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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RE[3]: Terrible?
by Thom_Holwerda on Tue 7th Aug 2012 14:31 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Terrible?"
Thom_Holwerda
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And by "objectively" you mean "in favour of Apple", right?

More importantly - why should Apple get special treatment on OSNews? If I rag on Google or Microsoft - not a peep from you. But for Apple, I should get someone else to do it?

You accuse me of being biased - which I am, I hate companies abusing software patents to stifle competition - while clearly being biased yourself. Kind of funny, in a way.

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