Google and Samsung to Release Software Patch to Circumvent Galaxy Nexus Ban

Posted July 4, 2012 at 5:17pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 4999 views

Google and Samsung are readying a software patch to avoid an infringement ban on the Galaxy Nexus smartphone, reports AllThingsD.

A U.S. judge recently ordered a ban on the device and refused a motion to stay the ban due to likely infringement on Apple patents.

The software patch will supposedly prevent infringement of Apple's patents.

First and foremost, Samsung and Google have a software patch that they believe avoids infringing the Apple patent that led to the injunction. That patch is expected to be pushed out imminently, Google said.

Google is said to be supporting Samsung in its appeal.

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rudyy - July 5, 2012 at 3:27am
What hasn't dropped yet is Apple's lawsuits in which it will claim it invented electricity, discovered fire, and created the universe; for all of which it will demand compensation.
Brian - July 4, 2012 at 8:52pm
If there's a patch that can prevent infringing apple's copyright, why not use the patch in the first place? There's obvious intention to use the copyrighted feature in the first place..
Johny vegas - July 4, 2012 at 8:29pm
HaHa millions of dollars spent on a lawsuit wiped out with a simple patch!
Ref - July 4, 2012 at 8:25pm
Eat this shit Tim Cock!
NoGoodNick - July 4, 2012 at 6:21pm
They can release any magical 'patch' they want, but it won't amount to anything until the judge approves the problem is Fixed, and that this patch can't simply be turned off by the user.
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