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Inb4 forumviewer getting mad at the Apple hate.
Aww, did someone get their feelings hurt recently? I'm flattered that you think about me in Apple threads. Still need to work on your cleverness though, I'm afraid. Originality, too. And ability to stay on topic.


The sheer amount of ignorance in Apple threads never ceases to amaze me. OF COURSE this guy is going to complain and say Apple is stealing his idea. He's about to lose out on tons of money from the Cydia store. There's no more need to buy his app.

And how many different ways are there to wireless sync your device? Can't be too many. But none of that common sense matters to anyone on OCN. Not surprisingly the only people whining like little girls are the ones without any sort of iDevices. Are you all that insecure with your Android phone that you need to bash Apple every chance you get?

Oh, and as far as the icon, the two arrows forming a circle has been around on Macs for ages indicating sync. And sticking the wifi thing in the middle makes the complete icon self-explanatory. Common sense.
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Aww, did someone get their feelings hurt recently? I'm flattered that you think about me in Apple threads. Still need to work on your cleverness though, I'm afraid. Originality, too. And ability to stay on topic.


The sheer amount of ignorance in Apple threads never ceases to amaze me. OF COURSE this guy is going to complain and say Apple is stealing his idea. He's about to lose out on tons of money from the Cydia store. There's no more need to buy his app.

And how many different ways are there to wireless sync your device? Can't be too many. But none of that common sense matters to anyone on OCN. Not surprisingly the only people whining like little girls are the ones without any sort of iDevices. Are you all that insecure with your Android phone that you need to bash Apple every chance you get?
Well... atleast there's someone playing the devil's advocate so that it becomes a mature discussion about the similarity of the two applications and whether or not Apple stole it. I guess not though.
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I think the least they should do is give him some of the credit.
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post #24 of 117
I really hate Apple for making such a high quality products, makes me want them so bad but **** like this is unacceptable, thus the reason why I don't support them.

I'll stick to my Android, thank you very much.
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Eh, WP7 and Zune has had Wireless Sync for a while, it's actually pretty damn useful! Poor guy, though he can't complain much, he's made over $500,000!
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In the OP's quote it says he doesn't/didn't plan to take legal action.
Honestly, I think he is doing better by giving them bad press. Apple might come to him and say sorry for stealing his work and pay him to keep quiet just to stop the rumors (that appear to be based heavily on facts)

If he goes to court and looses to the 30 man layer team that Apple would roll out then he would lose all credibility.
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<Insert wall of text that gets on knees underneath Steve Jobs...like usual
Dude, get your head out of your...you know he has every right to be questioning this "new feature". They didn't even try to hide the fact they copied this even down to the icon and the name, hope this guy actually takes steps against this and doesn't let Apple run away with his idea for free.
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Wow, the guy made $500000 off of his app and he is surprised? I don't care what he thinks, he didn't actively try to protect his idea, so apple used it. No company ever has done this before? Give me a break.


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Dude, get your head out of your...you know he has every right to be questioning this "new feature". They didn't even try to hide the fact they copied this even down to the icon and the name, hope this guy actually takes steps against this and doesn't let Apple run away with his idea for free.
He didn't try to protect it, he doesn't deserve anything else. The guy made $500,000 on his app if his statistics are true.
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post #29 of 117
It's just the logical evolution of the device. Saying there's anything wrong with this is like accusing Windows of stealing features because you can sync their phone with Windows. Technically, Apple did it first.

You guys need to know the difference between the normal evolution of a product and plain plagiarism.
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He didn't protect his IP. That was dumb. Why are you guys complaining though? Now we won't have to pay 10 bucks for a simple feature. This helps the consumer.
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