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Someone had to patent it... you guys just don't understand, if Apple did not some other company would.
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I'm sure this will go over like a pregnant pole vaulter.
LOL, this.

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Did any of you even read the article? Hmmm, my magic 8ball says no, you didn't, you're just talking out of your asses, as usual.
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Did any of you even read the article? Hmmm, my magic 8ball says no, you didn't, you're just talking out of your asses, as usual.
Indeed... indeed.
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I'm sorry, but when will this end Apple? if the answer is never, then I'll continue to do what I have always done as well, never buy any of your computing products....(iPods don't count so you'll get my money there when my 5 year old one dies.)
post #86 of 95
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http://blogs.computerworld.com/17661..._in_innovation



http://www.msversus.org/microsoft-patents.html




I don't know what else I can say to make the point that Apple filing patents isn't some conspiracy to screw everyone. It's part of business. Every company does it. How is it some huge earth shattering news???
Your wasting your effort. People read apple and stop thinking. It doesn't matter how much more reasonable or informed your arguments are.
post #87 of 95
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The patent goes back all the way to the original iMac in 1998 to describe a technology that enables a light source to be coordinated with certain computing events. The hardware foundation uses a light controller that is connected to the main CPU of the computer as well as a light source. In Apple's words, we are talking about: "computing device includes a housing having an illuminable portion. The computing device also includes a light device disposed inside the housing. The light device is configured to illuminate the illuminable portion."
Oh they mean like the HDD activity light that has been on every modern PC since the early eighties???
post #88 of 95
The LED on my HTC Desire changes color depending on what type of notifications I have. My guess is Apple will eventually use this patent to ban HTC products from Europe.

Also prior art. The original IBM PC had a light indicating disk usage.
    
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The LED on my HTC Desire changes color depending on what type of notifications I have. My guess is Apple will eventually use this patent to ban HTC products from Europe.

Also prior art. The original IBM PC had a light indicating disk usage.
you're trying too hard.
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you're trying too hard.
Yup, the patent doesn't even cover what any of these nubcakes are talking about. God forbid they actually read. This is why we're doomed as a people, no one can read anymore.
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