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In the increasingly fierce smartphone patent wars, HTC is an underdog, and now that Apple's successfully won a ban on several HTC phones....

When an iPhone receives a message that contains a phone number or an address -- e-mail, Web or street -- those bits of data are automatically highlighted, underlined and turned into clickable links.

Click on the phone number, and the iPhone asks if you want to dial it. Click on the Web address, and it opens in Safari. Click on the street address, and Maps will display it.

HTC gleefully asserted, all it takes is a quick software update and the infringing problem goes away.



how can they patent hyperlinks? its fundamental in anything computer or internet related. last time i checked a smart phone was a computer.

petiton to stop Apple's trivial patent wars


say goodbye to this nice feature on your Evo lol. isnt this a feature on all smart phones with android?

Mod edit: please get the title right...
Edited by Tipless - 12/21/11 at 9:47am
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madsmiley.pnggunner2.gif Apple gunner.gif...because words can not describe the anger
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because its apple. didnt you know they patented the wheel?
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After reading about Apple getting another firm to patent troll for them, nothing surprises me anymore.
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yep op!someone at the pantent office didnt knoqw what it was and just signed!even tho this is a integral part of the web and has been since the 70s!god i hate slackers!PATENT OFFICE:please stop giving patent,gees this is unpatentable and you should have known this or ask ibm or any in your circle of friend dam it.a patent to protect apple hyperlink?are you serious apple doesnt own in part or whole the hyperlink from close or far!
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Who runs the stock ROMs anyway?
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I hate Apple so much thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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cant blame apple but so much. they are just taking advantage of a system that has been failing for decades. im sure htc will appeal. in the mean time, their phones will still be for sale..
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Who wants to play the game "File a tech patent, and whoever gets sued by Apple last... Wins?"
    
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