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Apple has recently obtained a major victory against Samsung in the first U.S. trial between the two, but that’s not the only legal conflict in the region for the two parties. Riding the wave of its freshly won $1 billion verdict, Apple added various Samsung-made Android devices to its 2013 lawsuit that will also take place in San Jose, California and will be presided by the same Lucy Koh, the Judge of the first trial. Apple’s filing mentions “at least 21 new smartphones, media players, and tablets that Samsung has released beginning in August 2011 and continuing through August 2012.”…

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What do you get when you pit Android’s latest and shiniest phablet with the older but reliable defender of the Nexus series? There will be no holds barred; welcome to Galaxy Note 2 VS Galaxy Nexus.

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Yes, the Galaxy Nexus is a Nexus device that should receive all Android upgrades almost immediately after Google releases a new version. But no, that doesn’t happen with all Galaxy Nexus versions out there, and we specifically mean Verizon and Sprint, as carriers have their own not-so-hidden agendas when it comes to releasing such updates in a timely manner. While there’s absolutely no official confirmation that the Verizon Galaxy Nexus Android 4.1 Jelly Bean build is ready to roll out, we can tell you that at least one user is apparently getting it as a build JRO03O, a 146.6MB download,…

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You just have to love the things created by the hardworking developers in the XDA Developers community because they’re continuously improving our lives and end-user experience. Take, for instance, what XDA Developers member vicino has done to make the Recent Apps switcher look and function better on the Galaxy Nexus. The native Recent Apps switcher in both Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean allows you to see what recent apps are running in the background and also preview their respective app screens.  But, vicino has taken it further and styled it. The modification is easy to…

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In addition to the main U.S. Apple vs Samsung case that we’re following closely these days, there are other patent-based battles between the two giants – in total there are over 50 cases spread across four continents. Today Bloomberg informs us on a different U.S. legal predicament between Apple and Samsung, this one related to a Galaxy Nexus sales ban that was recently obtained by Apple in the USA, only to be stayed on second appeal by Samsung pending Apple’s appeal. Apple has made its case in the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, where it…