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After rumors of Samsung increasing the price of its services, a Korean publication reported today that Samsung has not in fact raised the price of its manufacturing services. The source is another anonymous executive of Samsung Electronics, who also said that the prices are set at the beginning of the year, and that there’s no easy way to change them mid-agreement.

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Gartner’s report on Q3 2012 reveals that worldwide smartphones sales are up nearly 50 percent on the same quarter last year. We all know who sold most of them right? Samsung and Apple account for 46.5 percent of the smartphone market and the Android platform claimed a 72.4 percent market share.

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Google is famous for the “perks” that they give their employees. Things like gourmet free lunches, shuttle service to and from work, an on-campus laundromat, but their most recognized program is easily “20% time”. In case you haven’t heard of it by now, Google basically gives employees one day of the week to work on whatever it is they want. Apple has basically stolen this idea.

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Now that Google has a product range in the form of the Nexus line is it time the company considered a retail strategy? We’ve all seen the success that Apple enjoys with bricks-and-mortar retail stores; does it make sense for Google to open its own chain?

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Apple’s iPhone 5 is, without question, one of the most lusted after smartphones currently on the market. It’s the iPhone that finally shipped with a screen that’s larger than 3.5 inches diagonal, and it’s also the first iPhone with 4G LTE. One thing Apple didn’t count on was just how hard it would be to make their latest Jesus Phone. That “chamfered edge” has become a well documented nightmare.

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Mobile Media Ideas, which is owned by Nokia and Sony, are taking Apple to court over a patent dealing with screen rotation. Despite Apple’s best efforts, the judge in Delaware told Apple that they wouldn’t be throwing out the case. Pretty soon, Apple will proceed to trial to defend itself against Mobile Media Ideas.