Tag Archive: Germany


Court rules Apple infringed OpenTV video streaming patents in Germany

Apple has been found guilty of infringing on video streaming patents owned by Swiss company Kudelski’s OpenTV. The case was ruled on by a German court, which stated that any Apple products sold in Germany must not infringe on OpenTV’s patents. The problem? The Apple products which allegedly infringe on said patents include the iPhone, iPad, […]

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Germany investigating Apple’s audiobook deal with Amazon

Apple’s just gotten to the end of its long and convoluted eBooks antitrust case, and now Germany’s Federal Cartel Office is reportedly investigating the company’s agreement with Amazon for purchasing audiobooks. Apple and Amazon are said to have a long-term agreement in place for purchasing audio books from Amazon’s Audible company to distribute via the […]

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Apple Maps Connect launches in France, Germany and Canada

After hints that a broader international rollout was imminent, Apple Maps Connect has officially come to Germany, France and Canada. As you might recall, word of Apple Maps Connect expanding to France and Germany appeared last Friday, when a website…Read more ›

iPad trade-in program kicks off in UK, Spain, Germany, and France

iPad users in the UK, Spain, Germany and France can now trade-in their old iPad for credit towards a new device as Apple expands its iPad trade-in program internationally Apple’s trade-in program doesn’t give customers cash for their old devices,…Read more ›

iPhone Trade-In Program Expands To Germany

Having launched its iPhone trade-in program back in August last year, Apple has now expanded the program to cover Apple Retail Stores throughout Germany. The trade-in program lets customers trade in older iPhone models and receive gift cards of up…Read more ›

Vodafone Offers Encrypted SIM Cards In Germany

Drug dealers, pimps and other criminals should be getting excited right now, of they live in Germany at least – their burner phones are about to get a whole lot more secure. Why? Vodafone Germany has announced an encrypted SIM…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Apple Store In Düsseldorf, Germany Will Open This Saturday

Two years after the rumors first started swirling, and months after the company began recruiting retail staff, Apple has confirmed on its official website that a new Apple Store is indeed opening in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Apple Store — which…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Apple Restores Push Email On iOS Devices In Germany

iPad-push-emailApple has today restored push email services on iOS devices in Germany almost two years after it had to be shut down following a legal battle with Motorola. The Cupertino company announced the change in a new support document, which explains how users can restore push services on their iOS devices. Apple had to stop […]

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Starting In Germany, Apple.com Is Now Accepting PayPal For Online Payments

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This is interesting: along with their new redesign, in Germany, Apple has made it possible to pay for products ordered from their online store using PayPal.

In Germany, it is very rare for consumers to have credit cards, or even for brick-and-mortar businesses to take credit card orders. Allowing German consumers to pay for purchases with PayPal may make the Apple online store more accessible  [Read More…]

Vodafone Germany Has iPhone 5 Nano-SIMs Ready To Ship

Ready for your iPhone 5.

With Apple’s iPhone 5 announcement now just over 24 hours away, and a possible launch just over one week away, carriers are preparing for what will undoubtedly be the fastest-selling smartphone of all-time. Vodafone Germany is the latest to receive stock of the handset’s new nano-SIM, and they’re ready to be shipped out to the iPhone 5′s early adopters.

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