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Apple scores victory in Wi-Lan patent infringement case

Apple scores victory in Wi-Lan patent infringement case

Apple has been on the receiving end of a patent infringement from Wi-Lan Inc., which alleged that Apple had infringed upon a patent related to wireless technology via its iPhone handsets. Wi-Lan had sought $248 million from Apple in addition to a cut of each sale, and has told Bloomberg that in light of the ruling it is reviewing its options.

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Belkin iPad Air Qode Slim, Thin, and Ultimate Keyboard Cases to launch next month

Belkin iPad Air Qode Slim, Thin, and Ultimate Keyboard Cases to launch next month

Apple has introduced its latest iPad, the iPad Air, which we got our hands on earlier today. Following this, Belkin has announced three keyboard models for the new slate, each offering its own features for users of many varieties, whether an on-the-go casual user or a business power user. All three will be available for purchase in early November.

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Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 priced and released

Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 priced and released

Microsoft has unveiled its latest Surface tablets, the Surface 2 and the Surface Pro 2. All varieties of both tablets are available for pre-order now from Microsoft, and are being offered alongside a variety of different accessories. Earlier this month, it was revealed that 11,000 Delta airlines pilots will be using the Surface 2.

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Lenovo Miix2 Windows 8.1 tablet brings quad-core Bay Trail processor and IPS display

Lenovo Miix2 Windows 8.1 tablet brings quad-core Bay Trail processor and IPS display

Lenovo has taken the wraps off its latest tablet, the Miix2 8-inch slate. With the tablet comes a quad-core processor and a wide-angle IPS display, as well as Windows 8.1 and an optional stylus. This is one of several devices running Intel Bay Trail processors that will surface over the coming weeks, bringing with it a moderate price tag of $299 USD.

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Apple seeking wider Samsung products import ban

Apple seeking wider Samsung products import ban

On August 9, Samsung took a legal blow as the ITC ruled it had violated two of Apple's patents, something leading to an import ban against certain products. Though Apple had successfully had an ITC product ban overturned by the Obama administration, Samsung wasn't so lucky with its own request, and now Apple is seeking a wider import ban in the US.

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Intel CEO details expected upcoming gadget bargains

Intel CEO details expected upcoming gadget bargains

Intel's CEO Brian Krzanich has dished a lot of information today, with the company's third-quarter financial call having taken place earlier alongside information about Broadwell chip delays and Bay Trail chip availability over the next handful of weeks. Along with both was also information given about expected tech-centric bargains that will surface this holiday shopping season.

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Google Play to feature by default “designed for tablets” section on November 21

Google Play to feature by default “designed for tablets” section on November 21

Google has been pushy with developers for a while now over its apps for tablets criteria, trying to get better looking app offerings for Android slate users. To further this, the company has announced an upcoming change that will be seen by Android tablet users specifically, moving the "designed for tablets" section front and center by default.

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doubleTwist Sync for Windows scores MTP support and UI overhaul

doubleTwist Sync for Windows scores MTP support and UI overhaul

The folks at doubleTwist have introduced an updated doubleTwist Sync for Windows, bringing with it some new functionality shrouded in a redesigned user interface. With the change comes what doubleTwist says are "highly requested features," taking the app closer to what it says is its ultimate goal of giving users access to music delivery "without boundaries."

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Final Fantasy VI destined for Android and iOS later this year

Final Fantasy VI destined for Android and iOS later this year

It has been more than a year since the original Final Fantasy arrived on Android, and soon mobile gamers will be able to enjoy the sixth installment of the game on their iOS and Android devices. This information comes from Square Enix's director and producer Takashi Tokita, who spoke to the folks over at Kotaku earlier today, saying the release will be a modified version of the original.

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Skype for Android updated to version 4.4, brings redesigned tablet user interface

Skype for Android updated to version 4.4, brings redesigned tablet user interface

Following the version 4.0 update that rolled out early in July, Skype has rolled out another big update for its Android app, bringing it to version 4.4. With the latest update, Skype for Android brings a redesigned user interface for tablet users, something Skype says is also available for those using its client on the Kindle Fire HD and the Kindle Fire HDX.

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Archos Platinum tablets unveiled with A9 quad-core processors and IPS displays

Archos Platinum tablets unveiled with A9 quad-core processors and IPS displays

Archos has taken the wraps off a trio of new tablets, the Archos 97b Platinum HD, 101 Platinum, and 80b Platinum. All three tablets are equipped with A9 1.6GHz quad-core processors, 2GB of RAM, and IPS displays. All three are currently slated to hit shelves this month, though a specific date and price tags haven't been provided yet.

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AT&T partners with Fon to boost international WiFi hotspot availability

AT&T partners with Fon to boost international WiFi hotspot availability

Soon after finalizing an acquisition that will help boost its 4G LTE coverage, AT&T has partnered with Fon to offer a slew of new international wireless hotspots for it subscribers who are traveling overseas. Says the carrier, this deal gives its users access to "hundreds of thousands" of wireless Internet hotspots, while Fon members in turn will be given access to AT&T's network of WiFi hotspots located in the United States.

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