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One down and many more to go. Bloomberg is reporting that Apple won the dismissal of a 1.57 billion-euro ($2.2 billion) lawsuit in Germany over the technology used to decide priority for calls in mobile networks. Apple Inc. (AAPL) won the dismissal of a 1.57 billion-euro ($2.2 billion) lawsuit in Germany over the technology used to decide priority for calls in mobile networks. “Apple doesn’t infringe two patents asserted by IPCom GmbH & Co KG, a court in Mannheim ruled today, without giving the reasoning for its decision,” Karin Matussek reports for Bloomberg. “The rulingsRead More
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Korean website – Digital Daily is reporting that LG Display will be the sole supplier of flexible organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display for Apple’s rumored iWatch device. LG Display will reportedly be use they flexible display technology first introduced in its G Flex smartphone. The report suggests that the size of the display will be 1.52 inches and not the 1.3/1.6-inch that has been rumored in the past. LG will reportedly will start mass producing the iWatch display in the third quarter of  this year the initial production volume set at 2 million units. We recently reportedRead More
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AppleInsider is reporting that Apple has been granted a patent titled – Curved Touch Sensor (U.S. Patent No. 8,603,574) by the USPTO today. According to the patent describes manufacturing technique that produces accurate, curved touch surfaces without deficiencies caused by substrate warping or deformation, the report said. Abstract of the Invention: A method of forming a curved touch surface is disclosed. The method can include depositing and patterning a conductive thin film on a flexible substrate to form at least one touch sensor pattern, while the flexible substrate is in aRead More
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It appears Google failure to secure the patents from Canadian company – Nortel over two years ago have come back to haunt them on Halloween 2013. According to a new report from Fosspatent, Rockstar – the name of a consortium of six big industry players (Apple, Blackberry, EMC, Ericsson, Microsoft and Sony), has recently filed lawsuits in the Eastern District of Texas against Google, Samsung, Huawei, ZTE, LG, HTC, Pantech, and ASSUTeK. The Rockstar consortium is alleging that the accused companies have infringed their patents. The patents involved according to Foss PatentRead More
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iPhone 5S Panels Supplied By Sharp, LG and Japan Display; Samsung Display Not Included Digitimes is reporting that shipments of panels used in Apple’s new iPhone 5s are expected to reach between 10-15 million units in the third quarter of 2013. This will be reflected in Apple’s fourth Quarter Earnings report. According to the report, Sharp, LG Display and Japan Display are expected to be the main suppliers of the panels, with being responsible for seven million units. There was no indication whether Samsung Display will supply panel for the iPhone 5S.Read More
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After a recent report from the Taiwan Economic Times hinted that the iPad mini will be delayed due to  issues producing the Retina display. A new report from Digitimes indicates that LG is reportedly finding more success with producing the Retina panels. According to the report, LG is expected to ship 2-3 million iPad mini Retina panel a month in 3Q2013. The next-generation iPad mini is expected to be released in October. In addition, the report suggests that LG Display will likely ship 2.5-3 million 9.7-inch panels a month for the iPadRead More
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Rumors about Apple’s iWatch project has recently taken the spotlight away from Apple rumored iTV. However, a new report from Digitimes indicates that the Cupertino-based company is interested in procuring  55- and 65-inch Ultra HD TV panels from LG Display. “Rumors are circulating in the market that Apple is interested in purchasing 55- and 65-inch Ultra HD TV panels from LG Display,” Julian Ho and Alex Wolfgram report for Digitimes. “However, the rumors state that Apple is still testing the technology and has yet to finalize its orders with LG.” According to the report,Read More
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Credit: Apple Apple came out on top in a recent research by Quality Insights on customer satisfaction within the South Korean smartphone market. The Cupetino-based company defeated the likes of Samsung and LG  in the process. According to a report by Naver (via AppleInsider), The report surveyed 44,168 smartphone owners to see how they would rate their satisfaction with both the device’s performance over the course of one year and the manufacturer’s customer service over that same period. market shows that  defeating the Key findings of the report include: Apple’s after-sale service rated highest by South Korean consumersRead More
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Posted On March 22, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech News

Korea Times: LG Joins Smart Watch Race

LG joins smart watch race It all started with Apple, now it appears all the tech companies are about to launch a smart watch. The Korea Times is reporting that  LG Electronics is developing its own smart wristwatch. This information came courtesy of a source familiar with the matter, according to the Korea Times report. “Korean technology giant LG Electronics is developing its own smart wristwatch, effectively joining the competition between Apple and Samsung Electronics who are doing theirs as well,” Cho Mu-hyun writes for Digitimes. “The Yeouido-based firm’s development of the next-generation watch, alongRead More
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LG Display Sees 90% Drop in 9.7-inch iPad Panel Shipments in January 2013 due to the popularity of the iPad mini as well as increasing demand for low-priced tablet. LG Display Sees 90% Drop in 9.7-inch iPad Panel Shipments Digitimes is reporting that LG Display’s has seen a declined in the shipments for the 9.7-inch iPad panels. The shipment has been slashed from six million units in December 2012, to six hundred thousand units in January 2013. This information came from industry sources, according to the report. “The drop is largelyRead More
Apple OLED Patent

Posted On February 16, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

Is Apple’s CEO Tim Cook Serious About OLED?

Is Apple’s CEO Tim Cook Serious About OLED? Doug Ehrman, writing for Motely Fool, pointed out that Apple’s CEO Tim Cook comments on OLED display is reminiscent of his predecessor Steve Jobs’ – Thoughts on Flash. However, Ehrman believes that Apple has a lot to lose, in this scenario, if they do not adopt OLED. Doug Ehrman: [quote] Fast-forward to today, and you have to wonder if Tim Cook’s railing against OLED technology at a recent Goldman Sachs event is a little bit of history repeating itself. One of the highlight buzzes of thisRead More
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Apple is the top OEM with 36.3 percent of U.S. Smartphone Subscribers According to comScore report, Apple is the top OEM with 36.3 percent of U.S. smartphone subscribers for three months ending December 2012. This is up 2 percentage points from September. Google Android remains the number 1 smartphone platform with 53.4 percent share, according to the report. comScore: [quote] 125.9 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones (54 percent mobile market penetration) during the three months ending in December, up 5 percent since September. Apple ranked as the top OEM with 36.3 percent of U.S.Read More