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[6]: Terrible?
by Fergy on Wed 8th Aug 2012 08:25 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Terrible?"
Fergy
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Samsung has a history of copying other companies products.

Are you trying to say Apple hasn't?
Apple is innovative, and is in fact one of the most innovative tech companies around and as a result has a lot more IP which is relevant and cutting edge at stake than many other companies.

Can you name some of that IP? I hope you will keep idea patents out of their IP collection.
the iPhone was an inflection product that changed the smart phone industry and the market completely

The iPhone was a Nokia N770 with a phone and fluent interface. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nokia_770_Internet_Tablet
When I saw the N770 I waited until they combined it with a phone. But somehow Nokia kept being stupid.

Edited 2012-08-08 08:26 UTC

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