Apple’s iCloud And MobileMe Push Email Disabled In Germany Due To Motorola Lawsuit

A German court ruled that Apple’s email push services were infringing on a Motorola patent earlier this month, and now it would appear that Apple has decided to disable push email on both its MobileMe and iCloud services.

Push email to MobileMe and iCloud will no longer work in Germany, although it looks like Apple have have disabled the service whilst they appeal the German courts ruling.

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Apple Acquires Chomp, An App Search Company

Apple has acquired Chomp, and application search discovery platform, and it looks like Apple could have some big plans for the service, as it would appear the team behind Chomp will now be working at Apple.

According to TechCrunch, Chomp is also used to power Verizon’s Android based application searches, and whilst the current deal will remain in place, we suspect Verizon will have to look elsewhere in the future.

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Proview Suing Apple In US Over iPad Trademark

Yesterday we heard that the case between Proview and Apple was put on hold in a court in Shanghai, after the court ruled that the case wouldn’t go ahead until the case in the high court in China is heard.

Now it would appear that Proview has decided to take its case against Apple to the US, the company has now filed a case against Apple in the Superior Court in the state of California.

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Sony Offers Android 4.0 ICS Beta Rom For Xperia Arc S And More (Video)

Sony has released an official Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Beta ROM for some of its smartphones, which include the Sony Xperia Arc S, the Xperia Neo V and the Xperia Ray.

All of the three devices now have an official beta Android 4.0 ICS ROM, which anyone can download and install to their device, although Sony has said it is intended for ‘advanced developers only’.

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LG’s New Optimus Smartphones In Action (Video)

LG recently announced a new range of smartphones which will be shown off at MWC 2012 next week, the line up includes the LG Optimus 4X HD, the LG Optimus Vu, and the LG Optimus 3D Max.

Now we have some videos of the three devices in action, courtesy of Italian blog Telefonio, and whilst the videos are in Italian, they give us a good look at these three new devices.

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Box Offering 50GB Of Free Storage To Android Users

Box has announced that for the next month, anyone with a both account or who signs up for a new free Box account will get 50GB of free storage, the deal is only available to Android users.

Box normally offers 5GB of free storage, and they will be offering the 50GB of free storage until the 23rd of March 2012, to qualify all you need to do is download the latest version of Box from the Android Market.

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EA Announces Medal of Honor: Warfighter

EA seems to be reprising its one-two punch strategy in its bid to claim the military FPS arena, today announcing the newest outing of the venerable Medal of Honor franchise: Warfighter. The inanity of the subtitle and the throwback to the similarly titled Ghost Recon aside,  the game is aiming for an October release.

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Blizzard Working On Free To Play Title

While Blizzard’s bread is firmly buttered by subscription fees at the moment, free-falling World of Warcraft subscriber numbers must at least have given the MMO giant pause. Develop is reporting that Blizzard will be continuing the march towards Free-to-play with its upcoming Project Titan. Blizzard has previously experimented with this business model by giving away the first 20 character levels of World of Warcraft.

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