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Apple’s “clearly wrong” Aussie Samsung tablet ban overturned

Apple’s “clearly wrong” Aussie Samsung tablet ban overturned

Apple's sales injunction against the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia has been overthrown, with an appeals court dismissing the original block as "clearly wrong" and allowing the Android slate to go on sale this Friday. The Cupertino company secured a short stay until the end of the week so that it could ready an appeal of its own, but was told by the Sydney court that if it wanted to extend the tablet ban - handed down in October when Apple convinced a judge that Samsung had "slavishly copied" its iPad design - it would need to convince the High Court.

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Apple has tablet “monopoly” says judge as Samsung appeals ban

Apple has tablet “monopoly” says judge as Samsung appeals ban

Samsung has accused an Australian judge of "fundamental errors" and of misunderstanding the law, as the company protests its recent legal failures against Apple. Challenging the Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales ban awarded last month in the appeals court this week, Samsung described the original ruling as being "grossly unjust" SMH reports, and arguing that Justice Bennett "misunderstood and misapplied the basic requirements" around deciding whether Apple's patents were in fact valid.

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Samsung’s 10.1N Apple-sidestep slate gets German fondle

Samsung’s 10.1N Apple-sidestep slate gets German fondle

Samsung's tablet workaround in Germany has made it into stores and into reviewers' hands, with the Galaxy Tab 10.1N bearing a new bezel design to bypass Apple's injunction. German would-be tableteers hoping for a slice of Samsung's original Galaxy Tab 10.1 had been frustrated, after Apple managed to secure a preliminary sales injunction based on claimed design similarities between it and the iPad. Now the new variant has gone on sale.

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Zen Pinball for Tegra Android, an ultra-early hands-on look

Zen Pinball for Tegra Android, an ultra-early hands-on look

This week we've gotten the opportunity to take a peek at a game that'll be released on the Android Market and through the Tegra Zone - Zen Pinball THD, exclusively for Tegra 2 dual-core processor-toting mobile devices. This is a game that allows you to take your love of pinball and apply it to a handful of utterly fabulous tables, both branded by the developers behind the game and developed inside other universes such as Marvel Comics with the Fantastic Four and Spiderman. Have a peek at a couple of tables in a very early build of this game here!

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Samsung Android 4.0 ICS updates in 2012 reportedly detailed

Samsung Android 4.0 ICS updates in 2012 reportedly detailed

Samsung Italy has reportedly confirmed which of the Korean company's Android devices will receive an Ice Cream Sandwich update, with models such as the Galaxy S II and the Galaxy Tab 10.1 each supposedly in line for a 4.0 upgrade. The Italian arm of the firm listed the GSII and the Tab 10.1, HDBlog claims, along with the Galaxy Note, Galaxy Tab 8.9, Tab 7.7 and Tab 7.0 Plus as all being eligible for a tasty frozen treat. However, don't expect it any time soon.

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Apple demand for broad Samsung tablet ban rejected

Apple demand for broad Samsung tablet ban rejected

An Australian judge has rejected Apple's attempt to have Samsung forced to give the Cupertino company advance notice of new product launches, as well as have limitations placed on tablets other than the Galaxy Tab 10.1. Speaking of yesterday's preliminary sales injunction ruling, Justice Annabelle Bennett told Apple that "it doesn't apply to any other player in the marketplace," WSJ reports, dismissing requests to extend the decision to future models Samsung might release.

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USA Judge finds Samsung infringing on Apple iPad patent

USA Judge finds Samsung infringing on Apple iPad patent

Samsung has been having one whole heck of a lot of trouble with Apple accusing them of infringing on patents around the world, this newest accusation holding sway in none other than our home turf, the USA. Samsung could handle a ban in Austrailia for Galaxy Tabs, certainly no tabs in Germany isn't a hassle when it comes down to it, but America? This could be some big trouble. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh this week has said that Samsung's Galaxy Tab tablets DO infringe on Apple's iPad patents, but made sure to note that Apple will have a problem proving the validity of the patents in question.

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Apple Aussie win could mean death to all Android slates warns expert

Apple Aussie win could mean death to all Android slates warns expert

Apple's sales injunction success over the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia earlier today could have wide-reaching impact on other Android tablets in the country, it's been suggested, with one of Steve Jobs' own patents helping strike the killing blow. The IP in question is particularly broad, FOSS Patents points out, and potentially "broad enough in scope that Google and its OEM partners can't work around them without rendering their products less appealing, or even entirely unappealing, to consumers."

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Apple wins Samsung tablet sales ban in Australia

Apple wins Samsung tablet sales ban in Australia

Apple has won a preliminary sales injunction against Samsung in Australia, blocking the Galaxy Tab 10.1 from hitting store shelves and leaving the Korean company to face either a 2012 trial or scrapping the slate altogether. The federal court judge decided in favor of Apple's claims that Samsung infringed on two patents the company holds, SMH reports, concluding "there were several factors that favoured Apple."

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