Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 7th Feb 2012 23:41 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "People who have the latest Symbian Nokia smartphones can now update them to Nokia Belle - bringing a fresh look to their screens thanks to the latest user interface. Once you have installed Nokia Belle you will still have the same phone, but it will feel like new, with improved performance." Love the version name.
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leech
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2006-01-10

The really funny thing about that, is when Nokia was going around and suing people, it was over HARDWARE patents, not software patents like everyone else. Software patents are bull crap. Hardware patents actually require a lot of research and design. Software patents almost always have prior art, and are simple to engineer in multiple ways.

So I have to give credit to Nokia for not being sue happy about how something multitasks or notifications work or anything like that.

Though there are occasions when even suing over a 'hardware' patent is retarded, like when Atari sued Sega because they also used 9 pin joystick controllers for the Sega Master System and Sega Genesis. Atari one 9 Million from that, if I recall. One Million for every pin!

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