Liam Hughes

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Apple Adds Samsung Galaxy S4 and Google Now to Patent Infringement Claims

- May 22, 2013<p>Apple has added five new patent infringement accusations to its ongoing litigation against Samsung. The latest targets are the South …

Cricket's Samsung Galaxy S4 sells June 7 for $600

LAS VEGAS -- Cricket announced on Wednesday that it'll sell Samsung's Galaxy S4 smartphone starting June 7.<p>The superpremium handset sells for the hefty sum of $599.99, but buyers can also put $55 down and space out monthly payments.<p>Cricket's version of the Galaxy S4 includes the same high-end …

Apple claims Google Now infringes Siri patents as it adds Galaxy S4 to ongoing Samsung patent suit

Earlier this month we noted that Apple was asking courts to add the Galaxy S4 as an infringing device in its ongoing patent dispute with Samsung in California. Now, Apple has officially filed a motion (via FossPatents) outlining five patents infringed by the Galaxy S4 and another two Siri related …

Samsung Takes a Stake in Component Customer (And Competitor) Pantech

A second-tier player in the handset industry, South Korea’s Pantech has been having a tough time of it, competing with the likes of Samsung and LG. …

Galaxy S4 comes to Cricket for only $54.99, but carries an unknown monthly device fee

Now that Samsung's Galaxy S4 has rolled out to the major carriers in the US, smaller options like Cricket are getting involved. The prepaid carrier just announced that it'll start carrying the Galaxy S4, and it'll come in at an exceptionally low up-front cost of $54.99 — nearly $100 less than what …

Apple's Smart Watch May Not Launch Until Late 2014, Use Biometrics and iPod Nano Technology

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has on a number of occasions offered accurate information about Apple's product plans, issued a new research report this week outlining his expectations for Apple's rumored smart watch device, informally dubbed "iWatch". Despite some expectations that the …

Samsung announces Galaxy S 4 sales of 10 million, new colors coming this summer (video)

Just as CEO JK Shin predicted, Samsung has announced its new Galaxy S 4 topped 10 million units sold in record time. That beats the 50 days it took the Galaxy S III to sell that many, a mark it took 5 months for the Galaxy S II to pass and 7 months for the original Galaxy S. Samsung has been able …

Google Glass OLED Samsung display tipped for consumer model

Google’s consumer version of Glass will use Samsung OLED displays, reports out of South Korea have claimed, with the possibility of flexible panels …

Verizon's Galaxy S4 gets rooted almost instantly

Modders and ROMmers rejoice, almost as soon as it reached the hands of consumers, Verizon's Galaxy S4 has been rooted.<p>Instructions for rooting Big Red's S4 were posted on the xdadevelopers forum this week, allowing folks who want to take full control of all that sweet new hardware to do so and get …

AT&T nabs Samsung Galaxy S4 exclusively in red

AT&T's rivals could start seeing red over the carrier's exclusive lock on the Samsung Galaxy S4's latest hue.<p>The Aurora Red shade of the 16GB Galaxy S4 goes on sale to AT&T customers starting June 14, though pre-orders begin May 24.<p>AT&T seems to have a special affinity for red shades; just about a …

Apple’s $1.1 billion worth of tax breaks it doesn’t expect to get away with

Apple was under scrutiny this week for allegedly dodging corporate income taxes on big chunks of its profits in recent years, much of it through controversial but perfectly legal maneuvers involving overseas subsidiaries.<p>But the company freely admits that it hopes to benefit from hundreds of …

Galaxy S4 Shipments Top 10 Million in First Month

Samsung’s new Galaxy S4 handset has become the company’s “bestselling” smartphone, just as co-CEO Shin Jong-kyun predicted it would last week. The …

Rumor: Cheaper iPhone is being tested in a plethora of colors, will be produced July-September

<i>Credit: Ferry Passchier</i><p>Japanese Blog Macotakara purports to have some interesting details on the plastic ‘low cost’ iPhone Apple is expected to release later this year. The site says that runs of colors Navy, Gold Orange, White and Gray are in one run of the device and White, Pink, Green, Blue and …

Samsung thinks the strangers who take pictures of you could do a better job

Everyone's found themselves in this situation at one time or another: you're in a picture-perfect setting, but a selfie at arm's length won't cut it. You want to be in the picture, so you wait for a friendly looking passerby and ask them to take it. But, now it's out of your control, and chances …

Samsung GALAXY S 4 Developer Edition opens door to Android purity for Verizon

This week the Samsung GALAXY S 4 Developer Edition has been announced by the company for Verizon and AT&T, here opening the door to a more “pure” …

New Colors Rumored for iPhone 5S and Lower-Cost iPhone, Dual LED Flash for iPhone 5S?

<i>Mac Otakara</i> has released a report with new details on a number of upcoming products, including the rumored low cost iPhone, the iPhone 5S, and the iPad 5. Citing information from several different sources, the site suggests that the low cost iPhone may ship in a number of different colors and that …