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post #31 of 95
Case lights that change color based on things happening in software? Alienware has been doing this for some time.
    
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post #32 of 95
Apple is claiming they invented the HD led... lol
post #33 of 95
This is why I would like Apple news to just be banned all together. People here are too stupid to even read the article, much less maintain an intelligent level of discussion. Every single Apple news thread dissolves rapidly into nonsense.
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post #34 of 95
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reading the discussion for this article is really eye opening to the idiocy here in these forums. didnt read the article? dont comment. didnt even read the comments before yours that already pointed out that what you are about to post is complete crap? delete OCN account.



apple is going to basically carve images into the inside of the case which will be illuminated.

why are you people talking about LED fans?

Quiet skoobs and grab your pitchfork. Mob rules! lol Some people are just trolling though, don't get worked up about it.
post #35 of 95
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Quiet skoobs and grab your pitchfork. Mob rules! lol Some people are just trolling though, don't get worked up about it.
i dont disagree that apple is being ridiculous, but cmon people... "i have LED fans in my case... am i going to be sued???"

not even related to the topic. lol.

i do think that it is a good idea, although it has already been in use in different forms. just not by varying the thickness (for the most part) of the material.
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post #36 of 95
This is getting ridiculous to the extreme.
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post #37 of 95
if i may ... the article states that lights changing depending upon what you are doing ... for a while i was using this really nice led fan, that twinkled red (otherwise it was blue) when the HDD was in use ...

way i see it apples patent is for the HDD light (in a fancier way) and if your fan does what mine used to ... then it is similar to the HDD light and ... well you catch my drift

personally i dont really care what they patent, but you wanted to know how this was related to led fans
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post #38 of 95
Sounds like to me apple had a very specific implementation in mind. Also, considering the age of the patents, sounds like apple decided not to go througth with the designs.

You can't really blame the people for jumping to the illogical extreme of this topic. The article was written in such a way to be intentionally inciteful. Why else dig up 13 and 3 year old patents?
toms has usually been the king of fluff, but this is the epitomy of garbage news. Shame on them. Lost tons of respect.
Edited by mothergoose729 - 10/7/11 at 4:04pm
post #39 of 95
I think most people here do not work for the tech industry and even if they do they have no idea what the current and future environment is going to be or where it's leading to.

It's patent or be patented, sue or be sued. Apple is just protecting themselves and all the hard work for the people who sacrificed their social lives and neglected their family to bring the company to where it is today.

The hardest hardship most posters had on here is probably getting really heated in a flame war or some fanboy argument. Can you honestly say you contributed something to the tech industry as a whole other than whining, crying and complaining on a internet tech forum?

It seems like a bunch of brain dead people reacting to the slightest thing Apple does as bad without giving second thought.
 
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post #40 of 95
Hmmmm i don't really understand what they are pattenting here.
Is it like your led from your dvd drive that lids up when you put a dvd in it and it starts reading it or something?
Or what should we think of with this patent?
    
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