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Apple Must Publish Notice Samsung Didn’t Copy IPad In U.K.

OSX Daily

Bloomberg:

The notice should outline the July 9 London court decision that Samsung’s Galaxy tablets don’t infringe Apple’s registered designs, Judge Colin Birss said today. It should be posted on Apple’s U.K. home page for six months and published in several newspapers and magazines to correct any impression the South Korea-based company was copying Apple’s product, Birss said.

Evidently, they did not copy Apple’s design, as you can see on the image above.

Watch: Unboxing the Nexus 7 is fun!

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Now you know why Apple puts so much effort into how it packages their products.

Google’s Nexus tablet selling fast across retail chains

Reuters:

Google Inc’s “Nexus 7″ tablet is off to an encouraging start, with major retailers running out of the gadgets as the Internet company’s first entry in an increasingly crowded market showed up in U.S. stores on Friday.

GameStop said on Friday it had already run through its first two allocations of the tablet, co-developed by Google and Taiwan’s Asustek that starts at $199 and has drawn glowing reviews from major gadget reviewers.

Sam’s Club, the warehouse chain owned by Wal-Mart Stores Inc , and Staples listed the device as being out of stock on their websites as of Friday. Office Depot’s website continued to offer the device for sale as of the afternoon.

Maybe there is a market for a 7″ tablet. Interested in seeing what would happen if Apple actually enters this market…

Judge halts U.S. sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab

Reuters:

A U.S. judge on Tuesday backed Apple Inc’s request to stop Samsung Electronics selling its Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet in the United States, giving the iPhone maker a significant win in the global smartphone and tablet patent wars.

Surface: Between a Rock and a Hardware Place

John Gruber at Daring Fireball:

Watching the Microsoft Surface event video, I sensed uneasiness. Not panic, but discomfort. Some will argue that I’m simply spoiled by Apple’s on-stage polish, but Monday’s Microsoft event struck me as rushed and severely under-rehearsed. Ballmer offered nothing but blustering bromides, and nothing even vaguely resembling a coherent answer to the big question: Why? Steven Sinofsky was nervous and hurried. It didn’t help that his first Surface RT unit crashed before he’d done anything other than wake it up. There was a moment where he said Surface was perfect for sitting down, relaxing in a chair, and watching a movie. He sat in that chair for about three seconds before rushing into the next segment.

I had the same impression watching the keynote. The moment Sinofsky rushed to the table to swap the tablet that just crashed in his hands, was painful. Imagine if something like that happens at an Apple event.

Video: Surface vs. iPad: Microsoft’s Getting Rusty Stealing from Apple

By ReadWriteWeb Via DaringFireball

Video: Microsoft Surface Keynote

I miss Ballmer going DEVELOPERS, DEVELOPERS, DEVELOPERS!!!

NY Times: The Cost of Microsoft’s Surface Tablet

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Video: Microsoft unveils Surface Tablet.

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Mozilla Junior, a new browser for iPad coming soon.

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