Linked by umad on Thu 25th Aug 2011 22:51 UTC
Apple I thought OSNews would be a good forum to talk about a matter that has been weighing on my mind lately primarily because the site has been so focused on Apple's patents and litigation as of late. The news that HP, the largest PC manufacturer in the world is spinning off or getting out of this business is what really prompted me to write this article.
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RE[3]: Comment by _txf_
by JAlexoid on Sun 28th Aug 2011 19:49 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by _txf_"
JAlexoid
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Apple owns the iPhone market. It is their market. You can make a phone that doesn't look and work like an iPhone -- WebOS, BlackBerry, WP7, and what Nokia's been doing with touch are all genuinely distinct user interfaces, and BB, Droid, and Pre are all distinct form factors -- but Samsung and Google aren't doing any of that.


Just holding Samsung Nexus S, iPhone4 and 1st gen iPod Touch in front of me... And I can't stop thinking that I can't tell them apart... (massive sarcasm)

If you have a patent, you own a market.

That a gross misunderstanding of patents and markets.

An excellent essay on the topic:
http://www.paulgraham.com/softwarepatents.html

Please keep in mind that other software developers have different views. And a lot of them have no less impressive biographies compared to Paul...

almost everything else about Android is copied from the iPhone?

Please present a list, that we can disprove every single point. Here are a lot of people that can quote the originators...

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