ah, the idiotic US court system bought into Apple's BS (here's guessing those judges r using iPhones, iPads and some Macs too at home).... though the case will go into a few more rounds of appeals b4 anything is concluded. and this is the same judicial system that sue Microsoft for anti-trust and now they r implying that Apple is right in copyrighting square icons with roundish edge, swipe to unlock etc.... even also rectangular phone design with roundish edge, eventhough Sammy have a similar design way b4 the 1st generation of iPs.... what i think! i say Ford should sue every carmakers for having 4 tyres! lolz, then these judges will have 2nd thoughts when they r forced to only use Fords or buy cars with 3/5/6/7 tyres! and i'm wondering why Apple didnt sue the likes of ZTE, Huawei and especially XiaoMi for making copycat iPhones! me thinks? they r afraid of China! and i dont even wanna go into the MIUI rom....
I can't help but feel that the thing which is really perplexing many people on all sides is the "rectangular shape with rounders corners" affair.
The lawyers are the real winners, we consumers are just end up paying their fee.
But wait, iPhone models are composed of SAMSUNG materials.. B*&*& please ..
I will never buy an iphone, what a big waste they are, but i still dont understand how anyone can defend samsung here?? Its obviously galaxy S was a copy, and a plastic copy as well. Its fair that samsung pay for theft, no matter how much we dislike iphone. If u guys rily hate apple that much, then WHY DO U BUY APPLE COPIES?!?!
THIS VERDICT BENEFITS BUYERS! Now samsung finally will start their own r&d, and being a gigantic company they will contribute alot in the years to come.
Sun, 25 Aug 2012Does enyone think that 10 million S3 users and the many more millions future users care too mu... moreFair point. An American jury were never going to find against Apple, for the same reason that Apple have lost court battles in China. Not only that but having made the effort to follow this case when possible, Samsung were prevented from giving some key evidence for what most people would agree were debatable reasons at best.
To be fair, Samsung have done themselves no favours and that's the real point here. Neither company emerges from this with any real credit - despite what the fanboys on either side may say.
Now if Apple and Samsung could kindly get back to making phones I think we would all the appreciate it :)
"..Samsung will continue to innovate and offer choices for the consumer."
LOL! you've got a typo error there sammy, should be "imitate" & not "innovate".
In my opinion, I believe that he jury and the court has basis in releasing the decision in favor of Apple. It is indeed true that Apple is not the first phone to use a rectangular with rounded corner design however I believe that the isssue is not merely about that. I don't have an Apple product and I have used a Samsung phone and I could tell that there are some Samsung phones that really has striking similiraties with an iPhone not just on the shape of the phone but to the icons and keypad as well. Electronic companies spend time and money in designing there products to be ergonomic as well as attractive to users and it so happen that Samsung copied those ideas from Apple wihout doing a major innovation.
On the other hand, Samsung is also right that the decision is indeed a loss to the consumer as this means lesser choices and higher prices.
No apple for me even if all companies disappear and only apple is left! I will still never buy apple..
Why did all the jurors exited throught the back door? When you make a decision that's gonna cost someone 1 bn dollars you should stand by your decision and publicly explain the reasons that made you take that decision not hide like a coward! I wonder what were the criterias by witch the jurors were selected..maybe apple put in a word for some jurors?..in multi-billion lawsuits is anything imposible?
Booo to Apple. No more filling Apple coffers....
Copied? Samsung only used the bleeding obvious.
Aman Droid, 25 Aug 2012Apple is American company and this is order of American court....so nothing to say anything elsebut 4 sure, u wont say that if the decision is on sammycat's favor.. LOL!
Let's all boycott apple products now....and lets protest for bringing sammy back in US in interest of innovation and technology
I really hope Samsung stops making ugly phones now.And i really wish they stop using touchwiz, the ugliest android skin ever.
So Samsung owns rounded corner shaped phone patents! Its time the whole idea of patents is reviewed.
Hahahahahahahahahahahaha! The temptation to laugh is simply overwhelming, I could not find any way to resist it! Hahahahahahahahahahaha!
Poor sammycat, este copycat!!
"Good artists copy, great artists steal"
Samsung, are you good or great? Hahahahaha!
Apple wins in the court while samsung is farming the market. Apple is just wasting its time and resources :))
I am no apple fan . But its really true samsung copied apple style blatantly . Not only software i saw the jack for usb and proprietary for samsung only was exactly like Apple . Its sad Samsung lost its ground to apple . But i really wanted samsung to win . but on the other hand see Nokia and their E series . Metal body finish . Nice and handy . E63 , E71 , E72 all have metal bodies molded . Why cant samsung come up with such design instead of blatantly looting premium price for cheap plasticy body ??? Even the good old nokia does great job in creating their own design ... Poor samsung . This is what happens when you copy others and dont care about newer ideas in designing . All of the galaxy line looks the same.
Say samsung u make metal bodies good finish design . And we all wd b sold . We wont buy any more apple products ( personally I Never liked that Glass body of Iphone so i dont own one ) .