computer above, designed and manufactured by “Mr. Hong”, it features a 21.5-inch 1920 x 1080 resolution display, 4GB RAM, i3 dual core processor and a 500GB hard drive. The processor can be upgraded to an i5 if desired, and you can order some solid state storage…

Phil Schiller to be questioned by Samsung in post-trial deposition

Phil Schiller, Apple’s Senior VP of Worldwide Marketing, will be questioned by Samsung in a post-trial deposition. It was revealed today that Samsung will be allowed a 3-hour period to query Schiller on matters associated with Apple’s requests to ban some of Samsung’s products (which were found by a jury to be in violation of Apple’s…

New Chromebook is a $250 MacBook Air wannabe

Look at the picture above. Now back here. Now back at the picture. Now back here. What computer is pictured above? If you guessed MacBook Air, you are only half right. The picture on the right is indeed Apple’s MacBook Air. So, what is this oh so similar computer on the left? Oh, that’s just Google’s new Chromebook, built by Samsung. Yes, that is…

UK Judge: Apple has to post notice saying Samsung didn’t copy iPad

Don’t think I’ve seen this one before. Bloomberg is reporting that a UK Judge has ruled that Apple must make a public statement in the UK saying that Samsung did not copy the iPad design for it’s tablet devices. There are two ways in which Apple must send the message: Apple must post a message up on its website Apple must post this message in…