Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 3rd Mar 2010 16:36 UTC
Legal Today's "the day after". The day after Apple started a patent war with HTC and Google. Today, we have statements from both HTC and Google, and a number of other people have weighed in as well as to the possible ramifications of Apple's lawsuit.
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RE[2]: Bilski...
by TemporalBeing on Wed 3rd Mar 2010 21:10 UTC in reply to "RE: Bilski..."
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The sooner manufacturers get this and stop trying to sell handsets based on meaningless numbers to consumers (Megapixel this, gigabyte that) and start _showing_ what the handset can _do_ then the quicker they will beat Apple.


Google doesn't seem to be selling it based on technical specs. But as with anything, the specs are available - I was just noticing an interesting aspect; I expected the iPhone would have had a lot closer spec on the camera than that, especially as it was their new 3GS phone that I was comparing against (the iPhone 3GS+32GB @ $799 vs. the Nexus One $530).

I find it amazing that only Apple advertise what the device can actually do, with zero technical specs involved.


Apple is not the only one; but they sell more on the hype, fashion-ability, and elitism of having an Apple product. They sell on coolness factor alone.

Google is not far behind in playing the same game; though not quite as elitist, and using more common software/hardware than Apple.

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