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All this copy lark is nonsense - what about if someone brings out a new tyre ?

Sorry that is the same as ours, its round, a circle , its made of rubber biggrin.gif

Tread patterns on tyres from the big manufacturers are patented as well as trademarked.
   
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post #42 of 159
There are very few options in a phone's exterior design. The parameters for usability and what people will buy are very limited.
If you don't agree, please prove me wrong by showing us a detailed sketch of how you would design a phone that would be attractive to consumers but still be able to house the technology required to make it work.
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There are very few options in a phone's exterior design. The parameters for usability and what people will buy are very limited.
If you don't agree, please prove me wrong by showing us a detailed sketch of how you would design a phone that would be attractive to consumers but still be able to house the technology required to make it work.

i mean the form factors are going to be similar but there are aesthetic choices available lol
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According to Apple "& Co." if you make a new smartphone you're copying them.
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post #45 of 159
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Tread patterns on tyres from the big manufacturers are patented as well as trademarked.

Exactly - but other than that? - that was my point! It cannot be the same unless it is the same, all the fuss over nothing.

they all copy each other to a degree, sick of lawsuits and hypercritical companies. Costs have to be recovered if sued and that doesn't help the purchaser. No wonder they sell these little next to nothing hand like computers for an arm and a leg.
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According to Apple "& Co." if you make a new smartphone you're copying them.

LOL

I'm so happy HTC made this, just to piss Apple off.

I hope that they realize how freakin' stupid they are someday, HTC and the likes will only sue back as Apple were the ones that started getting all legal and whatnot about "looks".

I hope that HTC don't get sued either, their claim that it's a M9 + Desire 816 seem to make sense, the name is quite quirky and funny too.. Unfortunately alike an iPhone it's a bit expensive for what it is.
 
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They took the worst iPhone design and paired it with the worst mobile OS.

Wow....opinion paired with MORE opinion....
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Wow....opinion paired with MORE opinion....

Opinion paired with my person experience.
   
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Opinion paired with my person experience.

you know what they say about opinions though...everyone has one and.....
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