Skip to main content

AMNews: Samsung Wants iPhone 5 Banned, iPhone 4S Launching in October? Windows 8 App Store

Hardly a day goes by when the ongoing legal conflict between Apple and Samsung doesn’t make headlines. In yet another development in this high-profile conflict, reports are surfacing that Samsung is trying hard to ban the forthcoming Apple product - the iPhone 5 in South Korea.

Rumours have surfaced that Apple is planning to launch a cheaper version of its iPhone 4 device along with the iPhone 5. An unknown source sent an image of AT&T’s inventory list to Engadget, in which the US wireless carrier has listed a certain iPhone 4S White, indicating that the device may be released soon.

Microsoft announced during the BUILD developer conference that apps designed for the Metro UI in Windows 8 will only be available from Microsoft’s own app store. Metro apps will only be available for purchase and download from the Windows Store, the official app store for Microsoft’s newly unveiled Windows 8 operating system.

Personal data belonging to 1.6 million patients which was stored on a CD was mistakenly sent to a landfill site by an NHS organisation, it has been revealed. According to the Information Commissioner’s Office, the Eastern and Coastal Kent Primary Care Trust had a CD full of personal information like names, addresses, dates of birth, NHS numbers and GP belonging to 1.6 million patients.

The founder and chief executive officer of Dell claims that PCs are doing more than just fine, and will continue to do so despite widespread rumors and speculation about an inevitable doomsday for the entire industry.

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.