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lol your saying bunch of phones outsells the iPhone.

it's just like saying android as more market share than iOS...
International galaxy s sold more mind you. And those are the same phones, not the US hybrids.
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They should sue intel for also pretending to make stuff and hiding it in FoxCON's balance sheet.
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Looks like **** is getting real for Apple...

They are getting dominated by Android, which pleases me to no end...
http://gigaom.com/2010/08/02/android...ne-in-the-u-s/

It is evident as well, they let Verizon in on the iPhone (a great Android retailer which was destroying them)

Now they are suing one of the biggest Android phone makers, surprised HTC hasn't gotten any flack...

I love to see them writhe...
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What's the point?

Like Apple, the most recession-proof corporation, is not generating enough revenue, and needs to sue another corporation for "copying their design."
No actually their generating more than enough revenue.

Their sueing supposedly to protect their intellectual property, but in reality their just trying to be corporate bullies and trying to send a message to all other electronic companies out there so they would be careful not to develop something that even smells like an icrap and be prepared for a lengthy court battle while Apple's product sells like hot cakes, and thus capturing the majority of the market, and not to mention making further revenue on apps and licensing chinese companies to make plastic cases and such.

This is chump change to Apple.
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lol your saying bunch of phones outsells the iPhone.

it's just like saying android as more market share than iOS...
Android does have the largest market share, the numbers are there, they don't lie. By your logic we shouldn't be able to say windows has a larger market share because apple sells more computers then any single OEM.
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Only problem is that Samsung has an antenna that works.....
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TBH they look nothing alike after comparing the patent and the Samsung phone. I think apple is just raging. The Samsung has additional side buttons next to the center button, speaker is more in the top area above the screen. Android has a similar setup to iOS if you organize things properly, but that is all based on the OS. With touch screens, they are all going to look the same without buttons. One company isn't going to make a 10" thick tablet just to make it different than the others.
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It may or may not be infringement, but there are many devices out there that are very... Apple inspired.

Android was a blatant iOS clone (interface wise), and whenever Apple takes a new design direction, their competitors quickly clone the new design (rounded back on the iphone 3, metal band on iphone 4).

http://www.gforgames.com/wp-content/...ive-at-att.jpg

I'd be pissed off if I was Apple and I don't blame them for bringing a suit, although I'm sure nothing will come of it.
Imo, Android is much closer to the UIQ3 layout than the iphone. Maybe even palm (not webOS).

I went from a P1i to a G1 and it felt similar in many ways.
 
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All tablets look similar, even the old ones..


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iPhone/iPad copies phones/tablets from 7-9 years ago OMG!!!
Edited by BeerPowered - 4/19/11 at 12:01am
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