Apple's (AAPL) latest is greeted with the usual display of fervor and endurance
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Its settlement with Apple does not bode well for devices that "slavishly" copy the iPad
If all had gone according to plan, Samsung would have launched its latest tablet computer -- the Galaxy Tab 10.1 -- in Australia on Thursday Aug. 11.
But Apple (AAPL) objected, telling a federal judge in Sydney that the device, based on Google's (GOOG) Android operating system, violated at least 10 Apple patents. And in a deal MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Aug 2, 2011 7:41 AM ET
Endless queues, whooping Apple staffers, saturation media coverage
Judging from the early videos, iPad 2 mania may be even more fevered in Australia and New Zealand than it is in the U.S.
The first customer in line at Apple's (AAPL) Sydney store, seen here at right, camped out for 53 hours to buy his second iPad 2 (he picked one up two weeks ago in Boston.)
No word yet on stockouts, but a MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 25, 2011 8:11 AM ET
Customers began lining up in Australia two days before the scheduled launch
Alex Lee, 28, and Marius Eilertsen, 27, armed with folding chairs and blankets, took their places -- Nos. 1 and 2 -- in front of Apple's (AAPL) Sydney, Australia, retail store Wednesday at noon local time, 53 hours before the iPad 2 was scheduled to go on sale. By Thursday evening, the line of customers behind them extended down MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 24, 2011 10:30 AM ET
Customers camped out overnight in cities around the world to buy Apple's tablet computer
[UPDATE: About 1,200 customers had lined up outside Apple's flagship store in Tokyo's Ginza district when the doors finally opened at 8 a.m., according to Reuters.]
Rahul Koduri, 22, had been sitting in front of an Apple Store in Sydney, Australia, since 2 a.m. Thursday.
In Tokyo, Takechiyo Yamanaka planted his folding camp chair outside Apple's Ginza store on MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 27, 2010 3:36 PM ET
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