Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 28th Sep 2011 15:36 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless This is the biggest one yet. Microsoft's professional extortion campaign - the third side of the same triangle it shares with Apple and Oracle - has finally hit Samsung. The two companies have signed a patent licensing agreement concerning Samsung's use of Android, in which a rumoured fee of $15 (!) per device will flow from Seoul to Redmond. Not entirely coincidentally, that's about the price of a Windows Phone 7 license.
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2011-08-18

Why would I want to counter points that (except for a few idiotic ones) clearly true?


Because you don't have a valid response


Google is no saint, and I never claimed otherwise.


You come to their defense at every corner, you are a major supporter and defender of their copying agenda business strategy and you take great pride in trying to find fault in those companies who wish to seek retribution and inflate it to be something far greater than what it is.



That's the problem with debating with zealots such as yourself.


What's funny is that you don't recognize yourself as zealot you accuse others to be.


You think everything is black and white


You have me all figured out.



so when people like me - non-zealots


I know English isn't your main language so I'll forgive you but the correct spelling there is "super-zealot"



have issues with your pet company


I have a pet company? If I do, its only my own.



you automatically assume we are cheering for the other team all the way, that we approve everything they do.


Thom, you are too transparent for you to make such claims and more to the point you present proof every single day on this site that totally contradicts that ideology.




You think that because that's how your mind works.


Thom, it's only in your world that a sports fan wearing team colors, has a painted face, holding a team pennant and repeatedly yelling, "go home team!!!" should actually be perceived as being team agnostic. I on the other hand call it as I see it. You repeatedly show yourself as the proverbial sports fan on this site... which is fine but you also want to claim that you have zero bias that influences the direction of this site. When people point out this flaw you silence their voice.



You are projecting your mindset ("ALL APPLE DO = GOOD") onto mine


Actually if I do anything on this site, it's only defending companies (Apple included) when you present them in a false light. You see, you have the black and white mindset that ("ALL APPLE DO = BAD"). If you see me coming to Apple's defense more often than other companies on this forum it's simply because you present that company in a far worse light than what it deserves.



For people like me, who have no specific undying love for any company


What defines you is not your undying love for anything but rather your undying hate for a company



Look, Kelly, the fact that we are allowing you to post here in spite of all the things you've done to me and Eugenia, and despite the things you said about my family, is something of a miracle. Don't squander it.


Don't kid yourself Thom, I've said nothing of your family and only have spoken the truth of You and Eugenia. You on the other hand have stated such blatant falsehoods about me that were you to live in the U.S. I would have a valid case for slander.

And no, you don't LET me say anything here.... you have continually banned me for simply pointing out falsehoods with your methodology.

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2005-07-06

tl;dr

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JAlexoid Member since:
2009-05-19

Actually if I do anything on this site, it's only defending companies (Apple included) when you present them in a false light.

Really? That statement contradicts your original post, where you bash Google while not really defending anything Apple. Thom actually negatively portrayed Microsoft, not Apple. Why don't you defend Microsoft here? In fact, if you actually read Thom's text he's "attacking" Apple fanatics, not Apple here.

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