Tag Archives: Court Case

Before “Slide to Unlock”, iPhone was planned as ‘always on’ device

Apple vs. Samsung may be a dull affair in the big picture sense, but when you start digging in to the evidence offered up at court, some tasty tidbits start to surface. On Friday, Greg Christie – the head of Apple’s human interface team – took the stand and revealed the companies original plan to have the iPhone as an ‘always on’ device. They wanted…

Apple vs. Samsung court case set to resume in November

Judge Lucy Koh is a name many will be familiar with by now, as she has been the presiding judge in the ongoing major legal patent battle between the two tech giants, Apple and Samsung. At the back end of summer last year, Apple was judged to be owed over $1 billion in damages by Sammy, a figure which Judge Koh later stated wasn’t correct. In March, she…

Samsung Chief: “iPhone couldn’t exist without our technology”

Apple and Samsung have moved swiftly from amicable manufacturing partners to fierce enemies in almost no time at all. It’s fair to say, that following the $1B court case in NY earlier in the year, Sammy is feeling pretty bitter against our favorite fruit company. If today’s report is anything to go by, the fued is as far from over as penguins are from…

Apple’s official apology to Samsung: “UK court says they didn’t copy the iPad, but they totally did!”

Apple and Samsung have been in and out of court more times in the last year than I can count. They have lawsuits against each other in virtually every continent. The case that gained the biggest press was in the US, where the jury decided that Sammy owed Apple somewhere in the region of $1B damages for copying its iOS user interface in TouchWiz. There…

Further 132 page report shows that Samsung did copy the iPhone

In what is most likely the most damning evidence against Samsung’s copycat-ism, Apple has revealed an internal report created by the Galaxy makers that virtually proves on its own that the Korean tech giant did copy the popular iOS device. Having compared an early version of its Galaxy user interface with the iPhone, Samsung wrote a huge 132 pages…