German court to reportedly rule Samsung exploited ’image’ of Apple’s iPhone and iPod, Mikey Campbell: A German court is preparing to issue a tentative ruling on an Apple assertion that Samsung is
guilty of unfair competition practices in deliberately copying the look of the iPhone and iPod,
and one report claims the court will side with Apple.
Supply of Apple’s Thunderbolt Display reportedly drying up for second time in 2013, Staff: Third-party retailers are reporting stock-outs, or near stock-outs, of Apple’s 27-inch
Thunderbolt Display, once again fueling rumors that the company is preparing to release an
upgraded Retina display model.
Samsung in talks to settle EU antitrust case involving Apple and essential patents, Sam Oliver: Facing an antitrust lawsuit from the European Union for allegedly abusing its ownership of
standard-essential patents, Samsung has reportedly begun talks with regulators to settle the
charges before a trial can begin.
Revisiting Apple’s Top Hardware Design Mistakes, Kate MacKenzie: Some of the products were obvious disasters (weak sales, bad design), others were sales
successes and sold tens of millions. It’s more of a mistake if sales are disastrous.
Priced to Move: iPhone 5 Drops to $129 at Walmart, iPhone 4S Only $39, J.R. Bookwalter: Seems like everywhere you look, Apple’s iPhone is on sale at bargain prices -- a big departure
from a couple years ago, when there were simply no savings to be found. But if you want the
absolute best deal, head to Walmart.
Another working Apple-1 pops up, could sell for $500K, Gregg Keizer: Christie’s said it hopes to sell a working Apple-1 computer for as much as half a million
dollars in a special online-only auction that starts next week.