"Under those circumstances", Samsung says, "we have little recourse but to take the steps necessary to protect our innovations and intellectual property rights."Samsung certainly paints itself as the victim of an all-out Apple assault with that statement. The South Korean firm was recently ordered to pay Apple a billion dollars, as a US court determined that Samsung was guilty of copying the iPhone and iPad. That's pocket-change to companies this massive, but the verdict hasn't seen any end to the ongoing legal fighting that's taking place all over the world. Samsung will doubtless be hoping that it can get the iPhone 5 banned from sale.
Apple's new, taller mobile has been well-received but has its own share of problems, not least of which is a seriously dodgy new Maps e mc2 iphone case app, Tim Cook has issued a personal apology for the company's cartographical calamity, Personally I'm finding the legal actions of both companies a shade tiresome -- but perhaps you think there's merit to these courtroom conflicts? Tell me how you feel about Samsung taking the iPhone 5 to court in the comments, or on our Facebook wall, Samsung is suing Apple over the iPhone 5, as expected, The Galaxy S3-maker says Apple's tactics have left it little choice..
The announcements are just the latest from AT&T, which has been bulking up its smartphone lineup for the holiday season. In addition to the iPhone 5, which launched last month, the carrier has announced phones and tablets from Samsung Electronics and Sony. Today's phones are just the latest expected to be announced by a U.S. carrier in the coming weeks. The HTC One X+ and One VX will be exclusive to AT&T. The One X+ is the quad-core equivalent to the One X, which was also an AT&T exclusive launched earlier this year. HTC announced a global version of the phone earlier today.
Previously, the One X was either quad-core and 3G, or duo-core and 4G LTE, The One X+ offers the best of both options, and comes with Android 4.1, also known as Jelly Bean, It also features longer battery life and more internal storage at 64 gigabytes, The One VX, meanwhile, is a mass-market Android pone expected to be lower priced than the One X+ The phone has a unibody case and is 9.19 millimeters thick, It features a 4.5-inch Gorilla Glass display and a 5-megapixel e mc2 iphone case camera able to take still images from a video with HTC's VideoPic feature..
AT&T is the first U.S. carrier to commit to selling the Windows Phone 8X, which is Microsoft's flagship mobile product this holiday season. But AT&T isn't going to be the last. Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile USA are expected to sell either this phone or the Windows Phone 8S this holiday. HTC's Windows Phone 8X will be available in November, while the other phones will be available in the 'coming months.' No word on pricing yet. AT&T said today that it would add three more HTC smartphones to its lineup, the HTC One X+, One VX, and Windows Phone 8X.