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HTC had shipped blocked phones with Apple patent work around; release coming?

0. phoneArena 17 May 2012, 01:03 posted on

With the HTC One X and HTC EVO 4G LTE unable to get through U.S. Customs thanks to Apple's claim of patent infringement, HTC had actually shipped the units with a version of the software that didn't infringe on Apple's patent meaning that the devices could be released soon...

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posted on 17 May 2012, 10:39

47. skymitch89 (Posts: 1299; Member since: 05 Nov 2010)

That patent is stupid. Every Android device has those options and Apple should've gone after Google instead of manufaturers like HTC.

posted on 17 May 2012, 13:36

58. Commentator (Posts: 3685; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)

So you'd rather every single Android handset get delayed?

posted on 17 May 2012, 13:56 2

59. tizz06 (Posts: 14; Member since: 17 May 2012)

i dont kno if its just me but best buy just emailed me stating that i can come pick up my phone (EVO 4G LTE) on the 23rd so im guessing this is the new release date

posted on 17 May 2012, 17:52

66. gallitoking (Posts: 4718; Member since: 17 May 2011)

the release is when Apple says it is...

posted on 17 May 2012, 20:34

67. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)

JEEZES Apple STOP f**kING BANNING our favorite phones. This is bad for the economy. NOT EVERYONE WANTS your boring iPhone.

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