Apple faced another setback in its ongoing patent spat with Samsung overnight as Judge Lucy Koh dished out a denial of Cupertino's attempt to gain a permanent injunction against the Korean manufacturer. It's certainly far from the end of that legal skirmish and Apple still has an opportunity to appeal the decision, but it also offers Samsung some wiggle room as well. Thankfully, the rest of today's overnight recap is (mostly) less dramatic, so let's dive in...
Steve Jobs fans received a dose of good news Wednesday with word that The Social Network director David Fincher may be in talks to direct the Sony feature film based on the late Apple co-founder's official biography. Such a deal would reunite the filmmaker with writer Aaron Sorkin, who also penned the big-screen version of how Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook. What say you, dear readers? Good or bad choice?
Mobile World Congress may be an international event, but second-place U.S. carrier is certainly making its presence known in Barcelona this week as it unveils two new initiatives for global travelers and stateside customers alike.
It was quite a big weekend for smartphone makers and their carriers in the courtroom, with two such tales making headlines in our weekend recap this time around. Thankfully, at least one of them is a happy ending for two hardware manufacturers who were going after each other's throats over patents -- a turn of events that we'd sure like to see more of down the road.
If you still happen to be rockin' an iPhone 4S, want to jump ship from Apple's camp to Windows Phone and live near a Microsoft Store, this could be your lucky day to trade in that old device for Nokia's best.
The nation's second-place wireless carrier proves that it can still shock and awe by introducing new contact-free family plans that are actually cheaper than rivals while offering more data in some cases.
Once again, Apple served up some impressive numbers during its quarterly earnings report on Monday, only to have investors back off and critics paint a bleak picture for the iPhone maker. Perhaps the only truly sad news was CEO Tim Cook's comments about "declining business" with the iPod, which took a year-over-year nose dive after hitting its peak back in 2008. Hey Tim: Please don't kill our iPod classic! Some of us prefer to have our entire library in the palm of our hands...
When it comes to near-field communication (NFC) enabled payments, the iPhone has been left out of the party by Apple's refusal to add the necessary chip to its hardware -- that is, until the release of a new case from Incipio.