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Samsung and Google working together on software fix to circumvent sales ban on Galaxy Nexus after ban lift denied

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Anyone else around here sick and tired of hearing about these patent wars? Apple has really taken their reports of patent infringement to the next level, and Samsung has been the brunt of a lot of the attacks. Recently, there has been a sales ban of the Galaxy Nexus here in the states. Apple won their injunction and posted the needed bail, and now Samsung and Google are working together to fix up the software on the GNex so they can get sales rolling again.

Samsung Announce QWERTY based Galaxy Chat Handset

What do you get when you shrink the screen size of and S3 and add a QWERTY keyboard at the bottom? OK admittedly it’s not just those that have changed when looking at the new Galaxy Chat but you can’t deny there’s a strong resemblance to the Galaxy S3 now can you?

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Samsung Brings iTunes and iOS Syncing to Galaxy Devices

1Samsung has partnered with developer Mushroom Media to announce an application called Easy Phone Sync to those that own Galaxy tablets and smartphones. Easy Phone Sync is an application to allow phones to transfer content from their PC’s via USB as well as importing music and media from iTunes as well as messages and contacts from iOS. The Easy Phone Sync app is free and available on the Google Play Android Market for Galaxy devices.

ABI Research: Samsung, Apple rake in 90 percent of smartphone profits

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Samsung and Apple are responsible for 90 percent of smartphone profits, according to new findings out of ABI Research. Collectively capturing more than half (55 percent) of the market, the two companies seem to be running away with our smartphone monies. Whereas Apple is still the leader in profitability, Samsung now leads all with 43 million smartphones shipped in the first quarter.

Apple Opted Not To Delay Samsung Galaxy S III Launch... So That The Case Goes To Trial Sooner

1According to the always sometimes occasionally reliable FOSS patents, Apple made a conscious decision to allow Samsung to launch the Galaxy S III on time... so that the case could go to trial sooner. Apple had the option of filing a temporary restraining order to potentially stop the shipment of the SGSIII, but doing so would've been a risk for a few reasons.

Samsung Introduces TecTiles: NFC Tags You Can Program With Your NFC-Enabled Smartphone

1NFC is one of those odd features that everybody wants in their phone, but few people are sure how they'll use it yet. Payments systems are slow to catch on and Beam functionality requires a friend with an NFC phone and a need to share data that isn't easier to share via the internet. Samsung, who is quick to note it has the largest NFC-enabled userbase, aims to change that with TecTiles: NFC tags that you can program to perform tasks when you place your phone near them.

Apple adds Samsung Galaxy S III to suit, renews complaints with HTC

1Apple is at it again, folks. Time for some more lawsuit news, as Big Fruit has not only renewed their claims against HTC, but is now adding the Samsung Galaxy S III to their line of supposed evildoers.

The claim against HTC involves the "data tapping" hyperlink menu, and is asking for an emergency proceeding to ban the following devices at the border:

Samsung Drops Source Code For The Galaxy SIII (AKA I9300) – Get It While It's Hot

1Mere days after its (official) launch in 28 countries worldwide, Samsung's Galaxy SIII – perhaps the most hotly anticipated Android phone to date – can be tweaked and modded by eager developers the world over. That's right, Samsung officially dropped the I9300's source code today at the manufacturer's Open Source Release Center.

Samsung announces dual-SIM Galaxy Ace DUOS for international crowd

Samsung today announced the next in their line of DUOS handsets - the Galaxy Ace DUOS. Slotted for a June release date, the new device supports dual SIM cards, but is GSM only (7.2 mbps HSDPA). The Galaxy Ace DUOS sports Android 2.3 Gingerbread, an 832MHz processor, 512MB RAM, 3.5-inch HVGA display, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3GB internal memory, microSD card slot (expandable to 32GB), A-GPS, 5MP camera and 1300mAh battery. Look for the phone to launch in June across Russia, followed by Europe,Latin America, Asia, Middle East, Africa, China, and more.

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It's Time To Stop Complaining Because Your Smartphone Isn't "Revolutionary"

1The last few years have been really exciting. Heck, the whole last decade. The explosive proliferation of broadband brought about a whole new world of possibilities for mankind, and the mobile revolution, even moreso. From about 2007 to the present, we watched as Apple and Google, as well as a host of phone manufacturers, turned the world upside down by putting powerful, location-aware, internet-connected, touchscreen mini-computers in the hands of everyday consumers for a price that is relatively affordable.

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