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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: July 24, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: July 24, 2012

This morning it's time to get thin with the newest and best technology for stealing your fellow citizen's cash: ATM skimmers for thievery on the horizon. You'll be seeing some Box on your Windows Phone devices in the near future as the group signs up for a party with Qualcomm. There are some lawful bits this morning for Samsung as the Galaxy Tab 7.7 gets mixed rulings and Apple lets it be known that the company owes them $2.5 billion dollars - no big deal!

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Mixed Galaxy Tab 7.7 rulings confuse even Samsung (but it may not matter anyway)

Mixed Galaxy Tab 7.7 rulings confuse even Samsung (but it may not matter anyway)

Apple's Europe-wide sales ban of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 has prompted confusion this morning, with uncertainty - including from Samsung itself - as to what impact it will have on store shelves. The sales injunction, awarded by a Dusseldorf appeals court earlier today, seemingly conflicts with a UK court ruling earlier in July which ruled that the 7.7-inch tablet had not, in fact, copied the iPad's aesthetic.

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Apple wins Galaxy Tab 7.7 European ban but Samsung’s 10.1N slips through

Apple wins Galaxy Tab 7.7 European ban but Samsung’s 10.1N slips through

Apple has secured a European sales ban on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7, convincing a Dusseldorf appeals court that it infringes its patents, though another attempt to get the larger Samsung slate blocked failed. The fast-tracked case ruled that the 7.7-inch Galaxy Tab 7.7 infringed Apple's patented tablet designs, but that Samsung's redesign of the Galaxy Tab 10.1N to work around those same designs was sufficient to permit European sales.

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Samsung tablets no iPad copycats decides UK court

Samsung tablets no iPad copycats decides UK court

Various legal battles rage across the world for tech companies, but it looks like Apple isn’t having much luck in the UK. Last week, HTC was found not to infringe on Apple’s patents, with three being found invalid. Now Samsung has been given the all-clear by the High Court of England and Wales. The court found that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7, Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 8.9 all have recognizable differences between Apple’s iPad, and as a result will remain on sale in the UK.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Android 4.0 ICS update list released

Samsung Galaxy Tab Android 4.0 ICS update list released

It appears that your Samsung Galaxy Tab, almost no matter what model it might be, will be grabbing an update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in the very near future. A list has been leaked today by Sam Mobile showing every device from the Galaxy Tab Plus 7.0 up to the Galaxy Tab 10.1, each of them getting prepped right this minute for the newest version of Android starting next month!

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Anti-iPad: Three Android Alternatives

Anti-iPad: Three Android Alternatives

You'd be forgiven for thinking the new iPad was the only tablet around, given the furore - and the sales success - of the third-gen model, but what if, for one reason or another, you're left unswayed by Apple's shiny slate? There's a world of tablets outside of the iPad, and for the moment Android is the main competition. Read on for our top three picks for the iPad-avoider.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Full Size Keyboard Dock Review

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Full Size Keyboard Dock Review

Just this past week we got our hands on the Galaxy Tab 7.7 LTE, a perfectly excellent tablet from Samsung carried by Verizon and reviewed and full by us. This week we've got our hands on the official Full Size Keyboard Dock, as it were, and it's looking to be the perfect companion for this already pretty nice little device. What we're going to look at here in this relatively brief review is build quality, speed of connection, and expansion abilities - spoiler: it does pretty good in all these categories.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 LTE Review

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 LTE Review

The size range of Android-based devices Samsung has made over the past year is far and away the largest any manufacturer has yet achieved, and if you're unable to find the screen size you desire at the moment, you likely have only to wait another week or month and poof! It will appear. That said, it appears that the Galaxy Tab 7.7 has appeared here in the USA in an LTE edition made specifically for Verizon, and having taken a glance at every single other display size in the lineup I can comfortably say the following: this is one of the best.

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Verizon Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 LTE launches March 1

Verizon Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 LTE launches March 1

Verizon has confirmed pricing and availability for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 LTE, which will hit the carrier's 4G network on March 1. Fronted by a 7.7-inch 1280 x 800 Super AMOLED HD touchscreen, the Galaxy Tab 7.7 uses Verizon's LTE network for high-speed mobile connectivity, and can share that pipe with up to ten WiFi clients in hotspot mode. It will be priced at $499.99 with a new, two-year agreement.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 LTE coming to Verizon

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 LTE coming to Verizon

Even before most of the world can purchase Samsung's first Super AMOLED tablet, the US is getting a version for Verizon's LTE network. Samsung broke the news themselves in their CES press conference today: the Galaxy Tab 7.7 is getting a localized Verizon LTE model The specifications are the same as the model revealed in 2010, with the obvious addition of mobile broadband.

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