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I'm just waiting for Apple to sue claiming they have a design patent on paint color schemes. I give Apple 3 years before they descend back into being what they were in the 90s before Jobs saved their asses.

Maybe Lowe's should sue Home Depot because they're often next to each other and *gasp* both sell hardware. ZOMG!!
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Originally Posted by dr/owned View Post

I'm just waiting for Apple to sue claiming they have a design patent on paint color schemes. I give Apple 3 years before they descend back into being what they were in the 90s before Jobs saved their asses.
Maybe Lowe's should sue Home Depot because they're often next to each other and *gasp* both sell hardware. ZOMG!!

Naah, 3 years is too little. They have an incredibly huge and - often blindly - loyal fan base. I'm guessing somewhere between 5-10 years.
I do, however, expect a sharp decline in their market share after the initial iPhone5 release ... given that they will be dealing with Google's new flagship and Samsung's soon after. Not to mention HTC and the potential rise of Windows Phones/Tablets/Laptop-tablet hybrids thanks to Windows 8.

Yeah, Samsung grossly underestimated Apple when they were producing designs similar to Apple's and paid a very dear price.

Apple have been doing the same thing for years and it works well for them because most of their customers are loyal; however, if they don't change things soon; they might be in for a huge crash lol. Their notebooks/desktops will probably keep them afloat for a while until PC makers stop being so freaking cheap and improve quality (and remove their hell-sent bloatware )
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Naah, 3 years is too little. They have an incredibly huge and - often blindly - loyal fan base. I'm guessing somewhere between 5-10 years.
I do, however, expect a sharp decline in their market share after the initial iPhone5 release ... given that they will be dealing with Google's new flagship and Samsung's soon after. Not to mention HTC and the potential rise of Windows Phones/Tablets/Laptop-tablet hybrids thanks to Windows 8.
Yeah, Samsung grossly underestimated Apple when they were producing designs similar to Apple's and paid a very dear price.
Apple have been doing the same thing for years and it works well for them because most of their customers are loyal; however, if they don't change things soon; they might be in for a huge crash lol. Their notebooks/desktops will probably keep them afloat for a while until PC makers stop being so freaking cheap and improve quality (and remove their hell-sent bloatware )

One things for sure, the sooner it happens the better. Its time for their Hubris to catch up to them, they were teetering on the edge of bankruptcy during the 90s and i'm sure it can happen again. One would hope sooner rather than later.
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This is hilarious. Nice jab at Apple, they even copied the blue shirts.

Are you aware that Samsung's logo has long been blue?



It amazes me how anything as idiotic as simple as a Samsung store's interior styling is a blatant ripoff of Apple now. Anyone ever walked into a Sony Style store?
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Samsung cannot compete in the phone industry...

???


Yea I lol'd and looked right past his post... S2/Galaxy Nexus/S3 destroy the 4/4S... the S3 even more so.
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you're kidding me? apple invented having a store in Sydney?
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you're kidding me? apple invented having a store in Sydney?

Well, does the store have rounded corners?
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The stores windows are OBVIOUSLY made of glass. Apple was the first phone manufacturer to use glass screens. Lawsuit incoming.

lachen.gif Lmao!
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While I don't see anything wrong with a minimalist, brand specific store (Apple store, Microsoft store, ect), it's silly to pretend the minimalist storefront concept was formed in a vacuum. Walmart opens a grocery section, and then Target fallows suit, ect.

This. Honestly, it's just the design of a store.
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Samsung will just never quit…copying.

And neither will Apple, your point? I ask you again, what has Apple done ever done that didn't revolved around copying others?

That's right, NOTHING.

Only Apple should have the right to have a store huh?
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Haha this is amusing. How shameless can Samsung be?
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I must admit, I am a fanboy...of hating on Apple! This is funny, I love these threads they make me laugh.
 
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Displaying a product is now a patent of apple.
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