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Best Buy employees where blue shirts too....should apple be upset? no, buy they'll sue...they'll sue...

DELL uses the color blue in a lot of their print ad and on television....

Maybe someone should ring Michael and tell him Apple doesn't like them using blue.

@OP: I am not terribly sure where this entire thing is going. Brand specific stores that use very minimal design isn't new, and isn't something Apple invented, not by a long shot.
    
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Samsung will just never quit…copying.
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Apple and Samsung are both to blame, but I don't understand why Samsung is the only one here who is getting in big trouble.

Apple didn't come up with most of their ideas on their own, they just tweaked them to fit their products and make a few innovations along the way. Samsung is doing the same. All I (the consumer) care about is getting the best possible product for the best price I can afford.

Nobody here is reinventing the wheel, so I don't see how either of them can take credit for doing so.
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Apple refinement is mistaken for Apple invention. They've somehow convinced a great majority of the world that they created everything in a vacuum. I could see the new iPhone having a bigger screen and people will talk about how Apple have once again revolutionized the smartphone.
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Disagreeing with the majority on OCN=Trolling. Samsung got called out and now must pay. Justice is served.
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Apple and Samsung are both to blame, but I don't understand why Samsung is the only one here who is getting in big trouble.
Apple didn't come up with most of their ideas on their own, they just tweaked them to fit their products and make a few innovations along the way. Samsung is doing the same. All I (the consumer) care about is getting the best possible product for the best price I can afford.
Nobody here is reinventing the wheel, so I don't see how either of them can take credit for doing so.

To put it simply, Samsung has been taking a lot of marketshare away from Apple. They pose a big threat to the iPhone.

It's going to be very hard for Apple to continue to compete long term when they release only 1 phone per year, while Samsung and other companies release several smartphones throughout the year.


http://www.overclock.net/t/1287017/mobilesyrup-samsung-keeps-1-position-owns-24-1-market-share-ships-50-2-million-smartphones-in-q2-2012/0_50

Since their original release, the iPhone has not evolved that much. They've used a 3.5" screen since 2007.


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“3.5 inch handset size is the “sweet spot” for mobile phone design; big enough to produce detailed, legible graphics, but small enough to fit comfortably in the hand and pocket.”
~Steve Jobs

Samsung on the other hand has evolved over time, they brought us Dual Core processors, larger screens, they use an Open OS, rather than the locked down IOS, and I won't list EVERYTHING, the point is, they've given us choices.





I'm looking forward to the Galaxy Note 2, because for me, that's the sweet spot between a smartphone and a tablet.

If 3.5" is the sweet spot for Steve Jobs, that's great, but it's not the sweet spot for a device that is best suited for my needs. It's nice to have choices.

If the rumors are true, the New iPhone will have a larger 4" screen as well, plus a 7" iPad Mini is also coming out. Something Android has had for a long time now. ( 4", 4.3", 4.5", 4.7", 4.8", 5.3", 5.5", 7" devices )

I speculate that without Samsung's and Android's innovation on the screen size, the new iPhone would be 3.5" again, and there wouldn't be a 7" iPad Mini coming out, which was something else that Steve Jobs frowned upon.
http://techpp.com/2012/08/16/how-samsung-proved-steve-jobs-wrong/

If an iPhone is best suited for someone else's needs here, then stick with your iPhone and enjoy it.

This of course is my opinion, based on the evidence presented above.
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I have an iphone (I won it 2 years ago), constant use of it has given me problems on my right side of the face including my right ear, the side i use for phone. The iphone is the highest radiation producing phone on the market i realized. I wasn't sensitive to wireless devices e.g. wireless router, phones, signals etc, since having an iphone for 2 years, its made me very sensitive to wireless etc, So i wont be buying apple products ever again or my family and friends. I cant go to sleep with an iphone next to me (I have to switch it off), its like putting ones head in a microwave, bcoz of the iphone, i also have to turn everything wireless off to get some sleep. I should sue them for ruining my life with a radiation filled container. All these problems started after having the iphone for over 2 years.
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I have an iphone (I won it 2 years ago), constant use of it has given me problems on my right side of the face including my right ear, the side i use for phone. The iphone is the highest radiation producing phone on the market i realized. I wasn't sensitive to wireless devices e.g. wireless router, phones, signals etc, since having an iphone for 2 years, its made me very sensitive to wireless etc, So i wont be buying apple products ever again or my family and friends. I cant go to sleep with an iphone next to me (I have to switch it off), its like putting ones head in a microwave, bcoz of the iphone, i also have to turn everything wireless off to get some sleep. I should sue them for ruining my life with a radiation filled container. All these problems started after having the iphone for over 2 years.

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You don't see Nintendo suing Sony over the PlayStation Move as copying the Wii. Competition breeds innovation, and while I'll admit the original Galaxy S look similar to the iPhone, it doesn't warrant a penalty anywhere near 1 billion dollars. If anything, it should have been a percentage of sales of just that phone. The rest of Samsung products are more than distinguishable from those made by Apple, including TouchWiz. Anyone, including a 75 year old lady, would be able to tell that there is a distinguishable difference between iOS and TouchWiz.

Apple didn't invent the simplistic store design either. Samsung MAY be copying, but they aren't copying Apple in this scenario. BOTH companies are copying the many stores that came before it with that type of layout.

We've all heard of "Woman Logic," but lately it seems there is another form of blind conclusion jumping called "Apple Logic."
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