Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Aug 2011 17:32 UTC
Legal Okay, I didn't see this one coming. German press agency dpa is reporting that Apple has been granted a preliminary injunction barring Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 from being distributed in the entire European Union except for The Netherlands, over a design patent. Competition at its finest, people, and this is clearly in the interest of consumers. I'm ashamed to be European. Updates in the article now. This iterative update process isn't really working when you've got a gazillion of them.
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RE[6]: zzzz
by jtfolden on Thu 11th Aug 2011 02:03 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: zzzz"
jtfolden
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No. Your arguement would only make sense if Apple didn't have the monopoly over Mac OS X, and there were dozens of brands offering (legal) Mac OS X compatible computers. The Windows-based PC market is very segregated because people can choose. So it is your logic the one that is idiotic.


This is illogical yet again. The iPhone is the #1 selling smartphone. Should it be discounted because Apple has a "monopoly" over iOS? Yes, the iPhone is SUCH a failure. lol

Since you talk of people that "filter data to suit" you certainly display a run-away knack for it. There is nothing wrong with comparing hardware brand against hardware brand.

Anyway, by Sabon's logic, it's pretty obvious that there must have been something lacking on Mac OS-based computers since they were nowhere nearly as successful as Windows (the "Mac OS rip-off" Apple Fanboys have been complaining about for ages) based ones.


...and yet Apple is just as successful as other hardware makers.

Oh, and if you like so much to filter data to suit your beliefs, how about this: Apple also OWNS the named-after-a-fruit PC segment.


The fact that I mentioned Apple owning the high-end PC market is not selective filtering, it's merely pointing to the fact of how successful they have been and with a healthy markup to boot.

Edited 2011-08-11 02:03 UTC

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