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Apple lose iPhone name in Mexico, revise statement in UK

02 November, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Apple lose iPhone name in Mexico, revise statement in UK - read the full textUpdate: As The Verge has explained in their post on the matter, it seems there has been a misunderstanding over what actually happened in Mexico and what everyone thought had happened. As it turns out, Apple intended to cancel the 'iFone' patent in Mexico so they can register their own 'iPhone'...

 

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Sooo iphone is actually icopy?

Maybe now they Can sue Nokia for using "i"

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  • 2012-11-03 13:34
  • uNVC

i agree, you reap what you sow...

instead of focusing on coming out with phones that will dominate competition more than ever before, all time and energy wasted on making enemies... and coming out with stuff like the iPad Mini...

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  • 2012-11-03 12:50
  • TRFF

> In reply to saw89 @ 2012-11-03 10:27 from g8i@ - click to readr u mad??? du u knw iFone??? its a chinese phone wid same looks as iphone3,4,5...they hav copied all of them nd costs around 40 to 50$...knw da matter nd then cm
ment pls....

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  • 2012-11-03 12:42
  • 7wCI

anyway, what happened to this? http://thenextweb.com/apple/20...g-name-a-pl/

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  • 2012-11-03 12:39
  • RJhm

> In reply to Dee @ 2012-11-03 11:49 from v}7V - click to readApple had paid $600 million to settle ipad trademark in China, let see what happens in Mexico.

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  • 2012-11-03 12:35
  • PAXp

Sux sh*t to apple, let hope apple would learn from this!

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  • 2012-11-03 12:35
  • RNZF

> In reply to Animus @ 2012-11-03 06:57 from bJbn - click to readThere are such a vast amount of Android phones and some of them are low-end "budget" phones for people who don't want to spend hundreds. Also, Android is moving forward so quickly there is a constant need for new handsets with new hardware. You can't honestly say Apple's iOS gets the same development as Android. It definitely has a lot of thought put into it, but iOS is only impressive to those who don'tknow anything about Android. People who work in mobile phone tech support like me know that Apple handsets are expensive, unreliable, have a cop-out 1-year warranty (with a very expensive option to purchase a second year), and are generally a pain in the backside.

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  • 2012-11-03 12:17
  • iIR0

I wish there was a like button here like facebook. I actually LOVED the news. The court should ban iPhone as they have copied the name from iFone. iPhone is nothing but copy, copy and copy from other phones. And also they are crap. Tell me, iPhans, with your iPhone, can you transfer files to another device (iPhone to others, not iPhone to iPhone)? Can you create and edit documents without a payment, right out of the box? Nokia used to be good with Symbian and MeeGo (Ooooh, the one and only touch-phone experience with N9), but they became total crap with WinMo. A phone is now not just a phone, but your replacement for desktop, laptop, notebook, netbook etc. So in that matter, an Android Phablet would be the best choice, finding everything you might need to replace them. I was a hater of Android, but like it or not, at present Android is giving you the best among the phone OSes. Whether you like it or not, Apple should be banned.

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  • 2012-11-03 12:14
  • uWje

No doubt that Apple have geniuses in their firm but in the real world there are none! If they're keeping on this way...they're sure to lost a lot more their way.

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  • 2012-11-03 11:55
  • v}7V

> In reply to kabhi @ 2012-11-03 09:15 from 9xVa - click to readYou didn't mention that ipad name also lost its name in China as well. Apple have to pay big amount of money to enable using ipad name and own it.

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  • 2012-11-03 11:49
  • v}7V

It's about time that Apple should feel a bit the test of its own medicine. lolzzz

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  • 2012-11-03 11:49
  • sAIv

You reap what you sow Apple. Burnnnnn!!!!

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  • 2012-11-03 11:32
  • mcmI

Apple loosing the battle(suing all companies) they started themselves... lol...

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  • 2012-11-03 11:29
  • vGP%

i dont have an ifone, but ive herd their great, even better than iphone!

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  • 2012-11-03 10:27
  • g8i@

i hope this is just the beginning of the death of apple =D ...hihihi

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  • 2012-11-03 10:15
  • fmWh

What goes around, comes around. Reap what you sowed, Apple, and realise that you have made a lot of enemies.

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  • 2012-11-03 09:15
  • iIR0

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-11-02 22:03 from Rn6R - click to readBlow after blow...
First lost to Samsung in lawsuit over patent issues.
Then tried to replace Google maps & Failed miserably.
Then tried to COPY larger screen from Android phones so that people dont hate iphone.
Now COPIED iFONE name...
He he he...

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  • 2012-11-03 09:15
  • 9xVa

...and that's what happens when companies get too greedy. The bigger they are, the harder they fall.

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  • 2012-11-03 08:58
  • pKIJ

Let's help apple choose a new name for the iPhone5 in Mexico:
iFail perhaps?
lol, I have nothing against apple products but with their management and lack of transparacy, they deserve to be sued

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  • 2012-11-03 07:34
  • N9bD

If they can't sell it in Mexico, they could call it the BANNED-IT-PHONE.
Eeeeee-haaaaaaa. Bang bang bang.

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  • 2012-11-03 07:06
  • nx2y

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