Top Tech Stories of the Day: Apple's Patent Win Over Mirror Worlds Stays Intact

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Mirror Worlds' appeal of an Apple victory in a patent case, putting to rest the long-running dispute. Mirror Worlds accused Apple of infringing on its patents with its Mac OS X operating systems, as well as in its iOS devices including the iPhone, iPod, and iPad. Although it's been receiving a lot of mixed reaction from blogs, critics and the Twitterverse, according to a recent poll, users prefer iOS 7 versions of system icons almost two to one vs. the existing versions, with over 46,401 people total chiming in on the subject. A recently uncovered new user interface for Amazon's Video app for iOS has more personalized carousels of TV shows and movies on the homescreen, which should bring individualized recommendations based on past viewing to the fore right as the app opens.
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