Here is more stuff that Apple has Stolen or copied (Now claiming its there own invention and has the impudence to sue)
Simple Icon home screen - Sony Ericsson M610i and other SE phones a year before the first iphone
Slide to unlock not even close.. Windows CE 2 years before the first iphone
Notification Bar on screen, - Android 1.0 - 3 years before iOS.
Rounded corners, Big Touch Screen, Just one home button and a top bar for speaker – Samsung F700 six months before iphone
Siri Assistant – firstly “borrow” voice service from Nuance, Interface "Lets Meet” - actually a copy of Xiaoi Bot – a 2010 Chinese assistant available on android
Other stuff – Ipad split keyboard, wI-Fi Sync, Camera Unlock, iphone 4 design all stolen or copied. Even ipod/itunes advert since 2003 stolen from Lugz, Shoes, Fall in a 2002 commercial
Anonymous, 03 Oct 2012Um have you seen the recent battery issues thread...or all the others from the passed couple y... moreim also facing battery issue with my iphone. but thats because im hard user. but android eats lots of battery power because of hardware.
Anonymous, 03 Oct 2012Keep the shitty cheap aluminum phone out! Aluminum- categorized in the periodic table as the p... moreyou can really compare your cheap plastic junk with our solid aluminum phones. lol not just watch youtube droptest and you know your nonsense!
Anonymous, 03 Oct 2012idiots, this patent war would never happen if samsuck minded their own business and not copy t... moreWow. And you have the naive audacity to call others idiots.
Samsung did not copy the Iphone first. Second Apple copied the design themselves in the first place.
Now in reality if Apple was a good company and make their own ideas, thoughts, and inventions as well as not be a greedy monopolistic company jealous of others like Samsung and had not sued them unjustly with illegal actions then This would not have happened.
idiots, this patent war would never happen if samsuck minded their own business and not copy the original iphone in the first place.
what ever i like samsung android phones... Apple!! i can't even make video call using 3g vedio call service....lol u call that best phone? Vedio calling is much bigger thing, I can't even share files using bluetooth to other mobile device out of box...
neutral, 03 Oct 2012Apple workers are hardworking. Not to mention they are also perfectionists. They strive to inn... moreHow can you say Samsung using Android means that they are not innovators, but Apple making IOS means they are? HELLO! What would IOS be used on without companies like Samsung? Also LG, Nokia, Sony, and so forth? And where would they get the patents, ideas, and technology to steel and copy the features and designs for Iphone and IOS without the others?
iSJ5, 03 Oct 2012iOS - battery friendly - coz hardware is not so hard! android - battery eater - coz hardware ... moreUm have you seen the recent battery issues thread...or all the others from the passed couple years? IOS is not that great
iSJ5, 03 Oct 2012save the world! and keep plastic out!!!Keep the shitty cheap aluminum phone out! Aluminum- categorized in the periodic table as the poor metal. It's soft, malleable, corrodes easily leaving a powdery white oxide when oxidized. It's the reason why iphones get scratches and dents out of the box. Eeewww!
yea... the 52% is from more tham 100 types of android phones...lg, samsung, csl,motorola and some shits.. but the 34% is came from only a few type of products from APPLE.. See how apple rule the world?
First of all, i would like to said suing is mean for gaining what you really owned NOT what you THINK you own. This kind of dirty tactic should not occur if you are doing it wrongly. So by all mean, do you think Apple will lose their battles in what theirs said "Justice Court" in California. Beside, corruption are involved and nonetheless country advantage. There is no such thing as killing your own kind my friend :D
Apple is credited for being an innovator, when in fact the company is a follower. Apple didn't invent the personal computer, laptop, MP3 player, software media player, app store, music store, smartphone or tablet. Apple partly, or quite openly and shockingly, reinvented these categories. But the company was by no means first, even though there is much revisionist history asserting otherwise. Now apple claims it owns the sole rights to just about everything to do with the industry in order to coerce Americans and anyone else in the world to buy ONLY Apple – most people rushing to by iphone5 or apple-anything cant afford them and rely on credit. Again buy crap you don’t need with money you don’t have. (Remember Lehman Brothers - a company with a 158-year history, including 14 years as an NYSE-listed giant, failed simply because of greed. It took on too much risk in a booming market. "Apple is itself a consummate imitator". Apple has always practiced IMOVATION - that is imitative innovation. The lesson here is that any firm, no matter how big and powerful, can be dashed to pieces on the rocks of leverage.
Anonymous, 03 Oct 2012Android is so flexible. E.g. Swipe keyboarding is the best! It's so easy and saves so much ti... moreiOS - battery friendly - coz hardware is not so hard!
android - battery eater - coz hardware is very hard!
And plastic is the best material! It's lightweight, very flexible to design, good plastic is scratch resistant - even bulletproof vests and modern handguns are (thermo)plastic. When scratched, the material can be colored so as not to show. It can also be quite classy. The most expensive cars use plastic bodies (yup, carbon fiber reinforced polymers). Aluminum is cheap (the most abundant metal on the earth's crust) used for soda cans and reynold's wrap. And glass--well, that's just processed SAND. Nothing fancy about these two.
Android is so flexible. E.g. Swipe keyboarding is the best! It's so easy and saves so much time. Widgets too--no more fiddling with my Settings. Just click on the widget right on the desktop to toggle features, just look at the screen to see calendar updates, etc. And no need to use proprietary software (iTunes), just plug your android phone and drag/drop music, pictures, files, etc. into the android "drive". Add more memory with SD Card. Listen to the latest music and news on FM radio. More functionalities can be had with replacement launchers! Control calls/messages that you receive, schedule message sending. Google maps... well, it just works! :)
It seems apple retired their engineers and just hired more lawyers. Before, they used to not mind patents since they are always ahead before they can be copied. Now, they're late and need to resort to legal circus acts. :)
Samsung offers an android phone for every person--those who want the best to those who want limited functionality and affordability. Android itself is so customizable (widgets, third party launchers and a variety of keyboards, etc. etc.). Apple, on the other hand, only caters to those who can spend $$$$$$$$$$ (lots of it). Not only that, it forces owners to use the phone only the way Apple likes you to. Customizable? Well if you count wallpapers! :)
y are fruit kinners so jelous of android......ios is only good because of apps......i thing wp would be much better than ios....android is good because u can customise it the way u want.....i want all the rotten fruit sellers to come over xda and have a look...i want all the ios kinners to come over xda by usling our google maps(lol)...get urself a cheap android ph......(now dont say all androids a cheaper...they are just value for money....man if u cant respect ur hard earned cash ...u dont respect ur self....) customise it or use it......then say.....and m just feeling happy that you all are using google maps....i dont want google to sue apple......we all are happy to help