Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Apr 2011 21:29 UTC
Legal Well. Raise your hands if you didn't see this one coming. Nobody is safe from Apple's and Microsoft's legal crusade against Android, not even Samsung, which supplies a lot of chips to Apple. Apple has sued Samsung for copying Cupertino's look and feel in various Samsung devices. This is about as surprising as the tides rolling in. Update: And Samsung's going to strike back. Hit 'm hard, Samsung. I don't like you anymore than any of these other patent trolls, but maybe we'll finally see it all crash and burn.
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Apple terrified of Android.
by unclefester on Tue 19th Apr 2011 09:55 UTC
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Apple is terrified of Android.

In Australia the Samsung Galaxy Tab can be purchased unlocked from Telstra for AUD299 online. The iPad 2 with 3g costs AUD729 (with a 2-3 week wait).

Cheap 10" Android tablets such as the Zenithink ZT-180 cost less than AUD200 (and dropping rapidly). They will probably be a little over AUD100 by Xmas. I bought one secondhand on Ebay for AUD86 two days ago.

Android phones are now available for as little as AUD99 eg the Telstra Smart-Touch.

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