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post #31 of 85
So

iPod
iPhone
iPad
iEverythingelse

Can't believe Apple STOLE those ideas from decent companies just to make money.
*disgust*.
post #32 of 85
At first glance I thought the Powerpoint slide was an exact copy/paste job with the same exact image of a cloud. Phew, I was almost going to agree with ForumViewer here.
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Although I am not an Apple man, I have never really liked Acer as a company. My experience with their products has been far from spectacular. I had an Acer monitor that lasted a few years, and died, and my parents laptop is an Acer, and it too has it's share of problems. Of course their products tend to be cheaper than the competition. That's because they cut quality for price.

Apple simply inverts what Acer does. They use price as a substitute for quality. Of course their machines are good, but their machines could be sold a lot cheaper than they already are.

And this cloud business is just plain speculation. Really, who cares? Apple shouldn't complain if someone copies them. They should take it as a complement. Apple comes up with good ideas sometimes.
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post #34 of 85
Cloud above (obvious place to put it) and 30 days written somewhere near it

Phone with pictures/videos with 30 days written somewhere near it

Tablet PC with the same pictures/videos with 30 days written somewhere near it

Laptop with the same pictures/videos with all written somewhere near it

=

iCloud rip off?

I thought know that this is one of the easiest way to explain to the ignorant how cloud computing works
    
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post #35 of 85
pffffffft everyone making a buck off of the same thing.... unless the marketing slide and setup was copyrighted... who cares?!?!?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BlackVenom View Post

Not a rip off. Article is as useless as it is sensationalist. What kind of picture do you think people will draw when something is called the cloud? Apple patented the rectangular solid with rounded corners and electronics within.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Brutuz View Post

I have to actually agree here. Obvious ripoff.
rolleyes.gif

While I'd admit Apple copied the idea too, you can tell Acer did definitely copy the slides at least. They're way too similar and too easy to come up with different designs to not be a copy.
    
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post #37 of 85
Eh who cares, its never going to be as widely used, easy to use or good as Apples iCloud. Let them have their AcerCloud.
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Everybody wants a bite of the Apple.
 
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post #39 of 85
I usually like to defend Apple, but this is ridiculous. U can't patent the image of a cloud and 3 arrows. I mean the Galaxy Ace was IMHO a "blatant ripoff". This, not so much.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by L D4WG View Post

Eh who cares, its never going to be as widely used, easy to use or good as Apples iCloud. Let them have their AcerCloud.


 

  • Ease of use
  • Quality
  • Price

 

^ pick two

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