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Apple lol what a joke

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I officially have no respect for Apple anymore. They've done NOTHING but abuse the patent laws and manipulate those around them for the sole purpose of elevating themselves. mad.gif
     
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...So what's the Apple fanboy spin on this one? It's one thing to patent troll, but blackmailing? Dare i say Apple has outdone themselves, yet again?
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by born2bwild View Post

Not really, Apple tech enthusiasts have heard about it to. The story was posted on MacRumours and such.
People there generally agree that the similarity of the Zenbook to the MacBook Air was too great, and that's why Apple took action against ASUS.

Of course they know about it, but make excuses as to why this happened. Thus ignoring how wrong it is.
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post #25 of 210
wow and here i was looking forward to the zenbook. asus fanboy here does not like apple.
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Apple is slowly mucking its relationships with its suppliers..that's just bad business practice. Saw something similar with GM and look what happened to them.

However as long as their stock keeps moving like the freight train it is nothing of consequence will happen.

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post #27 of 210
Seems similar to methods Intel used that got them fined well over one billion...
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post #28 of 210
Quote:
Originally Posted by Defoler View Post

I'm sure intel won't do anything.
They won't drop their contract with apple or violate it, and lose a ton of money over already lost ton of money.
I'm sure ASUS will be angry, but they will find someone else to make their ultrabooks.

I don't think it'll work like that, Pegatron is a subsidiary of Asus so the Zenbook will probably be canceled all together.
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post #29 of 210
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Quote:
Originally Posted by legojoey17 View Post

This....This is utter black mail. Wow, every day turns up a different apple, each with one more parasite then the last. Starting to think this apple is getting past the sour point of a Granny Smith.

Intel did this to AMD for over years, but since Intel gives you people the procs you want all wrongdoing is forgiven. Double standard much?
 
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Oh please people, the Zenbook is painfully similar to the MBA. I'm no Apple fan, but really?
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