Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 26th Aug 2012 10:28 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless In light of the jury verdict in Apple vs. Samsung, the one-liners and jokes flew back and forth. One in particular, by Dan Frakes, has been copied and pasted all over the web, and it goes like this: "When the iPhone debuted, it was widely criticized for having no buttons/keys. Now people think the iPhone's design is 'obvious'." This is a very common trend in this entire debate that saddens me to no end: the iPhone is being compared to simple feature phones, while in fact, it should be compared to its true predecessor: the PDA. PDAs have always done with few buttons.
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jared_wilkes
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2011-04-25

This was not a legal advice, though.


So what? It didn't have to be the opinion of a lawyer, judge, or jury to be admissible as evidence that Samsung was aware they could be using Apple IP and should avoid doing so. You are trying to make arguments you hope are valid and apply them to the US legal system. Are you claiming there is no such thing as admissible evidence that doesn't originate as "legal advice"? That does sound silly, doesn't it?

When Apple shows Android phones they always show the app drawer instead of the home screen, because it looks a lot more like iPhone's home screen.


Apple shows what Samsung shows in 80% of the advertising, product packaging, and other marketing materials. The app drawer designed to look like Apple's homescreen.

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