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Companies do that all the time. They're not slandering the other brand, they're just making mention of what they have in a direct comparison. Think Samsung commercial when people are in line for the new iPhone, or even Coke/Pepsi commercials where they show the opposite brand. They say nothing bad about the other, they just hype the features their set has.


Yes, but that's not insulting to someone's ego like "Dr. Who? Is.
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They look the same. -_-

Just like people can't distinguish the obvious difference between laptops... but got to agree, these do look similar.
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That is a horrible comparison.

I agree.

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Not to mention, Apple computers are fantastic machines, and held in highest esteem by professionals. A huge amount of music creators, video editors and other graphic designers use Apple computers exclusively. Many of the best movies in the world are edited in FCP, and many albums edited with Logic Pro.

Well, that has nothing to do with essence.
This blanket statement is true, and even if it was it would mean little as "professionals are not unbiased", nor all of them know what they are talking about.
Some professionals are very fond of Apple, true, many would prefer to "die" than use "a PC", but that doesn't make it rational or objective.

I still know professional graphic designers who were told and still believe that Adobe apps run natively only in MacOS, and the versions for windows are bad ports. Ofc, Adobe would try to keep happy the low single digits of market share Apple had before switching to intel CPUs, in order to keep those few loyal customers happy - screw the world!

Then again it is some of those same "pros" that were buying the then notion that intel was unstable garbage, and inappropriate for the Mac legacy right?
"Pros" are subject to false information, rumors and marketing just like we all are.

That said, Apple does contribute to its field in ways that Beats don't even remotely imagine.
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post #44 of 142
Apparently Dre copyrighted the title of Dr. and basic headphone shape.

Get mad that people want to compete with you. Yamaha has been in the game a long time, they are smarter than you.
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Beats = great marketing but nothing else.
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post #46 of 142
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Companies do that all the time. They're not slandering the other brand, they're just making mention of what they have in a direct comparison. Think Samsung commercial when people are in line for the new iPhone, or even Coke/Pepsi commercials where they show the opposite brand. They say nothing bad about the other, they just hype the features their set has.


Yes, but that's not insulting to someone's ego like "Dr. Who? Is.



He doesn't find that insulting at all.

In all seriousness, if that's insulting to the "Beats" ego, then the Samsung commercial where the young hip guy held the line for his old groupie parents was inflammatory towards Apple's young hip image.

AKA, we're stretching here.
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post #47 of 142
And the funny thing is,
My $20 Chinese market rip off ones sound just as good as my mates real ones.
Only difference you can spot is the cord and plug are slightly different.
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He doesn't find that insulting at all.

In all seriousness, if that's insulting to the "Beats" ego, then the Samsung commercial where the young hip guy held the line for his old groupie parents was inflammatory towards Apple's young hip image.

AKA, we're stretching here.

Imagine if you where famous and created some of the most famous and well renowned Hip-Hop beats in the world and then a headphone company came out and said "*Insert name here*...Who?"

They aren't insulting beats, they're insulting Dr.Dre himself. I'd see it completely differently if they said something like "What Beats?" or "Listen to our Beats" or something along those lines, but they directly attacked the creator of the headphones.

It would be like if Microsoft marketed the Windows8 phone with a picture and it said "Steve...who?"


That iPhone/Samsung commercial isn't quiet comparable, because they don't directly say "We are in line for the new i*insert ridiculous name to avoid issues here*!" they simply implied that it was the iPhone.
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I'm sorry beatsydbre or whatever the hell that is pronounced, but Yamaha's offering is ten thousand million times better looking that your cheap plasticky overpriced crap.
   
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I wonder when it will dawn on the world that shapes are not patterns, shapes are yes... shapes. Sure some shapes might look alike but they're still shapes and they've been in use for centuries and millenias.
Maybe water should so them both for trying to mimicking a droplet?

Another thought. Why not make it to a relationship councelling game?
First sue the other company for three things you feel they've copied from you
Then sue yourself for three things you copied from them.
 
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