Secret Pictures of Apple Prototypes Pop Up in Court

Court documents released during the ongoing Apple and Samsung patent battle show early pictures of what the iPhone and iPad could have looked like, and hint at what features we could see in the future. According to images obtained by The Verge, early prototypes of Read More …

What Samsung’s New American HQ Says About the Korean Giant

Samsung breaks ground on a new $300 million North American headquarters building in San Jose today. The building will house more than 2,000 employees in R&D and sales. As you’d expect, it’s a green (LEED Gold) building that’s designed to foster fickle innovation by making Read More …

No One Wins in South Korea’s Chapter of Apple vs. Samsung

Although the trial in a San Jose, Calif. courtroom has been garnering the lion’s share of attention lately in the ongoing patent war between Apple and Samsung, the two companies have ongoing litigation worldwide. One of those skirmishes, in South Korea, just reached a verdict. Read More …

Samsung Rumored to Launch Another Smart Watch in Early 2014

Samsung may have just unveiled its Galaxy Gear smart watch with much fanfare two weeks ago, but it may already be working on the next generation of the device, according to a new report. As reported by CNET, Korean news site Digital Times says the Read More …

Your Smartphone Is More Energy Efficient Than You Think

You may not have to feel so guilty about juicing up your smartphone every few hours, according to a new study conducted by OPower. The study found that the electricity used to charge an iPhone 5 from 0% to full is almost inconsequential at $0.41 Read More …

Samsung Saw Opportunity in Steve Jobs’ Death, Emails Reveal

Samsung planned to take advantage of Steve Jobs’ death to attack the iPhone 4S (shown here in South Korea in 2012), leaked emails revealed Image: Ahn Young-joon/Associated Press It’s not a smoking gun in legal terms, but a series of emails that leaked out of Read More …

Apple Stock Hits All-Time High After Favorable Verdict

Apple stock swelled to $674.96 per share during after-hours trading following the favorable verdict for the iPhone creator. Stock prices rose about 1.8%, or around $12 a piece, closing at $663.22 per share. Around 6 P.M. ET on Friday, the first tweets went out from Read More …

Nokia: ‘Samsung Take Note, Next Generation Lumia Coming Soon’

Nokia is feeling pretty good about the next generation of its Lumia phone — so good, in fact, that Chris Weber, its executive vice president of sales and marketing, took to Twitter late Wednesday night with a little trash talk. Simply indicating the next generation Read More …

IFA Berlin 2013: Huge Phones, Smart Watches and 4K

Although CES and Mobile World Congress, which take place in January and February, are the first big consumer electronics events of the year, it’s Berlin’s IFA that gives us the first important announcements after the summer doldrums. As such, IFA (which stands for Internationale Funkausstellung, Read More …

Samsung Reveals Major Graphene Breakthrough

Senior Researcher Matt Hesketh examines the progression of graphene in three vials. The vial on the left is graphite, the middle one is graphite expanded, and the one on the right is graphene.Image: John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe/Getty Images) Graphene may as well be called the Read More …