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Next up: Apple sues everyone because they patented turning a phone on with a button

My freaking Kin highlighted links! doh.gif
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I hate Apple products out of personal taste. I consider my self a power-user and I like full control over what I own.

I don't hate people who buy them, or like them. That's their/your taste. I understand why a lot of people do, they are easy to use and have a nice fenced off little garden of safety.

I do, however, hate the company. And everyone should. This is nothing less then pure evil business tactics that stunt innovation and competition, which in the end hurts us, the consumer. Regardless of what you want to buy, or what you like to own, albeit Apple, Android or Windows. We all suffer from this and a single multi billion dollar corporation profits.
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post #103 of 172
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Originally Posted by firestorm1 View Post

because its apple. didnt you know they patented the wheel?

Indeed, and the fruit, and the language... i wouldn't be surprised if apple had patented the patent, they're probably patented each letter in the alphabet too, meaning HTC can only call themselves ***
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post #104 of 172
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Originally Posted by Noob OCer View Post

Did anybody bother to read the article? They didn't patent hyperlinks. What they patented was a feature that turns phone numbers, dates, address, etc into links that automatically take you to whatever app uses that data (maps, calendar, contacts, etc.) Don't just bash them blindly. Read what they actually did, then bash them.

research what a hyperlink is first. a hyperlink is simply embedded code that makes an image or group of words link to another page like this: Definition of hyperlink these happen in programs too. thats how you navigate in a program.
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Originally Posted by refeek View Post

Anyone saying that Apple is a 'business' and therefore makes it okay to be entirely unethical has absolutely no idea how a company is supposed to be run. There are still codes of ethics that are supposed to be followed, and just because you are >technically following the rules, does not mean your actions are justified. There is a lot more to a company than just profitability, regardless of what you all seem to think.
Pissing off every last bit of your competition is certainly the last thing any company should want to do. Looking to eliminate your competition through litigation instead of your products is a cheap workaround that only the most pathetic of businesses look to accomplish, because they can not compete. Apple is, and always has been, based around the idea that their products 'work better' and that you aren't 'conforming to the masses' by using it. However, they still attempt to control the market, and since their products are overpriced and can't compete legitimately, they've turned to law suits and patent trolling.
Yes, it is now entirely considered patent trolling. When you are patenting things like hyperlinking, and buying patents to give to a company specializing in patent wars, you are not trolling the market. Please just get out.
Any company following this obscene type of practice needs to stop existing. It's absolutely sickening.
(inb4 "lol all companies do it" - there are limitations to acceptability and companies like Apple have pushed far beyond)


Excellent post, 1+.

 

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Originally Posted by Redwoodz View Post

^ thumb.gif
Hypocrite much?
This is what's wrong with the world today,too many immoral acts are deemed acceptable when done by a business for profit.

my idea isnt to make money, but to get apple to stop patenting bogus features that are commonplace and to stop suing companies that are as innovative as they are.
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post #107 of 172
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Originally Posted by WC_EEND View Post

Pardon my lack of airstrike knowledge, but what are MOABs and FOABs? biggrin.gif
Back ontopic, I am by no means an Apple hater (I love my iPad), but the way things have been going recentely you'd think Apple just bought the patent office.

MOAB Mother Of All Bombs or Massive Ordnance Air Blast
FOAB Father Of All Bombs
post #108 of 172
wow.....just wow.....
so can we get a petition or something going please guys to make the patent trolling stop!!
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All is fair in love and patent war.
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petiton created! everyone sign it please:

petiton to stop Apple's trivial patent wars
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