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Would a free iPhone 6 kill Android?

This week the rumor of a "free" iPhone release has once again been rumbling in the technology news world, complete with talk that such a (subsidized) product revealed by Apple would take a heavy toll on Android-based device sales. As a user of both Android devices and the iPhone 5, I can't say that a device like this handset (modified for its re-release) wouldn't be a massive temptation for prospective phone buyers around the world. Especially with the notion of multiple colored-cases and an even lighter and thinner unit than ever before.

Chitika: Galaxy S III and iPhone 5 web traffic nearing a 50/50 split

At this point most realize that Android and iOS are the dominant players in the mobile world. Looking at bit more specific and in terms of Android and popularity, we are often talking about Samsung. And not only Samsung, but the Galaxy S III. In this case, Chitika, the online advertising network recently took a closer look at the amount of web traffic that was being generated between the Galaxy S III and the iPhone 5.

iPhone trademark not exclusive to Apple in Brazil

As of right now, Gradiente Electronica can legally sell their Android smartphone with the "iPhone" name. A court decision was made that ruled that Apple doesn't have exclusive rights to the "iPhone" trademark in Brazil. The reason for this is because Gradiente Electronica actually registered the iPhone name way back in the year 2000, 7 years before Apple claimed it.

Samsung recommended more than Apple by UK retailers

Given the steep cost of a new smartphone, picking one that's perfect for you can be a pretty daunting task. We often turn to retailer employees when it comes time to pick a new handset, asking them for suggestions about which phone would be ideal for our lives. As it turns out, employees at some of the biggest phone retailers in the UK seem to suggest Samsung handsets over Apple's iPhone line more often.

Samsung hits Apple with mobile processor price increase

With Samsung and Apple currently waging a patent battle across the globe, it's easy to understand that the business deals between the two companies are a little shaky at the moment. Apple has been slowly trying to replace Samsung as a supplier of its parts for iDevices, but now Samsung is fighting back. A new report from MarketWatch claims that Samsung is charging Apple a 20% premium for its mobile processor chips these days.

Android Community Weekly: September 23rd, 2012

It was an exciting and fun filled week in the mobile word this week, although most of it wasn't Android related. This week was big for the smartphone market as a whole moving forward. Apple launched their new iPhone 5 and while it wasn't anything groundbreaking, it still will make its dent. However, Android is still as strong as ever so lets check out what happened this week.
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