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All samsung has to do is tweak their products to not violate apples patents and this would not be a problem. Samsung took a risk when they created the galaxy line. Sometimes risky behavior can blow up in your face. This is business 101 folks.

When apple brought the GUI to market, they made a mistake by letting MS copy their stuff, which almost lead to the downfall of the company. I highly doubt they will let that happen again. I don't see apple blocking phones that don't violate their patents.

It is funny that people are bringing up the fact that apple is becoming a monopoly when Samsung is an actual monopoly in South Korea. They have their toes dipped into every industry and they dominate them.
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post #32 of 145
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I don't get it. The EU went after Microsoft with an antitrust suit, now they are basically creating a monopoly for Apple.

I've been wondering that for quite some time. Like how MS had an antitrust lawsuit in the US for bundling software, but recently Apple had a lawsuit they won against a Mac-clone maker. So, to rehash, it's illegal for MS to bundle software but it's legal for Apple to bundle software AND hardware.
    
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All samsung has to do is tweak their products to not violate apples patents and this would not be a problem. Samsung took a risk when they created the galaxy line. Sometimes risky behavior can blow up in your face. This is business 101 folks.

When apple brought the GUI to market, they made a mistake by letting MS copy their stuff, which almost lead to the downfall of the company. I highly doubt they will let that happen again. I don't see apple blocking phones that don't violate their patents.

It is funny that people are bringing up the fact that apple is becoming a monopoly when Samsung is an actual monopoly in South Korea. They have their toes dipped into every industry and they dominate them.

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Take a look at the photo a few pages back of the galaxy phones and tell me that they look like an iPhone 3G. They look absolutely NOTHING like it, they're also competing in completely different markets from iPhone. Simply because the Galaxy S uses a horizontal app drawer that doesn't mean they're infringing on an apple patent!
Apple have gone so far as to TAMPERING with evidence, submitting a resized picture to the Dutch court of the Galaxy SII so that it matches the size of the iPhone 3G. Do you really think Samsung is in the wrong here?
    
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Originally Posted by MahiMahiMahi View Post
All samsung has to do is tweak their products to not violate apples patents and this would not be a problem. Samsung took a risk when they created the galaxy line. Sometimes risky behavior can blow up in your face. This is business 101 folks.
They don't need to tweak the Galaxy S design when they are basing it off a legacy device.



This is the Samsung S5230, aka the Star or Tocco Lite. This was released in 2009 and back then, it didn't directly compete with the iPhone as it is more of a feature phone than a smartphone. The first Galaxy S I9000 was released a year later, taking design cues from this phone. Guess what it looked like:



If anything, Samsung is copying itself.
Edited by jjsoviet - 8/19/11 at 11:20am
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Someone ought to look at the pictures, I'm sure these naysayers will finally be silenced.
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Apple are scared of competition. Enough said.

Seriously though, the WHOLE galaxy line. Most of the Galaxy line and or tablets have nothing that resembles the Iphone, only one phone looks only slightly similar in the fact its flat and has a screen, Bravo apple, Bravo.

Seriously Apple need to shut up and get with the fair competition. You dont shut your competition down, you out do them.
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Seriously Apple need to shut up and get with the fair competition. You dont shut your competition down, you out do them.
I guess that's not magical and revolutionary enough for them
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Seriously though, the WHOLE galaxy line. Most of the Galaxy line and or tablets have nothing that resembles the Iphone, only one phone looks only slightly similar in the fact its flat and has a screen, Bravo apple, Bravo.
Hell, Apple originally included these phones in its injunction:










Apple's obviously blind.
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Cleaned

Guys, please don't post memes in the news section;they will simply be deleted.Also, no personal attacks or swearing

Reopened.
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Ridding the thread of the bloat. Thanks, 5entinel.
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