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Apple details $2.2 billion damages claim against Samsung

Apple experts told a jury that Samsung's infringement was large and significantly hurt Apple.

The ultimate guide to solving iOS battery drain

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A former Genius Bar technician has dedicated his time to finding out what causes battery drain on iOS devices. The result: This comprehensive post on how to troubleshoot battery issues on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad.

Microsoft's Cortana voice assistant to compete with Apple's Siri, Google Now

At Microsoft's Build conference in San Francisco this week the company debuted Cortana, a voice assistant for Windows Phone similar to Google Now and Apple's Siri.

Steve Jobs called for 'holy war' against Google

The former Apple CEO planned to speak of a holy war during a 2010 management retreat, according to court exhibits

Rapid Reaction: What to expect at the Apple-Samsung trial

Apple expects more than $2 billion from Samsung for repeated infringement of Apple. The trial got underway this week, with Martyn Williams of IDG News Service in the courtroom for opening arguments.

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Apple's Schiller takes jury back to 2007 and the dawn of the iPhone

The Apple marketing chief is first to give testimony as the company clashes with Samsung

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With one 'dinosaur' and one BlackBerry owner, iCourt jury is selected

Apple gear was well-represented among the pool of prospective jurors

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Apple, Samsung kick off case by sparring over instructional video

Samsung argued that an instructional video for jurors suggested that Apple's products were patentable and innovative.

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Why the iPhone 6 should take a cue from the new HTC One

To stand out in a sea of 5-inch phones, HTC polished its signature look instead of redesigning from scratch—just like Apple.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Across the universe

We've got apps from Cosmos and NASA this week, as well as gross games, flight trackers, and more.

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Apple dominates 64-bit mobile chips as Android rivals lag

But ABI Research is predicting 64-bit chips will be on more Android mobile devices by 2018

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Apple again denied permanent US sales ban against Samsung products

Apple failed to provide enough evidence to warrant an injunction, so a judge ruled that legal damages should be sufficient.

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California court rules it's OK for drivers to check mobile maps

The appeals court went by a strict interpretation of the statute under which the driver was charged

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What caught our eye at Mobile World Congress 2014

Our intrepid team of reporters outlines three trends -- low-end smartphones, convertible tablets, and improved mobile audio -- that dominated their week in Barcelona.

U.S. House passes bill to allow mobile phone unlocking, but details worry advocates

Because yes, it's 2013 and still illegal to unlock your cell phone without your carrier's permission.

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Drop your phone in the toilet? Nanotechnology could save it

A microscopic coating from P2i coats the electronics inside smartphones to prevent the phones from short circuiting after getting wet.

Samsung announces a Galaxy of products at Mobile World Congress

Melissa Riofrio looks at Samsung's latest releases -- the Galaxy S5 plus a new smart watch and a fitness band.

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AT&T adds free international texting to Mobile Share plans

And cheap international calls are coming for people without a contract.

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