Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th Jan 2012 18:28 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Hold on to your panties, because this should come as a surprise: I'm actually agreeing that Samsung is copying Apple. The Korean company just released a new entry-level Android smartphone, and it's called the Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus. While Apple's previous complaints regarding Samsung's supposed copying were obviously nonsense, this Galaxy Ace Plus, on the other hand... It's almost as if Samsung is giving Apple the finger by copying the iPhone 3G(S) almost verbatim.
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Connectors in such style were standard in mobile phones for many years (and thankfully that ceases to be the case), and what Samsung might be (unfortunately) doing is using an open standard - sure, one building upon existing physical infrastructure* ...I guess this one aberration of a connector just ended up with big stockpiles etc., by the virtue of being quite popular in few very atypical places which like to constantly buy useless trash, with top rates of living on a credit, etc.

*what, did you whine that Slot A used physical parts / stock of existing Slot 1 supplies?

Also, curious how it needs to be pointed out to you that Apple outright "stole" that cover style in the first place.

(and Samsung sells quite a lot more different phones, laptops, etc.)

Edited 2012-01-12 00:10 UTC

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