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Originally Posted by MahiMahiMahi;13821709 
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.

$10 for an app?

Are you high?
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$10 for an app?

Are you high?

I'm confused, his app is 10 dollars. kookoo.gif
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Originally Posted by MahiMahiMahi;13821784 
I'm confused, his app is 10 dollars. kookoo.gif

Not to mention the disadvantages of having to jailbreak your phone.
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Originally Posted by MahiMahiMahi;13821784 
I'm confused, his app is 10 dollars. kookoo.gif

Wow, then screw this guy! $10 for an app is plainly ridiculous. I can't believe 50k people bought it for that much.


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Originally Posted by un1b4ll;13821819 
Not to mention the disadvantages of having to jailbreak your phone.

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Edited by johonm333 - 6/10/11 at 8:11am
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Hey guys, this dude didn't protect his idea and it costs 10 freaking dollars on cydia. Now it's free.
It's not even plagia actually.
And he made around 500 000$.

Not saying Apple is absolutely honest in their business practices. But they are definitely not wrong there.

Oh excuse me, I tried to get over the "Apple sucks" set of mind, I'll get back to it.

Apple sucks and Steve Jobs is a guru!
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Originally Posted by Scrappy;13817232 
At best a settlement, no single person would have the funds to fight apple and get any real money.

It all really depends on how solid of a case they have. Filing a lawsuit is cheap. Legal fees coming up with a valid defense on Apple's behalf would be much more costly. They would most likely be the ones pushing for a settlement.
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Sorry to spoil the fun, but Apple isn't wrong here.

I'm guessing when he submitted to Apple, they decided that his app was too close to a core iOS functionality to be supplied by an App Store developer. They may have even had such a functionality planned.

They contacted him by phone, even asked him for his CV, at that point he probably should have realized what was going on. Instead of sending his CV, he sent his app to Cydia, and from that point on I don't really feel bad for him.

Apple may have even made an offer to come aboard and help with the development, who knows.
    
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post #38 of 117
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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?

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.

I have an Ipod, an Ipad, and apple sucks. I love my ipad, but I wont buy another. No flash is really horrible IMO. Its getting to be a killer for me. Ipod is great except it can't play other audio files, which is annoying as well.


But I'm inclined to agree with you here, seems pretty stupid this thing wasn't added awhile ago it's so obvious.
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Okay people. Go on Netlfix. Watch Flash of Genius.
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This guy would have no case suing Apple, if he decided to try that. What if Apple was already working on this? Might be a good reason to reject his app.
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