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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RE[8]: Reaching
by Windows Sucks on Sun 26th Aug 2012 23:32 UTC in reply to "RE[7]: Reaching"
Windows Sucks
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My point is that the Model T and my Honda are both cars but no one would compare the two and say they are the same other then being both cars.

A PDA and the iPhone both have some of the same features but they would not be compared by normal people.

If you cracked out a iPaq and an iPhone and put them next to each other most people would laugh at the comparison.

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