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I was hoping Woz would cure apple... but looks like not.
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Originally Posted by kikkO View Post

Apple is right. Many of you have no clue what the big picture here is.
lol
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post #22 of 48
Quote:
Originally Posted by TFL Replica View Post

I respect this guy and I understand what he's trying to point out but he just tossed a sizable portion of his credibility away.
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Originally Posted by Mygaffer View Post

Everyone likes "the Woz" of course but I think this is a case where the parent can't see that their little angel is really a terrible brat and bully.

Those two posts sum it up perfectly.
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Originally Posted by Chachi123 View Post

The "Woz" came in for a steak at a fancy place me and my bros worked out on and off in Texas. Sat at the bar when my older brother was head chef. He likes steak, beards, and computers, whats not to like?
EDIT: On Topic, Although they aren't buying, sitting and suing, they aren't the shining example of chivalry when it comes to patent use/abuse and courts....

You work at the Cheesecake Factory?
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Originally Posted by Mr Frosty View Post

iOS
ios5-110607-6.jpg

We could play that game with a lot of stuff. Here's the menu from Symbian 9.3 S60, developed in 2005, on a Nokia E5:

535

Smartphone OSes look similar because there's a logical way to do things that makes sense to most people, not because everyone is copying someone else. That Nokia doesn't even have a touchscreen and it's still menu-driven in a very similar manner to iOS and Android.
     
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Is it just me, or has Apple had less lawsuits ever since that "Thermonuclear Android" guy died? I've been following any Apple lawsuits they've started and they've mostly died down in the past few months. I think Cook knows that war is bad in the long run.
Edited by AMDPhenomX4 - 4/14/12 at 4:28pm
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He even LOOKS like an obnoxious troll in the OP picture.
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post #26 of 48
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Originally Posted by AMDPhenomX4 View Post

Is it just me, or has Apple had less lawsuits ever since that "Thermonuclear Android" guy died? I've been following any Apple lawsuits they've started and they've mostly died down in the past few months. I think Cook knows that war is bad in the long run.

Yeah, if you look at Job's past he has a tendency to go overboard on some things.
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Patent trolls.... I want to move off onto another world.
 
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post #28 of 48
Quote:
Originally Posted by kikkO View Post

So you know for a fact that Apple is the ONLY company in the world that is abusing it's patents? That there are no other company in the world abusing their patents and preventing Apple from evolving technologically? How gullible.
Good job being a informed netizen absorbing mainstream news. Just another mindless drone in society that will believe anything a semi-authorative authoritative figure feeds them, but then again without people like you I'll never be able to line my pockets with tons of cash.

You're just batting 1000 now aren't you.

He wasn't implying the only company parent trolling is Apple. But he's right. When companies pull the patent card, it stifles advancement. Hell, even Jobs himself admitted to stealing ideas. If patents weren't there, it would force companies to make better products bringing advancement much faster. It's quite funny you pull the "sheeple" card as well. You're doing the same eating up everything some company tells you. There is no big picture. Apple WANTS to be the big picture. They've done nothing but take existing technology and put their own spin on things and claim they did it first.

That aside, there's many reasons you'll never be able to line your pockets with tons of cash. He's actually not one of them though.
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Originally Posted by MangoMan View Post

None of you guys get it, all I see is a bunch of Apple haters on here. Whats the point? Everyone likes the way Apple devices look and work and Samsung to Google are trying to copy. Think of it like this, you create a phone and design a OS and it sells like hotcakes (good thing you have patents).
Samsung comes along and creates a device that looks very much the same with a Google OS that looks just as similar.
They could have made it look different, as Windows has done, but people like your OS so that is why Google is copying it. They could have made it look like any other phone but they copied yours, why? Because your phone is what people want!

As Samsung and Google start taking away business from you, you just sit and watch without every using your patents.

That makes a lot of sense....

So one day at PARC an enterprising young salesman type stops by to have a look see at what Xerox is up to.... smile.gif
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Blatant damage control.
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