Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 7th Aug 2012 12:24 UTC, submitted by henderson101
Legal "Comparing Samsung's flagship products before and after release of the iPhone & iPad, and how Apple's intellectual property infringement claims hold up." A terrible visual guide that ignores not only Samsung's own pre-iPhone designs, but also - and worse yet - the thirty-odd years of mobile computing that preceded the iPhone. Typical of today's technology world: a complete and utter lack of historical sense. Worse yet are the claims about icons: only the phone icon is similar, but Apple did not invent the green phone icon. This is a remnant of virtually all earlier phones which use a green phone icon for initiate/answer call, and a red phone icon for terminate/reject call. Claiming this deserves IP protection is beyond ridiculous, and shows just how low Apple is willing to go.
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Thom, I think you're developing a mild obsession here. I think the whole thing is a waste of time. I also think you've interpreted the evidence in line with your usual stance regarding Apple.

Personally, I think Samsung designs took a very strange shift towards looking like iPhones. Sure, it could be a coincidence. I doubt it, but it could be. But frankly, I don't care that much.

Have a little faith that ultimately, two mega corporations going after each other will have little effect on the things you care about.

Just relax, take out some popcorn and enjoy the show.

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