Remains of the Day: Band-aids make everything better

It’s a fresh new Monday, and that means a fresh new batch of links for you. HP looks like it might be doing something with webOS after all, Wired takes a gander inside the not-so-perfect marriage of Apple and AT&T, and yes, what remainders would be complete without something about the iPhone 4’s reception? It’s the remainders for July 19, 2010.

HP files for “PalmPad” trademark—a webOS tablet, perhaps? (Engadget)

Apparently HP’s not going to let Palm wither away after its acquisition earlier this year. An uncovered trademark for “PalmPad” hints that a webOS-powered tablet could be on the way. Then again, maybe HP’s just gotten into the ergonomic mouse pad game.

Apple accused of false patent marking in new lawsuit (AppleInsider)

The Americans for Fair Patent Use has sued Apple and other companies for listing expired patents in their product information. The horror! The organization has asked for fines of $500 per falsely marketed product, half of which would go to…the Americans for Fair Patent Use.

Bad connection: Inside the iPhone network meltdown (Wired)

Ever wanted to take a peek inside Apple and AT&T’s relationship? It’s not all hugs and kisses, according to Wired’s Fred Vogelstein—there are a lot of thrown plates and shouting matches too. Boy, who needs celebrity magazines?

Antenn-aid for iPhone 4, 6-pack (Etsy)

Just one anntena-related link today; that’s a win if I’ve ever had one. If you’re looking for a cute and easy way to patch your iPhone 4’s tetchy lower left corner, look no further. Pick up a six pack of these homemade band-aid stickers for just $5 plus shipping.

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